Wednesday 15 September 2021

Prized Peony for Retro Rubber 167

 It's with a tinge of sadness that I share with you the latest challenge at Retro Rubber, the challenge that encourages you to show your older stamps some love. After several years on the Design Team, this is my last challenge with this lovely, talented crew. I felt I needed to make a bit of extra time in my life, so sadly it was Retro Rubber that has gone to make the space. You never know,  you might see me back in their gallery from time to time!

Anyway, this time it's a sketch challenge from the wonderful Claire Grantham. 

I felt in the mood for some colouring, so got out Prized Peony. This set made its first appearance in January 2020. After stamping the large image in Tuxedo Black, I coloured it using Stampin' Blends.

The lovely scalloped edge die is from the matching Peony dies. 

It's always great to mix up old and new products, so I've used some of the 2021-2023 In Colours: Fresh Freesia and Soft Succulent. 

The white panel was embossed with the Tasteful Texture embossing folder. It was also stamped in Soft Succulent with the small diamond splatter stamp. 

The sentiment is from Prized Peony and the die is from Tasteful Labels.

We'd love to see how you see Claire's sketch. You can play along with us until 24 September. 

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

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  1. I have been neglecting this beautiful stamp set, but your card has inspired me to do something about that, Jan! I love the colours you've used, and the sweet loopy scalloped border looks great as a vertical feature. Beautiful card.

  2. Thanks Christine. It's a set I really wanted to have, played with at first then it got (undeservedly) neglected.