Thursday, June 24, 2010

Asian Index Card Book Swap

I just finished my Asian Index Card Book for Art For The Creative Mind and I must say I am quite pleased with the results. This another first for me...index cards and an Asian themed book. This group really lets me expand my horizons with new ventures and mediums which I am really enjoying. 

Supplies List:
Index Cards with tabs (I actually had some laying around that came in a metal box I had purchased)
A variety of Cricut shapes (using the Pagoda cartridge and Martha Stewart's Elegant Paper Pad)
Asian postcards (from a blogger freebie site)
Asian clip art (various ephemera packs from Sky Blue Pink)
Asian themed printed napkins (SkyBluePink)
Asian money envelopes (Sky Blue Pink)
Hell Note (Sky Blue Pink)
Asian themed card stock (The Dollar Tree & Oriental Trading)
Lotus Flower ribbon (Michael's)
I-Ching coin (Sky Blue Pink)
Red rice Paper
Asian Tag Kit (Go Make Something freebies)
Distress ink pads - Antique Linen, Pumice Stone, Barn Door, Victorian Velvet
Pigment Ink Pad- Gold
Beads - square & Bamboo printed round (Sky Blue Pink)
Cotton cording - red
Smooch Accent Inks
Modge Podge
Double-sided tape
Heavy gel medium
Stick on letters



Inside Cover & Page 1

Inside Cover, Page 2, and back of Page 1

 Back of Page 2, Page 3, and back of Page 1

 Back of Page 2, Page 3, and back of Page 1 (with inserts pulled out)

 Back of Page 2, Inside of Back, and back of Page 3

Thanks for looking! Please feel free to leave a comment!


  1. It is beautiful and imaginative!!
    And the Asian culture and beauty was very nicely created!

  2. I just love this index card book, the colours and imagery go so well together

  3. Wow! You've done such an awesome job on this! Wish I had joined the swap just so I could have a chance at being on the receiving end! Love it!

  4. Lovely! The pages are gorgeous. I should have joined this one, this book looks fantastic.

  5. Great Job! So, so beautiful. Love the colors you chose and pictures and design. Hugs, Francine :)

  6. Totally gorgeous! This is almost what I had in my head for mine!! Great minds think alike! Back to the drawing board. . .

  7. I love your Oriental art. I'm a nut for anything Asian and I really like these. Fabulous!

  8. This is so wonderful, I love the way you put it all together.