Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Hot Air Balloons

Happy Tuesday!

Today's card is a fun-whimsical creation inspired by the sketch at
 The Sweet Stop (Challenge #205).

When I saw this week's challenge, my first thought was to create something just exactly like the sketch (using circles).

Yet, when I got to playing around, I decided on cutting this DP in the shape of hot-air-balloons, and went from there.  Then, I had a thought of using some square brads as the baskets...and viola!  My hot-air-balloons creation was born.  This was a fun one for sure!
Thanks for stopping by today!


Card Recipe:
Cardstock:  SU! Night of Navy, So Saffron & Real Red
DP:  Cosmo Cricket "Early Bird"
Stamps:  Heidi Swapp & TPS
Inks:  Memento Tuxedo Black & Dew Drop Chalks
Other:  Buttons, Square Brads, & white craft-string.


Alanna said...

What a fun card. I love those hot air balloons.

Sheila said...

So fun and colorful!

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Oh, what a great idea for this sketch! This is a great card and I love your hot air balloons!

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a pretty card Cheryl. Love the paper-pieced hot air balloons. Beautiful papers. What a great take on the sketch. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!

Mary Marsh said...

this is so cute-love the hot ari balloons and the brad baskets are such a creative idea

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Super cute balloons, very cool idea with the basket.

Kim said...

Such a sweet fun card! Love those hot air balloons! Just darling..... as always!
Kim xXx

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