Monday, 24 July 2017

Up, up and away ....


I made this card just now for no reason other than just because I could - lol!

Background paper is from an Up & away  pad by Mindy Terasawa that I've had for a long time and haven't used much of it. I like the way there are little hearts hanging from the clouds.

I found a free image for cloud background and also a lovely hot air balloon with rainbow colours. The balloon was on a white background so I layered it digitally on to the clouds background and used a 'fade' brush to get rid of the white surrounds of the balloon. I added the sentiment digitally. I then printed out and added on to the background and on to a card blank. I then dotted some blue gems randomly around the image.

Inspired by the photo for Calling all sistahs July challenge:



This is for:

AAA cards 95: rainbow
Scrapping4fun 95: bon voyage/vacation
QKR stampede 253: up, up and away
Fab n funky 360: use a patterned paper
Come and get it: summertime
Cute card Thursday 487: summer colours
Card mania 94: summer fun
Cute as a button 36: summer fun
Eclectic Ellapu July: summer colours
Creatalicious 119: anything goes + option: summer
Cards und more 14: anything goes with summer
Creative craft cottage digi creations 77: anything goes
Artistic inspirations 104: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 169: anything goes

18 comments:

  1. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Cute as a Button and Creative Fingers. Hope to see you next time.

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  2. Well done on combining all those challenges. Thank you for playing with us at AAA cards

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  3. And what better reason is there to make a card! Love the rainbow of colours on that hot air balloon. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  4. Love the rainbow effect on your balloon! Such a great image & love your background paper! Totally cute! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

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  5. A great card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional summer” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

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  6. Beautiful card, love the Balloon and background paper
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT
    http://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  7. Lovely fun and bright card. Love the background paper.
    Thank you for joining us over at Scrapping4FunChallenges
    Kelly (DT)

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  8. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Creatalicious, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  9. This is lovely and perfect for the up up and away option! I really like the dp in the background. Thanks for joining us at the QKR Stampede - Anything Goes challenge (option - up, up and away) this week. Dorothy S, DT member

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  10. So cute! Adorable papers and I love the rhinestones! Thanks for joining in the Scrapping4Fun Challenge! Good luck, and see you next round :)

    Carrie, DT
    dearzae.com

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  11. Beautiful card, the sequins give it something special. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Creatalicious, we hope to see you back again.

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  12. What a perfect take on the inspiration photo at Calling All Sistahs! Thanks for joining us and good luck! Hugs, :)

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  13. What a fun and cute card. The sequins really make the whole card brighter. Thanks for joining us this week at Come and Get It Challenge.

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  14. Wow, it would be fun to be in that hot air balloon. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us at AAA Cards.

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  15. Great card! I love the rainbow hot air balloon. Thanks for sharing over at AAA Cards!

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  16. Great card and love the bright coloured hot air balloon--Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

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  17. Wow, great card, Hazel! Thanks for joining us this month at the Calling All Sistahs Challenge. :) ~Melissa (DT)

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  18. Awesome card! I love the background paper you used on this card and the pretty sky! Thanks for playing along with us at Calling All Sistahs July Challenge!

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