To make this card I used two pieces of card stock that measure 5.5x 8.5 inches to make the base and frame. The base card was scored at 4.25 inches as always and then I trimmed a half inch from one side which will be the back of the card. The second piece of cardstock was scored at .5inch, 4.25 in and 4.75 inches. Once you use the bone folder you will see how that forms a box.
To decorate the inside of the card I cut out a cloud from my brother cut n scan and used the edges to make a sky blending with distress oxide wilted violet. I normally would have a blue sky but felt I wanted to explore purple for another day! I then die cut 2 hot air balloons from Stampin Up's, up and away die set. One die was cut in silver and the other in purple. I still have some 6x6 paper left from my SSS June kit so I used the hot air balloon and fussy cut the balloon. Once the card was assembled I attached the balloon to the underneath part of the frame so it would move as you open the card and appear free standing.
I hope you enjoy this card. I sent this to a dear friend who's sister has Lupus. Purple is the designated for Lupus and I wanted to honor my friend.
Products used: Purple cs, silver cs, white cs. purple and pink pearl embellishments, Distress oxide wilted violet, stampin up up and away die, SSS I love your heart stamp set, SSS designer paper,
and memento tuxedo black black, seashell nuvo drops, art glitter glue, and recollections pink glitter.