Monday, May 23, 2016

Simply Water Balloons

I was intrigued by the "Something that Pops or Bangs" challenge at Less is More; after mulling it over, I decided to try my hand at using a Water Balloon theme. This is my first attempt, I think it came out pretty well and will definitely return to this idea.

I started by stamping the sentiment (from Recollections' Color Splash collection) in green on a smooth cardstock. I die-cut a balloon with an Elizabeth Craft die from foam, adhered the foam shape to a stamp block with tape, and stamped the shape 3 times using a Martha Stewart ink set. Then I added the splashes with a TH stencil & blue ink from the same ink set. I glued some scraps of a green textured cardstock behind the white panel, and glued it all onto a white card base. I especailly like how the red balloon came out.
CAS(E) This Sketch!: CASE Sketch #173 + CAS
Fashionable Stamping Challenge #111: Blots/Splashes + stamping
Less is More #277: Something that Pops or Bangs (water balloons)

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  1. What a lovely vibrant card with lots of movement from those water balloons! Fab take on our theme.
    Thank you for joining us
    "Less is More"

  2. Awesome splatters mixed with the balloons and lovely bright and cheery colours,
    many thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

    B x

  3. What a fab idea and such vibrant colours - a great card, well done!

  4. Oh, water balloons! How fun! Great take on the sketch!

  5. Such a great fun card, love the sentiment too. Karen x

  6. This is a great idea and I can almost feel the splashes from those water balloons!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  7. Wonderful take on the challenge! Love the idea of water balloons and that splat of blue is perfect to convey that idea.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Less is More.
    Sharon xx

  8. This is just fabulous! I would never have thought of water balloons and the way you have created the blue splatters is so fun. Great to see you at Less is More :)

  9. What a fun idea!!! This is most definitely and blots and splashes thing! A beautiful CAS creation CG.
    Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges
    Dot x


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