Monday, August 5, 2013

Rainbow Blog Hop August 5, 2013

Rainbows, a wonder of nature with many meanings in many different cultures. They inspire us and we wanted to share some of that inspiration with our fellow crafters and anyone else who chances to look through the raindrops. You should have arrived here from Jearise

There is a pot of gold at the end of this rainbow! There are two sets of rainbow blog candy for today's hop. The first requirement is to comment on each post along the hop.

Pinque Peacock is giving away a set of rainbow colored fabric covered buttons, pop on over to their Facebook page ( and give them a like, then head over to their blog ( and follow them!

The second set of blog candy is a set of sunflower pearls, from Miriam's Crafting Supplies, one in each of the 6 colors of the rainbow! Just follow their blog ( by clicking of the RSS feed link in the top right and like them on Facebook (

Hello, I have 3 cards to share with you today.

  The digi for this card is by Digi Darla. You can find it here

Copics used are  YG01, YG03, YG07- grass, YG93- leaves of flowers, Y06, V09- flowers, Y04,Y13, Y15, Y17- sun, BG000- clouds, B21, B24, B26- bucket, YG41, YG03, G03, G07- bushes.

The rainbow is colored with stardust Gelly Roll pens. Colors used are Red Gelly Roll with Clear Stardust, Orange Stardust, Yellow Stardust, Green Stardust, Blue Stardust, Purple Stardust.

The stripes for the sentiment are 1/8' stripes of cardstock.

The papers are by Recollections- blue, yellow, green, orange, red, purple, Georgia Pacific- white.

the card is 4 1/4' x 5 1/2".

 The digi for this card is by Scrap Happy Paper Crafter. You can find it here It is a freebie. If you get it and some of Julie's other digis please leave her a comment.

Copics used are R35, Y04, YR04, B23, G03, V06- rainbow, Y13, Y15, Y17- sun, BG000- clouds, E00, E33, YR04- girl, E33, E31- bear, RV21- rabbit, W1, W3- sandbags, Y04, RV10, RV13- flowers, E41, E43, E44- baskets, (R22, R29, R35-reds, YR04, YR09, YR27- oranges, Y13, Y15, Y17- yellows, G03, G07, YG41- greens, B21, B24, B26- blues, BV02, BV04, BV08 purples)- back balloon, (B00, B01, B04, RV10, RV13, V04)- front balloon.

Gelly Roll pens used on the rainbow are Clear Stardust, Yellow Stardust, Copper Stardust, Green Stardust, Purple Stardust, and Sky Stardust. I put copics down first as a base and then the Stardust pens.

The gems were clear. I colored them with Copics R29, Y06, YR07, B23, G07, V08.

The striped background for the sentiment was made using 1/8' stripes of colored cardstock. The background for the card is 1" stripes of cardstock.

The papers are by Recollections- red, green, yellow, purple, blue, Bazzill- orange, Georgia Pacific- white.

The card is 6" x 4 1/4".

The digi on this card is by Fresh Brewed Designs. It is called "Heart Hot Air Balloon" You can find it here

Copics used are E41, E43, E44- basket, RV06, RV09- heart, (YR00, YR01, YR04, YR09- oranges, R22, R24, R29- reds, Y00, Y02, Y06- yellows)- balloon, BV00, BV02, BV04- purple flags, G03, G05, YG41- green flags.

Copper Metallic Gelly Roll pen was used for the ropes.

The papers are by Bazzill-  light blue, Recollections- blue and dark blue, Georgia Pacific- white, Philadelphia group- cloud print.

The ribbon is by Celebrate It, a Michales brand.

The card is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2".

Thanks for joining us along the rainbow today... follow the ray of sunshine to Anita

Here is the complete blog hop line up in case you get lost along the way. 
Edwina ~  you are here


Amanda said...

What beautiful cards, Edwina! I love the bright colors on all 3!!

Flowersandmoreby Rhonda said...

OMGosh.... these are the cutest cards!!! Great work... Love them :)

poetspice JL said...

Aw- how cute! Love air balloons.
I draw my own digi images as well. I just had a call for my first DT. Would be fun to see your take on them.

Anita said...

Girl, you have been very very busy !!!!!!!Great projects for this hop and all the other ones too.You are very talented.
Hugs, Anita

Miriam said...

So much beauty. I love hot air balloons! They all came out awesome, but my favorite is definitely the last one... I love the sense of motion and the sentiment is great.

ScrappinFabPam said...

Love this. Your projects are fabulous. Super sentiment too.

Be blessed,

Julene Matthews said...

All these cards are so clever. Love the Wizard of Oz connection.

Tina Connolly said...

Wow, three fabulous cards! I really love the last one!

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Another lovely set of creations. I especially love the last one using Heather's hot air balloon. I've taken a stroll through some of your earlier posts as well to catch up, unfortunately I can't comment on everything. Just know that I would if I could--time is just not my friend these days.


Steampunk Suzy said...

Looks like you've spent a lot of time on these beautiful creations Happy Crafting