Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Changes to Debs creations

Important information for Challenge Chics of Debscreations.

Due to technical difficulities with the old site, we have moved to a brand new Ning site.

Here is the link to the newsite

Please join in with the rest of us Chics at the new Ning site.

See you there.

Hugs

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Card set for a challenge


Hey everybody,

Another card set to share with you. Here I have used only scrap papers and materials on a karft card stock. I made them for Artypants for a challenge I set.


Weather has not been good for photography for past one week.No sunshine at all. Raining, windy and cold.So this is an indoor photo. No very good. Will replace it when sun shines.

I have used: Kraft cardstock, Cosmo Cricket pattern paper, satin ribbons, paper flowers, sewing pins, Sincere Salutations stamp set from Stampin' up! and scalloped and circle nestabilities dies.

Its been a very busy week generally. Although I have made few layouts I cannot show them now. But will share soon.

Hope you are having a great weekend. I know I am!!!

See ya

Hugs

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Some new cards

Hehehe!!! second post today. I wanted to show you couple of new cards I made for a sketch challenge for the Elite Challenge blog. These cards are based on a sketch taken from 2009-2010 Stampin' Up! idea catalogue.

I have used Very Vanilla, Pumpkin pie and Kraft cardstocks, Sincere Salutations and Pocket Silhouettes stamps sets, Pumpkin Pie ribbon, scalloped punch and Chocolate Chip ink pad all from Stampin' Up! Further I have used Cuttle Bug embossing folder to emboss the kraft card stock.

I liked the color combination here. And kraft is my favourate color. Just love them as the base.
Similarly, the Very vanilla too is awesome for the base card. Mmmm!! OMG!! I have to go. Time to pick the kids from school. Siddarth also has 3 way interview at 3.30pm followed by swimming.Bye for now.
Have a great evening
Hugs


Morning everybody,
I must apologise as I did not post my second post as promised. Got busy with household matters. Well, so here it is. A blog award.
Alicia had given me this award. Thank you Alicia and very sweet of you


Here is the link to Alicia's blog. Beautiful blog.
Comment on this blog. Save the award logo to your own computer and use it in your own blog. Nominate 5 to 10 blogs you feel show great attitude and gratitude. Link to your nominees within your blog post.Comment on their blogs to let them know they've received the award. Link back to the person who gave you the award to show your appreciation.
I'd like to nominate this award to these awesome bloggers:
All these blog are wonderful blogs. Check them out.
Until next times
Hugs

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Layout and Sketch


Hey everybody,


Yesterday, my internet was down. It felt like my hands were cut off. I did not realise how my I was addicted to it. Very bad.

But it freed me to do come cleaning up and massive cooking. lol!!! Aditi my DD and myself always have a tiff about her keeping her room tidy. Every week either my husband or myself tidy or help her to tidy her room. We tried our best to teach her to organise things, fold and how to keep her clothes in the cupboard and also keep her toys organised in boxes. Never happens.The room was littered with toys, clothes, papers, booking......

Recently I started telling her that if she does not keep her room tidy, I will encroach her room with my scrapbooking stuff. That happened yesterday. I spent 5 hours, cleaning her room and moving all my scrapbooking stuff into her room. She was not happy when she came back from school. But thats the consequence of not keeping her room tidy. Now there are some promises flying here and there about how she will keep her things neat and tidy and by end of 2 month I have to move out of her room!!! Lets see...lol!!!!!!

I also cut my finger yesterday. One of my glass cracked and when I tried to pick it up, I cut my finger. Did not release that a cut will severely reduce my work efficiency. Its the middle finger of the right hand and gives my sharp pain whenever somthing comes in contact with it. Nicely banaged up and lol!! you know how it looks. Use your imagination... I am not telling you. Hehehe.

Two realisation happened yesterday. 1. I am addicted to internet and 2. a cut on my finger will reduce my work efficiency. Mmmm!!! Its still hard to type you know!

Ok, now to the scrapping part. Here is my take on the Deb's June Master Blaster challenge.You can find the details here

I have used the June Aussie Pub calls kit. Basic Grey Wisteria range papers and stickers and embellishments from the kit. If you want to receive the kit then, contact Sine from Aussie Pub Calls. Link is on the left hand top corner.

And here is the sketch of the layout.


You can use this sketch if you like it and let me know about it too.

I have something more to share with you today but will wait some more time.Watch out for the second post for today.

See you soon

Sunday, June 21, 2009


Hey everybody,



Weekend is busy as usual. But we have some new additions to our family. Two Guinea pigs, Coco and Patch. One of my friend from school is moving to Perth and they wanted to giveaway their pets. These little ones are our first pets. Siddarth and Aditi are thrilled and they learned all about caring for guinea pigs online and we had our little pinky promises to look after them.lol!!! They are still stressed out with the change in environment and my kids constantly going "Awww so cute" and :look mum, what she is doing" sort of thingy....

Anyway, I have two more to look after. Not that I don't like them but its extra work for me.


Ok, I had my first Stampin' Up workshop on friday and it was ok. Not a super success but I have made a start. This is what I taught to make for the guest.




Its a set of Birthday card, invite and a loot bag. I have 2 kits available for sale. Its 10$ including postage. If anybody interested to purchase them, contact me here. The kit will contain everything to make these including stamped and colored images.


If you want to buy the Bitty Birthday and Sincere Saluation stamp sets, used for this kit, then contact me I can make an order for you.


Here are a set of tags I had made with some bits of leftover papers.



I have used Very Vanilla and Not quite Navy cardstocks, DSP II paper, Night of Navy grosgrain ribbons, Pocket Silhouette and Basic Phrases stamp sets, Scalloped and circle punches and white gel pens all from Stampin' Up!
Thats all for today. I have a layout waiting to be completed. So will share it with you tomorrow.


Have a great evening


Hugs


Thursday, June 18, 2009

Second post for today

One more post today. Here is the backpack made with Rosa Moka papers this time. This one is for my son. He loved these colors.



Best part was my kids had 2 of the same teddy bears and they are perfect for these back pack. Soooooo cute. Siddarth calls his teddy "Doctor Teddy" and he has all first aid stuff in the backpack and Aditi has all her Polly Pocket and My Littlest Pet Shop stuff in the back pack. Aren't they cute...





If you are interested in purchasing the materials and tutorials for making this backpack, email me. Its 15$ per set including postage. Teddy Bear not included.

Have a great evening.

Hugs

Interested in a backpack?


Hey everybody,

I am interested in 3D items these days. They are so much fun to make and I love how easy it is to make them. Here is one I would like to show you. Its a back pack. They are so cute and kids will love it. My DD, Aditi loves them. She has already told me that they will be one of her birthday party giveaways. My son, Siddarth wants them in boy colors though.






I have used Kaisercraft Fun Fair papers and matching Kaisercraft flowers and Rhinestones for making this backpack.


If anybody is interested, I am selling the tutorial and printed templates on pattern paper with the flowers and ribbons for 15$. I have just 2 pieces. One is little Yellow Bicycle Love letter papers and the other in Rosa Moka latest MEC papers

Please email me for details.

My first Stampin' Up! workshop is tomorrow. I have 5 guests for my workshop which is ideal as it is a make and take workshop. I am all excited. Can't wait. Will post some photos and details bought it tomorrow.

See you soon

Hugs


Monday, June 15, 2009

ATCs..

Hey everybody,


I run an ATC swap at Debscreation. This round theme is animals. I have started receiving ATC sets from the participants and I should say, I really really love them. I postponded mine until today and just completed it. I though I will share them with you



I have used brayer techniques for the landscape and Stampin' Up! Lovely as a tree stamp set. The layered foam animals are stickers bought Kmart.


Its been very busy weekend. I just don't like weekends. So many things to do and no time to relax. Weekdays are so much better. There is a schedule atleast. I have also started a few other project and I will share them with you soon.

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs


Friday, June 12, 2009

Finally a layout....

I finally did a layout today for Aussie Scrapjack. I got invited by Leeann. I joined and got my way through it as its the ning thingy. Finally I got to make the layout.

Here it is.




I have used bazzill bling cardstock and Basic Grey Wisteria range papers, cardstock stickers,alphas and Kaisercraft rhinestones.



Don't you love Basic Grey Wisteria range?


This is Aussie Pub Calls June kit. Basic Grey Wisteria papers and plenty coordinated embellishments. There is a link one the left hand side of my blog and contact Sine for the kit.
Well worth the value for the money.

Have a great weekend. And thanks for stopping by

Hugs

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

For my friend

Here is a little set of cards I made for my friend.

I have used Very Vanilla, Kraft, Cameo Coral, Creamy Caramel, Pink Passion, Close to Coco cardstock, Designer Patter Paper pack II, Chocolate Chip ribbon, Pocket Silhouette, Always and Best Yet stamp set, Scalloped punch and Basic Black ink all from Stampin' Up! And Nestabilities scallop circles and Fiskars circle punches.

Have a great evening.

Hugs

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

A quick post today.

Just a quick post to show you the envelopes and box, I made for the 10 cards I showed you in the previous post. Now its a set of 10 cards with matching envelopes and a box to put them in.


Thanks for stopping by


Hugs


Monday, June 8, 2009

10 quick cards


Afternoon everybody,
How are you all today? Monday is a busy day for everybody. I was driving to school this morning and I stuck upon an idea. To make 10 quick cards using 4 A4 kraft cardstock, DSP, Stamps and embellishments from Stampin' Up!
So after vaccuming the house, flodling clothes and eating breakfast,
I sat and made these quick cards.




I have used Kraft, Very Vanilla cardstocks, Patterns Pack II DSP, Chocolate Chip ribbon, So Tweet chipboard, Pocket Silhouette, Best Yet, Always, Circle Circus Stamp sets, Scallop punch Chocolate chip, Real Red, Certainly Celery and Pink Passion inks all from Stampin' Up!

If you want to purchase any of the above products, contact me here

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs



Sunday, June 7, 2009

Enjoy life...


Hey everybody,
I have been working on this layout since last night. Its a new concept for me. A layout with no photo. I combined two challenges to make this layout. Emily's challenge where I have to use cardboard as the base and basically use scraps and paint on the layout. Second challenge is from Artypants's Scrap a Quote challenge where I have to use one of three quotes provided and paint and a rub ons. I did not have a photo to match the quotes. So I decided on no photo layout. It was a bit of a challenge but I like the end result.
I hope to complete a few challenges this week and then prepare for my upcoming workshop.
OK, I have "BONES" on TV now and its interesting. So, I am off now. Catch you later
Hugs

Saturday, June 6, 2009

I finally did...

Yes, I was finally able to go for card class. I have been trying to go for a class for a very long time. Just could not make it. My husband is on call on the 3 weekends per month and all the classes so far were on those weekends. But this weekend he is not on call and I was able to make it to a class.I was able to mee Leonie, another Stampin' Up! demonstrator. We made 2 cards and it was so much fun.Loved both the cards.



I met some locals as well and Christine Slater who has her bio up in this issue of Scrapbooking Memories too was there. Wow! it was fun to meet new people. Enjoyed it.
OK thats it for today. Hope I have something new tomorrow.
And I am still waiting for 4 more followers to do the draw.
There is a scrapbooking kit up for grabs. So follow my blog. : )
Have a great evening.

Hugs

Friday, June 5, 2009

Couple of Stampin' Up! 3D shares

Hey everybody,
How are you doing?

I thought I will share couple of 3D items I made using Stampin' Up! products.

This one below is a purse. Perfect for little girl parties and as gifts to little girls.


I have used Haiku DSP and Very Vanilla cardstock and Pocket Silhouettes stamps on Pumpkin Pie ink-All Stampin' Up Products.

This one is a basket using Haiku DSP, Chocolate Chip cardstock, Orange ribbon, Scalloped punch and horizontal slot punch. All Stampin' Up! products.

Any order of 100$ in the month of June and July will receive free tutorial and measurements for making this basket.
So check out the catalogue and if you want to buy any of these products then contact me here.
Or call me on 08-90228501. I can deliver your purchase at your doorsteps and Credit cards are accepted.
Remember, in the month of June and July, there is a special offer. If your sales is above 600$ you get 110$ worth free stamp sets. So collect orders from your friends and contact me.
Hugs

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Scalloped flower tutorial


Step by Step tutorial for making Scalloped flowers


Step #1

I have cut 3 different sizes scalloped circles from two different colour cardstock. I used nestabilities scalloped dies on cuttlebug machine to cut them out.


Step #2

I have inked the edges of the scalloped circles using Metallic Copper ink as shown below



Step #3

I then cut after every 2 scallop as shown in the picture below. Cut just about 2 cms inside.



Cut similarly on all the scalloped circle.

Step #4

Turn over the scalloped circle and use a blunt tool (I have used Basic Grey rub on tool here) and emboss in circular motion on every scallop.



Turn the scalloped circle over and now you get an embossed flower as shown in the picture below.


Repeat this on every scalloped circle.


Step #5

Layer them as shown in the picture below.



Now use a brad and secure them, You could use a brad, pearl, button whatever you like.

That’s it you have layered embossed flowers made out of scalloped circles. Now there is no way you don’t have a matching flower for your card or layout.
Hope you enjoyed the tutorial.
Until next time
Hugs

 
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