Count your Rainbows...

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Greetings everyone!!

Hope you all are doing well. Sharing a one-layered card I made yesterday. I recently bought this  stamp set from Inkadinkado -Kid's quotes and have been dying to get them inked ever since. I loved those cute little sayings by young kids and had this card in my mind since quite a few days. Here's the card:--

The Process:-

  • Sponged four different colours of distress and memento inks over the card base
  • Blended the colours a bit , using a wet paintbrush.
  • Added some water splatters and dried those splatters immediately with a tissue paper.
  • After letting it dry completely, stamped the sentiment and added the silver glittery foam hearts.
Quick, simple and sweet ! :)

Linking this one to:

Supplies used:-

cardstock--- Iris Sg cardstock
Inks-- Memento rose bud, Distress inks-- spiced marmalade, squeezed lemon, peacock feathers
Stamp-- Inkadinkado-kid's quotes
Silver glitter washi tape
3D foam adhesive tape

Hope you like it. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me your kind words. 

Gold Embossing

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Hello Friends,

A quick post today. Sharing a card I made for the following challenges:-

1. WCMD 2015- Background building with Shay
2. WCMD 2015--  Use Gold/ metallic with Lydia
.3. Lulupu Challenge-- Embossing 
4. - BGC--- Anything goes 

Here's the card:--

closer view of the gold embossing

The Process :--
1. Sponged the edges of a card panel with Memento dew drop ink-desert sand .
2. Stamped the leaves from Hero Arts- Leaves stamp set with versamark ink and heat embossed it with Enchanted gold embossing powder by Rangers.
3. Stamped a few more leaves and embossed it with white embossing powder.
4. Splattered some black acrylic paint over the embossed panel to add some interest.
5. Stuck a chevron-stamped strip and a gold washi tape over a card base and mounted the embossed panel over it, in such a way, that the chevron strip and the washi tape peek through.
6. Cut out a tag from a white card stock to write my 'Thanks' on , added the twine and the pearls to it and mounted it over the card front using foam tape. 

That's all from my end today. Will be sharing a few cards more very soon. 

Thanks for stopping by and leaving your kind comments. I really, really appreciate them all. :)


You're Rad !

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Greetings !

Thank you so much friends for your kind comments on my previous card that I shared yesterday. Your motivation really keeps me going. :)

Sharing a fun card today inspired by this week's CASology challenge where the cue word is 'Silly'.  The moment I saw this cue word, I knew I wanted to play along. I usually make dreamy, scenic cards but with this challenge, I knew this was a chance to get creative and try my hands at making a cute, fun, 'silly' card. :)

Here's what I came up with :-

Well, this 'madly in love macho man' does appear kind of cute and silly and makes me giggle. :)
This was inspired by the very popular trend of using emoticons. They are everywhere on the social media and applications, isn't it ? So, keeping up with the trends and adding my own 'sillly' add-ons, this one-layered card came into being.

The Process:-
1. Drew a circle on the card base using a yellow colour pencil with a help of a circular stencil.

2. Keeping that stencil still in place, sponged the memento and distress inks in different shades of yellow, so that it somewhat looks like an emoticon.

3. Stamped the spectacles and the moustache from this hot off the press stamp set shown below, using Archival black ink.

4. Stamped the tiny hearts from the Waffle Flower bowtiful stamp set, using memento rose bud ink.

5. To give those spectacles a glimmer, applied versamark ink over the 'glass' area directly with my ink pad and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. You can also use glossy accents for this step if you don't have the embossing tools and powder, the only downside of glossy accents being that they take a long time to dry, whereas clear embossing is quick and effective too.

5. Finally, stamped the main sentiment from the same 'hot off the press' stamp set and also added 'Oh Em Gee' on the inside of the card at the bottom, so that it peeks through and goes with an overall trendy feel of the card.

I think it would make a great 'Dad' card.  Let me know how you like this card. Does it make you giggle too ? :)

Thanks for visiting and leaving me your comments.

Embossed and Sparkly

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Hello Friends !

Sharing a CAS card after quite a long time. Actually it seems like ages, if you ask me !!  About a year ago, I was bubbling with ideas and made at least one card everyday and shared on my blog too!  And here I am now, completely down on mojo, struggling to find time and ideas for making even a single card a week :( Hopefully, I get my mojo back soon.  Does this happen to you as well ? How do you bounce back?

I think the best way to start again is by participating in the challenges. So, I made a card today inspired by Cas-ual Fridays Challenge#144-Tic Tac Toe and Waffle Flower Challenge for October, where the theme is - Embossing and also Lulupu challenge- Embossing.

So, here's my card:-


For the Cas-ual friday's tic tac toe box, I chose to go along with the bottom row--Embossing, distressing and sparkling. 
And i got inspired a little bit from both the sketch and and picture from Waffle flower crafts 
To make this one, I stamped the image from the Penny Black Dazzlers stamp set, using versamark ink and heat embossed it using white embossing powder. It took me many tries to get this one right. After heat embossing, sponged it with two diffferent colours of distress inks and added a few rhinestones for that sparkle. Finally, mounted the white card panel over a kraft coloured card base , tied a silver string and added the white embossed sentiment from Waffle Flowers Bowtiful stamp set.

Would love to hear your views about my card. :)

Thanks so much for visiting and leaving your kind comments.