Kimono on Vellum
Stamp Kimono image onto Husk colored notecard with Gold ink and emboss. Color with metalllic Gel pens and cut out. Set aside.
Trim a scrap of Chili Red card to 0.75 by 2.5 inches and edge lengthwise with gold gel pen. Take a paper cord of matching color and tie in knot as shown. Glue to band of Chili Red card with Diamond Glaze.
Using a hobby knife, cut two 0.75 inch slits in the Kimono image leaving approximately 0.25 inches from base of sleeve. Thread Chili Red band through slits and with a couple drops of Diamond Glaze secure to back of Kimono.
Card Assembly: Attach origami paper to square card with a drop of Diamond Glaze in the corners of the paper (too much glue may warp the card). Cut a square of Latte vellum1/8 inch smaller than the origami paper and attach by using Diamond Glaze in the center of the card (yes, it shows through, but the Kimono will cover the glued area). Attach the Kimono with souble stick foam tape for depth.
Tie a variety of yarn, metallic threads, and cords leaving approximately 5 inches to hang from knot. Thread a couple beads and charms for added elegance. ©Komoto 2001