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You Are My Happy Place - Time Out Challenge #88

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The card I'm sharing today is the kind I love to create...DIY background,lots of colour but still uncomplicated with a cute image...Also,I'm entering my card in the Time Out Challenge #88...and this time the theme is 'Inspired by Words' so we have a Roald Dahl quote to be inspired by - ' If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your grace like sunbeams and you will always look lovely '

My Entry For MFT Sketch Challenge - Sketch 342

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The card I am sharing today has been created using a sketch given out at the MFT Card Challlenges Blog...It's my first time entering a sketch challenge and I took part only because the idea for this card formed as soon as I saw the sketch...

Trying Out The Block Watercolor Stamping Technique

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Anyone who is a big fan of Jennifer McGuire would've seen or even already tried out this block stamping technique that she shared a tutorial for earlier this month....it is the simplest way to create a background and great for teaching kids as well...I did not do any heat embossing on my cards as I wanted to use die cuts on them....

Scrapbook Boutique July 2017 Challenge

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It is always very exciting for me to wait for the Scrapbook Boutique blog monthly challenge moodboard...you never know what the theme is going to be...and there are always hundreds of ways one can be inspired by it...I have made two cards for this challenge and have kept things mostly simple(blaming it on the super freezing winters..!!)...

Galaxy Background Using Watercolours

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I have tried 'galaxy-like' backgrounds for my cards but have been fascinated by the watercolour galaxy background cards that some card makers have shared on various platforms...I couldn't understand how it was done until I saw the tutorial by Yana Smakula....I do realise that I have used too much colour and less water so my backgrounds are quite blotchy and brighter than they should be... anyways,these are my first couple of tries following the technique....
I chose gold cardstock to create the card base for my first card...I cut out a watercolour panel to size and stamped the dragon,the hedgehog and the log and masked them...I didn't know how my background was going to turn out so I did not colour in the images right away... :)
I then pulled out my Gansai Tambi watercolours and my heat gun and followed the tutorial to create my background...I did add some gold paint splatters on my background which Yana hasn't...
Once my panel was completely dry,I coloured in the…

Fairy In The Garden - Make A Wish

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I have used so many different colouring mediums in today's card and I'm quite surprised that there were no major dramas while making it...I've used dye inks,watercolours,watercolour pencils and Distress Inks...

CASEing For Time Out Challenge #87

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The card I'm sharing today is my entry for the latest Time Out Challenges...for this challenge we had to CASE Cornelia's wonderful card...I was quite inspired to create something immediately and decided to use a cute dragon image for my card...what took most of my time was to decide how to create the background and which sentiment to use for my card..

Hydrangeas Thanks Card - Altenew July 2017 Inspiration Challenge

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Today I'm sharing the second card that I created for the Altenew Inspiration Challenge....I have also tried to get a better picture of the stencil embossed grid background...it looks beautiful but I was unable to click a picture which shows it clearly...

Dahlias Just For You - Altenew July 2017 Inspiration Challenge

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I am so happy to take part in this months Altenew Inspiration Challenge....not only is the inspiration image,card and video by Therese Calvrid absolutely fabulous,but I had the required colours for the challenge(yay..!!)...so I was super excited to take part in the challenge..I was able to make two cards for this challenge and I'm sharing my first card today and the second one in my next post...

Katzelkraft Dogs Rubber Stamps - You Make Me Crazy Happy

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The dog image I used to make today's card is the cutest in the set...so I used it to make a cute card...I have already shared five cards using the Katzelkraft stamp set and today is the last one...I know I will surely make lots more cards in the future using this set...if you have a favorite in the 6 cards I have shared...let me know..I'd love to hear from you :)

Katzelkraft Dogs Rubber Stamps - What's Shaking?

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Today I'm sharing the fifth card that I have made using the Katzelkraft dogs stamp set...I think today's card is perfect for a guy...nothing fancy and no girly colours... :)

Katzelkraft Dogs Rubber Stamps - You Are My Person

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I have used Distress Oxide inks and die embossing to create an interesting background for today's card...the dogs from Katzelkraft are so cute and I made sure that the background and other elements don't outshine the 'hero' of my card..

Katzelkraft Dogs Rubber Stamps - Thank You

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Once my background was ready,today's card came together pretty quickly...that's what I liked about using large images and sentiments on my card...so this is the third card that I have made using Katzelkraft dogs stamp set...