Today's WOYWW post is late! But it's still technically Wednesday in Missouri ....so here we go:
I had a rub-on fail...on the most beautiful paper in a 6x6 My Mind's Eye paper pad. I had seen a link about using an entire pad (will post it later) and have been working out how I would do it. I forgot that this pad has special Eiffel Tower paper...and the aqua exactly fit the rub-on frames I had been hoarding.
Well, I'm afraid I hoarded too long.
On my first attempt at applying the rub-on, pieces of it stuck to the backer and I was left with an incomplete transfer. Ruined the paper. (I may be able to salvage it...but at the time I was devastated).
But not devastated enough to throw that sheet of rub-ons away. Oh no. I diligently checked the transfer sheet and my stamps that would fit in a different frame and determined that one of the remaining rub-ons would peel off the backer more completely.
So I pull out the remaining ONE sheet of beauty paper...and set to work rubbing away with my popsicle stick.
Aside: Now, I am not new to rub-ons. I have been rub-on certified since age 6, when I received my first set of Mary Poppins rub-ons. I know rub-ons. I know enough to cut my desired rub-on off the full sheet so I don't inadvertently stick down any other rub-on bits! AND, I know how to burnish them so they don't peel off. I have also repaired rub-on fails before by carefully picking up bits with an x-acto knife and placing them prior to burnishing. I'm talking serious rub-on pro here!
So...2nd and ONLY remaining sheet of Eiffel tower paper ---- FAIL!!!!
I can only conclude that the rub-ons are too old to be used. All of the rest of them also lifted off partly and in bits in the cover sheet, with the main parts, but not 100%, staying on the carrier sheet.
I will put this behind me and hope to show my 40 cards from a 6x6 stack next week!
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