Tuesday 25 October 2016

Say it with Balloons!

Morning all.
As it's Tuesday it is time for a brand new challenge over at Cardz4Guyz.
This week we would like to see cards that have -


So, sliders, waterfall, tabs, you name it it's all over to you.
I went with an exploding box card for my inspiration project.

I made this awhile ago for a commission for a friend of my daughters after she saw one of my other cards. This uses die cut balloons which are attached to thin strips of acetate that move around when the card is opened and when there is air movement. It is quite an easy thing to achieve but has a great impact on the recipient! 
I cut thin strips of acetate, mine came from some waste packaging, which are then sandwiched between two die cut balloons, then stuck to the strips across the center of the box card. This one was made with offcuts  of glitter and shiny card in the recipients favourite colours.
As well as the balloons, I added some fussy cut explosion stamps by Uniko and trimmed the base with EF embossed panels and the name and age cut with MFT dies.

What will you create, we'd love to see. For more inspiration, please check out the rest of the team here.

I'd like to join in over at:-

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  1. Loving your exploding box card, perfect for the challenge. Thanks so much for your continued DT support at C4G. Caz DT.

  2. This is brilliant!! Love the colours xx

  3. Very cool!! Love the explosion of your balloons and messages. xx

  4. A super fun creation, many thanks for joining our 'Sparkle and Sine' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

  5. Gorgeous box card, Thank you for playing along with us at Allsorts this week, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

  6. Hello… Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge with your lovely pop up box card…
    Please join us again next time. Good luck!
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]


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