A friend just had a baby boy and I wanted to create a welcome card for baby Sam. I had just gotten some new stamps from PaperTrey Ink and wanted to use them sooo bad but it took me a bit to figure out how. I had the Up, Up, and Away and the Fly Away stamp set but hadn’t even though about putting them together then all of sudden it hit me how to use them both together. I think it came out really cute. Don’t know about you but Hot Air Balloons are the hot thing right now and I am loving them. Spellbinders just released a very cute hot air balloon die but my absolute favorite hot air balloon die is from LaLaLand Crafts newest release. It isn’t in yet for sale but as soon as it is available it is definitely going into my collection.
The base was made out of the Serpentine Mica/Metallic and the cloud background is a great stamp from Impression Obsession Clouds . OMG I am soo in love with that stamp since the clouds look so real. Without knowing better I would have thought that background was designer paper instead of a stamped image on Cryogen White. Then I stamped the air balloons on some designer paper, embossed them and cut them out. Stamped the adorable plane and banner on Cryogen White and cut them out. Then I cut the border on both sides with a Martha Stewart punch. Added a little Rock Candy Stickles on the plane and blue hot air balloon. The inside is of course my favorite Laser Silver Lustre cut out with the same border punch. Then I finally used a stamp set that I have had for a couple of years designed by one of my favorite illustrators Melanie Muenchinger who was the very first designer for PaperTemptress. The stamp set is called Wee Tees. Does anyone remember that long ago????
Pretty simple but cute!
Just wondering how many have checked out the new PaperTemptress??? If you have checked it out then you already know that all the ribbon is currently 40# off. Your not going to find May Art ribbon at 40% so you should take this opportunity. Hambly Studio Hand Silk Screened Overlays, Screenprints, and stickers are 60% of msrp too and many cardmakers are having fun with them since many of them can be cut up to use on cards so be sure to check them out too!