Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Translucent Balloons using Spectrum Noir Markers

Good Morning! Today on the Spectrum Noir Blog I am showing you how to make Translucent or see-through balloons with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. Be sure to head over for the full tutorial!

I stamped my Balloon Kiddo image from Stampendous! onto Neenah Solar White cs and colored it with my Spectrum Noir Markers.  Here's the breakdown of the colors that I used:

Balloons: JG4, PL5, OR3, BT6, blender pen
Clothes: JG4, CG4, CG2, OR 3, OR2, CR1, BT6, BT4, BT2
Skin: FS9, FS8, FS4, FS2
Hair: EB8, EB4, Tn5

After my card was built I added Ranger Glossy Accents to the balloons to make them shiny!  

Other supplies used:
Balloon Kiddo (Stampendous)
Birthday Assortment (Stampendous)
Head Over Heels pp (Lily Bee Design)
Birthday Words embossing folder (Cuttlebug)
Jumbo Ric Rac die (MFT)
Core'dinations cs
Button (Bazzill)

Chalenge List:
 Crafty Catz: Summertime

The Pink Elephant:masculine
Raise the Bar: Summer
Paper Cupcakes:one for the boys


  1. It looks fabulous! Such a cute card!

  2. loving the card and it's a fantastic effect on the balloons! Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week.
    Kim x

  3. Wonderful card and the balloons look fantastic! Thank you for playing along with The Pink Elephant Challenge!

  4. Lovely card and thanks for sharing at CRAFTY CATZ this week.xx

  5. Wow, you've achieved a lovely look here! So fun and party-ready! Thanks for showing us how! It's just what the Balloon Kiddo needs!

  6. I love how you colored the balloons. The look translucent. Great technique!


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