I found this neat piece of handmade paper in my stash and decided that it should be used.. to-day! I am very sorry that the amazing sparkle of the paper doesn't show up very well in the photo. It's really glittery...honest... The background die is from Dee's Distinctively dies and the lotus is from Elizabeth Craft Designs. I cut the scalloped circle from a spellbinders die but I didn't have a smaller circle to fit the inside so I dug out my very old EKSuccess circle cutter.. and presto! This children is what us 'old timers' used way before die-cuts were invented!..hard to imagine I know...really!!! LOL I found just enough ribbon in my scrap pile to fit the bill. Lucky!!!!
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 GMT Views: 1094
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Registered: June 19, 2010 Location: Daniel Island, S.C. Posts: 5255
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 @ 5:32 PM
Now I can understand your comment today about my gold leafing pen *laughing* Better go get another one because they are tons of fun to use. This is a beautiful Asian themed card. The black and gold are a perfect combination for that lovely lotus.
Registered: December 4, 2009 Location: Beautuful Sonoma County, Ca. Posts: 18510
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 @ 6:09 PM
Not only beautiful, but so elegant, Sue! A wonderful combination of dp's and die cuts to make the Asian Beauty! Oh, I still have, and use my old Fiskars circle cutter, it's great for the larger circles!
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 10492
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 @ 12:02 AM
what a wonderful rich oriental design. great elements together. Perfect way to use the pretty paper and the just right enough piece of ribbon. Cute too your write up the old school way...;0)...TFS
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
Registered: January 20, 2010 Location: Brampton, Ontario Posts: 13662
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 @ 4:21 AM
This is a gorgeous, distinctive, and clever card! I love the way you blended the different dies to produce a lovely oriental look card. I like your comments re 'old school'! :-) I have a full set of SB circles and ovals but still use my original CM cutting system for both. You never know when you'll need that special size!