Sunday, March 4, 2012

Retro Colors with a Retro Sketch!

Hi Stampers!! 

Even though this week was extremely busy, I wanted to create a card using the retro CQC126ColourQ Challenge colors and I  noticed that the ColourQ was highlighting a new challenge blog from Arielle- Retro Sketches so I decided to use the RS1 sketch.     

A brand new challenge with a wonderful idea-  each week, a different Design Team member will choose an old "retro" sketch from one of their previous cards and create a new card with the "retro" sketch :-).   If you had not had a chance to visit yet, check out both sites for quite a bit of inspiration and join us for some fun! 

To create this card:

To create the focal image, de-static a piece of Whisper White with the Embossing Buddy®, stamp the Sunflower background stamp with Versamark® ink, apply Stampin’ Emboss® Brown Embossing Powder (retired)  and heat with the Heat Tool.  Once cooled, color the petals with a Stampin’ Write Daffodil Delight marker.

Carefully cut around the petals and mount the image onto a piece of Whisper White that has been embossed with the Big Shot™ and the Square Lattice Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder.  Mount this onto Pumpkin Pie.

Use the Crimper Tool (had to use a retro tool for this one) and crimp the corners of a piece of Pumpkin Pie cardstock to create the diamond pattern as well as three strips of Early Espresso.

Assemble the layers, add the sentiment and finish off with Metallic Brads. 

Stamp Sets:  Sunflower, Short & Sweet

Ink: Versamark™, Early Espresso , Stampin’ Write marker- Daffodil Delight

Paper: Whisper White, Early Espresso, Lucky Limeade, Pumpkin Pie

Accessories:  Big Shot™, Square Lattice and Snowburst Textured Impressions™ Embossing Folder, Crimper Tool, HeatTool, Stampin’ Emboss ® Brown Embossing Powder, Punches- Modern Label, Word Window, 5/16” Handheld; Metallic Brads
Thanks again for stopping by- I hope you have a blessed week! 


Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

This is super GORGEOUS, Julie! Love the flower! Thank you so much for playing with us at the colourQ this week AND retrosketches!!!!

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Julie, I love your retro card and the colors are worked well with the sketch! Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ every week!

Tracey McNeely said...

Very cool card, that flower is so fabulous!

Noelle said...

Just beautiful, Julie! I love the pattern you created with the crimper! Great technique with cutting out the flower and adhering it to the textured paper. Thanks so much for playing at the ColourQ this week! :)

Jackie Rockwell said...

Hi Julie, Love those warm colors! The large flower is so wonderfully dramatic! Thanks for playing our first ever Restrosketches challenge!

Marybeth said...

Nice way to combine both challenges. Beautiful card with that sunflower stamp.

Patrice said...

Fabulous card...hope you'll link up with me at 52 Card Pickup!

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