Washi Tape Challenge

Hello and I hope you have had a good weekend.  As the weather was awful, I disappeared into my craft room to make a card for the latest challenge over at Less is More which is:-
 
http://simplylessismoore.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/challenge-320-washi-tape.html
I don't have much washi tape - I tend to only use it to decorate envelopes but I added a strip to some white card cut out using a cross stitched die and this is what I came up with......
 
Washi used to make a card for the Less is More Challenge
 
I have used a mouse from The Greeting Farm 'Let's Mingle (again!) and coloured both him & the balloon with my Zig clean color brush markers and a little bit of water.  Actually make that mouse a 'her' as I can't see a man wearing a red spotted top like that one...well my husband definitely wouldn't anyway!) 
 
The Greeting Farm Let's Mingle
 
The balloon was die cut using an old Stampin' Up! framelits die.  After I had coloured the balloon I decided it needed a bit of shhpaarkle so I liberally covered it in Versamark ink and then heat embossed with some luscious sparkly embossing powder.
 
And here is a close up of the balloon....
 
Wow Clear Sparkle Embossing Glitter
 
The Greeting Farm - Let's Mingle
Taylored Expressions - Wish Big (balloon string & birthday sentiment)
Lawn Fawn - Happy Happy Happy & matching dies
MFT - Cross Stitched Rectangle dies
Wow - Clear Sparkle Embossing Glitter
Strathmore Bristol Smooth Card
Papermilldirect - White Smooth & Mustard card

Please hop on over to the challenge to see what the very talented LIM designers have come up with.
 
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9 comments :

  1. Your card is so fun, Wendy! Love that big sparkly balloon with the cute mouse and the washi grounds the image perfectly. It definitely brought a smile to my face this morning :) Thank you for sharing with us at Less is More!

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  2. Totally agree,Sarah, although I can't ever see my husband wearing a vest at all.

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    1. ... even though we live in the north of Cumbria!

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  3. This is just as cute as a button or should I say Balloon? :) You always make the best cards. TFS.

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  4. A fun card Wendy, such a cute image and lovely bright colours.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  5. What a wonderful cheery card Wendy. Love all those striking elements yet you've maintained a crisp and clean style too. Beautiful colouring, love that zingy, sizzling, sparkling balloon and great placement of your washi tape. Thanks for playing along at Less is More this week.

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  6. Another WOnderful card, with bright happy colours, love the mouse and the balloon.
    Faith
    x

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  7. Wow! The incredibly dazzling sparkle on your balloon is amazing Wendy! Love how you split the sentiment up for added interest and that washi tape is lush! Such a happy and joyful card. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Less is More xx

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  8. Wow, love this! Such a fun card - the mouse is adorable, and the giant sparkly balloon is beyond awesome! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

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