Monday, February 13, 2012

The Rainbow Connection

     Today starts a new challenge at The Outlawz Greeting Card Group and the theme is "Rainbow".  I'll tell you just like I told Angela when I emailed her this card. This is NOT my best work, but my creativity took off at a run when I seriously started trying to put this card together.  I did not have one rainbow anything in my stash.  No ribbon, no paper, no image...NOTHING!  That's when the panic set in and said mojo took off running like a squealing sissy boy!
     The adorable little bear in rain gear is Bugaboo.  The rainbow is actually a coloring page for kids that I found on the web.  It had the perfect number of sections for ROYGBIV.  :-)  I printed the cloud out twice and used my embosser to round it.  It's popped up on pop dots.  For the center panel I used my Swiss Dots embossing folder and then used the same Copics to color the dots in rainbow colors.
     I had most of the colors for the little acrylic gems at the bottom, but I had to color a couple of clear ones with Copics to match.  I found the sentiments at Dee's Designs.
     I bet everyone of you has at least one great rainbow card idea.  The Outlawz girls would love to see what you've got.
     I'd like to enter this card into a couple of other rainbow challenges out there.  :-)

City Crafter Challenge--colours of the rainbow  (HI GIRLS!!!!)
Totally Papercrafts--rainbow

     Be blessed and don't forget to check out my Kraft Journal post today.  I tackled my first Saturated Canary image.  YIKES!
     Be blessed!


Supplies

  • Papers:  Recollections, Georgia Pacific, Copic XPress-it Blending card
  • Stamp:  Bugaboo "Rainy Day Bears Rain, Rain"
  • Ink:  Copics
  • Tools:  Memory Box Scallop die, Swiss Dot embossing folder, Cuttlebug, Bow Easy
  • Miscellaneous:  Offray ribbon, acrylic gems from my stash, Glossy Accents

15 comments:

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  2. Wow! The techniques you have used on this card are just terrific! Each step just grabbed me, as this is just the kind of card I would make, but had never thought of it! Love the inspiration all around!!! The gems across the bottom in the "waves" are especially neat! Great job!

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  3. )h I love this Tracy!
    Fabolous!
    Hugs Heidy

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  4. "...like a squealing sissy boy", huh?
    LOL That just cracked me up!!
    Your card is wonderful! All the rainbow elements are perfect, and so is the design! I love it! :o)

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  5. I think your rainbow card is uh-mazing, Tracy! Love the coloring page image you included, and that bear is so sweet. Fabulous little polka dots, too.

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  6. This is wonderful. I am so glad you played along with us this week at CCCB. You know I just love seeing what you come up with...

    Hugs, Linda

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  7. How adorable... LOVE the coloring you did on the embossing... so terrific, Tracy!!!

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  8. Well if this is what you do when your mojo runs away Tracy you have nothing to worry about! Your card is gorgeous. I love how you've created all the little elements yourself...coloured rainbow, dots, etc and the layout is fabulous :)
    Hugs xx

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  9. Tracy, this is so sweet! I love what you did with your embossed dots, fabulous card! Have a wonderful evening.

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  10. Absolutely perfect in every way ... so glad you joined us at CCCB this week

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  11. Ohhhhhh sooooo DARLING! Thank you so much for playing along at CCCB!

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  12. Gorgeous card Tracy, love it. Perfect for our rainbow theme on Totally Papercrafts. Thanks for playing along
    Anne x

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  13. Such a happy and cheery card Tracy, good to see you here at CCCB!

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  14. Your rainbow colours truly ARE rainbow colours, such a neat and fun card again! Hugs, Ira x

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  15. Fabulous card as I said the first time, Tracy, congratulations on your win at CCCB.

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