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Don't Worry Be Happy

First thing first, I am so happy that Dana, who was the host for the "Get more from your patterned paper" challenge at Yvonne's blog has picked my card to be the winner. I am so glad :D

Next, I am sharing a card for Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge#43 - Live, Laugh, Love. I thought the image from the Flourishes set Kids Play was a perfect fit. I am using the sketch over at Limelight Papercrafts with a focus on string and the colors of ColorQ #72 



Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: Flourishes (Kids Play); ink: ColorBox Pigment Ink;
String and Ribbon from Stash;

I played a whole new technique called grid technique here. The basic idea is to create a grid by scoring lines and then stamping a image on the raised side. Silhouette images work best for this technique. I also distressed the edges so as to make the grid more prominent.  



Hope you like it!! Thanks for visiting!!

Comments

  1. i love urwork!
    this one is so pretty
    ur stamps are so pretty

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  2. This is such a stunning card..love the bursts of color at the edge of the card from those ribbons! Love the gridlnes..nicely done!
    Congrats on your win! I'd loved that card!

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  3. wow this is really pretty. have also sent u a mail. pls chk.

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  4. pretty card,love that silhouette image:)

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  5. Such a fab card. Love the stamp :)

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  6. Congratulations on your win, Ujjwal! I love the way you've put together this card! The gridlines are a perfect background for that fun silhouette and the wool string around the sentiment makes this a sunny and happy card!

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  7. Firstly congrats on your win.....Secondly awesome card....love the gridlines ...they look so cool...The effect of the image and the sentiment is mindblowing....heck Ilove everything about the card.

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  8. Beautiful creation!! Thanks so much for playing at Wee Memories.

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  9. I like the medallion look on the sentiment part.... Gr8 project!!!

    Ash...
    (http://hastkala-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  10. Super card, Ujjwal. I have to make a masculine card today and you just inspired me! :)

    Congratulations on the win! Well deserved!

    Hugs,
    Smita

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  11. Lovely card Ujjwal. I like the touch of summary colors.

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  12. oh wow! what a totally ♥FABULOUS♥ card! i love the way you've done your stamping and distressing on that cool grid! that is just GORGEOUS!

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  13. beautiful card. Very very neat.

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  14. Lovely card! Thanks for playing the ColourQ challenge this week.

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  15. Wow, this is fantastic! I really like how you've rotated the sketch!

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  16. This is so cute! I love the yarn around the tag, that's a great touch! :)

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  17. Adorable card, Ujjwal! I love your take on the sketch! So cute! :)

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  18. Very sweet card, Ujjwal! I love the ribbon tabs, and the sponging adds such a soft touch to the main panel. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week!

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