As tempted as I was to make a pretty, girly, butterfly card (I'm quite a literal person!), I decided to use the sketch to come up with a male card - suitable particularly for a boy. There are a few special young men in our lives who have birthdays coming up, so I need to get organised. This was a good kick-along for me. I just LOVE the colour combination of Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Early Espresso and Tangerine Tango.
Look at how well these colours go together:
.... and a close-up of the balloons, so you can see the 'strings' I added using Linen Thread. See what a beautiful crisp image the balloon stamp (from the "Party This Way" set) gives? I love it.
Stamps: Wonderfully Worn, Party This Way
Card: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla
DSP: Tangerine Tango Patterns Designer Series Paper
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso and Tangerine Tango stampin' pads
Other: Sponge daubers, Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, Linen Thread, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Tombow Multi liquid glue