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BEAUTIFUL FLOWERY PHOTO FRAME : a tutorial using CS Shimmer sprays!

Hello friends,

This is Anushree and today I am on Craftyscrappers blog with a beautiful flowery photo frame.This time I enjoyed using some new supplies from Craftyscrappers  store.

 

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But before I start, let me tell you our challenge for November month is ongoing, if you have missed the previous post check it out here
 

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

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To win this amazing goodie bag!

 

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Okay so moving on to my tutorial now…
Let me share a picture of the frame first ,
after that will take you through the supplies list and step by step procedure for the same.

 

So here is my completed flowery photo frame.

 

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I cant stop admiring this beauty.
Let me share now step by step making of the same.
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Firstly I made a photo frame using handmade paper.
For making the Frame  i was inspired  by my Dt friend
Deepti Agarwal  who shared a tutorial on Craftyscrappers blog few days back.
You can check her tutorial post here.

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Then I took Mdf embellishment,diamond dust and Bitter lemon Shimmer spray by Craftyscrappers. I mixed the spray and diamond dust in a separate bowl and then stuck on  the Mdf with the help of clear glue.
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(This is how the MDF piece looks,
once the diamond dust and shimmer spray mixture is applied.)

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 Then I broke the embellishment into two pieces
and stuck on the frame with the help of glossy accents.
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After this I made these paper flowers using Premium Card stock – White color by Craftyscrappers. I have used distress inks to color the flower and added some leftover diamond dust. The crystal beaded Pollens were also picked from the Craftyscrappers store.

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After arranging all on the frame, with few more fillers,
this is how my frame looks like.
 
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Sharing some close ups of the frame,
 

 

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 It was great making this frame from super versatile Craftyscrappers products.

 

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Hope you have enjoyed the tutorial.
Do leave some  love and feedback below.Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
 
 

Happy Crafting!!

anushree

 

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EASY BACKGROUNDS WITH FUN-FOILS ON DIFFERENT MEDIUMS: a video tutorial!

Hello everyone,
 
This is Priyanka on Craftyscrappers and I have some simple yet amazing projects to share with you all with a video tutorial… 
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Today I have created three mini art pieces, they are quick and easy and you can use these techniques while making cards, layouts, mixed media projects, canvas or any other altered art.
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But before I start, let me tell you our challenge for November month is ongoing, if you have missed the previous post check it out here
 

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

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To win this amazing goodie bag!

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Let’s move on  with our tutorial now…
Let me share the picture of my projects,
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I loved the shimmery effect achieved with the Craftyscrappers fun foil,
it is so easy to use and you can use it on different surfaces!
 
To begin with you need following art supplies:
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A brief tutorial on all the three creations:

 

  1. (PROJECT: fun foiled Tissue background )

 

 

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  1. To create the tissue paper background,
  2. I took a piece of cardboard and glued tissue paper to it roughly
  3. Now give it a coat of white gesso…
  4. And spray it with shimmer spray “Sweet Sunshine” from Craftyscrappers
  5. Added diecut houses and sentiment tag to complete the look.
(Further procedure is explained in the video…)
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2.(PROJECT: fun foiled titled background )

 

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  1. For this I have created the background using the same technique with tissue paper.
  2. Then embellished it with flowers and diecuts.
  3. To create the tiles follow the process in video.

(Further procedure is explained in the video…)

 

 

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3.(PROJECT: fun foiled distressed background )

 

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  1. And for this one I just picked some pieces of lace, natural twigs tied with yellow satin ribbon to create a bed for my butterflies.
  2. Background & butterfly making process is also mentioned in video.

(Further procedure is explained in the video…)

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Heres the complete tutorial video: 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hope you enjoyed the tutorial, 
Do leave some love and feedback below.
Don’t forget to join our craft challenges (details at beginning of the post)

You can participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)
or via facebook, instagram and even via email.

(While sharing your creation post over social media 
via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
please use #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so entry will be disqualified.)

Happy Crafting!

 

 

 

 

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MID-MONTH INSPIRATION AND PRIZE REVEAL FOR CHALLENGE#17:”SKETCH”

Hello friends,
This is Anila at the blog today with a mid-month inspiration
by our DTs along with the Prize Reveal for our ongoing CHALLENGE#17: “Sketch”.

 

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For the challenge,

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

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To win the amazing goodie bag!

 

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To begin with, let me remind you about our ongoing NOVEMBER challenge …
Here is the sketch that you need to use to create your make for the challenge submission.

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Lets quickly go through the challenge rules now…
 
  • You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!
  • You have the option to flip the image, rotate it, stretch it for larger coverage, but the design should be prominent.
  •  The most important part is that, you have to USE AT LEAST ONE CRAFTYSCRAPPERS PRODUCT FROM CRAFTYSCRAPPERS STORE to make your project.(It can be anything from the store!!!)
  • CRAFTYSCRAPPERS PRODUCT used should be the FOCUS of your project.

     

  •  If you do not have any products from us, You can purchase them from the store.
  • Do tell us in your post what product you have used from our store.
  • Last date for submission 30th November 2017
  • Link your projects with Mister Linky shown at the end of the post or through Facebook at CRAFTYSCRAPPERS CRAFT CHALLENGES.

     or if you still face trouble to add your creations kindly drop your creations link/blog links/ facebook page links/ pictures at craftyscrappers@gmail.com

  • To submit your creations for the challenge and to share them on social media, please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission, failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.
  •  Also, go through the general rules Here
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prize for the challenge#17 “SKETCH”
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Which has some really beautiful and enchanting stamp sets, lots of transfer fun foils to make your creations super sparkly and the versatile shimmer sprays and shimmer pastes to enhance the beauty of your creations.The stencils that you get in this prize will go hand in hand with your pastes and sprays and will give you endless possibilities to work on different techniques of using them.
so isn’t that great!!!
So do join in our November challenge to win our amazing goodie bag!
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Okay so lets start with our a mid-month inspirations by our very talented DTs now:

 

So here are the Inspirations:

 

 

Here is my inspirations for the challenge.

 

Beautiful Layout and a Tag By DT Member

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Beautiful Layout

 

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A brief description

  • I took a white card stock measuring 8″x8″.  
  • I stenciled one side of it using the mini Victorian Butterfly stencil using distress inks. The inks I used are Yellow- Fossilized Amber, Orange – carved pumpkin and Pink – Festive berries.
  • The other side of the card stock I stenciled with the Create-a-scene(sunburst)stencil with fossilized amber Distress ink.
  • I took a white card panel measuring 4″x6″, matted it with silver strips from the backside and foam mounted it on my Stenciled CS.
  • Adhered the photo to it. 
  • I stamped and heat embossed the flower from the “Bloom” mini stamp set with gold EP.
  • Colored the flowers using zig markers and mounted them on the card panel, adding leaves in between. 
  • On a piece of ready tag, I stamped the sentiment, tied a twine through the hole and mounted it on the LO.

 

Beautiful tag

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 A brief description

  • I cut a tag from a Kraft CS.
  • Using the Craftyscrappers Victorian stencil and white pigment ink, I stenciled one side of the tag. 
  • Mounted a piece of pattern paper on the tag using foam adhesive.
  • Stamped, colored and fussy cut the Ice-cream cones from the “Sweet” stamp set. 
  • Mounted the images on the pattern paper.
  • Stamped, cut and mounted the sentiment on the tag. 
  • Lastly added ribbons/twine to the punched hole of the tag.

 

 

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Beautiful distressed Card By DT Member

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A brief description

  • I took A2 size white cardstock, distress inked the background and stamped the images from Craftyscrappers “Mermaid Wishes” stamp set to add more details.
  • Once satisfied, I die cut out the vellum stitched star using stitched star dies from Craftyscrappers and adhered it on my distress inked background.
  • Meanwhile, I stamped the mermaid and fish images from the same stamp set on watercolor paper, colored and fussy cut it. Adhered the same using double-sided mounting tape.
  • Completed my card by adding the sentiment and some sequins here and there.

 

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Isn’t that a lovely card..?

 

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I hope you enjoyed the Inspirations and that we have inspired you enough for the challenge for this month “Sketch”. 

Have you participated yet? We still have few more days to go…. 

So join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

Do participate and stand a chance to win the amazing goodie bag!

Looking forward to your participation in the challenge.
love,

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MIX MEDIA CARD with shimmer sprays: a tutorial!

Hello friends
This is Vani and i am back again on craftyscrappers blog with a new project,
which is a mix media card Using Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays.

 

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I had so much fun creating this using Craftyscrappers Shimmer sprays and the effect was  astounding to my surprise!
These Shimmer sprays are water-based and are water reactive too,
which is great to use on paper & other porous surfaces.
They come in fantastic range of Colors.
The shimmer in these sprays adds the touch of beauty to your craft projects.
You can use these directly or you can even mist them
with water to lighten the color variation.
These are ideal for mixed media, DIY & other crafting projects

 

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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of NOVEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#17:”Sketch”

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

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to win amazing prices!!!

 

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Okay so moving on to the tutorial now…

Let me share a picture of the mix media card that i made:

 

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 Okay, so lets begin the Tutorial:
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 First I took a Craftyscrappers premium white card stock and  sized it to 6 by7 inch.
And added two strips of patter paper to it  and assured it with tape on .
Then I applied one coat of gesso on it and let it air dry.

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After that I took,Craftyscrappers  mini stencil-Bricks and  shimmer spray-grape juice and mixed in texture paste to create a raised brick pattern.
Next I applied glue on the stencil and applied Craftyscrappers fun foil-Sizzling Silver sheet on to my textured brick pattern.
Then i burnished it with my fingers and removed the foil.
the effect is so beautiful.. check it out!

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After that I took a MDF window cutout and applied gesso on it and let it ir dry.
after it was dry I applied Inka gold to give it a golden Vintage look.
Next i applied glue on top of the golden window and applied, Craftyscrappers fun foil-Sizzling Silver sheet on to it.This created a beautiful silver and gold textured look.
(This is how it looked)

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After that I took some mulberry flower which is from the Craftyscrappers store and applied The Shimmer spray-Grape Juice on it.
Once dry,  I took the die cut sentiment-YOU N ME and applied glue on to it for foiling.
I just wanted a nice grungy coverage onto the die cut and the foils really made it look so shiny and  perfect.

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Once everything was done, i decorate it with flowers, added another sentiment, “i love you” and assembled the shimmer sprayed, brick pattern background and the fun foiled sentiment.

 

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Hope you have enjoyed the tutorial.
Do leave some  love and feedback below.Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
 
 

Happy Crafting!!

 

VANI

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WALLET FOLIO ORGANIZER: a tutorial! and NOVEMBER RELEASE STAMP SETS!!!

Hello everyone,
This is Aditi and Sunila and We’re back on the blog with a fun tutorial for you all.
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Today we’re creating a Wallet Folio Organizer, which can be gifted to the woman in your life- your mom, sister, aunt, wife, daughter, anyone :)!

But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of NOVEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

CHALLENGE#17:”Sketch”

You can create any project using the provided sketch it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards, mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty,to participate…

  • Last date of submission is 30th November 2017.

 

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to win amazing prices!!!

 

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So lets move on to Craftyscrappers November Release stamp sets:

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Aren’t they gorgeous!!!
The designs are super cute and mesmerizing.. each complimenting with beautiful sentiments to go along with!!!

We also designed 3 among the above gorgeous stamp sets…

Heres a closer look at the one we designed:

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We will soon come up with some really interesting
inspirations using our designed stamp sets.
These super gorgeous stamp sets,
will soon be up on our store
for you all to grab your favorite one before they are out of stock!!
so keep checking our Facebook/Instagram and Blog for more updates!!!

 

Okay so without further ado… lets begin the tutorial!

 

 

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Start with a sheet of White Cardstock- 8.5″ x 12″

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Score the sheet on the 12″ side at 5 1/8″ and 10 3/8″. This will give you the basic shape of the folio with a side flap.

 

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This is optional. You could round the edges of the entire sheet.

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Let’s work on our closure. We are using three magnets to close the flap. You could use velcro or any other mechanism of your choice. First glue down the three magnets on the page that closes inside to the left.

 

 

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Place a few things inside the folio to make it a little bulky. Add drops of glue on top of the magnet, and close the flap. This way the glue gets transferred onto the flap and you will know where to place your opposite magnets. Seal your magnets with tape.

 

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Let’s make our pockets. For this cut white cardstock pieces of the following measurements- 3.5″ x 9.5″ (1piece- left pocket); 4 3/3″ x 9.5″ (1piece- right pocket); 2 3/4″ x 4 3/4″ (2 pieces right overlapping pockets)

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Score the bigger pieces at 1/2″ on three sides and the smaller pieces at 1/4″ on three sides.

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Fold along the score lines. And cut the corners at an angle.

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Here’s a look at the pockets for inside of the folio.

 

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Using a circle punch, cut a semi-circle at the centre of each pocket.

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With this our basic construction of the Folio is ready. Let’s decorate it.
 
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 Cut pieces of pattern paper for your folio base inside and outside. We chose two different patterns and cut three pieces each of the following measurements- 4 7/8″ x 8 1/4″; 5″ x 8 1/4″; 1 1/2″ x 8 1/4″. Distress the edges using your coordinating Distress Ink. At every step, if you have rounded your corners, ensure you do the same to your pattern papers.
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Using the same ink and the French Script Stencil, add another dimension to the pattern paper.
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Using a different pattern paper cut pieces for the pockets as per the following measurements- 2 3/4″ x 8 1/4″; 4 1/8″ x 8 1/4″; 2 3/8″ x 4 1/8″. On the bigger pockets- using the French Script Stencil and Salmon Shimmer Paste add texture to these pieces. Once dry, using the Sliced Dots Stencil and Shimmer Spray Sweet Pumpkin, add further dimension. On the smaller pockets- using the Sliced Dots Stencil and Shimmer Spray Grape Juice add some interest.

Distress the edges of these papers with the same ink as above. Begin gluing your pieces. Glue the pattern paper onto the pockets first. While that dries, glue the paper inside the folio and then the pockets.

Lastly, For our front cover, we added some Salmon Shimmer Paste with the Sliced Dots Stencil for texture. Stamp the ‘Being Traditional’ lady stamp on a piece of cardstock and colour it. We used the same spray inks and fussy cut it. We used a MDF Frame, coloured it with the same inks, and added some design with a background stamp and black ink. Assemble these onto your cover. We used a piece of gauge behind our layering. We also added ‘Wishing Happy Moments’ on the cover using the ‘Happy’ stamp set directly on the cover. To embellish our pockets, we stamped some flowers and leaves from the ‘Sending Smiles’ Stamp set and coloured them with Zig markers. Fussy cut and stuck them.

 

 
Here’s a look at the completed Folio.
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White Cardstock
Scoreboard
Paper Trimmer
5mm Corner Rounder
Magnets- 10mm -6 pieces
Paper Pack – Eno Greeting
Distress ink- Vintage photo
Archival Ink- Jet Black
Zig Markers
Liquid Glue
Scissors
MDF Frame
Finnabair- Bubbles Stamp

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Hope you have enjoyed the tutorial.
Do leave some  love and feedback below.Don’t forget to join in our craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!)
You can  participate via mr.linky (at the end of the challenge post)or via facebook,Instagram and even via email.
(While sharing your creation post over the social media, ie Facebook/twitter/instagram
please use   #Craftyscrappers challenge17 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
 
 

Happy Crafting!!

aditi and sunila