Sunday, February 7, 2016

Balloon Animals Cardmaking Workshop - CTMH February SOTM

Seriously, how cute are these guys... They are so much fun to stamp with, you just can't help but smile every time you stamp an image. I reached in my stash of CS and paper fundamental and created this super cute card workshop. You can also use the new Adventure Fundamental .This project includes 5 very colourful Birthday cards. You will need the Cricut EXPLORE machine to access the cutting efile. When you place a $25 dollar order on my website; you'll receive the Cricut Design Space efiles for FREE. Place a $50 dollar order and get this very cute stamp set for only $6. But wait if you're like me and have no time to fussy cut those balloon animals, I'll also include a custom SVG file to complete this project.
You will need the following Cricut tools:
  • Cricut mat 
  • Cricut scoring stylus tool 
You will need the following CTMH cartridges to complete this project:
  • Artiste 
  • Artistry 
  • Artbooking 
  • Artfully Sent
You will also need the following cardstock or Fundamental papers:
  • White Daisy (QTY2) 
  • Canary (QTY1) 
  • Ruby (QTY1) 
  • Thistle (QTY1) 
  • Pear (QTY1) 
  • Glacier (QTY1) 
  • Indian Corn Blue (QTY1) 
  • White Daisy card bases and envelops (QTY4) 
Stamp set used:
  • S1602 Balloon Animals (February - stamp of the month)
Ink colour:
  • Ruby, Indian Corn Blue, Thistle, Pear, Canary & Black 
Cricut •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT•efiles

Let's take a closer look!

Card 1 - happy BIRTHDAY!

  • You will need a White Daisy card base and envelop to complete this card
  • Once the Balloon Animals are uploaded, ungroup and re-size
  • Pop the following piece:  Balloon Money, and Canary pennant
  • Separate a piece of Whisper thick twine and attached the balloon pieces
  • Use a black journaling pen to outline each letter, stamp BIRTHDAY in Black
  • Add Silver sequins as shown.
  • Add a piece of coordinating CS or Fundamental inside the envelop 5 1/4 x 4  

Card 2 - Let's CELEBRATE!

  • You will need a White Daisy card base and envelop to complete this card
  • Once the Balloon Animals are uploaded, ungroup and re-size
  • Pop the following piece:  Balloon Elephant
  • Use a black journaling pen to outline tag, stamp Let's CELEBRATE in Black
  • Stamp HAPPY BIRTHDAY in Ruby
  • Add Silver sequins as shown.
  • Add a piece of coordinating CS or Fundamental inside the envelop 5 1/4 x 4  
Card 3 - Hip! Hip! HOORAY!

  • You will need a White Daisy card base and envelop to complete this card
  • Once the Balloon Animals are uploaded, ungroup and re-size
  • Pop the following piece:  Balloon Horse
  • Stamp Hip! Hip! HOORAY! and IT'S YOUR Day! in Pear
  • Stamp smal confetti in Canary
  • Add Silver sequins as shown.
  • Add a piece of coordinating CS or Fundamental inside the envelop 5 1/4 x 4  
Card 4 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  • You will need a White Daisy card base and envelop to complete this card
  • Once the Balloon Animals are uploaded, ungroup and re-size
  • Pop the following piece:  Balloon Bunny and Giraffe
  • Separate a piece of Whisper thick twine and attached the balloon pieces
  • Stamp HAPPY BIRTHDAY in Indian Corn Blue
  • Add Silver sequins as shown.
  • Add a piece of coordinating CS or Fundamental inside the envelop 5 1/4 x 4  

Card 5 - PARTY! PARTY! Let's CELEBRATE

  • 3 1/2 x 8 car base and envelop in
  • Once the Balloon Animals are uploaded, ungroup and re-size
  • Pop the following piece:  Balloon Dog
  • Stamp PARTY! and Let's CELEBRATE in Indian Corn Blue
  • Stamp small confetti in Pear
  • Add Silver sequins as shown.
  • Add a piece of coordinating CS or Fundamental inside the envelop 5 1/4 x 4  
A) Place a $25 dollars order on my CTMH website and get it for FREE
B) Just want the •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT• eFILE" its available for only $7.50 through Paypal
C) Canadian orders can also be completed via e-transfers for only $7.50 by email