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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Oriental Tiger Birthday Card

For Artic Fox OSAAT DT Ch194 click here.  

Created this Oriental Birthday card using:
1. a sketch which you can see below
2. Mark's Finest Big Cats Tiger stamp & sentiment which I had cut some time ago and find it more useful with it cut so if you have not ever done this do not hesitate and you can still use it put back together as well
3. Stamp N Plus chalk on the edges
4. embossed the brown layer (my new piece of cardstock) with Cuttlebug Oriental Weave embossing folder which you can see in the close up photo
5. added ribbon

Supplies List 

chalk: Stamp N Plus Ritzy
embossing: Oreintal Weave emb folder
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper: scrap piece of Tiger scrapbook paper, cardstock - browns, white <-- my new is the brown layer of cardstock that I embossed
ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon
Spellbinder: Nest Standard Circles
stamp: Mark's Finest Papers Big Cats

Entering this into the following challenges:

1/3 MFP Oriental Sketch Ch17 5E(#4) 12/28 

1/6 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch84 New Year Resolution UE 12/31
   New Year Resolution - challenge myself more using sketches, chalk & more

1/7 C.R.A.F.T. Ch240 Anything Goes 5E(#1) 1/2 
1/7 Simon Says Stamp Wed Something New 5E(#4) 1/1

1/10 Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe Ch52 Anything Goes w/ Chalk 3E(#3) 12/29


  1. The image and papers really compliment! Great Oriental card. Thank you for playing along with us at MFP Oriental Sketch Challenge.

  2. This is a classy card Melissa - like the colors very much!

  3. Great card. Love the ribbon, looks like a bow-tie. Thanks for playing along with us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

  4. Great paper. It really helps your image to pop. Great take on the sketch. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  5. Great use of the sketch and great NY Resolution. Thanks for playing with us in our New Years Resolutions Challenge at Loves Rubberstamps!

  6. Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and Happy New Year!


  7. That paper works well with that image! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!