I saw this card in the "Cricut Cards" magazine that I won and just loved it. I love the hot air balloon. This was a great idea made from 3 different Cricut cartridges. The book did not have a cartridge listed for the clouds. I used "Straight From The Nest" for the balloon which on the cartridge is a "Birdcage".  The bottom of the balloon is from the same cartridge and is a "Flowerpot".  Punch holes in both and used Embroidery thread in green.  Put the entire thing on pop dots and this is what I got. I used another cut for the dolly from "Easter Seasonal".  Clouds from "April Showers" with different blue papers and layered them. Background paper from a stack from "Big Lots" in a pattern blue. This card is an odd size 5 X 8.  I have never made a card this size...I am thinking about adding a pearl to each cloud. The saying is from Kristal Andrew stamp set "Winged Things".  This stamp set is full of so many possibilities. Visit her blog and tell her you saw my card: http://www.kandrewdesigns.com/  Hope you enjoy this card and please leave a comment because we all love comments.


  1. Way fun card...I saw that as well and als liked it. You did a great job! Hugs kiddo!

  2. Oh my word, this card is beautiful. This would be the perfect card for my mom, she LOVES hot air balloons. You did a wonderful job.
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  3. Sandy, Love your card, really pretty colors. This reminds me of a Hot-air Balloon that landed in my front yard last summer. There is a company not to far from my house and they seem to land in our little neighborhood a couple of time a year.
    Anyway great card. I posted mine, check it out when time permits.
    Take Care!
    Dee B

  4. Adorable card, Sandy. I just ordered a Cricut...must be the only person in the country without one yet!

    I stop in Big Lots for good scrapbooking/cards buys as well...It will be our little secret.

    Thanks for stopping by.

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  6. Really fun card. We lived in New Mexico for a few years so hot air balloons always make me smile.

  7. What a sweet card. I love the color. Thanks for entering it in the getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge.
    Getting Cricky DTM