Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Bingoooooooo !!! Round 8!! - A crafty Celebration!

Hello All!!!

I am thrilled to back on blog after a long long time..! And this time to announce another 3 words from the bingo.. A crafty game to celebrate our beloved Crafter Corner's Birthday! You must have finished checking the round 7 words revealed by Shalini Pahwa on her blog..

Now it's my turn to make someone lucky today .. so here we go!

1. Hero Arts Stamps

Oh my my... How lovely these stamps are.. Hero Arts is a leading Manufacturer of high quality craft stamps.. Designs are not only unique but the quality is unbeatable.. These stamps gives a neat and even impression.. Crafter corner has a huge stock of Hero Arts stamps to suit any of your requirements.. Do check it out here..

2. Magnolia Stamps:

Cuteness of little Tilda and Edward can win anyone's heart.. These are outlined stamps which are very famous among crafter's who like to color and add character to their projects.. I believe every cardmaker will have at least one Magnolia Stamp in her stamp box.. Want more? Check here for a huge variety!

Come and help me reveal the third Bingo word at Crafter's Corner........

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Watercolor effect with distress inks


Today, I am sharing my colorful creation I made with distress inks.. I gave a watercolor effect to this.. have a look..

I stamped the Hero arts Blooming Meadows with various distress ink pads (list at the bottom) and spritzed water over it.. You can use spritz water bottles but since I don't have any, I used a tooth brush to sprinkle some fine droplets of water on the stamp...
Here is a closour look at the final effect..

Supplies used:
1. Distress Inks: Mustard Seeds, Tumbled Glass, Shabby Shutter, Worn Lipstick, Spiced Marmalade, Frayed Burlap
2. Stamps: Hero Arts Blooming Meadows
3. Punches: 3 - in -1 butterfly punch
4. Sentiments and bling from my stash
Do leave a comment if you liked this card..
Happy crafting!


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Mini tag book

Hey friends,

I am sharing a mini pocket tag book today... I went crazy with pastels this time... Love the light blue, pink and grey combo.. Let's have a look at it... 

It's 3 x 4 inches in size and has 8 pockets to keep tags... this is the look from inside..

and the book with all tags together.. did u noticed those gorgeous butterflies?

Tags were cut out from a single 12x12 inches of designer paper..

Here is the complete list of supplies:
Pattern Papers - Teresa Collins Sweet Afternoon Collection
Flowers & Pearls - Prima
Die-cuts - K & Company
Punches 3-1 Classic Butterfly Punch

Entering into following challenges:
1. Everybody-art-challenge - Butterfly
2. Simonsaysstampschallenge - Anything goes
3. Craftdoormagazine - Anything goes
4. Thatcraftplaceblog - Anything goes
5. Creativeinspirationspaint - Anything goes

Keep crafting!


Monday, March 4, 2013

Birthday Wishes

Hello to all my blog friends!

I am so sorry for not keeping my blog updated but from now on I will try my best... There are so many projects which I haven't posted here... You can find all of them on my Facebook Page - priya.and.papers..
But for today, I am sharing  my latest card which I made for Crafter's Corner Challenge # 6 as a part of my DT terms..

Here is the full view of the card.. I tried new colors this time and I am loving this brown, yellow and Black color combo..

Supplies Used:

1. Card Stock: Local buy
2. Pattern Papers: My mind's eye Lost and found collection
3. Stamps: Hero Art's Antique Engravings (Butterflies) and Fiskar's Butterfly Magic (Sentiment)
4. Embellishments:  Kaisercraft Doilies die-cuts and Prima's Rhinestone Swirls

Challenges Entered:
1. Papercraftstar- Birthday
2. Simonsaysstamps - Anything goes
3. Barlymine-challenges - Anything goes
4. Partytimetuesdays - Anything goes
5. Thesisterhoodofcrafters - Birthda

Have a gr8 day!

Monday, February 4, 2013

ICR 2nd Anniversary!

Hi All!

Welcome to the ICR Guest DT Blog Hop. ICR is Celebrating their 2nd year of Awesomeness in the month of February and I am honored as one of their Guest Designers in 2012 to put together this blog hop for you. ICR is having some cool fun activities and challenges as part of their 2nd Anniversary and I hope you stop by ICR to check out all the fun & win a token for every single activity you participate in through out the month.

Please do leave a comment here on my blog post as well as the other Guest DT's on the Blog hop to win some fun anniversary tokens for the Anniversary celebrations. You can get more information on Tokens on ICR HERE. The more tokens you earn the better chances of winning a prize. Plus, one random commenter from all the blogs will be selected to win a 6*6 Carta Bella Paris Girl paper pad sponsored by Color Conceptions.

About the Sponsor: Color Conceptions craft store was started with the whole aim of bringing best craft supplies from around the
world at nominal prices.We specialize in all the craft materials and we are most people's favorite store in India!!
6*6 Carta Bella Paris Girl paper pad

If you have come from Lavina's Blog then you are in the right place, if not, please go to the ICR GD POST and start from there.

My BlogHop Card: Here is my creation for this grand event.

Since, it's second anniversary of ICR and with so much of celebrations going on, I have made a cake shaped card..

I started my crafting journey from ICR. Got so much of love and attention for my work which motivated me to do better and then the best. ICR gave me right exposure a crafter needs in terms of learning, growth and guidance.

Thanks for stopping by. Next up in the hop is,

In case you get lost, you can always go back to ICR GD Post and start from there.

Complete list of Blog Hop participants:


Have Fun!
- Priya..

Thursday, January 10, 2013

And... We are Back!!!

Hey All,

As you all must be aware of For the love of crafting Challenges took a break because of unavoidable circumstances...  It was among the first few Indian craft challenges with interesting themes and prizes...

When Kavitha approached me for starting it again, I couldn't say no.. so here we are in this new year with rejuvenated energy to explore new crafters and showoff their talent...

The theme for this month's challenge is

"Fancy folds with love theme"

Interesting isn't it?hope to see more of joining us this month:)You can enter any type of project,but it should be new n made after the challenge date.

Who can play:Anybody who are into any type of arts n crafts.It can be a painting, crochet, embroidery, clay work, paper crafts etc.

How to play:Make a new project(no back linking to old projects) based on this months theme,post it on your blog with a link back to this blog(its must),come back and leave a link to your project(not your blog).You can enter up to 3 times.You can combine upto 10 challenges including ours.

Prizes:At the end of the challenge Top 3 will be selected.Among the top 3 a lucky winner will be selected and they will get a price package from the sponsor.

(Please read all the rules carefully before you enter.Any entries which has followed the rules will not be considered for top 3 )

If you are entering the DT call,please read the below points carefully

To enter the DT call:

  • Make a project related to this month theme and while entering add (DT) after your name,so that we can consider your entry for DT call. 
  • We are going to judge your crafting skills only through this entry,so show your skill and make a perfect and appealing project.Just a simple entry will not be calculated. 
  • We will be looking for these things in your project:Neatness,Design skills,execution and creativity
  • You should have a blog of at least 6 months old. 
  • Specify about our DT call on your post 
  • You have time until feb 9th,2013 to enter for the DT call 
  • If you are selected you will be notified via mail,so please be sure that your e-mail id is there in the side bar of your blog. 
  • Once we receive your reply for our mail,we will send you the terms n conditions via mail(don't be scared,it will be very easy n friendly:)) 
  • Your DT term will start from march to September,2013. 
This month prize is sponsored from CRAFT STORE,a 12 by 12 This & That charming collection kit from echo park.

In kalalayaa craft store we offer wide varieties of paper crafting n scrap booking kits,pattern papers,stamps,mulberry flowers,embellishments and much more.Do have a look for more details.

Here is my inspiration for this challenge...

I made a double zig zag card...

and it open likes this :)

and the love quote... :)

I hope you will play along with us...

Have a crafty day ahead!
- Priya...