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It's Your Day Balloon Bouquet

Updated: Mar 10, 2021

I was cleaning my desktop and lifted my glass mat to clean underneath it an found this rectangle of plaid paper. I had to put it to use. I decided to keep it simple.

I cut down the patterned paper with a stitched rectangle that would allow a border when adhered to a navy blue cardbase. It was adhered in placed with dotliner adhesive.

I went to my scrap bin and found the same navy cardstock and cut four "It's your day!" squares and adhered them together with liquid glue. I found a scrap of green cardstock that matched the plaid and cut it down to fit behind the die cut sentiment and adhered it with liquid glue. I could have left it there, it looked great on the plaid background. I decided to add some balloon and pulled out Simon Says Stamp Balloon Bouquet. I liked this die because I could have a navy outline and green balloons. There were adhered in place with liquid glue and the sentiment rectangle was then adhered with the same glue. I added glossy accents to the balloon and decided to also add it to the sentiment as well. If I had to do this card again I wouldn't add the glossy accents to the sentiment, it makes it a little hard to read.

A quick and easy masculine birthday card.


· Simon Says Stamp It’s Your Day Die

· Simon Says Stamp Balloon Bouquet Die

· Ranger Glossy Accents

· Gina K. Designs Base Weight In the Navy Cardstock

· Hot Off the Press Green Plaid Cardstock

· Green Cardstock from Scraps

· My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

· Tombo Mono Multi Glue

· Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive

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