23 Jun 2015

Altered packaging + Short Tutorial

Hello Friends ! I have something interesting to share with you all today .Its not a card and it has been on my to-do list for long.I have altered Mixed Media project .


Here are few steps of how I altered it .

 You can see the original cylindrical container its top and bottom are tin while it has thick cardboard for body.
Step 1.Adhere lace around it.(Best way to use up the lace pieces)
Step 2. Add texture.You can use anything you like.I have used (over roasted ) rice grains,old buttons,jewelery pieces,a foam dragonfly.
Step 3. No photo for this step ! I painted the whole container (including top & bottom)with a mixture of black acrylic paint,white glue and ceramic powder.You can use black gesso.
Step 4 . After its completely dry ,give it one more coat of black acrylic paint.

Step 5. While the paint is still wet dry brush metallic powders on it to highlight the textures .I used gold,copper,green n blue powders.


 Step 6. Let it rest for few minutes and then coat it with gel medium to seal the powder and to bring in some shine.I used acrylic gloss medium. And your altered container is Ready for use :)

Did you like it ?

Linking it to :
Lessology : # 48 Lace it up 
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Recycle,Repurpose & Re-Invent (I have recycled/Altered packaging)
Altered Eclectics - June Challenge (I have recycled/Altered packaging)
Anything but a Card : #48 Out and About  (Dragon fly represents outdoors)

14 Jun 2015

Butterfly Hello !

Hello Friends !  One more CAS card from my side today :)

Sketch ,colors and theme all inspired by ongoing challenges.Used modelling paste with stencil for texture,layered vellum squares on it .

I used another stencil as template to cut the butterfly and then colored it with Distress inks n gelatos.Thanks to Yvonne for modelling paste and Sathya for the Stencil.

Supplies used:

Distress inks : mustard seed,Salty Oceans,scattered straw,spun sugar
Stencil :TCW - 6x6 Quatrefoil Stencil, Imaginarium - Peacock feather
Gelato: Mix n match - pink
Liquitex Modelling Paste

Linking it to :
CAS(E) this Sketch : #127
Card Concept : #37 The Butterfly Effect
Addicted to CAS : #65 Butterfly
My Time To Craft : #296 All white except the Image

12 Jun 2015

Cute CAS Happy Birthday

 Hello Crafty Friends ! Today I share a CAS card with you all and its Yummy too :)

Used Textured card stock as my card base and created the loosely water colored strip with Distress ink then stamped the greeting Happy Birtday n Party on it ,tried to achive tone on tone look It was good only if I had not stamped with green ;)Stamped the cute images on watercolor paper,I did reverse stamping for the cup cake image.Colored them with watercolor pencils,gelatos and fussy cut them.

Adhered them on the base and finished with hand written sentiment. I also added some Washi Tape . (Thanks Yvonne ).

Supplies used :
Stamp : Stampendous clear Stamp Merry Muffins
Distress inks : Salty oceans
Archival Ink - jet Black
Camlein Watercolor pencils
Mix and Match Gelatos - Pink
Black marker
Washi Tape

Linking it to :
STAMPlorations : Monthly sketch Challenge #35


 Create Something Catchy Challenges : # 15 CAS cards (I was inspired by colors and the yummy dessert)


Scrapping for fun : #44 Birthday 


Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog : #120 Anything goes 

8 Jun 2015


Heat Embossed and water colored Sunflowers

Hello friends ! I have a simple watercolored card to share with you .

Started by heat embossing the sunflowers on watercolor paper and then colored them using DIs and water color pencils.Adhered the panel on textured black card stock and finished off with handwritten "hello"

Supplies used :
Stamp : STAMPlorations - Sketched Sunflower
Distress Inks : Salty Oceans ,mustard seed
Camlien Watercolor pencils : Brown ,black

Linking it to :
Water color blog hop hosted by Pretty Pink Posh

Beyond Grey Challenges :  #69 Cards Only
Sister Act Card Challenge : # 109
STAMPlorations : Anything Goes Challenge