Thursday, 30 January 2014

Happy New Year!


Tomorrow is Lunar (Chinese) New Year and the beginning of the year of the Horse. I'm well prepared for this occasion, with a whole drawerful of horse stamps!

Red and gold are lucky colours in Chinese design. I embossed my Deadbeat Designs abstract horse and (awesome!) sentiment in gold on red mirror cardstock. I used an embossing buddy to ensure minimal stray embossing powder. I had to 'buff' the panel to get the extra embossing buddy-stuff off after, but I'm pretty happy with my first try at embossing on mirror card! I made the cardbase out of red mirror card.

22 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Thanks for using my stamps!

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  2. WOW! That is awesome. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. This beauty jumped right out of my reader and stole my heart! I L.O.V.E. this card! Awesome!

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  4. Beautiful card and the stamps are gorgeous!
    Karin

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  5. I love the sentiment and the card is stunning.

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  6. The gold embossing on the red is gorgeous.

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  7. Wow - the 'force' was definitely with you on this cool card! I am so impressed with how well the mirror card stock embosses....did it warp at all? Good call with the silver paper too!

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  8. Wowza, metallic red gorgeousness!

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  9. I just pinned it (the horsey)! SUPERB in every way! Happy Chinese New Year!

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  10. Totally rocks with that beautiful red mirror paper!!

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  11. Another stunning card and so appropriate for the Chinese New Year!

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  12. Gorgeous! Simple and stunning!

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  13. Wow, so striking, Ardyth ... what a perfect (as well as awesome!) sentiment! Anita :)

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  14. Just gorgeous and perfect for Chinese New Year.

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  15. Wow, what a shine! I love the brilliance of this!

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  16. Brilliant sentiment and horse design and it all looks amazing on that mirror paper! Just went over to Deadbeat Designs - they have so much fun stuff!

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  17. an Awesome card! love that partial horse and wonderful sentiment - how often do you get to use that?!! The mirror red makes it all quite stunning!

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  18. This is one *hot* card! Amazing!
    c

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  19. Had to check out that embossed mirror card - cool! I think you can probably emboss just about anything if you are careful to not overheat. Truly awesome sentiment!

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