Take this card, for example:
What a bright and cheery card! The Washi Tape (Epic Day This and That - #131269; Season of Style - 132155 and Gingham Garden - 129314) was simply "striped" down the center of the Whisper White card stock (#100730). The Melon Mambo (#115320) card base was a great stretch for me because it's a color I rarely use.
Strips of Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Old Olive (#100702) and Daffodil Delight (#126944) were banner cut using the 1" Square Punch (#124094) and sponged around the edges using Melon Mambo (#126948), Old Olive (#126953) and Basic Gray (#126981) inks using the Stampin' Sponges (#101610).
The Sentiments are from the Fabulous Phrases (#128577 - wood; #120501 - clear) stamp set and stamped with Basic Gray. The Many Thanks large sentiment on the card is stamped in Old Olive from the Harvest of Thanks(#131736 - wood; (#131739 - clear) stamp set - whoa! Love it!!! - and run through the Big Shot (#113430) using the Apothecary Accents Framelits (#127003).
To finish this little beauty, Candy Dots (#130934) from the Neutrals collection was used in a set of three. Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430) and SNAIL adhesive (#104332) were the only adhesives used.
You know, it's so fun to play along with the RetroSketches challenge. What an adaptable layout. I can see using this again and again.
Please be sure to check out the other great cards on this challenge.
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