Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Retro Rubber #14...May Flowers


Can't believe that we are already at Challenge 14 over at Retro Rubber..amazing how time flies when you are having fun! 

The last challenge was a lot of fun and we had so many entries which is fantastic.

This time we have another great theme for you - 

This should be super easy for everyone if you are anything like me and have a bejillion flower stamps!

I dug out an old favourite - I think it was a freebie, but I'm not sure as I have had it so long (over 5 years!)

I started by stamping my flowers onto a die-cut stitched square (die by Lawn Fawn).

I then decided to get all adventurous and paper pieced all of the flowers! I chose pink scraps that co-ordinated with my backing paper (by Lawn Fawn). I coloured everything else using Promarkers and Stickles.

The sentiment is made up of a Wplus9 die and SSS stamps.

It was a lot of a work, but it was worth it and really brought my old stamp to life.

Your turn now! But first pop over to Retro Rubber and check out the superb creations by my team mates.

Don't forget to use a stamp over a year old on your project and the challenge ends on May 22.



  1. Your card just jumped out at me from the dashboard Clair - i just love it! - all those pieced flowers are just so pretty - a really lovely card hugs Judith x

  2. Hello Claire: I love your beautiful card with this lovely corner bouquet of flowers. The paper piecing you did and the colors you picked for this flowers are amazing, they add a lot of dimension to your card, love the die cut HELLO and the beautiful detail of the stitched panel.
    Thank you so much for sharing.

  3. Hi Claire, oh how I love this layout and the sweet colors of pink and green. It just screams spring! Beautiful job! Hugs, Crystal

  4. Beautiful card, Claire! And you fussy-cut all of those flowers?? Yikes, that's why I love punches so much!! The work was worth it though because your card is wonderful!!

  5. So cheerful and fun! I can't believe you did all of that through piecing, that's nuts, you're my hero man. I love this theme, will definitely have to check this out. x

  6. Hi Claire, this is beautiful, great paper piecing! Hugs Carole Z X

  7. Gorgeous - love the colors!! Love the design!! Love everything about it!


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