A Kokopelli Birthday Wish
My husband and I saw artwork, trinkets, and images of the Kokopelli quite a bit on our trip to Sedona, Arizona back in March. According to ancient South-West Native American legends, the Kokopelli was a symbol of fertility, joy, feast, and long life. It was believed that he possessed the wisdom of age, and he brought good fortune and prosperity to anyone who would listen to his songs. I just think he’s cute – lol! !
The Kokopelli was cut with a die from the “Kokopeli and Zia” die set and the cactus was cut with the “Cactus Edgers” die, both by Frantic Stampers.
I created the easel card base and decorative panels with dies from the “Circle Flip Die” set from Creek Bank Creations (#708).
The “Happy Birthday Chunky Sentiment Die” set is also from CBC. The embossing folder used for the inside panel is called “Southwest” by Darice.
The metallic bronze card stock is Recollections from Michaels. I also used several sheets from a Momenta 6×6 pad (lot 0005593) and some ivory and white card stock.
This A2 card folds flat for mailing.
Thanks for checking out my card post!
9 thoughts on “A Kokopelli Birthday Wish”
Let’s hope the recipient has no idea what this guy stands for (ha, ha). Cute card! Love the style and that it is flat for mailing. I am pretty sure I have a die like this, but your design is a bit cuter.
Lisa, love the card. We saw the Kokopelli Image at Harrahs last night – they have them several places in the Casino and also the Restaurant we had dinner at – they are just 3 miles south of Maricopa and one of our favorite places to go!
So clever how it opens and displays the sentiment. Your desert colors are spot on.
I really, really like this one! The colors are perfect and It is wonderful that it stands open as a display.
Wonderful birthday card design. Great colors.
What a cool easel card. The colors give a perfect Southwest feel. Love the Kokopelli.
Fantastic card Lisa. Perfect desert colors and I love that you made it an easel card. I’ve always thought Kokopelli’s are so cool.
Love the perfect desert colours on this one and your design is just right. I liked Sedona when we visited many years ago and your card brought back some memories. The kokopelli is great.
Love the southwest color scheme and your die. So special that your cards reflex your vacation.