Monday, January 23, 2012
Calendar Girls Chinese New Year
Hello my friends - if you're here for the Chinese New Year Blog Hop, please click here. But, I hope you take a few minutes and check out my Calendar Girl for today with her Chinese New Year card!!!
Papercrafts Presents 365 Cards magazine which is our inspiration for these monthly hops which thus became the Calendar Girls. The magazine has Creative Ideas for every day of the year: occasions, holidays, and celebrations including 42 unique holidays!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. The January unique holidays are:
Trivia Day (January 4) -
National Bird Day (January 5) –
National Hat Day (January 15) - Edwina
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 16) - Lynne
National Popcorn Day (January 19) –
Chinese New Year (January 23) -
Opposite Day (January 25) –
If you had missed the other events, please check back here.
Today, we are celebrating Chinese New Year with our wonderful Guest Designer, Michelle Ferris!!!
Year of the Dragon, Chinese New Year
Card 6 ½" X 5"
Dragons cut at 2 ½" Designer Calendar Cartridge Scraps from my stash
Pagoda cut at 3 ½ " Pagoda cartridge. Paper is from twelve by 12 Window garden Collection 1 pane Pink Gerber .
Border across bottom is an EK Success punch. 1 1/4" wide.
Background paper and border same as above.
Heat embossed gold powder onto dragons.
I-Rock gems for snowflakes and pagoda.
Pop dotted the dragons for dimension.
Red I-Rock gems for the eyes.
Chinese New Year cut from Designer Calendar. 2 ½"
Heat embossed with gold.
The Fireworks stars are a stamp I got last year. In a free bin at a crop..
The fireworks candle is another mystery.
Hope you enjoy my Chinese New Year card. I really enjoyed doing it!
Thanks, Michelle, I love your card – it is beautiful with the reds! I always love when you Guest Design for me with your creative projects!!!!! I know you sent me 2 sets of pictures but I couldn't decide as I loved loved them all!!!!!!
Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar for February 18th as the Calendar Girls are at it again with more shall we say unusual events that you will just want to make a card for!!!
God Bless you and thank you
Hugs, Love, and Pixie Dust