A quick post: Here's a card I received using the graphicGraphic 45 Bird Song Collection whose paper I absolutely love. This paper makes a great card. Card is a cherry card stock base but the front has a black card stock mat. The strips in theGraphic 45 Bird Song paper collection really work well on this card. If you are not familiar with the paper collection, the paper strips are Incorporated into the top and on the right side.
I love how the fans from the paper are used for embellishments under the gold paper roses.
The Shanghai Girl is hand cut, then popped with foam squares.
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I had received this card from a dear friend who knows I love theGraphic 45 Bird Song paper collection (which has been retired for a couple years now). I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this project. Card base is using Kraft paper. This is the front with a metal tasseled embellishment. My favorite Shanghai Girl in red is on the card front.
Card opened: here you can see the Kraft paper base with the Bird Song decorative elements on the "shutter".
Left side details of the card: an assortment of Shanghai Girls and pink paper flowers in the bottom left corner.
Right side details of card: The Happy Birthday medallion is cut using gold card stock.
Overhead of the card:
Here's the special envelope made for this card:
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This birthday card is a cut file made using theSilhouette Piano Shaped Card from their on line store. It was very quick to make. A2 size. Add a little red adhesive rhinestone for the final touch to this card.
Use the Cuttlebug Happy Birthday embossing folder for the piano top:
Card inside: Got the Happy Birthday song from the Internet and printed out a few sections. Red card stock mat frames the song.
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How many people do you know turn 98? We know one - what a milestone that is to celebrate quite an achievement. I made this special card using the die from Ellentina Cutting Die #TSD009 from Tessler Crafts foundhere. Card base is Black. Decorative paper is Best Creations collection (retired). Finished card size is 6" x 6".
A 3"Ivory card stock mat if behind the die:
The decorative corners are a Sizzix die called Architectural Accents Set.
A closer look inside of the card. Stamp is Hero Arts Little Clings Today and Always stamp. The circle and mat is the same size as the front: 3" diameter and a 3-1/4" black card stock mat using a Spellbinder Large Circle die. 98th is cut using my Silhouette Ariel font.
And, a special envelope with initials made using theWe R Memory Keepers Enveloper: Initials made using the Sizzix Alphabet die.
Envelope back: sealed with a 1" circle punched paper Asian character from the paper. Mat is a 1-1/4" circle punch.
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This is a A2 birthday card for a long time friend. This was a perfect card good for many people. It is whimsical but sends a good message, too. The Old Man Party is a SVG cut file from SVGcutting found here. Ovals are using Spellbinders Large Oval dies. Pattern paper is from a DCWV photo mat stack. Of course, basic black card stock for the base is typical along with a blue card stock mat. Use a black pen to do some "hand stitching" around the mats for just a little texture.
A closer look at the Old Man here: He is popped with foam squares. A white gel pen is used to put some dots on the hat. The white gel pen is also used on his pant and slippers for some stitching, too. His nose is popped with foam squares. Use a little brown ink to sponge around his shirt.
Card inside: double mat of blue and white card stock. Stamps are from Papertrey Ink Good Times collection found here.
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My name is Patti Lee. Welcome to my blog. This is a place where I can share what I have created. I am a proud 4th generation Chinese American. I have a passion for creating all kinds of fun things and love to share the projects with all of you. I especially love 3-D papercrafts that are functional and also look "pretty & cute". My Favorite color in the whole wide world: RED. I have been stamping and scrapping for over 30 years. Many of the projects will be with an Asian flair!!!!