Up, Up and Away

With all of the Red, White and Blue challenges and the 4th of July right around the corner, I knew I had to join in on all of the fun!

To make the sentiment, I printed the words on to vellum and punched them out with a circle punch.  I die cut smaller circles using red cardstock, I couldn’t get a small enough border using my Spellbinder dies so used a slightly larger punch and punched around the area of the cardstock that had the diecut removed – so much easier than trying to do the reverse.

Sketch: The Pink Elephant 

Paper: DP and Vellum – PaperTrey Ink

Image: Lili of the Valley

Die Cuts: Oval and Circle – Spellbinder

Punch: Circle – EK Success, Stars – EK Success border punch

Embellishment: Ribbon – PTI, Stickles and  Liquid Pearls – Ranger

Thanks so much for stopping by – hope you stop by again soon!  Dee

Challenges:

EAD Color Challenge – Red, White & Blue

Card Makin Mamas – Red, White & Blue

Phindy’s Place – Gingham or Plaid

Stampin’ for the Weekend – Show us your Style

Lili of the Valley – Time to Play

Forever Friends – Inspired by the USA

Simply Create Too – Country Where You Live

Sweet Stampin’ – Ribbon and Bows

Craft Your Days Away – Teddy Bears

Simon Says – Sporty &/or Patriotic

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17 thoughts on “Up, Up and Away

  1. Lisa says:

    This is fab – love the bear and the balloon. The colours are perfect for the Forever Friends challenge – thanks for joining us, Lisa (DT) x

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  2. How cute is that bear in the hot air balloon! This is outstanding. Love the extra details!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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  3. Oh, so cute this little bear.. Beautiful card.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Ribbons and Bows” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  4. This is fab – I love the sparkle on the balloon and the way you’ve done the sentiment is great!

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our Teddy Bear Challenge!

    Hugs Julie x

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