Wednesday, April 20, 2016

a rainbow and shoes

"Rainbowed" a shoe recently (you'll understand during next week's STAMPlorations blog hop ;) and couldn't resist pulling out the shoes again when I saw the current Fusion challenge. Cuz I saw a rainbow and boots. Those are shoes, right???


The inspiration photo from The Challenge influenced the style of my rainbow.
Meet my rainbow and shoes.


A healthy dose of masking and stamping and masking and stamping again gave me my heap of shoes. I stamped my sentiment (used Adirondack ink and Groovy Shoes for all stamping) and then taped my panel down and applied Gansai Tambi watercolors. I adhered the panel to a pink cardbase.

For those of you, like me, who don't own a Misti but stamp on bumpy watercolor paper anyway ... I went over the rough spots of the sentiment with a black Sharpie. You can only tell if you look real close!

I'm sharing this card at Penny Black and More - Birthdays too!

19 comments:

  1. A lovely rainbow Maria! I like that you kept the shoes uncolored.

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  2. My kind of card! Love all the colors! :)
    Suchi xx

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  3. Sensational card, love how you have done this Maria.

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  4. Fabulous masking, great stamps and loving that you left the shoes white.

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  5. It's brilliant - am impressed by the amount of masking - and I love that the shoes are not coloured in. Xx

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  6. What a fun card, Maria, love it!! Thanks for playing along at The Challenge!

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  7. Love the tumble of uncoloured shoes against the rainbow background! Can't wait to see the other version :)

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  8. Just one fabulous card and so many incredible shoes too. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Challenge.

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  9. Didn't we all own a pair of Dr. Scholl's sandals?! Wonder if they still make them.... Anyway... This is one fun rainbow/shoe card. You have some mad masking and watercoloring skills. What a fun card!! Very groovy, man.... Bev

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  10. Groovy is the word! I love your rainbow background, so cool!

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  11. Oh how fun, Maria! I don't have nearly enough patience to do all that wonderful masking!

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  12. A lovely bright and cheery card Maria, many thanks for sharing your pretty card with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

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  13. A cascade of amazing (and funky!) shoes, Maria ... fabulous uncoloured against the rainbow watercolouring ... groovy! Hugs, Anita :)

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  14. those shoes are magnificent (sort of resembles my closet, but I keep them on shelves) ... so glad you joined us at fusion card challenge.

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  15. A fabulous card and I love the water coloring! Thanks for playing along with us at The Challenge this week.

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  16. Lovely card. I love the contrast of the black/white shoes against the watercoloring! Thanks for playing The Challenge!

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  17. Great card and a lovely collection of shoes too.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More 'Birthday' challenge and good luck x Susan x

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