Stampin! Up’ “Balloon Adventures” Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we had a color challenge and I decided to use the “Balloon Adventures” stamp set again before it retires in my share today.  The colors we used are Pear Pizzazz, Peekaboo Peach and Chocolate Chip. I really like this color combo and hope you do too.


Here is the color challenge:


Stampin! Up’ Balloon Adventures:

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @

Here is the card recipe:

Card Base: Pear Pizazz 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Chocolate Chip 4 x 5-1/4

Art Piece: Whisper White 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Banner: 1-1/8 x 3-1/4

The Details:

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @

  • With the stamps in the Balloon Adventures stamp set, stamp the top balloon in Peekaboo Peach
  • The middle balloon is Pear Pizazz stamped off before stamping on the art piece.  The dots are full strength stamped over the balloon
  • The bottom balloon in Chocolate Chip
  • The strings are Chocolate Chip
  • After the stamping, run your art piece through the Big Shot with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder
  • Attach the art piece to the mat and then attach the mat to the card base

More Details:

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @

  • Punch your sentiment banner with  the Triple Banner punch and ink the sentiment using the ink to rubber technique in Chocolate Chip and Peekaboo Peach ink
  • Wrap linen thread around the left side and attach to the front of the card with dimensionals
  • Add a linen thread bow
  • For the finishing touch add some enamel shapes in Pear Pizazz and Peekaboo Peach along with some small rhinestones

The Inside:

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @

Here is my alternate card:

I always make more than one card while I am creating.  Here is the other card.  It was inspired by a card I saw on Pinterest.

Stampin Up Balloon Adventure card by Kristi @

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:


And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List


  1. Susan K says:

    Love Love Love it! So cheerful and happy. Love both versions; thanks for sharing both. I’ll be CASEing these for sure! (Maybe even in these colors though I wouldn’t have athought to try them before!)

  2. Jaimie says:

    I love everything about this card!!! My favorite are the mix of embellishments. They compliment each other so well!!!

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