Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Altenew April Challenge - From Places Abroad - China

Here is Altenew April Challenge - From Places Abroad - China. Below is the inspiration photo:

This photo is the palace roof from the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. I visited the Forbidden City about 12 years ago and these palace buildings gave me a great impression and memory. I decided to use the red, blue, purple and gold colors from the palace to make this card:

I gold embossed these butterflies from Ori Kami set and colored them with Distress ink pads. I also made a separate butterfly and hand cut it. I brushed Distress ink pads at the bottom of the background to create the blended stripes and stamped the greeting in black. I attached the cut out butterfly with foam tape besides the greeting. Finish the card by brushing the clear Wink of Stella pen on all butterflies.  Below is a closer look of the card:

Cardstock: PTI, Stampin' Up
Stamps: Altenew
Ink Pads: Versamark, Versafine, Distress ink pads
Others: gold embossing powder, foam tape, the Wink of Stella pen

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1 comment:

  1. Those butterflies look stunning! Beautiful card. Thanks so much for playing along Altenew’s challenge!