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Thursday, 1 March 2018

Moving Along with the Times (MAWTT) Challenge the theme is Rainbows

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends and Visitors

Here is the second post of the day from me. This time for the new challenge on the Moving Along with the Times challenge blog (MAWTT) and the chosen theme is Rainbows.

I set myself a bit of a challenge with this card. I own the Double Pierced Circle dies from Creative Expressions and I thought I ought to be able to make a rainbow with them. I am trying to use my stash rather than buy lots of new things.


Now I am rather pleased with how this turned out. I got not one but two rainbows and all the mats from the middle of the circles. For the background I used a piece of card that I had covered with dry inky kitchen roll. This was an idea from John Lockwood and it is just brilliant to not waste all the inky goodness. The grass was cut with a die from the Nativity set from Crafter's Companion. The clouds came from a Marianne build a sheep set. 


The unicorn was stamped with the Woodware Unicorn stamp set. I used Watering Can archival ink to stamp onto watercolour card and then I coloured with Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. 


Both of the sentiments come from the stamp set. 



This shows the detail of the rainbow. I stuck the circles to a piece of card to make the rainbows easier to handle. 


I was very pleased with how this card turned out and that I didn't have to buy a special die to make a rainbow. 

Enjoy the rest of the day. 


Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie
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19 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

sweet and beautiful Jackie
Gr Karin

Hazel said...

I love rainbows and yours is spectacular. Anyone couldn't fail to have a magical day if they received your card. Hazel x

ALI said...

Love it, so colourful.

Alison59 said...

This is beautiful and a great use of the dies :-)

Wendy L said...

Super cute Jackie, thank you, xxxx

Jenny L said...

Hi Jackie,
oh what a brilliant card and such a clever idea that die cut Rainbow.
Never thought of that one.
Love the wonderful design and your background looks so ace.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Janice said...

Great Card Jackie....beautiful !! Janice x http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

Alizabethy said...

I would never have recognized those clouds as sheep - great idea!

Em Louise Fairley said...

Beautiful card, Jackie. At first glance I thought you'd used Sue's new Rainbow dies, but this is even better, and the sheep clouds too! xoxo

Linda Simpson said...

A fabulous card and loving the rainbow! Stay safe and warm!
Hugs
Linda xxx

karenlotty said...

Brilliant card Jackie The rainbow is so effective Going to look at your earlier post now

Andree said...

A gorgeous card Jackie. Your rainbow and cute image are fabulous xx

An'Jenic G. said...

Beautiful card. I love the rainbow die cuts. Thanks for joining us at "Through The Purple Haze" challenge blog.
DT An'Jenic

Karen Knott said...

What a fab card Jackie, my grandaughter would love this as she is unicorn and rainbow mad at the moment. The sheep die for the clouds is a brilliant idea too...so clever !
Hugs Kaz xx

Craft buddy said...

Great card, love the unicorn and the sentiments, I'm a big fan of unicorns and glitter myself ;) x Jessie

Shabneez said...

Love this one Jackie - both the image and the sentiments. Shabneez x

Heather said...

This is so fun!!! Your rainbow is genius and works perfectly with this cute unicorn!! Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

Carole said...

Your rainbow is fabulous, Jackie and teams up well with the unicorn and the clouds. Love the sentiment. Beautiful card! x

Janis Lewis said...

Cute card!