Monday, April 3

Cray Cray Rainbow Hipster!



Hello Monday my friends and welcome to our newest challenge - Make A Rainbow using Tim Holtz products! How fun is this, right? Please also join me in welcoming our guest designer for the month - Amy from Amy's Card Obsession!! Be sure to check out her website for inspiration, she has a wonderful unique style and a love of color! 

Tim Holtz's new Hipster stamps are so fun to use! They all look so serious, but just make you laugh. So, I thought I would take it a step further and make this guy a bit cray cray with some rainbow hair!


I began with changing some of the white thread from Tim's Eclectic Elements into purple by using the wilted violet distress ink. 


I stamped the Hipster onto watercolor paper, and then blended in several rainbow colors, before I spritzed with water. 


Next, I punched a multitude of small holes with my screw punch in the stamped hair.


Pulled the threads through and stuck them onto some adhesive to keep in place, and once done, added a piece of tape.


I think he's looking a little Cray Cray with his rainbow hair


I layered him onto the card using some of the fun papers from a Simon Card kit, along with some of Tim Holtz's new Chatter design tape, and popped on the words. Of course, once I added that sparkly strip of tape, I just had to sparkle up the glasses too - after all, he is a Hipster!


I hope you've enjoyed my interpretation of making a rainbow using Tim Holtz products! Now it's your turn to create something special and share it with us this week! Thanks for stopping by! 

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12 comments:

  1. Fabulous card Maura :-) I love this chick with his funky rainbow hair, he really made me smile :-) very cute :-)

    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. Oh Maura, your hipster dude with his funky hair is fabulous! It really brings out the personality of this stamp in a unique way. I love when cards make me smile from ear to ear and this one sure did that. Love it!

    Cathie ♥

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  3. Haha this is crazy and your chicken is even more hipster than it is in original. I totally love what you made hin on the head and its hair is stunning. Clever idea! Hugs, Marzena

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  4. Maura, this is the CRAZIEST and coolest card I've ever seen! Love your creative use of the threads for that chick's hair! I would never think I would want these stamps, but you have made me move them to the top of my wishlist! This really made me giggle!

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  5. This is so fun and crazy, Maura! Love the colorful hair, really fits this hipster bird. Hugs, Sandra

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  6. Ha, ha! This card just makes me smile! I love the sass you gave your bird with that crazy hairdo! You definitely brought this stamp to a new level of awesomeness and it's always fun to see how you're utilizing various products.

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  7. this is such a clever and FUN card-gotta love the hair! :)

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  8. I absolutely LOVE your funky, wild hipster Maura, it just made me laugh out loud when I saw him and as for his wild hair, such a clever idea and just works so well... Hugs x

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  9. Wow... this is such a fun and fabulous creation, Maura. The rainbow hair is such a brilliant idea! :)

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  10. That hair is fantastic Maura! What a fun idea! Love the colours and splatters too.

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  11. wow love your Crazy Chick with his wild hair...just like my bird's nest hair look first thing in the morning...hugs kath xxx

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  12. The hair.... I'm in love with this crazy hair! Absolutely brilliant MAura! fab card! barbara

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