Tuesday 10 September 2019


Hi I have added an extra post tonight to catch a couple of challenges.
I have made and decorated a box ready to hold the same decorated card.
The selection of papers are all oddments from stash(a little more gone lol)stamped sentiment a craft mag freebie and the Balloon Bunch image is from Bugaboo coloured with promarkers and added glossy accents.
I love promarkers-ATG
let's craft and create-ATG/add extra layers
cute card Thursday-ATG
krafty chicks-balloons-----------------------WINNER
polka doodles-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG
crafty catz-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
alphabet challenge-L for lemon/lime-----------------------WINNER
creative moments-ATG
catch the bug-ATG
Di's digi designs-hand coloured image
INTAAS-layer it up
digi choosday-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-pile it on
lemon shortbread-ATG
a perfect time to craft-ATG
mix it up-ATG/3-D project
craft Deebowz-ATG
a place to start-ATG
Dragonfly dreams-happy birthday----------------------TOP PICK
crafting with an attitude-ATG
crafty calendar-lots of layers
sweet stampers-use a sentiment----------------------------------------DT FAVOURITE
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x


Jean said...

Stunning as always Carol xx

Lisa Andersson said...

The colour combo is wonderful and the balloon stamp is beautifully coloured. Love all the layers and beautiful design papers. Stunning make, Carol.
Hugs, Lisa

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Lovely use of those snippets of patterned papers Carol, the layout looks fab too.

Dee's Craft Room said...

This is such a cheery card, with it's lovely spring like colours, and balloons always give me a warm glow - there is something about balloons that says be happy and celebrate.

Enjoy the rest of your week.

Dionne xx

Marie Bingaman said...

This card is so cute! I love the colors, and everything goes so well together! Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug for our Sept. ATG challenge! :)

~Marie B -DT

Mia said...

A really cute card, Carol. Lovely design and colours.
Hugs, my friend.

And, with my DT hat on:
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
craftartista.blogspot.com {My Blog}

Leslie Miller said...

There's something so fun about Bugaboo images. We just click. This box is super cute and so fun that it has a matching card inside!

Karen C said...

Love the pretty colors and all of the layers!! Super pretty! Thanks for playing with us at Catc The Bug!
Karen C

Chrissy said...

Fabulous Carol and I love your colours and fabulous layers, so pretty..


craftytrog said...

Love this! X

meg said...

the papers lay out and colours are gorgeous Carol thank you for joining in at the Alphabet Challenge

Janice said...

Love your card! Pretty papers, great colour combination and layout.
Thank you for sharing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, and hope you can join us again soon ~ Janice DT

brenda said...

Great colour coordination in the matting and layering Carol and the Balloons make for a really happy card.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Great colouring of your balloons Carol, the colours are so awesome with those lovely papers...nice to see you are feeling good again so you can continue crafting.xx
Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my mixed media frame.xx

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Carol, a fun image and lovely colours.
I'm playing catch up at the moment, I have been on holiday for a week and have been having a major sort out in my craft room.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Anonymous said...

Love all the layers you have used and the Glossy Accents on the balloons makes them really pop.
Thanks for joining us again on A Place To Start this month.
Scarlett xoxo

Janette said...

Oh this is sweet, love the image and all the layers look great Carol, a gorgeous card.x

Beebeebabs said...

Beautiful card as always!!!

Sue Crease said...

Such a fun image on your card today. Love the zesty colours used. Thanks for sharing at Digichoosday this week.

Lynne said...

Love those colours Carol and lots of layers, a great way to use up some oddments x

Donna Ellis said...

I love the monochromatic, citrusy flavor of your balloon party, Carol! Beautiful frame around your focal image! hugs, de

*Vicki* said...

Really love this gorgeous card Caorl with your citrus colors and the the balloons with the glossy accents really make them stand out so nicely!! Thank you for sharing this wtih us for Cute Card Thursday my friend! HUGS

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Carol
Gr Karin

Stempelfrosch said...

Wonderful card with great colours. Love the ballon image!Thank you for joining us at sweet stampers challenge,
hugs Anke

Furrbster said...

Another stunning creation,

Thanks for sharing with us at I Love Promarkers,

My spider skin made my hubby jump as well as he thought it was the actual tarantula at first lol.

Hugz Tinz

Nance said...

Super balloon card! Love the colors. Thanks for playing at Krafty Chicks Challenge.

Brenda said...

I saw this on FB, it's just one of those cards I call smilers, just so bright and cherry and cause a smile to appear on your face.

Aunty Sue said...

great designed and well thought out card and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty catz this week and good luck

Carol L said...

I love the design of this fun birthday card, and all those pastel colors look warm and inviting! Love those festive balloons too!

Monica C. said...

So lovely! I really like the soft color combo you have used here.
Hugs Monica

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Pretty green you used Carol, love the design and those fabby balloons.
Faith x

pinky said...

Love the layered look and all the pretty, bright colours Carol. Very cheerful creation.

KathyA. said...

Carol, I posted the card after yours on Crafty-Stamper and wanted to stop in and tell you that your color scheme and coloring on your card are both wonderful!

Lisa J said...

Love the colours you used for this card. Lisa x

Chana Malkah said...

Love the design! The colors are so festive and the layers are yummy! Thanks so much for sharing with us at A Place to Start Challenge.
Chana Malkah

Kuni said...

Your card is fantastic, love the layers.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.

Lisa Lynn said...

Carol, this is so awesome. LOVE the colors and layout. The glossy balloons are just perfect for this gorgeous birthday card.

Inkyfingers said...

Love the shine on those fun balloons Carol - just gorgeous!
Carol x

Babs said...

Love all the layers carol a gorgeous bright and very cheerful card love it. Hope all is good.
Babs x

Carol said...

Love all the layers and lovely colours Have a lovely Sunday x

Alison59 said...

How delightful; super pastel colours Carol :-)

Christine Harrop said...

Lots of layers on your great card. Thank you for sharing with us at IAAS this time. We hope to see you again soon. Christine DT

dutchess said...

Fabulous image and I love your colouring....glossy balloons...perfect xxx

Crafting Belle said...

Fabulous card. Thank you for joining us for our Week 36 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Polkadoodles.

Why not join our other other challenges at Digi Choosday and A Gem of a Challenge.

Hugs Lisa xxx

creationsnz said...

What a super colour selection, and the card is like a party itself. CarolG

Ann-Marie said...

Such a pretty card absolutely love the colour scheme. Thank you for sharing your beautiful make with us over at Polkadoodles and hope you will join us again.

Take care,
Ann-Marie (DT)
My Little Patch of Heaven

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Oh Wow! brilliant card and I'm loving the layout. Thanks for sharing, Angela xXx

Jonnece said...

Fabulous card. I love the image and your colour choices. well done. Thanks for joining us at 'Lets Craft and Create' Jonnece DT

Cath Wilson said...

This is so beautifully simple, but elegant and there's so much movement in the way the balloons are drawn and coloured. I really love it.
Cath x

Glenda Atkins said...

What a happy looking card, love the Bugaboo image (they are such fun) and all the layers!

Helma said...

I like this card very much. Thanks for joining the challenge. Greetings Helma DT Member Creative Moments

Loose Stitches said...

Lovely creation Carol! Thank you for sharing with us over at Let's Craft and Create. We hope to see you again.
~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

Janice said...

Love your shiny balloon card, lovely colours, layout and papers!
Janice x

Susan (rainy) said...

Love how you have colored this fun image. And all the patterned papers are so lovely. Wonderful card.

wannabcre8tive said...

A very cute card. I love your colorful balloons and the your clever design.

Pop's Cards said...

I love the layout on this, it really suits the balloon image, perfect hugs Pops x

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card, I love the image and great layout. Thanks for joining in our 'Lots of Layers' challenge over at Crafty Calendar.
Bev x

Helen said...

Great card, Carol - love all the layers.

Thanks for joining us at the Mix It Up Challenge Blog.

Helen x