Friday, December 29, 2017

Day 3 LLC Nov Retreat - Beautiful LIke Marci Asian Loaded Envelope

This project is part of the LLC November 2017 Retreat - designed by Design Team member Mindy Beverly. Her blog can be found here. Yay - it's a Asian loaded envelope - the craze everywhere for so many crafters. Envelope project here has not been embellished.  This is just the start of the project to hold so many "goodies" to share with friends who also craft.
Stamp: Beautiful Life Marci (available July 2018). Stamp is from the July Monthly stamp/Die kit. Original project is using a white card stock base.  Black card stock is used here. Finished project size: 5-3/4" x 9-1/2"
La-la Land Crafts Dies used can be found here:
Koi Circle, Lanterns Border, Lanterns, Stitched Elements, Cherry Blossoms Flower, Stitched Tags, Art Deco Border, Filigree Elements Border Set
Copic colors used:
Hair: W2, W4, W6, W8
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11, R11, R20, R21
Head Decoration: Gold Smooch
Flowers in Hair and Fan: RV29, R22, RV42, White Gel Pen
Kimono: RV29, R22, RV42, Y06, Y17, W1, W3, YG61, YG99, E37, E43, White Gel Pen
Here's a closer look at those cherry blossoms: edges with Abandoned Coral Oxide Ink, Copic R29 Flower center, Black Gel pen dot, White Gel pen around the center of flower. The branch is die cut using the LLC Chipboard, inked with Vintage Photo.
Koi Fish die cut using Gold card stock, then inked with Abandoned Coral Oxide ink.
Lower pocket section shown here:
Front of lower pocket section: Stitched Oval is inked using Abandoned Coral Oxide inks and Mustard Seed Distressed inks. Stamped message is from the July Monthly Kit: A Beautiful Like Marci, inked edges using Vintage Photo Distress ink and popped with foam squares.
Cherry Blossom created the same manner as the top section of the loaded envelope:
Top loaded envelope has two separate compartments: one is the length of the envelope and the other is shorter.
Thank you for stopping by today to visit. Have a crafty day.

7 comments:

eunice said...

Love, love, LOVE THIS!!! The amount of details and intricate, cutting, gluing, stamping and coloring that you put into this TREASURE is unimaginable! So BEAUTIFUL and such a wonderful keepsake. You are totally AMAZING, gurl!

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indeed it was beautiful!
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