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Springtime Smiles

February 6th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Springtime Smiles
It’s great to be able to get something on paper that you’ve been carrying around in your head for days (if not weeks). I’ve been dying to try the retiform technique with this new Easter Blossoms stamp set and today was the day!

I found this color combination on a PDF somebody shared on splitcoaststampers.com and thought it would work great with this technique. I needed at least one dark color for my silhouette image and Elegant Egglant was perfect. The images stamped with Baja Breeze and Rose Red ink were stamped off on scratch paper first and are second generation.

Thanks for stopping by!

All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Easter Blossoms
Paper: Elegant Eggplant, Baja Breeze, Rose Red, Whisper White
Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Baja Breeze, Rose Red
Accessories: Big Shot, Framed Tulips Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Die, Ovals Originals Die, Baja Breeze 1/2″ Seam Binding Ribbon, Rose Red Stampin’ Write Marker, Stamping Sponges, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, Dotto, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tags: simply delicious

8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Dorothy // Feb 6, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Very pretty!

  • 2 Mary G. // Feb 6, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    This is so pretty, Vera! I have this set on order and can’t wait to get it to “play”. I haven’t done the retiform technique in ages! I had forgotten all about it! Thanks for jogging my memory! :)

  • 3 KathyB // Feb 7, 2011 at 9:18 am

    This is such a sweet card! Love how you colored the basket with that pop of color great idea. TFS

  • 4 Cheryl (shestamps) // Feb 7, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Gorgeous card! I love the colors.

  • 5 Jane Harrah // Feb 7, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    I love that image. How do you get a solid image to stamp so nicely!

  • 6 Pat (mspfd) // Feb 8, 2011 at 10:55 am

    Gorgeous card. Masterful job on the technique, Vera.

  • 7 Anne Marie Hile // Feb 8, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    Wow, this is gorgeous! Your color combo is just fabulous! Beautiful job with that technique. Thanks for sharing the link, too! :)

  • 8 Sew-Ink // Feb 10, 2011 at 2:17 am

    Gorgeous, love the colors!

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