Celebrate: Balloon layering card tutorial


I have been playing around with how to (QUICKLY) layer and build a bouquet… so when the new Simon Says Stamp September card kit (affiliate link) got here, I saw the balloon stamps and thought that would be a perfect way to test/play more with my distress ink method! Basically, you want to distress ink stamp then clear emboss your top layer, then repeat for as many layers as you have.

Not quite following? NO problem! I’ve created a video to share the process:

link to YouTube

Love how this one turned out – and I’m going to get back to building flower bouquets this way! You can bet I’ll share a project once finished. Speaking of finished, here’s my card-


I really like that this stamp set came with outline + filled in balloons. Such fun!

3 thoughts on “Celebrate: Balloon layering card tutorial”

  1. I happened to see the video last night when I just popped over to your you tube. Love the card, and the pretty colors. I want that card kit, too. Sigh…. Anyway, great technique, thanks. Michelle t

  2. Nice! And not difficult to do. When I saw the card, I thought it was watercolored. This technique is faster and easier.

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