Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Faber Castell-Rubber Cafe Blog Hop


Welcome to The Rubber Cafe/Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft blog hop! If you've just joined us today and would like to start the blog hop from the beginning, simply click on The Rubber Cafe blog to begin. If you've come here from Irit Shalom's blog, you are in the right place!

For this blog hop, we will be showcasing project ideas, inspiration, and tutorials featuring fabulous products you won't want to miss! Hop along with us as we work with products from these great companies:

The Rubber Cafe

The Rubber Cafe is a stamp manufacturer of high quality, deeply etched stamps and other fine paper crafting tools and accessories. All of our beautiful stamps are made right here in the USA in sunny San Diego, California! Visit http://www.therubbercafe.com today to view their complete product line!

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
Faber-Castell was founded more than 240 years ago in Germany as a pencil manufacturer. Today Faber-Castell is world renowned for its high quality, innovative products. Too see Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft’s complete product line, visit http://www.designmemorycraft.com today!

My projects
1. Mail Art



















2. Card


































Supplies:
Faber-Castell
Gelatos
Big Brush Markers
PITT artist pens

The Rubber Cafe
Dutch East Indies Post
Vaticane Post
Postoid Set
Just My Type


For your next stop on the hop, you'll be visiting Michele Ciola.

Don't forget to leave a comment on each manufacturer and designer's blog for a chance to win great prizes such as:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft will be giving away a $50 prize pack, and The Rubber Cafe will be giving away TWO $25 gift certificates!

The blog hop contest will be open until midnight June 10th and the winners will be announced on June 12th on the company's blogs.

53 comments:

Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams said...

Your projects are amazing! I love the "passport-esque-ness" of the first project ... Happy, Happy, joy, joy, joy!

Kristine Reynolds said...

Oh WOW! Love the typewriter project! What a cool new look for that stamp!

Karen T said...

I really love how you encorporated the stamps very inspired!

TesaB said...

Love, love, love your mail art!!!! Such awesome stamping and coloring, very artsy!!!

Billie Dee said...

It's very obvious that you're having a blast with these projects! Thank you for for the inspiration!

liberal sprinkles said...

wow your cards are gorgeous! I especially love the mail art, I have a thing about mail love and stamps!

Regina aka Mrs. Ham said...

I've never seen mail art before, but I'm loving it.

Prairie Scrapbooking said...

i absolutely love your style. Great work. Thanks for a chance to win.

Miriam Prantner said...

LOVE the idea of mail art. How neat! Thanks for a wonderful idea!

ginnye said...

I love the way you used the stamps. Great work as always!1

DiamondLil said...

OMG, I LOVE the mail art envelope -- the colors, the stamps, the text. I'm taking an online lettering class right now and just love the way you incorporated lettering into your piece.

Thanks for the inspiration,
Tracy B
Massachusetts

Mel- said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE this idea!!

katiebug92 said...

Wow, your mail art turned out BEAUTIFUL!! Definitely going to go check out the other blogs in the blog hop now.

Sheryl Pelletier said...

Simply amazing use of loose color. Beautiful.

Sue D said...

Wonderful projects using these products!

Jacquie Southas said...

love these - what you did with the postage set is gorgeous

Bunnyfreak said...

Your mail art is so cool.

MicheleC said...

What a great altered envelope! Love all the mail art. TFS!!

madisonznana said...

Wow, so fun. Never thought of mail art!

Carol said...

Fabulous ideas on the blog hop, thanks for the inspiration! Love The Rubber Cafe and DMC!

Carol B
ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

Wanda said...

You really showcased the products very well in your project. I am inpired.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Just amazing. I love how the projects came out.

rlovew said...

Love the way the typewriter stamps and their background came out.

Just Laury said...

Great theme! Love the typewriter! And the colors!

Barbara said...

Hi Mou, Your mail art is amazing!! Love all the details, the colors, techniques and of course the typewriter stamp. I wonder how many crafters still remember what a typewriter is? Thank you so much for inspiring me with you beautiful collage. Hugs

l.m.b. said...

Love love love the watercolor affect! Great envelope project! I have fun giving the mailman a treat!

Denny said...

You are so artistic! I thought the "Just my Type" stamp was actually your pen drawing and lettering at first... Lol. Anyhow, your projects are great. TFS.

gypsy rose said...

luv, luv, luv your mail art. thanks for sharing.

Maureen Hayes said...

I love everything about this, my Only wish is for a tutorial of how you used each product to create it! Love how you took the envelope and then played on the travel theme. Also loved the use of color. Thank you for being part of the blog hop and for the inspiring project!

Lucy said...

oh yea; that's what i am talking about!

Lucy said...

oh yea; that's what I am talking about; great job!

efj said...

What wonderful ideas!! Can't wait to get started!! Thank you for the inspiration.

Craftybee said...

I just love your project! Especially all the stamping and blending of colors--gorgeous.TFS

Bonnie in SC said...

I absolutely adore mail art. Who wants to get a plain envelope in the mail?

Lynn (toomanycrayons) said...

Really loved your mail art and dying to try it myself !

Kaneka said...

Very colorful. I love the backgrounds you created with gelatos.

Kaneka

pooky said...

Love this!!! I love doing mail art! Looks like a trend right now:)
♥Bev

silvia said...

LOVE your projects!!!

Nora Parker said...

Nice work. Very clever and fun.

A Crafty Person said...

Both your projects are wonderful!! I love the big envelope mail art card. Thank you so much.

Charo said...

Your designs are fabulous!

Bethany Becker said...

Great projects. Thanks so much for sharing!

OhSuz said...

Just beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win :-)

Larissa Heskett said...

I LOVE your Bright creation!! THANKS for sharing and for the chances to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

marilyn said...

I love your mail art--fabulousness!

sillyp said...

What a personal touch to mail art. Thank you for sharing.

Roberta said...

Amazing! I love use of colors and such an original idea! Thank you for the inspirations!

Maya said...

So cool! Love the background you created with gelatos!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Wowzers...these are amazing!!!

Denise said...

I'm so happy to see you in this blog hop, Mou! Your creativity is a great inspiration!!

Gina Howe said...

I love the vintage stamps images . Very nice way to decorate an envelope.

sewzallsquirrels said...

I love your style on the envelope as it is tidy but has a nice loose look.
Stencils use is nice.
Thanks

Rahadian Sadewa said...

softly colours.like it..
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