Rainbow Cards

Hello! Today I want to share the homework that I did for the newest Online Card Class: Rainbow Maker.

On all of these cards I used Distress Inks and my ink blending tool. The colours are Candied Apple, Carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed, Mowed Lawn, Mermaid Lagoon, and Wilted Violet.

For the “Rainbow Happy Everything” card, I die cut the Scripty Happy from Lawn Fawn and temporarily adhered it on a piece of white cardstock. With my ink blending tool I dabbed the colours onto the cardstock to create a rainbow. I did not do any blending – I really just dabbed the ink onto the paper.
The temporarily adhered die-cut had served as a mask and, so, after I finished applying the colours, I removed the die-cut to reveal a white “happy”.
From black cardstock I die-cut one of the Everyday Sentiment Banners by Lawn Fawn and stamped “everything” from the stamp set Happy Happy Happy in Lawn Fawn’s Yeti ink. I adhered it to the right of the panel and trimmed off the excess.
Here is a photo of the card:

My second card, “Rainbow Hugs”, did involve some ink blending. With my ink blending tool, I lightly applied Distress Ink along the top edge of a piece of white cardstock. From black cardstock, I die-cut Lawn Fawn’s Scripty Hugs twice and stacked them together to create some dimension. I adhered the die-cuts to the panel and embellished the panel with some sequins.
Here is a photo of the card:

My last card for today is by far my favourite of these three: “Rainbow Congrats”. Similar to the “Rainbow Hugs” card, I applied Distress Ink with my ink blening tool along the edge of white cardstock. I then placed the Tiny Hearts stencil from Heidi Swapp over the inked area and applied the same Distress Inks. The open heart areas received a second layer of colour, while the rest was protected by the stencil.
From black cardstock, I die-cut Lawn Fawn’s Scripty Congrats twice and stacked them together to create some dimension. I also adhered some Heart Wood Veneers from Lawn Fawn onto the panel. The card would have been fine without them but I accidentally smudged some colour on the right side of the panel – and the wood veneers cover it up :-P.
Here is a photo of the card. I really love how this turned out!

All of these cards measure DIN A6, that is 10.5 x 14.8 cm folded (unfolded: 10.5 x 29.7 cm).

Just a note: this is the homework for Day 1 of Rainbow Maker. By the time I upload this post, it will probably already be Day 5 of class. I plan on doing more homework for this class, but unfortunately, I have some pretty busy days coming up. I hope I will find some time to create some more cards.

I hope you enjoyed these cards! Thank you for stopping by! See you soon!

Supplies I used:

  • inks: Distress Inks (Candied Apple, Carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed, Mowed Lawn, Mermaid Lagoon, Wilted Violet), Lawn Fawn (Yeti)
  • dies: Scripty Happy, Scripty Hugs, Scripty Congrats, Everyday Sentiment Banners (all from Lawn Fawn)
  • stamps: Lawn Fawn Happy Happy Happy
  • embellishment: Lawn Fawn Hearts Wood Veneer
  • stencil: Heidi Swapp Tiny Hearts 12×12 Stencil (HS00829)
  • other: white cardstock, black cardstock, ink blending tool, sequins

Starry Thank You

I have not been feeling well the past couple of days and so I was unable to submit the rest of the homework for the Online Card Class “Sparkle & Shine” – but that is okay, I’ll just post it here :-). For Day 5: Paste and Mousse, I made this card:

On a piece of white cardstock, I applied Nuvo Embellishment Mousse (in colour Pacific Teal) through a star stencil with a palette-knife. It would probably have sufficed, if I let it dry for 30 minutes or so but I wanted to be on the safe side and let it dry for a couple of hours.

In the meantime, I prepared the front panel by cutting one of the larger stars from Lawn Fawn’s Puffy Star Stackables with my die-cutting machine. On a stripe of teal cardstock, I stamped the sentiment “I thank my lucky stars for you” from the stamp set Lucky Stars in Versamark ink, poured white embossing powder on it and heat embossed it. I glued the teal stripe onto the front panel just below the die-cut star.

I adhered foam tape on the back of the front panel and glued it onto the cardstock with the teal stars. As a last step I wrapped around blue twine around the front of the card.

I hope you like this card. Thank you for stopping by!

Foliage Thank You

Hello! For Day 4: Shimmer, Pearl, and Flakes of the Online Card Class “Sparkle & Shine” (I skipped homework for Day 3 :-P), I made an autumn card. I know it is a bit early for autumn, but I thought a beautiful foliage scene would be a great way to incorporate Perfect Pearls:

For this card, I used Lawn Fawn’s Sweater Weather stamp set and the Scripty Thanks die. I made the background using Distress Inks (colours: Tumbled Glass, Peeled Paint) and an ink blending tool. I then stamped the tree from Sweater Weather in Lawn Fawn’s Walnut ink. I took the foliage of the stamp set and inked that with Versamark and gently brushed Perfect Pearls (colour: Perfect Gold) on it. The rest of the foliage was stamped with Lawn Fawn ink pads in the colours Sunflower, Carrot, Lobster, and Freshly Cut Grass.

I hope you like the card! Thank you for stopping by!