Technique: Retiform Grid!

By | June 13, 2015

The Retiform Grid technique is addictive!

I have been looking through a stash of old stamping magazines that were given to me. In the process I have been reminded of the many techniques I have used in the past but had not done in a very long time. The Retiform Grid technique is one of those techniques. I had forgotten how much fun it can be! I couldn’t decide which one of the Retiform Technique cards to share today… so I am sharing FOUR of them! It’s a great way for you to see first hand how different looks can be achieved by choosing different colors and stamp styles.

This first card is what comes to mind when I think of the Retiform Grid Technique. I’ve used the new Awesomely Artistic stamp set from Stampin’ Up!. It is perfect for collage type stamping and therefore my first choice for my first attempt (after so many years!).

Retiform Grid FInishedCard_Awesomely-Atristic

The card makes the technique look much more difficult than it actually easy. It is basically a masking technique… where different sections are masked of to be inked and or stamped. The paper/post-its are simply moved and rearranged as shown in the photo below.

Retiform Grid Technique Photos

Here are a few more cards using the Retiform Grid Technique with different stamp sets and inks. Creating them can become additive!

Retiform Grid Technique Assortment

 What is coming next?!? I haven’t decided yet. You’ll have to come back tomorrow and see for yourself!

5 thoughts on “Technique: Retiform Grid!

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  2. Maria

    Thank you ladies for your comments! Each of you get to choose one of the cards from the blog post! They are on a “first come, first served basis”. Bernie, I plan to hold a class sometime this month or next. 😊

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  3. P. Stanley

    Can’t wait to try this technique! Nice that you brought back an old technique and made it new. Just goes to show great techniques never die!!

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  4. B Shisler

    These are very pretty, Maria! How about presenting this method at your open house for the new catalog?

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