Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Post 205: CAS Card: Geometry (Hearts)

Hi Friends :)

I'd like to share a Clean and Simple Masculine Card. I have die cut a background die cut (arrows) to create a smaller rectangle and then matted it with a white stitched rectangle. Added back a few blue pieces into the arrow die cut for added interest. Then used a couple of negatives from the arrow die to create the space for the sentiment. These were adhered together to create a parallelogram shape on the card. And 2 hearts were stamped on them. Added a couple of enamel dots to finish off the card.

List of Supplies:

Paper Smooches Die- Retro Arrow
Paper Smooches Stamp-We Adore You
Gina Marie Designs Stitched Rectangle Die
Iris White and Black Cardstock 250 gsm
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Enamel Dots
Snippets of Blue Cardstock
Ranger's Archival Ink- Jet Black

Here is a photograph of the card:






































I am playing along with the following challenges:

Paper Smooches June Challenge : Men (Made a CAS masculine card )



Seven Hills Crafts: June Challenge: Die cut a Die cut


CASe this sketch #226


Uniko Challenge #41- Masculine 
WWC 124- Fiona's Masculine Anything Goes Challenge
Cuttlebug Mania: Fathersday (I've made a masculine cas card and used 2 dies here)


Thanks for your time!
Love reading your precious comments :)
Stay Blessed.


Post 204: CAS Invitation Card

Hi friends :)

Let me start by asking, have you tried distress oxides yet?
If you haven't, please do try. I really love ink blending with them. Since they remain wet for much longer, there is a chance to fix mistakes so that no harsh lines show up. Even if you do not get all the 12 (I didn't get all the 12 either) just get a couple of them to try out the product. It is definitely worth giving a try.

I'd like to share a Clean and Simple Invitation Card. 
I've kept it masculine with the use of the black, white and blue color palette and the images of the buildings. 
This is a top folding A2 size card. 

Synopsis of the Process:

I did masking and ink blending to create the sky and then added the die cut of buildings. 
Adhered 4 bright yellow windows indicating the house where the party is at. 
Stamped the sentiment which reads, "please join us" and added a couple of enamel dots.
The card panel is a stitched rectangle die cut which was adhered to the card base. 

List of Supplies:

Paper Smooches Die- Super 2
Paper Smooches Stamp- We Adore You
Gina Marie Stitched Rectangles Die
Distress Oxide- Broken China
Ranger's Distress Mini Inkpads- Chipped Sapphire
Ranger's Archival Inkpad- Jet Black
Ranger's round blending tool and foams
Enamel Dots
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Masking Tape
Iris White and Black Cardstock 250 gsm
Snippet of Yellow Cardstock

Here is a photograph of the card:







































I am playing along with the following challenges:

Paper Smooches June Challenge : Men (Made a masculine CAS invitation card here)



CASe this sketch #226

CASology #254- House (This is an invitation to a house warming party)

Uniko Challenge #41- Masculine 

WWC 124- Fiona's Masculine Anything Goes Challenge
Cuttlebug Mania: Fathersday (I've made a masculine cas invitation card and used 1 die here)


Thanks for your time!
Love reading your precious comments :)
Stay Blessed. 

Post 203: CAS Card- Musical Birthday Wishes

Hi friends :)

How are you doing? How is the weather in your part of the world? It was very hot in Delhi. But for the past couple of days we have had rains. That has offered us some respite from the heat and lowered the temperatures. I had a few new supplies and in trying out the supplies, I came up with a few Clean and Simple masculine cards. 

First up, is a CAS Masculine Card, this is for a boy who really loves music. The card is a standard A2 size top folding one. I did some ink blending and played with classic masculine colors white, blue and black. I really enjoy that color combination :) 

List of Supplies:

Ranger Dye Inkpad- Blue Ribbon and Caribbean Coast 
Ranger Archival Inkpad- Manganese Blue and Jet Black
Black and Iris White Cardstock 250 gsm
Silver and Blue Sequins
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Ranger's Distress Mini Inkpad- Peacock Feathers
Washi Tape
Corner Rounder

Here is a photograph of the card:

























I am playing along with the following challenges:

Paper Smooches June Challenge : Men (Made a masculine birthday card here for a boy who loves music)



Uniko Challenge #41- Masculine 


Take it Make it June Challenge  (2nd entry here)
All Sorts Challenge 420- Birthday Boy (this is a masculine birthday card)
WWC 124- Fiona's Masculine Anything Goes Challenge
Cuttlebug Mania: Fathersday (I've made a male card and used 1 die here)


Thanks for your time :)
Love reading your precious comments.
Stay Blessed. 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Post 202: Mixed Media Layout- Make Today Amazing

Hi friends :)

I'd like to share a Mixed Media Layout titled Make Today Amazing. The smaller titles read "Live your life" and "Fly". I wanted the layout to convey a warm and summery feel where one can be totally free .

I've created layers, used the color palette of yellow, white and black with touches of pink for contrast. Used water coloring to create the background. Done ink blending (with distress ink and distress oxide) through multiple stencils. Also did background stamping. In the end, finished off with some ink splatter. 

List of Supplies:

Stencils and stamps-
Prima Finnabair Clear Mini Stamp- circles
Prima Finnabair Clear Stamp- Vintage Vanity 2
Prima Mini Stamp- Hello Dear Friend
Tim Holtz stencil- Measured
Icraft Stencil (received with Our Idea Book- India's first art and craft magazine)
Craftyscrappers stencil- The Arrow
Little Birdie Stencil- Feather

Media, Inks and Colors-
Prima Finnabair Heavy White Gesso
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
Camlin Brush Markers
Faber Castell Watercolor Pencils
Ranger's Archival Inkpad- Jet Black
Distress Oxide- Fossilized Amber and Spiced Marmalade
Distress Inkpad- Squeezed Lemonade
Ranger's round blending tool and foams

Other Supplies-
Prima Vintage Clock Die
Tim Holtz Tags Collection Die
Iris White Cardstock 250 gsm
Aqua brush
Black Thread
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Washi Tape
Tim Holtz Ideaology- Chit Chat Stickers
Corrugated Paper

Here are a few pictures of the layout:




































I am playing along with the following challenges:

1. Mixed Media & Art June Challenge (I was inspired by the clock and colors of yellow and black)


2. Berry71Bleu June Challenge (I was inspired by the yellows in the moodboard and the photo of the silhouette photo in the sunset)


3. Mixed Media Place June Challenge (I was inspired by the word light and that picture with the yellow hues and black silhouettes)


Thanks for your time :)
Love reading your precious comments.
Stay Blessed. 

Monday, 19 June 2017

Post 201: Mixed Media ATC (flowers)

Hi Friends :)

Here is wishing you a happy monday and a great week ahead. 

I'd like to share a set of 2 mixed media ATCs (artist trading cards) on the theme of flowers.
These are 2.5 by 3.5 inches in size and a great way to make some small sized art. 
I did watercoloring of the stamped images using zigs and an aqua brush . Added some light stenciling in the background with distress oxides. For added interest, did some doodling with a pen. I wanted the colors to be bright, happy and with a summer feel.

List of Supplies:

Happy Little Stampers stamp- Doodled Flowers
Happy Little Stampers stamp- Especially for you 
Artplorations Stencil- Bloom Boldly
Artplorations Stencil- Retro Circles 
Versafine Onyx Black Mini Inkpad 
Canson watercolor paper 
Black cardstock 250 gsm
Zig clean color real brush markers
Aqua brush
Distress Oxides- fossilized amber and broken china

Here are a few photographs of the ATCs :




















I am playing along with the following challenges:



Stamplorations June Mixed Media Challenge (used 2 artploration stencils here)


Thanks for your time!
Love reading your precious comments :)
Stay Blessed.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Post 200- Mixed Media ATCs (flowers)

Hi Friends :)

How was your weekend ? Mine was quite busy and I squeezed in some time to do some crafting. My niece came visiting after her trip to Dubai and brought me a couple of very cute washi tapes, they have a piano pattern on them. How cute is that? I was thrilled and will treasure them always.

Today, I'd like to share a set of 3 mixed media ATCs (artist trading cards) on the theme of flowers. I used a couple of artploration stencils and did some ink blending with distress oxide to create the background. Then, adhered some die cut flowers and stamped, water colored and fussy cut flower and leaf images. For texture, added some thread. Added some glitter dots with red stickles. Also, did some doodling for added interest. Used Tim Holtz stickers for the titles and in the end finished off with some splatter of white gesso. 

List of Supplies:

Happy Little Stampers Stamp- Doodled Flowers
Cutplorations Die- Trendy Spring Blooms 
Artplorations Stencil- Retro Circles
Artplorations Stencil- Bloom Boldly 
Black cardstock 250 gsm
Versafine Onyx Black Mini Inkpad
Canson Watercolor Paper 
Aqua Brush
Ranger's Distress Oxide Inkpad- Fossilized Amber
Ranger's Round Blending tool tool and foams 
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers
Ranger's Red Stickles 
Thread 
Prima Heavy White Gesso 
Fan Brush
Tim Holtz Idealogy Chit Chat Stickers
Sakura Gelly Roll Pen - White
Tombow Mono Multi Glue 

Here are a few pictures of the ATCs:


















I am playing along with the following challenges:

Stamplorations June Mixed Media Challenge (used 2 artploration stencils here)

Stamplorations June Theme and Sketch Challenge (went with the theme of family)

Stamplorations June Cutplorations Challenge (used a cutplorations die here and was inspired by the color red in the moodboard)

HLS June ATC challenge (flowers)

HLS June Anything Goes with Dies 

HLS June Mixed Media Challenge (added red glitter with stickles)

Stamplorations Anything Goes Challenge 


SSS Monday Challenge- Touchy Feely

Thanks for your time!
Love reading your precious comments :)
Stay Blessed.

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Post 199- Mixed Media Layout: Dance like no one is watching

Hi friends :)

I'd like to share a Mixed Media Layout today. I've created it in the shabby chic style. I added multiple layers to the layout, tore, deckled and distressed the paper. Added texture with prima's modelling paste applied through a stencil. Wanted the natural look so kept the dusty attic chipboards in their natural wooden color to compliment the pinks and whites. Added color, depth and shadows with distress ink and zig markers. Did background stamping with checkered and scripty stamp. Added more texture with gauze and lace; sparkle with sequins and glitter and also used prima die cuts. Stamped the sentiment from a so suzy stamp in versafine ink. The sentiments read, "Don't let people discourage you. Just fluff your tutu and dance away." and "Dance like no one is watching". I love these sentiment as they are very encouraging and positive :) In the end, added some color to the ballerina and adhered half pearls to her tutu. 

List of Supplies:

Basic Supplies & Tools:
Bob N Betty Scrapbook Papers- No One But You
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Tim Holtz Distress Tool
Ranger's round blending tool and foams
Palette Knives

Embellishments:
Dusty Attic Chipboard- deVine Frame set 
Dusty Attic Chipboard- Leafy Flourish#2
Dusty Attic Chipboard - Flutterbies #3
Dusty Attic Chipboard- Bows 
Dusty Attic Chipboard- Page Pebbles #3
Dress My Craft Sequins- White Sunshine 
Ranger's Distress Glitter
Flowers
Half Pearls
Gauze
Lace
Natural Burlap Cord
Buttons

Inks and Mediums:
Prima Finnabair Heavy White Gesso
Prima Finnabair Modelling Paste
Ranger's Distress Ink Victorian Velvet
Versafine Onyx Black Mini Inkpad
Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens
Aqua Brush

Stamps & Stencils:
Prima Finnabair Mini Stamp- Checkered
Mudra Mini Stamp- Old Script
So Suzy Stamps- Fluff your tutu
Tim Holtz Stencil- Dot Fade

Dies:
Prima Parisian Lace Doily Die
Prima Forest Leaves Die

Here are a few photographs of the layout:




























































































































I am playing along with the following challenges:

Dusty Attic June Challenge (I was inspired by both the sketch and the moodboard- all the chipboards used here are DA)













Scrapki-wyzwaniowo -See it in pink
sw-board-6-2017
Mixed Media Place May Challenge (was inspired by the pinks, whites and flowers)
Stamplorations June MM Challenge (used 1 stencil here)

HLS June MM Challenge (added distress glitter)

HLS Anything Goes with Dies


Butterfly Challenge #80 (used both theme +  color : bingo- buttons, butterfly, bows + heather- light lavender in the picture and sentiment)
SSS Monday Challenge- Touchy Feely  (added lots of texture with modelling paste and layers of paper, gauze, embellishments.)
SSS Wednesday Challenge- emboss it (some of the flowers are embossed with a ball embossing tool)
Mixed Media Warriors #17 (was inspired by the pinks and whites)
Mixed Media World #26- anything goes

Thanks for your time :)
Love reading your precious comments.
Stay Blessed.