Monday, September 19, 2016

Birthday Balloons

This month at Altenew, May Park has provided us with a 'Craft Room' inspiration photo. You can check out the challenge here.

I was inspired by the colours, the circular shape of the washi rolls and the stripes. 

I stamped the balloon image from 'Birthday Wishes', inking with the lighter shade first, rock and rolling one side in a darker ink, then spritzing with water before stamping, which gave each balloon a cool marble look and made them all slightly different. After die cutting my card front, I lightly sprayed with home made shimmer mist. The sentiment was stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black, the word Happy coloured in with a copic marker and Wink of Stella. I popped the sentiment up on foam and adhered over a die cut piece of vellum. You can see the shimmer in the picture below.

Here is the inspiration photo:
Stamps - Birthday Wishes (Altenew)
Dies - Stitched Rectangles (Lil Inkers), A2 Matting Basics (Spellbinders)
Paper - Stampers Select White (PTI), vellum
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Cotton Candy, Tulip, Crystal Blue, Lagoon, Sunkiss Yellow, Sunflower (CTMH), Perfect Pearls, Wink of Stella, Copic BG01


  1. I love the shimmer! Your balloons are so perfectly stamped and I love the shading effect you have going on.


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