This week at Retro Rubber, it's time for one of Claire's fabulous sketch challenges. As always, the rules are simple. Just make sure to use at least one stamp that's a year or more old and tell us the approximate age of it.
The set I've chosen is Positive Thoughts, from the 2020 Occasions Mini Catalogue. The colour palette is neutral: Gray Granite, Mossy Meadow and Merry Merlot.
I stamped the maidenhair fern image in Gray Granite on the background circle, then stamped another in Mossy Meadow, die cut it and added it to the circle. The butterfly was stamped in Merry Merlot then quickly painted with a layer of Wink of Stella to both spread the ink and add some sparkle.
Having chosen the linear pattern from the Neutrals paper stack, I then had a dilemma with the Bricks & Mortar 3D embossing folder: which way to emboss? In the end, I went with the bricks on the vertical simple because I liked the way it continued the vertical lines of the DSP.
You can see what the rest of the team have done and link up your own entry at the Retro Rubber Challenge site.
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