Tuesday, 16 October 2018

A Happy Birthday Tic Tac Toe

Hi and Welcome to today's post.
It's for the current Tic Tac Toe Challenge  at
 Retro Rubber where we get to play with stamps
older than a year. 
For my Tic Tac Toe I chose the Middle Line
Masking Birthday Flowers.


It's funny how your mind works.
I was happily stamping/cutting away yesterday
making my card for this challenge and ready to
photograph it and when I woke up this morning
I realized I had used the same Spellbinder dies
on the last challenge I made for Retro Rubber!
I had better not do that next time.
I thought of making another one wondering if
the Designers would think this girl only has 2 Dies.
Since time is of the essence I had to go with it.
Sorry it is so similar to my last one.

The stamp I used is another retired SU set
called Avant Garden which
I have finally used for the first time. 
I cut out a mask for the flower and then inked 
in 3 different colours from the Altenew 
Red Cosmos set. The leaves were inked with
Memento Olive Grove and Pistachio.
Sentiment in Memento Luxe Northern Pine.
This was then cut with a SB circle die
and attached to the lacy circle die.
I backed that with a Cuttlebug folder 
and corner rounded it.
Adhered to green card stock adding some ribbon
to match the flowers and on the white card base to finish.

Thanks so much for dropping in.


lostinpaper said...

So so beautiful Ina, love the gorgeous colours in your bouquet!

Verna Angerhofer said...

That is a beautiful card you created.

Judy Woodland said...

I LOVE this, my friend. I have that stamp set too, and of course had forgotten about it. Not that I have a lot of stamps or Your embossed background is perfect and I really like your colors. I think I better pin this one.....well done!!!

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Beautiful card, love the feathery embossed background and the way you framed your lovely and colorful bouquet.
Thank you for sharing with us at RETRO RUBBER, hope you play again soon.

Bobby said...

The embossed background and scalloped die go so well with the lovely flowers, Ina.

*Vicki* said...

Wow Ina, your card is gorgeous! Love how you've added the sentiment to the center of that pretty floral image! The texture in the background makes for a subtle and elegant look! So happy that you've played along with tic-tac-toe Retro Rubber challenge during my GDT spot!! HUGS

Mac Mable said...

The dry embossing looks fabulous and so do those beautiful flowers and leaves. Great masking and stamping and particularly love the dies....LOL x

Debbie Mageed said...

Very pretty! I love the stamp set you used and am so happy that you were finally able to ink it up. Your use of colors to create this lovely bouquet of flowers are great. Thank you for playing with us at Retro Rubber and hope you will join us again soon.

Tammy said...

Gorgeous stamping and colors Ina, I love all of the flowers and beautiful embossed background!
Hugs, Tammy

Jan Clothier said...

This is really pretty, Ina. As to using the same die - go for it. I think it's great if you get a lot of mileage from something and it looks different when you use it with different colours and accessories. Avant Garden is a great set for masking and it stylish as well. I love the way you've rounded some of the corners - it adds a nice twist. Thanks for joining us again at Retro Rubber Challenge.

Helen said...

So many things to love on this pretty, feminine card, Ina! Gorgeous coloured bouquet, with that lovely EF.

creative lady said...

Beautiful card, love the layout and colors. Thanks for sharing with Retro Rubber!