Monday, February 1, 2016

w&w Belated 2nd Birthday Bash | Rainbow Challenge with Vanessa

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Hello sweet Winnie & Walter friends! Vanessa here with a fun challenge! I don't know about you, but I love rainbows and they make me happy everytime I see one. So a bright, colorful card surely puts a smile onto my face, too! My challenge for you is as simple as that:

RAINBOW

Create any kind of rainbow on your projects. Use inks, cardstock, watercolors, stamping, embellishments - whatever makes you happy! I made two samples for you and would love to see your take on my rainbow challenge :)

For the first card, I played with Distress Inks. I had so much fun creating this:


I stamped the gems from the My Precious set with various Distress Inks onto a panel of watercolor paper. Then I used a water tank brush and painted over the gems to pull the color into these rays. After everything was dried, I stamped the sentiment. Now I adhered the panel to a Kraft card base and finished the card off with matching sequins.

For the second card, I used solid stamps to create a rainbow:


Using the large solid circle from Scenery: BIGGER Bang Confetti, I stamped a row onto a piece of white cardstock, using rainbow colored dye inks. Then I trimmed a strip from that row of circles to fit my card. I trimmed a panel of white cardstock, stamped "sending" from The Big, the Bold and Friends and adhered the panel to a black card base. Now I adhered my rainbow strip and added matching sequins. Finally, I die-cut my large word using The Big, the Bold and Friends Cutaways from black cardstock and adhered it to the card.

I hope you'll join me for the challenge! Can't wait to see you take!

Vanessa

>>>GIVEAWAY<<<

Link up your take on this challenge for a chance to win a $75.00 gift card (gift code) to the w&w shop.  One random winner will be chosen.

For more information on how to enter to become our Guest Star for the next release CLICK HERE.  Please remember you need to include GS in the Link Title to be considered for the Guest Star competition.



>>>BONUS GIVEAWAY<<<

One randomly chosen comment on this post will receive the limited edition Scenery: BIGGER Bang Confetti stamp set Vanessa used in her second card.

49 comments:

  1. Stunning rainbow effects. Thank you for the inspiration!

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  2. Love your cards! Especially the second one...

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  3. These rainbow cards are
    so pretty and love the
    use of the diamonds on
    card one and the side
    panel on card two!
    Carla from Utah

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  4. These rainbow cards are
    so pretty and love the
    use of the diamonds on
    card one and the side
    panel on card two!
    Carla from Utah

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  5. The first card is just so pretty and fun! Love the graphic look of the second card.

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  6. Thanks for a fun challenge. Love, love, love your second card. I guess I'm a CAS girl at heart...

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  7. The rainbow strip is beautiful - I am in love with anything rainbow these days.

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  8. The rainbow strip is beautiful - I am in love with anything rainbow these days.

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  9. What a fun inspiration. The card is lovely!

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  10. Beautiful!! I know juuuust what to make for this challenge. :D

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  11. I love rainbow cards, and yours are fabulous, Vanessa! Love what you did with the distress inks and gems on your first card!

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  12. Great rainbows! I like 'em both!

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  13. Rainbows make me happy and yours are beutiful :) Thank you for the inspiration :)

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  14. I adore the second card & would love to win that set! Rainbows are so festive & always remind me of my dad who just loved rainbows, so hope to enter the challenge!

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  15. Pretty Cards With lovely rainbow Colors..!!

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  16. The colorful rainbow stamping is perfect for the male birthdays I have coming up... definitely will CASE the second card. I would love to win BIGGER Bang Confetti, including that circle stamp! Thanks for the chance!

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  17. LOVE your EXITING rainbows of CHEER Vanessa :)
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE card designs!!!
    ... feeling INSPIRED, hoping to play along with your challenge!!!

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  18. I especially love your bold and beautiful circled strip, so striking and perfect placement of sequins!

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  19. Fabulous cards! I love making rainbow themed cards,so I can't wait to play along!

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  20. I love the diamonds and the beautiful rainbow colors!!!!

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  21. I love the diamonds and the beautiful rainbow colors!!!!

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  22. Absolutely love both of Vanessa's cards, especially the overlapped circles for the second one. So creative!!!

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  23. Great rainbow cards...the technique on the first really is so neat.

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  24. Wonderful rainbows to remind us that Spring is coming.

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  25. So so lovely! Such pretty diamonds.

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  26. I love the rainbow colors, too! What a great idea to pull the color from the inked image! But your second card is simply Gorgeous! So clean, yet so colorful! Love it!

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  27. Lovely rainbow cards...and the rays and sequins worked perfectly here!

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  28. Beautiful cards!! Love this challenge!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  29. Stunning rainbow cards! I can't express how spirit lifting these are, as we've had a stretch of gloomy days! Thank you!
    ~c

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  30. WOW your first rainbow card is breathtakingly beautiful

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  31. Love these two rainbow based cards!

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  32. Oh wow! Beautiful projects!!!! Love it!!!

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  33. Love both the cards - the way the rainbow is created from the jewels and then the lovely big overlapping confetti circles!

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  34. I always love Vanessa's rainbow creations!! Great challenge!

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  35. Beautiful cards, Vanessa. I had SO much fun working on this challenge. <3

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  36. Beautiful cards, Vanessa. I had SO much fun working on this challenge. <3

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  37. This was such a fun challenge. Love Vanessa's amazing inspirational cards.

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  38. Amazing cards Vanessa! You have inspired me to play along this theme!

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  39. So many ways to use rainbows and so pretty! Thank you for this sweet challenge!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  40. I love rainbow colors!!! I used it sometime!!! Both cards are amazing!!! ;)

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  41. Just got my stash from you on Saturday so joining in and enjoying it..Thank you for all the inspiration. Fabulous rainbow inspiration, loving the water colouring x

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  42. I love how gorgeous and cheerful your cards are!
    Take care!
    Michele

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  43. Love how the gems in your first card seem to have a real shimmer, cool effect!

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