Thursday, November 19, 2015

Best Mom in the world !!

Hello friends,
I have a card to share with you all today which I have created for this time's Altenew challenge From The Craft Room. I was really inspired by the colors and the various elements in the inspiration picture and wanted to capture it in my card. Here's a look at my card first :

And here'a look at the inspiration picture :

I really loved the color scheme of Navy and coral and so I inked up a piece of water color cardstock with distress inks Peacock Feathers and Chipped Sapphire. 
Then, I stamped and white heat embossed the Wild Hibiscus flowers and leaves on a kraft cardstock and colored it using watercolor pencils. First, I laid down a layer of white and then added peach color on top and blended it with a waterbrush, then fussy cut the flowers and leaves and popped them on foam dots.The glittered chevron are die cut using a slate grey Glitter Washi tape.

I wanted to incorporate both the chevron design as well as the glitter of the envelope in my card and these die cut chevron fitted the bill perfectly :)To incorporate the kraft cardstock from the picture I cut a thin piece from the Kraft paper and added it to the side of my card.
I heat embossed the sentiment from the Wild Hibiscus set on a white cardstock using the Ranger Platinum embossing powder and also inked it using Chipped Sapphire Distress ink, then spattered some Heidi Swapp Color Shine Coral color on the top to finish my card.

Hope you like my card. Do leave me your feedback I love hearing from you! :)
Have a nice day everyone !!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

An Altered hoop and a Tag !

Hello, everyone!
Today I have two projects to share with you all. These projects were created for the Papericious blog to introduce the new Adhesive buttons/flairs that have been released this month. I really enjoyed using these buttons on my projects. :) 

So, here's a look at what I created using these buttons. The first one is an altered hoop and the second one is a Mixed media tag!

For this hoop, I have used the Pattern Papers from the Papericious Grey Bloom collection and the Wooden Collection. The pink flowers and the leaves are fussy cut from the Grey Bloom collection paper and mounted on square foams for dimension. As you can see, I have used these buttons for the centre of my bow as well as a part of my sentiment.  These make very pretty centres and look great on cards, layouts and mixed media projects!

Here are few of the close ups!

I am entering my altered Hoop for the PPS challenge : Inspired by a song. I was inspired by THIS song from Francesca Battistelli.

Moving on to my Mixed Media tag :

 I first created a burlap flower using the Tim Holtz Tattered florals die and layered it with some tulle and fabric cotton laces and finished it off with an adhesive button. Isn't it gorgeous??
I have created the background of the the tag using embossing paste and a stencil from Tim Holtz with Distress Stain Sprays.

 I am entering this tag in the Stamploration Mixed Media Challenge.

Thank you for your time and have a nice day everyone! Please do not forget to leave your comments/suggestions. I love to get feedback from you :)

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Birthday Wishes- Card

I am back again with my second card for today and this again is created for the Winnie and Walter WCMD challenge. Here's a look at the card first :

The flowers are from The Ton- Wild Peonies which have been white heat embossed, watercolored using Distress Inks- Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade and Mustard Seed and then fussy cut. The leaves and foliage have been stamped using Avery Elle Lemongrass Pigment ink and mounted on foam dots. The background stenciling is done using a MFT stencil and texture paste which was mixed with Distress Spray Stain- Tarnished Brass.The 'birthday wishes' sentiment is from Winnie and Walter- The Party set.

Background Building- Thanks Card

Hello everyone!
I am on a card making spree these days and I have two cards to share today which I'll be posting in two separate blog posts. These cards are again created for the World Card Making Day celebration challenges at Winnie and Walter. I absolutely LOVE this company and I have really enjoyed using their stamps and dies in several of my cards.
Here's a look at my first card for today :

I created this card keeping in mind Shay's Background Building challenge. W & W has such great sentiment stamps and I really love using it to create my background as well as the main focal of my card. Their The Big, the Bold and Extras is one of my favorite stamp set and now that I have it's coordinating die, it's a win-win situation for me. :D
The black 'thanks' has been stamped, heat embossed and fussy cut and mounted on foam dots, so are the flowers and leaves. I stamped the background using Hero Arts Soft Granite ink. The sequins are from Pretty Pink Posh.

I'm entering this in the Background  Building Challenge and BGC- Anything goes.
Hope you like my card. Please do drop in your comments/suggestions. I love hearing from you.

Have a nice day everyone!

Friday, October 9, 2015


Hello friends,
I am back again with another card made for the WCMD challenges at Winnie and Walter. I had a lot of fun creating my card and have combined some of my favorite brands in making it. Also its my first time making a complete watercolored card ..Till now I have been quite vary in trying out only watercoloring on my cards ...Anyhow :) ...Here's a look at what I have made :

And an another view :

I have used Altenew's Painted Flowers stamp set and colored it with distress inks Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Peacock Feathers ,Twisted Citron and Shabby Shutters inks..Painted my background using  these inks as well on a watercolor cardstock ..I stamped the image and then heat embossed it with Ranger Clear Embossing powder so that my ink would not bleed.
The sentiment die cut  "Thanks" is from SSS and the 'For all you do' sentiment is from Winnie and Walter ..The Big , The Bold and Thanks set.
I finished my card with some ink spatters using black acrylic paint and Heidi Swapp Gold Color Shine spray.

I am entering this card in the following challenges :
Winnie and Walter WCMD 2015 Color challenge with Heather , also entering my card for Virgina's View Challenge # 19 (Watercolor challenge).
Beyond Grey Challenges- Anything Goes.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Birthday Wishes !!

Hello friends,
Today I have a card to share..Actually I had made this on the World Card Making Day but did not have time to post it right away. If you follow me on Instagram, you might have already seen this. :-)
This card was made keeping in mind a couple of challenges which I wanted to participate for the WCMD....Before I give you the details, here's a look at my card first :

I have used Altenew's Wild Hibiscus set to stamp and emboss my flower and leaves ..Also used the leaves from the Doodle Flower set and have gold embossed them using Ranger Gold Embossing powder on vellum and colored them  with Distress Ink Picked Raspberry, then fussy cut them.
The leaves are colored using Shabby Shutters Distress ink. My background panel is embossed using Darice Woodgrain Embossing folder and I have used Papericious Grey Bloom Premium Pattern paper for my bottom half.
I watercolored a cardstock panel using Picked Raspberry Distress ink and die cut the circle from it to frame the flowers and leaves.
 The sentiment is from Winnie and Walter -The Big, The Bold and the Party set  stamped using Altenew dye ink Coral Berry. The sequins are from PPP!

I am entering my card in the following challenges :
Altenew September challenge - I was inspired by the colors and all that beautiful gold of the ceiling.

Also entering this card for the Winnie and Walter WCMD challenges Use Gold/Metallic with Lydia and Watercolor challenge with Vanessa.

And also Lulupu's challenge this month - Embossing Magic!

Hope you all like my card ..Do drop me your comments...I really love to hear from you! :)
Have a nice day everyone!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Thank you Card !!

Hi friends,
I have a quick card to share today. A few days ago I was lucky enough to win a spot in the current Online WaterColor Card Class (Exploring Mediums) by the very talented Jennifer McGuire  and friends..They have such awesome teachers and I got to learn tons from this class.
My card is based on the Day 2 Class Homework which was exploring traditional watercolor mediums like Tube paint's, Distress inks and Watercolor cakes...For my card though, I have used the Altenew Dye inks to do my coloring and I have followed the technique that Jennifer Rzasa taught using Distress inks and solid image stamps ...Before I explain further, here's a look at my card :

 To begin with,  I did try out the stamping with Distress inks but found no success .. In the process also managed to spoil one of my  finished card panel's when I got clumsy with water  and brush  :(.... I have used the Altenew Lacey Scrolls stamp set for the solid image stamping ....The inks I used are Altenew Grapevine and Ruby Red for the flowers and the PTI Simply Chateruese ink for the leaves and foliage...Once I stamped the flower, I went in with a wet brush and blended the colors and kept adding a bit more of Grapevine ink which I had smooshed on my acrylic block. Finally ended my card with a few ink splatter's using the Grapevine ink and die cut sequins from the Mama elephant Confetti die..I really missed not having real sequins in gold to add to my card :(
My card colors and design are inspired from this time's Altenew challenge ..Here is a look at the beautiful  inspiration picture :
Also entering my card in the current Lulupu challenge Sparkle and Shine.
Hope you all like my card ...Do leave your views regarding it ...I love to hear from you :)
Have a nice day everyone !!