Wednesday 29 May 2013

Shabby Chic Desktop calendar

One more post to go... this one is the last for the day :P..

 this is for the crafters corner  summer sundae...
diecut: scallop circle diecut
2 patter papers- DCWV and Kaisercraft- rose collection
3 embellishments: photo frame, flowers, and pearl swirls and butterfly
hint of glitter - on the  butterfly
 also submitting it to -
Lessology - for the love of fabric: upcycled- an old spiral hardbound book cover to make a desktop calendar..the photo frame is from a wedding card ..i painted it with white pearl paint
used fabric flowers, buttons from stash , calendar is a printout ..
also to-
crafts and me challenges- shabby chic
pile it on challenges- put a bird on it- used the bird charm in the corner
simon says stamps challenge-anything-goes
for the love of crafting
Hope you like it...


Card in Pink and White

here is another project for the day a card
this has been made keeping in mind the current challenge at crafters corner and the lessology challenge...

I have used the pink and the white and skin toned here...
submitting it to
Crafters Corner challenge : summer sundae+ recipe
one diecut/ punch- scallop circle and fiskars sunburst punch
2 pattern papers: one DCWV and the other i don't know the name of the paper pack..
3 embellishments : butterfly,metal swirl with pearls, flowers
glitter- on the butterfly
 Lessology - for the love of fabric: fabric flowers+ up cycled metal spring from a glue tape runner... took it out and stretched it...
also to-
challenges4everybody- anything goes
simon says stamps challenge-anything-goes_29
For the love of crafting

Hope you like it
please leave comments


Happy Fathers Day

Here is a card I made for my Dad... Using a lot of up cycled stuff...

 Submitting it to-
Lulupu- my firstlove my dad 
Lessology- for the love of fabric
The fabric used is the inner lining from a discarded seat cover...
The buttons are from old worn out pullovers and shirts.. the metal frame sort of thing with 'dad' is from an old   t- shirt ...
The survey map is from an old book ...
The  gear thing is from a glue tape runner... yeah i broke open it to get hold of this and the spring that I have used in another project ;)<wink> ..I like to upcycle things that are of actually no use at all...
also submitting to-

Cupcake craft challenges-boys
melonheadz friends-fathers-day
simon says stamps challenge-anything-goes_29
hope you like it
please leave your views...would love to hear them...


Shabby Chic Altered Art

Hello everyone. Here is an up cycled item. I altered it to the extent that its hard to pick up what's actually altered or up cycled ;)..!! OKK.. its a cardboard box .. I took it out of the packaging and cut it down to a circle and then did all the layering and embellishing.

submitting it to Crafters Corner : summer sundae+ recipe
I have used:-
fiskars sunburst border punch and laser diecut for the photo frame of the lady
2 pattern papers: from DCWV: Fresh floral paper stack collection..
3 embellishments: flowers.. both fabric and paper flowers are handmade, butterfly chipboard embellishment from itsy bitsy, pearl sprig
glitter: on the butterfly  and the flowers..

Lessology: for the love of fabric: fabric-used fabric flowers, fabric bandage ,fabric laces and up cycled the cardboard box, the makeup accessories for the lady are up cycled from old makeup kit,
 packaging, the lady in black is a magazine cut-out that I painted with black

also to-
PPS challenge-flowers and ribbons
Crafts and me challenge- shabby chic
Divas by Design challenge-tie-ribbon
Simon says stamps challenge-anything-goes_29
Hope you like it..
would love to hear from you..
please leave comments

Tuesday 14 May 2013

Summer Colors

Hello my blogger pals!!!
This post of mine is after a long long break of nearly 8 months !! I missed crafting...:(.. but had studies and also fell ill for nearly a month and a half...( had dengue ehhhh...). I missed you guys..:'( . Although did visit your blogs now n then ...but sorry for not leaving comments..You all did a lot of awesome work< clap> <clap>!! Also saw a number of new bloggers... welcome to all of you.. :) I have made a few projects and  "hope"i will be able to share them with you all :P..
here is the first of them... A Birthday card...


I tried to keep it as close as possible to the colors in the inspiration pic .. linking it to
 Beyond Grey Challenges..Summer fresh birthday!! And HaPPieee  bIrThDaY JoVitA!!

 My card is very very simple as you can see... just did some punching... some layering and there you go... the card was ready..It took only about 15 mins to get this done..(have already made a number of roses and stocked them).. but took me almost 15 days to post it!!!< lazy me..:O>

I used really cheap stuff to create it... I usually do that though...special mention coz I am linking it to
 catchy challenges: thrifty crafter -create something in rs 25/-

1.Base of the card , the paper for the tag, the layer behind the photo - all from wedding card. - rs 0.
2.Paper for the handmade roses and the punched out butterfly-rs 2/-
3.Pattern paper.. rs 6 each- used half each-total of rs 6/-
4.Die cut leaves -total of rs 4/-
5.Mulberry flowers-rs 3/-
6.Cream buds -up cycled from a throwaway home decor stuff- rs 0
7.The black paper for border and layering- 80 paise ( from chart paper.. used 1/12th of it)
9.Lady pic and doily like paper- from old magazines and cards..- rs 0/-
10. Tag is hand cut using tag template used wedding card cardstock- rs 0/-
11.pearls-rs 1/- fabric- rs-1/-
13. reusable items- distress inks , border and butterfly punch,sentiment stamp...
 Total-rs 17.80/-   ...<Phewww!!>

also linking it to-
card mania challenges-flower-power
crafty creations challenges-challenge-221-something old something- used old wedding cards, old magazines and card for pictures
lejdesignschallengeblog-challenge-53-borders-and corners- Punched out borders
use your stuff-challenge-84-focused on flowers
southerngirls challenge
tuesday throwdown-smell of the roses

PS: pictures aren't clear as i used my phone camera...will upload better pics if I" find" my digi cam!!

hope you like it..plz leave your views..
Cya soon!!
Lots n lots of hugs!!