Sending Hugs

Bharati nayudu Hugs CAS card

Hi There!

Sharing a card that i made with my son. He always loves to help.  So we colored this cute lil piggy with copics and masked before we stenciled with distress inks. We really loved the way this cutie was hugging the heart and thought the sentiment ‘sending hugs’ matched.

My son is actually recovering from cold and this crafting time helped him distract and feel better for sometime. I strongly believe that crafting has a very calming effect and is one of the best way to bond with kids.

We are playing along with CASology – Hugs challenge

I hope you liked the card as much as we enjoyed making it.

Hugs from both of us! Have a great day.

 

Monsters.ink

Hello there!

Made this Clean n simple card inspired by the movie Monsters.inc for the AAACard Challenge #101 – inspired by a film challenge and less is more #351 – Monsters challenge.

The ink splotches are my tribute to the month of Inktober!

To make this card i first stamped the cute monster image from Crazy Monsters Stampset by Mudra Stamps on copic friendly paper and ink to color with copic markers. After fussy cutting the colored image, i adhered a googly eye for dimension and added fun. Once the image was ready, I stenciled an ink splotch with distress ink after heat embossing the sentiment in black. Then all there was left to finish the card was to adhere my monster image on the card before mounting the panel on a black card base.

Thanks so much for dropping by and do let me know what you think about this one in the comments

Monster Hugs and Happy Inktober!

Fly in the Stars

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Well i did, a long time back when i saw this movie E.T. It was a super hit film and i am sure most of you must have seen it. The boy in movie, along with friend E.T (an extra terrestrial being) in the front basket, cycles and suddenly lifts off in the air and that scene was truly magical. As a kid i was filled with all kinds of wonder and wished i found a friend like E.T someday. For the next couple weeks (till the movie wore off its influence) though, i did cycle with my toys (a doll or a teddy) in the front basket. I cycled very fast and on slops and pretended i had found my E.T. and was flying with him. Oh! lovely childhood memories. Yup! I was and still am a bit crazy in a weird way, living in my own world and having fun.

So the card i am sharing has this scene inspired by the movie E.T, dedicated to dreamers everywhere with a spirit to fly.IMG_20170626_012245_717

I stamped and colored the images from Lawn Fawn – Bicycle built for you set and then used the coordinating dies to cut the images. I stuck the images together to built the scene on the cycle.

Then on a white card stock i stuck a circle masking paper before blending the distress inks. I then stenciled the modeling paste to get the look of a night sky. After the past was dry i peeled off the masking papers to reveal the moon. Then I stuck the boy on the cycle and all the other elements with foam squares. The sentiment from the same stamp set is embossed with white embossing powered on a black card stock.

I actually made this card for my nephew who is studying very hard for his exams and i wish him all the very best. I hope this card brings a smile on his face and helps him shoot for the stars!

I am entering this card to :

  1. Lawn Fawnatics – #12 Create a scene
  2. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge – It’s written in the stars
  3. Take time out challenges – # 92 Inspired by words challenge : Paint The Flying Spirit Of The Birds Rather than its Feathers

Quilling with Ishaan

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My son Ishu (short for Ishaan)  was gifted a quilling kit for his birthday and that’s when it all began! Both of us got into quilling and since then we have enjoyed a lot of time together. Here ishaan is making a gift for his beloved grand parents.

I was really amazed at how confidently and independently he wanted to do this project all by him self. He had come to me and ask me to show him on a scrap paper how to stick the single strips and then he used the technique for the stems and the waves of water at the bottom.

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It is need less to say say how over the top happy my parents were to receive this handmade gift, we all know how loving grand parents are.

Have a nice day!

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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Have a great day!

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