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Monday, June 15, 2009

Asian Flair - Owl Whimsy

The Current Challenge on Owl Whimsy is to use their New Asian Flair stamp!

Here's my "Submission" for the free stamp set!

I started with plain white cardstock, covered it with Tim Holtz Distress ink (Antique Linen) and then printed the stamp.. HINT - Print stamp, THEN ink and crimple. it was a PAIN getting crimpled paper through the printer! Flowers were colored in with Brush Pens, and then also I outlined the vase. "Flowers" are Yarn wrapped around twist ties. I cut a slot on the top of the vase, stuck them in, and then used foam tape to mount on to the background paper - which is from the Far East DCWV stack, but you can't really see it too much. The Japanese Symbol Means "Friend", which was also printed on the crumpled paper. I also used Tim Holtz's Frayed Burlap, as an accent color. The overall size of this card is 7 1/2 x 5. (such odd sizes!)

Thanks for looking!


Owl Whimsy said...

Wow!! That's awesome!:) Thanks for playing!

eiyiyi said...

Beautiful, Amanda. I lived in Tokyo for 4 years and this looks like the cards I would see in the finest shops in Ginza!


Jean Peters said...

Great design Amanda - very beautiful
Jean x

Cricut Home said...

great post! very artistic..thanks for the tips and idea share. we will come back often.



Jennifer Stutzman said...

hi Amanda. I love your blog!! Someone told me you had some fathers day silhouette downloads on your site but I can't find them. Can you lead me in the right direction? thansk so much!