Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Guest Designing for Rainbow Craftykari!

Hi friends,
As, today is the last day of the year and this being my last post for the year, I want to Thank all my bloggy friends and peeps for all the love, support and comments that you always leave for me :) I really, really appreciate it from the bottom of my heart. Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!
Today I am sharing with you, three of my projects which I have made for my Guest Design post for the Rainbow Craftykari store. I have shared these projects along with the detailed tutorial on Maninder's blog. So, if you want to check it out, HERE's the link for it.
Maninder sent me a mixed kit of some gorgeous mulberry flowers, re-inkers, Ultra Thick embossing enamel in gold, cardstocks, pattern papers and various other embellishments as well, and the focus for this month was on how to create backgrounds using Re-inkers and embossing using Gold UTEE! And, this is what I have come up with. First is card, a tag and an gift envelope, all three made with  Re-inkers and embossing. So, here's a look :-                                                      

The backgrounds for all the three were created using some fun techniques which I have shared on the Rainbow Craftykari's blog , So do check it out.

Supplies used :- 

(For the card) :
Base Cardstock -Rainbow Craftykari store.
Stamps : Fiskars/Teresa Collins Girly Posh stamp set,Tim Holtz Artistry French Market, Inspired by Stamping Creative tags set.
Inks : Distress Re-inkers Spiced marmalade and Seedless Preserves, Distress Inks Spun Sugar, Shabby Shutters and Scattered Straw., Versafine Onyx Black ink pad, Versamark Embossing ink pad.
PTI Feather die-cuts, Provocraft small tags -RAK from Neha! :)
Martha Stewart 3 in 1 Butterfly punch cut outs - RAK from Sindhu! :)
Gold Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel,Mulberry flowers, Stick Pollens, Hemptique Hemp Mini cord- Orange, Rose buds,Leaves, Seam Binding Ribbon and Pearls.

(For the Tag) :
Base Tag -Handcut.
Dies & Embossing folder : Itsy Bitsy Folder leaves embossing folder, Cheery Lynn Anastasia border die, Ironwork Motifs Oval dies, Ironwork Motifs Scalloped Oval dies, Joy! Crafts Vintage Flourishes -6003/0015.
Punch : Martha Stewart Doily Lace punch.
Stamps : Hero Arts All Occasions Messages stamp, KaiserCraft 75 cents stamp set.
Inks : Distress inks Peacock feathers, and Scattered Straw, Distress re-inkers Spiced marmalade and Seedless Preserves, Versafine Onyx Black ink pad.
Itsy Bitsy glittered strips, Gold Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel, Mulberry flower, Small filler flowers, Studio Calico Wood Veneers- Stars, Hemptique Hemp Mini cord- Orange, Leaves, Seam Binding Ribbon and Pearls.

(For the Envelope) :
Base Envelope -Handcut.
Dies and Embossing folder : Sizzix embossing folder -RAK from Piali :)
Ironwork Classic Oval Dies, Ironwork Scalloped Oval dies, Cheery Lynn Anastasia border die, Cheery Lynn Olive Branches die.
Punch : Martha Stewart 3 in 1 Butterfly punch.
Stamps : Hero Arts Flourish background stamp.
Inks : Distress Re-inker - Spiced Marmalade,Distress inks Peacock Feathers, Shabby Shutters and Scattered Straw, Versamark Embossing ink pad.
Ranger Gold embossing powder, Itsy Bitsy glitter strip,Mulberry flower, Small daisy flowers, Stick pins, Rose-buds and Pearls.

Challenges entered :
Craft DeeBowZAnything Goes and include a handmade bow.
Kaboodle Doodles -Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays -Tag Your'e it (Entering my tag in it). ( Made it to Top 3 )
Stamping Sensations - Free and easy (Entering my tag).
IBS Customer Gallery Contest -I have used the Creative tags stamp set on my card.

And please, do leave me your comments/suggestions regarding these projects. Would love to hear your views regarding it.
Have a nice day everyone!


  1. Oh wow Hussena these are just such beautiful creations with such cheerful colouring. One just want to reach out and touch the flowers.
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  2. wow Hussena, all the creations are gorgeous but my favorite is the gold tag...how elegant!

  3. Stunning vintage projects! Love your color choices as well. Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ December challenge.

  4. I have been missing your post so much ! I am happy you posted today..not one but three gorgeous creations !! Each one is amazing fantastic colors,layers ,embellishment just WOW ! off to Craftkari !

  5. These are truly beautiful. Love them all. Happy New year to you Hussena.

  6. Superb Post and Lovely Creations Hussena :)

  7. Wowwww!! All 3 of them are sooooo beautiful!! Loved them to bits!! :)

  8. Oh wow, all three projects are absolutely gorgeous!! They are stunning!! Have a safe and happy New Year :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. Oh wow, these are all so beautiful. Love the vibrant colours. Happy New Year to you and your family.

  10. Great card thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodle and good lucknx

  11. Three stunning makes Hussena, each one displaying your unique style and attention to detail.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  12. Wow, what a beautiful set! All stunning, but I especially like the tag. Thank you for sharing them with us at Stamping Sensations, and Happy New Year!


  13. Happy new year!
    These projects are super fabulous...you are awesome at layering and clustering!

  14. Big congrats for the GDT!! Your projects are gorgeous love them all!!

  15. Wow beautiful projects! congratulations on your Top 3 award at Sentimental Sundays! hugs, de

  16. Hussena, I came to leave you a comment for a design team I am on and loved your altered draw set so much that I decided to have a look at the rest of your blog. You have such a beautiful and unique creative style and I enjoyed my visit immensely. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration, I am now following you through both Google and Bloglovin' and look forward to visiting you again.
    :) Chris / CS Designs