Friday, December 23, 2011

A few CAS cards

Thank you so much for all the love and good wishes and also for the assurance that things will get better with time! Me n the little one are doing fine.......will share some pictures soon.
I am visiting all of your blogs on my phone while the baby is feeding (hence am not able to comment, not easy to type with only one hand)......
I would like to share 2 CAS cards that I've managed to make (took me almost weeks to make 2 cards :P)
I have tried some hand stitching for the first time on this one n I love the effect....
 This one is a simple stamped card which would make a decent "guy" card I guess.

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

I'm back

Well not exactly.....was just able to squeeze out 5 mins for myself so here I am.......never ever imagined that taking care of an infant would be so so exhausting both physically and mentally! I hope it gets better with time (though I know deep down that it wont.....but I like to believe it atleast for now!).
I have not done any crafting yet......mostly because I can't find the time and even if I do I have a terrible back ache most of the time:(. I am just going to share some holiday favor boxes I made as a DT member for Carfty JC Challenge Blog. I made these the day my baby was born (3rd December)!


Do visit Jaya's Challenge blog to participate in this month's challenge which is Challenge #12 Holiday Favors.

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Lia Stampz - Challenge #8 - Fancy Fold

I am one of the guest designers at Lia Stampz for this fortnight's challenge, which is - Fancy FoldThe deadline for this challenge is December 15th. You DON'T have to use a LiaStampz image (can be any stamp/digi stamp/ embellishment-not even an image).
Here is my card. 
 I've tried a tri-shutter card for the first time and I love the result. The digi is the super cute Haley from Lia... You can find it on Whimsy Stamps here. I just loved to color her, infact I printed out a few just to color them! will use them on some cards later. I've used glossy accents on the cap edge and dress frill to give it some dimension.........the snowflakes are stamped and covered with Pie Lane Pixie Dust Glitter.
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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Thanks


Another card featuring my favorite color combo.......black and white. The background is stamped and sprayed with iridescent pearl white Maya Mist. I have done stitching on my work after a really long time. The glitter die-cut black butterfly is my favorite.......
Challenges entered: Card Patterns sketch #142, Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog - Thanksgiving/Thanks, The Pink Elephant - TPE126Catch the Bug Challenge Blog - Give Thanks/Thanksgiving Challenge!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Glitter!!

This is my first Christmas card of the season. I had been dying to use my Pie Lane pixie dust glitter since the day I got it......it is simply superb......even though I don't like how the card turned, I just love the glitter.....it twinkles in the sun, wow!

I've used Pie Lane glitter balls on the stars.
Challenges: Wags n Whiskers Challenge 67 - Christmas Themed, Digi Doodle Shop Challenges - Challenge #83 Color Combo of Red and Green.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Happy Birthday Your Majesty!


My second post for the day...absolutely love how this has turned out (it does look better IRL!).......
Challenges: Lia's Stampz - Challenge #6 - 3Rs, Card Patterns sketch #141, CraftyJC Challenge #11 Pick you Palette (I've chosen palette #3 blue, yellow and red, for this card), Flourishes Boutique - Timeless Tuesday #144
n I made it to the top 3 at Craft JC Challenge #10 with this card :)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Baby Quote Wall Hanging

Another baby related project, I am on a roll! Nothing much to write........the frame measure approx 10x12 inches. This goes out to Kavitha's CHALLENGE#1 HANGING OUT
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Saturday, November 12, 2011

Baby Girl Mini Album

 I have made quite a few baby boy scrapbooks and mini albums but none for baby girls, cause strange as it may sound I've got requests only for baby boy albums. So when one of my friend had a baby girl I jumped at the opportunity to make mini album for her baby. 
It is actually an altered board book, I recently went to second hand book sale and bought loads of board books in all kinds of shapes and sizes.
I realized after making this one that board book pages cannot handle too many 3-D/fold out page elements, cause it wont close properly and the binding might come off too. 
This album is not very elaborate as now I just don't have the stamina to craft too much. I wanted to make a pretty pink box to go along with it but didn't have the energy to do so.
I just love this Inkadinkado baby girl stamp set, infact I've used almost all the stamps in it on these 2 pages. 
Here's a closer look at them, aren't they adorable!



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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Baby Boy Mini Album

 This is my first baby mini album, and I just loved making it. I guess some of you must have already seen it on my facebook page (I forgot to share it here). I made it for a friend who's little boy is called Sumankar.



Tuesday, November 1, 2011

My favorite flower...again...

 Another card featuring my favorite flower stamp :), can't get enough of it! I tried to create dew drops with glossy accents (those colorless blobs on the flower are supposed to be dew drops) but not happy with the result.
The gem stones at the corners are from Pie Lane, and so is the chunky glitter in the flower center.

Red and White

A quick post featuring a quick card. This is for Susan Raihala's Challenge : One-Layer Wednesday 70: Red and White. Love that cute Pie-Lane garden bead at the right corner.
Also some happy news to share, I made it to the super 6 at Card Patterns for sketch #138...yippeeeeee!
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Friday, October 28, 2011

Blue and green

I had so much fun making this card and I'm totally happy with the way it has turned out. This will go out to a friend, its always a pleasure to make something for her cause she loves my work :) , I hope she likes it. I feel its a truly feminine card with all the lace and pearls.
I just love this Hero Art Stencil Flower cling stamp for so many reasons, a few being - it is so huge that it can almost cover a whole card, it can be layered easily and it is so much fun to color! I love it so much that I stamped it on the inside of the card too. Another thing I love these days is Pie-Lane chunky glitter, especially for flower centers, I've used it for the flower centers (on the inside and outside flowers). The flowers at the bottom and butterfly centers are also Pie-Lane goodies.
 Challenges : Card Patterns sketch #138Simon Says ,,,,, Anything Goes :-)

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Black n White

Black and white is my all time fav color combo. I've used Pie-Lane chunky glitter for the flower center (have used for the first time)........love the look. Have also used some Pie-Lane butterflies.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

I love this card :)



 I am so happy with the way this card turned out :) ....the card is inspired by Card Patterns sketch #137 and ICR Challenge #11, which is to make an easel card incorporating a basic shape (Square, Triangle, Rectangle, Circle). Incase you didn't notice I've used circles.
I've used some Pie-Lane glitter balls (on the cake, handbag n bangles) and flower self adhesive beads (don't they look cute!) to finish it off.
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Monday, October 17, 2011

It's a Boy!

Don't get any ideas, mine is not due till December :P ......this is just one card I made sometime back for a friend.
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Thursday, October 6, 2011

More Diwali Cards


2 Diwali cards with loads of glitter....I guess this is the first time I have used so much glitter on a card.......I was covered in glitter by the time I finished!

These go out to Simon Says ,,,, Sparkle and Bling :-) challenge (I just hope I win one day!).
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Monday, October 3, 2011

Thank you

I made the background for this card using a really fun n easy technique which I learnt from Piali, who is the guest blogger at Yvonne's blog, do check it out here.
I've clear block stamped the background with distress inks and stamped on top with Hero Arts Designblock SILHOUETTE, finished off with lace die-cut from MFT die-namics, Pie Lane butterflies and orange crystal beads. The sentiment is also from Hero Arts.
A closer peep at the crystal beads and butterflies from Pie Lane (they are perfect to add that special touch to any craft project, just love them!).
Challenges - Clear block stamping with Piali Biwas! :)Simon Says.....Anything Goes !
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

My first Diwali card for 2011


I have started making Diwali cards early this year.....the picture's not great, it looks much better IRL.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Fabric Rolled Roses

 MFT Die-namics rolled roses and butterflies, and some Pie Lane self adhesive flower embellishments.
Here's a closer look at those adorable tiny Pie Lane flowers.
Challenges - Card Patterns Sketch #134Simon Says ,,,,, Use Dies and/or Punches :-)
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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Fabric Scrap Die Cuts

The butterflies are die-cut from fabric scraps. I didn't have any success die-cutting fabric with my dies and cuttlebug.......finally I tried coating both sides of the fabric with a generous dose of fevicol, drying with a heat gun and then cutting, n guess what............it worked beautifully! 
I've used some Pie Lane bling ( all the butterfly centers) and borders.
This is based on the ICRC10 challenge.
Have a super Sunday!

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Another Flower Pop-up card

I made another seven flower pop up card......  
I've used my favorite MFT Dienamics rolled rose dies on the card front, also used are loads of spellbinders dies. Have added some Pie Lane border stickers and glitter balls.
Have a great weekend!