Sunday, 19 January 2014

Retro Sketches time!

It's time for another Retro Sketches card - I'm playing along with Arielle, Kasia and Laurie and as a guest designer during January - here's my card, based on a sketch from a card by Laurie.
I used some absolutely beautiful Japanese paper on this card - I left the rest very simple to let the paper take centre stage. The sentiment is one of my very first stamp purchases - it's VERY old - from Artee Stamps - I thought the calligraphic font went well with the Japanese paper.
Come on over to Retro Sketches to check out what the other design team members came up with, and join in on the fun!
Thanks for visiting :)


  1. Beautiful Michelle! Makes me want to get out my Japanese paper and play with it!

  2. This is stunning, Michelle! Your calligraphy sentiment pairs so perfectly with the paper. I also adore the flowers. Such a perfect card! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment, it totally made my day!! Thank you for selecting me as your HM pick at Fusion too!!

  3. Hi Michelle, love your card, the DSP is fab. I have been checking out your blog and I love your style!

  4. Gorgeous card! I love that the sentiment font goes perfectly with the Japanese paper in the background!

  5. Michelle, that paper IS gorgeous!!! And you're right about the font of the sentiment----a perfect fit for this card!! What a beautiful creation!


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