Retiring In Colors

Welcome to my blog. I do appreciate you spending time with me. Today the Latte Girls are inspiring you with projects using the Retiring In Colors.

Whilst we’ll be very sad to see some of these colours retire, we are excited and looking forward to new In  Colors for 2019 – 2021.

Tip: Buy your favourite retiring 2017 – 2019 In Color Products now before they’re gone for good. Available only while stocks last or until May 31.

Retiring In Colors

For this card use:

Retiring In Colors

Tip: Watercolor Paper has a right and wrong side. The right side is less textured – it feels smoother than the wrong side.

Wipe over your piece of Watercolor Paper which is cut to 14.4 cm x 10 cm or 5 1/4″ x 4″, with an Embossing Buddy. Stamp the leaf image, 4 times, from Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versamark Pad and sprinkle with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder. Then heat set using your Heat Tool

Retiring In Colors

Use your ink pad lids as a palette with one of the Aqua Painters to make a colour wash and wash over each leaf in alternating colours, cleaning the brush tip in between. Here (from left to right) I have used:

Retiring In Colors Basics

(My apologies, I forgot to photograph the inside of the card and the envelope like I usually do.)

Retiring In Colors

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you come back again soon to see what else I have to share.

Remember, your creativeness is only limited by your imagination. Keep smiling and until next we share…

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About LibbyD

Hi, I'm Libby. I'm a wife, mother, Gran and sister. I'm also an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator! in Australia. I love all things Stampin' Up! Making meaningful connections is important to me and I value the long lasting friendships I have made through Stampin' Up! I knit, cross-stitch, sew and get inky with stamps, ink and paper. Connect with me to find out more Have a look around and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like to arrange your own Stampin' Up! workshop (FREE) or find out about classes. Call 0410 315 786 Email

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