Cardstock: More Mustard, Old Olive, Tangerine Tango, Basic Black
Ink: Basic Black
Stamps: Asian Artistry (Level 2 Hostess set)
Acc: Haiku DSP, More Mustard, Old Olive markers, Dazzling diamonds, paper crimper, earth elements brads, hemp string, dimensionals.
Both cards use the Haiku DSP layered in the background, then a focal image framed in the foreground. The cherry blossom branch from the Asian Artistry set really complemented the Haiku paper, so that was an easy choice. The card in black was inspired by a Chinese paper lantern, so after I stamped and sponged the edges of the bamboo image and rounded the corners, I ran it through the paper crimper, as per the picture below: