Saturday, 16 September 2017

Snapdragons & Rainbows

Oooh it's starting to get chilly in the mornings now.  Nice having the kids back at school to give more time for crafting though (well, one of them at least!!).  Colder days calls for some warm and bright colouring.  This time I have used Aurora Wings 'Snapdragon Sprite'. Isn't he just darling?  I'm a sucker for anything with dragons! 
Products used:

  • Cream card blank
  • Recollections designer paper
  • Purple card
  • Buttons
  • Pearls
  • Core'dinations Chalk Core card
  • X-Cut oval die
  • Darice embossing folder
  • ProMarkers - Burnt Sienna, Cinnamon, Tan, Dusky Pink, Almond, Holly, Lush Green, Leaf Green, Meadow Green, Crimson, Berry, Lipstick, Burnt Orange, Pumpkin, Amber, Sunflower, Canary, Lemon, Bright Green, Sky Blue, Arctic Blue, Powder Blue, Indigo, True Blue, Cobalt, Purple, Amethyst, Lilac, Burgundy, Forest & Slate

I am entering my card into the following challenges:


  1. Oh my goodness, Nicola! What a beauty! Your coloring of Snapdragon Sprite is amazing and just POPS with the fabulous dark background. I don't think I've ever seen this style of easel card and now I'm dying to try it. Truly stunning! Love the little rainbow pearls up the side, too. Thanks so much for joining out Anything Goes challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

    1. Thank you so much Donna 😊
      I love twisted easels and think I do this style more than regular easels now!

  2. I love the rainbow colors on this image, Nicola. Beautiful job! The design is so striking with a great contrast. Glad you joined us for the ATG challenge at Aurora Wings. Mitzi xx

  3. What amazing rainbow coloring you've done Nicola and I love your twisted easelcard. They are so fun to do. Thanks so much for joining our AG Challenge at Aurora Wings. Hugz

  4. What a fabulous card! This rainbow lady is just AMAZING ! Thanks for playing with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge.
    Love & Hugs
    DT Veana R.

  5. I love this, especially the rainbow effect!
    Thank you so much for joining in at The Paper Shelter, good luck! Susan X

  6. Wow!! What a fantastic fold the rainbow beautiful.Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges. Hugs xx Deepti Aggarwal


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I am always trying to improve my colouring and cardmaking skills and constructive feedback is always welcomed.

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