Saturday, October 7, 2017

Winnie & Walter WCMD Blog Hop



Hi Folks! A warm welcome to the Winnie & Walter World Card Making Day blog hop! For a festive occasion such as this, I wanted to feature festive cards, and knew the new Big Round Balloon Cutaways would be perfect.

Let's take a look ...


The balloon is colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers, and watered down with a water brush. Inside is a birthday quote from another new set that has quickly gone to the top of my most-loved list, Wish Big with Evelin T Designs. It's got everything you could possibly need to celebrate a birthday, including the cutest little secondary sentiments like "en-joy" that fits perfectly on the tiny tag from my favorite die set, Essentials: Audrey Cutaways.

This balloon features two of the Wish Big sentiments, with "celebrate" being curved along the balloon shape. Also a different tiny sentiment for the tiny tag.

Finally, here's a third card following this same recipe. Olive, pink and purple isn't a color combination I use often, but I'm liking it. For this sentiment I colored in the banner with colored pencils and a white gel pen to make it stand out a little. This sentiment will be the all-time sentiment for my husband, as he makes everyone celebrate his birthday for an entire weekend every year!


The sequins on the balloon add to the festivities,


as do the party squiggles hanging on the end of the balloon (from The Party Confetti Cutaways.)
 
I loved making this set of cards. Simple, but still fun.

Now, for the hop details, be sure to leave a comment at each of the amazing stops along this hop. There will be FIVE different winners randomly chosen from all the stops to each receive a $25 gift certificate!

I'm thrilled to have the pleasure of introducing your next stop ... the superbly talented Emily Leiphart!
  
Happy World Card Making Day!
-Kelly

90 comments:

  1. Great cards! I love the large balloons they make such a great statement! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Best birthday card ever! Very Festive! I need these dies.

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  3. Best birthday card ever! Very Festive! I need these dies.

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  4. WOW those big balloons look simply gorgeous and the sentiments are fabulous
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  5. These are so fun & bright!! I love how the you trimmed the top of the pink balloon!! ♥

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  6. Awesome showcases of these sets! I have a couple of them (including the balloons) so you've offered marvelous inspiration for me to 'case'!
    ~carol

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  7. Stunning cards - love the fun balloons :)

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  8. These cards are just too fun! What a great way to use those large balloon dies.

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  9. I adore your jubilant cards, Kelly! Everything about your cards are full of joy and celebration.

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  10. Love those gorgeous and super-happy balloons!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  11. ok, these are so fun and lively! those party confetti dies are a must have!!

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  12. Great cards - that third one is perfect for my friend who celebrates for 2 weeks or for when you can't celebrate on the actual date. Will have to case that one for sure.

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  13. I like the string in 2 different colors. Always love a balloon fest.

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  14. All of the cards are great but the
    first is my fave. Love how it goes
    off the top of the card and the map
    in the background is a fun touch.
    thanks for sharing.

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  15. The squigglies make me just so happy! Thank you.

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  16. These are so fun! I love the polka-dots, balloons, and sparkly strings :)

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  17. Such fun colorful cards! I love those big balloons

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  18. What a fun card, big impact! Thanks for sharing

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  19. Great card, those dies make me want to make a shaker card! I also love those little tag saying, looks perfect with the stamp!

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  20. WOW wow!!! Love the big balloons with awesome sentiment.. Great colour combination. Hugs xx

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  21. Cheerful cards ! Loved the big balloon and bright fun colours :)

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  22. Loving your brightly colored birthday cards!! I'm so glad you used that awesome stamp set...I love those birthday greetings and I haven't seen that set before!!

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  23. Love everything about these cards.... the giant balloons, wonderful colors and fun patterned paper!

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  24. Oh I just love these big balloon and big sentiments. Great cards, fab colors.

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  25. Those big balloons are soooo much fun!

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  26. Such fabulous fun cards :) I love your bright colours.
    Kate xx

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  27. Great .cards, love the big balloons, so much fun and fun colours. Lovely sentiments as well.
    Di B.

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  28. I love all your color combinations!

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  29. Your cards are so fun! I really like the color combinations and those "strings." The best!

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  30. I love how the big and colorful balloons take center stage on your cards!

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  31. These are great colorful cards ! Very festive ! And I love the offset balloon.

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  32. So fun and colorful with these big balloons and the sparkly party squiggles.

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  33. Oh, these cards remind me some lovely children book illustration!

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  34. How much fun are those balloons! Cute cute bday cards ! Thank you.

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  35. Super fun creation, Happy World CardMaking Day!

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  36. Great way to use up some of my paper stash that never quits growing. Everyone loves balloons!

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  37. What a fun set of cards...love the large balloon die.

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  38. I need to get me those streamer dies now!

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  39. what super fun cards! love the streamers!

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  40. Great cards & just right for World Cardmaking Day!

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  41. How cool...I love these giant balloons!

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  42. How cool...I love these giant balloons!

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  43. How cool...I love these giant balloons!

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  44. Such unique cards and so beautiful! Love the big balloons, too. Thanks for the great idea.

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  45. Great card set, thanks for sharing

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  46. FUN & FABULOUS birthday balloon cards Kelly :)
    LOVE your "recipe for HAPPY", feeling INSPIRED
    and looking forward to giving them all a try!

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  47. How how fun are these cards! Enjoying them alot AWESOME cards thank you for sharing!

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  48. Beautiful cards!! I love these sentiments too!

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  49. *LOVE* times a million!! the teeny-tiny tags are beyond adorable. I'm so happy this hop brought me to your blog. so nice to meet you <3

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  50. Fantastic cards, Kelly! I just love these cards. So much fun with the great sentiments taking centre stage. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

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  52. Great cards, love the sentiment inside the balloons!

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  53. I love the font on the sentiments. Love the balloons too.

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  54. I love the balloons! Am a huge fan of celebrating Lol!

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  55. Big balloon is super awesome and the tiny tag is so nice...

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  56. Oh my word Kelly these cards are SO MUCH FUN! Who wouldn't be excited to receive oe of these??? Adorable!

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  57. I really like the big balloon affect, and the messages are perfect. Great job.

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  58. Your cards are truly fabulous! I need that set for my own. Love your colors, the sentiments & just everything about these cards!!

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  59. The giant balloons are so fun and colorful!! Gives me ideas for my grandson's 2nd birthday card! This is a great release. Happy World Cardmaking Day!

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  60. Wow, I love the big balloon cards. They are fabulous. The sentiments are wonderful.

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  61. Darling cards and
    they would be so
    much fun to receive!
    Carla from Utah

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  62. What "Happy" Birthday cards! Love them and all the details! Great job! Think I need that sentiment set! Thanks for sharing!

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  63. Wow! Now that's a birthday card! Love these colorful cards with the huge balloon! What fun!

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  64. Who wouldn't love a card with a big huge birthday balloon on it. These are fabulous, Kelly, and the colors definitely say 'party'.

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  65. I like those big balloons!! These are cute Kelly!

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  66. Well now you're added to my Pinterest board of balloon cards!

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  67. Wow! These are superb creations! Love the big balloons and the way you have stretched the dies! Very creative! :)

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  68. your cards are just gorgeous! I love how you highlighted the sentiment in each of the balloons - so beautiful!

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  69. All three of your balloon cards are so colorful and pretty! Thanks for sharing.. Thank you too Winnie & Walter for the fun WCMD activities. Happy World Cardmaking Day!!!

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  70. Oh my!!! What cheerful cards!!! They're adorable!!!

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  71. The cards are GREAT - - but is it OK to really like the "squiggles" streaming off the end of the balloon. Love the glittery goodness.

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  72. Wow these cards are amazing!! Love the "ribbons"!

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  73. I just love this giant balloon. Your cards are so fun. Anyone should enjoy receiving one. Thanks for sharing

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  74. I love these cards! They are perfect to make a bunch of to have on hand when a birthday card is needed quickly! Thank you so much for the idea!

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  75. Oh my gosh, those big colorful balloons as a focal point are so fun and cheery! Love these!

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  76. Love the large balloons. They are a great way to celebrate any occasion!

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  77. These are awesome. Now I have to get the party confetti cuts for the string. Brilliant.

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  78. These are so fun! Love the big balloons and the papers you chose.

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  79. What a fun design! Love those giant balloons! Very cheery cards Kelly! Thanks for sharing!

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  80. So pretty cards! Loved the color combination.

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  81. These cards are so festive and fun. Thanks for sharing.

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I absolutely love reading comments. Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to leave one! - Kelly