Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Sugar Pea Designs 1st Birthday Bash Blog Hop!!!

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Hello Everyone!!

Welcome to Sugar Pea Designs 1st Birthday Bash Blog hop!!!
I know Wendy the owner of SPD for a while now...I call her the COPIC GURU...she has some mad coloring skills!!!
Wendy started Sugar Pea Designs stamp company a year ago and they carry the most the cutest stamps ever!! SPD also manufacturers lot of great dies and organizational products...love them all!!
Congrats Wendy!!!
Thank you for having me as your Special Guest for this FAB blog hop!!!

I used the stamp I first purchased from SPD for my card today...
Absolutely adorable stamp set called... Go-pher It.
I ♥♥♥ this image!!
I used copics to color my image. 
The fun papers are from Avery Elle paper pad.

This card is for the following challenges...
Cards und More: Animals.
Copic Spain Challenge : Anything Goes.
Cuttlebug Mania : Wildlife.

You all can join in for the SPD Birthday Bash Hop by creating a Birthday card using SPD stamps and linking them up over at SPD blog ...Click HERE for details.
You have until Jan 28th to link up.
One lucky participant will win $25 GC!!

We tons of prize for the Hoppers..
One lucky hopper who comments on each hop stop will win $100 GC...YAY!!!!!
There are some more hidden prizes too...

Here is the complete hop list..

SugarPea Designers
SugarPea Designs Blog
Lesley Croghan
Anita Madden
Jenny Peterson
Kim O'Connell
Mary Johnson
Wendy Bond
Tracy Valure
Simonne Clay
Stacey Schafer
Wendy McGaffey
Vera Yates
Kerri Michaud
Lisa Lara
Cathy Preissing
Shanna Shands
Cibele Glazer

Our Special Guests
Tracy MacDonald
Danielle Lounds
Tara Godfrey
Veronica Zalis
Angel Rivera
Jen Shults
Isha Gupta
Amy Tsuruta
Dina Kowal
Chaitali Narla
Brianna Loeffelbein
Lisa Henke
Piali Biswas

Sugar Pea Designs is  offering a coupon code: BDAY01 for customers to receive 10% off their entire purchase (valid until January 24th)

Winners will be announced on Feb 1st on SPD Blog.

Thanks for stopping by...
Happy Hopping!!!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Top Dog Dies New Release!!!

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Hello Everyone!!!

Today Top Dog Dies released 6 new exclusive dies!!!
They are simply amazing and available in TDD store for purchase.

I used the lovely Feather dies set for this card...
The feathers have great stitched details in it.
The beautiful paper and printed vellum are from DCWV.
The sentiment is one of my favorite from Waffle Flower Stamps.

This card is for the following challenges..
City Crafter Challenge : Oh Feathers!!
Top Tip Tuesday: Something new.
Paper Minutes : Keep it Simple.

Next card is for a birthday..

I used new Corset background die and  Corset Die for this card.
The cardbase and the papers are from DCWV.
The sentiment is from PTI and ribbon from May Arts.

This card is for the following challenges..
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything goes with handmade bow.
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes.

That's all from me today, see you tomorrow with a special blog hop!!
Thanks for stopping by!!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Love you!!!

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Hello & Happy Monday Everyone!!!

Its long weekend for my kiddos, and today its nice and sunny after a long time.
Its been raining and gloomy for a while and  we all are sick since last Wednesday , so I thought sharing a HAPPY card today to cheer myself.

I used  double heart die from Top Dog Die- Heart mini Album finisher set  to create a quick shaker card.
Did you see the teeny tiny hearts I used for shaker part???
Cute isn't it??
They are the negative parts of from TDD- Heart border die
 
This is a super fun , double duty die....love it!!
The beautiful papers are from Teresa Collins -Nine & Co. 
The sentiment is CASual Fridays Stamps.

This card is for the following challenges...
That Craft Place - Love/valentine.
Die Cut Divas: Anything Goes.

Hope you liked this card.
I'll be back later with another fun Valentine project.
Thanks for stopping by!!

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Birthday Card and Winners!!!!

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Hello Everyone!!!

Hope you all are enjoying all fabulous CHA 2015 stuff..in person or like me thru all the awesome Instagram and FB photos!!!
Soooo many wonderful new stuff, I need a money tree for sure ;)

Today I have a cute card to share with you all.
 My younger one went for a Ice Skating  B'day party yesterday, so made this card for her friend.

I used the same stamps & stencil as THIS card , just changed the design a bit .
I used Mama Elephant stamps and Winnie & Walter stencil .
Love how the card turned out!!!

This card is for the following challenges...
Just Us Girls : Stencil.
Winnie& Walter 1st B'day Bash: Vanessa's Gradient challenge.


Now its time to announce two winners for Season's Givings Blog Hop giveaway.
...and the lucky winners are...

Prize #1: Crafty goodies package ...
Blogger arlsmom aka Lynda said...
Happy New Year! One goal I have this year is to organize my supplies better. That means letting go of things that I won't use...which is hard...but must be done!
and Prize#2 :$30  Ai Gift Certificate ...
Blogger Nancy Carroll said...
Happy New Year, thanks for the opportunity to win such a generous prize. Awesome card, my crafty goal is to make cards all year long for the Caring hearts and operation write home so that others can have something special
nance459 at yahoo dot com
Congrats Lynda and Nancy!!!
 Please email  me at piali(dot ) biswas yahOO(dot )com.
Please claim the prize by 1/17/2015.

Thank you Everyone for all the lovely comments!!!
I just noticed I'm 5 followers away from 800...YAY!!
I promise to do One more giveaway when I reach 800 followers.

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Virginia's view Challenge GDT!!!!

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Hello   Everyone!!!
I'm super excited to be the Guest Designer over at Virginia's View Challenge!!!
Its a true honor....Virginia is a super talented crafter and her VV Challenge Blog is just simply Awesome!!!
Thank you, Virginia for letting me create for your fab Challenge.
This month's theme is Clean Slate.
Fabulous theme....one of my most favorite one.
I have created four cards for the challenge...I'm sharing one card here on my blog and a peek of other three...please hop over to VV Challenge blog to see the rest.

A CAS one layer card!!!
I love cards with lots of white space!!
I used Gorgeous Waltzing Mouse -Country Rose stamp set  for this card.
Just added few splatters of Heidi Swapp Gold mists.
.Its super easy to mass produce too!!!

This card is also for the following challenges...
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes.
Ladybug Crafts - Say it with flowers.

Here is a peek of the other three card....


Hope you will join in and play along with the Clean slate challenge!!
Can't wait to see your creations!!
Check here for VV Challenge details.

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Seasons Givings Blog Hop 2015!!!

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Happy New Year Everyone!!!

Welcome to Seasons Giving Blog Hop 2015!!!

Its our way of saying "Thank You" to our readers!!
115 Designers & 18 companies are joining together to host a hop with giveaways .
Yes!! there are several prizes/giveaways on each hop stop!!

I have TWO GIVEAWAYS for all my lovely Blog Followers...

Prize #1:
A Package of crafty Goodies...as shown in the photo.


Prize#2:

$30 Gift Certificate to Art Impressions Stamp store.


Just leave me a comment , just let me know about " What are your Crafty Goals for 2015?"
I'll pick the winners and post on my blog by Monday , Jan 10th,2015.

Here is a card for all my Blog followers...
Yes! You all are the Super COOL!!!!

I used Mama Elephant Stamps and Winnie & Walter Stencils for this card.
Hope you like this card!!!

Here is the complete hop list...
Thanks for stopping by!! 
Have a wonderful year ahead...

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas & A Winner!!!

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Hello Everyone!!!

Merry Christmas my Crafty Friends!!!!


Hope you all had a wonderful day...filled with gifts, fun and laughter!!!
My last two weeks were crazy busy... I usually host a Chrsitmas Eve dinner for my friends, it went very well, we all had a lot of fun!!
My year 2014 went very well so far...
I worked for some good Design teams....
Won WCMD 2014,
my cards made the COVER of few magazines
I always wanted to join the Paper Company DTs....
....and fortunately THIS year I joined 3 of the great Company DTs
and also joined a fab Die Company DT also...
Crafty wise..its an AWESOME year..YAY!!!
You all will see lots of crafty goodness on my blog in 2015.

I also did a fun thing this year ...after 13 years and first time in this Country I worked in  the Retail industry , part time just for the Holidays.
My daily scheduled got lot busier but I enjoyed working....bought gifts for all my friends and family with my little earnings....fun, fun, fun!!

That was all about my 2014 so far....hope you all had a great year too!!
Wish you all a very Happy 2015!!!!

Its time to announce the winner of the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop...

and the lucky person is...
Becca Cruger said...
That paper is so incredible and you've used it so perfectly! I love how the craft looks with that pop of red. Amazing design work and thanks for the chance to win those awesome goodies!
bexcruger at gmail dot com

Congratulations Becca!! I'll email you today!!
Thanks for stopping by!!!
Have a wonderful Holiday!!!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Happy , Happy, Happy News!!!

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Hello Crafty Friends!!!
I have a super happy news to share with you all....
I'm a Doodlebug Designs' DT member now...YAY!!!!

I applied for the DT call...and I got selected...I'm over the moon excited!!!
Can't wait to share all the cute DB products & projects with you.
Meet all the new DB2015 DT members...HERE.

Here is a layout I made for the application...
I used some of my favorite holiday pictures from 2011 ...girls have grown so much now :(
I used fabulous Doodlebug papers&  rhinestones for this project.
The snowflake dies are from Avery Elle.
The cute tree die is from Reverse Confetti!!!

This project is for the following challenges...
Addicted to Stamps - Snowflakes.
Pile It On - Anything goes Christmas.

Hubby is getting me a DSLR camera for Christmas ...can't wait to use it!!
I really wish to take better pics of my projects.

Here is another cute holiday project. 
I love great gift packaging...I think its as important as the gift inside.
I made the box using We R Memory Keepers envelope punch board.

The dies are from Papertrey Ink Market It kit.

This project is for the following challenges...
The Crazy Challenge -  Christmas.
My Craft Spot - Bags/boxes.
613 Avenue Create -  Gift Packaging

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Winners & a Card!!!

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Hello Crafty Friends!!!

First of all I apologize for the delay in announcement of WCMD 2104 Blog Hop winners.
Last few days were very hectic for me...looks like rest of the week will be super busy too :(

Anyway let see who won the prizes...

The winner of the Waltzing Mouse Stamp set is....

Blogger Hussena said...
Both your cards are superb, Piali. Absolutely love the chalkboard effect and the way you have used the mists and embossing as the highlight of your card. Congrats on being selected as a Winner! :)
December 4, 2014 at 8:52 AM
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...and  the winner of  second Giveaway is.....

Blogger Renee said...
OMGoodness, you're not kidding - those stamps are GORGEOUS!!! And you really created two masterpieces!!! I love chalkboard look too. Congratulations and thanks so much for giving back!!!! Either one of those prizes would be simply awesome ;)
December 4, 2014 at 3:06 PM
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Congratulations Hussena and Renee!!!
Please email me at piali(dot) biswas at Yahoo(dot) com.
I'll mail your packages ASAP!!!!

( Prize should be claimed by Dec25th,2014)


Thank you Everyone for all your lovely comments!!!!

Now I have a holiday card to share...
I used one of the snowman image from Purple Onion Designs- Snowy Trio stamp.
I love the cute snowmen!!!
The paper is from Bazzill, actually it is a journal card!

I also added some embossing paste with SSS snowflake stencil.
The gorgeous red ribbon is from May Arts...it is one of my favorite.

This card is for the following challenges...
Cuttlebug Mania- Anything Christmas.
Die Cuttin' Divas: Christmas Carol Inspired.
Creative Card Crew : Anything Goes.

There is still time to enter for the Coffee Lovers Bloghop giveaway!!!
Check it HERE.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

DCWV-Faber Castell Winter Blog hop!!!

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Hello Everyone!!!

Welcome to DCWV-Faber Castell Winter Blog hop!


This week we( DCWV DT) have teamed up with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®for a joint Blog hop.

I have a Chalkboard Countdown calender to share with you all....

Chalkboard calender is super fun for my girls as they get write the countdown every morning!!
I took a wood block and applied FB- Gesso all over it.  Then added FB- Black Chalkboard paint to the front.
I used beautiful paper from DCWV- Candy Lane Christmas collection, it works perfectly with black chalkboard paint.
I also added silver details to the tree using FB-Silver metallic pen.
Finally applied FB-glaze over the paper for nice shine.
I embellished the project with Snowflake Diecuts and DCWV Mirrored Stars.

This project is for the following challenges...
Crafting for all Seasons - Anything Christmas but a card.
Decorate to Celebrate - Anything Goes 3-D

Leave a comment here , DCWV Blog  and on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®  blog to be eligible to win this weeks prizes!  DCWV  is giving away  THREE Prizes worth  $50.00 each in scrapbooking supplies!

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!!!!

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Hello Everyone!!!


Welcome to Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!!
My super sweet coffee lover friend Amy is hosting a very fun blog hop for everyone who loves coffee and crafts!

Coffee & Cards ....two of  my favorite things , how I can I miss it?!!
I'm joining in for the Coffee Lovers hop!!!
If you want to join and win some awesome prize and have fun , please visit AMY's Blog.

Here are my two super easy holiday cards...
I used AC - Hot Cocoa paper pad , I looooooooooove this paper pad!!

It's a CAS card  without any stamping, super easy to make.
I used Faber Castell silver & gold metallic pens to fill in few icons on the patterned paper. I also added a vellum snowflake , its a  Avery Elle die. The "merry" sentiment is sticker from DIY Christmas collection.

Next card using the same paper collection...

This is perfect coffee lover holiday paper pad.
I just added a bit of punchinella, few gold enamel dots and another Avery Elle snowflake diecut. 

I've a collection of mugs...I like them as much my coffee...so I had to take a photo of my currently used Mug and the card...
I have 5 different holiday mug (so far) to use before Christmas...then snowflake themed.

These cards are for the following challenges...
Little Red Wagon - Snowflakes.
Fab 'n' Funky - Chrsitmas.
Crafty Creations - Diecuts.

 Hope you all liked these cards...
I have a GIVEAWAY for all the hoppers.
I wish I could share a cup of coffee with you all...but I can't at this moment so I have few coffee candies to share with Colorbox Creative cards pack, AC-Hot Cocoa paper pad, Don & Daisy
 Coffee themed stamp.

Please leave me a comment if you like to win this Giveaway.
(Please leave your contact info if you are no-reply blogger.)
This giveaway is open till Dec 20th.

Thank you Amy for hosting this fun hop!!!
Thanks for stopping ...
Happy Hopping!!