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Thursday, 5 April 2018

Chance of Rainbows

Rainbows are so beautiful and are such a cheering sight after or even during rain, symbolising a new start.  I used this sketch to begin:














I made the rainbow on card by smooshing Distress Inks on a large acrylic block (you know I like to get inky) and just allowed it to happen.  So it was ready to use and I just needed to trim it to shape... and use that perfect sentiment!

Sentiment stamp: Happy Little Stampers
Nuvo Crystal Drops



Shared on challenges:
MFT wednesday-sketch-challenge-sketch-379
happylittlestampers-april-watercolour rainbow
tuesday-throwdown-386-rainbow-colors
addicted-to-cas-challenge-133 rain
casology-294-start
allsortschallenge-461-new-beginnings
thecraftyaddicts-47-April showers
modsquadchallenge-simply-clean
aaacards-112-favourite-technique smooshing

17 comments:

brenda said...

A fun card, many thanks for joining in with our 'New Beginnings' theme at Allsorts chaltenge.

B x

Sarah said...

Oh I love this! It's so sleek and elegant! Beautiful work! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Heidi Weaver said...

Hi Carol, I love that "smooshed" rainbow of colours you've created for your card. Great combination of challenges, too. Thanks so much for playing along with our HLS April Watercolour Challenge.

crafty-stamper said...

Great CAS card and sentiment and I love the smooshed card
Carol x

Joyce said...

Such a pretty card. Thanks so much for linking up at CASology this week.

Jacquie Southas said...

Great design - I love that most of the white space on your card isn't white! Thanks for sharing with us at CASology this week!

Judy Woodland said...

How absolutely beautiful. Your colors are perfect, and I love the artsy look. Thank you so much for participating this week over at the Mod Squad!
Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer

Maxine D said...

Awesome card Carol - love your rainbow.
Your new photo is a beauty - you look as though you are hiding a laugh :-)
Blessings
Maxine

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

I love that wonderful smooshing job on that top panel. Love the design and great sentiment. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Wonderful artistic take on the sketch, and interesting take on our cue word. Thanks for joining in the fun as CASology this week.

Jane said...

Love that statement - and just allowed it to happen! Got to put the right colours there in the first place though to get such a pretty happening as yours. Thanks for playing along with the favourite technique challenge at AAA Cards.

Craft-E-Place said...

Fabulous card, stunning colour combination. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards

Emily Lauritzen said...

Lovely card! The texture created using the acrylic block is so perfect!
Thank you so much for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!
<3 Emily L. - DT

Jaydee said...

Carol, I love your wonderful rainbow. Such a great take on the challenge and so glad you joined us at ATCAS this week
jaydee

Sue - said...

Love your smooshed rainbow! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge.

Tracie Pond said...

Hello Carol, Love your positive card and beautiful smooshing. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards. =) Tracie