Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Up and Away


Hi everyone.  Today's card is for a couple of challenges at SCS - CAS241 - Alumni Love - honoring Emily (stampingout) ... and SCS Color (447 - Real Red, Bermuda Bay, Chocolate Chip).  I CASED this sweet card by Emily, using the same layout but changing the bee to a hot air balloon.  I added a couple of clouds for fun. :)

This was a simple card to make.  The balloon is paper pieced and the die-cut clouds were sponged around the edges.  Simple sentiment to finish.

Here's a close-up:


I added a little Crystal Effects to the heart on the balloon for some shine ... and I used the thin tip of my Stampin' Write marker to add cross-hatching to the balloon's basket.



Stamps:  Fly Away with Me (C.C. Designs)
Paper:  White, Snap Color Vibe (Simple Stories); Bermuda Bay, Chocolate Chip (SU!)
Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Bermuda Bay (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Puffy Cloud Dies (Memory Box), Crystal Effects, glue, adhesives, and dimensionals




17 comments:

  1. Hi Loll. What a magnificent CAS card! I love the sponging around your clouds - it really makes them stand out. Fantastic layout too!

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  2. So bright and cheerful. LOVE your paper pieced balloon and sweet little heart. I love how you added the sponged clouds too. TFS Loll

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  3. So bright and cheerful. LOVE your paper pieced balloon and sweet little heart. I love how you added the sponged clouds too. TFS Loll

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  4. I'm loving all the polka-dots and how you sponged your clouds! Such a fun and cheery card!

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  5. oooo, your sponged clouds are dreamy, Loll! Love this gorgeous scene you have created! xx

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  6. Morning Loll-What a fabby and fun card :)
    Love these colours together-and that is a great layout!
    Have a great day,,Nessa xx

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  7. Fab card Loll. Great design and your eye to detail is great.

    Karen x

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  8. Gorgeous card, Loll! The sponging on the clouds gives them that extra oomph, and the paper-pieced balloon is fab.

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  9. Gorgeous CAS Loll love the paper pieced balloon. The clouds are brilliant with the added dusting of ink
    Hugs Mau xx

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  10. Lovely CAS card Loll. like your paper piecing and your sponged clouds..

    Anne

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  11. Love the dimension the spongeing on the clouds adds, Loll ... such a cute paper pieced balloon! Anita :)

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  12. Such a cheery & colorful card with this airy balloon. As always, love your paper piecing. Great sponging effect on the fluffy clouds too. TFS & Hugs

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  13. A fabulous card Loll. The red and teal are so lovely. The inking on the clouds is a perfect touch.

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  14. Absolutely adorable, oh please come take me away in your lovely balloon!!
    Great card Loll,
    Take care,
    hugs
    Donna
    Yes I am still here, darn insurance companies, one of these days I will get where I am supposed to be going!! But until then, just keep on being entertained by your wonderful work!!
    God Bless!

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  15. As always a beautifully crafted work of art, I particularly like the spotty paper works beautifully.

    Marie

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  16. Red, white and blue is so crisp and lively and add polka dots and it's perfection!

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  17. Love this card and the beautiful use of colors :)

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I love hearing from you! Loll :)