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Bring on the Happy + Q&A(Friday Feature)

Happy Monday people! Hope you had a great weekend! Mine was super busy with outings and lunch at friend's place. It was fun. The rain and winds have been really bad over the last few days and took a toll on our internet connection. Some wire got ripped off and we were out of internet for almost 2 days. Its back now(all thanks to sweet DH :)) and I feel so much better already :)

Anyways onto today's card, its all about my love for heat embossing and Hero Arts :) I saw Latrice's fun challenge and wanted to participate. I found the perfect sketch to go with it at Card Patterns#131 and of course, I am playing along my favorite challenge Lily Pad Cards - Resist Challenge. This card is also apt for Wee Memories Challenge#66 - Simply Sentiments.

 Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: Hero Arts(Small Petal Flower, Live & Lauh); ink: Jenni Bowlin(Chewing gum, Cough Syrup, Brown Sugar), Rangers Distress Inks(Mustard Seed , Shabby Shutters), Colorbox(Frost White); embossing:Versamark Embossing inkpad, Rangers Super fine detail embossing powder(clear);

This time I was inspired by none other than Jennifer McGuire to try Kraft Resist. I love the outcome, all you have to do is stamp with VersaMark on kraft paper and clear heat emboss. The embossed image will be dark. Rub over generously with Frost White pigment ink from ColorBox (my fave!). Buff with dry cloth. The non-embossed area will turn lighter. Its really cool to look at.


Q1 How did you manage to stitch on the petals without getting the paper bent on THIS card?   Priya A1 Its a work of patience for sure but it isn't difficult. I shared some tips on stitching sometime back. You can check them out HERE.

Q2 What kind of this brown paper is on THIS card?    Neha Jain
A2 It started out as a white paper, was then stamped and colored. You can check the video tutorial on creating this background HERE.

Hope you like it! Thanks for Visiting!


  1. Wow the closeup of the flower is so beautiful ! I have never tried all the techniques you have mentioned and am in awe of it!

  2. I really like the flower and the background.. Super stamping you are.. You should be called the stamping queen.. :-)

  3. wow!! nice technique and that flower is so gorgeous!! superb!

  4. Wow wow wow! Love the background you've created...the perfect backdrop for that awesome bloom! :)

  5. Wow I love this. The bold flower is great. Thanks for joining in my challenge

  6. Wow, absolutely gorgeous, Ujjwal! The coloring on your flower was beautifully done! Definitely inspiring me with some ideas. TFS :)

  7. That is some super coloring on that flower...super contrast against the background...awesome!!

  8. BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love the floral accent you created! So shimmery! Thanks for playing along with the Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!

  9. Great background for a pretty flower that really pops!!!

  10. Super gorgeous! I might CASE it... dont have the flower though... but lets see maybe a butterfly?! LOVE this!

  11. PRETTY card!.. Love the bright white against the bg pp! :D :D

  12. Great card for this weeks challenge, and I love what you did with that flower! Thanks so much for sharing this with Wee Memories!

  13. beautiful beautiful!! always love ur creation :) and this one is no exception. the flower colour stands out on grey background. Thanks so much for joining us at Wee memories :)


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