It is Balloon…For TSOT358 and JUGS430

Welcome!

First let me explain the title…some of you out there will know this, and the younger generation will have no idea what I am talking about!

Do you remember the Comedy Series F Troop?

At one point an air filled balloon passes over the Fort and

the friendly Indians point up and say, in the

broken accent of the day…It is Balloon!

Mr Hubster and I joke about this almost every time we see a balloon of any type!

On to Today’s Card!

I combined a Sketch Challenge with a Word Challenge…

 

Here is the Word Challenge from JUGS #430

“Balloons”

JUGS 430

 

Here is the Sketch Challenge from TSOT #358

 

TSOT 358-Flower Power

I had so many ideas for this sketch…all didn’t translate well, from my mind to paper!

Then I SAW the Balloons and those circles looked like balloons to me!

I ran with that…after several tries, I landed this Card!

 

Here is my Card!

 

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At first I tried to put the words on the card front, but they didn’t look right with the balloons, no matter how many times I tried the sketch, even turning the sketch!

I then had an idea…to put the Wish on the inside of the Card!

Here is the inside of my Card!

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Love it!

 

Of Course, I had to make an envelope to match!!!

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Overall I am very happy with the turnout!

This is going into my Masculine Card stash…we all need more masculine Cards!

Stock and Measures:

Cardstock:

Bermuda Bay-card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ scored @ 4 1/4″ folded in half on the score

Basic Black-front and inside mats, 4″ X 5 1/4″

-for the ‘Happy Birthday’ inside

Whisper White-inside panel, 3 3/4″ X 5″

-scrap to stamp balloons

 

DSP:

Picture Perfect Party-front panel, 3 3/4″ X 5″

 

Stamp Sets:

Birthday Delivery-greeting

Balloon Celebration-balloons on front and on envelope

 

Classic Stampin’ Ink Pads:

Bermuda Bay-balloon on front and on envelope

Berry Burst-balloon on front and on envelope

Lemon Lime Twist-balloon on front and on envelope

Stazon Jet Black Ink Pad-greeting

Stampin’ Emboss Powder-Clear, for the front greeting

 

Tools:

Balloon Punch-for balloons on card front, punched and then trimmed

Big Shot-die cutting machine

Happy Birthday Thinlits-inside wishes

 

Here is my Card again!

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Do you make more Masculine or Feminine Cards?

Let me know!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and BIG Wishes to you ALL!

7 thoughts on “It is Balloon…For TSOT358 and JUGS430”

  1. Crushing over all the delightful balloons you created for both your card and envelope! And yes, I have fond memories of F-Troop (and Gilligan’s Island, Hogan’s Heroes…! Guess I’m ‘dating’ myself too! Thrilled that you shared your creativity in the JUGS gallery!
    ~carol

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