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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Grow with all your heart!

Hey peeps, I am back after many days. Both crafting and blogging has become very sporadic nowadays.
As of yesterday all the exams are finished and we get the report cards on the 30th to officially finish this academic year.
Kids have already got their schedules for the next year, so report cards are just to show how they did on their final exams. As suspected both my kids ended up in the same Math class😅, and they were not happy about it, so I had to write to the counselor to move one of them to a different class, and thankfully they did and its all good now!

Ok to the card now, I used the freebie from Inspired by Stamping, it is in the latest Newsletter. I used Staedtler's Marsgraphic duo 3000 brush markers to add color using a water brush. I had used 3 shades of pink, 1 orange, 1 yellow, and  4 shades of green to color the image.
I fussy cut the image to add to the card, the sentiment is also part of the freebie. I also added some wink of stella to the flower.
I used a striped stencil and inked it up using black soot distress ink and added some splatters using a shimmery silver water paint. I then arranged the flower and sentiment, the sentiment is edges with a shimmery maroon strip. A few jewels to finish off.








Linking this with:

Moving Along the times
English country garden

Crafts Galore Encore challenge

Allsorts Challenge
Flower Power

Simon Monday Challenge
Stencil it


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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Gerbara

Hey all I am up on Uniko blog with some inspiration.

I am sharing these 2 cards there, please hop over to read more about it.

Linking this with:
TIME OUT Challenge
There is plenty pf green and pink in the picture, so joining in with that


HLS Anything Goes with Dies


Shopping our stash
Joining in with the pink flowers

Addicted to CAS
Happy for you also means cheers, interpreting in another way than a drink cheers ;)


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Linking this with:

Crafting with friends
Anything Goes

The Flower Challenge



Addicted to stamps and more
Stamped, and used die cuts to show my mark here.


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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Calling all Sistahs Challenge - #2

Hey all, its the 18th meaning our new challenge starts at Calling All Sistahs.
We have  a lovely inspiration today!

I simply went with the color swatches and went in and sponged the inks in the same colors by masking. I added splatter using a white water paint.
Then I used Pretty Posies on vellum and heat embossed in white, and fussy cut to add to the front. The sentiment is also from the same set, ans a few sequins from Pretty Posh CAS line.
I edges one side with a chipboard strip and added the front to a black textured base, and rounded one corner to finish off.
Oops, almost forgot to mention about the jewels added to the flower centers.




Linking this with:
Addicted to stamps and More
 

WOW Embossing Powder challenge

The Flower Challenge
 

Simon Wednesday Challenge
Emboss it

addcted-to-stamps-challenge
Flowers


Do drop by the Challenge blog to see more inspiration from the DT.

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Textures thanks

Happy weekend everyone!
Today not my usual style card.
I am up with a mixed media card attempt.


I chose a pale green textured base, ans a white front to start.
I used many shades of DI in green to sponge on the white front. Then used a stencil to so some ghosting, followed by a bamboo stencil and embossing paste to add the texture.
Once it was dry, I used Uniko's Natures treasure, and round and round stamps to stamp the leaves in the BG in shades of green and using the velvet rose ink.
Then I stamped and embossed the Thanks also from Uniko and added color using a Marsgraphic marker, and fussy cut the letters and added diagonally, just to add interest. I edged the front with a maroon glitter paper and added to the base.

Linking this with:

Take it Make it
Anything Goes with stamping

Addicted to stamps and more



Alphabet challenge
Give Thanks

Simon Monday Challenge
Touchy feeling

Simon Wednesday Challenge
 Emboss

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Calling All Sistahs

Hey all it's the 17th, and we have the reminder post for you all wonderful sistahs for self check against breast cancer.


I have made a shaker using the Hope ribbon and Powerful words sets
I stamped the ribbon in pink ink from Altenew and then the floral hot air balloon top part only in Lawn fawn hippo ink in a random fashion.
Then I used MT rectangle die cuts to cut out a frame using a hot pink card stock. This time I added vellum for the shaker. The sequins are the limited addition Pretty Posh sequins fro Calling all sistahs line.
I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment on the vellum.





Linking this with:
Moving along with the times
Joining in with heat embossing

WOW Embossing Powder Challenge
Embossing on the vellum

Curtain call
Joining with the colors


Addicted to stamps and more


Simon Wednesday Challenge
Emboss


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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Life is a beach

Good morning/day peeps, half of the month already, and another 2 weeks to go to finish off the academic year, and then 2 months of summer holidays. But I don't think we are going away anywhere, maybe a short getaway somewhere close.
Both kids being in high school, and my son need to do lots of Prep for SAT's and he is also going to do volunteer work at school during the summer in July.
Daughter is doing Physics online, this is an additional course which she wants to do for next year for her grade 11, she is already doing her grade 11 Math this year, did I ever mention that she is already an year ahead in her school year since grade1?
There is a chance that both brother and sister might end up in the same Math class for grade 12 next year, since she is advanced in Math.... I don't want to picture that 😅 Both of them aren't really looking forward to that, neither am I ;)

Ok enough of my household stories!
Now to the card, I have used the freebie from Inspired by Stamping, which I got in the recent Newsletter.
It is a card front, so I just printed it off, and used Marsgraphic markers with water brush and inks to add color, adhered to the base, and added a chipboard to the edge, and that's it.



Linking this with:

Make My Monday Challenge
At the beach

Tuesday Throwdown
For the men

Love to Scrap Challenge
Boyz rule

Addicted to stamps and more


Cupcake Inspiration 
 I have used some of the colors with a waterbrush to add color



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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Lace Dress

Hello blogger peeps, I am up with a super simple card today. I was inspired by CASology challenge, and when I was done making, I realize that it fits well with many other as well




Tuesday, June 13, 2017

I love you DAD

Hey all, hope everyone is doing great! After bombarding my blog and Instagram with cards on Sunday 😅,  I am back today with a simple card. Well couldn't help it as both posts wee for DT inspirations and it just worked out that way!
I have used Paper Smooches Light house die cut and Sweet hearts stamps for this card.
I used a blue starry Pattern Paper from Doodle bug to die cut the light house, then I used a textured red card stock to cut another die cut, and did the inlaid technique.
I sponged some clouds on the base card, and then positioned the lighthouse, and sponged the light using Hero Arts Neon ink Sunshine, by masking the card around.
I added a stitched rectangle frame around from MFT, I did cut out the frame, so that the light goes through all the way without interruption. Stamped the sentiment on the yellow light, and added an outlined heart sticker for LOVE.
I then added some gold stickers alphabets for DAD, and few jewels,  to finish off I added some wink of stella to the white parts of the light house..






Linking this with:

City Crafter Challenge blog 
Frame it



Dies R Us Challenge
Masculine

HLS June Anything Goes with Dies


Muse
Inspired by the lovely yellow and the fathers day theme of Tracey's card


Paper Smooches June Challenge
 

STAMPlorations June CAS Challenge
 

Simon Wednesday Challenge
 Masculine

Mod Squad Challenge



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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Uniko - Revists Originally Organics - Giveaway

Hey all, it is revist month at Uniko and we are looking back at the previously released set - Originally Organics.
You all have a wonderful chance to hop and win this lovely set!

I love this set a lot, and I always go for the creepers look for my cards.
I had used used the leaves only here today fort his card. I stamped and colored using the Marsgraphic markers, picking color using a water brush.
Then I used my ScanNcut to cut the leaves. Actually, I am still waiting for the die cuts for this set to arrive, Bev had posted but the mail is taking its own time to get here.


Then I used the flowers from 2 different set background vine additions and some bunny set, to stamp in pink and purple ink, in a scattered way.
I stamped the sentiment in pink and added the panel using a foam adhesive.
The front panel is framed with a textured purple card and added to the base. A few purple jewels to finish off.
 Linking this with:

Fun day Friday Challenge
Anything Goes

Pinspirational challenge
 Inspired by the green and flowers

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For my second card I chose a yellow base, it's bit bright but the weather is so bright here that I might have subconsciously picked it up😉. I had added some horizontal white stripes using a card stock. Here I have used only one set of leaves and flower, and stamped in green and colored using the Marsgraphic markers, and then did partial fussy cutting by drawing a line to guide me.
Colored the flowers using the zig clean color brush and fussy cut to add using foam adhesive.
Stamped the sentiment at the bottom of the card, and a few jewels to finish off.


Linking this with:
The Flower Challenge



Addicted to stamps challenge
Flowers

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 For my third card I had used white and green bases.
I stamped the image in green distress ink, and used Marspgraphic markers to add color.
Then I used a brick stencil from winnie&walter to lightly sponge using hickory DI. Stamped the sentiment, and few sequins from CrafTangles added to finish off. I had also added glossy accents to the flower buds.




Linking this with:

TIME OUT Challenge
Inspired by the colors


Through the craft room door
 Anything Goes


Here is the hop order to follow:

Rahmat.......you are here

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