by Jeanne Jachna
Are you playing along with our monthly challenge for July? It's called "Over the Rainbow". We want you to join our challenge using rainbow colors, or add a rainbow. You can always find our current challenge by clicking the "Poppy Challenge" badge on the top right of this page. Linking your design to each month's challenge automatically enters you into our giveaway - a $20 gift card to www.poppystamps.com
I cut 1/2" strips of colorful cardstock and adhered them together with washi tape end to end to create a rainbow panel. Next I trimmed the panel to fit the front of my A2 card front and then cut the Stained Glass butterflies from the panel.
Next I adhered gold glitter paper to my card base and then adhered the rainbow die cut panel over it. I adhered the detailed die cut butterflies cut from white cardstock inside their openings. You have to be patient when using liquid adhesive to adhere cardstock to glitter paper. I weighted the die cuts with an acrylic block and put it aside to create the gold foil sentiment.
The Modest Greetings One Hot Foil includes lots of sentiments as well as a die to cut each sentiment into a strip. There's always gold at the end of the rainbow right? The finishing touch was a few Clear Fairy Drops.
This color block technique is a great way to show off your die cuts and just imagine a shaker behind the die cuts instead of gold foil. Or how about a white cover and rainbow strips inside the die cut openings? There's lots of choices that would all be amazing! I sure hope you find some time to play!
Finished Size 4.25 x 5.5: