Thursday, June 30, 2011

Come rain or come shine

Hello!


For the last one week I was working on a card for ICRC5... that is to interpret the word RAIN... After long thinking I was sure about the concept and the design but where were the supplies to implement? That was a challenge... And then started the whole process of doodling and coloring... It took a hell lot of me to complete... but I am satisfied with the results... Have a look...


It is a circle shaped card with an umbrella working as a bookmark which can be removed to view the full card. The birdies are made out of patterned papers by doodling over it and then cut it by hand... but the base of the card is white cardstock on which I  doodled everything from flowers to rain and falling hearts and then colored with my Faber Castel watercolor pencils... I made circle shapes by using compass and then cutting it.. used Doily punch (Purchased from Kavitha's craft studio) to give an actual umbrella effect..



On removing you can see the rain falling on the love birds... My main idea was to make a sliding umbrella which you can slide to left or right so as the rain is visible... but I don't have eyelets or brads to implement the idea so I had to make a whole big umbrella as a boomark...


I decked up the inside of the card with a love sentiment and used few puffy stickers to decorate it...

I used glitters to highlight all the main elements of the card.


I hope you like my efforts. This is my favorite creation till now. Please let me know your thoughts on this.
I am entring this card to following challenges:
ICRC5 - Interpret the word "Rain"
CraftyJC Challenge - Digi or Doodle
CES Challenges - Anything but square
Crafty Calendar Challenge - Things with wings (Look at the birdies!)
Polly Craft Challenge - Challenge #99 - Make A Splash (its raining love card)
Love n wishes,
Priya...

28 comments:

Crafterkhush said...

My favorite entry to the ICR challenge... I totally love it... Really pretty...!! It looks amazing...!!

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a lovely card. I especially love the border of the umbrella.
I noticed you are in Bangalore. I got some lovely flower shaped split pins from a stationery shop in RT Nagar. A big bunch cost hardly 20 rupees.If you want the address I can give it you.
Love
Sonia

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Wow! This is fabulous and so creative. Love the 'heart' rain underneath the umbrella.
Thanks for joining our 'anything but square' challenge at CES this week.
Caroline xxx

kavitha said...

Wow priya this is amazing,love all the doodling,idea and the hand cut birds.Simply amazing and well worth the effort.
Thanks for playing along in crafty jc challenge:)

Ujjwal said...

This is so super fabulous!! I love your interpretation of rain and all the doodling! And I am amazed that you did such a neat job with your limited supplies.

Thanks for playing along CraftyJC Challenge!

Tejal said...

This is stunning!! I have some brads, will send some over soon...in case you need anything else, mail me, I'll send it over!!
Love all the doodling and the coloring!! just perfect!!!

Neelam said...

wow..such a amazing card...jus love it..no amount of praise would be enough..its jus too good

Hussena said...

i know u have already seen a lot of wows for this card but here's my wowwwwwwww too in the account,this is super fab card priya i really like all ur ideas and really think its so great that u have created something like this with limited supplies.i just love it.

Bhavana said...

very cute.. loved everything in ur card...

Jovi said...

this is super duper cute.... love all the elements... my fav at ICRC5... especially knowing the limitations its just awesome...

Jaya Christina said...

I am beyong speechless here. How absolutely creative you are! I LOVED it.. every single detail. This is what crafting is all about!! Brilliant effort.

Thanks for playing along at CraftyJC Challenge

Indira Tanwar said...

Priya this is an amzing creation!! Such lovely colors :) Wondering wat made u delay haivng a blog earlier :) The idea of the card is just superb!!

Shubhra said...

Wow...I just landed on ur blog and I am so glad I did :) What a lovely creation and a bful concept !!

CraftyC said...

This is adorable Priya, love the umbrella.Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!
Clairex

Julie said...

Great make - loving the shape!! Thanks for joining us at CES challenges this week, Juliexx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is fabulous, thanks for sharing!

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Priyadarshini Deshpande said...

Super Duper cute!! Loved it so much :)

Paru Mahtani said...

lovely card priya! thanks for sharing!

CraftyLoops said...

Gorgeous project and I think you interpreted rain perfectly. Happy Birthday too. Loops xx

Cazza said...

What a brilliant idea, genius!! Absolutely fantastic card!!
Thanks for joining in the fun with us this week over at Pollycraft :o)
Hugs
Cazza
xxx

Dr Sonia S V said...

Priya congrats on getting the top 3 award at ICr for this fabulous card!

Dr Sonia S V said...

Priya congrats on getting the top 3 award at ICr for this fabulous card!

Handmade Cards by Archana said...

totally love it!!

E.T said...

oh I SO love this! Absolutely adorable!

Shubhra said...

Its incredible...I might case it and would let u know if I do so :) ADORABLE...

Karen Howard said...

OMG, this is darling! Love the umbrella desing and what gorgeous details! Hugs, Karen

Gopi said...

super cute card!

Merlyn said...

Cute one