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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Up, up in the air

Thursday means it's time to showcase some of the older images from the The Bugaboo Stamps Store. If you haven't been there lately, just a reminder - Jodie is sending some of her images into retirement with a GREAT sale - 75% discount!

My card today features the sweet Sock Elephant Balloon. I colored it with Promarkers and added a good amount of glossy accent on the balloon.
The metal charm that I attached to the red string has a birthday greeting on it. The only other element I added was a die cut cloud (Memory Box).
This card will go into my pile of cards for children that I will hand over to my younger sister who has two boys, aged 6 and 7, who are invited to a lot of birthday parties.

This card is also for these challenges:
1) Digi Choosday Challenge - #16 Spots & Dots
2) Crafty Cardmakers - Dots
3) Send a Smile for Kids - Birthday card for a child

32 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant colours used here and love this image, added goodies and such a gorgeous creation.xx
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Loz said...

Adorable card Pia..Loz

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute Pia, love the colours and paper you have chosen. Gorgeous.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

cotnob said...

A brilliant card Pia, fabulous red and grey colours - perfect for a youngster.
Pauline
x

Lau W said...

So adorable card Pia, this elephant is so cute !
xxx

Janet McLaughlin said...

I just adore these images! Great job!

scrAPpamondo said...

So cute elephant and the red balloon looks great with glossy! Love the cloud, it give so well the idea of the sky and that the elephant goes up!!

Laine said...

Beautiful Pia. Such a sweet and soft creation.
Laine
xx

Tammy said...

Awww this is so cute!! I love the red & grey color combo, perfect card for a child!
Tammy x

Donna said...

Just adorable, like the gray/red combo!

Sue B said...

Aww this is really sweet Pia! such a cute image and the paper and embellies are just perfect with him! Love the glossy accents on the balloon! :-)
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Monika Reeck said...

ayyyy so cutteeee
cute image cute balloon so glossy and cute DP Pia
love all the red here
simple but ADORABLE..I love your simple card Pia and this one is one of my fav too..
hugs, Monika

MaryH said...

Cute as can be. I expect if I didn't see this design colored up as you've done it, I might overlook it. With the way you've showcased it, and that bright red balloon, the wonderful gray & white dot background, it really grabs the eye. Love the tiny dimensional cloud hanging over this cutie. Well done. TFS & Hugs

Kim Heggins said...

This is just too darn cute. Love your sweet little elephant and that polka dot paper, so sweet.

Wendy McCarthy said...

Love that glossy red balloon! A great splash of colour against the grey. Xx

Meihsia Liu said...

You card is super cute, Pia. Love the beautiful colors. :)

Lisa said...

OMG...what is it about elephants floating with balloons? Instant smiles and "awwws". GREAT card Pia!! Love the layering!
Happy weekend and hugs to you,
Lisa x

Dr Sonia S V said...

How cute it looks!!
Cheers
Dr Sonia
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Danielle Vincent said...

Simple, sweet and oh so darling! LOVE the bright shiny balloon and the polka dots. Hugs D

Dawn C said...

Aw so cute! Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday this week x

Lynda said...

wow super cute, love how you did the balloon, perfect color combo x Thankyou for joining us over a Digi Choosday for our 'Spots and Dots' Challenge, hope to see you again soon Lynda xx

crafty-stamper said...

love the cute image and glossy balloon and added cloud
Carol x

Marina said...

I love the way you've made impact with the red. A fabulous card for any child - or adult for that matter.

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Mervi said...

Really sweet, lovely and simple design, lovely colours;-))m

tanya miller said...

Really sweet card. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Spots and Dots challenge (DT)

Sally Dodger said...

A gorgeous little card. Your elephant image is lovely and the glossy accents looks fabulous added to the balloon. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more. Sally.x.

Andrea D. La Vigne said...

Like the pops of red against the greys of the elephant & patterned paper. Great job! ~ Andrea

J said...

What a lovely card! The pop of red really contrasts and brings out the grey colour. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers & more...

Jackie

Caz s said...

This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Digi Choosday, and good luck..Hope to see you again..

Caz DC DT xx
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Scrappy Scatty said...

such a lovely card
Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday
xx