Time to party!

Its the end of a year and a beginning of a new one! As its said , It’s time to party with ringing of a new year!

Today’s card is about flying up in the air like how we get excited with each new beginning.

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This card was made for a friend who bought a new home! Its also good for birthdays or any occasions that calls for celebrations.

Supplies :

Paper: Neenah solar white cardstock,

Ink: Memento tuxedo black ink, distress ink – tumbled glass, broken china, shabby shutters and peeled paint, Copics E21, Y11, C6, C1, B21, N1, YR04

Stamps: Penny black jolly friends ( http://shop.pennyblackinc.com/p/jolly-friends), Lawn fawn home sweet home ( http://www.lawnfawn.com/products/home-sweet-home)

Misc: Twine, glossy accents for ribbon

Have a blast!

Happy new year to all!

Vidya

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Chimneys and Christmas!

Chimneys and christmas goes like a pair . If not , atleast Santa and chimneys do ! We often have this question “how does Santa get down the chimney?” My guess is none of us have a clue to this or to answer this to a kid! There’s something about chimneys as a backdrop for any christmas theme – be it hanging stocking, gathering around a fireplace or Santa bringing the gifts ! It makes quite a fancy background for a christmas card too!

Its been crazy few days with everyone rushing to do last minute shopping for gifts .This post is perfect for the days prior to Christmas.

For this post, I made a card using chimney as the theme. Instead of Santa, we have the stamping bella uptown girl Charlie sitting by the chimney with the gift and a martini in her hand.

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Doesn’t she make a cute Christmas card?

I should have used liquid applique for the sherpa effect on the clothes and hat.

Supplies:

Stamp: Stamping bella uptown girl Charlie sits by the chimney ( http://stampingbella.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=113)

Paper: Bazzill Peppermint cardstock , patterned paper from lawn fawn, Neenah solar white cardstock

Ink: Memento tuxedo black ink, Copics

Misc: Stickles , glossy accents, red ribbon

I m uploading this card for – http://blog.markerpop.com/2014/12/15/markerpop-challenge-58/

http://arandomfandt.blogspot.com/2014/12/challenge-21-anything-goes.html

Let the holidays begin!

Vidya

Mistletoe kisses

Holiday season is not just time for christmas trees! Its also time for hollies  and mistletoes .  Almost everyone knows about mistletoes and kisses underneath them. For today , its a card about mistletoes and kisses underneath them. I m using a pretty little lady image from Stamping bella . Here it is –

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Isn’t this bella a pretty image to make cards? I totally loved how this card came out.

Supplies:

Stamps: Stamping bella uptown girl EVE under the mistletoe ( http://stampingbella.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=138 )

Ink: Memento tuxedo black ink, copics R29, R24, B00, YG23, Y13, 100, C6, E27, E25, Distress inkpad vintage photo

Paper : Red cardstock, black cardstock , green embossed cardstock, red striped patterned paper (all from stash)

Dies: Spellbinders nestabilities romantic rectangles (https://www.spellbinderspaperarts.com/products/p-646-romantic-rectangles.aspx )

Misc: red ribbon, twine, foam dots

Off to make more cards!

Vidya

Elf on the window.

If there’s one phrase that we  hear or say very often in December to the kids , it is “Have you been naughty or nice?”

When coming to think of being naughty, its the elf that comes to my mind. Yes, for today’s card it’s about elf on the window.

I made this card from the beautiful whimsiedoodles image (which is so fabulous to color ) . Hoping to create an elf on the shelf, this is how the card turned out to be ! It didn’t turn out like how I wanted, but it turned out good! Its like the elf is on a window with the outdoors behind her.

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This elf seems to be more nice than naughty, isn’t it?

I seriously wish I could take better photography.

Supplies used:

Digital stamp: Elf watching girl ( from http://www.whimsiedoodles.com/christmas.html ) , heidi grace stamp (for snowflakes)

Paper: Green and red paper (from stash), Neenah solar white cardstock

Ink: Copics R29, R24, YG23 (red and green dress ) , E21, E00, 100 (skin) , C6, C3, C1 (hair) , tumbled glass distress ink for background

Misc: Spellbinders nestabilities round circles dies, green and white twine, liquid applique to give the fur effect on cap

Here’s a closer look:

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Totally in love with the liquid applique! Super cool effect it produces when it is heat set.

I m adding this card for

whimsiedoodles challenge (Merry and Bright)  here : http://whimsiedoodles.blogspot.com/2014/11/november-new-releases-new-challenge-and.html

markerpop challenge  http://blog.markerpop.com/2014/12/01/markerpop-challenge-57/

http://copicmarkerspain.blogspot.com/2014/12/reto-de-diciembre-december-challenge.html

Have a good day

Vidya

Christmas tree on the way!

Hi

With Christmas nearing, many would have set up a tree in their living room and started decorating it with lights and ornaments. May be some gifts would already be there underneath it. For today, its about a bringing a christmas tree home.

There’s something nice about the fresh cut christmas trees, the smell and the feel of it. Here is Ramona pulling a tree on her slide over the snow with her penguin hanging onto the tree. Its a real cute stamp which brings out the merry feeling of christmas. Its from Stamping bella company.

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Isn’t this real cute? I wish I could go out in the woods and cut a tree and bring it home!

Supplies :

Paper: Neenah solar white cardstock, red embossed cardstock

Stamps: Stamping bella Mr.penguin goes for a ride  ( you can find it here –  http://stampingbella.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=18_65&product_id=114 )

Inks: Memento tuxedo black ink, Copics R29, R24, E21, YG24 , N1, C1, C6 , Y11, Y13 , Tumbled glass distress ink

Misc: red and white twine, frosty lace stickles (for snow effect), Spellbinders nestabilities labels 4 dies , glossy accents for ornaments on tree

I m adding this card for whimsiedoodles challenge Merry and Bright here:  http://whimsiedoodles.blogspot.com/

and http://blog.markerpop.com/2014/12/01/markerpop-challenge-57/

Seeing the snow on the card, I m hoping there’s gonna be snowfall soon! Can’t wait for a white christmas!

Bye

Vidya

A snow kiss!

Hi

With temperatures plummeting , I m beginning to look out for snow! Even though it has already snowed in the month of November , there’s something magical about watching snowflakes from a huge window! More so, I love when the snowflakes fall on my face like a feather kiss!  For this post , I made a christmas card with a penny black stamp – snow kiss. It’s a perfectly named adorable stamp set which is so easy to color too!

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Supplies used:

Penny black snow kiss stamp ( http://shop.pennyblackinc.com/p/snow-kiss )

Paper: Neenah solar white cardstock, red embossed paper from Joanns

Ink: Tumbled glass distress ink , Copics R29,R24, YG14 , E21, N1

Misc: red and white twine, snowflake embellishment, Spellbinders nestabilities labels 4 dies, frosty lace stickles for snow effect.

Here’s a close up:

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I m adding this card for the following challenges :

http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/

http://pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com/

http://pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.com/

http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/

http://blog.markerpop.com/2014/12/01/markerpop-challenge-57/

Doesn’t this want to make you go outdoors , walk in the snow and get kissed by snowflakes?

Have a good day

Vidya