Sunday, 23 July 2017

Project 429: A fun little rainbow challenge




I saw the rainbow challenge at Retro Rubber this week and I really wanted to play along:


I love rainbows - if colors follow the right sequence I'm over the moon and I find myself wanting to edit colors in patterns I find if they're close but not quite in the right order.

I decided to get out a set of hot air balloon stamps that I have had for about 3-4 years now, my mom gave them to me and I've always loved how perfect they are to take on color through almost any means. I heat embossed them in white then used an aqua brush and a range of Distress Inks to create the rainbow pattern.

For the background I used a cloud stencil with Broken China Distress Ink and then topped it all off with a sticker sentiment from Tim Holtz that I cut in half to fit the space. It's a really cheerful card and I'm really thrilled with out it came out, I think I may even turn it into a set as it was pretty easy!

5 comments:

  1. Great layout- effective use of repetition and I love the subtle colours. I agree with you that rainbow colours need to be in the right order, too!

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  2. I'm with you too on the correct order in a rainbow! I like the subtle colours of your rainbow. They balance nicely with your sweet clouds. Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber for our rainbow challenge.

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  3. Awesome card man, I love how you have coloured the rainbow into your hot air balloons - stunning and with that sentiment too. I find when I am working with rainbows I sing the song..thanks for playing with us at Retro Rubber. Love to see you in the gallery. Cx

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  4. Beautiful card, love the soft colors. Thanks for joining Retro Rubber.

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  5. So cute! Love the cloud background and how you placed the sentiment! Thanks for doing the RR challenge!

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