It only took me 5 minutes and the balloon isn't a stamp....can you guess what it is?
First, let me say that I used the prepared Stampin'Up! Notecards and Envelopes (3 1/2 X 5 which is the smallest card you can send without extra postage) There are 20 cards with matching envelopes for $6.00--now that is what we call a "steal!" The work of cutting the cardstock and finding an envelope is all done for you and it is very cost effective. This is one of the reasons I could complete this card so quickly.
Have you figured out the balloons yet? Ah, well, I used the Balloon Bouquet Punch and a sponge----now does that ring a bell? But as you will remember, the punch has 2 balloons right next to each other...do you know how I achieved the single sized balloon? I'm going to give you step by step directions and following that the Supply list. Use the Shop Now button to order your supplies online and use this month's Hostess code (Z9DFHV4T) to have your name entered into the drawing for a $50 Stampin'Up! product gift certificate.
1. Cut Whisper White cardstock (item # 101650) 3 1/8 X 4 5/8.
2. Fold a 4 X 4 piece of copy paper in half. Slide this doubled copy paper into the Balloon Bouquet punch to the midline of the punch and punch out.
Toss the balloons and open the remainder of the copy paper which will look like this:
3, Using a sponge and Pool Party ink, beginning about halfway up on the long side of the white cardstock, sponge both balloons. Move the template around in several locations with the balloons overlapping and using more and less ink to give different ink darkness.
5, Stamp Best Wishes (Blooms & Wishes stamp set) in Bermuda Bay ink (Item # 131171) under the balloons.
6. Cut a piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock 3 1/4 X 4 3/4; adhere the stamped cardstock to this piece using multipurpose liquid glue. Adhere this unit to the front of the Whisper White notecard.
Your card is completed and looks like a million bucks!
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