Rainbow Card Tutorial by Kate Palmer

Some days you need to make your own rainbows – this card is today’s rainbow!  Now I feel I should warn you the mix of the Lindy’s Starburst sprays, glitter tape, and contrasting black, actually made me squeal with delight – so I feel there should be a sparkly squeal alert on this!

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You Will Need:

Lindys’ Stamp Gang Products

Other Products

  • Glitter Deco Tape
  • Liquitex Carbon Black Ink
  • Stencil Sheets
  • Versamark Watermark Ink Pad
  • Black Card
  • Today wooden embellishment
  • Arches smooth watercolor card


Start by trimming your card into a square shape and ruling equal lines across your card.  If you want perfect colours with no pattern, bleeding or blending – cut along these lines.  If you want something like I have done – leave as one piece of card.

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Using masking sheets, low tack tape or scrap paper (to protect the rest of the card), mask off each section and add colour one at a time, dry between colours.  I wanted my colours to bleed under the mask a bit so I painted my sprays on and added extra liquid to encourage colour bleeding.

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Continue to add one colour at a time and dry between colours until whole card is coloured.  If you have cut your card into strips, reassemble and glue on to backing card before continuing.

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To make the colours seem more vibrant add a little black for contrast, I flicked and dripped on black ink.
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Add coordinating colours of Glitter tape to hide pencil or join lines.  Trim off any excess.

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Ink embellishment with sticky ink and cover with embossing powder (Obviously Black works so well for this!) set with a heat/embossing tool and glue onto your card front.

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Mount finished card front onto matt black card to contrast with all the sparkle and colour and you are finished.

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I completely adore this happy rainbow coloured card, I hope you like it as much as I do!

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Back with more soon,

Kate Palmer

3 thoughts on “Rainbow Card Tutorial by Kate Palmer

  1. Oh wow – Kate – I’m in love with this…. just love the colors – it’s WONDERFUL. j.

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