Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Over the Rainbow

It's Wednesday! So time for another challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog where challenges are always Anything Goes and prizes are awarded from one or more sponsors.  Stop by the blog to check it out! The sponsor this week is Dr. Digi Stamps  and my DT card features a whimsical image named “Over the Rainbow.” I had fun coloring the beautiful scene with Stella Spectrum Noir markers and a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen. After a bit of layering, I added a few embellishments (strips of vellum sheet music and sparkly heart stickers). Lastly, I added lots of sparkle to the rainbow by drawing thin stripes of Stickles along arch of colors, then set the card aside so that the Stickles could dry.   
·    Digi- Dr. Digi Stamps (Over the Rainbow)
·    Colored with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen
·    Front sentiment- Desert Diva (Happy Anniversary)
·    Inside sentiment- Papercrafts Magazine Freebie “Dreams Really Do Come True”  (No longer available)
·    Assorted background papers from my stash
·    Sparkly Heart Stickers and vellum sheet music- Hobby Lobby
·    Stickles- Star Dust (adding magic to the rainbow)
Entered into:  
Word Art Wednesday Challenge- #440-441Anything Goes                   
Outlawz Challenge- Festive Fridays                                                       
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge- Anything Goes                                               

I love this sweet bouquet named Flowers In A Vase from Conie Fong Art. (You can purchase it at Conie’s Etsy shop, or it a freebie if you join her FB group). For my card, I colored the bouquet with alcohol markers and outlined them with a white gel pen… just because! A few strips of washi tape, a Martha Stewart butterfly punch, a few scraps of vellum and two sentiments from Eureka Digital Stamps finish off the lovely card. I’m entering this card into several challenges including the Butterfly Challenge (all three colors- light blue and light orange in the flowers, yellow on the inside butterfly and two themes- butterfly and my choice of washi tape), Bugaboo Photo Inspiration (loose interpretation=my card has a butterfly and flowers) and The Sisterhood of Crafters (one of my favorite techniques is to use white gel pens to help highlight items… especially flowers!)

·    Digi- Conie Fong Art (Flowers In A Vase)
·    Colored with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers and Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen
·    Butterfly Punch- Martha Stewart
·    Front Sentiment - Eureka Digital Stamps (Thinking of You)
·    Inside Sentiment - Eureka Digital Stamps (Happiness like a Butterfly)
·    Washi Tape- from my stash (no longer has a label so I don’t know the company)
·    Assorted background papers and vellum scraps from my stash
Entered into:  
Conie Fong Art & Design Group [FB]- Monthly Challenge- May Anything Goes    
Outlawz Sunday Challenge- Songs and Rhymes- Sing a Song of Flowers
Bugaboo Stamps- Photo Inspiration                     
Butterfly Challenge- #142 Y for YoYo Spinner                 
The Sisterhood of Crafters- Favorite Technique
Outlawz Challenge- Crash Your Stash- Washi Tape                               
I recently won this Digi Doodles image named “Mindy’s New Boots” and wanted to somehow perch her onto a card.  I decided to make Pop Up Front Step Panel Card (that I found HERE).  Since I’ve been busy making coffee themed cards, I used some of the fun papers and sentiments from an Echo Park paper pack to decorate the card base. The large mug I placed in her hand was fussy-cut from one of the labels in the paper pack. So fun!
I’m entering this card into several challenges including Simon Says Monday Challenge (my card incorporates several circles layered behind the sentiment.) 
·    Digi- Digi Doodles (Mindy’s New Boots)
·    Template- Pop up Front Step Card (HERE- just through step 4)
·    Echo Park paper pad- Coffee (provides all the patterned paper and sentiments)
Entered into:  
Digi Doodle Studios Blog- Challenge #27 Flower Power
The Paper Shelter- #429 Flower Power 2020 Spring Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop  
Simon Says Monday Challenge- We’re Going Around in Circles


  1. Hi Kathy this is a stunning card. I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Great stamp Kathy! Love your card.

  3. I love what you've done with your rainbow Kathy! It almost looks wispy - just as it would in the sky. Fantastic! What a lovely card.

  4. Just beautiful Kathy! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Please stop in for a visit!

  5. So pretty! Love your white gel technique for your lovely floral card. Thank you for playing with us at the Sisterhood of Crafters and hope you can join us again soon.

  6. Great pop-up card and she is perfect sitting on the edge of the coffee bar with her ginormous mug! So CUTE!

  7. Oh this is great love the colouring and thank you for sharing your creativity with us at Digi Doodles Studios challenge blog. Good luck and hope you can join us next month for more fun.

  8. What a lovely creation. Love it. Thanks for entering your card at Digi Doodles Studios.
    Prachtige kaart Super tof!! Leuk dat je meedoet met onze challenge bij Digi doodles studios.
    DT Digi doodles Studios

  9. Wonderful cards and I really like that anniversary couple with their coffee and the rainbow.

  10. Beautiful cards! Love your sparkly rainbow and those sentiments!

  11. Kathy lots of gorgeous cards. Love the white outlining on the flowers and great sentiment. Thanks for joining in the Catch the Bug Photo Inspiration Challenge, Lisa Lynn DT.

  12. What a pretty card! Thanks for joining our Photo Inspiration challenge this week at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog; good luck in the draw!
    Stay safe.
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo Stamps DT

  13. All your cards are so lovely and fun! Such a charming card! Thank you for joining the fun at The Paper Shelter Challenge. Good luck and please join us again!

  14. This is such a pretty creation, Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this time, hugs Pops x

  15. The white pen certainly makes a big difference on the flowers. Thankyou for coming and spinning the wheel this week. hugs Mrs A.

  16. Just popped over from Outlawz! These are beautiful cards!
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!


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