…her balloon punch is on backorder? Well, in the words of Clint Eastwood, “Adapt, Improvise, and Overcome”. (Actually, I think Clint was quoting the Marines). So I did just that!
I finally had a chance to play with my new “Party Pants” stamp set but since my balloon punch is on backorder, I knew I’d only be stamping in one dimension. But I think I created a pretty interesting element. I’m almost glad my punch is on backorder because it forced me to get creative!
Take a close look at the balloons. Do you see what I did there? Here’s a close-up: I trimmed the paper right up to the balloons, then used my paper snips to snip around the balloon. I could not have achieved this effect with punch. I’m really glad I discovered this technique. Actually, I’ve never seen anyone else do this, so I may have even invented this technique! That means I’ll have to name it. Hmm, what to call it? Well, I digress. But, I can’t wait to try it with another shape; perhaps flowers.
Since I knew I wanted this panel to measure 2-1/4″ wide, I set it in my trimmer at that dimension. I cut from the top down to the balloon,
and then from the bottom up to the balloon. Then I used my paper snips to finish it off!
Easy peasy! And here’s the final picture again.
Thanks for stopping by My Stampin Space. I hope you liked this and that you might try it yourself too. If you do, send me a picture of your creation and I’ll feature it on my blog. Leave me a comment and tell me what you think. – Nancy
If you want any of the supplies I used to make this, shop my store safely & securely 24/7 from the comfort of your home. Just click here or on any item listed below! The Party Pants stamp set is FREE during Sale-A-Bration with a qualifying order, but only for a few short more days. Sale-A-Bration ends March 31st so get yours now. This is only available whiles supplies last and it is possible it will sell out before March 31st.
Come back on Wednesday, I”ll have a special treat in store for you. I’ll be participating in a blog hop featuring Easter & Passover projects and I think you’ll be amazed at the talent on this blog hop.