Apr 16, 2023

Moving to new space - Paperie Expressions

 Hi Crafty friends,

Thank you so much for all the love and support from the initial days of my crafty blogging till date. Was seeking this crafty hobby to kill my boredom but later this turned out to be my obsession into paper crafting. 

Nature fuels my life and creativity with its expressions and colors. This crafty blog is now moving to a new space to do newer adventures and to explore more creative expressions.


Apr 6, 2023

Altenew 9th Anniversary Blog Hop Day 2 + Giveaway

 Hi from Chennai, India


I am SO honoured and humbled to be part of this 9th Anniversary celebration Blog Hop at Altenew. Every crafter has a special place in their Heart for Altenew and likewise, here too. Altenew's pretty and unique designs of floral stamps and various colouring medium has increased my colouring ability. Thanks so much Altenew for this Awesome Opportunity.

Today is Day 2 of the Blog Hop with amazing artists. You would have arrived from the talented Kelly Griglione's blog. Am the last stop in the Hop. Hop over to Altenew blog and don't miss to check all the stops and beautiful cards churned by the Wonderful Artists around the world.

Over to my card,

My card features

Greens from Set E Artist markers

Dry embossed a piece of white cardstock from Neenah solar classic crest using Beautiful Bergenia Embossing Folder and coloured using various artist markers from Red Cosmos set. Then matted that panel over an olive green panel using liquid adhesive. Then took a matching A2 sized card base and foam mounted the panel as shown. Then 'Happy' script die cuts and sentiments are added from Mini Delight Cupcake Stamp and Die set. Finally added 2 heart embellishments and notched the corners of the card base for an added interest.

9th Anniversary Special Offers

  • 4/5/2023-4/6/2023: Enjoy FREE U.S. shipping with code HAPPY9TH or $9 OFF shipping on international orders over $29 with code ANNIV23 at checkout and receive a FREE brand-new Playful Wildflower 3D Embossing Folder ($8.99 value) on orders over $69. Shop here: https://altenew.com/ (Promotional banners are uploaded HERE.)

4/3/2023-4/10/2023: FREE Mini Blending Brush Set(worth $26.99) with every order of the brand-new Billowing Peonies Complete Bundle. Shop here: https://altenew.com/products/billowing-peonies (It will go live in our store on 4/3/2023 at 12AM EDT. Promotional banners are uploaded HERE)

And now for the exciting part!! Giveaway

Giveaway Prizes

Over $2,500 in total prizes! Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 10 lucky winners. There are also 24 awesome companies/crafty friends who are celebrating with us, and they are offering the following prizes:



Be sure to leave comments by 4/16/2023 for a chance to win one of 56 prizes! To make the hop more exciting, start your comment with "Hi from (city or country where you're from)!" 56 winners will be chosen at random from the comments left on any of the blogs listed below and will be announced on the Altenew Blog on 4/21/2023.

BlogHop List

Am the last stop in the Hop. Hop over to Altenew blog and don't miss to check all the stops and beautiful cards churned by the Wonderful Artists around the world. 

I hope you were inspired by my card. I appreciate you stopping by and participating in this BlogHop.

Like to see more of my projects, do give a follow over on my instagram (@sathyakala.23) and/or follow my blog if you haven't already.

Happy Hopping!!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Apr 4, 2023

The Flower Challenge #79| Focus on Background Stamping| Altenew

Hi Crafty friends, Am back with a new floral card for the challenge at The Flower Challenge Blog. This time, its Focus of floral background stamping.

Over to the card,


  • Used Altenew Dainty Bouquet solid stamps and with Desert Night cube ink, repeatedly stamped the florals on the background to get an appealing look.
  • Then diecut the panel using Ginamarie Scalloped edges.
  • Matted this panel over the Dark Navy blue A2 sized car base using liquid adhesive.
  • The sentiments from 2 different stamp sets from Altenew are stamped using Desert Night ink and diecut using Altenew's Featured Sentiments die set and foam mounted as shown.
Hope you like it!

Do hop to  The Flower Challenge Blog to see the Wonderful Inspirations churned by my Guest Designer and
Awesome Team mates.

Thanks for stopping by!
Happy Crafting!!