Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Cards for MFT Superstar Contest...

Hello my Crafty World,

Hope everyone is crafting!!!

Here I am back with couple of cards (to be precise - 3 cards :)) which i have made for MFT Superstar Contest. As usual , i am just in time ...he he he..Okie..lets talk about cards...Sorry for the long post...

To participate in this contest must use only MFT Stamps and dies.. and i own only one stamp set i.e. Bionic Bolts which i have bought from Seven Hills Crafts. So one stamp and three cards ( coz you can max. enter 3 cards for this challenge otherwise i might have made more ;)).. I have used so many different techniques to made these cards which i wanted to try from long time ( I know I have a lazy butt..;))...

Card 1.. Masking masking and lots of masking... ( my favourite)

To make this card, I took A2 size watercolor paper and used my Stampoholic Stamping tool to mask the image (from MFT's  Bionic Bots stamp set), colored it with Gansai Tambi watercolors and added my handwritten sentiment to complete it. Isn't he cute!!! Here is the close up..

Card 2 - Shaker Card (kids favourite)

To make this card... I took A2 size watercolor paper, again I have used Stampoholic stamping tool .. arranged all the my stamps.. and stamping was done in just 2 steps...Colored all my cuties with Gansai Tambi watercolors.. I just colored it freehand, without bothering if the color is out of the image or not.. Then randomly cut the inside part with paper cutter knife. Took my card stock..added the sentiment from the same set, added acetate and some sequins.. ta da..shaker card is ready...

Card 3 - Masking, mirror stamping, no line water coloring... ( hubby's favourite - of course this will be his only , after all being an engineer, he spends half of his day with machines only.. he he he)

To make this card... First time, I have tried mirror technique.. (In the above image - pink image is the mirror image of blue one).. without mirror stamp, wasted lots of paper, tried almost all types of inks..Conclusion - as expert says.. pigment inks are the best for this technique..and i found you can use distress inks too but it will only work if you decide to go for no line water coloring ( coz even if lines are smudgy, you will cover it with your water coloring...I think enough of talking...lets see how i did it...

I took my stamp, covered it with ink.. and then kissed it my acrylic block.. now you can see image is on your acrylic block then i kissed it with my smooth card stock ( so much of kissing..after all we are making love card..;))..Then I have colored the stamped images with water color, fussy cut it...masked the heart on the card stock...added the sentiments and little hearts..done... I love the way they are holding each others hand...

I am really sorry for the long post...

Please let me know which one is your favourite...

Thank you for stopping by!!

Deepti Aggarwal

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

DT Post - Crafty Creations Challenges - For the home

Helloo Crafty Friends,

Hope you are doing great!!

Here, i am back with another challenge at  Crafty Creations Challenges and  the theme for this fortnight challenge is "For the Home".. and  for this challenge our wonderful sponsor is Fresh Brewed. They have such a cute cute images , i am sure you would love to play with them.You can visit their blog and facebook page"where creativity is brewed fresh daily" 

I have made this Polaroid photo Fridge Magnet using their cutie image ( Bee Happy Flower) for my home.. Hope you like it..

I have colored the image with my sharpie markers, fussy cut it and covered the happy bee with glossy accent which you can probably see in close up image. Smile word die cut is my new buy from Stamplorations

close up

Hop to the challenge blog to see what rest of the DT members have created and don't forget to participate..

Entering this for following challenges:

Stamplorations - Never ending anything goes Challenge - Used Smile word die 

Artistic Inspiration - anything goes
Crafting With Friends - anything goes
Just Keep On Creating - anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes
Just Keep on Creating - anything goes

Thank you for stopping by!!

Deepti Aggarwal

Monday, 12 September 2016

Another Card with free hand water coloring...

Hello Friends,

Hope you had a great Monday!!

Here is my quick post where i am sharing another card with free hand water coloring.Again i have given the dimension by adding 3-4 layers of pink card stock in the sentiment.

STAMPlorations Anything Goes Challenge - Celebrate die is from Stamplorations

Thanks for stopping by!!

Deepti Aggarwal

Thursday, 8 September 2016

HLS - Anything goes with dies - September Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Hope you are doing Great!!!

Here we are back with Happy Little Stampers "Anything goes with dies September Challenge".

This was my first trial of freehand water coloring ...hmmm...not bad ;)...What do you say ? :).. Seriously, if you have never tried freehand water coloring then just try is so relaxing.. and i bet .. you will enjoy it..

For this card,I have added 4 layers of STAMPlorations "Celebrate" die to give it a dimension. Here is the close up. Hope you like it.

The challenge is sponsored by Happy Little Stampers

Hop over to challenge blog to see the inspiration of other DT members and do is anything goes with dies!!!

Playing along with following challenges:

AAA Cards - New to you Technique - Free hand water coloring and first time i have tried inlaid die cutting technique to give dimension to my card.

STAMPlorations Anything Goes Challenge - Celebrate die is from Stamplorations

Thank you for stopping by!!

Deepti Aggarwal

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Sparkle & Shine..

Hello Everyone,

Here I am back with a card using the sketch from Seven Hills Crafts blog..I found this sketch so tempting that I can't resist myself and played along...:).. Here is the sketch..
and here is my card...

I have used Neat & Tangled stamp and colored the background with Gansai Tambi watercolors..I just love these colors intense...and completed the card by adding spritz of  purple and gold color which is quite visible in the close up pic and then I have added some rhinestones.

Close up

Playing along with following challenges also:

Simon Says Monday Challenge - Stamp It
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything goes
Simon Says - Work it Wednesday August Challenge - Stamps
HLS September CAS Challenge -  Watercolor Spritz

Virginia View Challenge - Spray, Mist & Splatter

Thank you stopping by!

Deepti Aggarwal
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