Saturday 7 February 2015

Uniko Studio - Balloon Bash ....

...  Hello again!  I'm back to introduce the first of four mini-sets from Uniko Studio - Balloon Bash.  All the sets being released will be available on Wednesday 11th February at Uniko Studio.  We're celebrating Uniko Studio's 3rd Birthday and you always need balloons at a birthday party.  Here's my card:

Happy Birthday - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Uniko Studio - Balloon Bash, All Occasion Sentiments #2, Fontiments - Birthday, Simply Said - Birthday
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Real Red, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, Pretty in Pink; Versafine - Onyx Black
Accessories: White Lustre Card; SU Card - Real Red;

I've used the colours from this week's Colour Q challenge - cQc#278 - they are so bright and such fun!  I've gone for quite a clean simple look.  I cut a mat layer of red card just smaller than the card base and then a panel of white card.  I stamped a simple birthday sentiment using stamps from a couple of older Uniko sets.  Then I went to town and created my balloons.  I stamped two oval balloons  in shades of pink, over stamped with a couple of the smaller stamps from Balloon Bash - love the little confetti style images.  I stamped the third balloon in orange, added some tiny flowers and then fussy cut all the balloons.  I stamped a background of stars and bubbles (the little confetti style stamps) onto the card base.  I stamped the balloon strings and added a large bow to look like the balloons are tied to the birthday greeting.  On the inside of the card I cut another mat layer of red card and on the white panel stamped a greeting (a sneak peek of another new set) and added some more confetti.

Happy Birthday inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's GemsHappy Birthday sq - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Click on the links below for more inspiration with our new mini-set - Balloon Bash:

Bev - Uniko Studio
Deborah (that's me)
N@ Ali

Here's the release schedule:

Saturday to Tuesday - we're introducing each set day by day.  All the DT will have examples of how to use the stamps - lots of inspiration guaranteed.

Wednesday 11th February - you will get to see all the products and be able to purchase them HERE on the website.  As tradition holds, there will be a Design Team Blog Hop with a chance for a lucky person to win the ENTIRE release!!!

Now, you won't want to miss out on any of the fun on our intro days as we will be drawing totally random winners for mystery prizes.  We are not giving any hints as to the prizes or their value, you'll just have to join in on the fun!

Places to join in on the fun and possibly win a prize are by commenting along the way on the Uniko Studio Blog, DT, liking the Uniko Studio Facebook page, following on Twitter and Pinterest!

Don't forget to come back tomorrow to see our second new mini-set - such a useful one!!!  See you soon.



Sazzle Dazzle said...

Eye-poppingly gorgeous Debs. Love that colour combo and how you've used the set. X

sandie said...

Such a cool idea to have the sentiment holding the balloon and great dimension x

Gillian R said...

Lovely card and gorgeous colours

Beverley said...

I love the colours you've used Deborah and how you have grounded the balloons to the birthday sentiment. Hugs Bev x

Craftyfield said...

The Balloon Bash set is such a useful one for Birthdays and other occasions. Love how you combined the balloons and confetti on your card.

cm said...

Your card shines with happiness, Deborah! An eye-catching, celebration card that has me reaching for a pen to add Balloon Bash to my Uniko wish list! Fabulous showcase!

New Creations said...

A super fun birthday card that would be perfect for anyone's special day! Love the color combo and the birthday sentiment!

Maureen said...

Love this! What fun colors and the confetti bits all over are so cute!

Nicki S said...

What a fun card, Deborah! Great idea to stamp the shapes on the balloons!

Claire said...

I have some very similar star and heart stamps from W Plus 9 and I never know how to use thanks for the inspiration Deborah! I love how you've 'tied' the balloons to the sentiment...such a fun touch! Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

Pia S said...

Now this is a fun colorful birthday design! I like how you stamped stars over the balloons, it looks great!

Anonymous said...

A lovely bright birthday card.

Arielle H Gordon said...

Deborah, this is so sweet and fun!!! Love the stamping on your beautiful card!

Taunya Butler said...

Wow - spot on with the inspiration picture and just incredibly well done - loving that balloon set,!! So excited!!!

Tracey McNeely said...

Love the way you used the set Deborah, those balloons are really fun!

Denise Bryant said...

Delightful card! Love the fun colors and the festive feel of the card!

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