Tuesday, June 3, 2014

A Retro Monday

My card today was definitely a challenge.  It combines a
sketch challenge from Retro Sketches and a color challenge
from Merry Monday



Here is the sketch...


...and here are the colors...


...should be easy right? This was a little out of my 
comfort zone which is the main thing that I love about
these challenges. Besides being fun they have helped me
grow as a paper crafter. 
If you haven't tried one yet, you should think about it.

supplies:
card stock: whisper white, tempting turquoise,
    raspberry ripple, gumball green, vellum
stamp sets: linear baubles (stamp-it australia)
 the greeting is Stampin' Up - can't remember the name
ink: gumball green, raspberry ripple, marina mist, 
   basic black, versamark
embellishments: white embossing powder, 
    designer vintage buttons, 5/8" organza ribbon

Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!!




12 comments:

  1. Great job on both challenges! Those ornaments are so pretty!

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  2. Wow! I love this, Susan! Simply stunning!

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  3. This is lovely!! The ornaments are so pretty and I love that you stamped them on vellum. Fabulous take on the challenges.

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  4. These ornaments are GORGEOUS, Susan! WOW! Thanks for sharing them with us at Merry Monday!

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  5. Super card Susan - I hopped here from Merry Monday. You really did great with the sketch too - I'd have run away in horror!!

    Di xx

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  6. Great job with both challenges, Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  7. SUPER pretty ornaments, WOW!!!! Those stamps are awesome the way that you have treated them! Thanks for joining the Merriment at Merry Monday!!!

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  8. Love the colors of your ornaments. Very pretty card.

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  9. Gorgeous card, Susan! I love those ornaments and sequins - awesome colors! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week xoxox

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  10. Thank you all!!! I appreciate every one of you and your sweet comments :)

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  11. Still stunned by this gorgeous beauty that I saw over on StampNation. GORGEOUS!

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