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KLM Designs - Hot Air Balloon

KLM Designs is closing their store. All stamps sets have been clearance priced. See the KLM blog for all details.

I made this card using one of the last digi stamps that Kathryn gave us to work with. This balloon just screams for paper piecing for me. (I love paper piecing!)


Thank you for looking! Please stop by the KLM blog to take advantage of their store closing sale.




Supplies:


  • Stamps: Plain Hot Air Balloon from KLM Designs, Just the Ticket from PaperTrey
  • Inks: Close To My Heart Juniper & Tulip
  • Papers & CS: Close To My Heart Key To My Heart paper pack, PaperTrey Dark Chocolate CS
  • Tools: PaperTrey ticket die, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Big Shot, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Misc. baker's twine, button, ribbon
  • Techniques: Paper piecing

Challenges:

Comments

Great card, you are right, it really does need paper piecing and the love what you used, so bright! Love all the layers, so much fun for this hot air balloon.
Lovely card and great paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Denise
WencheP said…
Superfun card, love the hot air ballon. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche
Pat (mspfd) said…
I love hot air balloons and paper piecing is one of my favorite techniques. Your card is fabulous. You created a wonderful design to showcase this image!
Scrappy Scatty said…
Love your card Thanks for joining us over at Digistamps4joy hope to see you again soon
Love Jan xx
Karin said…
Very cute and great paper piecing!
Janna said…
hi sheryl, thanks so much for sharing your gorgeous card with us at DYSU :) Janna
Kim B said…
Great card!
Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up Challenge blog.
Fiona said…
Super card - lovely colours and great technique!
*Alison* said…
WOW this is so pretty.. I too love the colors.. Way to "STACK UP" and use your buttons.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at DYSU Challenge Blog :) Can't wait to see what you create next week.. HUGS

Alison-Owner
Anonymous said…
Love the paper piecing and the colors. TFS
Marlene said…
What a fun card! Love hot air balloons. (Hope to take a ride in one some day!)
Miranda said…
cute card
thanks for joining us at the DYSU challenge blog

gr Miranda
Elizabeth said…
Great card. Love the colors - bright and happy on a dull day! :)
Tracy V. said…
Very pretty card! I have yet to paper piece, but I got a new printer for christmas, so I hope to attempt it soon!!
Tracy V
xiumaiyuki said…
This card is so pretty and fun!!! Love the PP you used for that hot air balloon.
Anne Marie said…
You are so right, that balloon was screaming for that pretty paper piecing. Love your choice of papers and colors. the shading looks awesome behind the balloon, too. :)
Gina said…
Gorgeous colors. Love the paper piecing on the balloon. I never thing to do that with digi images. Love the black behind the image panel, it really pops and makes the balloon stand out even more.
CRAZYCRAFTSHED said…
Hi Cheryl
A fabulous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
Hugs Dianne xx
Donna said…
Fun card, Cheryl! Thanks for joining us for the button challenge at Delightful Challenges.
Gorgeous paper!! Of course you had to showcase it on a balloon! I love the sentiment on the ticket as well!!

I just used tickets on one of my cards today! Just gotta get around to posting it!

:)
Maria
Maria Matter said…
beautiful Cheryl, love the paper piecing!!
hugs & blessings
Pauline said…
I just love the colours and the dimension in the card ... the balloon really has come to life! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up!
Pauline
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
So pretty, I especially love your color choice!
Emma said…
A gorgeous card Cheryl, love the colours and paper piecing.
Thank you for your lovely comment over on my blog.
Hugs Emma x
1CardCreator said…
What a great card Cheryl, I love the paper piecing and the bg dp is gorgeous! ~Diane
KelsMakes!!! said…
Lovely! Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4Joy this time!
princesskitten said…
that's a really elegant look and I love the colours

kitten DYSU team
Lori said…
Super cute card! That would be so cool to go on a hot air balloon ride someday! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week!
Donna said…
What a fun card. Love your colors and the pop up of part of the balloon.
Lesley said…
Great card, love the balloon! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet and CYDA challenges xx
Audrey said…
What a beautiful card. I love the paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.
Fabulous card Cheryl. Glad you can join us at Wee Memories!
Tammy said…
Just beautiful! I love the paper piecing!!
Monica K. said…
Very pretty card!! I love how you used the PTI ticket set. Your layering is wonderful too. Love your blog!
Jóna said…
Super great card !

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best :D Hope to see you again.

All the best to you,
Jóna, DT member at DDSB
Ann said…
This is absolutely fantastic! Love everything about it!

Thanks for playing at Wee Memories this week!
Tamie said…
I love your card. It brings back great memories for me, when we took a Hot air Balloon ride. what an awesome image and I just love the layout of your whole card along with the colors. Thanks so much for sharing this cutie with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Tamie - 4CCC DT
Joanne Gilch said…
Fabulous paper piecing...love the layout, too!
Karen said…
Lovely Cheryl, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
xx
Pinkllilac said…
Beautiful card Cheryl love the design and colours.
Thank you for joining our button challenge at Digistamps4joy this week.
Hugs Linda
Annette Bowes said…
Lovely card Cheryl, yet to try paper piercing on my to do list lol! Take CareX:)
Anonymous said…
One fabulous balloon!Just love the colours you've used on this.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best :D
Lisa x
Jinny Newlin said…
So beautiful, Cheryl! LOVE those colors together, and your layout is divine! Thanks for playing along with us, this week, at Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!
Kelly said…
love the layers on your card!
Tracy said…
Love the design on this card and the pretty papers you've used! Your pp balloon looks awesome! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Leah the Orange said…
beautiful! love your paper choices (espesh for the balloon!) - thanks for joining the Charisma Gals during our birthday celebration! xo
Hiya, this is a really nice project! Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week,good luck and hope to see you again next week.
Maria x
AnitaRex said…
Love that balloon! Looks great paper pieced! So happy you joined in on the fun at Wee Memories!
Jen Leeflang said…
Wow - you have been busy. Thanks for joining us on the Digistamps4Joy "Button Up" challenge
JenLee
DS4J DT
Mel X said…
Aww, such a pretty card.

Thanks for joining us this time at Craft Your Days Away. Good luck.

Mel X
Gemma said…
lovely creation! Thanks for joining in our Button Up challenge this fortnight at Digistamps 4 Joy! Gemma :)

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