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I am in Christmas mood!

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Even though Diwali is just around the corner, I don't know why but I am in Christmas mood. Anything I create is Christmas-y these days (Its probably because of all the new Christmas craft goodies I got recently :D )

Well, since I am anyways creating Christmas cards, I thought I'd enter a few challenges. The first is the  Hero Arts October Challenge. I loved this month's sketches and wanted to give them a try. I also used the Polka Door Inspiration picture for the lovely colors and holiday theme.

  Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: Hero Arts(CL355, CG211, CG245, CG125); ink: Distress Inks(Walnut Stain, Barn Door, Shabby Shutters), Versamark embossing ink;embellishments: Kaisercrafts(Rhinestones - Red), Twine from The Twinery

 I have used 3 different Hero Arts background Stamps- clear embossed and covered with 3 different distress inks to create my own pattern paper. I then used those pattern papers to create my tiny dimensional ornaments. For the the background, I clear embossed the Christmas sentiment on Kraft card stock, I love that effect :)  And all that was left to do, was sprinkling gorgeous red rhinestones and finishing with it some twine.
I also wanted to participate in Young Crafters Unite Challenge of creating matching envelopes. I created this one with vellum, love the soft look. embellished the flap with the same circles used to make the ornaments on the card, gemstone and some twine.


Come back tomorrow for my first PPRS Challenge Inspiration Post!

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!


  1. Beautiful colorful n cheery creation dear.


  2. lovely! everything pops so much on that kraft background - great card!

  3. Love the background and all the circles :)

  4. Really nice! Dying to make a card but no time in hand alas!!

  5. Gorgeous gorgeous!! I'm in full too Christmas mode...playing around with Poinsettia can do that to you...sadly no Christmas tree stamps or nothing for me!! I love the dimension to this card..the ornament like circles!! super super cute!

  6. Nice Ujjwal.. I like the way u create ur own patterned papers!!

  7. Beautiful & I love the coordinating envelope to this creation..... ROCKING!

    Ash.. :)

  8. °º✿
    º° ✿✿♥ ° ·.
    Passei para uma visitinha.
    Seu trabalho está cada vez mais bonito.
    Tenha um lindo dia!
    º° ✿✿♥ ° ·.

  9. Aww, this is super gorgeous. LOVE it.. love those ornaments .. they are FAB!! and the envelope is beautiful too :

  10. Such an interesting creation ! You make such unique unsual stuff Ujjwal

  11. Love the dimensional u gave with circles,fab card:)

  12. This one is super gorgeous............. Did you actually stitch those lines at the center of the small circles ??????

  13. I love that vellum envelope.. absolutely gorgeous.. and all ur cards are great.. am so bored giving repetitive comments.. I need to come up with something new.. :-)

  14. What a beautiful card!!! Love, love, love all the detail!!! The little circles are absolutely fabulous!

  15. Beautiful card! I love the colors and the dimension of the ornaments. Thanks so much for playing along with the Polkadot Door Inspiration Challenge!

  16. Oh goodness this is fun! Love the colorful stitched circles and the sprinkling of gems!!

  17. Very pretty card! the vellum envelope is so well made.. gr8 job Ujjwal!

    really. seriously.
    This is just brilliant. I love it Ujjwal. A winner for sure :)

  19. Gorgeous card and envelope Ujjwal! :D

  20. Ujjwal, this is stunning! I love your colours and layers. I think this is a winner!

  21. This is just fabulous...especially that envelope! So glad you could join us at Young Crafters Unite!


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