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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

GIU #3--Congrats!

Happy Wednesday!

I hope you are all well!

Thank you for joining me this week as
Unity's Growing In Unity gal!

So exciting!
So, for today, I went with a design 
for a card that I had seen on Pinterest.
of course, after I had seen, and was so inspired from it, 
I could not find it again! 

grrr! Frustrating!

But!

Life goes on!
This card is for a friend who asked me to create a card for 
her friend's wedding.
You know the case, for a friend of a friend of mine? :)
I used an awesome stamp that I bought quite a while ago.
that love bug stamp, found here.
I inked the base of the card with my Inker and Distress Ink.
I wanted to give it a soft look, like sky.
The love bug was stamped with Ranger Archival Ink, and 
inked with a mixture of blues and grey Distress markers.
The heart shaped balloons are cut from a 
Mickey Mouse cut n' emboss folder, in 
my loveable Cuttlebug.

The 'strings' are pen markks from my Sharpie pen.
The papers used for the balloons are from the
Maggie Holmes Collections..pretty much my scraps! :)
Congratulations is from Paper Smooches.

Overall, I like it!

Now you may notice that this card is NOT the same 
as on the Unity blog. Very true.
That card that I had sent to Unity ran into 
a little mishap! 
To make a long story short, I had to redo the balloons, 
hence the different balloons.

But I like it much better now! :)

So, that is it for me for now.

A demain, mes amies!
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Be safe. Get crafty!

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16 comments:

Rebecca Yahrling said...

You know I had to go look at your balloons again, right? lol Both cards are lovely, different balloons & all. Your friend's friend will love it.

Cynthia said...

This is adorable, Laura. Thanks for the inspiration.

Berina RGA said...

both cards' balloons are very beautiful... gorgeous creation..

Scrappin' Diva said...

This is a lovely card. Love this love bug. May have to get this one too....in addition to my ever growing collection of Unity Stamps..... Got this addiction from the gals on CC. Thanks for sharing!

Kris B said...

Cute card! Love the love bug!! Both cards are wonderful, I like the paper pieced balloons! Pretty watercolor background!

ionabunny said...

Sweet idea. Love the car floating away on the balloons. Hugz

D.Ann said...

No I didn't notice the difference, but now that you mention it... I like the heart-shaped balloons even better! Love that the car is on an angle as it flies off into the sunset!!

Sweet April said...

Simply a very original wedding card,love the car and the heart-shaped balloons.Very creative.

Brandi R said...

Absolutely adorable card for a wedding. So fun and beautifully put together ♥

Denise Bryant said...

Very fun card! I love the bug, and I did notice the different balloons! I like these too!

SHartl said...

So fun and so adorable! I love those balloons and the way you placed them slightly off the card!

Ruby said...

Lovely card and so cute.

Sue D said...

Very cute idea for a wedding card with the love bug and the heart balloons.

Mary Holshouser said...

The background is great. Love the little "bug".
Cute card. I'm sure your friend was happy with the card you made for her to give to her friend. the things we do for friends.
thanks for sharing.

Lisa :) said...

I really love how the balloons go OTP on this card! Great design!

Lucy said...

This is such a pretty card, Laura! :-)