Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Welcome 2016 Balloon Craft

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New Year's Eve is a wonderful time for crafting. (As are the other 364 or 365 days of the year.) Welcome the new year and get a jump on your resolution to spend more time creating with this fun and easy project!



Materials: colorful cardstock or construction paper, scissors, glue, cloud punch, number stickers, and a pen

Start by cutting out ten balloons in different colors. I chose one of my favorite color schemes. Cut an 11th balloon that is significantly smaller than the others. Glue the larger balloons to the middle of a blue background paper. Add some clouds toward the top of the paper. (You can draw them in white or cut them out freehand if you don't have a cloud punch.) Layer the smaller balloon over one of the clouds. Add number stickers to the larger balloons to show the upcoming year (2016). Use a smaller sticker to show the digit of the ending year (5). If you don't have number stickers, just write the numbers. Use a pen to draw the balloon strings. That's all there is to it!

3 comments:

  1. Ohhhhhhhhh this is awesome! I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Hi Cindy! I absolutely love your creative project! Happy new year to you and your wonderful family! Thanks for all of your support and friendship here in blogland! HUGS!!!!

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  3. Too cute! Love the floating balloon taking the previous year w/ it! Funny thing is, even though I think it's cute, it also makes me kinda sad! Another year gone. :0(
    BTW - This time I noticed your watermark, LOL!

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