Balloon Duo Birthday by Pam Hornschu


  1. Spray water over Creative Palette. Place drops of re-inker in middle, and use brayer to spread the ink colors, blending slightly. Place panels of white cardstock over surface to transfer the colors. Set aside to dry. Clean palette.
  2. Cut one panel to fit inside 5 ½” square card. Place pattern stencil design on panel, and tape on all four sides using removable tape.
  3. Place dab of paste on edge of spreader using palette knife. Hold spreader against edge of stencil at 45˚ angle, and pull across in one smooth motion. Use palette knife to place excess paste back in jar.
  4. Carefully remove tape from three sides, leaving fourth piece as a hinge in order to lift and remove the stencil to place in water to be cleaned immediately. Set panel aside to dry approximately 30-40 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, cut and fold blue cardstock to create 5 ½” square, top-fold card.
  6. Using the clean pattern stencil, ink-stencil pattern over front of card using large stencil brush and blue ink.
  7. Place open balloon stencil approximately over the area where the inside pasted panel will show through. Trace the outline, and cut out with a craft knife and craft mat.
  8. Stamp sentiment in black ink on card front.
  9. Tie ribbon and cord, and adhere over balloon “knot” to card front.
  10. Adhere pasted panel inside card.
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Also uses these supplies:

Cardstock by My Mind's Eye
Radiant Neon™ Electric Blue & Electric Green Inks by Tsukineko®
Ribbon by May Arts
Cord by Hemptique
Craft Knife & Mat
1/2" Removable Tape by 3M®
ZipDry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

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