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Birthday Balloons

Hello there!  Last year, I ordered one of Simon Says Stamp\’s \”Mystery Sacks\” and Clearly Besotted\’s \”Lift Me Up\” was one of the sets in the sack.  I don\’t think I would have purchased this set, but I\’ve had a lot of fun playing with it. So far I\’ve made a birthday card, baby shower card and Get Well card.  

MFT Lucky Dog Chihuahua

You can mix and match hot air balloons and baskets so I went with the duck balloon and puppy basket. I thought it would be fun to have a friend on the ground so I added the Chihuahua from MFT\’s Lucky Dog set.  I colored and die-cut the pup and then adhered him to the bottom with foam tape so he would have dimension.

  • I started by inking the \”grass\” with Pink and Main\’s Pattern Maker Pinstripes with Twisted Citron Distress Ink.
  • Next I stamped my little scene on an A2 panel and colored with Copic Markers. 
  • I cut some masks because I wanted to add a \”cloud\” background with Tumbled Glass Distress Ink.  I used my new Picket Fences Life Changing Brushes.  
  • Finally I die cut with a stitched rectangular die.
  • I think this is a cute little scene card and I am entering in the following:

Seize the Birthday Balloon Challenge – I definitely went all the way and included the optional \”Balloon\” toppings prompt!
Allsorts Transport Challenge – This duck balloon will transport you…but who knows where you\’ll land!
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Alphabet Distress Challenge  I used distress ink for the \”grass and cloud\” background.
Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

5 thoughts on “Birthday Balloons

  1. I love this sweet birthday card! The pups and balloons are equally cute, and great job with the background. Thanks for linking up with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  2. Aw, what a fun set that is! I love the scene you created, Karen, and your coloring is beautiful! You are sweet to give them a friend on the ground!! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. Love the scene you have created, great card! Thank you for sharing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, and hope you can join us again soon ~ Janice DT

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