Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Rainbow Challenge Pretty Pink Posh

Pretty Pink Posh: Rainbow Challenge

I have been working on my card for the Pretty Pink Posh (P.P.P.) Rainbow Challenge for quite a few days.  I got the e-mail June 11th and had several ideas pop into my head.  I had my order from P.P.P. sitting out & there were rainbow challenges all over You Tube.  I knew I would have to narrow down my ideas before I started anything.  I wrote down some ideas so I could sort through them the next day.  Well, that next day was June 12th.  I woke up to the news that an Orlando nightclub was the location of a mass shooting.  We now know that nightclub to be Pulse nightclub & it was the most deadly mass shooting in American history. I didn't lose anyone, but it still shook me.  I live in Kissimmee, Florida which is about 30 minutes from where it happened  This was WAY too close to home.  I have always seen the rainbow as gay pride, but now I will also see how it united Orlando.  I didn't feel that I could enter this challenge without mentioning my city.  If you can make a donation this is a place to do it. This week has been devastating but it has also brought many people together.  There are rainbows everywhere I look.  Here is mine.

I used Heather's card as my inspiration.  I loved the rainbow colors coming out of the windows.  I used my Gansai Tambai Watercolor Paints to make the pastel rainbow in the background.  The P.P.P. animals are colored with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to reinforce the rainbow colors.  I made the frame on my Silhouette Cameo using the P.P.P. frame dies as the basis for my designs.  I added a stitched border around them.  It can be hard to see.  I filled my shaker with just the sparkling clear mix of sequins.



Ruth said...

What a super cute card! I love it!

Paulina said...

Jil, this card is darling. I am loving that pretty background you created! Also, great use of the Storybook 3 die and the Holiday Pals critters!

Thank you for joining along in the rainbow challenge!

Shannon McComb said...

Your colorful background is just lovely!
Love those cute Holiday Pals on your shaker as well!! So very sweet!!
Shannon McComb
Pretty Pink Posh Designer

Lisa said...

Your colorful critters are darling, what a sweet card! Thanks for joining us at PPP!

Houses Built of Cards said...

Eek! So cute! LOVE all your cute critters too! So glad you joined the Rainbow Challenge at PPP!!!