Friday, May 01, 2015

May Colour Challenge

Finally summer is on the way - warm days, flowers blooming, ice cream... We are celebrating here at Rubber Dance with bright summer colours for this month's challenge. These vibrant shades will make you feel like it's summer even if there's rain outside.

Both our winner and Pick of the Month will get badges to proudly display on their blogs. Winners will be announced on our blog on the 7th of the following month, so remember to check back to see if you won!

  • We'll draw an overall WINNER at random who receives an an amazing grab bag of unmounted Rubber Dance stamps worth 25 Euro! (that's over $30!)
  • The Design Team will choose our favourite entry - our DT Pick of the Month. 
  • Any entries using Rubber Dance stamps will get a special mention!
  • NEW: After you have linked up your work, you can email Bibi (stamplist@gmail.comto get a discount code to use in the Rubber Dance Stamps webshop and get 20% off your entire order.

Our colours this month are bright and summery!
In addition to our colour scheme, our OPTIONAL THEME this month is: Flowers
(use the theme if you want to - it's optional but we think perfect for these colours!)

Please take a quick look at the rules below before you create. Don’t worry, there aren't many rules and they are not complicated.

Need some inspiration? Check out these examples! We have all used stamps from Rubber Dance, which you can find on our website: 

By Majo

By Susanne

By Katy

Join our challenge!

All you have to do is:
1) Create something with this month's colour scheme and optional theme (if you want to use it)
2) Add your linky below before the closing date
3) Add a link back to the Rubber Dance blog to your entry post

  • All entries need to include rubber stamping, but using stamps from Rubber Dance is not necessary.
  • You may use other colours in addition to our month's colour scheme, but our challenge colours must be the main ones.
  • Entry is via the linking tool only, to new work with a direct link to your entry post.
  • You may join our challenge with up to 10 separate entries, and combine our challenge with as many other challenges you like. Remember to add a link back to this challenge!
  • Please consider turning off word verification on your blog if you would like to receive comments from us.
  • Following our blog is optional, but very much appreciated :-)

We reserve the right to remove entries that don't meet these requirements.

    Colour scheme for May:
    Bright summery shades of purple, hot pink and sunshine yellow

    Closing date for entries:
    Midnight May 31st, Central European Time (= GMT+1 or EST + 6)

    Have fun! We can't wait to see what YOU come up with! :-)

    Greetings from the DT & Staff at Rubber Dance

    Our next challenge will be announced on June 1st
    at 1 minute after midnight CET (= GMT + 1, EST + 6)

    Any questions? Please use the comment field below or email Bibi at

    We need entries from 5 people or more to draw any winners.


    1. Wow, love these bright colors.... they are totally -'me'. ...joining in soon :)
      And loved beautifully stamped and created inspirational projects by all DTs..

    2. WOW bright colours and perfect for flowers Bibi, will try to enter this month, time is just flying by, i really want it to slow down...

      Thanks to your DT for their fantastic inspiration :-) xxx

    3. Beautiful DT inspiration. I love the colour scheme :o)

    4. Ooh, hot pink, hot purple and almost orange. Love it. I feel a happy dance or two coming on. Love the cards from the DT. Hugz

    5. Beautiful inspirations! Thank you! ❤️❤️

    6. Good choice of colours! Lovely flower stamps on the DT inspiration makes too...

    7. I love the colours! I will join this challenge. Den som intet våger intet vinner (Nothing ventured nothing gained) :)

    8. What a gorgeous palette this time, Love the Dt inspiration.

    9. Fun, bright colors! Think I will give them a try!! j.

    10. Some of my favorite colors!!

    11. Fabulous pallette! I had fun and hope to play again soon. As always fabulous inspirations Karen x

      1. It's entered my same post twice - can someone please delete the second please? Many thanks Karen

      2. I've deleted the second one, no problem :) Thanks for joining us with your cool art journal page!

    12. When do I learn to post here?. Sorry for all the posts

      1. No problem, Dagny. I've deleted the extra entries. Thank you for joining! :)

    13. What a gorgeous colour combo - only just found your blog through Helen Allen's YT channel and don't have any Rubber Dance stamps yet, but just about to email Bibi and put that right very soon!! :o)

      1. Glad you found us, Annie! Helen's video tuts are awesome, aren't they? So glad to have her on my DT!
        Thank you for joining our challenge! Very nice ATCs! Thank you for the email, too! :)

    14. Great choice of colours Bibi! And the DT examples are lovely, as always. So busy at work that I missed last month's challenge. But I'm here now :)

      1. Good to have you back, RosA! Lovely card!
        Thanks for joining us again! :)

    15. As you can see Bibi - I had issues with getting my card uploaded and would really appreciate it if you could delete the extras - talk about not liking me - I have issues with this linky lol! Thank you huni xx

      1. Too much of a good thing is pretty awesome, that's why it uploaded 4 times! ;-)
        You're not the only one having issues with the linky tool. I don't know why it sometimes does that. But anyway, I fixed it, no problem! Thanks for joining with your beautiful card! xx


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