June 22, 2012

Bo Bunny Field Trip | Rub Ons

Today on the Bo Bunny blog we each took a little personal field trip!  You are probably wondering what that means. Well, they wanted us to step outside our comfort zone and do something a little different!!!  I really had to think about this one. I feel like I scrap a wide variety of topics and I enjoy doing cards and OTP projects.  (Although I do need to do more "everyday" type layouts and I am working on doing this!) So I decided to go with using a Bo Bunny product that I don't use very often...their rub ons.  Don't get me wrong, Bo Bunny has awesome rub ons! They come off like butter!  I just struggle with using them because they come off like butter and stay put where ever they land!  I am more of a move it around until I am 100% sure about where it is going to stay, move it around some more and then maybe it stays put!  Rub ons are not conducive to this method!!!  That was until I saw a tip that Tara Orr shared recently on the Bo Bunny blog.




She suggested applying them to cardstock and then fussy cutting around them.  Now this sounded like a way for me to use rub ons!  And that is exactly what I did. I adhered the ones I wanted to use to white cardstock. 
I then trimmed around them leaving a small white border.
I decided that I wanted the central image to have more dimension, so I cut it out.
I then adhered it to another piece of white cardstock and trimmed around it.
When I attached it to my layout, I used double sided foam tape to pop it up to give me the dimension I was looking for.
Thanks so much for stopping by and if you happened to stop by here after visiting the Bo Bunny blog please let me know! 

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6 comments:

  1. What a super fun layout! Makes me wish it was summer here. The other thing I do with rub-ons is rub them onto acetate. Then I can layer them over things and easily move them around :-) Nothing worse than putting it down and then ending up covering it up ... or mucking up the rub on that you have decided to add at the end!!! LOL

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  2. What a fun fun layout!! That is such a great way to use rubons. I like to move things around alot, too. This is perfect technique for that!

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  3. Great idea for the rub-ons and that turned out amazing on your layout! I love the Alora line and it is so fun for your page and that great photo!!

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  4. Definitely going to try this idea for the stack of rub-ons I have in my stash!!! What a great idea to pass on!!! Love the wonky circle punch?? -- what brand is it??? Have a great weekend Juliana !!! :)

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  5. Hi Juliana, I am new here and I found your blog while blog hopping. I love this layout the colors and embellishment look so happy. Thanks for the tip on the rub on's cool idea. I am now your newest follower. Hugs and God bless.

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  6. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Bee Craft Inspirations, under the Page 2 post on Aug. 17, 2012. Thanks again.

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