Tuesday, January 29, 2013

My Life in Arts' n Crafts' DT hop

Love is in the Air
My Life in Arts’ n Crafts’
Design Team Blog Hop

Valentines Day is right around the corner, so we are 
getting ready, by showing our valentine creations.
You should be coming from Angela's blog.
If not head on over to Jessi’s blog to get started.
I have used the Mandarin Baker's twine and the
Jessi has some amazing new products over
there, go take a look.
 I made this card using some cutting files
from the Silhouette Studio Store. I
Made changes to the files to add hearts.
I used the Mandarin Baker's twine and the
The paper for the balloon is from a 
multi-pack at Micheal's The paper for 
the clouds and the "love is in the air"
stamp are from a muse studio
The blue cardstock is from my stash.
I also used a toothpick for my flag.
To get the card shaped right, I placed my
clouds and balloon in the Silhouette
software in a position I liked. Then I 
created an offset or shadow layer. After that 
I made a duplicate of the shape, then flipped it 
around to the top (making a card base)
I welded those shapes then I cut the card 
base out. When assembling the hot air 
balloon for the card, I lined the edges 
on the balloon with the Mandarin Baker's twine.
Then I took the Orange Mesh Ribbon, folded
it in half and glued it to the balloon basket.
After it dried I trimmed the excess off.
I glued the clouds to the card base, then
I used foam square adhesive to 
attach the balloon to the card and 
also to add the flag. 
Jessi is giving away some goodies from her store
to one lucky person who comments on all the
blogs in the hop as well as you must be a follower.
Extra entry if you like the My Life in Arts’ n Crafts’
fan page telling her you’ve done so.

Extra entry , OMG that means you have three chances
to win!! Once you’ve gotten through the hop,
head back over to Jessi’s blog and comment again 
saying what product you’d like to win.  So you might
wanna check out the store and decide.
One lucky person will win their choice. Make sure 
you leave a way to get in contact you.  

Head on over to Jearise's blog for more inspiration.


  1. that is cute. I need to learn ways to use my twine, thanks for sharing

  2. Your card is so cute!

  3. OMG Adorable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Such a cool card - love how you used the twine on the balloon. TFS


  5. Fantastic project. Love the outline of twine.

    smiles sher

  6. OMG I love hot air balloons your card is adorable!!


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