Thursday 31 July 2014

Peek-a-Boo Rainbow

Hi guys

Really quick post tonight to share a bright little card I've made to enter a few challenges:  So, without further ado, here it is...

and a closer view...

I started by die cutting the card base using the dotted die.  Then came the tricky part.  I cut a piece of thin cardstock to fit behind the front panel of the card and marked where the dots were in pencil.  I used ProMarkers and FlexMarkers to colour the rainbow stripes in blocks of two rows of dots.  I didn't want to see any colour overlaps through the holes so this took a fair bit of planning before I began colouring.  The rest was easy, the panel was adhered to the rear of the card front and I finished off with a simple sentiment.  Anyone that uses ProMarkers will know that the colour comes through the back of the card, hence the reason I used thin card as I then had to cover the inside with another panel of cardstock.

Materials used:

  • Die: MFT Die-namics - Peek-a-Boo Dots
  • Stamp: Clearly Besotted - A Little Sentimental
  • Ink: Versafine - Onyx Black
  • ProMarkers and FlexMarkers

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

CASology - Week 106 - Rainbow
Less is More - Week 182 - Anything Goes
A Gem of a Challenge - Challenge #124 - Spots and Stripes (die cut spots and stripes of colour)
Merry Monday - Anything Goes Birthday

Thanks for popping by, hope to see you again soon.  It's Friday tomorrow, so all is good :)


  1. This is gorgeous, love the rainbow of colours and the design.
    Linda xxx

  2. Ohhhh !! I've gone all dotty !! Lovely colours and great effect !!

  3. Wonderful card, so unusual.

  4. Hi, Wow this is a super card love the rainbow effect, looks fabulous.

    Hugs Erin x

  5. Love this - the bold bright colours peeking through are perfect! So glad you joined us at CASology!

  6. Your patience really paid off, Anita! These tiny multicolored circles are so festive and fun! Thanks for sharing in LeAnne's Birthday Blog Hop at Merry Monday!

  7. Such a fun rainbow card - perfectly executed!

  8. GORGEOUS, love this to bits, so CLEAN and colorful!!! Thanks for joining us this week at CASology!!!!

  9. Hi Anita. Such a fun, bright and happy card! Love it! :) Loll xx

  10. Simple and gorgeous! I love it.

  11. Anita what a stunning creation, your accurate colouring paid off!
    Thanks so much for joining LIM this week
    Less is More Designer

  12. Rainbow perfection! Love it!

  13. Love your graphical approach, so simple and clean!

  14. Love this graphic design. The colors are so bright and crisp.

  15. Wow...what a fabulous design. I love it Anita.

  16. Oh, this is adorable! It's so festive!! Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday!

  17. Very, very cool...and totally CAS! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

  18. LOVE, Anita...wonderful colors and Love that you used all those wonderful circles:)!!

  19. Brilliant colourful CAS card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  20. I'm sorry this comment is so late, but I was on holiday in Spain last week and wifi was a little limited and slow!
    This is simple but stunning!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  21. Love your take on Rainbow! Simple yet stunning, Anita! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology. May


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