Saturday, May 2, 2015

Happy Birthday Balloon

This is my second post today. I'm trying to get this in under the wire at some challenges. My great-niece is having her 7th birthday party tomorrow, so I decided to make her a balloon shaped card.


My card was die cut with the largest of the Simon Says Stamp Balloon Dies. I die cut the card base with the top of the balloon about 1/4" over the fold. That enables the card to open and still have the balloon shape. I then die cut a piece of Lawn Fawn Let's Polka paper with the same die.

The large sentiment from the Mama Elephant Make a Wish set was embossed with Ranger Liquid Platinum Embossing Powder. I love that color! I added a scattering of Lawn Fawn Let's Polka Sequins and rhinestones from my stash to embellish. A piece of Twinery Platinum Shimmer Twine was tied on the end of my balloon to mimic a real one. It is coated with Ranger Multi Matte and twisted into a tail shape. 

I would like to enter this into these challenges:

     The Challenge #32 - Theme: Polka Dots
     Just Us Girls #291 - Word Week: Twine
     The Pink Elephant Challenge #296 - Anything Goes
     Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Anything Goes
     Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes









Thanks for visiting. I love hearing from you. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

                                                    Pam

12 comments:

  1. What a fun card shape, and love the polka dots!

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  2. Wonderful birthday design.

    Hugs diane

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  3. Love your balloon card.
    luv
    Debby

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  4. I just love this big ole balloon - it makes such a fun card! Thanks for joining in at JUGS

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  5. This is so much fun and I just love the polka dots! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!

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  6. What a fabulous birthday card! I love your big pink polka dot balloon, so fun and very festive. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Challenge!

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  7. Pam I bet that this is absolutely stunning IRL, love that big balloon die cut and the platinum gold--wowsers!

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  8. What a cute idea and so pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  9. Balloons just make me happy and polka dots, too! Oh, my!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

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  10. This is very cute! Love the fun balloon shape! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  11. A big polka-dot balloon card is making ME smile; I can only imagine what the reaction will be from your 7-year-old great-niece! She'll absolutely adore it, as do I! So incredibly sweet...
    Hugs~c

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