Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Challenge #67 Winners

Hello everyone,

          Chirali here today with the winners for our last Challenge #67 Geometric  .! We had so many fabulous entries last month and we loved each and every creation. Without further ado, Here are our top 3..

The perfect triangle background with shaker triangle portion and embossed sentiment.!!

Richa Maurya
A beautiful tent card with gorgeous pot steals the show.!

Wei Wei Wang
Amazing blast of colours you will find!

And the winner is.....

A perfectly designed card for this challenge. It's just so neat and clean and yet such gorgeousne

Fabulous work Rahmat.


Grab your badges Here
Rahmat,  please write to to claim your prize.

A big thank you to all who joined us in this challenge and we sure hope you would join us again in our Current challenge too.! 

Chirali. :)

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Christmas card in classic colors

Hello everyone,
     Riswana here with you today. Christmas spirit is in the air and we have a challenge exactly based on that. Find all the details about Challenge #68 Here. I am sharing a christmas card in classic colors of red, green and gold.

I stencilled the base with distress inks (festive berries, mowed lawn) through wood grain stencil used in a plaid fashion. I drew the bow with Brustro fine liner pens and colored with Zig clean color real brush pens. I went straight with the markers and didn't use water to retain the intensity of the colors.

Used Uniball Gold alcohol marker to draw in the gold details. Added few highlights with uniball signo white gel pen. Finally heat embossed the greeting with Ranger superfine Gold embossing powder.

Hope you liked it. Don't forget to link your creations on our current challenge Here.
Create. Have fun.

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Challenge #68 - 'RGG'


Hope you all are doing well and must be busy with another festive season coming up. :)

This is Chirali here with a brand new Challenge #68 - RGG, RGG refers to Red-Green-Golden, yes, a colour specific theme. These are the colours of Christmas and it's already a Christmas month.

So Rules specific to this challenge:

1. Incorporate Red-Green-Golden in your cards. Cards with only these colours are preferable.
2. Only Cards and Layouts are allowed.

Also, please take a minute to read the general rules and guidelines Here.

Here is my card for this colour specific challenge:

A pop-up card. Let me tell you that we have a Wedding season too in India now-a-days and red-green are meant to be the wedding colours too so I have made this card for welcoming a new bride Home. Isn't it cool to welcome someone with such love? :)

Some closeups:

Hope you liked them. Link your creations based on the theme in the inlinkz below.
Looking forward to see what you come up with.

Chirali. :)

Supplies used:
1. Petaloo Fancy Trims Crochet Lace Paprika

Link your creations here.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

'Challenge #67- Geometric' Inspirational Cards

Hello people.

Chirali here with the last post of this month, a quick inspirational post for those who missed the challenge or want to enter with some No-time cards.

So here are mine, an easy to make cards:

A hard base card which can be used as a folio too, some layers of patterned papers in different shapes and you are done after adding half pearls, lace and twine.

A similar kinda card with paper rosette as it's main attraction. I have used washi tapes too in this one.

A closeup of the center of both cards. Those flowers are the stickers from my stash and butterflies have been punched with Martha Stewart butterfly punch.

That's it for the day. Waiting for you to enter the challenge with your beautiful creation.

To enter into the ongoing Geometric Challenge, click here.

Chirali. :)

Supplies used:

Friday, 25 November 2016

Challenge #67 Highlights


Chirali here! Our ongoing challenge is Geometric and we have some amazing etries so far. 
You can find all the details about this challenge Here and PLEASE do take a minute to read the GENERAL guidelines Here. It's really heartbreaking for us to disqualify your beautiful entries for not adhering to those simple rules.!! We accept only blog links and not through other social media.

Here are some of the entries we have which are beautiful:

Some inspirational cards from our DTs:

Detailed post Here 

Detailed post Here

So what are you waiting for? Link your creations based on the theme and  get a chance to win a bag of goodies. :)

Chirali. :)

Monday, 21 November 2016

Home decor with scrap Pattern Papers

Hello everyone,
        Riswana here. Today I have a home decor project based on November Challenge theme - GEOMETRIC. It's a cards only challenge but I hope you will find the technique interesting. Here's the Paper tile mosaic art!

1. Take a chipboard panel of the desired size. Apply heavy gesso with a palette knife in multiple coats.

2. After it has dried completely, draw a faint outline of the focal point with a pencil, This is a very rough guide to know the placement of colors.

3. Cut scrap pattern papers into random geometric shapes. I've used the Incredible India paper pack scraps which I used for my previous projects.

4. Paste the different pieces at random angles and leaving spaces in between using matte gel medium. This is very helpful as the glue doesn't show after it dries.

5. Apply glossy accents over individual tiles. A precision tip applicator can make the work super easy.!

Here are some close-up shots after it has dried. The gloss is simply gorgeous and the paper pieces look like real tiles .!

I wanted the flower to pop up more. So added some black color inside the flower area.

Finally mounted on a cardboard frame and we are done :)

This technique is versatile and can be used in a variety of projects and also a great way to use up the pattern paper scraps. Hope you liked it.  

Do join us in our current challenge and link your cards Here.

C ya all very soon.
Create. Have fun.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Warm wishes- one stamp set, three cards.

Hello everyone!

Today I have three cards to share that I made using a single stamp set and some patterned papers.

Karuna, super generously sent a couple of 'Waffle flower' stamp sets to me last month and I hadn't got a chance to use the cute little 'warm wishes' stamp set till now. I decided to put it to use a couple of days ago and the results as you would see are cute!

For the first card, I first made that cool looking background that I hoped would remind you all of coffee! :) I'm planning to do a small video tutorial to show how I made it, so, I am not explaining about it here. I layered inked panel on a piece of patterned paper and mounted everything on a card base. I heat embossed the images on vellum and adhered it on the panel.

For this card, I did some masking and stamped small floral images on the cup. Coloured the images with zig markers, fussy cut and adhered the coloured image on a piece of vellum and heat embossed the sentiment. To finish it off, I layered the vellum on a pretty patterned paper and assembled on the card base. I also heat embossed the sentiment in red.

For the last card, instead of using a store bought patterned paper, I made my own by randomly stamping the image repeatedly in grey ink. I also stamped an image in black ink on a piece of cardstock, fussy cut it and adhered it on a piece of vellum. Assembled the panels on a kraft colored cardstock.

Supplies used-
Warm wishes stamp set by Waffle Flower Crafts.
Life is beautiful 6x6 paper pad by Fancy Pants.

There was an error in this gadget