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!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Lulupu challenge #22 and a super fun Blog hop :)

Hiya friends ,
So I know its been Rrrrrrreally long since I last posted on my blog ....Hmmm atleast a 2 month long break !! Well, what can I say. I really really got busy after my vacation and I just wasn't creating anything new that I could share. But then I got this opportunity to be a part of this fantastic BLOG HOP hosted by the Lulupu Team and I am really very happy to be here now sharing my project with you all :)
For all those who are new to this hop, you can get the full detail about the challenge and the blog hop HERE .
                                      In the mean time, please do share this badge below in your side bar indicating you are taking part in this blog hop because believe me you don't want to miss this hop as you stand a chance to win some really really awesome prizes. What you don't believe me ..Uh oh !! Then do check it out HERE  :)                                                                        
And here's a list of the participating blog's :
                                                         Hussena( That's me :) )
You must have come here from the very talented and artistic Pratiksha's blog. If not please do check out her blog here. And  here's a look at my card for the 'Cook it up' challenge. I have used 3 ingredients from the cook it up challenge in my card (Pattern Paper,Diecuts/Punches,Embellishments).                                                      
And just because I can't resist, here's another look :                                                                          
And guess what, I also made a coordinating box in which to mail this card. I always make dimensional cards and mailing them in envelope's is not an option for me so I made this box in which to send this card. Check it out :                                                  
  This is a standing view of the box with the card inside. I am sorry for the bad pictures the light was really not good when I clicked my pictures :(                                                                                     
I hope you like my card and co-ordinating box. Do let me know your reviews regarding it, I really look forward to all your comments/suggestions :)

Okay your next stop on this hop is someone who's very very creative and mega talented and that's of course none other than -Erum . And if you are a regular on Facebook, you must have seen her totally stunning creations for sure. Well, without further ado you absolutely need to check out her blog Here to see her amazing work as well! :)

Supplies Used :
Base CS : Campap
Pattern Papers : K&Company -Best of 2012 stack.
Martha Stewart Doily lace Punch, Martha Stewart 3 in 1 Butterfly punch.  
Dies : Cheery Lynn Gardenia strip for the flowers, Cheery Lynn Olive Branches,Spellbinder's Fleur di lis square & Square dies,Memory box Fresh foliage leaves, Joy! Crafts French Lily Corner (2).
Inks : Distress ink : Scattered straw, Distress Stain : Mowed Lawn and Versafine onyx black ink.
Stamp : Hero arts everyday sayings.
Small flowers and heart - Punches from jef.
Itsy Bitsy glitter strips and flowers.
Pearls and Rhinestones.

Challenges Entered
Cheery lynn Designs Challenge 110 : Red and green (Winner!)