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Final Day of the Imagine Crafts & Dreamweaver Stencils Collaboration

Hello and welcome to the final day of the Imagine Crafts & Dreamweaver Stencils collaboration! All week long, members of both Design Teams have been making amazing projects using products from both companies. What an amazing collaboration it has been! And for all of you hoppers out there, Three prize packages are available, each containing one set of each of these inks and stencils/dies. Just leave comments on each post of each day this week (June 9th - June 13th) for a chance to win! Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 17th!

And here is my project for today.

I used the fantastic Hot Air Balloon stencil and colored it up using the stunning Radiant Neon collection from Tsukineko. Each color of the neons has been used in the balloon. The Picasso Tool is a MUST have for tackling something like this. It masked off each section so perfectly for me. My sentiment is from the Birthday Words stencil, which is extremely versatile. I think this card would be great for graduation, for example.

The Picasso Tool was used also to create my background clouds. It may appear complicated, but it really isn't. I used Summer Sky Memento Ink and started at the lower right corner. Then I just built my clouds up from there, applying the ink with a finger dauber. I love the effect. I distressed the edge of my light blue cardstock, inked some Electric Purple around the edges, and applied pop dots to my hot air balloon for some dimension. This has been such a fun week! Thank you for all of your wonderful comments, and the amazing eye candy the bloggers have shared! Below is the full hop list for today. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Blue Rose said…
Talk about up, up, and away. Love your card, love hot air balloons. Great colors, textures, and stencils.
That is very pretty and bright. Great share.
LynB said…
Love this card and stencils! I agree the clouds are so lifelike using the Picasso tool.
Lynn Mercurio said…
Such a lovely background for this fanciful image. Makes me want to go up in a balloon myself! Awesome job.
Your card goes so well with your site's design...the girls in the clouds now surrounding your newest creation of well...clouds. Your daughter must be having fun with this one!
Kaypeanut said…
Lovely card, I want to be in that balloon.
Barbara Nies said…
Bright and cheery card. Love it.
I almost used this same stencil! Love your neon balloon!
BurningRubber said…
Gasp! That is one stunning balloon!
how fun is that balloon in those colors!!!
CraftyJo said…
Oh I love this, so very colourful.
Sue D said…
Love your colorful balloon against the cloud filled sky.
Louise said…
Fun card! It would make a great graduation card. Great job on your clouds!
Lea said…
It hasn't really been my day but I sure do love your card! Very nicely done! Love how your clouds came out!
Denise Bryant said…
Love how you used the Picasso tool to create your cloudy background! And the balloon looks great in the neon colors!
snazzyjj said…
Your balloon looks so 3-D.
snazzyjj said…
Your balloon looks so 3-D.
Janice K said…
A striking card, the balloon stencil giving a great way to show case the stunning ink colours. x
Pam Hornschu said…
Wonderful! Love the bright balloon and clouds!
sue k said…
Very beautiful, I love your colors.

craftymom205 said…
Great card.

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Celeste Goff said…
What a pretty card! I love hot air balloons!
Golda said…
Beautiful work! Love the bright colors.
Katie said…
Wonderful happy card! Love the neon colors on the balloon! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.
Robin B. said…
What a bright, fun card! I love the hot air balloon, thanks for sharing.
Linsey said…
Wow, this card has me floating on cloud 9! I LOVE it!!! From the pretty neon pattern of the hot air balloon to your fabulous billowy cloud base, this card is a winner!
Jan Castle said…
Nicely done!!!! Up, up, and away! TFS
Jade Passmore said…
Love your hot air balloon and all the beautiful colors. The Picasso Tool is really versatile for masking and making light fluffy clouds.

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