I’m into easy lately and this card is no exception. I started with a 8.5x11 piece of white cardstock and folded it in half. I layered a 5.5x8.5 piece of patterned cardstock on top. Then I took a third piece and cut it into three pieces. One was 5.25x2.5 and the other two were 5.25x2.75 inches. The two sidepieces had a half of a 1.5-inch circle punched out of their “center” sides. All the orange pieces were edged with Ripe Persimmon Distress Ink. I used my ATG to glue all the layers down and my ½ inch corner rounded to clip the two top corners.
The balloons on the outside panels were a digi image that I painted with Stickles (Picket Fence, Firefly, Orange Peel, Ruby Slippers, True Blue, Yellow) and fussy cut out. I then used some mini and macro Glue Dots to hold the pieces of twine to the back of the balloons, knotted the other end and adhered that with another Glue Dot. An Action Wobble backs each balloon cluster.
The center panel has a 2 1/8x4 inch white cardstock that was brayered with Broken China and Faded Jeans Distress Inks, had its top two corners rounded with the ¼ inch rounder, and was glued down. The penguin (another digi image) was colored with my Copics: R35, Y17, Y06, Y15, E11, E23, E25, E27, B32, B34, C9, and W8. He is also mounted on a Wobble. (I attached it to the digi first and trimmed around the image so you wouldn’t see the Wobble.) Finally, a Happy Birthday stamp and the card is good-to-go.Pin It