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Monday 9 July 2012

Rainbow of Friendship

Hi there, my card today features some lovely new stamps from Chocolate Baroque, the large sprig of flowers is from Dusky Damask and the sentiment is from Pretty Poppies

I've stamped the flower sprigs with different colours of distress ink to give a rainbow effect and used the same inks to colour some seam binding ribbon. The swirls are from Butterfly Flourish again stamped with distress ink pads. I used distress markers to ink up the sentiment stamp from Pretty Poppies and also the butterflies from Butterfly Flourish. The sentiment is die cut and I used tape to attach the ribbon,  pleating it as I went along. I matted the card on some rainbow card that I made with white card and distress markers and attached the butterflies with silicone glue for a bit of dimension.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Hotshot Crafts: distress inks
Joanna Sheen: Going round in circles

Thanks for popping by today
Claire xx


  1. Love the rainbow effect using DIs and the matching pleated ribbon is a nice touch

  2. Gobsmacked!! It's fabulous Claire. You are so imaginative and creative. Love the rainbow effect on everything - the design is amazing in itself but the rainbow effect turns it into something else.
    Beryl xx

  3. This is just beautiful Claire, love how you have coloured the seam binding,such a gorgeous card.
    Irene x

  4. Wow Claire, fantastic design, very creation and wonderful stamping. Hugs Suzanne x

  5. Beautiful Claire. Hope all is well with you.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  6. Lovely card.
    Thanks for joining us at ASC.
    Hugs stine

  7. Love your colour choice...tis fabby ;) Thanks for playing at The Artistic Stamper this month,
    xoxo Sioux

  8. Fabulous idea and beautiful layout.

  9. wow! i love this cards! the stamp's work is beautiful!!

    Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life

  10. That's a wonderful card with great details

  11. What a stunning creation, love everything about it! So pretty!!
    Thanks for entering it in The Artistic Stamper Creative team challenge!

  12. Great card!! Thanks for joining in with Joanna Sheen's Challenge this week.
    Sandra x

  13. Hi Claire, what a great idea. Love how you arranged all the things and it looks just great in the rainbow colours! And the sentiment is just fantastic.
    Hugs Claudia

  14. Wow, Claire, this is so gorgeous! Love the ribbon and the rainbow stamping!
    Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life this week!

  15. What a stunning card Claire - its glorious! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge,




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