Tuesday, 25 July 2017

CASology 259 - Balloon

Good morning (again!) This is my 3rd post today, please scroll down for my Crafty Christmas Collaboration post and my A Jillian Vance Design post.


This week's CASology Cue Card is Balloon.


This week, CASology is turning 5! I'm proud to say that I was there 5 years ago, when Melissa invented CASology and gathered the initial Design Team. And I'm thrilled that she invited me back to join the current DT and other CASology Alumni for a 5-year Anniversary Blog Hop!




Details:
  • To be eligible for the sponsor prizes, participants must comment on all stops included on the hop list.  Winners will be selected randomly using random.org.
  • To be eligible for the CASology prize, participants must comment on all stops included on the hop + link up a BALLOON themed card to the gallery.  Winner will be selected randomly using random.org.
  • Winners will be announced on Tuesday, August 1.
Check out the CASology blog for details of all the amazing prizes!


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Creative Lady said...

Fun card! That monster is adorable.

Gerrina said...

A card that made me smile immediately! Great! Hugs, Gerrina

Tracie said...

Super fun card. Love it.

Natasha said...

How cute is this! Love that little monster with the extra big balloon!

Marlieke said...

*SMILE* It's a monster-sized balloon. So fun! The balloon and your sentiment are a perfect match :-)

Carol Godfrey said...

LOVE IT! I think I have that balloon die. I have been wondering what to do with it! Thanks for the inspiration!

Trina P. said...

Aww...so cute. Love this.

Genevieve said...

Now what a lol card beautiful

Michele K. Henderson said...

That monster is AMAZING! He's so adorable and a nice bright pop of green!
Take Care!
Michele

sue lorio said...

very, very cute!

Tracey McNeely said...

Ardyth this is a cute as can be, love that big ministered sized balloon, what a great focal point. So thankful that CASology brought you are I together my friend! xoxo

sentsue said...

The monster, shiny balloon, perfect!

Sharon Perehudoff said...

Cute card, little green monster along with a Big Balloon. Love the card.

sarahstone said...

That's so cute to make your balloon look giant sized! Very clever.

Lonya Mathys said...

Wow! Great eye-catching card!

Linzi Conners said...

Oh, man, I need those monsters!! Love!!

Teresa Doyle said...

Now that is a Birthday card! ♥ IT!

Kathleen Bingham said...

I love the look of the oversized balloon.

Katie Ingram said...

Love this card!! So great!!

Colleen @ McGrathC54@yahoo.com said...

Simple yet bold. Cute!

vinita jain said...

Love the Moster fun sentiment with a pretty balloon! So cute!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Clever idea with the balloon. Cute monster card:)

Janice said...

Adorable card! Love the monster and the huge balloon!

Lisa Moline said...

Cute card! Love that little monster!

Melissa said...

Your cards never fail to make me smile, Ardyth! This is way too cute!!! :) I sure hope the little guy doesn't float too far! A big thank you for being part of the original team and for all your support over the years! You are truly an inspiration! So. much. talent.

Kristie Goulet said...

LOVE that balloon! Such a fun card, Ardyth!

sandie said...

super cute, love the over sized balloon x

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cm said...

Your balloon and monster are giggle-fest fun! Great to see you joining the challenging; as always, your creativity is inspiring!
Hugs~carol

Beverly S. said...

What an awesome card! I love how you used the monster with that huge balloon! Creative! :)

aggie said...

Love how you used the master with the balloon! So clever!

MJ said...

Love a card that makes me smile! Thank you for sharing.

Sarah M said...

What a funny, cute card. Love it!

Lady Joyful said...

Such a fun card! That monster is so cute and I love the giant balloon :D

Marilyn said...

Love the subtle detail in the big balloon ... great birthday card.

Kleri F said...

Super fun balloon themed card!Thank you for sharing!

I Card Everyone said...

Oh Ardyth, I thought that was Kermit for a minute! Your monster is cute as can be, with his giant-sized celebratory balloon!
=]

pamboe said...

I love this card. It would work for guys of any age!

Nancy Wilson said...

With grandchildren, this is the perfect card for little ones. Aren't they all monsters at one time or another! Bright and cheery colors!

Clare Sutton said...

That monster is so cute! And love the MASSIVE balloon! xx

Purple Princess said...

Cute little monster!!

Maureen Reiss said...

Super Fun and CUTE card!!

SMWhite said...

Ha, this card made me smile, very funny and super cute.

Laurie said...

Very pretty card! I love the shiny balloon and the Monster! I adore the monster! Great job!

Monica Maier said...

I love the huge a balloon and the alien! My boys would like a card like this too!

conil said...

Now, that, my dear, is what I call a huge honker of a balloon. Love the critter holding the string.

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your card is super adorable! I love the little monster!

Loopyloo said...

Very vivid and 'alive'. Love it

Arlene Rose said...

Such a cute little alien and such a big red balloon!!!

Joy Meadows said...

What a cute card! Love the big red balloon and the monster is so adorable.

Eliz Stewart said...

Fabulously cute!!!

megmcg said...

Love this MONSTER sized balloon. Simply fantastic!

Susan Wareham said...

Very Cute Card love that large balloon

Show Us The World said...

That is ADORABLE! You have inspired me to pull out that stamp set and have some fun with it!

Marsha said...

Great monster sentiment with the monster balloon.

Patt H. said...

An awesome card! Love the bright colors & the huge balloon!!

Michelle said...

Bright and beautiful..... and the perfect little monster too! Love, love!

CaroleD said...

This is such a cheerful way to wish someone Happy Birthday - the recipient will be tickled!

Furrbster said...

Wow what a fantastic idea,

Hugz Tinz

Natalie said...

such a cute card! Wonderful! :)

Jane said...

Oh such a brilliant sense of fun! Love your monster balloon and the little green one holding on tightly. Perfect celebration card for CASology.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

OMG, such a fun and adorable card.

Mac Mable said...

Such a fun oversized sentiment and oversized balloon....love it. Vibrant and fun colours too x CAS perfection x

Rema said...

Super awesome card!

Janet D. said...

Awwww this is adorable!

Kathy said...

So cute!!!

Tracy A said...

So cute! Loving that little green monster.

IraChe said...

Wow...Super fun card!

Martha Herrera said...

This card is super adorable! Love it!

Tamra B said...

Such a cute card!

Cindy C. said...

Super fun and cute, the giant balloon makes me smile!

Tricia T said...

Oh, how CUTE!!! I love that huge balloon and the monster. What a great card!

Kim Heggins said...

This is one fabulous card...love that gorgeous red balloon!

Shelly said...

Oh, how fun is your card?!!...Loving that big red balloon!

Violet Rose said...

Love that big red balloon!

Charlene said...

This is so fun!!!

Barb Ghig said...

I'm so glad you were invited back for the hop, Ardyth! You have inspired me so much while on the CASology DT and continue to do so now...Thank you!
Your balloon is AMAZING! I love the pop of bold red and your little monster is absolutely adorable!!!

Sue LD said...

So cute with the monster and big balloon.

Darnell said...

Really cute monster birthday balloon for the hop, Ardyth!! Hugs, Darnell

foleysfriend said...

Love the super fun card; that monster is so cute.

Michelle H said...

This card just made me smile from ear to ear. Great job.

Betty Keefe said...

cute little monster and the huge balloon - what a fun card!

Diane M said...

Too stinkin' cute!

Tasha Dawson said...

Oh my goodness love the monster!

Lagene said...

CUTE card! Great Hop, Great Prizes, Great inspiration!

Debbie Bonczek said...

OMG . . . that little monster and his big balloon! Absolutely adorable and fun card.

Natalie Elphinstone said...

What a perfectly lovely card!

Macimbalo said...

WOW that's a monster sized balloon - I love this card with that great monster on it! This is one awesome HAPPY birthday card!

Char K said...

love this!

Kelly Szafron said...

Fantastic card! Very fun!

Colorado Crafter said...

Super cute card!! Love the monster!!

Lindsey said...

Fun to see you back at CASology this week, Ardyth! And I have to say, it's hard to beat a giant, shiny, RED balloon! :)

Stef Perry said...

Your card is so clever with the huge balloon in the corner and that adorable monster!

Tara Stephenson said...

Love love love the gian balloon. Great card.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh my, this is super FUN!

Stir Your Creativity said...

The cute little monster with big red balloon is super cute.

Helen Kalb said...

Love that big red ballon and cute green monster!

Super Stick Chick said...

Fabulous card, love your adorable monster.

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Such a fun card!

Anna said...

Wow! Your card is such a fun! Love that cute little mobster!

Dawn Jones said...

This is awesome. What a fun card for kids of all affes.

Tammy Williams said...

Too cute.

Julie B said...

Love the bright red balloon floating off the card. :)

Анастасия Косьянова said...

So funny and cute!

Юлия Ле Луар said...


The idea is super! It will be necessary to use!

Swapna B Patil said...

Such a fun card..

~amy~ said...

So stinkin' FUN! Love that lil guy!

Heidi Stamps said...

The shine on this card is fantastic!

Cheryl Varney said...

Pretty Card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Christine said...

So much fun! Fits the sentiment perfectly!

Wendy said...

Love the monster!

Cynthia said...

Oh, that is sweet!

Lisa said...

Cute card that would put a smile on any face!

Bine said...

This card is so cute. It puts a smile onto your face.

Sharron said...

Such a fun, happy card! LOVE it!!

Francine D said...

Lovely card idea. Thanks for sharing.

Monica Taylor said...

Cute Monster!
♥ Monica
My personal Blog - Taylormadecards4u

Monica Taylor said...

Cute Monster!
♥ Monica
My personal Blog - Taylormadecards4u

Daria Z. said...

Such a simple and sweet card!

cghundley said...

Monstrous cute card!
Carla from Utah

jean said...

cute idea with the big bright balloon!!!

Julye said...

What a fab fun card and perfect for a little peep whose 5 or a CAS blog celebrating a 5th anniversary too love it.

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

I love the texture of the balloon !

wendyp said...

That monster is too CUTE!!! Love this!

Mary McCaslin said...

Love this card!

Happy Dance said...

Very cool shimmery big red balloon, Ardyth. Great idea to place it in the upper third of your card, and that little monster in green is a perfect counterpoint. Lots going on, but wonderfully CAS. Super card!! Bev

Number 1 said...

Awww! Beautiful card!

Nadine Wiley said...

What a fun card! Love it.

Monika Reeck said...

awww cute Monster
and he Balloon looks so shiny Ardyth I love love your cute and sweet card
hugs
Monika

Laura J said...

Great card for kids birthday!

Nora N. said...

This is totally ADORABLE!!! Love the red balloon with the little alien/monster!!

Mary Holshouser said...

Cute card.
Love the over-sized balloon.
thanks for sharing.

Beverley said...

LOVING your monster sized red balloon, so fun and striking. Thank you for all your amazing inspiration. Hugs Bev x

sheri white said...

Cute kid card!

Cat Craig said...

Fabulous, just goes to show that you don't need a full image to create a big impact.

janlesiak said...

Cute monster with a monster balloon!

The Altered Paper said...

I love the monster sized beautiful red balloon! Fun card!

Jacqueline Valade said...

Ha! Look at that little guy with that big balloon. What a cute idea.

Celeste Goff said...

OMG, how stinking cute is that little monster with his big, red balloon? So adorably cute!

Aimee Phillips said...

Love the cute monster. So made me smile. Great card!!.

McStamper said...

What a fantastic, fun card. Love your idea.

donna mikasa said...

LOVE your glorious red balloon--and that cheeky little guy!

Shirley N said...

What a fun card! Love that sentiment with your monster-size balloon!

Deb Jenkins said...

I love that little monster! So Cute!

Tammy L said...

Oh my Gosh! That certainly is a big balloon for a big birthday celebration! I totally love it! TFS!

My Paper Epiphany said...

So fun! I love your design and that monster is hilarious!

Claire said...

It's amazing that you've been on the DT for a whopping 5 years Ardyth - your cards are always so clever..you never seem to have an 'off' day! This one's a beauty - love the cute monster!

Fiki said...

adorable card!

Gloria Lee said...

What a cute card! Love the red balloon! It looks like real balloon.

Nicole Vögeli said...

Aww, this is such a fun card. Love the bold colors and the fun monster :-D
Have a happy day, Nicole

Sara P said...

So fun! Love that big balloon.

Mrsfish02 said...

My favorite color balloon! Super sweet birthday wish. Congrats on 5 years of greatness. Wishes for many more....

Debra Rumpza said...

Love your monster card! That giant balloon is fabulous!

Rach said...

This card is so cute! I love the texture of the balloon!

Annie LaVallee said...

Just darling!!! Love it!

Liz said...

Love this fun card, the little monster is so cute! xx

Karen said...

I have a grandson who would love this cute card!

Crystal O. Minkler said...

Oh my goodness, that monster is adorable! Great card!

Pat said...

What a fun card Ardyth and I love that partial large glossy balloon and the green monster works so well with that very apt sentiment. x

Kim Faucher said...

Super fun large balloon!!!

Bea Connor said...

Cute card!

Helen Budz said...

Love the big red balloon--it just shouts "celebrate". Thanks for sharing it on this blog hop!

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the texture on that balloon and the shading on the monster!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

This just makes me smile big time!

Alaska .Kris said...

Oh I can see who I'm going to CASE for my grandson's next birthday! Perfect!

Riette said...

hahahaha this is just too adorable!!

Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety) said...

totally fab card :) made me smile. love the gigantic balloon

mtscrapgal said...

What a cute idea for a birthday card. Thanks for being in the hop.

Theresa said...

Love your Monster balloon! Great card!

Cheri said...

Love it! Great card for kids of all ages........

Doni High said...

Cute! such a little guy to be holding such a big balloon!

Liz O. said...

Super cute design Ardyth! This will brighten the recipient's day for sure, thanks for the inspiration and congrats to CASology for the milestone, I hope there are many more to come!

Cheryl S said...

Such a cute card! Love that little monster.

Valliam said...

Cute and bright! Love the little monster and the bright red balloon! :)

Lillian said...

That little monster is so funny! :D

marta said...

love this card and its very great balloon!

Mimi said...

How neat that you've been involved with CASology for this long! Love this fun card... Never seen shimmer sheets before... Do I need them???💖

angela tarasenko said...

Wow! How bright!!

Cristina said...

Fun card!

k ostgard said...

Cute monster balloon cards.

Cathy said...

Cute card, love the bright colours and that monster is adorable! Cathy x

Mary-Anne V said...

I love this huge balloon with the cute monster.

Gail Plaskiewicz said...

This balloon reminds me of the huge balloons I have to pop when I play Frisbee Dog on my WII. I love that the monster is holding the balloon. It's just to cute! I can think of a bunch of kid who would love this card. My niece was 23 on July 26 and I think she would like this card. Thanks for showing us your adorable card and for giving us the chance to win something. I can't wait to win!

Quillish said...

What a wonderful card Ardyth, your work is so inspiring!

Lucy E. said...

What a cute birthday card!
I love the balloon going off
the page.

D.Ann C said...

That is one sweet monster sized balloon! Happy 5th anniversary to all of you at CASology!

Mac Mable said...

Such a fun oversized balloon and such a cute monster! Thank you so much for all the amazing inspiration x

Helen Whitehead said...

Love a big balloon like this - great idea to pair with Monster!

LucieGCards said...

What a great card! Love that little monster!

Ann Greenspan's Crafts said...

Love that cute little monster with the gigantic balloon!

Lynne in NI said...

Heee fab fun card, love your little monster!

Marianne said...

Supercute, Ardyth, in a graphic sort of way!

Yvette said...

cute card!

Deanna B said...

Love the perspective of this card

Joyce said...

Oh, Ardyth. This is a fantastic card. I truly have missed you on CASology. Can't wait to meet you in person next spring... Thanks so much for participating in our CASology anniversary hop.

Christy Q said...

What a fantastic card, Ardyth! Love the monster balloon you created to match the cool sentiment!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

SUPER fun card - just love that big red balloon!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Such a fun card! Love the little monster!

Stefanie White said...

Cool idea, great card- my kids would love this too!!

Karenladd said...

Oh my gosh...this is hilarious! Love that huge red balloon!

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