Thursday, December 22, 2011

Over at Pie Lane Blog! + Giveaway!

Happy Sunday!
Hope you are enjoying your weekend! Just wanted to pop in here and let you know that there is a new post up at the Pie Lane Blog that I am sure you wouldn't want to miss.

Here is a little sneak peak of what you will find there.


So go on and visit the Pie Lane blog with the details and supply list of how I created this.




GIVEAWAY!!
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On another note, I just noticed that I reached 200 followers which is so over whelming for me. When I started this blog, I never thought that you will like my work so much and I will be so loved. Thank you so much for all the support, love and appreciation that you leave my way. I am forever grateful to each and everyone of you.
To celebrate this little milestone, I will pick one random winner from the comments left on this post to win an awesome crafty goody bag!
All you have to do is leave me a comment here and let me know what you love on this blog and what you would like to see in future, or maybe let me know my improvement areas, anything that you wish to say :)


Thanks for visiting!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Prickley Pear Inspiration + Tutorial!

Today I have some Prickley Pear Inspiration to share with you. I have missed out on lot of my posts for the Prickley Pear Design Team and I am trying to make up for the lost time here :)



Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: Prickley Pear(Holly and Berry Clear Stamp, Victorian Ornaments), ;inks:Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Walnut Stain) ; embossing: Versamark ink, Hero Arts white embossing powder;
To see how to make this card, I have a step by step tutorial on the Prickley Pear blog. Please visit and let me know what you think.

Challenges entered:
Indian Craft Room Challenge#13 - Christmas + Non-traditional colors
Stampendous Color Challenge (brown, cream, pink, gold)

Hope you like it! Thanks for sharing!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Happy Monday! Its just the start of the week and I am already looking forward to the weekend - a fabulous holiday weekend :)
Today I have a Christmas card to share with you which I made a while back and forgot to share here.

Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: Hero Arts(Lots of Merry), Stampin' Up! (Holiday Wishes); inks:Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Peeled Paint, Shabby Shutters) ; embossing: Versamark ink, Hero Arts white embossing powder; embellishments: Pie Lane Glitter Gems, Pie Lane self-adhesive star crystal, Green gem stones from a local store; Tools: Fiskars Scallop Edge Punch

I have had this Stampin Up! set for like forever but this was the first time it saw the light of the day and I absolutely love the Christmas tree. Both the sentiment and the image is white heat embossed. Then I added some details to the tree with Pie lane glitter gems.

Entering the card in the following challenges:
Mark's Finest Papers - Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge Week 86~~Make a Christmas Card
Dream Valley Challenge#22 - Christmas
Paper Sundaes Challenge#100 - Celebrate
The Squirrel and The Fox Challenge#7 - Christmas

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!

Monday, December 12, 2011

You are very special!

Thank you for your overwhelming response to my previous posts! Its good to know that I am being missed in the blog land :) But hopefully I am back now and won't disappear again.

Anyways, today I am guest designing at Aditya's Blog Craft Zone and Imaginations Store. There are lots on new items added in the store. Make sure you check out what's new.


Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; pattern paper: First Edition Love Letter 6X6; embellisment: Prima Flowers, Pie Lane wooden Button; stamps: Hero Arts

I used the First Edition Paper's Love Letters Pattern Papers, mostly the small left over pieces from THIS card. The flower embellishment was assembled using a hand cut felt flower, some Prima flowers and a Pie Lane wooden button. The sentiment is from Hero Arts.

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Lawnscaping Blog Hop!

Welcome to my second  Lawnscaping Blog Hop. I had so much fun last time that I knew I had to do it again :)

I am so glad you are here. You should have come to me by way of Kim Duran.

This time the theme is all about RED. 




The hop runs from Friday, December 9th - Sunday, December 11th! Make sure to comment on all of the blogs because there are LOTS of prizes to be won! All the details can be found on the Lawnscaping home page . The hop is being sponsored by some amazing companies. Lawn FawnMold Muse and Whiskers 


Red is one of my favorite colors to play with and I decided to do a tag this time. I have been loving playing with tags lately. I love this Lawn Fawn set called My Cup of Tea and had so much fun inking it for the first time.

Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; pattern paper: Echo Park Dots & Stripes Candy Shoppe 6X6; stamps: Lawn Fawn My Cup of Tea; inks:Momento (Tuxedo Black, lady bug); embossing: Versamark ink, Ranger's Tinsel Red embossing powder.
Next head on to Vera Rhuhay blog. If you've gotten off track, don't worry! Head on back to Lawnscaping to see the complete list of designers and prize information!