May 28, 2016

Balloon Birthday.

Welcome back everyone. It is me, Olivia. To all those in the USA, Happy Memorial Day weekend. Hope it turns out to be a lovely one for you. 

My project for today is both for inspiration with a bit of steps on how to do it. I decided to try a new technique and make a shaker card. I have only done one or two but learned a new trick of using foam to pop up the die.

The first step is to cut the die on the pattern paper from this fantastic die by Die-Version Whispers Hot Air Balloon Birthday.  Then I ran the foam and die to cut out a thick piece. I used some thin plastic from my stash and did an outline of the top part of the balloon die and cut it to shape. I glued to plastic to the pattern paper and glued to foam to the cardstock and put the sparkles in before I glued the plastic/patterned die to the foam piece.  I added some pearls for accents and used the birthday sentiment die that is part of this set as well. I really like that the sentiment comes with it but cuts separately so allows you to option to not use it for other projects.

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  1. Great shaker card, I love this balloon die.

  2. Fantastic card! Love that Hot Air Balloon....isn't it magical?!?!

  3. Great idea to make this a shaker and it is so cute!!

  4. Olivia, this is so darling!! I love this as a shaker card!!

  5. My nephew loves hot air balloons; this is a great idea. Thanks for sharing.

  6. My nephew loves hot air balloons; this is a great idea. Thanks for sharing.


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