Go Fly a Kite!!!

We had a fabulous inspiration piece for this month! Don't you agree? I was most definitely inspired by the blue skies and the fluffy white clouds!

Here is my take...

...on this photo collage!

I just love the dimensional feel to the kites and the clouds!
I started by sketching out my design and then drawing out the clouds on the patterned paper. I cut the kites out of the patterned paper and folded them to create the creases. I then popped them up using double sided foam adhesive.
But what about those fluffy clouds you ask?!

To create the fluffy clouds I cut out 2 of the same shape for each cloud. I used my sewing machine to straight stitch around the edges leaving a small opening on one end. I then stuffed pillow stuffing inside the paper cloud pillow and then sewed that end closed. I adhere them with a small amount of hot glue from my hot glue gun! Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Lydia Collection Petit Floral Glitter, Lydia Collection Sky Brocade, Smoothie Shoppe Collection Ice Cubes

Happy Hugs!


  1. What an awesome way to make those clouds!!!!!

    Love it!

  2. WOW!!! This is such an awesome projects!!! I love it.

  3. that's an awesome project! i love love love it!

  4. I need you to teach me how to make clouds! :) Terrific project-love your take on the inspiration!

  5. I love this project! So freakin' cute! I want to make my own now. You're so creative.

  6. This is fabulous Juliana! Love it!

  7. Oh, my goodness, but I am in love with these,Juliana! How completely gorgeous! Love the puffy pillow clouds and the dimension on the kites. And love the wavy pieced background, too. That adds so much visual interest.


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