June 23, 2015

Up, Up and Away

Hey! Amy here from Amy's Artsy Stuff. I have a quick simple card that can be used for any occasion.

Believe is one of my favorite words because it can mean so many things to so many people. So I decided to use that as the statement for this card.
Finished Believe Balloon watermarked

1. Using Whisper White paper I cut a 5x7 base.
2. I used VersaMark to stamp the balloon on Chocolate Chip paper. Then a Verdigris embossing powder. I loved it because it's not one color and I feel like it gives it depth.
3. I cut a white piece of water color paper to be the background behind the balloon. I used water, various blue ink sprays to create a very light "sky". Then I set it aside to dry.
4. Cut a navy blue piece of paper to back the watercolor sky once it dries.
5. I used a scrap piece of blue, green and light blue to attach to the base. I layered those with green being just a small strip.
6. I stamped 'Believe' on green using black VersaFine ink.
7. I fussy cut the balloon and then attached it to the dried watercolor background.
8. Using dimensionals I adhered it to the navy blue paper.
9. Again using dimensionals I attached it to the background of blues and green.
10. I put the 'Believe' on last and used the dimensionals again (yes, I love them lol).
11. The inside is blank so that it can be used for any occasion or just because.
That is how I made this very easy yet really pretty card. I hope you enjoy!

I would love to hear from you!!

Supplies Used:
So Suzy Stamps (www.sosuzystamps.com)
- Balloon Stamp
- Believe Stamp
Stampin Up Amy (www.stampinupamy.stampinup.net)
- Island Indigo, Soft Sky, Pear Pizzazz, Night of Navy, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip Paper
- Dimensionals
- Snail Adhesive
- VersaMark Ink
- Prima Color Bloom in blues (can use whatever blues you have on hand)
- Ranger Verdigris Embossing Powder
- Watercolor Paper
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1 comment:

  1. Beautiful sparkly balloon Amy, and that watercolor sky against which it is set is absolutely fantastic! Love it!


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