Thursday, 31 March 2016

Floating by...

Today's card is for the birthday of a friend. My starting point was wanting to feature some balloons...I'm not sure how it ended up with a floating pig! The pig is a digi stamp from Hambo...I coloured him using watercolour pencils, then fussy cut him out (removing the balloon and flowers from the image). I created the background scene using simple coloured card and my Lawn Fawn 'Stitched Hillside' border dies, and my Memory Box 'Puffy Clouds' dies. I cut the balloons using my Die-namics 'Party Balloons' dies, added some numbers cut using my Cuttlebug 'Olivia' alphabet dies, then tied them around the pig using some rainbow twine. I popped them all up using 3D foam pads, then added a little mouse (from the Penny Black 'Hello Friend' set & coloured using watercolour pencils) and a sentiment from the 'Anytime Messages' set by  Hero Arts.


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13 comments:

Kath said...

A great card - I love the flying pig!
Kath x

Sharon said...

This is a fab card, love the boldness of the colours! Made me chuckle too..xx

Monika Reeck said...

Halo Helen
ooh ooh I love the face of the mouse looking at the pig on the balloons
so cuuuteee!!!!
great using the bold and beautiful colors Helen
love your scene really cute I wish I can make similar scene like you but I dont have mouse Image in my stash haha
cuteee card Helen...my rainbow card not cute but it is with butterflies so much in a card (LOL)
many thanks for joining with us at Sunday Stamps this time..
hugs
Monika (Sunday Stamps DT Member)

Ellibelle said...

Such a cute scene you created here! Cute cute card!4
Thanks so much for playing along in my Let's Color Linky party!!

stampwithamyk said...

How sweet! Love the little pig being carried away by the balloons. Fantastic scene that you've created! Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

Annette Elliott said...

Oh my is this ever cute! Love that cute pig being flown away with rainbow of balloons! Your friend is sure to giggle with delight. Thanks so much for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

Teresa Kline said...

hello Helen! this is darlin, I am so luvin the cute image! I am so glad you played along with us at sunday stamps!

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Lisbeth van den heuvel said...

hi
stunning card
thanks for joining us at creative knockouts
hugs Lisbeth DT

Cathy P. said...

Love your card, Helen! Too cute with the mouse looking at that floating pig! What a great image for our Outside Fun Challenge at Creative Knockouts. Thanks for playing along this week! Hugs, Cathy

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Helen! I love the scene you've created it's so cute.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Tina Henderson said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week!
Tina- 4CC DT

applejack cards by sue said...

How lovely, This is such a sweet card. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting for all Seasons. Sue DT

sweet art designs said...

What a super adorable card! I love it. Thank you for sharing with us at Simply Create Too - Myrna DT