Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Baloon Ride Card

This is a super simple and quick card featuring the beautiful Balloon Ride Paper.

I cut a carefully chosen section from a sheet of B&T Duos paper that featured a hot air balloon.  I matted it with crystal blue card stock using 3D foam tape and leaving approximately one-quarter inch border.   I then matted this to a piece of kraft paper also leaving approximately a quarter inch border.

Next, I embossed another piece of the crystal blue cardstock that was cut to the size of my card (in this case, approximate 5 1/2 by 4 1/4)  using the Quatrefoil embossing folder.   I attached my balloon ride paper layers to the upper section of the embossed paper, making sure I left adequate room on the bottom portion for my "Thank You" tag.

I then used the CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge to cut a tag from kraft paper and then stamped a sentiment (thank you) using Crystal Blue ink.  I also inked the edges of this tag before attaching it to my card using a couple of small brads from my stash.  I then layered this entire assembly atop a kraft paper card base.

Quick, Simple, Beautiful!  A crafter can't ask for more!  Here are a few close up pictures, so you can see some of the details.

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