Saturday, September 3, 2011

Miss You Already

I made this card for a co-worker whose last day was Thursday.  I wanted to do something special to let her know how much I was going to miss working with her.  It's always a bonus when a co-worker turns out to be such a good friend!

For this card I used the Up, Up, and Away stamp set and some of the In Colors.  After I stamped the birds and clouds on the Whisper White layer I sponged Lucky Limeade at the bottom of the card to represent grass and Pool Party on the top of the card to represent the sky.  I popped up the balloon with a Stampin' Dimensional.  I used the technique of "kissing" on the balloon.  That's where you ink up a solid image then place a print stamp on top of that to remove some of the ink and like magic the pattern remains.  Here is a close up of the balloon so you can see the pattern a little better.  It is from the large print image in the Clearly For You stamp set.

Stamps: Up, Up, and Away, Clearly for You
Ink: Concord Crush, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade, Basic Gray, Wisteria Wonder, Soft Suede, Island Indigo
Cardstock: Whisper White, Concord Crush, Pool Party
Accessories:  Basic Rhinestone, Stampin' Dimensionals, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Stampin' Sponges 



Adriana Benitez said...

What a sweet card. And I love the balloon for this occasion - just right.

Yapha said...

Great card. That one lonely flower at the bottom... Just perfect!

Shelley Z said...

Perfect card for the ocassion! I love the single flower at the bottom of the card and your kissing adds just the right texture!

Holly/Rubber Redneck said...

What a great card I bet your coworker loved it! I love how you used the technique on it too.

Paula said...


Sara Mattson-Blume said...

so sweet!