Beautiful Balloons Free Tutorial

Sometimes when you’re creating, you just want to have someone tell you what to do. You’re in luck! Today, I offer a free card-making tutorial using Stampin’ Up!’s Beautiful Balloons Bundle. Find it beginning on page 14 of Stampin’ Up!’s 2023-2024 Annual Catalog

Beautiful Balloons Free Tutorial

Please enjoy these step-by-step instructions for creating the card featured at the top of the post.

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Beautiful Balloons (161450), Circle Sayings (161348)
  • PAPER – Berry Burst Cardstock (144243) Basic White Cardstock (159276), Bright & Beautiful 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper (161449)
  • INK – Berry Burst (147143), Misty Moonlight (153118)
  • OTHER – Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220) Stampin’ Seal (152813), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

Cutting & Scoring:  

  • Berry Burst Cardstock – 11” x 4 ¼”, scored and folded at 5 ½”, 4, 1 1/4″´x 5 ¼” (2)
  • DSP — 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (2)
  • Basic White Cardstock – 5 ¼” x 2 ½”, 5 ¼” x 4” (2)


  • Adhere each of the two DSP pieces to one of the 5 ¼” x 4” Basic White Cardstock pieces – flush with each edge. Glue the two small Berry Bursts strips next to each of the DSP pieces.
  • Glue this piece to the Berry Burst card base.
  • Begin stamping on the 5 ¼” x 2 ½” Basic White Cardstock. Start with the “Let’s get our celebration on” sentiment in Berry Burst and work your way down.
  • Next, stamp the large balloon with Misty Moonlight ink.
  • Stamp the tassel in Berry Burst ink.
  • And, last, stamp the “Happy Birthday Sentiment” from the Circle Sayings stamp set in Misty Moonlight.
  • Place Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back of this piece and place on card front, positioning it between the two Berry Burst strips.
  • Add a Rhinestone Back Jewel to the balloon, as shown above.
  • Glue remaining Basic White Cardstock to the center of the card so you can write a personal message.

Click here to see a graduation card created with this bundle.

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