Thursday, 5 November 2009

Asia


The weather here has been dreadful today so I have spent my time making some Christmas cards, - all made using different embossing powders with a Papermania 'Bauble Decoration' stamp! The stamp is a popular one this year and I have to confess I really like it - will post some pics when I feel a bit more 'Christmassy'!

When I became bored (and believe me it wasn't long), I turned my attention to something else - this Asian themed card was made using Elusive Images stamps. The blossom background was done using just the edge of the stamp omitting the branches and I gold embossed both blossom and quote before mounting the quote on a black border and adding a strip of black card behind to give it some definition. The fan is a fabric one which I bought at the NEC last year and although a bit too pricey to use on a card I decided it was worth the expense - the pic doesn't show the embroidery very well as I am trying to take pics in artifical light which is never a good idea - maybe I will retake the pic over the weekend...(if I remember!)

I have submitted this card into two challenges this week - Wednesday Stamper's theme is Asia and Theme Thursday's challenge is 'Borders'.

12 comments:

  1. This is absolutely beautiful, Viv...such a gorgeous card. I love embossing, it always makes everything look so elegant. Gorgeous!

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  2. Viv, what an incredibly beautiful card. The embossing is so perfectly done and the colors are fantastic.

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  3. What a wonderful card and I am sure it is even better in reality.

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  4. amazing work..love all the gold

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  5. wonderful rich embossing and the Buddha quote is so beautiful too!

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  6. I agree, a beautiful card, after yesterday you can do one in blue now!

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