Saturday, April 25, 2015

A new challenge on LiveLoveCards.....Rainbows!!

Hello every one and thank you for visiting: I'm participating in the April Rainbow Challenge over at LiveLoveCards which is the blog of a dear friend, Darlene De Vries, who is one of the most talented crafters I know. Her blog is dedicated to exploring new techniques and products from all kinds of companies, giving us who follow her, a fantastic glimpse of what's new and hot out there in the vast and fabulous card making industry.
This acrylic stamp/die I used is from Sizzix and it's called Welcome Home , I bought it at Hobby Lobby at a clearance sale for very little money, I'm always looking for bargains!!
Ok, here is my card,
I colored the little houses with Prismacolor pencils and baby oil, I've done other cards using this technique, it's fun and easy to do. You do need some paper stumps, I get mine also at Hobby Lobby.
I created the "grass" by tearing some scraps of olive green card stock and then, sponging them a little with SU Mossy Meadow ink pad.
The Rainbow was made with a die set from a Spellbinders circles, I really wanted to represent every color of the rainbow so the last color was snipped after I traced the outline of the last small circle in this set.  I added some Wink of Stella to the Rainbow to make it shimmer, here is a close up.
I hope you like this card, I sure had fun making it. I thank you so much for visiting and leaving me a comment, I read every single one and they always make my day. If you have any questions about this card, please don't hesitate to ask, I will answer you the best way I can.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs from Maria.

9 comments:

  1. Dear friends: In my heist about posting this card before the due date for this challenge, I totally forgot to mention that, LiveLoveCards blog charges a super small subscription fee of $2.50 a month or, if you prefer, you can save 10% and join yearly for only $27.00. Darlene's videos are incredible, she is a fabulous and talented artist and her blog is one of the most enjoyable you'll ever see.
    So thank you for visiting and I truly hope you hop over Darlene's blog to enjoy and learn from her.

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  2. Maria I love the little scene you've created on your card! The houses are so cute and your sparkly rainbow is just magical!

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  3. great use of the circle dies, i would have never thought of that!

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  4. Your card is beautiful, Maria! It's so involved and detailed. You've used many techniques here and it looks terrific!

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  5. Maria, you are always so sweet and kind. I appreciate it so much! Thank you. I love the shimmer in your rainbow - it's such a cheerful card. You can tell how much effort and detail went into it, which will make the recipient feel so special. :)

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  6. Love that you shared your techniques for your card. Very pretty!

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  7. Maria...your coloring skills are fabulous! A wonderful card!!!

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Maria.