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Today I am sharing a card that I made using a makeup brush for ink blending. I normally struggle with soft ink blending n fading it to the white. But I really like the results with the makeup brushes and it is very easy as well. Also, these makeup brushes are very cheap compared to the clarity brushes that have been on my wish list since the first time I saw those.

I am playing along with two challenges with this card:

The CASology challenge the cue card is “BUD” and less is more challenge where the challenge is to use a real object on the card.

There is small story with this card that I want to share. I told my card idea to my husband and our nine years old son, who liked the idea a lot. But when I started to make the card I realized that I didn’t have an ear bud at home. My son heard me saying that the CASology challenge is getting closed tomorrow and that I have to enter the card today. While I was wondering what I should do, my sweet little son appeared after 10 mins with two-three buds in hand for me. He had actually gone to our neighbor’s house n got me those. My God I was so happy. So this card is extra special to me.

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Spicing it up

I am playing along with less is more challenge #343where the challenge is about using real object in the card. Such a fun challenge, isn’t it!

Well I am from India we like life spicy, so the first idea that I got was to make a card using spices.

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CASonFriday Challenge – One Layer Card

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Hello There!

I am really excited to share this card with you all, as this is my first card as a guest designer. I am very thankful to casonfriday for the opportunity. This card is for One Layer Card #115 Challenge at casonfriday. The challenge is to make a one layer card or one layer wonder as many people call it.

To make this card i used Strathmore Bristol watercolor paper and i think almost all of my distress inks.. Yup there are 18 inks on this one. lol!

img_20170728_082632.jpgI started with stamping the image of adorable elephant from MFT stamps and then masked it using the inkadinkado masking paper.

Then using Rays die from Gina Marie Designs and scrap card stock I made a stencil for inking the rays using distress inks.

Later i peeled off the masking paper from the image of that cute lil elephant i had stamped earlier and colored it using Zig Real Brush Markers. Then all that was left to do was to heat emboss the sentiment in black ink.

 

Well i really enjoyed making this card and playing along with One Layer Card #115 Challenge at casonfriday . Do play along with this fun challenge!

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Books Take You Places

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This card is completely inspired by the photo challenge #89 at the time out challenges and completely my husband’s idea. All i did was to execute it.

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When we saw this Photo by the Time out challenge, the lamp, sofa, books and the world map caught our attention. Then we had this idea of making the world go around the lil gal reading a book.

I love making and gifting interactive cards so i just jumped into making this spinner card.

I also had fun using kraft card stock for the first time.

The best element in this card however, it the hand lettering on the sentiment. It is done by my hubby dearest.

So happy to be entering this one for the Time Out Challenge #89

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Ballerina Bunny

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One of the best things about participating in card making challenges is that all my craft stuff is getting my love and attention. I had had this stamp for quite sometime now and thanks to the card making challenges that i made using it.

Entering this card into a couple of challenges

Cupcake Inspiration Challenge #417

Crafty Creation Challenge #347

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #56

Baby Shower

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Along with our friends, we recently hosted a baby shower for a dearest friend of mine at our house. I had made this card for the mommy to be and the badge for the daddy to be.

We had some fun activities planned like predicting the B’day of the baby, asking fun questions to the parents to be, doodling on the diapers – to make the parents smile while they are  changing the diapers etc.

It was a lot of fun!

I am entering this card to the Just Us Girls #405 – Shower Challenge

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Spreading My Wings

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” I’ll spread my wings, I’ll learn to fly

I’ll do what is takes to touch the sky”

This is one of the quotes that i like. There is something about this one that makes me work towards my goal and inspires me to follow my heart.

I am playing along with a couple of challenges :

The idea to be inspired by this quote is from Use your Stuff # 274 – Inspired by quote

The idea for the out door sky is from The paper players #356 – The Great Outdoors

The colors for this card are inspired by the Muse Cards #228 – Anita Bowden.

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I really loved the colors of the muse card against black. For my card I have actually flipped the color scheme.

and this card fits Moving Along With Times #51 – Things that fly

Actually just recently, My son and i were reading about migration and we were completely in awe of the various species that migrate such long distances. What an awesome phenomena. It was equally disturbing to learn how we humans hinder this natural process and are continuously encroaching / destroying different habitats. I guess that’s why Gandhiji said  that :

“The Earth has enough for every man’s needs, But not enough for every man’s greed”

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CAS Card – Summer Vacay

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I always wanted to try this smooshing techniques (i don’t even know if its called that) with distress inks. I gave it a try today and oh what a fun thing it is to do. So simple yet such lovely results. I just used blue and yellow and loved how the green was formed in between.

I am entering this card to :

Casology – Juicy

Less is more – Tropical Fruit Colors

Addicted to stamps – Holidays

Addicted to CAS – one layer card

CAS on Sunday – Exotic

As always I loved playing along with the challenges.

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