I grew up in the hot air balloon capital of the world, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Fall is the best time for balloons there. They host the International Balloon Festival each Fall when thousands and thousands of balloons fly overhead and land all over the place. I remember talking to the pilots when they flew over my backyard, having balloons land at school, and just laying in the grass and watching hundreds go by at a time. When I got older, I joined a balloon team that travelled around the Southwest - some of my fondest memories!
When I made this card, I was inspired by the Saturday Inspiration Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers and here is the image that inspired me: