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SHIMMER PASTE MIXED MEDIA TAGS: a brief tutorial & a detailed video

Hello!! My Arty and Crafty Friends,
This is DT Archana here, on the blog today.
Today’s project is all about Craftyscrappers Shimmer Pastes which is super glittery and sparkly, and I am so amazed by the finished look of the project using these beauties and it’s a must have product if you are crazy about adding that glitter and at the same time textural or dimensional touch to the project.
I also have a video tutorial showing you how i created these mixed media tags.
keep reading to know more 🙂

 

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Okay so we all are pretty excited about  Craftyscrappers 5th birthday bash, which is sadly ending  tomorrow 😦  but  they have amazing giveaways and also a craft challenges, which is ongoing for this fabulous month of APRIL…

“Time to Celebrate”

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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

So Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the coming future!!!

 

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So here are the tags that i created:

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So to create these tags, i have used, craftyscrappers amazing

 

 

SHIMMER PASTES
Sprout, Stem, Cupcake, Blush, Butter, Tinted gold, Jet)

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GEOMETRICAL PATTERN STENCIL

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Along with Craftyscrappers Shimmer Sprays
Grape juice and dancing peacock)

 

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A BRIEF TUTORIAL:

 

  • I took 2 blank tags and colored them using Craftyscrappers “Grape juice” and “dancing peacock” shimmer sprays and lift excess color using tissue ( here I just dabbed tissue paper on tags at random places)
  • Created texture on the first tag using Stencil “Geometrical patterns” and Craftyscrappers “Sprout” and “Stem” Shimmer paste , Just lay down the stencil on tag and spread generous amount of paste using palette knife ( I must tell you this pastes colors are so gorgeous and beautiful that makes you to fall in love with your project again and again) #MustHaveSupplies
  • For second tag I used another shades of Shimmer paste and those are “Cupcake” and “Blush” using same technique (To see these amazing shimmer paste result, don’t forget to watch the video, It’s already up on our channel)
  • Then I took 2 raw Sea Horse chipboard cut-outs and also covered entire cut-outs using Shimmer paste called “Butter” & Tinted gold” and for another cut-out I used “Jet” Shade.
  • To give the base for these Chipboard cut-outs, I used normal white sewing thread and pasted it on tag, after that I glue down the sea-horse cutout on tag, I follow the same process for both the tags.
  • Finished these tags by distressing the edges of tag using Black ink pad and adding some inspirational sayings…

 

 

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Check out the complete video tutorial here:

 

 

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Hope you guys have enjoyed this process as much I enjoyed creating, If you tried this page, do tag us (#Craftyscrappers) on your social medias so that we can have a look too…..Don’t forget to grab new release products on our store.
I will be back soon with some more inspiration…
And do 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 challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

 

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SENDING YOU WARM WISHES TRI-FOLD CARD:a video tutorial.

Hi everyone!

This is Anila here, and I am back at the Craftyscrappers blog with a video tutorial.
Today, my video features how to make a tri-fold card. I have made a mini 4×4″ tri-fold card. 

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Craftyscrappers is celebrating their  5th Birthday this month and they have lots of fun giveaways on the way!
 
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 Join me in wishing Craftyscrappers a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY
and many more successes in the future. 
 
To honor this  special occasion the theme for this month’s challenge is
 
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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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To make this card i am using Craftyscrappers,
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Along with Craftyscrappers stencil,
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And this is how my Tri-fold card looks:
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A BRIEF TUTORIAL: 
  • Take a white cardstock measuring 4″ x 12″. 
  • Using green distress ink create the land/grass portion on one side of the card. 
  • Divide the card into 3 parts. Score the card at 4″ interval to create the tri-fold base. 
  • For the first part, using the Sunburst stencil create the sun. Stamp the cloud using blue ink. 
  • For the second part, stamp the clouds and the raindrops using grey ink and lightening using yellow ink.
  • For the third part, stamp the cloud and raindrops with grey ink. Stamp the sentiment using Versafine Onyx black ink.
  • Stamp flowers on all 3 panels. Also, add finer details like grass etc.
  • Stamp, colour and fussy cut the images.
  • Assemble them on each panel to create a scene.

 

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Here are the close-ups:

 

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I have also created a video showcasing the complete step-by-step process so check it out here, for more additional tips while making this card yourself!

 

 

 

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So That’s all from my end! 

Looking forward to your creations for the challenge. 
Do check out the awesome giveaways shared on FB and Instagram.
Do leave some love in the comments 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 challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

 

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

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YOU ARE SO ENCHANTING GOLD FOILED CARD:By GDT PRIYANKA KANTAK-a step-by-step tutorial!

Hi Everyone! I am Priyanka Kantak
and I am Guest Designing for Craftyscrappers today!

I was the winner for Craftyscrappers Challenge #19 : Anything Goes
and today i have an interesting tutorial to share with you all!

 

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But before i move on with my tutorial, let me tell you… its Craftyscrappers 5th birthday celebration month, and there are so many fun things lined up for this fabulous month, starting from two Giveaways,
 Two giveaways

1st is the April Product Release Giveaway!

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Where Craftyscrappers is Giving Away 2 among these gorgeous stamp sets,
(the winner can choose the designs)to ONE lucky random winner.

and 2nd is Celebrate with Craftyscrappers Giveaway!

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where you can win lots of fun prizes and goodie bags! Sounds Fun!!!
Check out the full details about the Giveaways here.

Not only that, they also have a fun challenge which is on-going…

CHALLENGE#22: “TIME TO CELEBRATE”

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  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

(Details mentioned on the previous post, check it!!! 🙂 )

 

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So back to my tutorial now… And today i have a very special post where i will show you technique to use Craftyscrappers Fun-foils with stencils without any heat or laminator machine!

I am really grateful to Konica for giving me this opportunity!
I am so thrilled to be a part of the Guest Design team.

 

So for today’s tutorial I have made a gold foiled card using the pretty
You are so enchanting’ stamp set,

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The images in the stamp set are so cute and remind me of my favorite fairytale from childhood, Cinderella!

Mini Hearts stencil

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The Hearts stencil is 4 x 6.5 inches in size. Such a small size helps to easily use it in the different parts of the card panel without adjusting.
The simple & sweet design can be used for different cards.

 

and Glitzy Gold Fun Foils

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all from Craftyscrappers!
Fun Foils are such an easy way to add shine to our projects and can be used with their Fun Foil glue and even double sided tape.

 

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So moving on to my card, here is a step by step photo tutorial for the

YOU ARE SO ENCHANTING GOLD FOILED CARD

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I distressed the entire panel of white cardstock with Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide and sprayed a mist of water on it.

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I sponged Craftyscrappers Fun Foil Glue over the Hearts stencil with a blending tool.

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After that I placed the Glitzy Gold Fun Foil on the sponged part and pressed it using my bone folder on both sides of the panel. I also ran the panel along with the foil through my Big shot machine for added pressure. The Fun Foils give instant shine without added effort!

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The panel looks like this :

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I stamped the princess image, colored it and then fussy cut it.

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I assembled everything on the card along with a die-cut white scalloped frame while foam mounting the princess image. I also white heat embossed the sentiment on black cardstock.

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Here are some close-ups :

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So that’s all for today! i hope you’re inspired!
Hope you liked the tutorial.

Do leave some love and feedback below and the DTs will be back soon for more inspirations!
Don’t forget to join in Craftyscrappers craft challenges,(details at the beginning of the post!) and their awesome giveaways!!!
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 challenge22 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 
Watch out this space for more in the coming month and enter your creations through the link at the beginning of the post, that will take you to the challenge entry.

Have Fun creating,
Happy Crafting!
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YOU ARE SO JAW-SOME STAMP CARDS: a step-by-step tutorial!

Hello Craftyscrappers fans!Vinita here! and today im here to showcase some inspirations  using the fun-filled
You are so Jaw-some stamp set, and stencils from our current Release!

 

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

Challenge#21:” FESTIVAL OF COLORS”

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You can create Cards, layouts, a journal page, Canvases, interactive/3D cards,
mixed media, altered art…anything crafty,With the FESTIVAL COLORS in it!
(Don’t forget to add the touch of GOLD or SILVER to your creations!)
But keep in mind, Craftyscrappers products as focus.

 
  • Last date of submission is 31st MARCH,2018

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

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CARDS#1 
Underwater Ocean scene!

 

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I created this card as a Belated Birthday card for my friend.
As she love sharks and movie “Jaws”, so I created a special card for her!

So i created my underwater Ocean scene using
You are so jaw-some stamp set for Craftyscrappers.
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I have to say they are freaking adorable!
And there are all sort of details that make them one of a kind,
great tiny elements and so much fun to color. 

along with Craftyscrappers Premium white Cardstock 

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Which is a double-coated matt finish carstock, Ideal for stamping/Embossing/Distressing.
The cardstock is around 200gsm in thickness and have a Smooth surface allowing for blending while using markers or water colors.

 

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I stamped the shark images on the Premium white CS from CS in jet black Archival ink and colored them with my copic markers and created a textures of tiny dots for more interest and dimension.

 

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 At the outer edges I gave a thin coat of lighter grey copic marker and fussy cut them. The white sheet is so smooth with Mat finish, love the results and enjoyed coloring my image with markers! You must have this awesome white CS to give it a try!!!

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Then on white card base to create my underwater scene, I drew a big stone at the bottom with my pencil and stamped some ocean weeds, coral reef images and all tiny elements. Colored them with my copic markers again.
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I left the top space blank and applied different DI -Tattered rose, Salty ocean, mermaid lagoon, blueprint sketch using finger daubers to create an ocean scene. Then I blended some DI at the leftover blank space and flicked it with some water droplets. 
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Wow, love the amazing outcome, its look like real ocean edge and at the top most with different shades of blue hues!
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Created a speech banner with a cute sentiment holding by a jaw-some shark and created the whole scene!

 

 

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I carried away the sentiment inside with Birthday wishes.
Stamped the Ocean waves using two shades of DI with a message bottle.
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I had so much fun making this card, I adore the ocean Pals.
You can create so many fun cards for different occasions using this one stamp set,
The possibilities are endless!
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Firstly I used my glittery paste leftover on the stencil from my last holi festival card, I keep that scrap sheet for my next creation and  I used it here!

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I quickly placed my stencil on a white CS upside down and pressed firmly and used Ocean Waves Shimmer Spray through the stencil.

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(Important Tip:  Always try to use your products in an innovative style and never waste them!)

 

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On a black card base I placed this stenciled panel and added a vellum sheet on it for the visible soft effect.

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 Using waves images from the You are so Jaw-some stamp set I stamped them in mermaid lagoon DI to create some ocean waves. Watercolored them using blueprint sketch and mermaid lagoon DI and fussy cut them. At the bottom panel, I added that ocean waved panel with  foam dots.

 

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Now time to stamp my shark images. I picked up two of the different images from the You are so Jaw-some stamp set. This time I heat embossed my images in Metallic Gold Sparkle EP. Using Soul eggplant and Ocean waves Shimmer spray colors from CS, I watercolored them, easily blended with water and added some tiny dots at the upper body part of the shark images. Added those googly eyes to look like more real! Adhered them with foam dots.

 

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Added some sea foam waves on the white part of waves for more dimension using Snow Marker and heat embossed them!
Added a sentiment on a black strip in Metallic Gold Rich Pale EP and finished it off with some water dew drops blings!

 

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Card 3

Have a FIN-Tastic day Friends
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Now for this card, once again I used my  Splash stencil as a background creator
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which I used in my second card. Before drying those DI, I quickly sprayed some water and placed my inked stencil upside down on a leftover piece of Premium white cardstock from Craftyscrappers.
Get the awesome monochrome marble effect of splashes, love it!!!
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By stamping these adorable shark images from You are so Jaw-some stamp set on a vellum sheet and heat embossed in opaque bright white EP, fussy cut them.

 

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Die cut some inverted scalloped frames included some from white foam sheet to give some dimensions to my layers.

 For the sentiment I die cut Friend script out of a white foam sheet to make a good stack. Before I die cut my top layer, I added some sticky sheet to the paper. That way I added Sizzling Silver  foil from CS for the sentiment. 

 

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 I added  have a fin-tastic day sentiment from the same set in jet black.

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Well peeps, that’s all from me today. Hoping you all enjoyed my Jaw-some Cards today!!!

Don’t forget to check out our previous blog posts for more inspiration and ideas.
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 challenge21 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.) 

Have a blessed day!
Happy Crafting!

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3 CUTE BUZZING BY TO SAY HI CARDS : a pic-Tutorial!

Hello!
This is Anila and I am back again, as promised yesterday to showcase the newly released “Buzzing by to say hi stamp set by Craftyscrappers.
I hope you enjoyed my Create-a-flower(rose)stencils cards that i shared yesterday 🙂 
Today i have a pictorial of three cards using this cute bee stamp set. 
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Here’s a look at the three cards that i made:
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I began by stamping all these images from the stamp set, “BUZZUING BY TO SAY HI
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on a watercolour paper using Archival ink. 
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Coloured them using Zig markers and Aqua pen and fussy cut them all. 
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CARD#1

 

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For the first card, I took a 4″x4″ white card. Masked and distressed it alternatively using green and blue distress inks.
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 Arranged the elements in place and stamped the sentiment and other details using my Stampoholic and Versafine ink. Adhered all the flowers using liquid adhesive. Using various green coloured distress inks, I created the grass effect in between the flowers. 
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 Trimmed and mounted this panel on a side fold card base using foam adhesive.
Lastly mounted the Bee using foam adhesive to give it a pop and added glossy accents to the bee and the flowers. 
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CARD#2

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I used the hexagon shapes from the stamp set and created a pattern on a white 4″x4″ white card.
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 Stamped the crown shape and using liquid adhesive added glitter to it. Fussy cut and adhered this to the bee image. 
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 Stamped the sentiment on this panel using my Stampoholic.

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Trimmed and Mounted this panel on a 4×4 notecard using foam adhesive. 

 

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 Arranged the images and adhered them in different layers to create some interest. 
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Lastly, added some enamel dots to complete my card. 
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CARD#3 : BONUS CARD

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I had few of the coloured images remaining, so I thought of making a bonus card!
I made a card using a ready-to-use shaker card pack.

 

 

A BRIEF TUTORIAL:
 
  • I lightly traced the placement of the shaker windows on the card base and distressed that portion using distress inks.
  • I adhered two bees and two flowers on the distressed parts using liquid adhesive. Mounted the foam layer over this, followed by the acetate and the top layer.
  • Before adhering the top layer, I stamped the sentiment and other details using Versafine ink and Stampoholic.
  • After adhering this top layer, I added the bee using foam adhesive. LAslty, cover the bee with glossy accents to complete my card. 
 
 
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That’s all from my end! 
Hope you enjoyed my pictorial. Do leave some love in the comments 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 challenge21 to qualify for submission,
failing to do so, the entry would be disqualified.)

Have a fabulous Day!
Happy Crafting!

 

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