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I have been planning this hanging for some time.  The more I thought about it…the more complicated it got!

Details:

  1. Overall Size:  10 inches tall.
  2. Image:  Michelle in Hot Air Balloon
  3. Balloon Paper: K&Company Geo Floral, Neenah Metallic
  4. Basket Paper:  Recollections Espresso
  5. Cloud Paper:  K&Company Poppy Seed

Writing the directions would be way too much, so I will walk you through some steps.  I sized the digital image in Silhouette Studio and printed out several copies.  I began with the balloon and cut out the pieces I wanted and then used these as templates when cutting out from the patterned paper.  The two bottom layers also got something put on the bottom (ribbon or washi) to make the dimension more obvious.  I quilled flowers to cover up where the jute is attached to the balloon and brushed the edges with Nupastels.  I put a butterfly sticker on for some whimsy.

Michelle, the flowers, and the bow were cut from Neenah Solar White and colored with Copics.  The flowers have yellow glitter glue as their centers.

I attached the project to a long bamboo skewer with clear iridescent thread.  When I looked at the balloon on the stick I thought it needed a cloud…so, I found one!

Submitted:

  1. Anya, Oddies, and Others
  2. Craft Your Passion
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2 thoughts on “Soaring: Hot Air Balloon

  1. Lovely hot air balloon. Like the colours.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
    Hope we see you again a next challenge.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

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