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!!


  1. welcome back dear!!
    gorgeous card!

  2. Jaya - thank you for entering your lovely roses and lots of paper layers on that card in our challenge this week - for only taking 15 minutes to assemble - my goodness girlfriend - that is a lovely card!! good luck on the draw and we hope to see you return next Tuesday for another challenge at Tuesday Throwdown! Enjoy your week hun, Gail DT

  3. Welcome back Jaya !!!
    :) awesome as always :)
    really loved the LO of your card. And thats pretty effective all under 18 rs !
    Thanks for taking inspiration from and playing with Beyond Grey challenges

  4. Beautiful card to start off blogging after a long break !I loved the image ,flowers ,border and of-course up-cycling ! All the Best !

  5. gorgeous card love the rich summer colours,vintage image and flowers-thanks for joining us at Lej designs
    Carol DT x

  6. What can I say.... Stunning, beautiful and the list can go on. You are very talented and I think you have done an awesome job with the color theme. I'm sure Jovita will love it as I do. I keep looking back while writing this to pick out something in particular to comment on and I'm sorry but I can't. The hole card does just what it should and everything is beautiful. I'm so glad you are well again. Thank you for joining in at Beyond Grey Challenges. Again beautiful talented work.

  7. Fabulous card, Jaya! Beautiful image and embellishments - love the gorgeous roses you've created!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Challenges 4 Everybody and good luck!
    Tracey x

  8. ITs gorgeous and thanks so much for the wishes

    Thanks for playing along at Beyond Grey Challenges

  9. Wow lovely colors...gorgeous rose..Thanks for playing with Catchy Challenges

  10. very pretty! Love the vintage look and great flowers!

    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  11. Hi sweetie, this is gorgeous love the colours too huggles Pops x x x

  12. Gorgeous card! So glad you're crafting again! We all need a break...
    Thanks for joining us at SGC!

  13. Love your gorgeous card...gotta love crafting on the cheap eh? *winks*

    P/s: Glad you've recovered...we are having dengue epidemic here too...

  14. Thank you for joining the LEJ Designs Challenge #53 - Borders and/or Corners over on our blog.
    This is gorgeous. Love the rich colours mixed with the sepia/vintage tones of the image and backing paper. The mix of modern and vintage is wonderful. Love the double layered border and those lovely flowers.

    I hope you will join us for more of our weekly challenges. There are always gorgeous LEJ Designs images up for grabs as well as extras from our sponcers.

    Hugs Lisa xxxxxx LEJ DT Member

  15. Glad to know that you are feeling better...and the card is awesome.thanks for playing along BGC's colour challenge.Hope to see you at the Oh so Knotty challenge too

  16. Wow this is so pretty. Great colour combo. Thanks for joining the Use Your Stuff blog this week.

  17. Gorgeous colors Jaya, love the vintage image

  18. Beautiful card with bright colors and welcome back Jaya. Thank you so much for joining us at Catchy Challenges. Good luck.. :)

  19. This is gorgeous Jaya, love the style of your card, it's very elegant :) thanks for stopping by this week :) xx

  20. all the above comments sums up that how gorgeous the card is.. use of lovely vibrant colors is magnificent. "THE TALENT IS BACK FROM THE CAVE"... u r going to make it big..!!!

  21. This is absolutely adorable, thanks for sharing at CATCHY CHALLENGES all the best.


Thank you for your comment!