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Monday, January 9, 2012

Welcome My Friends to A New Sneak Peek

Well Hello There...How are you doing today?

Are you ready for me to share a sneak peek of some new stamp images coming to Crafter's Companion?
I get to post each Monday so I am one of the first ones to share a sneak peek! lol


My project today is a package of cards to give as a gift-all the cards are the standard size.
The images today are Kanji Sets from Sunday International-they will be available for sale really soon at Crafter's Companion RIGHT HERE.
I will start off by saying this isn't my "usual" style, but I enjoyed working with the clean images and the simple elegance of each of these Japanese words.
Did you know  Kanji (Japanese ) are the Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese logographic writing system along with hiragana , katakana , and the Arabic numerals. The Japanese term kanji  literally means "Han characters".
I enjoy trying new styles and always experimenting with designs.
Most of the papers I used were in my stash of unused supplies-beautiful textured  and tissue like papers.
 I really liked the clean look of matting each word with black card stock and using as the focal point on these clean and simple designs.
I even dug through my supplies to find a couple coins and bamboo pieces. I did also accent a few corners with Viva Gold.
For this set of gift cards I used the following words ; STRENGTH, HAPPINESS,THANKFULNESS,JOY,WISDOM,STRENGTH, and INSPIRATION.
 The package of cards were tied together with this fun ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon and just seemed to work for me.

I hope you check back at Crafter's Companion each day to see all the beautiful and imaginative ways my team members use these same stamp images.
Ja-ne (like jar-neigh!)
それでは。
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10 comments:

  1. Very pretty cards, Dawn! We have a lot of things that DD sent when she was living in Taiwan, and this makes me think of them! Thanks for the memories - hope you are well :)

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  2. Dawn, the cards look so pretty! And I DO love that ribbon!

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  3. What a great set of cards. I love the asian theme. TFS.

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  4. Dawn.. these are gorgeous! My sister is living in Japan right now and would love these! I will have to send her the link so she can check them out!

    Barb :)

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  5. this IS plain for you, but they sure are stunning. i LOVE oriental.

    don't get sick. i'm not sick, i just have what i think is a sinus infection. no coughing but by this time (5:00 p.m.) i feel yucky. off to grab a glass of wine and plop my butt down in front of the tv.

    oh, be on the lookout for a SURPRISE!

    hugs :)

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  6. awesome kanji cards!!! I love the papers, they match so perfectly! love the embellishments!!

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  7. Great cards! Love that you had the perfect embellishments for them! Cool ribbon too!

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  8. Dawn these turned out great. I really like that ribbon. It is perfect for your pack. Great job.

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  9. OMG what gorgeous cards, certainly not ones we see all the time!! I am so glad you just got your dress form, if you can't have it done for the dress form party I bet you will get a lot of inspiration looking at other peoples!

    Carol

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  10. Lovely set of cards! I really like the Asian theme!

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