As soon as I saw the sketch at Retro Sketches, I immediately thought of color blocking. I love color-blocked cards but I have to confess it took me quite a while to choose the colors! I knew I wanted to use the gorgeous new Lost Lagoon and Basic Black, and I ended up combining those with Riding Hood Red, So Saffron and Wild Wasabi. It's a bold color combo for me, but I quite like it.
This is just a fun card and it uses six stamp sets. Each of the panels was cut into 1 1/4" strips then stamped with various stamps. All of the panels were stamped first with Off the Grid to give some continuity to the pieces. Once I had all the stamping done, I cut the pieces to size and over-stamped with the Binding Edge stamp from Stampers Anonymous. It wasn't until after I'd stuck all the pieces to the card base that I remembered I wanted to sponge around the edges - doh!
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Stamps: Gorgeous Grunge, Off the Grid, Grunge Rock, Background Builders (SU), Wall to Wall Textures (Bo Bunny), Sentiment Sampler (Paper Smooches), Binding Edge (Stampers Anonymous)
Ink: Lost Lagoon, Wild Wasabi, Riding Hood Red, So Saffron, Memento Tuxedo Black
Cardstock: Lost Lagoon, Wild Wasabi, Riding Hood Red, So Saffron, Basic Black
Accessories: MME Enamel Dots