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Retiform Technique Challenge #40

Welcome to today’s blog showcasing all the entries to the Retiform Technique Challenge #40

Hi and welcome. Thank you to everyone who took part in this week’s Retiform Technique Challenge #40 over on my Facebook Group “Crafty Stamping Club – Smithy’s Stampers” Please feel free to join us here

The first entry takes the limelight at the top of the blog for every challenge – well done Karen McClure of KaramiaSU!

Work that Washi Tape Magic…

Entry 1 is a lovely card made by my friend Karen McClure of I love how you switched the blending using paper with washi tape instead, lovely effect. Your colour choices are so relaxing too.

Purple Tulips…

Entry two was from the lovely Valerie O’Donoghue. How adorable is this card with all those gorgeous tulip images. I love your colour choice too. Well done.

Pattern Play…. and very Pretty

Entry number three was from the lovely Heather Forgan of Stamp With Nellie who has produced a very pretty, very striking and very pink and purple card – I absolutely love this. Great colour choices.

Crafting Forever Housework Whenever…

A wonderful card made by the lovely Kirsten Mann from Team Smithy. What a beautiful card. I love how you’ve made the pot of brushes the focal point in the centre. Awesome! Thanks for joining in.

Gorgeous Greens…

Entry five was from the Karen Egan of Crafty Karen Designs who wasn’t too keen on getting all inky for this technique, but the card is just beautiful. Thank you for joining in 🙂

Birthdays are the best days…

The sixth project comes from the fabulous Sue Boothby who is one of my team mates. I love how fresh and crisp this card is with the beautiful night of navy. Well done.

Thinking of You…

We have a Winter themed Thinking of you card for our seventh participant, the lovely Victoria Littlewood of Vickie Lou Designs I love how rustic you have made the card 🙂 Great colour choices.

Someone likes this technique…

Entry 8 was three gorgeous cards made by my lovely team mate Lynn Benisek. All three are the same technique but all turned out unique. Well done Lynn these are fab!

Two beautiful cards…

Entry 9 is two cards from the lovely Karen Jane Tilly of Tilley Krafts I love what you have done with both of these cards, each unique and special. Thank you so much for joining in.

I’ll be by your side..

The tenth card was from the fabulous Tammy Spruce. I absolutely love your card Tammy, I love the blue tones and the stamp choice today. Thank you so much for joining in.

By the dock…

Card eleven is from Andrea Wardill and I love how you have used both brown and blue tones on your card. They work really well together. Thank you for taking part in your first challenge with us! I appreciate it so much.

World of Good and Ladybugs

Two entries for entry 12 from the lovely Margaret Allison. I love how you have worked with white ink on card one, on a black background, very effective, and the lady bugs, well they are to die for they are so adorable. Thank you so much for taking part.

You are loved always…

Entry 13 is a wonderful purple themed vases card from the lovely Heather Yates, a first challenge entry today from Heather. Thank you so much for joining in. I love your colours 🙂

Hello Sunshine…

Card 14 is from the fabulous Gill Harrop. A real mix of colours and stamps in this card that work really well together. Lovely layers too! Thank you so much for taking part.

Florals and a Christmas Card…

Two awesome cards for entry 15 from another new member to the group, the lovely Trish Cook (love your name!). A Scottish lady now living in Australia – so glad to have you with us and your cards are fantastic. Thank you for joining in.

The Crafty Neuk…

The last two cards, entry 16 is from one of my team, the lovely Carol McDonald of The Crafty Neuk. Check her facebook page out by clicking here “The Crafty Neuk“. Both cards are absolutely stunning, well done and thank you for taking part.

I made a few examples of the retiform technique which you can view via youtube links below:

Retiform Technique

A huge thank you to everyone who took part – remember to include links to your blog on your watermarked images so that I can share in my blog post too #SharingIsCaring

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