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      Tuesday, February 27, 2018

04:13 PM - 02/27/2018

The topic: I want to make another balloon


I've made two now. My first one pales by comparison to my second one.

You can see the larger balloon is more detailed than the first one. Well, I have a place in the living room that would be a perfect spot for one. One of the toughest things for me is to choose paper. Last year I bought paper from B & H Photo. Last year I cut a few pieces of the heavier paper and printed it out with some digital paper designs I bought on Etsy and I was very pleased with the result.

Having an idea of what I might want for my balloon, I headed over to Etsy and checked out their watercolor digital paper designs and got quite a few (they're really cheap).

Then this past weekend, I cut some more  paper. I cut over fifty pieces. That will give me enough to work with.

Cutting the paper was a process. First I had to cut it in lengths of twelve inches, then cut the paper in half.

It was time consuming, but I cut a lot of pieces and these should last me a while.

I checked my files, I do have the enlarged templates for the balloon, so all I have to do now is choose what I want to use, then print out the sheets.

I hope it looks as good as I imagine it can.

cuttting paper    craftstuff    balloon   

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lisaviolet is seventy something, married with no kids, takes care of lots of cats, likes taking photographs, loves Southern California weather and spends altogether too much time avoiding her responsibilities.

In her spare time, she makes pretty things to sell in her store.

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