Hello and welcome to the final day of the Imagine Crafts & Dreamweaver Stencils collaboration! All week long, members of both Design Teams have been making amazing projects using products from both companies. What an amazing collaboration it has been! And for all of you hoppers out there, Three prize packages are available, each containing one set of each of these inks and stencils/dies. Just leave comments on each post of each day this week (June 9th – June 13th) for a chance to win! Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 17th!
And here is my project for today.
I used the fantastic Hot Air Balloon stencil and colored it up using the stunning Radiant Neon collection from Tsukineko. Each color of the neons has been used in the balloon. The Picasso Tool is a MUST have for tackling something like this. It masked off each section so perfectly for me. My sentiment is from the Birthday Words stencil, which is extremely versatile. I think this card would be great for graduation, for example.
The Picasso Tool was used also to create my background clouds. It may appear complicated, but it really isn’t. I used Summer Sky Memento Ink and started at the lower right corner. Then I just built my clouds up from there, applying the ink with a finger dauber. I love the effect. I distressed the edge of my light blue cardstock, inked some Electric Purple around the edges, and applied pop dots to my hot air balloon for some dimension. This has been such a fun week! Thank you for all of your wonderful comments, and the amazing eye candy the bloggers have shared! Below is the full hop list for today. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!
Blue Rose says
Talk about up, up, and away. Love your card, love hot air balloons. Great colors, textures, and stencils.
Heather Thompson says
That is very pretty and bright. Great share.
Love this card and stencils! I agree the clouds are so lifelike using the Picasso tool.
Lynn Mercurio says
Such a lovely background for this fanciful image. Makes me want to go up in a balloon myself! Awesome job.
Lynell Harlow / Dreamweaver Stencils says
Your card goes so well with your site's design…the girls in the clouds now surrounding your newest creation of well…clouds. Your daughter must be having fun with this one!
Lovely card, I want to be in that balloon.
Barbara Nies says
Bright and cheery card. Love it.
Kristine Reynolds says
I almost used this same stencil! Love your neon balloon!
Gasp! That is one stunning balloon!
arlsmom aka Lynda says
how fun is that balloon in those colors!!!
Oh I love this, so very colourful.
Sue D says
Love your colorful balloon against the cloud filled sky.
Fun card! It would make a great graduation card. Great job on your clouds!
It hasn't really been my day but I sure do love your card! Very nicely done! Love how your clouds came out!
Denise Bryant says
Love how you used the Picasso tool to create your cloudy background! And the balloon looks great in the neon colors!
Your balloon looks so 3-D.
Your balloon looks so 3-D.
Janice K says
A striking card, the balloon stencil giving a great way to show case the stunning ink colours. x
Pam Hornschu says
Wonderful! Love the bright balloon and clouds!
sue k says
Very beautiful, I love your colors.
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Celeste Goff says
What a pretty card! I love hot air balloons!
Beautiful work! Love the bright colors.
Wonderful happy card! Love the neon colors on the balloon! Thanks for sharing.
Robin B. says
What a bright, fun card! I love the hot air balloon, thanks for sharing.
Wow, this card has me floating on cloud 9! I LOVE it!!! From the pretty neon pattern of the hot air balloon to your fabulous billowy cloud base, this card is a winner!
Jan Castle says
Nicely done!!!! Up, up, and away! TFS
Jade Passmore says
Love your hot air balloon and all the beautiful colors. The Picasso Tool is really versatile for masking and making light fluffy clouds.