Sunday, 8 January 2017

Follow Your Dreams

I made this card for the Cardz 4 Guys 'Up, Up and Away' challenge.  I am also entering The Male Room 'Anything Goes' challenge and the Dies R Us Challenge 'Anything Goes with Dies',   The card and paper are from my snippets drawer, so I'm also heading into the playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.

Card blank: 7" x 5" white silk tent fold
Stamp: 'From the Heart' sentiments (magazine freebie)
Dies: Spellbinders Borderabilities Curved Borders One, Memory Box 'Beautiful Balloon'
Embossing: Kars tan embossing mat
Ink: Versafine Vintage Sepia
Snippets: Bronze, gold, sapphire Stardream card, white card, green and cloud paper

I layered cloud paper onto bronze card and attached it to the card front.  I die cut a piece of green paper with the plain curved border, trimmed it to size and stamped the sentiment.  This was attached to the lower left corner.  I attached another piece of green paper to white card (to add dimension to the front hill) and used the same die to cut another curve.  This was then attached to the lower right corner.  I die cut and embossed three balloons.  The bronze and gold balloons were attached with double sided tape and the blue balloon was attached on top of them with Pinflair glue.

Kath x


  1. Hi Kath, Love the card.

    Hope you are having a nice day. Sue

  2. It's a fabulous masculine card Kath and it's got me singing that up up and away song.

    B x

  3. There is lots of dimension here Kath with the balloons and the green hills, and the dp with the pretty blue sky and white puffy clouds is perfect with it and love the sentiment too. x

  4. Great card, love those balloons and the scene you have created

    Thanks for joining us at Cardz4guyz this week


  5. Great card for a male and also good for using up your snippets

  6. Brilliant card Kath and I love the dimension you've achieved as well Super us of snippets of course :)


    Di xx

  7. A brilliant card, I love your created scene with the die cuts. Thanks for playing along with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz DT.

  8. A great snippets card. I like your design for this one!

  9. What a fun and fabulous creation! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Anything Goes with Dies’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  10. Love these balloon dies, and how fab they do look against the clouds & hills of the pretty background. The matting treatment is just perfect to complete the mood of this perfect guy card. TFS & Happy New Year. (yeah, good use of snippets too!)

  11. What a darling card of these beautiful hot air balloons and scenery!! Love this! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Dies R Us in our Anything goes using Dies challenge! We hope to see you in the next challenge too! Have a great day!
    ♥ Dies R Us Challenges ♥
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  12. A super male card Kath, I love the scene with the hot air balloons!
    Janice x

  13. What a lovely scene you've made on your card Kath. The colours are lovely too. A super card for a male and a great snippets card. Barbxx

  14. A gorgeous card and scene you've made with this beautiful die.

    Sue xx

  15. Brilliant card Kath and a super balloon die xx

  16. A great male card, love those balloons, thank you for joining us at TMR.