Under My Umbrella Rainbow Scraps Card CCS417

by Joanne James27. April 2021 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. This week's challenge is a sketch challenge and Wei has asked that we get creative with diagonals this week:


Feel free to flip or rotate the sketch when making your card - which I did this week! I looked at those diagonals and thought that if I rotated the base through 180 degrees, they would make a rainbow! Take a look to see what I mean:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I used a selection of 5mm wide offcuts from my scrapbox in a selection of rainbow colours (see below) and glue them across the diagonal of my Balmy Blue card base. I extended the Highland Heather piece across the card front, then took a piece of Basic White and cut an angled border with my clouds die from the retiring Happy Dies set for my top panel:

A simple sentiment from the also retiring 'Under My Umbrella' stamp set in Pacific Point finished my card - and not an umbrella in sight!

Our lovely DT member Vicky is also the hostess over at Addicted to CAS this week where she has chosen the code word 'sky' so I'm linking up there too - with sky, rainbow and clouds, my card today doesn't have anything else!!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible.

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (6) -

JuliePUnited States
4/27/2021 1:42:38 PM #

This is such a clever take on clouds and rainbows.  Love!

VickyUnited Kingdom
4/27/2021 7:09:49 PM #

This is sheer CAS perfection Joanne! I love your beautifully made rainbow and the cloud panel creates the natural place for that sweet sentiment. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS Smile
Vicky x

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
4/27/2021 7:11:56 PM #

Fab card.  that rainbow is really clever!

Melanie Hungerford
Melanie HungerfordUnited States
4/28/2021 3:47:47 AM #

Hi Joanne, what a great idea to use the sketch for a rainbow, balanced out perfectly with the sentiment in the other corner.  Thanks for letting me play along with you this month at CAS C&S!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
4/30/2021 9:39:50 PM #

That is one creative interpretation of the sketch! And it makes my CAS heart beat faster. Lovely!

5/2/2021 3:06:32 AM #

Love how the rainbow is peeking out from behind clouds. Thanks for the great reminder on how one could use colored scraps accumulating in one's scrap box. Great clean and simple card. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS.

sue n.

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