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There’s just something so happy and charming about balloon animals, ya’ know what I mean?  They just make me smile… :) I do believe I squealed involuntarily when I saw this stamp set by Avery Elle at CHA this year…  I had to make an Easter card for my granddaughter with it, but I love that it has extra sentiments that are good for year round. *fist pump*

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Traditional pastel color combos and I don’t typically get along, hence the departure towards something a tad different.

The background is a cute pattern from a large stencil I cut apart into smaller ones–reminded me of Easter eggs! :)

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I kinda developed the design on the fly and left the camera running… Unfortunately my camcorder is having exposure issues… probably due to user error of one kind or another… Highly annoying.

Oh, and the Stickles were an after-thought… Sometimes you finish a card, think on it a bit, and later on you realize it really does need a little sumpin’… When in doubt, I often add Stickles. Why? No clue. Just seems to be my fall-back. *chuckle*

Have a fab weekend and a joyous Easter holiday!

1Julie

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18 Comments
  1. Love the coloring on the balloon!

  2. Such a cute Easter Card!
    TFS
    Anita

  3. Absolutely adorable, Julie!

  4. Such a cute card. I like that you chopped up that big stencil. It seemed so much more manageable.

  5. That balloon bunny is too cute!! The Glossy Accepts was a fabulous idea!! And I’ve never seen anyone use a dauber to color the edges like that – genius!

  6. Totally adorable! I can see why you fell for those balloon animals. And you’ve added your wonderful, unique style on this card.

  7. Super super!! Cute :)

  8. Love stenciled backgrounds! Great card!

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