15 September 2016

Up & Away

Hello there, I love playing with new stamp sets but every once in a while, I love going back to the classics. I love this Up & Away set from Mama Elephant. It is great for so many occasions and today I am using it for a birthday card.
 

I started off by stamping the monkey and balloons from the set with black ink. These were coloured using Copic Markers. I then fussy cut the balloons and used the coordinating die from the die collection. I didn't use the balloon die as it does not cut the strings and I wanted to keep those intact on the die cut. I then cut various pieces of white cardstock and vellum using the MFT Pierced Square Frame die and then the ME Landscape dies for the clouds.
 
 
I took the inside piece of the frame and blended Distress Ink over it, as well as the frame. I used Peacock Feathers at the bottom and Tumbled Glass at the top. I took the sentiment, from the ME Mini Messages stamp set, and stamped this on to the bottom cloud with black ink. I then layered up the clouds on to the piece and then added it to a white 4.75" x 4.75" card base. The frames were layered up and then added also. The monkey and balloons were added with foam tape. I then coated the balloons with Glossy Accents.
 
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COPIC MARKERS - Monkey: E29, E27, E25, E23, E21, E30. Balloons: R29, R27, R24, R14. YR68, YR65, YR61. Y17, Y15, Y13, Y11. B04, B02, B00. YG06, YG05, YG01. B69, B66, B63. V05, V04, V01.
 
I thought this would make a cute children's birthday card, although I think it would be cute for adults too! Thank you so much for visiting me today. I hope you are having a great week!

3 comments:

  1. Utterly adorable! I love this stamp set - the first thing I bought from Seven Hill Crafts (MTDS as it was!) and I used it quite a lot. While I'm sorting out my craft space I'll come across it and then I have to use it! It is a bit frustrating that the balloons don't die cut with the strings intact though. Love your ink blending and perfect with the clouds. Xx

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  2. This is adorable, I absolutely LOVE it! I like how you've made it a square card as well, nicely done! Cheers, Dotty

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  3. Gorgeous card, Michelle, very cute!

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