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5.30.2011

Inspired

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I just love it when everything comes together on a card the way I imagined it. Today's card was one of those.

I don't remember how, but a blogger a follow linked to a challenge I had never heard of, For Your Inspiration. Not sure if I'll be playing along regularly, but I do love this week's inspiration photo:

I have no papercrafting products that have hot-air balloons on them. So I started thinking about helium balloons....

Not sure where that would take me, I remembered Laurie's Pinterest challenge. So I popped on over, and searched for "girl holding balloons." I found this amazing image- by graffiti artist Banksy:

(by the way, Dave has been bugging me for months to watch "Exit Through the Gift Shop"- he loved it!)

Pair the fun stripes and colors from the first image with the girl from the second, and you get this:



The frame, girl, and balloons are all popped up with foam tape, and I made the strings of the balloons with pieces of thread all glued in place. My sentiment is from SP and Co- Mini Card Creations II.

Bye!

10 comments:

  1. Absolutely brilliant, such a clever take on the image :)
    Jenny x

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  2. Oh wow this is fabulous - great combo of ideas! Thanks for playing at FYI!

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  3. I love your card!! The color blocking is fabulous. It is great when cards turn out how you imagine :)

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  4. Gorgeous! So glad you joined us at FYI!

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  5. This is gorgeous, Jen. Love all that black.

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  6. This is wonderful!! I love that silhouette. And yes, you should watch "Exit through the gift shop". It's so interesting. Thanks for playing along with FYI!

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  7. Well, this is briliant. Love the thought process and the design. Very cool! Thanks for playing along with us at FYI and please do join us again. :)

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  8. Wonderful interpretation of the inspiration photo! Love the simple style and the way you paired the silhouette with the bold colors! Thanks for playing along with us at FYI!

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  9. Great silhouette and take on the challenges. Thanks for joining us at FYI.

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  10. ummmm...Jen? This is fabulous! I love the silhouette!! How fun!! Thank you so much for playing along with my challenge! sorry it took me so long to get over here! I have been on vacation! Hope all is well!

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