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Posted 1/13/2013 by mandalika in General Scrappin'
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mandalika
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Posted: 1/13/2013 4:50:07 AM
These are one of my least favourite crafting supplies. They always tear when I try to put them on or I hoard them too long and they loose there transferable quality (or whatever you call it).
How do other people feel about them?



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Posted: 1/13/2013 4:53:29 AM

Never really had any problems with rub ons myself, but they aren't something I've used a ton on.

I love the new Jenni Bowlin ones, especially the feathers & the jar.



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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:09:19 AM
I've had great luck with some (even after longer periods of time), and horrible luck with others from the start. After some of the more disappointing happenings, I think I'll likely stay away from them.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:13:01 AM
Bought bunch but never really used them. That is one of the stashes I need to go through & purge the bad ones & try to use some of the ones that are still food. I will not be buying any new rub ins regardless of how cute they are.




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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:23:54 AM
I like a good rub on. Jenni Bowlin's are my favorite. Other companies could learn from her.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:24:53 AM
They're not back for me. I'm terrible at using them, and I'm not wild about it even when I get them on properly.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:34:28 AM
Not a fan. It's too easy to make a mistake and don't seem to keep for very long. They seem like a good idea but I just can't get them to work. I don't think I'll be wasting any more money trying to get them to work


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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:40:30 AM
Hate them hate them hate them! Wish they would not come back I always missed part then my paper looked funny because I never rubbed them right.



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Posted: 1/13/2013 6:05:19 AM
I like rub-ons in general. But it really depends on the brand. Some brands rub on like butter (even 3 years later) and others don't transfer at all.
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Posted: 1/13/2013 6:39:29 AM
I stay away from them, too. I've been burned too many times with bad quality, bad application and ruined projects.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:01:28 AM
I heard someone say they can 'fall off' the pages even years later That is enough to scare me away.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:12:08 AM
I want to love rubons, but unfortunately they don't love me.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:17:24 AM
I love them and I'm glad to hear they're back.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:19:51 AM
I've never had problems with rub-ons, but they are probably my least used product & I have a ton of them in my collection.

I'd have to really flip out over the new designs to jump on board with them again.




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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:21:23 AM
I'm not jumping back on this bandwagon because I didn't use the old ones and they never worked perfectly for me as I had intended.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:43:06 AM
Have a bunch of old ones I need to use before I invest in new ones.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:46:09 AM
I've always liked rub ons. Glad to know they're back because I need incentive to pull my old ones out of my stash!


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:51:21 AM
I have a bunch of old ones. Unfortunately, I never have any luck using them.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 8:00:03 AM
I like a good colorful rubon. Some come off really easy and I'd like to keep it that way.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 8:21:54 AM
I love them! Most of them are from BG and the only problem is that my most favourite designs are gone quickly.

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I love them and have no problem with them.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 8:29:21 AM
I still have tons so I at least won't have to buy any!


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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:08:42 AM
I have had one come off. But it depends where they came from. I have used others and they are still there, years later. I like them. Kaisercraft has some great ones and Lily Bee had some back in the beginning that went on so nice.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:14:23 AM
Yay!

I love rub-ons and still have quite a stash. I have had a few bad experiences, but most are wonderful. They add depth without bulk and layering is easy.




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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:15:12 AM
I love them, used them back then, use them still, so glad they're back. I have rubons from back in 2005-2007 and they're still perfectly good.


I heard someone say they can 'fall off' the pages even years later That is enough to scare me away


I have never had any fall off, ever.



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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:20:40 AM
I didn't realize they were out of fashion. I really like them.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:23:37 AM
I sort of like them...but I have a tendency to forget they're in my stash, and not use them. I do love Jenni's new gold feather rub-ons!


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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:23:58 AM
I like rub ons (when they work!) even though I've slowed down using them. Maybe this will change that for me.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:26:26 AM
No longer a fan, I used to use them in place of stickers, but I got over that a long time ago and now use stickers a la Glitter Girl.




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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:27:25 AM
I hate rub ons, and will NEVER (yes, I'm yelling) buy one again.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 9:29:12 AM
I'm a big fan of rub-ons and use them all the time. I just used a Pink Paislee one yesterday. I like to layer them on photos.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 11:20:37 AM
Rub-Ons have always been one of my favorites. I've never had any problems with them. I love them coming back. It has been difficult to find them.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 11:55:00 AM
Thank goodness, I have a drawer full from the last big wave of rub-on popularity! They are relevent for now and look wonderful on a page. I just did a layout with some to help fill spaces that needed a little somethin' somethin'!


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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:04:37 PM
I noticed this too!

I have some from several years ago (Stampin Up) and the one I tried yesterday still works beautifully. I don't see myself buying more but I will try harder to use the ones I have.
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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:04:46 PM
I love rubons, but it depends on the maker. Some do fall off, some lose stickiness and some stick to the packaging. I don't like using alphas tho I use the designs. I'm glad JBS has some new ones.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:12:00 PM
I love rubons! I use them on more than scrapbooking though. I put them on candles, glass, windows, shelves, anything flat that I can decorate.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:25:56 PM
I've had some of the Making Memories rub ons that go on great stick to the page protector. I will probably be avoiding buying new ones. It might inspire me to dig them out of my stash though.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 1:22:31 PM
I like rub ons, never had an issue using them, you just have to go over them good so they transfer. I've missed the titles that MME used to have. I love their paper titles but prefer the look of their old rub ons. Maybe they will start to make the rub ons again.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 1:22:44 PM
I love rub-ons when they work. I also still have a sizable stash of them, so not sure I'll be buying many until I put a dent in what I have.

About_to_pea, thanks for the reminder that their not just for scrapbooking. Lots in my stash don't really suit my scrapping style anymore.



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Posted: 1/13/2013 1:25:17 PM
I still have many that I've yet to use.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:05:30 PM
I like them! I love the sketchy look of amy tans!

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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:14:56 PM
I really like rubons as long as they are good quality. They are easy to use for me, and add a quick thin layer.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:29:38 PM
rub on faqn

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oops I meant fan

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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:37:30 PM
I like most rub-ons. I bought way too many of the Making Memories and Scrapworks alpha rubons. But I can't throw them out. I hope the new ones are easy to use.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 5:44:55 PM
I'm not going to try rub ins again! Too many wouldn't rub off - some tore - some rubbed on beautifully but have now rubbed off completed pages in my albums. I'm not risking it again!


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Posted: 1/13/2013 6:14:58 PM
I love them and I'll be glad if they make a reappearance!!


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:10:51 PM
I'm with @ridelow - I want to love them and have just had too many that disappointed.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:43:48 PM
I'm on the fence, on one hand it's nice to use something different, but on the other they don't always cooperate.

I will most likely buy some if they go with a collection I like.
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