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Jan 23, 2014

Tag card

Hello All,

A quick update about today's card. 2 days before i received my Cheerylynn dies which i bought using the gift certificate. From that time, was badly wanted to try my hands with those lovely dies.




Oh ya...Those  roses made from Gardenia strip dies and i love love love those Rose leaf dies. Was longing to buy both for a long time and now had a chance to work with :)



On Ivory CS, pp is matted and on it a tag is matted made from a cream CS whose edges are distressed with Spun sugar. Another pp from same pack is chosen and hearts where diecut from it and to add little interest,stamped decorative lace stamp on it with Black Archival ink and heart pearls are added.



Roses are distressed with victorian velvet DI and made from gardenia strip and a bunch of buds made with the pollen sticks. Rose leaf are diecut and sponged with new sprout momento ink and all these are mounted on a tropical florish die which is ticked underneath the tag. Small cream CS is used to diecut the butterfly and added near the floral bunch. Baby pink ribbon in tied and a small bow is made from 1.5mm pink satin ribbon  and added on to the tag.

Sentiment is stamped on a banner and mounted using dimensionals.Few heart pearls are added as final touch.

The sweetheart theme is chosen from CLD challenge, the color palette and tag idea are used from IBS and January Bloghop and Picture bingo is used from Itsy Bitsy.

Hope you like it.

Supplies:

Pattern papers - Handmade memories paper pad (12/ 12)
Gardenia strip, Rose leaf die, Tropical Florish,Small exotic butterflies - Cheerylynn Designs
Heart die - Itsy Bitsy
Inks- Spun sugar, Victorian velvet, New sprout momento ink
Baby pink , Pearls  - Stash

Challenges entered:

Cheerylynn Designs - Sweethearts (used CLD gardenia strip, rose strip, tropical florish die, small exotic butterfly die)
IBS- customer gallery - used trendy circles stamp set
IBS - Blog hop (made tag card)
IBS - color palette - #74












Artistic stamper - Love is in air
RRR 87 - Love/Valentine with ribbon
Sentimental sundays - more than 3 layers
Incy wincy designs- Flower frenzy
Simply create too - Valentine/Hearts
Delightful sketches- U have my heart
Itsy Bitsy - Picture bingo  (used 1st row - Pattern paper, ribbon, Inks )



Jan 16, 2014

Happy Birthday!!!

Here a quick Happy Birthday card for my sweet little sister, who is celebrating her birthday today :) and getting married this year May :) To make her Special birthday, a little more special...a card from her crafty sister!!! Love u so much sweetie!!!




Tried to make a rose from floral fluorishes. First attempt in using that die and am super happy with the result..Added glossy accents on it to give dew drops look.



The diecut panel is made using Venetian panel thinlet and made into a pattern paper by distressing with spun sugar and angel pink momento ink. And used Kaisercraft stamp for the background and on it heat embossed a butterfly using white Ep. Followed a tute shared in IBS.




Made small heart banner using heart thinlits and the sentiment is stamped in Black archival ink and pearls were added for interest. Card made followed from a sketch and color inspiration




Hope you all like it. Thank you for all comments and visits :)

Challenges:

Inspired by stamping - #73 
IBS January Customer gallery - Used butterfly from Butterfly wings stamp set
                                                          Sentiment from Big wishes stamp set
                                                          Tiny green leaves
WHW #126 - Creating custom pp
Shabby Tearoom - #201









Jan 9, 2014

Wintry WOW !

My first post in this new year 2014...

Have done 3 White on white cards earlier and this one is so apt for the season :)
Done this card with just Cherry Lynn Designs Dies only :)





As the day is so gloomy today, unable to capture a proper pic :(

The White CS is used as card front on which snowflakes are heat embossed with White Ep. And the central focal point is a strip of White Thai natural fiber paper is added to give a wintry feel and to both ends added a strips of punched MS deco shell laces.




The central foliage is made from Cherrylynn Tropical florish, Cherry lynn Olive branches to it added five petal mini flowers from Cherry  lynn Embellishments B256. The two white flaky flowers are made using stamens of various sizes from the same CL Embellishment B256 dies.



Just love the Sunflower die and have used in many of my earlier projects here, here, here and here . Its one die which i very often attempt to give variation to the flowers. Hope you all like it!!!
Here the big flower is filled with pearls and few pearls of various sizes are used to create a bit interest.



And for the centre, sentiment is heat embossed using Zing Silver Embossing powder on a vellum. Its my first attempt using Vellum, Thai natural fiber paper and few other dies. Just loved using the fibre paper and for its lovely texture, going to use it often. And the butterfly is added and its a diecut from Cherry Lynn small exotic butterfly die.

Hope you like it!

Supplies used :

Base card - White CS
Dies : CherryLynn Desings Tropical florish die, CLD sunflower die, CLD small exotic butterfly die, CLD Embellishments B256 die, CLD olive branches die
Punch- MS Deco shell punch
EP - Zing Silver Ep for sentiment and Zing white for Snowflakes
Heat Tool -Ranger Heat it
Stamps-Sentiment and Snowflakes from Inspired be stamping- Winter wonderland
Pearls

Challenges entered:

Cherry Lynn Designs - Winter whites (WINNER)
(Used CLD tropical florish die, CLD sunflower die, CLD small exotic butterfly die, CLD Embellishments B256 die, CLD olive branches die)
613 Avenue create - Anything goes with twist(sounds, colors, sights of winter)
MIM - Embossing (dry embossed the flowers, heat embossed sentiment and snowflakes on background)
Shopping our stash - Use something new (Zing Silver Embossing powder,Thai natural fiber paper, Sentiment stamp, vellum, CLD embellishment die are new)
Challenges4everbody - Anything goes
Come and get it challenge - Something new (Zing Silver Embossing powder,Thai natural fiber paper, Sentiment stamp, vellum, CLD embellishment die are new)
IBS Jan Customer gallery - Used Winter wonderland stamp set
Miriam Crafting blog - Flowers
Simon says stamp - Ice inspiration