{4.1.2011} friends with flair

Happy Friends with Flair Day!

Just to warn you, today is April Fool’s day… don’t let anyone fool you!  Ha.

I have no tricks up my sleeve today, just some fabby stamps.

I love this Sunny Happy Skies Bella Blvd stamp set.

There is just something about this hot air balloon I can’t get enough of.  I paired it with the saying from Dutch Mustard Soup by Jillibean Soup.  This little card is based on two different challenges.  First, The Create: Blog! challenge this week was to create a grid based card.  I just got this Fine and Dandy paper by My Mind’s Eye and couldn’t wait to use it.  I am in LOVE with the teal, orange and kraft color combo.  So I created the grid using the little labels.  And then since I love this hot air balloon, I wanted to play in the In My Beautiful Balloon Challenge in the Moxie Fab World, which is, of course, to incorporate a hot air balloon.

Thanks for stopping by… check out the rest of the hoppers on the Unity blog.

stamps: Sunny Happy Skies, Dutch Mustard Soup {unity}
patterned paper: fine and dandy {My Mind’s Eye}
die cuts: labels 1 {spellbinders}
punches: clouds {mcgill}
tools: Corner Chomper

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30 thoughts on “{4.1.2011} friends with flair

  1. Oeh, I love this one, Lisa! All the papers go soooo really well together and I’m a big fan of hot air balloons, so this is gorgeous to me!! Love it!
    Hugs, Wendy

  2. This is so cute, Lisa! I love how the sentiment/middle label is off-kilter like the balloon. Those papers are definitely yummy. Thanks for the into on the challenges! 😉

  3. I like how you didn’t just make squares of paper, you used a special punch. One that I also own..thanks for the idea.

  4. Oh, I really like that card. I also have a thing for hot air balloons. I went on one, and wasn’t scared at all. Just fun.

  5. Hi Lisa, Great card, love the colours particularly:0)

    I hope it’s okay I’ve done a link on my blog for your watermarks? I’m really happy with mine, it’s so lovely to have it designed for me:0) xxx

  6. Fantastic card, Lisa! Love your background , love that you mounted the clouds and balloon over the die-cut paper.
    Hugs and smiles

  7. Hey Lisa! Thanks for linking this up to the In My Beautiful Balloon Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I’m so glad you joined in on all the fun! 🙂

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