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Hello my blogging friends! I wanted to share a new project using a digital stamp from Whimsy and Stars Studio. I tried a new (for me) technique for coloring the balloons from this video. Although I like the technique, I think I need to practice more.

I’m sorry this is a short post. I have it scheduled and I just don’t know what to chat about. Hopefully by this time I am well on my way to recovery after my foot surgery. I will be back with new posts and and update soon.

Thank you for stopping by!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Birthday Chickie (digital stamp) by Whimsy & Stars Studio
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Neenah Crest solar white CS, Bazzill Basics Guava Sensation CS, Echo Park Country Drive paper pad
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Hug Snug seam binding, Cotton Candy Stickles, American Crafts gray marker

Comments

Kathy and Lucky said…
Hope your footie is feeling better, just sit back and color, let it rest :) Your card is adorable, love how you did the background and the balloons are wonderful, thanks for the video, they look great and I may just have to give that a try. Take care of yourself.
Steph said…
What a sweet image and I love the colours you've used! x
Karin said…
How sweet! Hope you are doing well and thanks for the link to the technique :)
Cute creation dear.

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Anita said…
Beautiful card Cheryl and I think the balloons look fabulous. I'm off to check out the tutorial - thanks for sharing. Hope all is going well.
Annette said…
This card is soooooooo cute..love how you glittered the edge..that is a great idea...
Danni said…
Cute card and a great job on the balloons!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
She's an adorable birthday chick! I love her ankle warmers!! LOL

The balloons look great! I'm going to go check out the video!

Hope your foot healing is coming along!! I'm still trying to get rid of this sickness!!!!

Maria
Audrey Pettit said…
So absolutely adorable! Love that image and love how you did the balloons. They look so transparent! Gorgeous papers and layering, too. You are so good at that.
Wishing you a speedy recovery!
Karen Howard said…
Awh, your birthday chick is darling! Love the layout and stitching!!!
Marlene said…
SO cute, and I LOVE your "transparent" balloons!
Chelsea said…
Sooo sweet ... Love the dots!
How darling Cheryl!! I just love your coloring of the balloons. So realistic with the see through look.

Hope you are recovering quickly!!

hugs,
Chris
Totally adorable Cheryl!! Love the DP and layout. Beautiful coloring on the balloons. ~jeni :)

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