Winter / Christmas Theme at Pattie’s Creations Challenge

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I am back with the next challenge theme at Pattie’s Creations Challenge, which is a theme based monthly challenge starting on 1st friday of every month with many wonderful prizes and  showcases.

The theme for Decemeber 2019 is  – “Winter / Christmas”

Just perfect for this festive season

Here’s my card using the “Pattieboop and Allie waiting for Santa ” .

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IMG_6744.JPGIn my last blog post I had introduced you to Pattieboop. Today, i introduce you to her favorite pet named Allie.  cat and loves playing and spending time with Pattieboop. Allie spends most of her days napping and her nights are spent getting in to mischief… Allie loves to act with Pattieboop and you will see them in some very funny situations.

 

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For this card, I first Colored the adorable image of Pattieboop and Allie with copic markers. I enjoyed coloring the Christmas tree and dressing it up with nuvo drops in red. To give a wooden texture to the window frame i added some curvy lines and fussy cut the window frame. I folded and opened both the window doors.  I then added some snow with the snow pen and heat set it. To finish the card i adhered the colored image to a pattern paper with winter scene.

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I love the dimension the folded doors of the window, the nuvo drops and the snow provide to this card. I had so much fun making this.

I hope my card inspires you to playing with us and share your lovely birthday cards. REMEMBER, if you use one of Pattie’s images you get an extra entry to the challenge… Just make sure to please give her the credit for the images. Have Fun!!!

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Pattie Gomez, the challenge coordinator is an amazing illustrator as well as designer who has a range of digital stamps to offer. You can  check out the digital stamps by Pattie’s Creations  by clicking on the links below:

Can’t wait to see your creative take on lovely theme. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Happy Crafting !

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Bharati

Forever Grateful

Hi There!

I am thankful for a lot of things in my life, my parents, loving sis, caring husband, family, friends and most of all our super adorable son. I am truly blessed to have a stable job and to have found my calling i.e. crafting  – Handmade Happiness.

But every once in a while life throws a curve ball and you got to deal with it. Recently, I had such a situation and thanks to a very loving friend, whom i absolutely admire, i could hit this curve ball right out of the park! I knew fell down hard, but thanks to my dear friend, i got myself up feeling more powerful and beautiful from within. Thank you dear friend and this card is especially for you. I am forever Grateful to you and our friendship.

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Here’s To make this card i first stamped and colored the center cut floral stamp by Simon Say stamp. After fussy cutting the image, I then covered the colored portion with glossy accents for added texture and dimension.

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Once the focal image was ready, before adhering it with foam squares i stencilled the background in soft grey color.

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I then added the strip of black fish cut card stock with the sentiment heat embossed in white.

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Finally to finish the card, i adhered the card onto a grey card base and added clear sequin.

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I enjoyed making this card, as i was filled with an overwhelming feeling of gratefulness towards my friend and all the while i was making this card, i was only thinking about her. Using the colors i thought she would like, enjoying the whole experience of making something from my heart for a loved one.

I share my story, mostly to encourage/inspire anyone who is reading this, not to shy away from seeking help of friends. Not to suffer or deal with the life alone. It’s surprising how a chat / drive with a friend, can make life more wonderful.

I love reading your comments and greatly appreciate your time on my blog. Do let me know your thoughts.

I am playing with a couple of challenges with this card:

SSS Monday Challenge – Thanks 

Daily marker 30 day challenge

Paru’s Card Making Challenge – November – Thank you card

all sorts challenge – Week # 493 colour red

dragon fly journeys Challenge # 129 Thanks & Giving

Artistic inspirations challenges challenge#209 – Anything Goes

Crafting from the heart – challenge# 228 – Anything Goes

All the very  best. Happy Crafting !! Have fun!!

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Bharati

 

 

 

Pattie’s Creations Challenge # Birthday

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I am so excited to share my great news of joining the Design Team of Pattie’s Creations Challenge. This a theme based challenge with many wonderful prizes and  showcases.  Pattie Gomez, the challenge coordinator is an amazing illustrator as well as designer who has a range of digital stamps to offer. I am so happy to join her and the talented design team at Pattie’s creations. Thank you ladies for having me on board.

The Theme for November 2018 is – “BIRTHDAY”

Here’s my card using the “Pattieboop Original Stamp” . Well i wanted to start with this classic Pattie boop image as i just fell in love with her the moment i saw her. Let me introduce to you Pattie boop, if you haven’t met her yet.

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IMG_6744.JPGPattieboop is an 11 year old girl who is very opinionated. She was created by Pattie Gomez on September 7, 2009. Pattieboop is an average 11 year old and she loves dressing up. She is very petite in nature but stands tall because her mother always told her that “If you stand tall you will one day become someone important”. Pattieboop always remembers her mother’s words and makes sure she is noticed.

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Pattieboop has a favorite pet named Allie. Allie is a slender black cat and loves playing and spending time with Pattieboop. Allie spends most of her days napping and her nights are spent getting in to mischief… Allie loves to act with Pattieboop and you will see them in some very funny situations.

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For this card, I first Colored the adorable Pattieboop with copic markers and fussy cut her. Her hands where behind and to make her look even more adorable, i gave her two  inked die cut balloons to hold for the Birthday Party. Then i adhered the images and the Happy Birthday die cut sentiment on a vellum sheet. I later adhered the vellum on to a patter paper that had colorful sentiment all over. Vellum works great to subtly cover the background to allow focus on the focal image.

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I hope my card inspires you to playing with us and share your lovely birthday cards. REMEMBER, if you use one of Pattie’s images you get an extra entry to the challenge… Just make sure to please give her the credit for the images. Have Fun!!!

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You can  check out the digital stamps by Pattie’s Creations  by clicking on the links below:

Please check out the amazing inspiration that the talented and creative design team has for you:

Can’t wait to see your creative take on lovely theme. Do let me know how you like this card by leaving me comments. I love to read them and i appreciate your time on my blog a lot.

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

Bharati

 

Fall Floral card

Hi There!

I am so happy you are joining me today! Today i am sharing a fall card with floral and leaves theme.

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I actually love quilling in addition to stamping. So these stamps by Newton’s Nook with quilled flowers is like having best of both worlds!! Lol!

 

 

To make this card, i first inked a white card stock with distress inks in fall colors using the leaves stencil by Newton’s Nook. After the distress inks dried completely, keeping the stencil in the same position I then covered the inked area with versamark (transparent) ink. I removed the stencil and heat embossed with clear embossing powder to lock the fall colors on the leaves. I then inked the panel with green distress ink. The whole panel popped with wonderful vibrant fall colors and i loved the results so much. I also stamped the quilled flowers & leaves and colored them with alcohol markers. I fussy cut the images and added finishing touches with Nuvo glitter drops.

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Once all the elements were ready i assembled my card. The i adhered the flowers such that they have some dimension since i wish to hand the card to the recipient myself.

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I hope you liked my card. Do let me know how you like it in the comments. I really appreciate them and love reading them.

I am playing along with a couple of challenges:

Inky paws challenge : The colors are inspired by the Inky paws color challenge #82 and actually the card design is inspired by an older sketch by the same challenge.

Patties creations challenge: # 151 – Autumn Theme

Crafty calendar challenge #Autumn

Craft-dee bowz # October Challenge – Add a bow : My project has a twine bow

crafteezee-shop # October Challenge – Leaves

creative with stamps challenge – Leaves

Daisy chain challenge # 24 – Autumn Fall 

Have a great day!

Happy Crafting & Hugs!

Bharati

Birthday Tweets

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I just got time to play with these lovely birds stamps by MFT that I had gotten a while ago. My card is inspired by the sketch challenge by MFT.

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To make this card first inked a stripe of white card stock with distress inks. I then applied some embossing paste with a stencil to create a bit of interest on the inked panel. For the focal point I stamped and colored the image with copic colors. I added a googly eye and glossy accents on the beak and flowers.

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To finish the card i added the sentiment from the same stampset on black die cut stripe with white embossing powder.

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I really hope you liked my card. Do let me know what you think about it by leaving me a comment.

I am entering this card into the following challenges :

Always Happy Birthday – # October Challenge – Birthday Card

 

 

Thank you for stopping by.

Have a tweet day!

Bharati

CASology #314 Gratitute

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Thank you for joining me for the next CASology challenge. This beautiful quote i read a couple years ago really changed how i looked at my life and conducted it:

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around”

Week 315 - Gratitude

“The more you are thankful, the more you attract things to be thankful for”

Here’s my card

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I saw many card makers using big bold sentiments, especially on a CAS design and i was really inspired to try it myself. This big “Thank you” stamp is by Altnew Stamps. I colored it using copic markers and fussy cut the sentiment. I added a coat of glossy accents on the colored image for dimension and interest. It looks so cool. It’s a shame i was not able to capture the same on camera. Before, I adhered the sentiment with dimensional foam squares, i tucked in a bunch of water colored flowers. Finally, i adhered the card front to a black card base.

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I hope my card inspires you to get crafting and play along with us at  CASology . Just remember to keep it CAS by following the guidelines on the CASology blog.

Do check out the awesome CAS cards that the talented design team members made to inspire you

Anna Uhras

Bharati Nayudu (you are here)

Deidre Payne

Jacquie Southas

Janet Ribet

Jen Wills

Joyce Mehrberg

Karen Haman

Marcie Sharp

Melissa Chipperfield

Rachel

Sue Symens

Can’t wait to see your creative take on this cue word.

I am also playing along with the following challenges :

classic designteam challenge # October – CAS DESIGN

Hope you liked my card. let me know by leaving me comments. I really love reading them and appreciate the time you spend on my blog. Happy Crafting.

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Bharati

AAACards #125 Inspired by TV

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Happy Sunday! Welcome to another wonderful challenge at AAACards. This one got to be an entertaining one! – ‘Inspired by a TV Show’

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I was inspired by the TV show Star Trek and Big Bang. Here’s my take –

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This card is extra extra special because i made it with goodies gifted to me by my dear friend and supremely talented Maakie. She blogs at cardsbymaaike , check her site and You Tube channel for tons of inspiration.

IMG_20180923_185806_Bokeh__01To make this card I first colored the image with copics markers (alcohol markers)  I then fussy cut the image with a scissors. I then used a stencil with abstract geometric patterns and nuvo glimmer paste to create a background in the corner of the card. Its always easy to make a CAS card by having the elements in one corner to maximize all the empty space.

To finish the card i adhered the sentiment that was heat embossed in white on a black card stock stripe.

I then adhered the colored image just on top of the sentiment with foam tape for dimension.

 

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I hope my cards inspires you to play along AAA Cards challenge and gets you crafting to make some handmade happiness for your loved ones. Just remember to keep is Clean and Simple – CAS.
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Do visit AAA Cards challenge for more inspiration from the very creative Design Team who have beautiful cards to dazzle you. I encourage you to visit them and leave them some love.

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Bharati (you are here!)

 

All the very  best. Happy Crafting !! Have fun!!

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Bharati