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Being Thankful!

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Hey friends!
The year is coming to a close and we have a fresh year to look forward to. I wish to take thsi moment to pause and thank all those who made my crafting journey possible. Family, friends, relatives, co workers, supportes, you awesome blog readers and finally self. Thanks a lot for the belief and hopefully I create better things in the coming year.

I wanted a way to express this and also share it woth others using a simple means of expressions. So I came up with the bunch of tags below.

These bunch were taken off before the blink of an eye actually!
I cut tags of size 2X3 inches from various colored cardstocks and stamped a "I am Thankful For" note on all of them using my Impresso Stamping tool . That is as simple fo that.

I am sure the recipents will love the token of gratitude!!!


Hope you loved this project :)

Love
Uma

Merry Christmas!!!

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Jingle Bells all the way and it is the time of year I miss my school and Christmas festivities a lot!!!
Hello friends!

Wishing you all a merry Christmas and happy new year. There are a couple of Christmas cards lined up and here is the first one :)


I stamped the holly tree which is close to 6 inches tall on a white cardstock using Ranger Archival Black Ink and colored using watercolors the leaves and berries. I sponged some lime green chalk ink on the entire tree and cut it out as a triangle.
I then stamped the sentiment in Red cardstock and fuzzy cut it out and adhered to the tree.
I wanted to give a night background to this. So I sponged some Peacock feathers, Blue chalks and tuxedo black inks to give a light sponged effect. Finally added some stars using Signo White Gel pen.

These gorgeous stamps are from CraftyScrappers!

Linking this to the following challenges.

Paru's Card making Challenge: Christmas
Craftyscrappers: Christmas Excitement

Path Of Postivity Challenge #42 Friendship : DT Delight

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Hey there!
A fantastic recognition today. I am selected as the DT pick for the Challenge #42 Friendship on the Path of Positivity Challenge. Here is my winning entry. Thank you Suze for icking my creation.






Do head over to the POP blog here to view the other top picks.
You can also visit the original post here

Here are the other DT delights alongside me.



Head over and leave some love fellas!

I am in Hog Heaven!!! Feat. MFT stencils and stamps

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Hey there!
It is the last month of the year and all around the world there is this festive cheer of Christmas and the upcoming year. Will all that jubilation I have a fun and cute card to share with you all today. Here it is!

I have used the MFT Mixables Paisley stencil with Mementonto Tuxedo black ink an create a background here. Once done, I took a MDF chipboard cutout and painted it white using Camlin Texture Paste. I adhered it onto the centre to define a main focal point. Then I stamped the flying pig from the "Hog Heaven" stmapset from MFT. The sentiment goes perfectly with the image. I simply colored over the image using watercolor pencils.


Finally added a couple of flowers for dimension.
Supplies:

MFT Mixables Paisley StencilMFT Hog Heaven stamp setMemento Tuxedo Black InkRanger Archival Black InkFaber Castell watercolor pencilsFlowersMDF ChipboardGesso/Texture Paster

Entering this to the following challenges:
Freshly Made Sketches #265:
Inspiration Destination #114
Bit…

Shine Bright!

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Hey, friends!
I am sharing a bright card today. Here it is first!


I wanted to create this piece as tags first and layer them on top of each other. But then, it struck me that it would do well as a one layer card too.  SO I drew out the placements of the tags and stamped some encouraging sentiments from Itsy Bitsy stamps on each of the tags. I used my Impresso stamping tool to get good impressions. Also for the stars, I inked up the stamps in Versa mark and heat embossed with white embossing powder.
I sponged the whole card with various shades of distress ink and blended the whole card.


For the envelope, I made a custom envelope from a pattern paper and it looks so much better rather than being plain old white. What do you all think!

Entering it to the following challenges:

Craft your passion #138 Anything goes:
Country view challenges: Stars

Beautiful butterflies

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Hey fellas, Hope you all had a good thanksgiving :)
It must have been a long weekend for all those folks in the US and the UK and elsewhere who celebrate Thanksgiving :)

Anyways it was a pretty much routine weekend in my place and here is a quick card that I created.



And the envelope

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I love this stamp set absolutely. This is from Mudra and I am totally in love with this one.  it has two beautiful butterflies that I have stamped in mild tones and kept the color palette to a minimum.
The sentiment just adds on nicely and it will be a perfect card for your mom or sister or your girl friends.

Here is the envelope and the back of card stamped with the same set :)

Entering this to the following challenges:

Mudra Create your own background:


Love all!

Fall themed card - Special greetings :)

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Hey friends !
How are you all doing today. Hope you got a chance to look at the shaped card that I did a couple of days back. You can check it out here.

Today I have a fall themed card. I know it is not the season but it feels fresh to include those colors throughout the year and it really helps to add more vibrancy with minimal embellishments. Here it is first!


For the card, I took a kraft card base of 4X6 inches (top folding). I added a mat of papericious naturals paper. This pack has some awesome papers fellas. You should totally check it out. I then added a Itsy Bitsy Color Yoga tag after coloring it with alternates of orange and yellow using sketch pens and smooshed distress inks for the backgrounds. Added a stip of colorful paper and a flower and some jute twine for the tag and assembled it all .

For the sentiment ,I stamped the base using Memento gum drops ink and heat embossed the sentiment from Mudra stamps.

Let me know what you feel about this guys.

I am entering it to the …

You and Me! Shaped Card

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Hey there friends!
It has been a really time since I blogged. Wor and travel have kind of kept things realy bisy.. I am sharing a really simple card that I made for a friend. I have used some new supplies and embellishments that I got and I am totally loving it.
Here it is first for you.



I cut out this card using the Peek-a-boo designs fist tail banner nesting dies on some great mettalic cardstock.
I wanted to keep the embellishments really minimal and throw more focus on the shimmer on the paper. So I clear heat embossed on a die cut that I recieved as a gift using the versafine black ink to get that brilliant effect. I embossed multiple times to get it really shiny.

I added a butterfly and a few tiny roses to add interest.

For the envelope I used a 12X12 pattern paper and created a DIY envelope in the matching size. Here are a few more shots.



Linking this to the below challenges :)
Love to scrap Challenge:

Craft Your Passion Challenges

Love to Create Challenge

Let me know what you thi…

Vintage Shabby Chic style Wall Decor

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Hey Blogger Pals!
I am sharing a mixed media layout/wall decor that I made for a trio of best friends. Here it is first!


This layout depicts the everlasting friendship of three friends from college and I thought what better way to emphasize than to have their names on it.
I have prepped the layout mdf with a coat of Camlin Texture white and stamped the leafy stamps from mudra. I painted over the stamped images using Acrylics. Once done, I added mdf laser cut embellishments of partial gate and corners.
For the name, I used mdf alphas for the first letter and stamped the rest of the name using Mudra Alpha stamps.
To create a messy layout, I distressed the panel with Picked Raspberry DI and stamped some mixed media stamps like scripts and honey comb from Itsy Bitsy, The sentiment stamp on the top is from Craftyscrappers and it adds such a nice touch :)
Finished off the layout with few flowers and leaves (from Hibiscus stamps - Mudra) and added the 'bff' for eternity :)
The back …

Happy Birthday!!

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Hey, there blogger pals :)

I am sharing a fun and simple card today that you can quickly make. One of my first supplies that I got when I started making cards was distress ink Mini kit #1. This kit has some fun colors that blend really well.

For today's card, I used picked raspberry, mustard seed and spiced marmalade to blend into one another in the card, offset to left. Once the blending was done I stamped a circular stamp using picked raspberry ink in random locations.

Finally, I finished off the card using the Happy Birthday sentiment from Mudra and mounted the panel onto Kraft card stock.

Let me know what you think of this fellas!

Supplies:
Distress ink mini kit #1
Sentiments from Mudra
Circular stamp from Itsy Bitsy
Ranger Archival Black
Kraft & white card stock

Entering this to the following challenges:


Pink & Main: #14: Fall or Halloween

Inspiration Destination : ANything goes #106

Oh Heck! I missed your birthday

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Hey there blogger pals :)

I am sharing a fun and simple card today that you can quickly make.
I love washi tapes but never get around to getting them in all colors. But this stampset from Mudra, has 4 washi tape patterns and we can create brilliant patterns in any color that you want now.

I stamped the washi's in an offset diagonal fashion using a few chosen colors. Then I stamped the sentiment which is really fun from Itsy Bitsy and colored then using Kabeer Art watercolor brushes. I mounted the cardstock onto a top folding kraft card stock lined with glitter tape.
I love the outcome. Do let me know how you like it guys!

Supplies:

Washi tape stamp from MudraBirthday stamp from Itsy BitsyKabeer Art Watercolor brush pensMememto gum drops palletRanger Archival BlackGlitter tape.Kraft & white card stock

Entering this to the following challenges:

Mudra Color Palette


Paru's Card Making Challenges: Glitter
Pile it on: #118 Sparkle




Love You! Mini Canvas

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Hey there, fellow crafters :)

Hope you are all doing well. I was recently the DT delight at the Path of Positivity Challenge #40 on the theme "Confidence". Check out the post here and leave by  Diane's blog too.
Today I am sharing a simple mini canvas project that I have made.


I took a mini canvas from Itsy Bitsy and marked off a part of the circle in the corner. For the rest of the area, I painted it blue and the remaining white using acrylic paints. Once dry I wrote the sentiment "Love you to the moon and back" using 3D outliners.
Finished off the canvas using some white splatters. Let me know what you think of this guys.

Supplies Used:

Mini Canvas from Itsy BitsyCamlin Texture WhiteFaber Castell acrylic paints3D outliners

I am entering this to:
Crafting from the heart 
Craft Your Passion:
Stamplorations Mixed Media Challenge: 

See you all in a while!

Love
Uma

Path Of Postivity Challenge #40 Confidence: Top Pick

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Hey there!
A fantastic recognition today. I am selected as the DT pick for the Challenge #40 Confidence on the Path of Positivity Challenge. Here is my winning entry.
Thank you, Katrina and Julie for the pick. I am delighted!

Also, sharing the top spot with me is Diane. Here is what her creation is all about.




You can read more about her creations and other details here.

Thank you Creative Bug for being the sponsors!



Head over to the Path Of positivity Blog for more inspirations!