Friday, January 18, 2013

Over The Rainbow Card


Do the dreary days of winter ever get you down?  I, for one, sure love to see colour & clear skies during these cold months!

Another thing I love during the winter (well, really anytime of year) is connecting with friends. Wouldn't you love to receive a happy, colourful, cheerful card from a friend on a cold, dreary day? 

Me too.


The idea from this card was lifted from a card I saw in a magazine awhile ago - I think it was Paper Crafts magazine.

I just love the colourful rainbow effect of the ribbons!



And the stitching adds just the perfect finishing touch.



Products Used:
  • Cardstock - Michaels
  • Ribbons - Making Memories, Michaels, My Mind's Eye, Stampin' Up!
  • Clouds - cut from paper by My Mind's Eye
  • Stamp - Close To My Heart
  • Stitching - Sew Easy Stitch Piercer

Go forth & create something cheery to brighten someone's day! :)


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22 comments:

  1. that is adorable!!! i especially love the addition of the puffy clouds!

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  2. This is awesome! I love how colorful this is. Very happy!

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  3. I love it!! So pretty! I'd like to invite you to participate in my Pin Me Linky Party. It goes Fri-Wed. I allow up to 3 links each week!

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  4. Michelle HargreavesSaturday, January 19, 2013

    This is really pretty! It makes me want a sew easy stitcher really badly!

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  5. This is such a beautiful card! Perfect for brightening someone's day! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Gorgeous card! So creative!!!

    T'onna @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

    http://navywifeypeters.blogspot.com/2013/01/submarine-sunday-15.html

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  7. This is super cute! Love how bright and colorful it is!

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  8. Audra @ Renewed ProjectsTuesday, January 22, 2013

    ooooh! I"m so glad I found your blog. I'm the craft coordinator for our MOPS group and we're making cards to mail to friends and family. (Proverbs 16:24 Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.) I've been looking for inspirational ideas to put on a power point during the activity. May I use some of your card ideas? Audra @ Renewed Projects.

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  9. This card would definitely make my day :) what a cute idea! Thanks for sharing at The Weekly Creative link party!

    Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot

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  10. This is really cute! I love it! You made me want to send someone a card!! :) I am visiting your link from the Wow Me Wednesday Party on Ginger Snap Crafts! Visit me sometime and link up at my Party In Polka Dots... hosted every Monday!


    Shelley


    www.piggyinpolkadots.blogspot.com

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  11. What a clever idea. I absolutely love the patterned ribbon making up the rainbow. Great work. Jodi @ www.meaningfulmama.com

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  12. How cute! Love that you used ribbon for the rainbow - when I first saw it at Southern Lovely's linky party, I assumed it was paper. I'm a new follower! Danielle {SewMuchCrafting.com}

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  13. I love this! It would really cute to make and frame in a little girl's room as artwork! So sweet!

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  14. Steph @ Crafting in the RainWednesday, January 23, 2013

    So pretty!

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  15. Thanks so much for linking up. I am now following via GFC, Facebook, Pinterest, & Twitter!

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  16. I love your card! This is such a great idea. This also reminds me of St. Patty's day! :) I am visiting from House of Hepworths and a new follower.

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  17. Found you on Lil' Luna's link party and I'd love for you to come link this up at my Tuesday Time Out that is still open! I love it!


    Reasons To Skip The Housework

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  18. I love handmade cards and this is just about the cutest one I've ever seen. Love it!!

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  19. Ruth at number 29Friday, January 25, 2013

    beautiful! the ribbon colours really pop!

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  20. Oh I love it!! Pinned and so cute :)

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  21. I love this card, it is simply gorgeous! Thank you for sharing on Blog Stalking Thursday. You have been featured with this week's party! http://www.thecraftyblogstalker.com/2013/01/blog-stalking-thursday-78.html I would love for you to grab a feature button and wear it proudly! Thanks again!

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