Made a birthday card for my son's
15th birthday. Decided I needed a
very large word stamp. So, of course, I carved a
rubber stamp to fit the bill!
The way this card design came about is
kind of funny. I was throwing something away
when I noticed a VERY old airplane
magazine that my husband had
thrown out. I did a double take because
I couldn't believe that he had thrown it
away and also because the colors were
I immediately thought of making a
card for my son (also an airplane lover).
I also wanted it to say 'soar' reflecting not only
the airplane theme, but also what I wanted
him to aspire to.
So that is when I knew
that I would have to hand carve a rubber stamp!
I really like the way the stamp turned out. I distressed it, so it would look a bit older, by
carving little tiny areas away.
I am including a quote that I think is