Saturday, October 22, 2011

Add-on Week, Part 6 - Guest Designer Sue Althouse


Add-on Sketch #10

You can download and print this sketch by clicking on the add-on sketches link found under the "printable sketches" tab on the right sidebar.

"Fun Friends" by Sue Althouse
Supplies used - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned Paper: Pink Paislee (Hometown Summer), My Mind's Eye (Lime Twist Fly A Kite); Embellishments: Pink Paislee (Hometown Summer Punchouts), Cosmo Cricket (Salt Air Butterflies & Doilies); Letters: American Crafts (Thickers); Punch: Fiskars; Other: Sew Easy

When I started playing with this one, I had no idea if I was going to make a card or a layout. I decided to create some balloons that I liked and see where it would lead me. What I ended up with seemed too large for a card, but got lost on a 12x12 page. But when I found the cloud background paper and went with 8.5x11, things fell into place quickly. As for the add-on itself, I only adjusted the original sketch slightly.

Variation #1: the smaller balloons are slightly larger to accommodate the sizes on my Creative Memories circle cutter.

Variation #2: the smallest circle of each balloon is a pre-made embellishment


dawn said...

What a cute page, love the embellishments on your balloons, that skater guy is so cute. I'm glad the size worked out ok for you, looks good. It's a happy page for sure.

Shari Thurman said...

Super cute page. I love the stitched balloon strings.