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Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Something "New" for another blog challenge

This card was entered into the The Crazy Challenge, I made this for a good friend who has just moved house. I used a wavy black card and stamped the Chinese words which mean, 1st is Happiness 2nd is Harmony 3rd is Peace and the 4th stands for Tranquillity which I believe everyone one wants in a new place. The Temple is from a set of clear oriental stamps that I purchased from e-bay along with the Chinese lettering used as the background. I then finished the card off with red glittery boarder peel-offs, a bow, dragonfly's and flowers all of which are stash that I have acquired from various places over the years. The final touch to bring it all together are peel-offs  "A New Home". This card has yet to be sent but I know the lady who it is for will really appreciate it as she is a crafter too.

   

4 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

love the oriental - I have loads of papers but never actually manage to pull anything off, shall watch you closely to see if I can improve, love this the reds/ blacks fabulous contrast
Hugs Kate xx

Dominique said...

Your card is wonderful - I love the colors and your design is really beautiful! Thank you for playing along with us this week at the crazy challenge. Good luck, Dominique

Pam said...

Lovely card, fab colours. Thanks for joining us at the crazy challenge Hugs Pam x

pixiecrafts©2006 said...

Thank you ladies for your uplifting comments, I am my worse enemy when it comes to my designs but this one I was truly happy with straight away as I too love every thing oriental. I am also looking forward to entering many more challenges as my studying will allow. Take care Alison x