Saturday, 15 October 2011

Rainbow CAS cards

When I see a rainbow it just makes me smile- even if its raining! There is something just so joyous about them! When I came across Our Change of Art during the recent Gallery Idol competition I just loved her style, especially her rainbow colours! Just look at this and this, and you'll see what I mean.
So when I was 'in the crafting zone' during World Craft Day I decided to have a go myself and make some beautiful rainbow cards!

The first is so CAS I am amazed at myself. A few months ago I wouldn't have been able to stop myself from adding more to this, but I'm fully embracing CAS now, and my husband loved this when he saw it - gutted he saw it though, as I had planned to put it away for his birthday, but he came home whilst I was still taking the photos!doh!
I simply stamped my Hero Arts candles straight onto the cardstock, coloured with promarkers and then cracked open my new glossy accents and used on just the flames. Unfortunately you can't see it on these pictures, but it makes a nice little addition.

Next I used the same stamp and coloured in the exact same way, but added a sentiment from the same stamp set and cut from the cardstock to layer over rainbow coloured embroidery thread.
 I love the finished look of this, it is so cheerful!!!

 The first card is going to be entered into the CraftyJC challenge, which this month is Simplicity. I think this card definitely qualifies!


  1. beautiful cards! and such restraint you have not to add to the first one, I would have been all over it! It looks gorgeous, and the rainbow twine on the second one is such a great idea!

    -rachel w k

  2. Its so beautiful ! Such a unique and beautiful creation

    Cheers from Bangalore ,India
    Dr Sonia S V

  3. Me too loves rainbows!! And these are some gorgeous Cards!! Its hard to rein in, but it a great result when you can!!
    Wonderful cards!

  4. oh wow.. these are gorgeous.. I am soo casing this! What a wonderul clean card. the embroidery floss idea is brilliantly creative! :)
    Thanks for playing along at CraftyJC Simplicity Challenge