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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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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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COLORFUL SUNBURST “NEVER CHANGE” STAMP CARD: a video tutorial!

Hello Everyone!!
 This is Deepti  and I am excited to be back at Crafty Scrappers blog
with a beautiful video tutorial where i will be showing you how you can make a colorful sunburst card using craftyscrappers stamp set,”never change” along with Craftyscrappers stencil,”create-a-scene(sunburst).
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But before i begin, Let me remind you,This month is very special as Craftyscrappers is celebrating their 5th Birthday! and i wish Konica and the entire Craftyscrappers team a great birthday..May you guys take Craftyscrappers to new heights!!!
 And It’s hard to believe that my DT term is about to end already and this is my last post as Craftyscradesign Team member.. I really enjoyed my stay here…it was great working with you Craftyscrappers and Konica,You were very supportive all this way.
Thank you so  much for making me part your wonderful journey.
I want to thank Konica once again for this wonderful opportunity..
You are a GEM Konica..!!!
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So our current  theme of our challenge  is ongoing:

 
  • Last date of submission is 30th APRIL,2018

 

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To win the amazing goodie bags !

 

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So here’s my Colorful Sunburst Card:

 

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So to make this card, i have used Craftyscrappers April release stamp set,

 

Never Change Stamp set

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Along with Craftyscrappers stencil,

Create-a-scene(sunburst) stencil

 

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Here are some of the close-ups:

 

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Check out the complete step-by step Video-tutorial on the make:

 

 

 

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So thats all from me today!

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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2 GORGEOUS CREATE-A-FLOWER(ROSE)STENCIL CARDS : a step-by-step Tutorial!

Hello friends,

This is Anila and I am here today on Craftyscrappers blog with a step-by-step tutorial sharing the process of making 2 card using the New releases for the month of March.

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Im sure, you all are pretty excited about our craft challenges, which is ongoing for this colorful  month of MARCH…
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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So I have two cards using the new layered Create-a-flower (Rose) stencil

 

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and Craftyscrappers Premium white cardstock

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CREATE-A-SCENE(roses) stencil Cards

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This is my first card:

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To begin with, I took Craftyscrappers Premium white card stock and colored inks (Whichever available in my stash… you can see that I have clubbed the distress inks along with distress oxide) suitable for layering the flowers and the leaves. 

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Once the layering was done, I fussy cut all the flowers and the leaves. and kept aside.

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 Next, I started assembling them to make the card.
For the first card, I took three florals and few leaves. On a 4×6 side folding white card base, I adhered the first flower and a leaf directly onto it using liquid adhesive. 

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Then I started layering the remaining elements using some foam adhesive.

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Once the layering was done, I used the sentiment from Craftyscrappers mini  Bloom stamp set

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Added a few sequins from my stash and lastly added some fine details using a fine black marker and finished my card.

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This is my Second card:

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For my second card, I had just one flower and few leaves left. So I made a small 4″x4″ notecard. On a white card, I repeatedly stamped the sentiment from the Damask stamp set using grey ink.

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 Next, I arranged the flower and the leaves on the card. Layered few of them with foam adhesive to create some dimension to the card. 

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Lastly, added some fine details (Visible in close-ups) to the card using Nuvo drops. and finished my card.

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So be sure to check to check out my next card tutorial that i will be sharing tomorrow using Craftyscrappers “Buzzing by to say Hi” stamp set and I will be back soon for more inspirations!

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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Challenge#21 REMINDER &DT INSPIRATIONS.

 Hello Crafty peeps!
This is Konica and I am  back at craftyscrappers blog today on behalf of all our Talented and hardworking DTs, with their fabulous inspiration projects which is based on,
“FESTIVAL OF COLORS”
theme to inspire you all with the current challenge.

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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Okay lets see the Inspirations by our Dts one by one now….

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MIXED MEDIA MULTI PAGE ART JOURNAL SPREAD & TAG
By DT Member

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 Today I have a MIXED MEDIA page art journal spread and a tag to inspire you all for the current Craftyscrappers Challenge.

 

(MIXED MEDIA MULTI PAGE ART JOURNAL SPREAD)

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A Brief tutorial
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MIXED MEDIA MULTI PAGE ART JOURNAL SPREAD)

 

  • I took 4 card-stock from Craftyscrappers and tear it from middle just to make hole of different sizes, as you can see in image.
  • I started coloring from bottom page using Craftyscrappers shimmer sprays, for 1st layer I used “Rusty Denim” , For 2nd layer used “Sweet Sunshine”, for 3rd layer I used “Dancing Peacock
  • and for 4th layer I used texture paste and created texture using stencil called “Geometrical patterns” and after it dries completely I colored the page using “Juicy Watermelon“, “Sweet Sunshine”, and “Rusty Denim” from darker shade to lighter shade.
  • In this step I distressed the torn parts using “Greasy Charcoal” chalk paint, this way pages will have depth and I also stamped dotted pattern stamp around the torn area, for this I used “INSPIRE” stamp set, I follow this stamping process for all the 4 pages. (for reference have a look on final page)
  • Distress all the 4 pages using black ink and glue them together but instead of using foam tape, I used chipboard so that it will have dimensional look.
  • I stamped girl image from “Happy HOLI” Stamp set, Colored it using watercolor and fussy cut the image & place it on the page as if that girl is coming from colored layers (That’s what my concept was) To lift up the girl image I used 2 to 3 layers of chipboard behind it.
  • I also spread silver glitter behind the girl image and to the front page I spread just a little amount of “Tinted Gold” shimmer paste using palette knife to add shine and sparkly look,
  • After this I stamped the quote (saying) stamp image from “HOLI” Stamp set, Fussy cut that image and adhere on the page using double sided foam tape.
  • Later on this page added flat back gems randomly to have a elegant look, And Voila!!! our multi-page Art journal spread is complete.

 

 

(MIXED MEDIA TAG)

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A Brief tutorial
(MIXED MEDIA TAG)

  • I took Packaging cardboard and made cut-out of tag of 5 inches by 3 inches and glue down broken brush head on it.
  • Then I paste metal butterfly just to hide broken part of brush and also added sea-shells, art stones and micro beads. (Seed beads, micro beads, art stone works as a filler and also
  • In this step I covered entire tag with gesso and after gesso dries completely.
  • I colored the tag using “Tasty Tortilla” and “Muddy Pool” shimmer sprays.
  • I used gesso again just to add highlight little bit, in this step I took very little amount of gesso on dry brush and apply so that dimensional elements get highlighted.
  • Distress the edges and then added Shimmer paste using pallet knife.
  • Stamped sayings from “INSPIRE” stamp set and finished this tag.

 

 

 

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COLORFUL SPLASHY CARD
By DT Member

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 Today I have a colorful splashy card to inspire you all for the current Craftyscrappers Challenge.

 

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A Brief tutorial

  • I took A2 size white card stock, then stamped the splashes with ” Celebrate Holi” stamp set using distress inks in rainbow colors.
  • After that I splattered it with different colors including black.
  • Once satisfied, added the stamped sentiment from same stamp set and Birthday die cut out.
  • Completed it by adding some clear sequins here & there.

 

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COLORFUL CARD & TAG
By DT Member
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 Today I have a colorful card and a tag to inspire you all for the current Craftyscrappers Challenge.

COLORFUL CARD

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A Brief tutorial
(COLORFUL CARD)

 

FUN AND COLORFUL TAGS

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A Brief tutorial
(FUN AND COLORFUL TAGS)

 

 

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FUN-FILLED  CARDS
By DT Member


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 Today I have two colorful and fun-filled Cards to inspire you all for the current Craftyscrappers Challenge.

 

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(YOU FILL MY DAYS WITH COLOR CARD)

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A Brief tutorial
(YOU FILL MY DAYS WITH COLOR CARD)

 

  • I started with stamping some cute pichkari images from the Celebrate Holi Stamp set in Jet black Archival ink. 
  • Colored these images using different Shimmer Sprays Sour eggplant, Ocean waves, Bitter lemon, Sweet pumpkin and one DI- candied apple and one Memento dye ink- Dandelion using water. Fussy cut them.
  • On a stitched textured white CS, at the top I carefully stamped the Splash image three times overlapping them from the Celebration Holi stamp set using Different DI and slightly spritzed it with water bottle. Love the faded dripping colorful result. Then once again I stamped those splashes using same DI for the good impact result.
  • Die cut a scalloped circle out of black CS and black foam sheet. 
  • In the center I created my own sentiment using same stamp set again, this stamp set included so many cute text sentiments!
  • You Fill My Days With in jet black Archival ink and Colors in using different DI.
  • Now placed all the elements to create my colorful festive scene with fun using foam dots.
  • In the end, placed this panel on a colorful Plaid PP and adhered it on a white CS. And slightly applied some tinted gold SHIMMER PASTE for glittery impact with my brush for little sparkle.

 

 

GLTTER-ED AND COLORFUL SWEET WISHES CARD

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No festival can complete without sweets so here is a colorful background card with sweet Gunjiyas and sparkly splashes!
A Brief tutorial
(GLTTER-ED AND COLORFUL SWEET WISHES CARD)
  • On a piece of Craftyscrappers premium white cardstock,  I placed the Splash stencil and applied Tinted Gold Shimmer Paste through it.
  • Blended different DI-Candied apple, carved pumpkin, lucky clover, twisted citrus, fossilized amber, wilted violet, seedless preserves, salty ocean and mermaid lagoon to create a colorful background.
  • Stamped the image of thali with gunjiyas using Jet black Archival ink from the stamp set, “Celebrate Holi“.
  • I colored the thali using Creamy Cantalope Shimmer paint(Pearl Finish) and colored the sweet image using DI- fossilized amber and carved pumpkin.

 

 

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STRETCHING THE STAMPS IN A CREATIVE WAY : A CARD & TAGS
By DT Member
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 Today I have a fun and colorful project to inspire you all for the current Craftyscrappers Challenge.

I have tried stretching my stamps in a very extraordinary way.The stamp set was designed for Holi festival but now as the festival is over I was confused how to make something out of it and that’s where this technique of stretching the stamps clicked to me.

 

STRETCHING THE STAMPS IN A CREATIVE WAY : A CARD

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A Brief tutorial

 

  • I have used the triangle geometric shape in the stamp set,”Celebrate Holi”  which was actually representing gulal(Holi Powdered color) on the stamp set to create my background first with Distress oxide inks in various colors.
  • After that I have used You die and made a diecut on the finished background.
  • Took that diecut out and replaced it with same white cardstock diecuts thrice,
  • lastly topped the original distress oxide inked  diecut.
  • The sentiment is from same stamp set, “Celebrate Holi“.
  • stamped with Black Archival ink.
  • Lastly attached Cup sequins to adorn the card.

 

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So that’s all for today! We hope you’re inspired!
Do leave some love and feedback below and we will be back soon for more inspirations!
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.) 
Watch out 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!
 
 
 
Thank you,
konica
 
Craftyscrappers Team