June 27, 2016

Sizzix / Itsy Bitsy / Floral Wreath

Hello everyone! Today I'm so happy that I'm doing a guest post for on of my favourite online stores in India - Itsy Bitsy. They are having a fun challenge for you where you are supposed to create any project with a die or an embossing folder from Sizzix. So here is my sweet contribution for them!

Please head over to the blog for more details about this card and I hope you would join the fun :)

Thank you so much for stopping by! Take care and I will see you soon :)

Stamping with Distress Inks

Hello everyone! Good morning to you all. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend, just to kick off the Monday blues I'm here sharing a very quick card made for Lawnscaping Challenge: Distress Maniacs. I literally used what I had on my desk, no plan, no designing and no sketching, I just went with the flow! And I had to admit that I had so much fun while making this card :)

I LOVE masking technique! It's really a stress buster and it sharpens your mind also, so when you are bored or when you feel like your mojo is gone, try this technique and I promise you'll be back to your normal may be sometimes a little more creative than expected! :p


I stamped and masked all the images from Stuck on you and Toboggan Together with Distress Inks - Spiced Marmalade, Peeled Paint, Peacock Feathers, Vintage Photo, Picked Raspberry and Festive Berries. I masked all the images and rubbed Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink on to the background. This created so much texture and interest to the card. I, then flicked some splatters of distress inks, I love adding tiny droplets of ink on my cards! And finally stamped the sentiment with Black Soot Distress Ink. And for the finishing touch I drew along the stamped images with a black permanent marker and stamped a few hearts and distressed the panel with a pair of scissors and dabbed the Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink.

And that finishes the card for today. I hope you like it. Thank you so much for stopping by, take care and I will see you soon :)

June 23, 2016

Sizzix / Modern One Layer Cards

Hello everyone! I'm up on Sizzix.co.uk blog sharing two 'Modern One Layer Cards' along with a video. I hope you would visit the blog for more details!

The Sizzix.co.uk products I used are

Here is the video from start to finish! Enjoy :)

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Entering this card for Virginia's View Challenge #22 (Summer Challenge)

Thank you! Take care and I'll see you soon :)

June 21, 2016

Sizzix/ Bear Softee

Hello everyone! Do you love teddy bears or bear softees? When I was a little girl, I had a few but I never played with them! I had many Barbie dolls - my sissy and I had great memories with dolls. We used to sit in a corner, arrange the doll house and play, sometimes we give bath and comb hair.. LOL! I know you guys also had the same memories! But now as we grew up, my nieces (3 1/2 & 2 1/2 years) are doing the same! And now it's time to make dolls for them and I think this Bear Softee is a perfect choice! ;)

When I first saw the 'Bear Softee from Sizzix' I was in love with it because I can make dolls not only for my nieces but also for other kids. I encourage you to check this Sizzix Bigz Plus Die - Bear Softee Item #660888. It is so versatile, you can absolutely create any critter out of it! Though I'm a avid card maker I was able to make around 6 softees!! Can you believe it? It is very easy, you know! You can check my posts by here and here! Anybody can make it!

The Sizzix.co.uk products I used are

1. Sizzix Big Shot Plus Machine Only (White & Gray) Item #660020
2. Sizzix Bigz Plus Die - Bear Softee Item #660888

I'm not very good at sewing but I love how this softee turned out!! You can check the making of this softee here.

I recycled an old t-shirt to make this softee! :)

I hope you like it. Thank you so much for stopping by, take care and I will see you soon :)

June 16, 2016

Sizzix - Reverse Die-cutting with Funky Flamingo + Video

Hello everyone! Flamingos are so trendy right now! I see them every where in the blog land. so I'm up on Sizzix.co.uk blog with this funky card. :) Please visit the blog for more details!

The Sizzix.co.uk products I used for my project are

I have also made a card processing video where you can watch how I put this card together



This time between Clare from the UK and Kitty from the Netherlands where they each created projects with the owl die from our essentials range. People can vote for their favourites on our posts on facebook and twitter.

Thank you so much for stopping by. Take care and I will see you soon :)

June 12, 2016

Cute Father's Day Card with Happy Little Stampers!

Hello everyone! Welcome back to another video for Happy Little Stampers. In this video I'm going to show you how to create a 'Cute and Fun Father's Day Card'! Why always make some rustic and manly cards for Dad? Dads are cute, they need some sweet and pretty stuff too :p What do you say?


Making this card was very simple! For the panel... I purposefully used the tag die from Sizzix Framelits Die Set 8PK - Tag Collection instead of Rectangular die because I need that embossed part on all four sides. If I had used the rectangular die, it might not fit in the card and I wouldn't be able to achieve the look that I wanted! (You can see in the video what I'm blabbering about)

I love creating little scenes on my cards! The little scenes sure would bring a smile on someone's face! After masking and ink blending the scene with Peeled Paint and Broken China distress inks I added droplets of water. The distress inks does reacts with water and create a nice texture on your card and this would definitely add something to your card.

The elephant from Birthday Friends stamp set is really very cute! I colored the image with Black Soot and Spun Sugar Distress Inks. Water-coloring with distress ink is very easy but you need to practice a little before starting the actual project. I'm not very good with water-colours, I stand a mile away from this but I like try once in a while ;) I added some shimmer with Wink of Stella clear glitter pen. Can you see the shimmer? Love it!

Once everything was adhered I felt something was missing in the card so I added a few yellow sequins from Lawn Fawn. I think the yellow color matches perfectly with the blue and green colors! I stamped the sentiment from the same Birthday Friends Stamp Set. I just wanted to add a sentiment on the inside of the card too so I used 'happy' from Mix Mash and 'Father's day' from Everyday Sentiments.

I'm sharing a video on how I put this card together. You can watch it HERE or at my YouTube Channel. If you like the video please give it a thumbs up, share it with your friends and also don't forget to subscribe to my channel.

Entering this card for Simon Says: Father’s Day/For A Guy

Overall this is a very simple card. And I hope you would give this a try! Thank you so much for stopping by. Take care and I will see you soon! :)

June 9, 2016

Sizzix - Unusual Water-Coloring with an Embossing Folder + Video

Hello everyone! Today is my turn to post a project at Sizzix.co.uk blog. I recently got my Chapter 2 goodies from Sizzix and I'm in love with them! So many gorgeous dies, but there was one embossing folder called 'Rose Vines' designed by Brenda Walton, stole my heart at the very first glance. :)

The technique I used is very simple! Apply the paints in to the grooves of the embossing folder and run it through the Big Shot Plus Machine. This gives a beautiful result. I highly recommend you to use paints to inks. They give a firm and crisp impression with an artistic look! Do not panic when it comes to cleaning of the embossing folder. You can wipe it off with a baby wipe or a wet cloth or with tap water, it's very easy - you know!

I'm sharing a video tutorial showing how to create an Unsual Water Color Backgroung with Embossing Folders and also how to put this card together. Watch it below or on my YOUTUBE CHANNEL  
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The Sizzix.co.uk products I used for my project are

I hope you liked it. Take care and bye!

June 7, 2016

Skipping Stones Design - Day 7, Blogs 4 Boobies!

Hello everyone! Finally, I'm so happy that I made a couple of cards for a really good cause! I'm so happy to be a part of the Skipping Stones Design's for Blogs for Boobies. :)This is a one-of-a-kind-blog (hop) bounce! Every card/project that is participating in the “blogs 4 boobies” blog bounce is up for auction!  All of the money raised through the silent auction, on our blogs, will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Skipping Stones Design is also donating $2 to the cause for EVERY stamp set sold during June 1st-14th.  

You should have arrived here from the Skipping Stone's blog!

I used the cute Sassy Cats for my projects today!

I made two cards and I hope you like them and these cards were inspired by Dawn's Wplus9 video

Card Making Process

Take a standard sized Neenah Solar White Cardstock and ink blend the background with Spun Sugar and Spiced Marmalade Distress Inks. Then add tiny splatters of black paint. Then stamp on the Cats on to some heavy weight white card stock and water-color the images with Brush Pen Markers. Stamp the sentiment on to a strip of black card stock with White Chalk ink, fussy cut the cats and adhere everything on to the card base. And for the final touch, add Wink of Stella clear glitter pen for the cats and sequins around the sentiment! :)

How to Place a Bid on my Card:

Step #1

In the comment section of THIS POST, type in the dollar and cents amount of what you are willing to pay for the card/project. We recommend a starting bid of $5 or more. Remember your bid includes shipping as well as the card/or project. 100% of the money your bid will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Step #2

Next to your $ bid please type in your email address. During a silent auction bidders sign their name next to their bid. Typing your email address is the electronic equivalent of signing your bid. Also it will help me contact you if you are the highest bidder.

Step #3

Watch and wait.
Once you have entered your bid/comment sit back and wait. If someone out bids you then you may bid again. Bidding will continue until noon Pacific time on June 8.  

The "Winner of the Auction" Will be the highest bid (that includes an email address)in the comment section of the blogs 4 boobies post at the end of the silent auction. The blogger/designer will declare who has won the silent auction. Skipping Stones Design will send you an invoice for your donation/bid ammount. Please pay that invoice as soon as possible, so I can get the card in the mail to you.

Other Way to Help Raise Money

1. You can help by Shopping!
For every stamp set that you purchase during June 1st through the 14th SSD will donate $2 to the Komen Foundation. Stamping and shopping that you can feel good about! 

2. You can help by Telling Your Friends!
Help us spread the word about "blogs 4 boobies" the more people that know, the more money we can raise!!!

This is final day of a 7 day hop - In case you get lost along the way, the complete hop listing is over on the Skipping Stones Design blog.

June 2, 2016

Creating Flowers and Leaves with Sizzix Heartfelt Bigz Die and Easy Water-coloring with Brush Pen Markers + Video

Hello everyone! It's Thursday! that means, it's my turn to post a project at Sizzix.co.uk blog!
I have come up with a different thought inspired by one of my old cards, creating leaves and flowers using Sizzix Heartfelt Bigz Die by Timholtz. There are so many hearts in this die but I chose only two types of hearts from the die! I have also used Camlin Brush Pen Markers to watercolor the die-cuts and it is one of the quickest and easiest ways to color your die-cuts!

I have also made a card processing video for you! If you like the video give it a thumbs up and also don't forget to subscribe to the channel.

The Sizzix.co.uk products I used for my project are 

You can view my full post with details and still shots by clicking here


You can check how Anna Draicchio has created some lovely projects showing the Tim Holtz Heartfelt die by clicking here

Thank you so much for stopping by. Take care and I will see you soon! :)

June 1, 2016

Baby Card

Hello friends! It's been a while since I played along with any of the challenges. When I first saw the challenges at CASology WEEK 200: CAS + BLOG CANDY, Congratulations on the milestone. Hope you get many more! and Lulupu June Challenge - Celebrating Babies, I was like.. yeah! why not squeeze in some time to make a card these challenges. You know, I'm not into crafting these days! Only fulfilling my DT commitments because I'm having very bad wrist and I need to see the doctor immediately. I thought the pain killers will reduce the pain but it is getting worse day after day! But some how I managed to make this card and the card + video for Sizzix which will be published tomorrow!  


  • Take a piece of white card stock and apply water here and there with a paint brush
  • Then take Memento Fire Work Spray In Paris Dusk, spray it on to the acrylic block and dab the ink on to the water with a paint brush
  • The ink flows by itself into the water creating an interesting back ground.
  • Let the panel dry and then add tiny white splatters of paint with a small paint brush
  • While the panel was drying, one of my favourite things is to do is doodling/adding any handmade element to my project. So I went ahead and drew the branch and colored it with Camlin Brush Pen in Black (a lovely gift from a lovely friend) and added Clear Wink of Stella Pen for some shimmer
  • Then I punched out a few stars from a Golden Card stock and adhered the branch and stars with glue and foam tape respectively
  • Then for the string thing, I drew a line with Silver Gel Pen
  • Finally stamped the sentiment from Hero Arts with Archival Jet Black Ink and added tiny dots all over the panel with silver gel pen
  • For the finishing touch I added a strip of Gold Foiled Washi Tape at the bottom of the panel and adhered the water colored panel on to the card base with some foam tape

And also I'll be entering this card for Create A Smile 'Favourite' Challenge. I don't own any of their stamps but I would love to get some in future ;)

The photos didn't do any justice to the card, I took these pictures in the evening, was so cloudy today! But this card is very cool in real life. :) I hope you liked the card. Thank you so much for stopping by. Take care and I'll see you soon :)