Japanese Kimono & Blossom Card

March 20th, 2010

Just got back from a craft fair the Great Northern Papercraft Extravaganza in Harrogate its organised by Sue and Richard from Craftwork Cards they’re really nice people, we always bump into each other at the craft shows.

Met a lady today at the show called Sue she used some of our products on her card designs so i met her for the first time today, she has a really good card making blog Cardmaking Companion its definetly worth a look.

Harrogate show

Me with Sue from Cardmaking Companion

kids from harrogate show

Our Younger Customers from Harrogate

Well its 10.30pm now and i have a few ideas in my head even though i feel tired, i know i am sad but have to get this card making project out of my head or it is a sleepless night. (strange but true, thats how my mind works!) so here goes . . .

oriental card

Finished Card Size – 14.7 x 14.7 cm White Card as base card.

You Will Need:
- 14.7 x 14.7 cm light blue pearlescent card, 7 x 14.7 cm black card stock, 6 x 13.5 card pink floral card, 3 white pearlescent squares 3.3 x 3.3 cm,  3 black funky foam squares 3.5 x 3.5 cm, Happy Birthday stamp or black Happy Birthday peel off, white pearlescent strip, pink strip.
From
MeiFlower
- Kimono Stickers
- Blossom Ribbon
- Blossom Stickers
- Resin Flip Flop

Method
- From the front of the base card, trim off 7.7 cm so nearly half the front has been cut off. Stick the 7 x 14.7 cm black card stock onto the front of base card as shown.

- Stick the 14.7 x 14.7 light blue card onto card as shown.

- Matt and layer the 3.3 x 3.3 cm white pearlescent squares onto the 3.5 x 3.5 cm black funky foam foam squares. Repeat three times. Stick Kimono stickers onto the squares as shown. Stick blossom ribbon onto pink card and stick pink card onto base card as shown. ( only stick down on black part of card)

- Stamp or use peel offs on the strip of white pearlescent card, mat and layer onto pink strip. Stick down onto black part of card.

- Stick down blossom stickers and resin flip flop as shown.

3 Responses to “Japanese Kimono & Blossom Card”

  1. Jenny says:

    My cousin recommended this blog and she was totally right keep up the fantastic work!

  2. Victoria says:

    Beautiful card, also I love Harrogate! Used to visit it as a little girl : )

  3. Beautiful card I visit Harrogate shows when ever possible

    I also enjoyed viewing your ribbon video making a wreath, it is beautiful and I have had a look at all your lovely cards in your gallery, a bright start to beginning the day.

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