Wayfarer Product Spotlight: Rub-Ons

Hello friends!

Spruce up your planners and memory-keeping designs with the magic of rub-ons! With minimal effort, you can apply rub-ons to just about anything! You can find rub-ons in the Wayfarer Planner Kit, the Wayfarer Modern Memory Keeping Kit, and the Wayfarer Traveler’s Notebook Memory Keeping Kit.

Natasha Pytlik: 6 Ways to Use Rub-ons

Adding layers and depth to my projects is one of my favorite elements of my design. When I’m working in a traveler‘s notebook or a life-crafted album I am looking for ways to add the visual interest of layers but without adding too much bulk so I can get as many memories as possible in one album or notebook. This is where rub-ons come in and work so beautifully.
Using the Cocoa Daisy rub-ons from the Wayfarer Traveler’s Notebook Memory Keeping Kit, I used them in six different ways, from pattern papers as well as my embellishments and even right onto my pocket pages. Catch my video as I walk you through a few of my favorite tips and tricks along with seeing these six ways in action.
Rub-ons can be a bit intimidating but with practice and seeing a few examples, I am convinced you will be ready to give them a go on your projects today.

Carol Weatherspoon: Avoid Bulk with Rub-Ons

I absolutely LOVE rub-ons! It’s one of those embellishments that look beautiful without adding dimension to your project.
I enjoy working in my Wayfarer Traveler’s Notebook Memory Keeping Kit, and I really don’t want them to get too bulky so rub-ons are a favorite go-to for me.
I used the rub-ons from the kit to add to one of the photos on the left side of the spread as well as a little paint splatter towards the bottom right of that same page. It just adds a little somethin’ somethin’ to the page.
I also love the beautiful patterned paper included in this kit and that huge Happiness Comes in Waves sentiment is just gorgeous. I didn’t want to add too much here because I wanted the focus to be the sentiment, so I added the compass rub-on to the bottom right as well as the cute little birds to the top. To finish off this side of the spread, I printed the date and location using my printer and added a couple of images from the Wayfarer July stamp set to the bottom left. Simple yet elegant.
If you haven’t worked with rub-ons in the past, I highly recommend you give it a try. But be warned…they are addictive!

Rachel Newman: Rub-ons in Embellishment Clusters

When there are rub-ons in a collection, I immediately put them to work! I tried to use them all up, because it is better to have them on a page, than collecting dust in my craft space. Plus, the longer they go unused, the less effective they are ( think: expiration date).

My goal was to use as many of the rub-ons from the Wayfarer Traveler’s Notebook Memory Keeping Kit in one crafty session. I utilized them to create clear page markers in my B6 Rings Setup and prepared a memory bullet journal page by making three clusters with rub-ons and stamps.

 

You can always put rub-ons directly onto clear acetate or laminate sheets. I like to keep them protected by rubbing them onto the inside of the laminate sheet. This prevents any image transfer that could happen inside your planner.

Rub-ons and stamps are a wonderful pairing. A quick tip: it’s best to avoid stamping directly on the rub-on and the ink might smear. To prevent this, stamp on the paper before including the rub-on image, or stamp onto clear sticker paper and adhere on top of the rub-on.

Do you love rub-ons too? Share with us by tagging @cocoa_daisy on social media or posting to the Cocoa Daisy Fan Page. Make sure to visit our Pinterest page and the Cocoa Daisy YouTube Channel for more inspiration.

Best,

Rachel, Creative Team Blog Coordinator


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