Since Independence Day is just over a week away, I decided to create a fun patriotic card to share with you today. When I received the Poppystamps balloon dies in the mail, I knew I wanted to do something "different" with them. So instead of using them to create a birthday themed card, I used them on this bold and bright July 4th card!
For step by step instructions on putting this card together - Visit today's post on the Cropstop blog.
Embossing: Stars embossing folder (Darice)
Dies/Punches: Happy Balloons (Memory Box - Poppystamps), Star Punch
Ink: Ultramarine blue/Alizarin Crimson Color Bursts (Ken Oliver), Mermaid Lagoon Distress Ink (Ranger)
Misc. Scoring Board (Martha Stewart), Mounting Tape
Stamps: American Collection (Amy Design)
This post linked to:
City Crafter -I'm a star
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - Dry Embossing
Dies R Us - Summertime Fun (Memory Box dies)
This is a very cute 4th of July card! I love how you did the balloons and the embossing looks great!
Wow nicely done. I love these balloons and the color is so pretty. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.
What a fabulous design Esther! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Summertime Fun’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!
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So creative ! I love this idea, so cheerful and fun. Thanks for playing along at Dies R Us, so happy you joined us!
Love these bright inky balloons. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter.
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