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There Is Still Time to Play! | Challenge 1 Week 2

Challenge 1 | What's Your First Stamp?

Hello there!! 

We are very excited to be here today with our first Retro Rubber challenge!! 

When Jane and I decided to create a challenge blog, Jane threw out the idea of using older stamps.  I loved it.  We are always wanting new stamps (Jane and I are the worst at wanting new ones!!) and often our older stamps are forgotten. 

So, we are hoping that you will enjoy the challenge of using your oldest stamps and playing along. 

Challenge 1



Pull out your oldest stamp for this challenge.  Maybe even the first stamp you bought.  This challenge is anything goes - just use an old stamp!  As a bonus, share with us why or how you got into stamping!! 

We can't wait to see what you create!!

Check out these wonderful creations from our Design Team.  Please visit their blogs this week to check out their story!!

Jane Knudsen 5 (546x640)


Neva Cole


Neva o1


Christine Traversa



Claire Grantham



  • Use older stamps. We suggest stamps older than 1 year. 
  • Follow the challenge given for the time period.
  • Post your creation to your blog or online gallery.  If you use an online gallery, please use the Keyword  RRBC01
  • Link back to the blog using the InLinkz by the November 14th. 
  • Enter as many times as you like.

Our Top Five Favorites - The Fab Five, will be posted on Sunday, November 16th. 

Our Winner will have the option to play along with a future challenge! 

  Posted by Katie



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Christine Traversa

love it!


Oooo, I want to post my old stamps , I don't know how :(
Help me :(

Michelle Gleeson

I just love the photos of the design team! Great idea.


Oh ladies this is so sweet!! I just love the look and feel of your challenge blog. The retro pictures of each DT is a perfect touch!! I hope to play along often! : )


Carole Doody

I love this idea! We always want new things of course, but I think all of us also have our "old" favorites, that we wouldn't get rid of no matter what. This will give all of us inspiration to dig out some of those old sets and put a new twist on them. Thanks so much for doing this,I will bookmark this site for sure!

Becca Cruger

I'm so excited about this blog! And I agree about the design team pictures - such a cute little touch!


I just found this challenge blog and I have SO BEEN LONG AWAITING a challenge like this!! So excited to be playing along with you all!! Newest follower!! :)

KT Fit Kitty

What a fun challenge! I have tons of old rubber stamps that I don't seem to use any more! Your DT samples look amazing! I am now following you on Bloglovin - I hope you add a GFC Followers button or a Follow by Email button as I hardly ever read my Bloglovin feed and I don't want to miss anything over here.

KT Fit Kitty

Also wanted to say... your Subscribe tab doesn't work. I love looking at your DT photos - what an adorable idea! What a bunch of cuties you are!

Wendy Klein

I submitted my card :-) It's certainly not my "first stamp" from Stampin' Up! -- but it is one of my favorites :-) I don't have very many stamps left now from when I originally started SU! 10 some years ago. I let a lot of stuff go this year in an attempt to clean out, reorganize and make room for fresh new things! :-)

Sandy M

Love the idea of this challenge! So want to play along!

Claudia Ausborn

What a great idea for a challenge! I would love to see miniature images of the submitted cards.
I will come back next week for challenge #2.

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