Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Balloon Puppy

Hi and welcome!  I'm at the beginning of a week off work (yay!) and plan on spending a lot of that time crafting, trying to catch up on online Copic classes and trying a few new techniques.  The perfect holiday!  I made this card late last night using the current sketch at MFT, the Use a Vehicle theme at Paper Players and the Make Your Mark challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More.

I glanced at the gallery at MFT and see that this adorable Up in the Air set has proved quite popular with this sketch, so I'm adding my card to the mix 😄

I used Blueprints 18 to cut the angled panels, then went over the die-cuts with Blueprints 21 and a Basic Stitch Line die to add the piercing.  I chose blue Watercolor Wash paper to represent the sky and green for the ground and I used the pale lemon color for the sentiment.  The images were stamped, colored with Copics and die-cut before being adhered to a die-cut rectangle panel.  The balloon and dog were popped up on foam tape.

Thanks for visiting!

Sketch Challenge 328 #mftstamps

Products used:

Stamps:  Up in the Air (MFT)
Ink:  Black Licorice Hybrid, Versafind Onyx Black
Cardstock:  White, X-Press It, Watercolor Wash (MFT)
Dies:  Up in the Air, Blueprints 18, Blueprints 21, Pierced Rectangle Stax, Pierced Fishtail Flag Stax, Basic Stitch Lines (MFT)
Accessories:  Copics


Edited to Add:  This card got a shout out at Addicted to Stamps & More.


Patrice said...

This little guy is adorable, and I love your fun, brightly coloured balloon. Woohoo for a week off work, can't wait to see all your gorgeous creations. Enjoy every moment. xx

Aileen said...

Beautiful card, love all the details and that sweet ballooon with puppy. Fab.
Cold has moved onto the lfu so Elysha has gone to respite care for a week to keep her away from the germs being an at risk person and everyone else staying away. Still not crafting but looking every now and then. Hope you enjoy your week off, lots of crafting.

Cara said...

Stunning card with amazing colouring. Cara x

LeAnne said...

Karren, this is so cute...your coloring is stunning! I can't decide which is sweeter, the pup or the colors! Thanks for playing with my CAS challenge this week!

Inkyfingers said...

What a bright, fun card Karren, and I love how you coloured the hot air balloon and how the cute little dog is peeping over the edge!
Thank you for sharing with us at ATSM and I hope you will join us again soon.
Carol x

Susi said...

Lovely colouring of the adorable image!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh this is too cute! Your colouring is spot on as usual!

Barb Ghig said...

Such a cute take on the sketch, Karren! Your Copic coloring always brings your images to life and I LOVE how you added the puppy! Another fabulous card!!!

Petra Swart said...

Oh, how cute, Karren!!!!! I love that watercolour wash paper - the green and blue are beautiful!!!! And the brightly coloured balloon and puppy are simply awesome!!!! So sweet!!!!
Enjoy the week off work and have fun in your craft room!!!!!

Nandini said...

Very beautiful card. Love the combo of the bright balloon and the muted background. Thanks for joining us at the ATSM challenges. All the best. Nandini, DT