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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Let's Celebrate!

It's the first warm, sunshiny day we've had in Ohio in a long time, and it made me want to break out the bright colors and create something cheery!  I used some stamps and dies from Paper Smooches and some neon inks from Hero Arts to create this card.

 
Paper Smooches:  Balloons dies, Kissables 2 stamp set, Geo-Graphic stamp set, Off the Charts stamp set, Scripty Sayings stamp set -  Hero Arts neon orange, pink, blue and green inks - Ranger archival ink in black - Rock Candy Distress stickles
 
I die cut the balloons from white cardstock, stamped them with neon inks and adhered with foam adhesive for a little dimension.  The background for the sentiment was stamped with blue neon ink, and then the sentiment was stamped over top with black archival ink and fussy cut.  I added some doodled balloon strings, a twine bow, and some little plastic dots made from melted perler beads.
 
I'm entering this card in the Paper Smooches Sparks "Anything Goes" challenge and the Sentimental Sundays "Add a Doodle" challenge.
 
 

4 comments:

Mirella Diaz-Kaleem said...

love this CAS card Brenda!!! and the balloons stamped in neon ink are fabulous! simple card but really striking. Thank you so much for joining us this week in our Add a Doodle to it challenge at Sentimental Sundays !
Mirella DK
DT Sentimental Sundays (Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella)

Rachael Evans said...

I love the striking design of this card - such a simple but very effective way of using stamps, punches and doodles. Love it! Thanks for sharing this with us at Sentimental Sundays x

verybellemakes said...

Love this CAS card! The neon colours really pop :)

Thank you for joining the Sentimental Sundays challenge, hope to see you again soon.

Victoria DT

Katie Gehring said...

Brenda, I adore the beautiful simplicity of this card! The neon balloons are so fun! Thanks so much for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge!!