Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Addicted To Stamps & More #227...

Hi! The new challenge at Addicted To Stamps & More is up and this week it is 


You can make your mark with pens, markers, pencils etc.

Here are the two cards that I made


And here are the steps that I took to make them.


I started with a piece of cream drawing paper on which I had stamped the Justrite Floral Stiched background couple of times. I often do this and give the sheets to my kids to color. I used Faber Castell sketch pens to color the background. These are simple sketch pens that come in a pack of 50 shades.


After I had finished coloring, I cut the paper into two panels with the Double Stitched Rectangle dies by DCAM. These are my go to dies for panels since they cut like butter and add a lovely stitched detail to the outside edge. 

Rest of the cards were simple. I mounted the panels on some kraft cardstock cut with the same dies since drawing paper is very thin. I then mounted the completed panels on kraft card bases. here is a closer look at the completed panel.


The sentiment is from the Happy Day stamp set by Craft Tangles, an Indian brand. I really love the font in this set. I stamped with Versamark and heat embossed with Metallic Pink EP by Wow! on a strip of black paper. I mounted the sentiment strip on some foam tape as well.

I hope you like my cards and are inspired to create something beautiful. Please link your creations here.

Love,
Nandini


11 comments:

  1. So simple yet elegant!!! Loved them...

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  2. Such pretty floral cards Nandini and I love the bright and cheery colours.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  3. Wow....that is one beautiful background! Love all the pretty colors you used.

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  4. Fantastic floral cards, Nandini. The colors are amazing.

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  5. Oh Nandini you have adorable stamp as background
    and so many job coloring
    but worthed so great
    I love your CAS design sweety
    I will remember this idea if one day I have BG flower stamp
    I just have time visiting my Teammate
    hope you like visiting us your teammate too sweety
    hugs
    Monika (ATSM Teamie)

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  6. Love that flowery background stamp, such colourful cards. :)

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  7. Umpteen apologies for being MIA; my scheduled 7 days of marking diploma exams transformed into 12 (talk about blurry eyes!) which saw me falling behind in leaving comments. I'm here now, absolutely bedazzled by your beautiful blooms; such impressive colouring!
    ~carol

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