Sunday, January 25, 2015

Chinese New Year Card

Hi everyone :-D 

Yesterday I made this Chinese New Year Card. I was inspired with Chinese Lanterns (love them) and colors traditional in Chinese culture.


I used gorgeous free digital stamp 'Lanterns' from Avery Elle
http://www.averyelle.com/ 
Image is paper pieced
First I printed the image and sentiment on a golden paper
Then I printed two more images (only lanterns, to save paper and printer color), one on the golden paper and second on a red textured cardstock paper. 
I cut out red lanterns, colored edges with black fine liners and glued them over lanterns printed on golden paper.
At the end, I cut out few lantern stripes printed on the golden paper and glued them on the image.

Card dimensions are 139 mm x 101 mm (5 1/2" x 4").

List of supplies:
  • Avery Elle digital freebie 'Lanterns' 
  • black cardstock paper
  • red textured cardstock paper
  • golden paper (130 grams) 
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen F (fine) 0.6 mm
  • UHU universal glu
  • white water based glue 
  • printer
  • scoring board
  • trimmer 
  • scissors 

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Note: bold text is direct link to current challenge and blog badge is direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) AEIHeartU Challenge, Challenge #20 - Paper Piecing
http://aeiheartuchallenge.blogspot.ca/2015/01/challenge-20paper-piecing.html 
http://aeiheartuchallenge.blogspot.ca/

2) Hiding in My Craft Room, HIMCR #184 - Any Holiday! 
http://www.hidinginmycraftroom.com/

3) Penny´s Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog, Challenge 211 - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Stop by later today, I´ll be posting again. Enjoy :-D 


Crafty Milka

8 comments:

  1. Fabulous card, Milka. I visited China last year and your card reminds me of my trip :-) I love the red and golden color combination.

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    1. Thank you, Imke. I hope I´ll visit China one day too. :-D

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  2. Great card, lovely design and colours. Thanks for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty and hood luck in the draw Jennifer DT member

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  3. This is a beautiful creation. Wonderful colours and design. Thank you for joining us this time at Penny's Paper-Crafty and good luck - Michelle x

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  4. What a great card, love the lanterns you have used and your use of colour too!!
    Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM
    Jenscrapstoo

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