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Sunday, January 3, 2010

Pop up Balloon card

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Happy new year for 2010 ! may you discover new things about yourself this year that will make you a better person. And a very happy birthday to everyone in the month of January. Please note this is not my original idea it was first seen on the splitcoast stampers website i didn't see how the insert was done. so i came up with this folded one which worked well.




and a last thought

Take care to live in Me,
and let Me live in you. For a branch
can't produce fruit when severed from
the vine. Nor can you be fruitful apart from Me.
John 15:4

ps... some ideas other have sent to me through email... thanks Patty



other cards coming in from some very creative ladies with great ideas! thankyou
from Chris, Judy and Wies of Holland

19 comments:

Merry said...

I think that is pretty cute too. I will be giving this a try tomorrow as it is my brothers birthday on the 7th. I don't get to try now as it is my friends birthday today and we are off for drinks. Thanks so much for sharing. P.S. Both my husband and daughter came in while I was watching your video and they asked if it was me...lol

Sue from Oregon said...

oh goodness..how cute is this???!!!!

Gaby said...

What a great idea.
Thank you very much for sharing and this awesome tutorial.

Now I have the perfect excuse to go and get me a balloon punch. *grin*
Or maybe I should give it a try with flowers....

Happy New Year!

Patty said...

Oh Wow is that ever a cute and simple card! What a great idea! Thanks for sharing!!!

Jennifer said...

Hi Valita! How great this card is! So many ideas "pop" into mind by its inspiration. thank you so much for the tutorial!

Jennifer
USA

Heather said...

Happy New Year from Montreal! And Happy Birthday to you, too!! Mine is on the 8th and I do appreciate the shout-out :)
What an adorable idea! I'd play with that card all day :-D.
I'm sure it could be made with flowers for a spring look (as I haven't a balloon punch) but I'll use the acetate from stamp sets for the strips. Re-purpose time!
Thanks for the great ideas and for sharing them. Glad I found you as I really enjoy our visits :-)

Lisa said...

Love it........so simple yet with wow results!!
Thanks for sharing!

Sandie C said...

What a great tutorial. Thanks for sharing this and the many others on your blog

Stamping hugs

Sandie C

Diane said...

Thanks for the great tutorial. You make it look super easy. I wonder what else we could have flapping in a card? little hearts for valentines?

Sandra said...

Happy New Year to you Valita, and Happy Birthday.
My sister's birthday is today, so she understands the over it thing.
I think that tutorial is awesome and I can't wait to make that lovely card.
Thank you.

Juliana said...

Hello Valita Thankyou for visiting my blog and leaving a lovely message I love your blog you do such amazing work I have been visiting your blog for about 18 months keep up the beautiful work
Juliana

Jennifer said...

Hi Valita! I made a card using your design! It was so much fun and I'm so happy with the result. It's sure to cheer up my niece! Thank you!
http://ifeelacardcomingon.blogspot.com/2010/01/get-well-card-for-my-niece.html
Hugs,
Jennifer

cma21317 said...

Valita I am sooooo glad I stumbled onto your blog. I love all your ideas and tutorials. Thank you for all you do. Christine

Anonymous said...

Wonderul tutorial - Thank You!!

I have a friend with a birthday on Valentine's Day - I will definitely have to make her one with floating hearts!

Thanks for sharing!

Mary - Renton, WA USA

Sandra said...

I made a card from your design. I think with practice, I'll get better at it.
It's great to see other people's take on it too. The Easter bunny one is very cute...
http://smiliegirl-sandra.blogspot.com/2010/02/thanks-bunch.html

CraftCrave said...

Thank you! This blog post will be advertised on CraftCrave in the Handcraft category today (look for timestamp: [16 Feb 01:00pm GMT]).

stampwithbeth said...

So clever! I love it and may try one for Easter. I saw your before & after photos at the bottom of your blog...wow!..you look gorgeous...keep up the great work.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Hi Valita.I loved this idea and my daughter and I used it to make a birthday card for her 5 yr old friend.
Thanks a lot!

Dr Sonia S V
ENT Surgeon,Head and Neck Specialist,Bangalore

millie said...

Hi Valita,hope you are doing good last time I signed in you where having a little problem I hope all of that is over and done with in the hands of the lord.Well just wanted to say hi and hope to see more tutorials and some new folds.Take care and God Bless.