Friday, March 18, 2016

Birthday balloon

Hi everyone! Here's my take on this weeks Freshly Made Sketch and I even paired it this week with a color challenge from Always playing with paper. Gasp! So out of my comfort zone. It took a while for me to make this as I wasn't all that happy with the balloon.

It just looked plain Jane to me, so I added the banners across it. That die is from Memory Box.

The balloon, bow, tie and birthday are all from My Favorite Things blueprints.  The Happy is from Technique Tuesday. I wanted the smaller font that Technique Tuesday has than what was included in the original blueprint collection.

I just realized that I didn't stamp one thing on this card. That has got to be a first for me.

Gotta get back to figuring out a card for the DH's birthday that is right around the corner. I've got a good idea for one but have to play around a bit.  Thanks for stopping in.













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9 comments:

Patti J said...

Great take on the challenge, Laurie! Really cute card!

Cindy Boney said...

Great card!! Love the cut-out sentiment!!

Donna said...

Darling cheery birthday card! Have a great weekend!

Barb said...

Simple and fun Laurie...the banners on the balloon finish it off nicely.

Glittered Paws said...

What an awesome take on this sketch, original and creative.

Patricia Chalas said...

Beautiful and cute card!!!

Anita in France said...

How fun, Laurie ... such wonderful crisp die cuts ... that border decoration on the balloon is a fabulous touch! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Challenge! Anita :)

Jinny Newlin said...

Beautiful work with those dies, Laurie! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Challenge!

Amy O said...

I love that giant, bright balloon! Perfect for a birthday. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!