Saturday, 3 March 2018

Birthday Balloons | Simple stamping techniques

 

One of the first stamp sets i designed i was this A5 Birthday Balloons selection. I created this after many requests from customers visiting the shop asking for balloons that are large enough to be a focal point but that can also be used to create backgrounds.

I really enjoyed creating these and i enjoy using them even more. They are fantastic for birthdays and celebrations, male / female and all ages.

The three different sized solid balloons are fantastic for building up backgrounds. I like to start with the larger balloon in a light colour, then the medium with a slightly darker colour and finally the largest with the darkest colour. I have filmed a video using this technique and put it up on my You Tube it shows how to create the card sample in the photo above. If you would like to watch it you will find it here. 

I also created a video for CraftStash that shows how to create the below card sample. In this card i used Halftone Spots background stamp from CraftStash and the Imagine Design Create birthday balloons as the front image, the stamp sets work together really well. 




*I would like to enter my first card project into 'Challenge #90 - for the girls' over at CCC Digi Creations'  and the Allsorts - Ladies Only Challenge 
* I would like to enter my second card project into Crafters Castle Challenge #3

9 comments:

  1. Stunning cards Kerri-Ann. Your stamps are gorgeous and perfect for any age birthday. Cathy x

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  2. Hi Kerri-Anne your cards are gorgeous I love those stamps. Who doesn't like a balloon. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. Hugs Jackie

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  3. Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxx

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  4. Gorgeous card . Thank you for joining us at CCC Digi Creations challenge good luck Ginny DT for
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  5. Beautiful and bright... just like you x

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  6. Fantastic cards! Thanks for entering the Crafter's Castle March Challenge! -Tasha

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  7. Lovely card!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts Challenge.
    Happy Women's Day;-))m

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  8. Thank you for entering our challenge at Allsorts this week.

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  9. I love the colors and the balloons are so cheerful!!! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Hugs... Janie
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