Balloon Celebration + Shine On - Stampin' Up! Artisan Blog Hop

On the eve of the New Year,  I'm so excited to bring you a sneak peek of some of the fabulous products coming up in the new Occasions Catalogue. We have stacks of goodies in our first Artisan box to share with you. Such fun!

Remember every month we will be having two Artisan blog hops. This is our 'anything goes' project and next time our projects will be themed around a selected group of products. Stay tuned and enjoy the ride! :)

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You Brighten My Day Card (detail) ~ Susan Wong

You Brighten My Day Card ~ Susan Wong

Tips for this card:
Sponge Daffodil Delight in circular motions onto the Shine On Designer Paper for a sunny glow.
Get the watercolour cloud by running an Aquapainter over your inked stamp and then stamping onto watercolour paper.
Use a Daffodil Delight marker to make subtle sun beams.

Next up on the hop is the amazing Valerie Moody!

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Sunburst Sayings, Balloon Celebration
Inks: Daffodil Delight, Tempting Turquoise, Tangelo Twist 
Papers: Shine On Specialty Designer Series Paper, Whisper White Thick Cardstock, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Watercolour Paper, Pink Pirouette
Accessories: Balloon Bouquet Punch, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Silver Metallic Thread, Basic Black Baker's Twine


  1. Love it! Such a happy card. Great tips too.

  2. Very fun, Susan! I love the bright pops of color against the kraft. And I especially love that watercolored cloud. Wishing you a wonderful 2016!

  3. I love the sponging with the Daffodil Delight! A subtle addition, but it really completes the card!

  4. Super cute card Susan. LOVE that cloud!

  5. Fun card! All the best to you and your lovely family in 2016❣

  6. I love the "sunny glow" technique- such a happy card!

  7. So creative Susan! The sponging and watercolouring techniques you've used really make this design special.

  8. Dang girl. That's so super cute and clever. Love how you made that cloud look. Happy New Year. XOXOXO