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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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BEAUTIFUL STENCIL BACKGROUND: a video tutorial!

Hello friends!
This is Anila, on the Craftyscrappers Blog and Today I have a video tutorial for you all …showing how to use a stencil to create a background for a card. 
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My card mainly focuses on the use of the stencil with distress inks to create your card.
I will be showing a simple distressing technique that will help you achieve clean distressed backgrounds with the stencils.
Craftyscrappers Stencils are high quality stencils,for you to create amazing backgrounds
or highlights on your projects.
These stencils comes in a trendy package and are 6.5×6.5INCH in size thats the Big size and are also available in Mini Sizes, which covers 4×5.5INCH in size,
which makes it easier for you to twist and turn the stencils according to your work surface.
And the most incredible thing about them is, they are pocket friendly.

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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 Video tutorial now…

 

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  • Craftyscrappers stencil- Victorian
  • Craftyscrappers card base set
  • Craftyscrappers die cut sets-wishes
  • Distress inks- Wild honey,carved pumpkin,picked raspberry and fired brick.

 

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Before moving on to the video tutorial,
let me show you the card I have made for the tutorial :

 

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A brief Tutorial:
 
  • I took a white card and adhered it using washi tape.
  • Adhered the Victorian stencil over it.
  • Using a dauber distress the card using various distress inks.
  • Trimmed the card panel and mounted it on a black card base.
  • Adhered two layers of sentiment die-cuts to give it dimension.
  • Mounted it on a strip and vellum and adhered it to the card.
  • Lastly, covered the sentiment with glossy accents and added few dew drops to complete the card. 

 

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

 

 

 

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It was great fun playing with craftyscrappers Stencils. And the effect that came out was amazing. I am sure you want to check out the entire collection at the store.
Do check them out!!!

 

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I hope you enjoyed the video and i 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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POLAROID PHOTO FRIDGE MAGNETS:a tutorial using CS stamps!

Hello Friends,

This is Deepti from Vishesh Collections and…
I ‘m back again at Craftyscrappers blog with some interesting tutorial,
as an inspiration for our ongoing challenge#17, “sketch”.
Today I am going to show to how to make Polaroid Photo Fridge magnets..

 

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These fridge magnets are perfect for capturing your beautiful memories
and these make a perfect gift too…

You can customize it as per your choice…

 

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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 Polaroid Photo Fridge magnets using craftyscrappers Stamps.

 

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Aren’t these cute….
I have used this stamp set from Craftyscrappers called ” Mermaid Wishes”


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Before further ado…
Lets move to the step by step tutorial…
 
 
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I took magnetic sheet, cardboard, White card stock , Kraft card stock and pattern paper and cut all of these in to 4 by 3.5 inches size as shown in the pic.

 

 

 

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After that I made two sets as in the pic Where in set one I glued Kraft cardbaord + pattern paper and in another set Magnetic sheet + Kraft Card stock + White card stock.

 
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Now I  did some marking on the back side of the cardboard where I glued my pattern paper as shown and cut out the window of 2.11 inches. After that I cut some card board strips and glued it to the three sides of my Polaroid frame leaving some space to keep the photo in place. Now I have to cut the extra strips.
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In this step , I cut the extra strips ,applied the fevicol on it and mounted it on the magnetic sheet ( set 2 )..

 

Our magnetic Polaroid frame is ready..
(this is how it looks:)

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Now, you can decorate it as per your choice, theme  etc..
and you can slide your photo of size 3.25 by 3 inches from the top.
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To decorate my Polaroid frame, I stamped mermaids and fishes from Craftyscrapper’s Mermaid Wishes stamp set on watercolor paper, colored these and fussy cut it.Added the Smile die cut out to complete these.
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I really enjoyed making these cute Polaroid photo fridge magnets for my refrigerator.
I hope you will give it a try and share your creation with us.
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We had a super mesmerizing November Stamp Release on 6th.
The stamp sets are based on some really nice fairytale…

Here’s a closer look at the stamp sets that are released and are now available at a Launch sale price at our store: http://www.craftyscrappers.in

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And we are also giving away 3 among these super beautiful stamp sets, to a random winner… where you can chose the stamp set as your win prize!!
You just need to LIKE… SHARE… AND leave us a nice COMMENT over our Facebook Post and Instagram.
The winner will be announced on 18th of November.
So like,comment and share for a chance to win!!!
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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.) 
 
Thank you so much for stopping by and for leaving some love..
 
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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