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Thursday, 19 January 2012

Year of the Dragon at Rainbow Lady's Challenge

Get your sunspecs out as this card is a bit on the bright side lol. Our challenge this week at Rainbow Lady's Challenge is 'Year of the Dragon'. I was tempted to go all oriental for this one but then I decided to use this cute little dragon stamp instead.

The stamp is 'Dragon Luck' by Lisa Victoria from Sweet Pea Stamps. I've coloured him with promarkers and inked around the edges with distress ink. I've used a background made with lime green cosmic shimmer mist, which I brayered (with an old hard rubber brayer not my trusty speedball lol) to create the texture. I've also added a panel of cuttlebugged card again inked with distress inks. To finish off I've added some lime green scrunchy ribbon, a couple of fabric flowers and a button.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Catered Crop: buttons
Crafty Catz: Something new
Delicious Doodles: All things new
Deep ocean: sparkling and/or glitter
Emerald Faerie Garden: Green and gold/yellow
I love promarkers: anything goes
Marks Finest Papers: border punches
(my embossing folder was a Christmas pressie from my lovely friend Ann)
Stamptacular Sunday: texture
Truly Scrumptious: something forgotten (my dragon stamp)

Thanks for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. I love your dragon, Claire...I want to take him home!!

  2. Great card Claire, love your cute dragon
    Beryl x

  3. That background simply glows & he's a very endearing dragon. Love the contrast you created by giving him a Marigold to gaze at.
    Paula (PEP)

  4. Oh Claire, I love these colours...they are perfect for this card! Wonderful!
    Dot x

  5. Claire this is so perfect and just loving your dragon he is just so beautifully coloured! Chanelle xxx

  6. Hi Claire, lovely and cute card, love that Lime green mist! greetz Mirandaxx

  7. Love the bright colours, the image is realy cute.
    Yvonne x

  8. Great take on the theme and beautiful creation, thank you for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

  9. Hi Claire. Fabulous dragon & beautifully coloured. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine :)

  10. Adorable thanks for joining Crafty Catz ths week

  11. So wonderful, just a great image. Love the fresh green.

  12. Great card. I love the green. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy Fox and Friends challenge, we hope to see you again next week. Make sure to check out our challenge with Friends of SpeedyTV for more fun with Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

  13. He;s adorable. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

  14. Ahh - he is so cute! My grandsons would love him! So glad you could join us at Stampin Sisters in Christ. Hope to see you again next week.

  15. Wow! stunning card and sweet image. Thank you for joining us at Emerald Faeries Garden. Good luck in the draw.
    Suzi (DT) xx

  16. A gorgeous dragon, perfectly coloured. I love that scrunchy green ribbon you've paired with him. Thank you for sharing your card with us at The Squirrel and The Fox for our Critters challenge, I hope to see you there again soon.

  17. This is so cute, love the image and bright fun colours. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week. xx

  18. Thia is just TOTALLY adorable and a fabulous job with the Green and Gold colour combo.
    Thanx soo much for joining us in The Emerald Faerie Garden.

  19. Beautiful card! :)
    Thank you for joining at Deep Ocean Challenge :)



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