17 Jan 2015

Cute,CAS B'Day Card

Hello friends.hope you all are enjoying your weekend.I have a CAS card to share today. I received this cute Stamp set from Lovely Vithya as RAK and bought Jet Black Archival Ink recently .I have put both to use on this card.

Did you notice the texture on the paper. Yes I found textured cardstock in my local PaperMart.Stamped the images on it and colored with water color pencils.Then layered the panel on aqua cardstock and adhered it to card base. I have hardly created stamped CAS cards before and have to Thank  Vithya for sending me such cute Stampset and encouraging me to try stamping.Hope you like it !

Supplies used  :
Stampendous clear Stamp Merry Muffins
Archival Ink -jet Black
Camlin watercolor pencils

Linking it to :
CAS(E) this Sketch : # 106 (I have rotated the sketch to right)


Casology : #129 NBUS(Stamp and Archival ink never used before)

NBUS : #3 (Stamp and Archival ink never used before)

Addicted to Stamps and More : # 127 Make your Mark (Used Water color pencils)
The Crafter's cafe Challenge : #99 KISS

15 Jan 2015

Guest designing for Lulupu

Fancy fold card front

Hello friends ! Sharing a Fancy fold card that I made as Guest Designer for Lulupu's current Challenge.This card has a very simple fold similar to a gate fold with slight twist :)
This is how it opens
Fancy fold card open
Here is the template for the fold.

Fancy fold card template
The extra cardstock over the edge can be folded again for interesting variation or can be trimmed as I have done it.
Fancy fold card template
With the basic fold done time to dress up the card.I have used 4 different pps in shades of blue and have distressed the edges with faded jeans DI.

Fancy fold card inside
Adhered a paper doily in center ,layered a piece of tulle over it and then loaded it with handmade flowers.All the flowers are made using punches while the leaves are handcut and inked with DI. Added die-cut flourishes to the floral spray.I have Stamped the sentiment on banner and adhered it with foam tape.
Fancy fold card with tag
Made a tag to write message and adhered a pp strip to it and did faux stitching on it with black marker.

Fancy fold card back
Card has pocket at the back to hold the tag.

Fancy fold card closed
I used a Satin ribbon to hold the fold together. Before I end this post  I would to Thank Lulupu for this chance , Sathya for the lovely pps  and Sindhu  for diecuts .

Supplies used :
Stamp- Happy Occasions Sentiments from IBS. 
Distress Inks : Faded jeans,Peacock feathers, Evergreen bough
Memento Ink- Tuxedo black

14 Jan 2015

Shabby chic Best Wishes

Side View
Hello friends !  Sharing a shabby chic card today.

Front View

I keep seeing so many beautiful and intricate die-cut butterflies on various cards ,and was inspired to try n cut one .
Handcut Butterfly

how is it? 2.5" wide ,kept it large to be on safer side.

Crushed velvet flock
 I wanted some texture on it ,soft n delicate just like real one, Crushed velvet flock were just perfect for it.I received it as part of Giveaway long back never used it ,Was waiting for good idea. I used 3 colors from the pack white,light and dark pink loved the velvety texture.glued small flat base pearls on the antenna.
Card Supplies
 Now assembling the card !
For the background I applied texture paste through stencil and then sprayed  LSG starburst spray in the center.Layered gauze then handcut ,heat embossed oval frame.Adhered the butterfly in center of the frame.
For the base drew strips with water color pencil on scrap paper and went over it with damp brush.Tore the scrap in center and curled the edges.

Side View

Embellished with small handmade flowers and leaves.Stamped the sentiment on paper strip and adhered it on the card with foam tape.
Handmade flowers
 Made a Matching box-envelope for the card.
card with matching box-envelope

Supplies used :

Stamp- Happy Occasions Sentiments from IBS. 
Stencil : Prima Designer Stencil Circle Lattice
Inks: Memento tuxedo black,spun sugar DI
Sprays : Lindy's Stamp gang Starburst Ramblin rose pink
Doodlebug Crushed Velvet flock
Camlin watercolor pencils
punches : small 5 petal punch
pollens : local buy
Texture paste: talc + white glue + acrylic color

Linking it to :
   The Card Concept : #26 Happy One Year Anniversary! (Shabby chic style inspired by colors ,flowers n pinstrips)
Crafty Cardmaker : # 130 Something Old Something new (old- heat embossing supplies, new- velvet flock)
613 Avenue create : # 106 (stenciling,sprays,handmade flowers,heat embossing,water colors,simple stamping)
NBUS : # 3 (Used crushed velvet flock for first time)
My Time to craft : #274 Strips

8 Jan 2015

Monochromatic Birthday card

Monochromatic card with matching box-envelope
 He..e...llo  friends...!! My blog has been quiet for long .I am glad that I have something to share today. A Monochromatic Birthday card with matching box envelope.

Monochromatic card front
 It stared with an unfinished card that  I found while organizing my card box,decided to finish and it turned out completely different to what it was can you guess ??
CAS card :D !!

Monochromatic card side view

Adhered a Lovely blue pp received from Satya.I distressed its edges and inked it with Faded jeans DI an tore the edges at few places.Then layered a pp strip( totally invisible on final card !), a paper doily ,gauze ,smaller paper doily , piece of tulle,handmade flowers, leaves .All colored with distress inks.

Monochromatic card side view
Made a small ticket frame from and old invite ,covered it with crumpled tissue n gesso and filled it with small black beads and loose glitter.

Handmade flowers
Drew a Butterfly on scrap paper and colored it with water color pencils and glued some loose glitter to glam it up !

Hand-drawn butterfly
Stamped the sentiment on a fishtail banner and adhered it on the card.
Monochromatic card with matching box-envelope

Made a matching box envelope for the card. Decorated it with doily and pps (Best way to use up the remaining pp scraps ;) )

Supplies used :
Patterned paper and doily : RAK from Sathya
Distress Inks : Peacock feathers ,faded jeans, Evergreen bough.
Memento Ink- Tuxedo black
Clear Stamp set : Fiskars Simple Expressions 
Punches : jef six petal punch and small 5 petal punch
Camlin water color pencils
Martha Stewart glitter 

Linking it to :
Create Something Catchy challenge : # 10 Make me Happy (Happy Birthday sentiment)
Crafty Creation Challenge : #128 brr the blue
House of cards : Photo Inspiration + Glitter (I have used both)
glittered (blues)
613 Avenue create :# 105 Anything goes / Matching envelope (I made box envelope)
Glitter N Sparkle :  #118 Anything goes