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Rainbow Balloon Background Happy Birthday

This week I went through a lot of patterned paper scraps for an activity with the young women at church and ran across the perfect size piece of these balloons and thought it would make a great card.


I cut down the scrap of cardstock with a stitched rectangle and adhered it to a top folding A2 cardbase with dotliner adhesive. I cut a large balloon using a blue cardstock for the focal image. Low loft foam tape was added to the back and it was adhered to the patterned paper.


I cut the sentiment die from white cardstock and colored the sentiment with a rainbow of colored Copic Markers. It was then cut an additional two times and then adhered together with liquid glue to add a little more loft. They were adhered to the balloon with liquid glue.


Glossy Accents was added to the letters. However, I had a little spillage as it dried at the top of the orange "y" which I couldn't complete remove. So I pulled out a confetti die and used the positive pieces, colored them with the same Copic Markers, and scatter them around the balloon, covering the spot that didn't look good.


PRODUCTS USED:

· Birch Press Party Balloons

· Penny Black Uplifting Balloons

· Penny Black Your Day

· Copic Markers: B26, B23; BG13, BG11; YG17, YG03; Y15, Y13; YR15, YR12; R17, R14

· Simon Says Stamp Pawstiviely Saturate Inks: Lemonade, Sprout, Seafoam, Marine

· Gina K. Designs Inks: Tangerine Twist, Red Hot

· Paper Studio Party Balloon Multi Patterned Paper

· Gina K. Designs Base Weight Blue Denim Cardstock

· Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock

· Simon Says Stamp Big Momma Foam Tape

· Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

· Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive

· My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle

· Your Next Stamp Confetti Panel Die

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