Penny Farthing Balloons

Wednesday, September 17, 2014



When using a stamp for the first time I love to make a few designs in one hit with it - have you noticed that from my Flower Shop cards?  So here is another using the bicycle from the Timeless Talk set.  I LOVE the pop of colour the balloons give against the kraft background!  Makes it a good card for males, or anyone really.

It was easy to make, the only fiddly bit was working out where I wanted the balloons to sit.  You can see that I've used Stampin Dimensionals to pop up the front panel, they bring a dimensional elegance to a card. The balloon punch was an old one I had in my craft box from when I was a teenager and I tied the balloons to the bike with my trusty old Baker's Twine.



I was excited to have an occasion to finally use my piercing tool and mat and created a border to finish the card off. 

Thanks for stopping by!




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Other:
Paper: Stampin' Up! 2012-2014 In Colours DSP (retired)
Sentiment: Papertrey Ink - I Lovely Leaves



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2 comments

  1. Hi Fiona, Love your cards. This one is just gorgeous with the balloons. Love the piercing border.
    Cheers, Sue Madex

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  2. So simple but yet so wow! Thank you for sharing.

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