Sunday 1 September 2013

Lulupu Challenge #16: Stamp & Colour + Emboss aaaannddd some news...


This is Varshitha here, and I am sooo excited to reveal this brand new challenge... Oh yeah the title says it well, but before we announce the challenge details, here's the news...

From this month onwards, we'll be hosting not one, but TWO challenges EVERY MONTH. That means twice as much fun and twice as much chance of winning some goodies. :D :D

The first challenge will run from the 1st till 15th of every month, whereas the second will be on from 16th till 30th/31st of the month. Yaaayy!! :)

So this months fortnight's challenge is....
Challenge #16 - Stamp & Colour + Emboss

Here's what you have to do to win this challenge...

Challenge #16 - Qualification Guidelines 
{General Guidelines - here}

1. Create a Card that includes stamping and colouring. This can be done on characters, objects, critters, background, anything in the card. To make this easier, choose outline stamps instead of solid stamps. That will allow a lot of opportunity for you to colour the stamped images.

2. Use embossing on your project. You can use dry embossing with embossing folders, or heat embossing, whatever you find easier and are comfortable with. We will allow them both.

3. We will accept only Cards for this challenge.

4. Please note that the Inlinkz for this challenge will close on September 15, 2013 at 11:55 PM IST.

The winner for this challenge will get a voucher worth INR 500 to shop at the Lulupu Store! :D

Now, let's see what I have come up with.

Coloring is so new to me, that I was kind of stuck at this point, but my new distress markers made me to do it. You know they are awesome...  I kind of wanted to give an Indian and doodle feel to the card so thought this stamp would be so apt for it. Doesn't look like Rangoli? :P 

And I am happy that I found a matching sentiment stamp in my stash.. and of course the flowers add a great touch to it... 


The Background is stamped, heat embossed and colored with markers and pearlised. I embellished it with seam binding ribbon, mulberry flowers, pins and rhinestones. And completed it with a heat embossed sentiment on a vellum strip.  WOW Done.... 

Hope you liked my card, waiting to see what you create for this challenge. I know its a real fun & easy challenge this time.. So what are you waiting for??? Grab your stamps, colouring & embossing tools and get crafting!! ;)

Here's the list of products used to make this card..

Happy Crafting!!!



  1. Wao Varshitha!..What a beautiful card!..Totally love the background, embossing and the coloring you have done..And what a fabulous challenge ...Hope I can participate this time! :)

  2. Very beautiful card with pretty colors n lovely embossing !

  3. Wow that is a great news for all of us..pretty card with very soft it..will link up my card soon !!

  4. looking forward to contest this time :))))

  5. Amazing !! this is a gr8 news that now lulupu has come up wid fortnightly challenges... this will give us chance to craft more and win more... wonderful inspiration... :)

  6. very pretty card with lovely embossing.

  7. Hi Varshitha,

    Thanks for inspiring us more !!! The card is so beautiful.

    I just wanted to know which stamp set you used ?

  8. thats great new and a lovely presentation varshita

  9. Are digi stamps allowed for this challenge ?

  10. Such a beautiful card, Varshitha. And an awesome challenge :)

  11. Lovely Challenge Varshitha!
    I am way to naive when it comes to to such beautiful crafting techniques but looking forward to participate in this challenge with my creation.

    - Rohini from

  12. This card is so beautiful. The colors are very soft. The bright flowrrs increases the beauty.

  13. beautiful card. can you please tell me if my card qualifies, i stamped ,heat embossed and colored the background.


  14. So pretty card...inspired me to get to some work...
    submitted my entry...its heat embossed, stamped, distressed and added little watermark effect also using my stencil

  15. Such a pretty card Varshitha...
    Thanks for a fun challenge !!

  16. beautiful card varshitha. Thanks nikitha for clearing my doubt and hopefully my entry qualifies now with this new card.

  17. Barely made it to the challenge finally :)


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