Monday, March 26, 2012

Paper Crafts Challenge ~ Taste the Rainbow

This card is what happens when you pair the candy in this card and the sunburst mask of this card!  Since playing around with candy this weekend, I couldn't resist one more candy card:)   I was at Wegman's today and stopped by the bulk candy aisle to see what kind of goodies I could find.  Did you know that they carry colored M&M's in bulk?  (OK, fake M&M's)  I wish I had known this when I was planning my sister's baby shower last year!  I didn't buy any fake M&M's today, but I did get a big ole bag of gum balls that were the absolute perfect size.      
To start off my card, I created the sunburst with an old mask that I saved.  The sentiment is from A Muse Studio and I love the oversized font.  Just a tip for large stamps, use a matching ink pen to fill in bare spots in your stamping.  For black ink, my go-to inkpad/pen combo is Memento Tuxedo Black.  I also use the pen to edge paper piecing.  
I'm off to upload this one at the Paper Crafts March 2012 Flickr Gallery Challenge.  This month it's all about the colors of the rainbow.  As always, thanks so much for visiting!
{Aloha, jj} 

Stamps: Happy Everything (A Muse Studio)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Sunflower (American Crafts)
Paper: Outright Lemon (Mark's Finest Papers), White (PTI)
Tools: Spinner Die (PTI), Corner Chomper 
Other: Clear gift baggie, Gumballs


  1. Wow, I loved the original candy card, but this is fab! Anything with rainbows just makes me smile!!!! Love it!

  2. This is absolutely fabulous. I need to try this myself. I've got two daughters who LOVE candy, and this would be so fun for them.

  3. This might be one of my favorite cards ever!

  4. I LOVE this!! :)
    How utterly spectacular!
    Not only is it so bright and cheerful and just makes me happy...
    it has CANDY!!!
    Love, love, love, LOVE!! :)

  5. I thought I loved yesterday's but I'm ditching yesterday's and taking on a new love! :)

    Everything about this card rocks - your awesome mask, that fun oversized sentiment and, of course, an edible rainbow! Fabulous!

  6. Oh my goodness this is even better than the last because I just love rainbow colours!! What a fun design, your creativity and eye for design are bowling me over :0)
    Jenny x

  7. Totally channeling the same comment as Jenny - I love this even more because RAINBOW! And I really want some Skittles
    I love this sunburst - it just adds so much cheer & interest without overwhelming. And RAINBOW!

  8. If you had to buy one carton for every color you must have a lot of candy on your hands! But oh, oh oh, it was well worth it. The backgraound stamp is just perfect for your creation. Your card exudes sunshine and happiness! A perfect combo!

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