Happy Birthday Balloons @ Muse

Posted by on November 18, 2014 in Cuttlebug, Happy Birthday Cards, Hero Arts, Muse, Simon Says Stamp, Stamping | 11 comments

Hello. This week I am the Muse at the Muse Card Club. Hope that you can find some time to play along.


I decided to try a technique that I have been meaning to use for ages…one that Laura Bassen and Therese Calvird use often and with awesome results.

Happy Birthday | Marion Vagg

Happy Birthday - detail | Marion Vagg


Here are some of the guidelines if you are unfamiliar with how Muse works.

  • Use the Muse card as inspiration, explain your interpretation and link back to Muse.
  • Provide supportive comments to at least 3 of your fellow member’s submissions.
  • Vote for 3 of your fellow member’s submissions that you find inspiring, once voting opens.

For the full challenge guidelines go here.


Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps stamp set

Card: X-press it Blending card, Simon Says Stamp – Black

Ink: Versamark Ink, Hero Arts Shadow inks – Pool, Tide, Butterbar, Bubblegum, Grape Juice, Green Hills

Other Supplies: WPlus 9 Happy Trio die,  Cuttebug, Doodlebug Sprinkles – Swimming Pool Assortment, Copic Multi-liner – 0.3, foam dimensionals, Tombow Mono-multi liquid adhesive, Simon Says Stamp Balloons and Patterns stencil, Ink blending tool

I’m looking forward to seeing your creations.

Thanks for stopping by,



  1. That is gorgeous! I love the colors you used and the layered die cut is perfect.

  2. Perfect execution of this technique Marion – love the transparency of your balloons!

  3. i love so mich about this the colours, the doe cut, the overlap stamping and the enamel dots, a joy of a card x

  4. oh wowza….so beautiful!!!

  5. This is so FANTASTIC!!!!!… I already have ideas!!!!

  6. Technique conquered Marion, LOVE it!

  7. OMG! How awesome is that!? Fantastic card, Marion!

  8. Mission accomplished – totally fabulous, Marion 😀

  9. Fabulous card, Marion! I love all the fun colors! So happy to have you for our Muse this week!

  10. Love this gorgeous card Marion and your sentiment looks amazing! Thanks for such wonderful inspiration this week at muse – hugs xx

  11. Absolutely fabulous! You nailed it!

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