Celebrate Today With Some Love Balloons

It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another challenge over at Hand Stamped Sentiments, and I absolutely LOVE this weeks color challenge- cause me always like a POP of color!!  Yep, it’s a color challenge this week and this adorable sample that I made for my SALE-A-BRATION Kickoff is a perfect fit.  I had to add a little shine in there too so I have just a little gold as well. LOL!  I used the CELEBRATE TODAY set from the OCCASIONS CATALOG.  I LOVE this set, it’s so stinking cute!!

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I love anything with black, white and a POP of color so this challenge was complete fun for me.

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I attached a few hearts together to create these 3d Heart Hot Air Balloons, I think they are pretty cute.  I simply scored them in the center and adhered the sides to one another, then opened the flaps in the back and secured them into place.  I also used the sentiment from the BRAVO set and some Melon Mambo ink to set that off.  Easy Peasy… Lemon Squeezy!

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I love how simple this card is, but it would be sort of a pain to mail… possibly??  But I tell you it would be a perfect match to a gift bag that was stamped and embellished this way too.  OMG, how cute would that be?!  I must try that.

on a side note, I have to get this off my chest… I am horrified with the quality of pictures I have been posting lately…  If you don’t know I live down in So Tx and at some point I assumed that it is always fairly sunny and warm.  I mean I have become quite accustomed to wearing flip flops and open toed shoes for a majority of the year here… but this winter (which realistically started about a week or 2 ago) is crap.  The skys have been constantly gray, with a tease of sun shine for a fleeting moment here and there… and the temps have been SUPER cold, and it’s humid here so it’s like slap you with a wet towel kind of cold… I think I am going to have to invest in a lighting kit because clearly mother nature is of no help to me??

Ok, so now that I have vented… thanks for listening to me, LOL!! I have to say you MUST come and play along with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  It’s such a great source of inspiration and just plain fun!  Create a project, can be anything, using the colors from the inspiration board and enter it into the challenge.  I love how challenges really help me think outside the box, maybe it will for you too?

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Comments

  1. Love the heart balloons! Very cute card.

  2. Your card is super cute! I love the heart balloons. Such a great idea. TFS

  3. Adorable balloons! I love your creativity and I really love the gold accents. And I can totally sympathize with your lighting issues. It’s been zombie apocalypse foggy and grey here for a week!

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