Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Money as Gift?!

Well it’s a tradition here and usually a safe option to give money as gift. This is an envelope that I made for a friend who wants to give money as gift on someone’s wedding. Our weddings are grand…GRAND. This is just perfect with all the gold and the medallion (which looks like a henna design too).

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This is 3x6. The medallion is hand drawn and then I have used embossing paste and gold glitter and sequins to enhance the design and give it a more traditional look.

The gold thingy around the circumference is a gold bail/ribbon.

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8 comments:

Sarita said...

OMW! This is stunning! I can't believe your medallion is hand drawn-it's amazing.
Love Sarita xx

Bev said...

Oooh how rich and luxurious is this! It;s fabulous honey

hugs Bev x

Jennifer said...

Wow! That's amazing! I can't believe that that is hand drawn, it looks like something you would buy at a fabric store, stitched on cloth! Beautiful!

Jennifer

Desire Fourie said...

I am sure the money holder would me more treasured than the money itself. Its so gorgeous and rich. Hugs from Desire

Crissy Armstrong said...

Wow, gorgeous work!

Dawn said...

Another stunning creation!

Anthonette said...

Amazing detailed work! Very cute.

By the way, love the new photo of yourself. I need to take one...I keep forgetting.

Have a great weekend.

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

Breathtaking. It does look like henna. SO incredibly lovely. I can't believe the patience it must take to use that paste. WOW!

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