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Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Tuesday 8th May 2012

Wow, I must be on a roll, two postings in three days has got to be a record for me, I am not sure that I can keep up this pace but I will try.
I hope that everyone has had a good bank holiday. I think that there have been mixed fortunes as far as the weather goes, we don't appear to have fared too badly, we have had a lot of sunshine mixed in with the showers but I know that some areas have had floods.
My hubby has had a nasty tooth abscess so we haven't been anywhere, I think that being housebound may be the reason that I have spent more time in my craft room :-)
This card I am entering in the CD Sunday challenge "Shrubs and Trees"

The light wasn't very good when I took this picture, perhaps I should have waited or scanned it but it is too late now.
The base card is cream and the backing card I got from Kanban a long time ago. The topper is from Joanna Sheen's Oriental Dreams. I have printed it onto canvas and made it into a scroll using bamboo skewers. The mat behind the scroll is a piece of silk brocade that I bought in a pack the very first time I went to the NEC, it is matted onto gold card. The three Chinese images are from a set of stamps that I have had for a long time, I have stamped and gold embosses then matted onto gold card. The coin and tassel are from my stash


  1. Hi Trish, what a rich and beautiful card, our second oriental theme this week and both so different and gorgeous.
    sue-b x
    Guest designer

  2. It's lovely Trish - but surely you're not going to part with a tassel. I never have yet! The canvas scroll is brilliant and I love the design.
    Beryl xx

  3. Hi Trish, a WOW factor for me. So good to see oriental making a comeback. Love your canvas scroll and tassel.
    Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday again, keep it up.
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

  4. Fabulous card. Love the scroll. Lovely to see more oriental cards. We definitely need to stage a revival.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

  5. Gorgeous card Trish, love the scroll and the image.

    Pat xx

  6. Gorgeous card, love the oriental theme, thanks for sharing at CD Sunday, Wendy xx

  7. A beautiful card Trish, and a gorgeous coin embellishment.

    Sue x

  8. Lovely Trish. Some more Oriental. Thank you for joining in with us.
    CD Sunday DT