AAACards #131 – Sketch + Pastel

Hello There and Happy New Year !

Welcome to the first challenge on 2019 at AAACards. The challenge format this year has a twist and is made more interesting for you to create wonderful Clean And Simple cards.

Please note that the Sketch can be rotated or flipped as per your choice.

Here’s My Card

I think this sketch is the best recipe for CAS cards and to highlight the sentiments of the card. I made a couple of these for my office. I was easy and simple.

We have Happy Little Stampers sponsoring this challenge and this amazing stampset is up for grabs

Sponsor : HLS Smile stamp set

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.
 
CAS def 2017
 

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.

Åsa
Bharati (you are here!)
 
 

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

Hugs

Bharati

Casology #Fresh

Hello there!

Wish you a very happy new year!! Fresh new year and fresh new challenge! The cue word for this week is Fresh!

Fresh Coffee is what came to my mind and when i saw the cue word. so here’s my card:

 

I fell in love with the sentiment the moment i saw .

Hope you all have a great year ahead and lots of fun coffee sessions with the best of your friends

I am entering a couple of challenges with this card:

a 2 z scrapbooking challenge

a bit more time to craft

A perfect time to craft

All dressedup challenges

Classic design team challenge

Cards galore challenges

Creatalicious challenges

Love to craft challenge blog

World wide open design team challenge

 

Hugs ! Happy crafting!

Bharati

AAACards #130 Three of Something

Hi There!

3 of something

Here’s My Card

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For this card i tried out some coloring with pencils . I must say, i really enjoyed playing with prisma color pencils.

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Once the coloring was done I first used a rectangular die with a wonky border to create a card front. Then i heat embossed the  sentiment onto it in black.

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I then adhered the fussy cut colored image of the birdies with foam squares for some dimension. I finally adhered the card panel to a black card base to finish the card.

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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.
CAS def 2017

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.

Åsa
Bharati (you are here!)

 

I am playing along with the following challenges with this card:

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

Hugs

Bharati

Winter / Christmas Theme at Pattie’s Creations Challenge

Hello There!

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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.

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

Happy Crafting !

Hugs

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!!

Hugs

Bharati

 

 

 

AAACards #128 On the Move

Hello There!

Our theme today is on the move

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Here’s my card showcasing the stamp set by Happy Little Stampers.

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I absolutely enjoyed playing with this amazing stamp set by Happy Little Stampers that Kelly sent me. The whimsical friends are adorable and swirly sentiments are fun

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.
CAS def 2017

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.

Åsa
Bharati (you are here!)

 

Always remember  to be kind to yourself!

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

Hugs

Bharati

 

Pattie’s Creations Challenge # Birthday

Hello There!

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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