Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Birthday Balloons

Hello!
So I really wanted to make some more birthday cards. I never seem to have enough. So, I decided to create an additional 5 cards with my April Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp, adding stamps from Simon's Birthday Balloons Set and dies from the Balloons die set. 
I have two of these cards to share with you today.
First up, a shaker card ('cos who doesn't love a shaker card?)
To make this card, I took the sequin patterned paper from the kit, and added a drop of Star Dust Stickles to each sequin. I love customising patterned paper. :) Next, I die cut the balloon, then adhered some acetate behind it. I created a notecard from some Audrey Blue cardstock, then stamped the sentiment. I adhered the glittery panel to the card with foam adhesive, leaving an opening at the top. I then filled my balloon with Kelly Purkey sequins and chunky Doodlebug glitter.
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Lots of sparkle here…
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And the best thing about cards created with the negative of a die, you get left with the die cut shape. And that means a BONUS card. :)
This super simple girly card features the balloon, some wood veneer stars from the kit which I covered in Glossy Accents and glitter, a cute sentiment, and new Cotton Candy Cardstock. (LOVE this colour).
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Silver metallic thread rocks. :)
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I'll be back with more birthday cards tomorrow.
Hope to see you then.
P.S. I've just added lots of recently shared cards to my online shop… see them HERE.
Supplies


2 comments:

jintyoo7 said...

LOVELY, Lucy! Great idea to add some stickles, definitley upped the "ante" on that pretty pp.

Anja (scrappie) said...

Great, great Lucy and I gotta have those balloon dies.