Tuesday 31 August 2021

Jar of Flowers for Retro Rubber 166

This time around at Retro Rubber, we have an inspiration photo to get you thinking. You can be inspired by the images or the colours or whatever you see in it. Of course, as this is RETRO rubber, you do need to use at least one stamp that's older than a year and give us an approximate age for it. 

I've used Jar of Flowers, from the 2020 Annual Catalogue. I got it out for something else recently and was pleasantly surprised to be reminded of the many different looks it offers.

I stamped the sunflower image a couple of times and coloured them with Stampin' Blends. I cut up the second one to add in some extra depth to the bouquet.

The wooden table in the picture lead me to using the wood grain DSP from the In Good Taste pack as a panel and the Timber embossing folder for the circle. 

For further inspiration, I used the sketch at Hand Stamped Sentiments and the challenge is open for another few days.

You can see what the rest of the Design Team have done, and link up your entry, at the Retro Rubber Challenge site.

If you live in New Zealand and don't have a Stampin' Up Demonstrator, I'd love to be yours. I can help you with ideas, get you catalogues and provide you with Stampin' Up products. You can leave a message in the comments or contact me using any of the methods listed in the Contact Me tab at the top of the page. You can shop with me from anywhere in New Zealand by clicking on the SHOP NOW button in the sidebar or on any of the products below.

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  1. This is a gorgeous card, Jan. What wonderful die cut images, and your coloring is wonderful. I love all the texture you added with embossing. Thanks so much for having me as Guest Designer at Retro Rubber! I love bringing things from my older stash to life again.

  2. Jan, I love the fabulous texture on the background of this beautiful jar of flowers, awesome coloring and love the bling.
    Stay healthy and safe.

  3. This is very pretty Jan and I love the wood detailing of both DSP and textured circle behind your jar. This card has a lovely fresh feel to it too and this is definitely a set I don’t use often enough!

  4. I love the different textures on your layers and your coloring on the flowers is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

  5. Such a pretty card. Love all the texture. Thanks for playing with us at HSS.