Sunday, August 08, 2010

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival Card #1

Happy Mid-Autmn Festival card #1 - Front
It is Mid-Autumn Festival next month on 22 September 2010. It is a festival whereby Chinese community take this opportunity to get together with families and friends. Thus, this card is made to keep in touch with families and friends who are far away from us.


Close-up : Pop-up lanterns
The background is a very soft light blue and white mixture or patterned card. Lanterns from Hero Arts CL308 Arigato are stamped in various colours card and trimmed for its middle lantern (without the circle hold and tassels). Then using the same stamps, five (5) lanterns are stamped onto the card. A white string is used to hold the lanterns by stitch onto the card. Then, the earlier trimmed lanterns are attached onto the card using pop dots so that there is dimension to the card.

Close-up : Sun turned 'moon'
The sun from Hero Arts CL439 Kiss from the Sun is used as the moon by omitting (trim off) the sun rays. It is attached on top of the lanterns by the right top corner.

Close-up : The stars
Stars from both Hero Arts CL272 All Occasion Messages and CL382 Wonderful Birthday are stamped on top of the lanterns as well. Then, they are coloured with yellow marker.

Close-up : The message and grass
Punched partial leave are used to create row of grass at the bottom of the card. Then using Hero Arts CL138 Bird Branch Alphabet, message of 'Happy Mid Autumn Festival' is stamped on top of the grass. The whole card is then attached onto a light yellow folded card.

Theme : Mid-Autumn Festival and Lantern
Title : Happy Mid Autumn Festival
Size : 11.3cm x 15.2cm or 4.5" x 6"

If you would like to have a similar design of this card, please e-mail us at msgkeeper@gmail.com for order. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the card (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).

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