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3 TECHNIQUE CHRISTMAS CARDS USING CS STAMPS: a tutorial!

Hello Friends..

This is Deepti, hope everyone had a merry Christmas !
I am back at Craftyscrappers blog today with my inspiration post.
I have made 3 cards using  single stamp set called ” Christmas Wishes” focusing on  Embossing which is also theme for our current month Challenge.

 

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So Our challenge for this month of DECEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…
 

You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win the amazing goodie bag worth rs1500\-
from our store, http://www.craftyscrappers.in

 

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Okay so moving on to the cards that i’ve created…

 

HERE ARE THE THREE CARDS THAT I CREATED:

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And the beautiful stamp set from Craftyscrappers that i have used to create these cards is called, ” Christmas Wishes

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The stamp set size that i have used is of 5x5inch size, which is the medium size, used in making A3 cards,envelopes and layouts.
This stamp set, has so many beautiful elements and really wonderfully matching sentiments to go along.
There are three different sized and variation poinsettia flowers which are just perfect for any Christmas theme project, and the beautiful holy leaves, one is the swirl holy leaves, great for creating Christmas wreaths and the small Holy leaf to embellish your projects and to make custom patterned backgrounds for your Christmas cards.
This stamp set also has a big sentiment, “Christmas” which is hand lettered along with coordinating sub sentiments that will create different sentiments as per choice.

 

Lets go through the making process of these three cards, one by one now…

 

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First project: BEAUTIFUL HEAT EMBOSSED CARD

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL: 

  • I took A2 size water coloured card stock.
  • Heat embossed the poinsettia flowers & holy leaves from Craftyscrappers beautiful stamp set, “Christmas wishes” using Gold embossing powder.
  • Colored the background and flowers with gansai tambi watercolors.
  • Once satisfied, mounted this on white card stock along with gold washi tape.
  • Added the die cut sentiment on the vellum along with some gold sequins to finish my card.

 

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Here’s a close-up:

 

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Second project: BEAUTIFUL HEAT-EMBOSSED LAYERED CARD

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

  • I took 5 by 5 inches white card stock.
  • Heat embossed the wreath I created using Craftyscrappers stamp set,  “Christmas wishes”  using gold embossing powder and colored it.
  • Meanwhile, gold heat embossed the poinsettia flowers on water color paper, colored and fussy cut it.
  • Arranged these flowers on the wreath and then embossed the sentiment on vellum.
  • Added some gold sequins to finish it.

 

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Here’s a close-up:

 

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Third Project: BEAUTIFUL HEAT-EMBOSSED BACKGROUND CARD

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

  • I took A2 size watercolor paper. 
  • Heat embossed the poinsettia flowers from Craftyscrappers stamps set,  “Christmas wishes”  using white embossing powder.
  • Messy colored the panel with different colors.
  • Added the die cut sentiment and sequins to complete it. 

 

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Here’s a close-up:

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I hope you enjoyed the Inspirations and that i have inspired you enough for the challenge for this month “EMBOSSING”.
Not only this all the Christmas Stamps are on sale.
This is just the awesome opportunity to stock them… 🙂
so head over to our store here.

 
Watch out for more in the coming days… 
And Do join us in our challenge!

Looking forward to your participation in the challenge.

 Thank you so much for stopping by!!
 
Hugs xxx
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MIXED MEDIA LAYOUT USING CS STAMPS: a step-by-step tutorial

Hello everyone!
 
It’s Priyanka on Craftyscrappers today and I have a layout to share with you all using the newly released stamp sets. 
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It’s a mixed media layout made with just few basic craft supplies,
no fancy items, so easy to create for everyone.
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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of DECEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…
 

You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win An amazing goodie bag of  rs1500/-
From our store, http://www.craftyscrappers.in
(Coupon code will be generated to the winner.)

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So this is my completed MIXED MEDIA LAYOUT:

 

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Now moving on to the tutorial,
let me quickly go through the products that i have used to create this layout.
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Take a piece of cardboard, any colour corrugated sheet
and distress or archival inks. 
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 Create the background blending the inks using blending tool and glue a piece of corrugated sheet to the base.
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Now using the stamp set “Dots to Lines”  Stamp set from the store, stamp the image randomly and add white embossing powder to it.
Heat emboss the stamped area. 
 
 
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Next I picked this lovely stamp set again from the store “You are so Enchanting” and stamped the images on a piece of white cardstock, colored them using faber castell color pencils and fussy cut them.
 
 
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Select other embellishments to go with your background, like flowers, chipbords, die cuts, pattern papers etc. 
 
 
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Arrange and glue the elements to the cardboard.
 
 
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 I added some more texture to the base by applying texture paste to the corrugated sheet, Used shimmer pastes  from the store. These are so good to use for any mixed media project and on any surface!
I also added some tint of gold paste .
 
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Here are some  close-ups:
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 Hope you enjoyed the tutorial, do leave some love and feedback below.

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 challenge18 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so entry will be disqualified.)

 

 

Happy Crafting!

 

 
 
 
 

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BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS THEMED CANDLES USING CS STAMPS: a step by step tutorial!

Hi Crafters!

This is Anila and i am on the craftyscrappers blog today with a tutorial showing you how to stretch your stamps and use them to decorate your Candles. My tutorial today shows using the available stamps as per the occasion and create these beautiful themed candles.

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These candles can be used for gifting or even as home decors to adorn your homes for the festivities.
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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of DECEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…
 

You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win the amazing goodie bag!
(Prize reveal will be up soon!)

 

 

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Let me share now the procedure, how to make one easily…
but before that, let me share the products used.

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Here’s the completed THEMED CANDLES:

 

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Cut the tissue paper approximately to fit the size of the candle. The tissue should cover the candle only once and should not be overlapped at the ends. 

 

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 Stamp all the images using the ink and the acrylic blocks randomly so as to cover the entire tissue. Make sure to leave little margins at the ends. This avoids crowing of images when the two end sides meet.  

 

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 Cover the tissue completely with the images. Once all the images are stamped, separate the layers of tissue and use only the topmost ply of it. 

 

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Next, we have to put the tissue on the candle and heat set it. 

 

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 Heat the candle so that the tissue sticks to it from one side and then it becomes easier to pull the tissue around.
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Slowly and carefully heat set the tissue. You will observe that the candle starts melting and the tissue paper gets absorbed right into the candle, leaving only the design behind. This process requires a lot of care as you may burn yourself while holding the tissue in place. 
(I am so sorry… I could not click these in between pictures as I was completely engrossed in holding the tissue in place) 
Once the entire tissue vanishes set the candle aside for cooling down.
(Scrap out any additional drops of melted wax if any)
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Now you can decorate the candle using materials from your stash such as ribbons, flowers, beads, charms, twigs etc. This is how it looks. I have adhered a lace at the bottom of the candle. I did not decorate it much as then the images won’t be seen.
 
Check the video clip showing the finished candle here:
 
 
 
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QUICK GUIDE: How to Gift wrap this candle:
I have taken few things from my stash such as Gelatin paper, satin ribbons, pearl string, flowers, twister strips and some tags.
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I wrapped the candle with the Gelatin and tied with the twister. Tied a satin at the neck and decorated with flowers, pearl string. Lastly, added the tag!
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I made one more tiny candle using the Damask this! stamp set. 
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Wasn’t that a great way of decorating your candles?
Some important tips:
  1. One can use coloured inks or can colour the images on the tissue before heat setting it.
  2. This technique can also be done using the stencils and distress inks on the tissue paper and heat setting it once dry.
  3. The important thing to remember is that the inks/colors should not be very wet as the tissue may tear. 

 

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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 challenge18 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so entry will be disqualified.)

Happy Crafting!

 

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SHIMMERY HOLIDAY CANVAS USING CS FUN-FOILS AND SHIMMER SPRAYS: A video tutorial!

Hello friends!
This is Anila, on the Craftyscrappers Blog and Today I have a video tutorial for you all  With Christmas around the corner, …showing how to create a beautiful shimmery holiday canvas using craftyscrappers Christmas stamps,Fun foils and shimmer sprays.
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This holiday canvas can be used as a Home decor or for gifting purpose.
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But before i get into that, let me tell you…
Our challenge for this month of DECEMBER is ongoing.
If you missed our previous post,check it out here…

 

You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win the amazing goodie bag!
(Prize reveal will be up soon!)

 

 

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Okay so moving on to the Video tutorial now…

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

  • For this canvas, 
    Place the canvas flat on the table. 
  • Spray the shimmer sprays on the canvas and let them spread randomly and cover the entire canvas. Sprays used are Sweet sunshine, Grape juice and Sweet Pumpkin. Let it air-dry.
  • On a scrap green colored paper, put double tape on one side and die-cut leaves from the paper such that the leaf die-cuts have adhesive on the top. 
  • Gently peel the backing paper and place the fun foil (Green colored) on the leaf. Burnish it properly. (You can even run it through the Big shot machine, for smooth spreading.)
  • Peel off to reveal the leaves covered with the foil.
  • Repeat the process to make 3 more leaves.
  • To form a wreath we need 4 leaves (if the leaves are big) 
  • By now the canvas must have dried.
  • Stamp the sentiment from the stamp set, “santa’s christmas” in the center of the canvas. Arrange and adhere the leaves around the sentiment.
  • On a scrap paper put double tape, peel the backing paper and put red fun foil.
  • Punch out holes using a hole punch from the red foiled paper using the cherry red fun foils. 
  • On another scrap paper draw a bell and fussy cut it.
  • Cover it with Glitzy gold fun foil in the same process. 
  • Arrange and adhere the tiny red dots as cherries around the leaves on the canvas. Adhere the bells on the top of the canvas using foam adhesive. 
  • There your holiday canvas is ready!

 

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Before moving on to the video tutorial,
let me show you the shimmery Holiday canvas that I have made for the tutorial :

 

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Sharing some close-ups:

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Do check out my complete step by step video tutorial here:

 

 

 

 

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

 

Watch out for more in the coming days enter your creations below!
 

Do join us in our challenge!
Don’t forget, there is a maximum of 3 entries per person and it needs to be new work
(so created and posted after this challenge has started).

Have fun with our challenge for which the entries close on 31st December and good luck!

(NOTE:If you don’t see Mr.Linky below, please refresh your page, your browser may not have fully loaded this page.)
If you still have trouble adding your creations for the challenge,kindly drop your creation links/blog links/facebook page link/pictures at craftyscrappers@gmail.com and we will manually add them for you.
And if you want to participate via facebook, you may post your creations over our facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/craftyscrappersCC/

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 challenge18 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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CHALLENGE#18:”EMBOSSING” and winners announced for challenge#17:”SKETCH”.

Hello Friends!

Anushree here and I am very happy to bring you this month’s challenge.
The theme for this month is “EMBOSSING

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You can create any project using embossing technique.
This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!

  • Last date of submission is 31st DECEMBER,2017

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To win the amazing goodie bag!
(Prize reveal will be up soon!)

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Lets quickly go through the challenge rules now…
 
 

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  • You can create any project using the embossing technique.
    This embossing can be in any form,wet or dry,on stamps,through stencils or pastes.
    it can be a layout, a journal page, a simple card, interactive cards,
    mixed media canvas or project, altered art, anything crafty!
  •  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 of submission 31st DECEMBER 2017
  • Link your projects via 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 challenge18 EMBOSSING to qualify for submission,failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.
  •  Also go through the general rules Here

So do join in our december challenge to win amazing prizes.
(December challenge prize reveal will be soon up!!!)

 
 
 
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Craftyscrappers have amazing & huge collection of various craft supplies and that too at affordable prices! You can even customize the size of stamps and stencils!
There are lots of supplies to choose from, so go & grab them at great discounts over at:
http://www.craftyscrappers.in
 
 
But before we move on to see the inspirations that our talented Dts have created,
for the current, “EMBOSSING”.
lets talk about the winner of our previous challenge…

CHALLENGE#17:”SKETCH”

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We had a nice number of cards and other crafty creations this month for our NOVEMBER challenge and several email, facebook and instagram entries.
Despite the holidays around the corner…  everyone had a little time to enter the challenge!
we had so many wonderful entries for the November challenge… Lots of sketchy.. sparkly.. and dazzling creations were seen.

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We absolutely adored each and every entry by the talented people
and we had a hard time deciding  the winner.

But the majority of votes that made  the winner for the
challenge#17: “SKETCH” is:

AVNI JAIN

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who created this super gorgeous interactive card… according to the challenge theme.
She has used our stamp set- MERMAID WISHES  to create her make.
Do check out her blog/FACEBOOK, to see how she created it.

And she will receive this “sketchy goodie bag” from us.

 

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A Big Congratulations to You!!!

 
The winner is advised to send an email: craftyscrappers@gmail.com along with your full name and shipping details with in 3 days to claim the prize and information about the winner badge, to put up on your blog/Facebook page.
(Please mention the challenge number in the subject!)
In case of failure another winner will be chosen.
 
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To inspire you to play along with us, in our current challenge#18: “EMBOSSING”
our super talented DT members have created some fabulous projects.
I am sure you will be truly inspired for the current month’s challenge with such creative inspirations.
Let’s have a look at them:

Cute Distressed card by DT Member

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A brief description

On how to create this fun card
 
  • Took a thick white cardstock and folded it into half in such a manner that front side is smaller than back side
  • Using archival ink “Vibrant fuscia” created the background getting a dense shade at bottom and moving with a lighter shade on top
  • Sprinkled few drops of water and removed the excess droplets with tissue
  • Using this cute stamp set “Wishing you Tons of Fun” by Craftyscrappers, stamped the images then colored and fussy cut them.
  •  Added a piece of acetate to the front side of the card using double sided tape
  • Punched the corners of the card 
  • Using “Brick stencil” from Craftyscrappers added the embossing ink using sponge on the cardstock and acetate
  • Added gold embossing powder and heat embossed it. I repeated the process to get a thicker layer
  • Lastly added the images using foam tape and added few sequins and sentiments. 

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Shimmery stenciled card By Dt member

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Last but not the least,

Beautiful Mixed media layout By DT member

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A brief description

  • For this layout I have used Color splash stencil and Distress circle stencil from Craftyscrappers.
  • I used Shimmer paste,Sonoma,Tickled and Pumpkin to create base for the layout first…with these pastes I did wet paste embossing on the layout.The paste dries in next 15 minutes giving a gorgeous 2D embossing effect.
  • Then I pasted mesh fabric with the help of Fun-Foil glue by Craftyscrappers.
  • The Flower is handmade with PREMIUM White Cardstock from Craftyscrappers again and then I painted it using Shimmer spray-Grape juice.
    Leaves are also painted using shimmer spray-bitter lemon.
  • I applied one more top coat of shimmer sprays on overall project after attaching them to desired places.
  • The Mdf’s are also from the Craftyscrappers and painted with prima acrylic colors.
  • Lastly added some gold micro beads here and there on the layout to add shimmer.

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

 

Watch out for more in the coming days enter your creations below!
 

Do join us in our challenge!
Don’t forget, there is a maximum of 3 entries per person and it needs to be new work
(so created and posted after this challenge has started).

Have fun with our challenge for which the entries close on 31st December and good luck!

(NOTE:If you don’t see Mr.Linky below, please refresh your page, your browser may not have fully loaded this page.)
If you still have trouble adding your creations for the challenge,kindly drop your creation links/blog links/facebook page link/pictures at craftyscrappers@gmail.com and we will manually add them for you.
And if you want to participate via facebook, you may post your creations over our facebook group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/craftyscrappersCC/

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 challenge18 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,

anushree