Saturday, April 11, 2015

With every Rainbow, a little rain must fall


Hi everyone.  Time for a new challenge at Addicted to CAS.  This time the challenge is being hosted by the lovely and talented, Shana (Stress-Free Stamping with Shana).  She chose this fun word ...






I decided as soon as I saw the challenge word, that I wanted to make a rainbow with a cloud burst of rain. :)  How to do that since I have no rainbow stamp images or die-cuts??  What I ended up doing was using my circle nestabilities.  I cut out four different sizes of circles and then layered them on top of each other.  I then die-cut a smaller circle from the center, glued all the rings together, and cut off the size I wanted. Worked perfectly! :)  I then ran it through with a polka-dot embossing folder.

I sponged around the outside of the cloud and added Clear Wink of Stella to the rain drops for a little sparkle ... it looks so pretty in real life.  :)

This month we are so excited to have Pia (Pia's Creative World) as our Guest Designer. Welcome to the team Pia!! :)  Check out her amazing card, and the rest of the DT cards HERE.

Come play along!

I'm also entering this into the AAA Cards Challenge #36 - Easter colours ... just getting in under the wire. :)










Stamps:  Be Happy Sentiments (Amy R); Big Bang Confetti (Winnie & Walter)
Paper:  White (Neenah); Soft Sky, Certainly Celery, Barely Banana, Pink Pirouette (SU!)
Ink:  Certainly Celery, Soft Sky (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Circle Nestability dies (Spellbinders), Polka-dot embossing folder (Sizzix for SU!), Puffy Cloud Dies (Memory Box), sponge, Clear Wink of Stella pen

Challenges:
ATCAS #61 - Showers
AAA#36 - Easter Colours


25 comments:

  1. Hi Loll,

    Fabulous card, love the rainbow and what a fabulous way of achieving it, I would never have thought of it lol! Just beautiful.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. How clever are you! So inventive with your beautiful rainbow. I love the soft colours you have used and the addition of some sparkle to your rain is wonderful! xx

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  3. LOVE that rainbow Loll! Very clever design! Have a lovely weekend! Hazel xx

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  4. Beautiful Loll! I love that you used pastels for your rainbow, and the embossed dots is brilliant!! So pretty! hugs :)

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  5. Love that rainbow, Loll! I'll have to file away that idea for future reference. I have a friend here that checks out your blog first thing each morning and she emailed me to say how much she enjoyed seeing the different ways we interpreted this challenge.

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  6. Way to make your rainbow! Thinking outside the "die" ;) -- Thanks for joining in at AAA

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  7. What a fabulous pastel rainbow, Loll ... the embossing is perfect with that shower of shimmery rain! Anita :)

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  8. And what a beautiful and perfect rainbow you made Loll!! I love it! Love the cloud and raindrops, so perfect and so pretty! Hugs, Brenda

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  9. This is so soft and pretty, Loll. Lovely pastel rainbow and glittery raindrops!

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  10. Love how you created the rainbow!! And the embossing on it, makes it really pop. Sparkle rain, what a cool idea, have a fun weekend x

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  11. Such a charming card, Loll! I love your pastel rainbow and the sparkly raindrops are so pretty!

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  12. What a brilliant idea for creating a rainbow! I love it, and also the sparkly raindrops!

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  13. Your rainbow and showers turned out beautifully Loll. So clever the way you made your textured rainbow. TFS my friend.

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  14. I love the dotted swiss pastel rainbow Loll, and your raindrops are so well done. Love your card. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards.

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  15. What a wonderful card! I love the non-traditional colors...and thanks for the tip on using circles. I had been wanting a rainbow die. Smiling!

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  16. Oh love your soft rainbow Loll and those little rain drops from the fluffy cloud. I just received a stamp set I can use for this! Yay.

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  17. Oh what lovely soft colors and fun design Loll.

    Hugs Diane

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  18. I love the soft pastel colors of the rainbow and those raindrops are so adorable :)

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  19. Gorgeous pastel rainbow Loll and a brilliant way to make it! Love your design and the sentiment is perfect, Cathy x

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  20. I love the pretty pastel colours you chose for your rainbow - absolutely perfect for Spring! Thank you for sharing your wonderful CAS card with us at AAA Cards this week! Jill

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  21. This is fabulous Loll, I love how you've done the rainbow. Carol x

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  22. Lovely card, the rainbow is fantastic, Gail xx

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  23. We should all have this card hanging in our homes! It is a gorgeous reminder of what Life IS and I love it, Lolly!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Dolly

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  24. Loll, I love your polka dot rainbow and the fact that you went with a more muted color choice. What a great sentiment, too. Fabulous card
    hugs
    jaydee

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)