ColourQ and Retro Sketch

So here is my first attempt at a Retro Sketches challenge – Challenge #26 to be specific – using the ColourQ #152 colors:

I went with a masculine, belated birthday theme because my stepfather’s birthday was almost 2 weeks ago.  And because of all the vacation business,… I forgot to send him a card – Ack!

Getting some new usage here are my recently-purchased Chevron Stripes dies from PTI and Pinking Edge die from MFT Stamps.

Thanks for stopping by today. 😉
-Ally

Challenge Photos:
Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Inside & Out: Birthday (PTI)
Paper/Cardstock:  Hawaiian Shores, Kraft, Ripe Avocado, Rustic White Cardstocks (PTI); Misc Grey Cardstock (DCWV)
Inks:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Embellishments:  Rhinestones (Kaisercraft, Recollections)
Tools:  Chevron Stripes Border Dies (PTI); Fishtail Flag Stax, Pinking Edge Dies (MFT); Stars Punches (Fiskars)

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20 thoughts on “ColourQ and Retro Sketch

  1. Oh my goodness this is FUN! What a festive card for your stepfather Ally. Love your interpretation of the retro sketch! Have a great day 😉

  2. WOW WOW WOW – you did an amazing job of combining these 2 challenges – gorgeous card! Congrats on being this week’s RetroSketch ROCKstar!!!

  3. Laurie says:

    This is my first look at your blog and I must say – I’m quite impressed. Would love to receive this card no matter how belated. Will visit frequently. Thanks for your inspiration.

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