Saturday, August 31, 2013

Blooming Bridal Blog Hop for Beverley!

Welcome to a super special blog hop for Beverley!

I cannot say it in words how excited I am for Bev! Beverley is the owner of Uniko Studio Designs.I have been working for her as design team member for more than a year. Very happy to work with her. She is getting married in a few days. Yay! From Miss to Mrs. :) very excited for you Bev!

Chaitali suggested on a surprise Bridal Blog Hop for Bev! So a group of friends and design team have joined together to wish Beverley!

Here is my card for you, Beverley!

We had decided to keep the theme as Bridal Blooms Blog Hop. I have used Beautiful Blooms and Flower Power #3 stamp set to make my card. 

Congratulations on your wedding, Bev! Wishing you a very happy future together!

Here is the list of Blog Hop friends wishing Beverley!

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

CAS(E) this Sketch #43

Hey everybody,

There is a brand new sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge Blog. 
This is one awesome sketch from Karolyn Loncon.

I say awesome sketch because this sketch helped me get my mojo back. I have been struggling to get creative for past few days. I was blank to be honest. Totally lost it. So today after help from few friends on Facebook, I put some loud music on my computer, cleaned my desk, printed this sketch and made a Christmas card. Here is my take on the sketch.

The pattern paper is from My Mind's Eye last year's Christmas collection. The beautiful big Poinsettia is from Uniko Studio's Pure Florals: Poinsettia Stamp Set. Rhinestones from Kaisercraft This card does not look CAS but it took me 15 minutes to get it all together. The most time I spent was colouring the Poinsettia and cut it out. Rest was just trimming the papers, stamping the sentiment and assembling them all together.
Yes, I have started making Christmas cards. I have a huge amount to make this time. School fete stall, friends and family, shop and classes. That is going to be a LOT of Christmas cards. So I am starting early. This is as early as it can get for me.
Ok! I am rambling a lot. I will stop it now. Check out CAS(E) this Sketch Blog for more inspiration. and play along the sketch.

Thanks for stopping by!


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Studio Calico Double Scoop Kits Revealed!

Did you know the new September Double Scoop Kits from Studio Calico is now available from Studio Calico Shop. I really enjoyed Double Scoop card kit, Bubblegum add-on card kit and Waffle-Cone Scrapbook kit #3. Today I am sharing with you my projects using Double Scoop card Kit and Waffle Cone Scrapbook Kit.

Here are my cards using the Double Scoop card kit. 

I love love this pattern paper in the kit. Looks like an art gallery wall. I simple cut a few frames and layered them. I have also masked and stamped inside the frames. Used the enamel dots to accent. I love how this card turned out. Here is a close up.

Second card made using Double Scoop Card Kit.
This kit has a beautiful stamp set. The lace stamp with the coordinating medallion stamp is perfect. So this card below showcases the stamp set in the kit.


Love the neon enamel dots in the kit. here is a close up of the card.

Now to the Waffle Cone Scrapbook Kit #3. This kit has some fantastic embellishments for cards.
Feather are trendy now and I love the Studio Calico die cut feathers. The colours in this kit are very trendy as well. Here are couple of cards I made using waffle Cone scrapbook Kit #3

I will share my cards using Bubblegum Add-on Card Kit in another post. All the new Double Scoop Kits are available for purchase at Studio Calico Shop.

Thanks for visiting!


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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Super Free Saturday!

Hello Lovely! Last Saturday of the month is exciting because it is Super Free Saturday of the month. Yes, Uniko Studio is giving away some free digis for you to work with.

Wow! I have worked with pastel colours to my surprise lol! And I like it. It is going to be spring in a few days in the southern hemisphere. I am loving the gorgeous colours which are starting to appear in nature.
I simply printed the digis and cut them out. I then layered with with a polka dot pattern paper from Kaisercraft Miss Nelly Collection which perfectly matches the free digis. I love that flower. So pretty. And cardmakers, you can use the PL cards on your cards too. I have layered them on my card. 

These digis are available from Uniko studio shop for FREE to download and use them. You don't need photoshop software. Just print them out on a cardstock and enjoy creating.

Check out Uniko Studio Blog for more inspiration from the design team.


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Thursday, August 22, 2013

CAS(E) this Sketch #42

A brand new sketch from CAS(E) this sketch, Yay!

This sketch is from N@ Ali! 

Here is my card using the sketch.

I have used Kaisercraft's Porcelain Rose Collection paper pad and label to make my card. By using pattern paper and coordinating label, there is instant colour, texture, clean and simple without taking too long to make a card. The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted Stamps. Rhinestones from Kaisercraft. Only stamping is the sentiment.

Check out CAS(E) this Sketch Blog for more design team inspiration and linky.


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Studio Calico Double Scoop Sneak Peek!

Sharing sneak peeks of the upcoming Studio Calico's September Double Scoop kits.
First up is Double Scoop card kit.

Love love the pattern papers in the kit and I am floored with the stamp set in the kit too. Not to mention the embellishments in the kit too. I really enjoyed making cards with the Double Scoop Card Kit.

Next up is Bubblegum Add-on Card Kit.


Flowers in the stamp set! Wow! Another kit I really love. Easy to work with this kit. There is ribbons, washi, gorgeous papers, stamp set that easily coordinate. You will really love this kit, I bet!

I then bought Waffle Cone Scrapbook Add-on #3 kit.

I bought this kit mainly for the feathers diecut, sequins and stickers. Enough to make cards. Not to mention the gorgeous pattern papers.

You liking my sneak peek? There are more sneak peeks at Studio Calico Forum. Sign up and you will love it. It is a great place to be. All the Double Scoop Kits are available for sale from 27th of August at the Studio Calico Shop!


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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Craft's Meow New Release Blog Hop!

Hello everybody,

Woohoo! Today all the new gorgeous stamp sets from The Craft's Meow are available for purchase from their shop. Welcome to The Craft's Meow designer blog hop.

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You should be here from Deborah Nolan's Blog. If so you are right track. Make sure you leave comments on all the designer's blog because you will enter a chance to win all the new stamp sets:)

Here are my projects for the blog hop.

I love this card because i have heat embossed the feathers from Dream Catcher stamp set and coloured them with watercolour. CAS card with a dash of colours.

Here is the next card using Jars of Sunshine stamp set!

Jars!!! I loved colouring the jar, that I stamped many jars and coloured them in gorgeous colours.
Another CAS card with plenty of colours:)

And another card using Cottage Garden stamp set!

This one is a whimsical watercolour one layer card. Love the stamp image in black and watercoloured using Faber Castell's Gelatos. I also spattered some of the colours as well. Beautiful! Don't you think?

Hope you have enjoyed my projects. You next stop Jennie Harper's blog.

All the new stamp sets are available to purchase from The Craft's Meow Shop.

If you like to win all these stamp sets, then make sure you leave a comment on all the designer blog. One random person picked from any of the blog will receive all the new release stamp set. You have until 8:00 pm Pacific on Friday, August 23rd. 

And Dream Catcher stamp set is free if your purchase is $60 and more:)
Happy Hopping and Shopping!


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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Introducing - Dream Catcher!

Welcome to final preview day of The Craft's Meow August new release.

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Today we are introducing a dreamy and beautiful stamp set called Dream Catcher! This set is designed by Clare Buswell! Love this set a lot. I have made a mixed media card using Dream Catcher stamp set.

This is a building set, so you can build your own dream catcher or use the element of a dream catcher individually. The sentiments are gorgeous with double fonts. This is a must have stamp set because I have not seen a set like this in the craft land.

You like it? The Craft's Meow is giving away one lucky person this stamp set. make sure you leave a comment at The Craft's Meow Blog to enter a chance to win this gorgeous stamp set.

See you tomorrow for the new release blog hop:)


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Monday, August 19, 2013

25th Iron Craft!

If you are looking for my Whoot Whoot post, Click Here!

If you are looking for The Craft's Meow post, Click Here!

Third post for today!

Did you know about Iron Craft? Chaitali has this weekly challenge feature on her blog. She and a guest blogger uses the same products or shall we say ingredients and challenge themselves to make a card. I was the first Iron Craft challenger. It is so much fun. For this 25th episode Chaitali invited 4 guest bloggers including me to use Pillow Talk Stamp Set from Simon Says Stamp and a sketch designed by me to make our projects.


She has a fun challenge for you at her blog. Check it out! She has not named which card belongs to whom. That is upto to you to tell us:) Check out her blog and let her know. All correct entries will receive 25% off coupon from Simon Says Stamp! Wow! I would love one of those coupons as my cart is full at the moment :)

Go on and make your guess!


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On the cover of a magazine!

If you are looking for The Craft's Meow post, click here!

Woohoo! Can you see the card on the right? That is mine:) My card is on the cover of the new Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft Magazine Vol 19 No:10.

There is also one other card in there showcasing a stamp set from Flourishes Designs. There is tons of turtorials and more than 60 inspirational cards in there. If you like to subscribe, then here is the link -

Thank you so much for sharing my excitment!

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Introducing Jar of Sunshine and Folk Art Blooms

Welcome to day #3 preview of The Craft's Meow August new release.

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We are introducing two new stamp sets called Jar of Sunshine and Folk Art Blooms. These two stamp sets are designed by Nina B Designs.
Here is my card made using Jar of Sunshine stamp set.

Normally I am not a big fan of jars. But this jar is beautifully shaped that I love it. The set also have accessories to go with the jar. Beautiful stamp set.

This is my card made using Folk Art stamp Set.

This is very different card for me. I have gone for a vintage folk art look using cram cardstock base and autumn colours. I think it is perfect especially with the card for gran.  I like it myself:) Unusual for me and turned out beautiful. So you can create your custom folk art frame using your colour combination, modern or traditional or vintagy....

You love both the set?  The Craft's Meow is giving away one lucky person this stamp set. make sure you leave a comment at The Craft's Meow Blog to enter a chance to win this gorgeous stamp set.

See you tomorrow with another dreamy stamp set:)


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