Wednesday, May 11, 2011

7 Kids College Fund Challenge - Circle Shapes

It's Wednesday and time for another 7 Kids College Fund Challenge.

Our challenge this week is Circle Shapes - Make either a circle shaped card or include circles on your card. 

For my card, I jumped way out of my circle of comfort, and made this Asian card...

You can find the following items at 7 Kids College Fund... 
Accessories: Liquid Pearls

My daughter loves the Japanese culture. When she saw the card, she immediately said, "Oh, I want it!" So, I gave it to her to put in her room.

I altered Tilda's eyes just a bit to bring a more authentic feel to my Japanese themed card.

The ying-yang symbol, pagoda and bridge are from the Cricut Pagoda Cartridge.

For balance I wanted to carry some of the red to the top of the card, so I added these teardrop gems.

I used my retro flower punch and some Liquid Pearls for the flower centers.

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Thanks for stopping by today!


Danielle Champagne said...

Hi Julie, OH!!!! wow. I have this thing about oriental stuff... your card is delicious! totally beautiful. I love the yin yang background,thelittle bridge, and the house and Japanese Tilda is adorable.
Beautiful work.

Heather said...

I LOVE IT. Does the card fold down so you can mail it?

chrilvian said...

ooo this is so beautiful
great job

Sandy said...

OMG!!!!! Julie your card is out of this world. I love your yin/yang symbol. What a very clever design and the card is absolutely gorgeous. I don't think I have ever seen anything like it. Ah so - you are very wise to have altered Tilda's eyes -- your creation demanded it. The paper on the bottom with what looks like gold swirls on it is out of this world perfect. Now I am beginning to slobber. I have told you before, you use some of the pretties papers I have ever seen. Your coloring is fantastic. One amazing card Julie!!!!!

Barb Hardeman said...

DEEEE-lightful! What an awesome job you did on this card Julie. Everything about it is so creative and so out of the box, right down to the Oriental eyes you gave Tilda! Spectacular job on the Ying/Yang symbol - gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

Wow! This is super gorgeous! Love the yin/yang symbol in the background. I really love this! hugs, Angela

Steph Ackerman said...

this is absolutely amazing!!!

Chris said...

Wow, I can see why your daughter grabbed it. It's gorgeous!

Kelly said...

your card turned out really nice, I love the details from the Japanese culture. Great card, I can see why your daughter would want it.

Suzi Mac said...

This is so adorable, I love the design, papers and embellies. Tilda is so beautifully coloured. A truly delightful card.
Suzi x

Jean said...

Julie, I adore your Japanese card and the difficulity it must have taken you to have made it.. the colors are beautiful and the symbol, pagoda and bridge and so neat with the teardrop gems... Tilda is colored so beautifully.. a beautiful card... Love it..
Hugs, Jean

Christina C. said...

Julie, you can jump out of your comfort zone more often....this is GORGEOUS!!!!! Fabulous details and a beautifully colored Tilda!
This is truly an extraordinary card.

Rene said...

Wow! What a fantastic scene!
Rene :D

coldwaters2 said...

Wowwwwwwwww Julie this is one excellent creation in fact it is awesome, I love the little scene you have made for Tilda this is just superb work.
Lorraine x

Eve said...

wooow! this is amazing!! I luuuuv the whole card, and also luv the tilda's eyes! :-) I luv everything about this card!!:-)