Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Rainbow Top Note

Lovely sunny day for us here so thought I'd make a bright card and join in the challenge at RUNWAY INSPIRED.  A new one for me although I've been watching it with interest.  Here's the photo inspiration - 

You would certainly stand out in that dress! 

So onto my card.  I had fun getting inky and went with the following colours for my rainbow - Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Pacific Point, Elegant Eggplant and Rich Razzleberry. 

I swiped stripes across my Whisper white card using a Sponge Dauber and attached to a Basic Black Card base.  My frame is half a Top Note die cut and was attached over the rainbow panel using Dimensionals after I stamped my sentiment in Basic Black.  The sentiment is from a brill hostess set Happiest Birthday Wishes.  An additional rainbow strip was added below with Brads from the Brights selection. 

As I've used a die on this card, I'm would also like to enter it into this weeks challenge at SIMPLY STAMPIN which is to die for.  You only have to use one Stampin Up! image or sentiment to enter so why not give it a go. 

 I hope you've enjoyed looking here as much as I  enjoyed making this card.  

Here's what was required to make this card - 

Card - Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink - Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Pacific Point, Elegant Eggplant, Rich Razzleberry
Stamps - Happiest Birthday Wishes
Die - Top Note
Other - Dimensionals, Brights Brads 
If you would like any of the above supplies and have your order delivered directly to your door anywhere in the UK then all you have to do is contact me on  or 07827923123.  

The weather man says we might have snow tomorrow, hope he's got it wrong! Thanks for your visit, take care and stay warm. x 


craftattack said...

Wow, love this one! Hugs, Valerie

Suze Bain said...

Wow, great colours and love those little brads. xx

Bonnie said...

How pretty! I think the black is a perfect choice for a background. It really makes those bright colors pop!

Jennifer Rzasa said...

Aileen, that rainbow is just gorgeous! I love how you used it behind the die cut AND below the sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along with the Runway Inspired Challenge!

Ruth M said...

That is a great take on the inspiration photo, I have to say I think that would have left me stumped - well done you! What a lovely bright & cheery card!

Thanks so much for joining us at Simply Stampin' and I really hope we see you again soon! Ruth x

Vicky Hayes said...

Your rainbow looks great behind the top note shape Aileen! Oh dear, snow! Well I suppose we must get it over with! Vicky x

Jenny said...

ooo I love the soft edges in your rainbow Aileen, it's a fabulous effect and the coloured brads look great too :)
Jenny x

Faith A said...

Really really like this Aileen, the shape and the colours, fabulous

kelly said...

OMG, I LOVE THIS CARD!! It's great how you've echoed the colours with the brads along the bottom as well. I think that inspiration photo would have had me running for the hills! Great job!
Thanks for joining us at Simply Stampin' this week.
Kelly xx


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