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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Pinspired #3 and Hello to 3 more new members!

I have three new members, which I want to welcome to my blog today!
Heute habe ich gleich drei neue Mitglieder ("Verfolger"), die ich recht herzlich auf meinem Blog begruessen moechte!

They are all from Germany - my home country and all of them have fantastic blogs, which I have linked. I want to welcome you with this piece of art, that I saw recently in the Newark Museum in New Jersey. It is from the African artist El Anatsui, which creates these stunning pieces out of scrap metal, such as liquor bottle caps. I linked a slide show of some of his works from the New York Times to his name and from there you can get the New York Times article, if you are interested to read about him.

Alle meine neuen Mitglieder sind aus Deutschland - meiner Heimat und alle haben tolle blogs, die verlinkt sind. Wilkommen, neue Mitglieder, es freut mich, dass ihr zu mir gefunden habt. Das Photo von dem Kunstwerk ist von dem AfrikanischenKuenstler El Anatsui, der diese aus Altmetall herstellt, z. B. aus Kronenkorken. Sein Name ist mit einer Diashow von der New York Times verlinkt und von dort kommt man zu einem Artikel, der zufaelligerweise am Wochenender veroeffentlicht wurde. 

But now - back to card making.
Zurueck zum Karten basteln.

That pinspired inspiration photo really inspired me. I immediately thought about a card that I learned to make in last years Clean & Simple class. It is a window card and has that rosette glued onto the inside of the card. the  rostte is made of 6 1 inch circles. From a 7th circle you cut a triangle and use this as your folding guide.

Das Pinspired Photo hat mich gleich an eine Karte erinnert, die ich letztes Jahr in der Clean & Simple Klasse gelernt habe. Die Karte hat ein Fenster und die Rosette wird auf die Innenseite der Karte geklebt. Die Rosette macht man aus 6 1 inch Kreisen. Aus einem 7. Kreis macht man ein Dreieck und benuetzt das als Schiene um die Kreise zu falten.

I also entered this card in the Just Add Ink challenge #152- Just Add Hearts!

Other materials: Background stamp Hero Arts - Tiny Heart Pattern (H3786), Simon Says Holiday Shapes Heart dies, circle punches - 1 nd 2 inch diameter, sentiment: amuse - animal wishes and a pearl popped up on a foam cushion 


Patrice said...

What a stunning card - I love that flower front and centre, and your pink and red colour combination is a favourite of mine. Cute curved sentiment too.

Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Just Add Ink this week.

Christine Blain said...

Cornelia, this is such a beautiful, fun card! The rosette looks fabulous, and I love all the tiny hearts. Thank you for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

Tina said...

Oh, it's lovely! I love the fancy folding on your card. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

Pam W Merwin said...

What a very creative design! Love the dimension of the flower and your window :)

Kanan Pandya said...

Love everything about this card, Cornelia. Love the flower made out of circles and the window, great design and colors. :-)

Daen'Ys said...

Diese Karte finde ich ganz toll und die Blütenmachart muß ich mir unbedingt merken, das sieht nämlich total gut aus!!

Sanna said...

eine sehr schöne Karte, Cornelia!!

Sigi said...

Hallo Cornelia,
danke, dass Du mich auf Deinem Blog vorstellst.
Deine Karte finde ich genial, die Idee für die Blumen ist einfach und sehr genial und sieht super aus. Die werde ich mir merken (bei Pinterest pinnen?), wenn ich darf?
Ich wünsche Dir noch einen schönen Valentinstag.
Liebe Grüße

Annette said...

wow your card is amazing... thanks for joining us at Pinspired Challenge..

Lalo said...

First of all I just want to say thank-you for sharing that amazing piece of art...stunning!!!
Now on to Pinspired challenges...lovely card! I like how you took the design and broke the the card in two vertically. And that flower is pretty awesome!!! Thanks so much for linking up and playing with the pin...AWESOME job!!!

Anja Richter said...

Die Blüte sieht so toll aus auf der Karte...!
LG Anja

Erica said...

Cute! I love the dimension you added to the card with the rosette! Thanks for playing Pinspired Challenges!

Izolda said...

Like the way you was inspired by the photo to get such a beautiful card! Love how you highlighted some hearts on the left side. And I absolutely love the rosette.