The Beautiful Balloons Bundle is a wonderful mix of fun and whimsy for anyone to appreciate.  I have used it in a quick and fairly simple way to share today.


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Stamps and Dies

The Beautiful Balloons Bundle is a mix of balloons, streamers, and fun sentiments.  And the matching Beautiful Balloons Dies are the same with some added features.  I did not use these today, but there is a great tag, stars, and some fun surprises.  For my card I used the two smaller balloons and stamped them on the White card stock with Parakeet Party Ink and Berry Burst Ink that had been stamped off first.  I wanted a little softer look than the darker Berry Burst at full strength.

To create the sentiment balloon, I die cut the larger balloon from Parakeet Party card stock.  For me having the die cut balloon made it easier to see where was best to place the sentiment.  The sentiment is from the stamp set and is stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink.  I also stamped on the Berry Burst card base the small streamer stamp.  It is stamped tone on tone.  If you are unfamiliar with that term it is  Berry Burst Ink stamped onto Berry Burst card stock.  You can get a similar look using Versamark Ink.  But the image is a little bit lighter than with the same color ink.


The gorgeous DSP piece of paper is from the Stargazing Designer Series Paper pack.  It is the reverse side of one of the darker galaxy sheets.  I loved the fun design that was also a tone on tone look.  And it matched the Parakeet Party I used for the balloons.  It was a pleasant surprise when I was trying to match a color to that piece that Berry Burst seemed to be the best option.  I love bright colors, so I did not hesitate to give it a try.


The finishing touches on this card are a little different, or at least one is.  To create the tail of the balloon I turned to the 2022-2024 In Color Baker’s Twine.  The Parakeet Party and White twine worked perfectly in matching my color theme.  I simply looped a few strands of the twine back and forth and used a glue dot under the tip of the balloon to adhere the twine.  Then all that was left was snipping the loops at the bottom to create the fringe.  Last but not least I added a trio of the Adhesive Backed Sequins Trio.  They seemed bright enough to compete with the other bright colors!

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