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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Created this Chinese New Year card using Cricut cartridges: 1.  Designer Calendar words 'Chinese New Year' and 
2.  Elegant Edges for the red shaped card base & Kraft cardstock with a Chinese design printed on Kraft cardstock frame layer.

Stamped Hero Arts sentiment 'Celebrate.'

Added a button that is close in animal to it being Year of the Goat. Found the button in a jar of buttons I bought at an estate sale this past weekend.

 Supplies List 

button: silver animal
Cricut cartridge: Designer Calendar 2" 'Chinese New Year'  pg 33
   Elegant Edges 5" shaped card base, frame layer pg38
Hero Arts: stamp - CL498 'Celebrate'
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Cricut
paper:  cardstock - Kraft, red
Spellbinder: Shape Ribbon Banner

Entering this into the following challenges:  

2/20 HIMCR#187 Super Scraps Sat 3E(#3) 2/14

2/22 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#203 Odd Cards No Std Rect or Sq 3(#2) 2/17
2/22 Kraft Journal Ch#211 Celebrations  2E(#2) 2/16

2/24 Simon Says Stamp Wed Add a Little Texture   5E(#1) 2/18
   Texture - button, popped up banner, frame edging, die cut Chinese New Year

2/28 DL.ART Feb Linky Ch 1perday/no stack 2/1

3/1 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#245 Use Red in a Proj  3E(#1) 2/16

3/2 Cuttin & Stampin Ch 8 Anything Goes 3E(#3) 2/17

3/20 Hero Arts Nature Ch UE 2/2    
   Nature - animal button


  1. Cool card! Thanks for joining the Cuttin and Stampin challenge.

  2. Very nice! Thanks for joining us this week at Die Cuttin' Divas.


  3. Thanks for sharing your "krafty" card with us.
    The Kraft Journal

  4. I've never made a Chinese New Year card. Perfect font. Thanks for entering at the Kraft Journal challenge.

  5. Super cute and super cute Idea... thanks for joining us over at HIMCR for the challenge.

  6. Nice the Chinese feel to the font.

  7. What a great idea to make a Chinese New Year card - which is a perfect way to include red in your project! Thanks so much for joining us at FCCB this week! DT Karla

  8. Fabulous Chinese New Year Card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  9. This is great, I really like the banner and embellishment you added. Thanks for joining us at FCCB!!!

  10. This is nice, I like the way it turned out. Thanks for joining us at FCCB.

  11. Very nice! Thank you for sharing with us at Cuttin' and Stampin'

  12. Such a fun Chinese New Year card! Thank you so much for sharing at Cuttin' and Stampin'!
    Debbie, DT