Thursday, 7 May 2015

Up

I really enjoyed making this single card, deciding where to put the balloons, and masking them off before sponging in the background through a stencil.

It was a 'no pressure' project based on 'past deadline' sketch (CAS Colour and Sketches - where I've just flabberghastedly discovered I was one of their weekly winners) and colour challenges (Color Throwdown), using a set of stamps I'd had on my desk for ages, but hadn't used.

The funny thing was, once I'd made it, and was admiring it on the bookshelf, I realised how many current challenges it fitted! So, having made it 'just for me', I now feel I have reasons to share it.


Curtain Call - Travel On (Balloons just say 'travel' to me)
Sweet Stampin' - Inspired by a Film or Book (The Disney Pixar Film 'Up')
Craft Stamper - Take a Stamp: Anything Goes
Simon Says Wednesday - Use a Sentiment

After being invited over, it would be rude not to take part at Quirky Crafts: "Let's go on a quirky journey"


9 comments:

  1. Beautiful card with the pretty hot air balloons! Thank you for participating in the challenge at Curtain Call!

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  2. I love this card and your film choice!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

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  3. BEAUTIFUL use of that stencil and balloon images! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Let’s Get Sentimental” Challenge! Congrats on your win, too!

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  4. Beautiful card!!! Come and join us at "Let´s go on a Quirky Journey Challenge"
    http://quirkycrafts.blogspot.com/2015/04/challenge-9-lets-go-on-quirky-journey.html

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  5. Lovely card and great film choice. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

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  6. Lovely project! Thanks for joining in the TIMI challenge at Craft Stamper!
    xxx Ellie xxx

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  7. Super card. Super film.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.

    Susan

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  8. I like this Balloon card. Just beautiful and I like the circles you did for the background. So glad you joined us at Quirky Crafts "Quirky Journey Challenge". :D
    Deborah GD

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  9. Beautiful card ..... thank you for joining in with the Craft Stamper challenge ... good luck! Linda xx

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