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Diwali Wishes

Hello people!! The weekend is so near that it makes me happy already :D Finally I started on my Diwali cards for this year. I know I am terribly late but I am trying to make it up. For my readers who aren't aware of the Diwali festival, Diwali is known as the festival of lights and one of the biggest festivals in India signifying the victory of good over evil. This year we are celebrating Diwali on 5 November. We celebrate by decorating our houses, lighting candle, fireworks, lots of good food, and lots and lots of sweets (I love this part :D) 


Okay now enough of blabbering, here is a card a made for the Moxie Fab World Challenge - Perfectly Placed Pleats  and Speedy the Cat's Friend's Challenge - Stitching


Look how the paper pleats make for the cutest candles. Doesn't that stitched sentiment look pretty too?

After I made one and liked it, I went crazy experimenting with colors, size, and various different things :D
Here is another variations I came up with.


I know I went crazy with stitching too :D It was so much fun.
And so I got a set of these gift cards and I am putting it up for Flourishes Bring Back Beautiful October Challenge - Gift Sets


Hope you like it (them)!!Thank you for visiting!!

Comments

  1. WOWO!! This is some serious artistic stuff!!!!! Really way too neat. Loved them both. the Colors and the stitching..just amazing.

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  2. Wow! These are really lovely! The stitching is just awesome! :)

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  3. Wonderful stitching on your cards! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

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  4. great work ujjwal...your embroidery is really neet and a great idea for the candles...loved it

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  5. What sensational pleated candles and stitched flames!!

    Thank you, Ujjwal, for sharing these great cards with the Friends of Speedy the Cat in this week's stitching challenge.

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  6. Wow! Love both cards!!! Happy Diwali!! Thanks for sharing and great inspiration!!
    Thanks for joining us at Speedy's Friends.

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  7. Lovely diwali cards :). love the sewing.. beautiful.
    I am making some too. :)

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  8. OMG these are lovely Ujjwal, handstitched sentiments, wow!!!! way to go girl!

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  9. wow!.. loved them!.. great idea!.. i still have to make these! :)

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  10. great idea! very very creative!

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  11. Hey Ujjwal! Thanks for entering the Perfectly Placed Pleats challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  13. great idea and very creative !!

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  14. How do you make these ? what kind of paper and needle for the stitching ?

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