Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Who Loves Magical Unicorns? I DO!!


Hi Lovely Bloggers...

(Warning - Picture Heavy Post!)

I've been playing with these fabulous Magical Unicorns from MFT for a little while, and wanted to get just 'the right' background for behind the shaker bit.  You know what I mean by that?  Nothing else will do - you know what you want, and have to figure a way of getting it!  Well I scratched my head for a while, and this is what I came up with...


I used a light pencil to mark the size of the circle background I'd need - then set to with a pad of post it notes (the long ones, not the square ones), and I blended Distress Inks in a rainbow of colours - using the post-it note as a mask.  I started with the red, and worked through to the violet.  I was really pleased how it turned out, as I think unicorns NEED rainbows!  If you want to try this and need more help - just give me a quite shout.

I made three cards while I was in the Unicorn/Rainbow mood - and have more still to put together.  This is where it gets picture heavy! LOL!  (Scroll down for materials used)







Materials Used:
Dies - MFT Dienamics Peek-a-Boo Window Large
Mama Elephant Confetti Stars
Distress Inks for background
Colouring - Copics
Unicorn body - B60/63, C0
Unicorn manes -  
RV0000/00
BV0000/00/01
R81/83
YG23/25
Y21/38
R24/46
Lots of Glitter card and Lots of Sequins!

Hope you like my makes - I have a real love of unicorns and rainbows, so I really enjoyed playing with them... hope you will do too!  Like I say - if you need more help with the rainbow background - I could possibly be persuaded to do a YouTube tutorial.

Big hugs

11 comments:

  1. Fabulous idea and great cards. xx

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  2. Brilliant, three fabulous creations, love the image and your rainbow backgrounds. Great designs and lots of lovely sparkly sequins.

    Kath x

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  3. Love them! Wonderful colourful rainbow, such a good idea. Wish I didn't get into such an extraordinary inky mess when I try masking and inking...Great shaker sparkles too x

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  4. Aww these are so cute. Love the sparkle from the sequins and the fab coloured backgrounds.
    Lorraine x

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  5. Wow so special that background is an amazing idea fab unicorns and gorgeous die just fabulous love and hugs Carole x

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  6. What an awesome idea Christine! LOVE these cards! Love the sequins inside the card too!!!! Awesome!

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  7. GORGEOUS LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!

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  8. Ok leaving you another comment can you please share how you did RAINBOW absolutely love it!!!!!

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  9. Loving your sweet unicorns Christine! and the rainbows too of course.I have never made a shaker card I must admit...I think I am just too mean to use all my sequins like that lol ;) hugs Viv xx

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  10. These are fabukous, so cute, love the rainbows and unicorns

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