Saturday, January 5, 2013

Lantern Chinese New Year Card

Chinese NY is approaching fast!
I always LOVE the Red Cards with elaborate details!  So Festive.
I made this card to send to our friends that hosted a New Years get together.
It is a combo thank you for the party and Happy Chinese New Year.  I hope they like it!
Making cards is so fun and it warms my heart to share them.  Maybe others will get some ideas.
On this card I stamped the 2 laterns side by side on light red cardstock, I then stamped a large flowered stamp over them both.  Letting the design of where the flowers land, "just happen." 
I then colored the flowers in red copic, colored over that in white embossing pen and clear embossed.
I made a second card and it was simpler to use a red embossing pen, don't have to go over it in a clear embossing pen then, turned out great too, and one less step!
 Close up: Clear Embossed flowers

Stamps: 2 from Inkadinkadoo Lantern Trio Set, Penny Black Flower Fantasy,
Impress Happy New Year, HG032 Poem Background
Embossing: Marvy Embossing Pens Clear,
Judikins Embossing Powder Clear
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Marker: Tombo 835 Red
Copic: Crimson
Paper: Carnival Red Vellum
Double-Sided Foam Tape

Tracey McNeely said...

Love the glitter on your new years card. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at CASology!

Lisa Carroll said...

This is fabulous! Clean and simple perfection... LOVE the embosssed flowers, totally genius! :) Thank you for playing along in the "Something New" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

Maureen Merritt said...

Your lanterns are perfect! Thanks for playing along at CASology!

Ardyth said...

So pretty - I love the sparkle you get on the embossed lines! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week again!

Jen W. said...

Fabulous New Year's card and I love the red card base! Thanks for playing along again with CASology!

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