Sunday, May 11, 2014

Retro -One Layer - Birthday!

Retro -One Layer - Birthday!

Bright and Vibrant, isn't it!
Yay, I LOVE it!

I try to buy local when I can.
I try to support smaller art supply stores.
There is a local Art Store in Totem Lake Kirkland.
Small and lonely, I visit it sometimes.
I bought this lovely stamp cube after stamp club today.
When I saw the Retro Sketches 
I went right into action!

Ink the upper portion in Hero Arts Shadow Ink Bubblegum, 
ink the lower half in Tim Holtz Distressed Ink Festive Berries.
Stamp and then Copic color inner blooms in upward sweeping motion BG15, G02
Ink Avery Elle sentiment in Tim Holtz Distressed Ink Peacock Feathers

I hope this inspired you to play along with the wonderful challenges out there!

Posting to Seize the Birthday - Optional Topping May Flowers!

Stampin' Royalty Challenge #227

May Flowers!!

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Monika Reeck said...

lovely Vibrant flower dear Kim and love the color combo...great using the sketch too...lovely card my are you....hope you are doing well and not under the water..hugs..Monika

Theresa said...

This is such a cool card - I love the colors SO much!!!

Irish Cherokee said...

Love all the old stuff. Maybe that's because I am old. LOL. Great card. Where's my glasses. LOL. NO...Really....Great card.

Kelly said...

beautiful. thanks for explaining how you used the different inks.

Anonymous said...

Fabulous one -layer card. Love the colours, great stamp buy! Thanks for joining the fun this week at ATSM and our monthly challenge at STAMPlorations too. Monika

Jen W. said...

This rocks! Love the two toned squares and the way you colored the middle of the flowers. :)

Deepti said...

This is lovely, way to nail all the challenges together :)

Ardyth said...

Gorgeous! Love this vibrant card!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Kim, so vibrant and elegant.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful Kimberly!

Nonni said...

WOW. The colors of this are simply stunning and I love that stamp! Great job! Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE this card!! Love the colors. Can you tell us what the stamp is? Gotta have it.

Barb Ghig said...

Your bold color choices are perfect with these fun retro flowers! Gorgeous card, Kimberly!

~amy~ said...

So fun, love your choice of colors! I haven't been to that shop before.
THanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

cm said...

Stunning card, Kimberly, and how SWEET are you for finding and supporting this little stamp shop! I'm sure you took away its 'loneliness' with your radiant, effervescent personality! Your card certainly shows you love this stamp - and how cool it is in its cubic style!! Hugs~c

OttawaMom said...

Great combo of colours for those floral images! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday!

Danielle Vincent said...

Beautiful vibrant colors! Wonderful take on that sketch. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ATS&M.

Unknown said...

Love how bright this is! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week.
Tina - DT

Janet's Joy said...

Love how you stamped the image twice and put the sentiment in between!
So glad you joined us at Seize the Birthday!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

This is on great card! I love to support little local stores too, but unfortunately they are quite far away from where it live....Great to see you playing with us at STAMPlorations. Come back next time, too! Hugs, Cornelia DT

Merry Makewell said...

Love the colours. It's as really pretty card.

Merry Makewell said...

Love the colours. It's as really pretty card.

donna mikasa said...

Great way to use a cube stamp--I love them! Such dynamic colors, too. Thanks so much for linking this up to CASual Fridays!

maria f. said...

You've done that stamp proud, Kimberly! What an amazing color combo. Jumped right out of the gallery at me. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations!

Monika Reeck said...

you are 5 contenders at CASual Friday yaayyy your card always winn my are so one win much like you in week...congrats Kimberly...miss you...biig hugs, Monika

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sandie said...

Congrats on winning Stamplorations with this card, we loved it x

Harriet Skelly said...

OMG this is just gorgeous! Congrats on winning at Stamplorations!!

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