Tuesday 8 September 2020

Daisy Lane for Retro Rubber 143

Welcome to a new challenge at Retro Rubber Challenge - the game that lets you show your older stamps some love. This time round, we're asking you to use only yellow and green on your card. Since this is RETRO rubber, at least one of your stamps must be a year or more old AND we ask you to give us an approximate age for your retro numbers.

The colour combination screamed floral to me, so I reached for Daisy Lane. This set came out in the 2019-2020 Annual catalogue, in June 2019. I was lucky enough to get this set as a gift at OnStage in Auckland even earlier, in April. 

I've given it a refresh by using two of this year's In Colours: Bumble Bee and Just Jade. Old stamp plus new colours: perfect combination!

I started by stamping two of the stunning fern leaf image in Just Jade. Then I added in two of the small daisies in Bumble Bee. These were stamped in two stages - one stamp, rotate so that the petals fit the gaps left by the first impression. Then I embossed the card with the Subtle embossing folder.

I added in two strips of DSP in Bumble Bee and Just Jade and a sentiment strip. The sentiment is from Itty Bitty Greetings, which first appeared in 2018-19 Annual Catalogue. I stamped the large daisy three times in Bumble Bee, once on Bumble Bee and twice on Whisper White and punched them all out with the Daisy punch. The white ones got some extra treatment: coloured with So Saffron blends and given some definition with the Bumble Bee Stampin' Write marker, then curled with the bone folder to give it some lift. Finally, some Wink of Stella in the centre and some gold metallic pearls to finish off. 

You have until September 16 to play along with us. You see what the rest of the team have done with this sketch, and link up your entry, by visiting the Retro Rubber Challenge site. We'd love to see what you do and what stamps you have in your stash.

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  1. So pretty. Love the big yellow daisy and the embossed background. TFS

  2. Very pretty with that big yellow daisy. I love the way you stamped and embossed the background. Thanks for sharing your lovely card.

  3. Great choice of stamp set for this colour combo; I really love the pearl detail on the daisy centre too.

  4. Jan, This is gorgeous! So elegant, I love the embossing over your leaves, I really need to do this more. That giant daisy is wonderful. Cx