Card with a hot air balloon
What you need:
1. Milky watercolor paper (with finely embossed texture).
2. Rose and blue thick paper.
3. A blue and white double-sided sheet of paper.
4. Green, rose and orange white polka dots cardstock.
5. Deep red or brown felt.
6. Beige yarn
8. Shaped scissors.
9. A ruler.
10. A pencil.
11. A hole punch.
12. Double-sided tape.
13. Double-sided foam tape
Get a sheet of A5 watercolor paper.
With the help of a ruler fold the paper crosswise in half.
Double up the sheet of paper.
Draw on a sheet of paper or a cardstock an air balloon 4-1/4Х4-1/4” (11X11 cm) and a basket 1-3/4” (4.5 cm) (upper part) X 1-3/8” (3.5 cm) (bottom part) and 1-1/4” (3 cm) in height. Cut off the patterns.
Encircle the basket on the felt and cut it.
Encircle the balloon on the watercolor paper and cut it.
Fold the air balloon pattern in half.
On the pattern draw two curved lines and cut it down these lines.
Encircle the parts of the balloon on the colored polka dots cardstock and cut the details.
Stick a tape to the back side of the watercolor paper balloon.
Stick colored details to the watercolor paper balloon.
Stick a foam tape to the base of the card: three narrow parts for the basket 1-1/4”(3 cm) from the base of the card; 1 part for the balloon 1-1/2” (4 cm) from the top.
Twist the yard around the tape.
Make a knot and cut off the loose ends.
Adhere the basket.
Using shaped scissors cut 4 small light blue clouds 1”, 1-1/2” (3-4 cm) lengthwise.
Using shaped scissors cut a blue cloud 1-1/2Х3” (4x8 cm) and using the other shaped scissors cut a watercolor paper cloud 1Х2-1/2” (2.5X6 cm).
Stick a tape to small clouds.
Stick a foam tape to big clouds.
Adhere a big blue cloud to the bottom and 2 small clouds to the sides of the card.
Adhere a watercolor paper cloud to the blue cloud.
Stick an air balloon above the basket.
Punch 6 holes on the sides of the card.
Get a blue sheet of paper 6-1/4Х8-1/2" (16*22 с).
Fold the paper in half.
Using a double-sided tape stick a blue paper inside the card. The white side should be the inner side of the card.
Draw an air balloon on a paper or a cardstock 3” (7 cm) in height and cut it.
Encircle the air balloon on a rose paper and cut it.
Stick a tape to the balloon.
Adhere the balloon and two remaining clouds to the back side of the card.
The card is finished.
Step 33: You can put a note with wishes, a heart, a flower or something else inside the basket.