Jul 14, 2016

Hero Arts Balloon Birthday


This was fun to make!



  • Embossed Hero Arts Birthday Balloons in white on watercolor paper.
  • Using a variety of Tombow markers, watercolored the balloons and the background.
  • Added speckles.
  • Painted white acrylic paint thinned with some water over the balloons and blotted.  
  • Stamped the sentiment from Hero Arts Balloon Animal Birthday with Versafine Onyx ink.
  • Needed something. 
  • Not the dreaded sequins.  Not after all that work.  Couldn't take the chance on bad sequin placement!
  • Die cut as shown and popped up with additional circle die cuts.
  • Did not ruin.  Whew.
  • Adhered to A2 white card.
MOOD WHEN DONE = Happy!!!  How you doing?

8 comments:

  1. It's so wonderful to get to the end and be happy with what you created! :D Love your sky full of beautiful watercolored balloons Joan! Gorgeous background!

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  2. Dang, your watercoloring with the Tombows is awesome. Interesting how you washed over with the dilute white acrylic paint. I also love how you did the popped up circle at the sentiment. I'm glad it was fun to make!

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  3. Love + Pinned.
    the watercoloring is perfect.

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  4. Awesome colors and design on this one, Joan!!

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  5. This is an awesome card! I really love this one.

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  6. Awesome card! As usual. I love your watercoloring, Joan! <3

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  7. Joan, I just love this! The way you did the sentiment is fab. The light airy feeling from the white embossing is so perfect with the balloons.

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  8. This is just adorable Joan. I'd be happy with this too! Love it and I am just great! Thanks for asking! LOL

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