Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Hello crafty people!
Devika Gujral here today!
I have got an Inspirational post for you for the ongoing  "Mirror Image challenge" on Craftyscrappers blog..
It's super easy, clean to get the mirror image  with the "Mirror mirror stamp set" and very interesting!

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MIRROR SNAIL



  • Take a piece of Craftyscrappers Premium Cardstock (White).
  • Die cut the Mason jar image or simply draw the Mason jar and fussy cut it.
  • Sprintz the cardstock with a little bit of water and spray the Shimmer Sprays, Tickled Cheeks at the top and Dancing Peacock at the bottom ..I Just love these sprays..the shimmer is just enough to give your project a subtle yet shimmery look.




  • Place the snail stamp from the Craftyscrappers- Snail mail for you stamp set on a piece of acetate sheet with the stamping side up.
  • Cover it with any black coloured Dye ink pad..do not use archival ink, it didn't work for me at all!
  • Place the stamp from the "Mirror-Mirror" stamp set on an acrylic stamping block and press it firmly on the black inked stamp image. (Make sure that the Mirror stamp is free from dust and foreign particles)


  • You will get a Mirror image of the Snail image on your Mirror- Mirror stamp piece.
  • Take this mirror image and simply stamp it onto a piece of White card stock...It's magic!
    I mirror stamped the mail stamp also.
  • Fussy cut and colour the images with distress inks, Shaded lilac and Fossiled Amber.
  • Take another piece of folded 270-300 GSM cardstock.
  • Place your shaker acetate sheet below the Mason jar cut out cardstock, fill it up with the beautiful shaker elements from Craftyscrappers: It's a boy, Petal flowers, Fern flowers and also the mirror images of the Mail stamp!



  • Foam mount all the pieces.
  • Stamp the sentiment using Ranger Black Archival ink and your Mirror card is ready!




Thanks for stopping by for the Mirror fun :D

Hope this post inspires you to create your own Mirror themed project! :) 

Loads of crafty love,
Devika.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Outline image, heat emboss and ink blending

Hello crafty people!
Devika Gujral here.
In today's post I will show you how to use just the outline stamp to make a CAS card :)
This stamp set, Birthday Flutters from Craftyscrappers is absolutely pretty and wonderful for outline stamping and generation stamping as well!

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CARD: Birthday Flutters



  • Take a piece of pre folded 270-300 GSM White Cardstock.
  • Stamp the outline, solid butterfly image from the Birthday Flutters Craftyscrappers stamp set using Black Archival ink.
  • Heat emboss it with Clear White embossing powder.
  • Mask the top and bottom portion of the card..I purposely masked off a tiny portion of both butterflies as well.
  • Take the distress inks- Spiced mermalade, Wilted violet and Picked Rashberry and apply them heavily with the blending tool.
  • First apply Spiced mermalade at the bottom, wilted violet at the top and then use Picked Rashberry to blend both the inks.

  • Sprintz some water to get the bleached look.
  • Remove the masking tape.

  • Stamp the Ribbon and the sentiment with Black archival ink.
  • I made a matching envelope by stamping the solid image of the Butterfly with red and orange archival ink.






Hope you liked the card!
Thanks for stopping by!
Until we meet next time, happy crafting <3 
Love, 
Devika Gujral.

Supplies used:
  • White cardstock 270-300 GSM
  • White envelope.
  • Black, orange and red archival ink.
  • Craftyscrapper stamp set - Birthday Flutters.
  • Ranger Clear embossing powder
  • Distress inks: Spiced mermalade, Wilted violet and Picket Rashberry
  • Blending tools.

Friday, 6 July 2018

Window card with Stamps and distress inks

Hello crafty people!
I am Devika Gujral and I am very glad to do my first post with Craftyscrappers.

In today's post, I will be using the stamp set "Snail mail for you" and I must say that the quality of their stamps is very good which leave a crisp image when stamped on.

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CARD: SHROOM LAND


•Take a the standard size folded white coloured cardstock of 270-300 GSM and also a woodgrain textured cardstock.

•Cut a small rectangular window in the middle of the Woodgrain cardstock as per your choice.


•Create a background on a piece of another white cardstock which will come below this rectangular cut out window.
•For this, cut a hill pattern on a masking sheet, place it on the cardstock.

•Make a sky using Broken China and Mermaid lagoon distress inks.

•Similarly create a green background using Cracked pistachio and evergreen bough distress inks.


•Stamp the images from the "Snail mail for you" stamp set using Black archival ink on a white paper, colour them using distress inks and water and fussy cut them.



•Adhere the sky-land background on the folded white cardstock base, foam mount the woodgrain texture card on top of it and foam mount the fussy cut images.


•Stamp the sentiment using the Black archival ink.


Hope you all enjoyed this fun filled card deisgn.
Thanks for stopping by!
Do like, share and comment below.

Happy crafting! 

PRODUCTS USED:
  1. 270GSM white cardstock.
  2. Woodgrain cardstock.
  3. Distress inks: Broken China, Mermaid lagoon, Crcaked pistachio, Evergreen Bough, Picket fence, Candid Apple, Sounds sugar, Picked raspberry, Lucky clover, Vintage straw.
  4. Black Archival ink pad.
  5. Stamp set from Craftyscrappers.



Saturday, 30 June 2018

Gift tag with embossing powder and versamark ink


Hello crafty people! :D
Today I will showcase how to create magical gift tags using embossing powders.

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Dreamy gift tags
  • Take white coloured cardstock tags.
  • Cover it with anti static powder.
  • Stamp the "Follow your dreams" stamp with Versmark ink.
  • Put "Buttercup embossing powder" by Ranger over the stamped image.
  • Colour it with Hot pink Tubby craft ink pad.
  • The embossed powder will resist the ink and keep it's colour thus giving it a 3D effect.
  • To give a vintage look, put Chocolate Brown ink on the sides with the finger daubers/blending foam.
  • I repeated the same step for the other 3 tags.
  • 2nd tag: Embossing powder: Clear.
    Ink: Juicy Orange and Lavender Violet.
  • 3rd tag:
    Embossing powder: Blue.
    Ink: Yellow
  • 4th tag:
    Embossing powder: Lemon Yellow.
    Ink: Imperial red



Hope you liked the Dreamy gift tags I created today :)
Do leave your comments below and don't forget to like and share this post!
We will meet next time with the March release.
Until then, happy crafting <3

PRODUCTS USED:
1. White cardstock of 270 GSM.
2. Anti static powder.
3. Embossing powders.
4. Dye Ink pads.
5. Finger daubers.
6. Versamark ink.


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Friday, 29 June 2018

Background and stamped image with distress inks

Hello crafty people! :D
Devika here and today I will share how to use the different coloured ink pads to create wonderful backgrounds and stamped images!

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You Are A Pearl

  • Cut out a small rectangular window on a piece of white cardstock, 270 GSM.
  • I wanted to give it a "sea theme" hence opted for 2 shades of blue distress inks: Mermaid Lagoon and Broken China.
  • Blend them together by giving a darker shade at the bottom and lighter shade at the top.
                                                  




  • Sprint some small water droplets on the card and immediately lift it with a cloth/paper towel, to give it the bleached effect.
  • Stamp the sea shells with Tubby Craft Ink- Sapphire Blue at the base. 






  • For the base card, cover it with Cracked Pistashio Distress ink.
  • Position the Pearl stamp along with the sentiment and stamp it using Tubby Craft Ink- Jet Black.
  • Adding the window just gives your project some more dimension and 3D effect :D





  • Foam mount the pieces...and you have a beautiful sea themed card.
  • This will be a perfect card to gift your mother this Woman Day! :D

                                                     
   
                                       

Products used: 
1. White coloured cardstock of 270 GSM
2. Distress inks: Mermaid lagoon, cracked pistachio, broken China.
3. Stamp set form Tubby craft.
4. Black archival ink.

Hope you liked this pearl card.

Do share and comment.
Thank you
Like always...keep crafting <3 

Thursday, 21 June 2018

DIY Stencil

Hello crafty friends!
Devika here and today I will share how to create your own stencil and make a card using it!

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Dreamy Sky 
  • Take a white cardstock.
  • Make a cloud stencil with the masking sheet.
  • Just draw the cloud edges with a pencil on a masking sheet.
  • Cut the sheet along the edges and you will get your own "Cloud stencil." 

  • Now use Sapphire blue ink along the "clouds stencil" and cover the whole background with it.

  • Use Lemon yellow ink through the Rays stencil by Kaisercraft. (If you do not have a Ray's stencil then just place the masking tape on the cardstock with a one finger gap between each ray and thus you can create the stencil also)


  • Stamp the images and the sentiment from the "Lift up Balloon" stamp set using Black Archival Ink, fussy cut them and colour them.
  • I have used different coloured distress inks with water and coloured the floral bouquet and the ship.
  • Foam mount the cuts outs.





Hope you all liked it!Do share your comments below.

Products used :

  1. Masking sheet
  2. Blending tool 
  3. Distress inks
  4. 270 GSM cardstock
  5. Foam tape
  6. The following ink pads and stamp sets: Lemon yellow, Sapphire Blue, Lift up the balloon stamp set.
  7. Stencil.

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I have used two stencils in this project. 
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Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Bending the stamps- Treasure


Hello crafty people! :D
Devika here and today I will share how to make stamped backgrounds and how to bend the stamps.
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Let's Find The Treasure
  • Cut the white cardstock of 270 GSM at the edges with scissors to give it an ancient, worn out map type of a look.
  • Blend this cardstock with Expresso distress ink.




  • Stamp the TREASURE stamp and fussy cut it. Colour it with Fossiled amber and straw distress ink
  • Bend the sentiment in a semi-circle shape and stamp it using Ranger Archival Black Ink.YES, you can bend these stamps in anyway you like to suit your need!






  • Stamp the track using the stamp set from Adorable Runner, the bird from Talking Two and the Ship from Lift up Balloon.
  • All these stamps just completed the look flawlessly.
  • Colour another white cardstock base with Fossiled Amber distress ink.
  • Foam mount the pieces..and find the treasure ;)






Product used:
1. 270 GSM white cardstock.
2. Distress ink- Expresso, Fossiled Amber, Straw
3. Black Archival ink.
4. Foam tape.
5. Stamp sets from Tubby craft: Adorable runner, Talking two, Precious treasure.
6. Blending tool
7. Stamping acrylic block 




Like always...keep crafting <3