.... and ended up with this.
Pretty pleased with it, really - and hope the nephew will like it too!
Card: Night of Navy, Whisper White, Marina Mist, Soft Sky, Real Red
Stamps: Balloon Celebrations, Four You.
Ink: Tuxedo Black, Real Red, Versamark
Other: White embossing powder, Balloon punch, Corner rounder punch, Couture Zig Zag Chevrons embossing folder, Island Indigo baker's twine, Dimensionals