Girl with a Red Balloon..

Hello all you Cheery Lynn Fans and welcome to your Sunday Inspiration, Tamara here with your daily dose of Doilies, Flourishes and Flowers.. 
If you are running late you still have time to enter our Challenge over on Cheery Lynn Challenge Blog .  The theme is.... EASTER. 
If not, we will have a brand new theme starting tomorrow (Monday) 
Here is a list of the up and coming challenges and themes
Mar 18 - Think Spring
Mar 25 - Celebrate
Apr 1 - Back to Nature
(bug/butterfly/bird, etc)
Apr 8 - Anything Goes
Apr 15 - Pretty in Purple
Apr 22 - Mother's Day
Apr 29 - Bling it Up
May 6 - Lots of Layers
May 13 - Dry Embossing

In Cheery Lynn's last die Release they brought out some cute mini labels.  These labels worked out brilliantly of a banner.  I strung them together with a little bakers twine and added some of the mini butterflies which I have inked with faded jeans Distress inks.  You can't see the sheen very well on the photo as they have been sprayed with some glimmer mist too. 

Here is a close up view of the other butterflies that I have used and that gorgeous Victorian Picket Fence.  For the fence I painted with Tim Holtz Picket Fence crackle paint, distressed with a small amount of Antique Linen distress ink.  The grass at the bottom just adds to the effect.. 

On the other side of the card I used Judy's blooms to create a small flower which I have shaped using a large embossing tool. To the centre I added stamens from Build a Flower #3. You can just make out the twirly things coming up from the flower they were make using the quilling strip die. Check the bottom of this post for the links to all products used to create my card.

Here's a close up of the image I used from Saturated Canary called Balloon Wishes.  In the picture below you can also see the hearts boarder that I used.  I die cut it first then ran it through a crimping machine a few times then distressed using DI's 

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  1. GREAT details on this card! SO cute!

  2. Tamara, I am just giggling over the darling image on your card. What a cutie pie! Love all the super cute details you put together with your choice of dies! This is now one of my favorites of your cards! Too cute!

  3. sooo precious!! love the way you used the banner tags!


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