Colours And Contours Rainbow Glimmer Congratulations Card PP551

by Joanne James25. July 2021 09:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Ann to host this week and she has my favourite, a sketch challenge for you to work with:


I had so many great ideas for this sketch! I also loved the rainbow of purples, blues and greens on that fabulous bird on the Color Dare inspiration photo, so decided to pair them with the stamp in the Colours & Contours set for a stem of rainbow flowers - take a look:


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

Colours and Contours - I coloured the infill stamp of the main flower stem in the Colours & Contours stamp set using my sponge daubers and a trio of blue and purple inks, the cut it out with the co-ordinating die. I added it to a panel cut with one of the Scalloped Contours Dies (and narrowed slightly), having stamped the sentiment directly onto this panel. I added another sentiment and additional flower from the same set to the inside of my card:


Rainbow Glimmer - The rainbow of colours that I used enabled me to use some co-ordinating rainbow glimmer paper for my horizontal strips to compliment flowers. Whilst there's only a little of it visible, I love the addition of that sparkle and glimmer:

Pattern Party - In order to allow my glimmer paper to really stand out, I chose a piece of neutral black and white Pattern Party paper for my background. The Pattern Party paper pack is a hostess reward that you can earn with purchases of £150+ and is such great value with a great variety of patterns and designs too. 

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 Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

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

Enjoy your day; I will be spending mine cooking and having a lazy day with the family. I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.
This card was a Diamond Winner over at Color Dare this week!

Comments (16) -

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
7/25/2021 7:05:06 PM #

What gorgeous colors, Joanne! The flowers are stunning, and look perfect popped up on the scalloped panel.  The designer paper provides a beautiful backdrop. Your made my sketch sparkle for sure!  Have a wonderful week!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
7/25/2021 9:26:12 PM #

My poor glimmer paper hasn't seen the light of day for a while, and this beauty has inspired me to get it out and USE it!  What a fabulous way to use these colors!!

Amanda Mertz
Amanda MertzUnited States
7/26/2021 5:27:02 PM #

What a perfect way to show off that rainbow glimmer paper!  I love the colors against the black and white DSP!   Hope you have a fun week!

Steph Mortimer
Steph MortimerUnited Kingdom
7/26/2021 7:54:08 PM #

Beautiful card! I love the colours and glitter and how amazing they look against that beautiful black and white patterned background. Thanks for playing along with Color My Heart Color Dare. X

NancyUnited States
7/26/2021 8:36:56 PM #

I think you are going to have the entire team digging out their glimmer paper now that we saw your card! LOL Pretty card!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
7/27/2021 2:08:27 PM #

Oh Joanne, this is gorgeous!!!!!!  I love the rainbow glimmer paper and that gorgeous bloom!!!!!  The black and white DSP is just fabulous!  I love the scalloped borders and the sweet sentiment!  You rocked this sketch, My Friend!

VickyUnited Kingdom
7/27/2021 6:19:03 PM #

So pretty and glitzy Joanne! A very different way of using that floral too. Vicky x

Michelle Loncar
Michelle LoncarUnited States
7/28/2021 2:51:28 PM #

Your card is beautiful. I love how you drew your colors from the strips to the flowers. Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

jaydeeUnited States
7/28/2021 7:53:20 PM #

this is so pretty Joanne.  I love the iridescent look to the flower and those strips.  the background DSP is a lovely backdrop to that gorgeous, simple, flower.   Fabulous card

Debbie Crowley
Debbie CrowleyUnited States
7/29/2021 9:50:18 PM #

This is so simply beautiful, Joanne!  You chose a perfect color mix for the black and white background. What an eye-catcher!  I also like the flower you chose for the inside! Perfect with the flower spray on the front.  Love this and hope you're having a great week.

Laurie schmidt
Laurie schmidtUnited States
7/29/2021 11:59:32 PM #

Wowzer pretty! I just love the glimmer!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
7/30/2021 5:03:45 AM #

Those glittery flowers, echoing the rainbow glimmer paper, are amazing. Love the scalloped, stitched panel you've put them on. Fabitty fab indeed!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
7/31/2021 4:54:24 AM #

Just stunning, Joanne! The glimmer paper adds such a fun detail.

Susan Renshaw
Susan RenshawAustralia
7/31/2021 6:51:04 AM #

Those rainbow flowers are beautiful!
Thank you for sharing with Color My Heart Color Dare!
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Shawna United States
8/7/2021 5:02:32 PM #

I always seem to neglect the inside of my cards. You have done it beautifully. My favorite part of your design are the ombre banners. Goes so well. Perfect! Thank you for joining us at CMHCD.

Vandra Stenton
Vandra StentonAustralia
8/9/2021 1:37:42 PM #

Great choice of rainbow shimmer for the colour dare inspiration photo. Thanks for joining us at Colour Dare Challenge, I hope you can join us again soon.

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