Welcome to the latest Cardz 4 Galz two week challenge!  Our host, Caz, picked Get Inky for the theme of #177.  When you finish here, I hope you will visit the challenge website to see the creations of the rest of the design team members.  

Here’s my Get Inky card:


, I know the picture is cut off but I gave this card to my great-niece on Monday for her 6th birthday so I can’t take another one.

My great-niece is currently obsessed with rainbows and unicorns. Her 6th birthday present is a pastel pink and purple unicorn hooded bathrobe. Therefore, I went with a rainbow birthday card.


  • The Gorgeous Grape base measures 5-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches, scored at 4-1/4 inches.
  • I used a black cardstock mat, and it measures 5-3/8 by 4-1/8 inches.
  • I started with a piece of white cardstock measuring 5-1/2 by 4-1/4 inches. After I had finished creating the rainbow, I trimmed it down to 5-1/4 by 4 inches. Then, I trimmed another piece of white cardstock for the inside to 4 by 5-1/4 inches.
  • Since I stamped a series of rainbow colors on the envelope flap, that’s about it for measurements.

Getting Inky:

  • I didn’t take pictures of the process of creating the rainbow colored clouds, but I do have pictures from a previous post using the same technique in Bermuda Bay.
  • I used a piece of window sheet film and cropped it with the cloud looking die from the basic borders die set. Then, I used the window sheet clouds as a stencil. Here are photos of this process using the stencil, a blender brush, and Bermuda Bay ink:
  • I did move the “clouds” as I worked my way up the white cardstock. I also blended very light areas using the dry blender brush.
  • The colors I used are Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Garden Green, Pacific Point, Starry Sky, and Gorgeous Grape.
  • Here’s my rainbow of clouds before I added anything else:

Happy Birthday:


  • I stamped the sentiment from Artfully Layered in Momento Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock. Then I cropped it using one of the Tailored Made Tags dies. The hole punched with this die was exactly what I needed for the balloon strings.
  • I used my balloon punch and started punching 2021-2023 In Color Vellum and shimmery white cardstock.
  • Then, I started dry-fitting the balloons together. When I figured out the placement, I added white baker’s twine and dimensionals under some of the balloons.
  • I pulled all the twine strands through the hole in the sentiment tag and just tied a knot.
  • After I had it all adhered, I used just a couple of drops of white craft ink to add highlights to the balloons.
  • Next, I used the shadow stamp from Wildlife Wonder to stamp the rainbow colors on the envelope flap.
  • Finally, I punched a 1 inch circle of Gorgeous Grape DSP for the envelope seal.
  • With that, I’d finished this coordinated card, envelope, and envelope seal set.

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Have a Peachy Day!



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