Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Not a card this time!

The Card Patterns design team came up with heart boxes instead of cards this week. So I also decided to make something other than a card. I came up with this photo frame (maybe not exactly a frame coz I kinda permanently fixed the photo to the frame) using old red colored packaging.....The picture is of my parents when I was growing up.........don't they look great together?
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A few more "Faux Postages" Cards

I am obsessed with "faux postage" backgrounds these days, I have a tendency to make loads of cards using some new technique that I learn and then forget all about it. I hope I don't forget about this one!!Happy crafting......

Thursday, August 20, 2009

A Blog Award and A Card without Flowers

I received this blog award from Meghana. Thank you so much Meghana....
Meghana is one talented gal, do check out her blog for some very interesting and informative posts about Indian culture and much more.I made a card without flowers in it yippee!!!!!!! Some how almost all my cards have floral patterns, so this is a welcome change!! And I used brads at the fours corners of the background for the first time too. The faux stitching at the edges has been done using 3-D makers.Thanks for visiting!!

Last Fortnight's Updates

I couldn’t find much time for crafting in the last fortnight as my parents were visiting. Apart from the ones I made for card pattern, I made these too. Thanks for visiting!!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Butterflies!!

This my take on this week’s CP sketch. I was in a hurry to post this so didn’t even wait for the glue to dry :P e
The background image has been created using the “faux postage” technique, which I learnt from here. I absolutely love this technique, this is the second time I am using this, this was my first attempt at it....
Have a great week!

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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Card Patterns Sketch #27 take 2

I liked this weeks card patterns sketch so much that I made another card based on it. Here again I have used the butterfly embossed paper, I have highlighted the butterflies within the frame with glitter glue.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Big n Bold

2 Blog awards!!

I can’t believe this, I am feeling on top of this world, I got not one but 2 blog awards this week!!This beautiful blogger award is from Michelle. Michelle is a member of the Card Patterns Design team, I have been following her blog since I started blogging and am a huge fan of her work.......Thanks so much Michelle!!
I would like to pass this award to:
Meghana
Tami
Jessica
Divya
This Kreativ Blogger award is from Jessica. Jessica is an uber talented gal, and her little girls are just adorable..........Thanks a ton Jessica!!
Here are the instructions in order to accept this award:
1. Thank the person who nominated you for this award
2. Copy the logo and place it on your blog.
3. Link the person who nominated you for this award.
4. Name seven things about yourself that people might find interesting.
5. Nominate seven Kreativ Bloggers.
6. Post links to the seven blogs you nominate.
7. Leave comments on all seven blogs letting them know you nominated them.

Well the 7 things about me are......
1. I am an electronics engineer by profession.
2. I am obsessed about crafting, and love to spend every spare second on it.
3. If I am at home and not crafting (which is very rare), I love to read, my current favorite author is Roald Dahl.
4. I love to shop, clothes and craft supplies being my favorite
5. I dream about opening my own craft store some day
6. I want to visit at least one new place each year
7. I am obsessed about my weight!

I would like to pass this award to
1. Yvonne
2. Spardha
3. Madhavi
4. Inna
5. Monika
6. Archana
7. Smita

Do check out these awesome blogs.....Thanks again Michelle and Jessica.....

Card Patterns Sketch #27

I made this one for a friend who shares her birthday with me (my birthday was on Sunday, 9th August). I didn’t get time to do much crafting this week as my parents are visiting, so I made a really simple card........
I love the butterfly embossed paper used for the background.....
The picture is not great as I took it from my cell phone.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

My First Photo Frame

Making a photo frame using handmade paper had been on my mind since a long time, I just couldn’t figure out how to make one. I finally bought a handmade frame, did some reverse engineering and figured out how to make one. I like how this has turned out, initially I thought of doing some quilling around the edges, but I guess it looks pretty without that too, what do you say?
This one shows it without a picture in it...Here's a view of the back...from the side (do pardon my cluttered workspace :P )Making a frame is not as difficult as it looks, I’ll probably post a tutorial soon.......

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Card Patterns Sketch #26

This is what I made for this week’s CP sketch. I love the bright colors on this one........
Here’s the card patterns sketch. The DT at CP has come up with some beautiful gift card holders this week, do go and take a peek.......

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