Arrrrrrr ye mateys, it be a Tuesday and ya know what that means. It’s Treasure Hunt Tuesday at Rubbernecker Stamp Company. Put ye swashbuckling skills to the test and plunder all the treasure that be waitin’ fer ya. Set sail along with me mates and join us fer the first clue. Along ye way, there are a few ports ya need be stoppin’ at. There be some extra Smiley from millan.net to be found today – set sail now and visit Candy and Jules for a chance to win a $10 Rubbernecker Gift Certificate! After ye stops there, head on over to Rubbernecker where ye will find the first clue and more deets on how ya may claim ye bounty! Smiley from millan.net While ye are sailing around today, make sure ye stop and visit the rest of me mates, Shelly, Tami, Kittie, Broni, Bev, and Linda.

You’ll also want to take note that the Ranger Adironack Pigment Pads and Reinkers are still on sale. If you look closely, you’ll see that if you purchase $25 in product, you’ll receive a 10% rebate on your entire order. Not only that, but for every $100 spent, you’ll receive an additional 10% off your total.

I decided to make another tag today, but this time I used the Ranger pigment inks and not the distress.

Eek Tag

For this tag, I worked Terra Cotta, Eggplant and Denim pigment inks onto the tag. The eyes were stamped with a Snow Cap Paint Dabber, and the spider web was then stamped in Pitch Black. The spiders were also stamped in Pitch Black and then embossed with Black EP. The sides of the tag were distressed with my scissors, and then sponged with Black Soot Distress Ink. I used the Mini Grunge Board for the sentiment, covering the Grunge with Pitch Black, adhering the letters on the tag with Glossy Accents and then covering the letters with Crackle Accents. Just for the heck of it, and so inspired by Pam’s bottle caps, I decided to hide a pair of eyes in the bottle cap. I inked a round piece of Grunge Board with Pitch Black, stamped the eyes with a Snow Cap Paint Dabber, and glued the circle in the bottom of the bottle cap. I tried the first time to use Ranger Crackle Accents to cover the eyes, but needless to say, that didn’t quite work. Everything turned black. So, I turned on my new Melting Pot, threw in some clear UTEE, and when it was warm, drizzled the melted UTEE by spoon into the bottle cap. I love the eerie feel of the eyes peeking out through the distortion of the UTEE. I tied the ribbons off through the tag, and then using a lighter, I melted the ribbon.

  • Stamps: Rubbernecker Halloween Collection Grand Spider Web SKU:45-10, Mr. Spider SKU:45-03 and Eyes from Rubbernecker Stamp Company
  • Paper: Shipping Tag
  • Ink: Ranger Terra Cotta, Eggplant, Denim and Pitch Black Pigment; Black Soot Distress
  • Accessories: Ranger Glossy and Crackle Accents, Melting Pot, Clear UTEE, Snow Cap Acrylic Paint Dabber, Ink Blending Tool, and Black EP; Tonic Tim Holtz Scissors; Tsukineko Sponge Dauber; Tim Holtz idea-ology Mini and Plain Shapes Grunge Board; Bottle Caps

Have a great day today!

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