Thursday, April 6, 2017


What says birthday but balloons and confetti :)  This one is going out to my preteen great niece.

The purple balloons and confetti were cut from paper that was already glittered so I had to glitter up the others that I cut out with my Spectrum sparkle pen.

Attached the twine to the back of the balloons with tape and then tied them altogether with a piece of jute. I didn't get a chance to show you the Happy Birthday Channel die before I left the team, I just added a piece of pink polka dot paper behind so it would show up a little better.

Taylored Expressions -- Balloons and Celebration Confetti dies
Poppystamps -- Happy Birthday Channel die
American crafts -- twine and Jute
Spectrum Noir- Sparkle markers
Leisure Arts - Savor the moment paper

We have had so much rain lately that I can't see how we could still be in a drought but I haven't heard them talk about it anymore.  But they are saying this weekend we will see the sun again!!!

Thanks so your well wishes on my back, it is better than it was but still has a ways to go before I can be back to normal, healing just takes a bit longer the older you get I guess. I am at the point where I wonder if I should be doing more activity or calming down what I am doing :(

Thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to stop in, I appreciate it!



Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

The card is so celebratory with all the glittery balloons!

I do hope your back feels better soon. It is hard to get the right balance of rest and doing, for sure.

Darlene said...

This is awesome Connie and I love that you've used twine for the balloon strings! GREAT idea and looks fabulous! Love that HB channel die too ... will have to look that one up! Well done ... going to bring a smile for sure!

Daniela said...

I'm so amazed at all the ideas you always have, you creativity knows no limits, you're truly unique, my darling friend !

Wishing you a most lovely remainder of your week
I'm sending blessings across the many miles


Beth Norman said...

Beautiful card. I like the sparkly balloons.

If I were you, I'd take it easy and continue to ice or heat your back. I wish you a speedy recovery, Connie.

We are having a ton of rain this week too. Tomorrow might even have wet snow mixed in. Ugh!

Unknown said...

Love your bouquet of balloons and the way you have used the Happy Birthday die, truly a celebration!

Leslie Miller said...

Perfect! I love how the confetti works with the paper. Dang, the HB channel die makes a great border. I'm always looking at borders that I can use with a colored image. But first I have to use what I have!

April said...

What a fun card! I love the design and neat die.

Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie said...

What cute card, Connie! Love the glittery balloons! Back pain is no fun. Don't over-do! Sending hugs xo Karen

Monika/Buzsy said...

Super cute birthday card Connie. Love the little confettis in the background.

Marilyn @ MountainTopSpice said...

I agree, birthdays are all about balloons and confetti, your card is so pretty! Glad to hear your back is healing, that is not fun to deal with at all! Hugs to you today :)

Anonymous said...

Connie, your niece will love the card! So cute and I love the squiggles on the background. I am glad your back is a little better. Are you able to do stretching exercises? xo

Debbie said...

happy and colorful - this is a really nice one connie!!!

Lowcarb team member said...

Just love this card Connie.

Do take care with your back, I'm sure it will be back to 100% soon.
Sending good thoughts and wishes to you

All the best Jan

Janice said...

I love balloon cards and yours is so pretty ans sparkly!