Tuesday, September 16, 2014


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Hello Crafty Friends!!!

I'm back! I'm trying to get back to regular crafty schedule, as the kids are back in School. It is much harder than it seems to get back to regular crafting, I feel lost ...missed so many things around the crafty blogland!

Today I have Waffle Flower project to share with you all...
 I used  sketch from the current Waffle Flower  Challenge for this card.
Waffle Flower Challenge Sketch 2014-08
I changed the tag into a circle.
I love this sentiment from  WF-Starry Night stamp set.
The papers are from Pebbles- Homemade collection.

This card is for the following challenges...
Die Cut Divas-New things( new papers)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper – Anything goes with Patterned paper.
Cards Galore Encore - Make a Card.

There is still time to play along with Waffle Flower Challenge...
 Two winners will receive a stamp set of their choice and join WF team for the next challenge.  A random winner will receive a stamp set of their choice.
Lots of chance to win fabulous Waffle Flower stamps!!
Click HERE to enter.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Winner!! Winner!!!!

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Sorry for a bit delay in posting....we have a winner of the Annie's Attic- Interactive Cards 2 Book

Congrats Iris!!! 
Please email me your addy at piali(dot)biswas(at) yahoo .com.
I'll mail the book and surprise goodies ASAP.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Monday, September 1, 2014

Virginia's View Challenge

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Hello Crafty Friends!!!

Today I'm Guest Designing for my super talented friend , Virginia...YAY!!!
As you all know Virginia runs a very popular challenge called...Virginia's View challenge.

This month's theme is PAPER PIECING

Here is my card....
Usually I paper piece images...like floral or dresses , etc. Today I used a background stamp for this technique.
This gorgeous background stamp is from Hero Arts.
I used Heidi Swapp's Favorite Things paper pad . 
For a more fun look, I painted few chevrons with liquid gold leaf paint.
For sentiment I picked Simon Says Stamps' die and gold glitter cardstock.
I really like how it turned out!!!
Hope you like my card!!!

This card is for the following challenges...
Simon Says Stamp -  Anything Goes.
Crafty Bloggers Network -Anything Goes.
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes.

To play along with  VV Challenge#7 , please visit HERE.

Thank you Virginia for having me as your GDT this month!!!
Thanks for stopping by!!!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Published Card and a Giveaway!!!

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Hello Everyone,

This week I was organizing few of my crafty stuffs and the published magazines, while going thru all the published work  I found a few that I never shared with my blog readers. Sorry!

Today I'm sharing one of  my project which was published in Annie's Attic- Interactive Cards 2 Book
Interactive Cards 2
My first book publication...I've 4 projects in this Book.

Here is a hidden message card.. 
Lovely watercolored Heart Flower from Purple Onion Designs Stamps.
Next comes the fun interactive part...
You slide the flower center to reveal the hidden message.
You can find step by step instruction in the book, and many more fun technique.

I've an extra copy of this Book, I would like to give it away to one of my blog readers.
Interactive Cards 2
Leave me a comment , if you would like to win this book & few surprise crafty goodies..
I'll pick a lucky winner on Sept 5th, 2014.

Few more days are left ... 
Purple Onion Designs Anniversary Sale will be over on August 31st.
All stamps are 25% off...great deal, so grab your favorite POD stamps now!!
Thanks for stopping by!!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

CardMaker- The Paper Loft Bloghop!!

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Hello Everyone!!

Welcome to CardMaker Magazine and The Paper Loft blog hop!!!
Today Cardmaker Magazine Blog Team members are joining with the The Paper Loft Team for fabulous Bloghop.
If you are new to The Paper Loft company, please visit them HERE to see the great paper collections.
As you all know I love patterned papers a lot , I think a perfect patterned paper is best tool for card making. Pretty paper does most of the work for you.
Today I have created few quick & easy birthday cards using The Paper Loft products.

As a mom of two girls I'm always in  need of b'day cards and more girly cards so I created 2 girly birthday cards and one for boy.
I love the pretty Truly Scrumptious collection!!!
Tons of pretty girly papers and perfect sentiments.

I used the same papers for another CAS card... 

Next one is for the boys....

The lovely papers did all the job I just simply glued them on the cardfront!!
I used In The Zone papers, sentiment from Truly Scrumptious and the focal image from BOYS WILL BE BOYS story book page.

These card are for the following challenges...
Divas by Design - Happy Birthday
Fab 'n' Funky - For the kids.
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes.

 I had a blast creating with these lovely paper products... you will see more of these papers in my future creations.
Hope you liked my cards!!!
Enjoy the hop and make sure leave comments on each stop.
The Paper Loft is giving away a $25 gift certificate to their online store to one winner on their blog .

Here is the blog hop list...

Next stop is Debbie Seyer's blog.

Thanks for stopping by...
Happy hopping!!!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Anniversary Sale!!!

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Hello and Happy Friday Everyone!!

The Purple Onion Designs Anniversary sale starts today.... all stamps are 25% off !!!
The sale ends on August 31st...so hurry and get your cute stamps now.

I have two POD cards to share with you all.
Two very different style cards.

First one is with paper piecing ....
Love the POD-Heart Flower stamp, its great for paper piecing.
I used the Fancy Pants- Burlap & Bouquets paper pad and some gold punchinella.  
The sentiment is from POD-Birthday Wishes Hopscotch. the font!!

This card is for the following challenges..
Brown Sugar – Let's get Krafty.
Artistic Stampers - Anything Goes.
Stemplegarten -Paper Piecing.

Next one is a super fun card... 
...it has a 3D effect to it, as the layers are popped up than the other!
The sentiment is from POD- A Beautiful Day sentiment set.

This card is for the following challenges..
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes.
Stempelsonnen Challenge -  Anything Goes +stamp.
The Sisters of Craft - Anything goes.

Thanks for stopping by!!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Waffle Flower Challenge #2!!!

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Hello Crafty Friends!!!

Waffle Flower Challenge

Hope you have seen the Waffle Flower Crafts new release ....an awesome  bunch of stamps & dies.
I have used some of the new released stamps for my card today.

Challenge #2  has two themes....Sketch and Technique

Waffle Flower Challenge Sketch 2014-08Waffle Flower Challenge Technique 2014-08

I have combined both the themes for this card...
I used the sketch and the created a small scene on the tag.
I have used...
Stars from Bowtiful stamp set,
Tiny houses and hills from Homemade Christmas stamp set,
Sentiment is also from the Homemade Christmas stamp set,
and tag stamp from Surface Tag stamp set.

I also used few dies ...
I absolutely love the tiny dies....its Waffle Flower Craft's special thing.

Speaking of dies ...don't you all just looooove the Santa Tag add on???
Surface – Tag Die – Santa Add-on-01
Its my Favorite...I was so tempted to use this for the card but I'm saving it for this year's Holiday cards.

The patterned paper is from my recent favorite paper pad...Fancy Pants- Meology collection.

This card is for the following challenges..
Through The Craft Room Door : Anything Goes.
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes.

Hop over to WFC Blog check out the fabulous DT creations and enter your cards to win !!

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Monday, August 4, 2014


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 Hello & Happy Monday Everyone!!!

A quick post to share a cute card I made using Purple Onion Designs Stamps...

I watercolored the images and background with Inktense pencils.
Stamps used are Blooms, Shadow(Owl) and Sign

Added some diecuts and embellies ...fun and simple "hello" card.

This card is for the following challenges...
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes.
Crafty Calendar - Anything Goes.
Artistic Stampers - Anything Goes.

Hope you like this card.
POD is having  Overstock Sale...don't forget to check it out!!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fun Technique...

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Hello Everyone!!!

Today, I'm sharing a fun technique over at CardMaker Blog.

Stop by to check it out... HERE
Thanks for stopping by!!!

Monday, July 28, 2014

CardMaker-The Stamps of Life blog hop!!!

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Welcome to CardMaker- The Stamps of Life Bloghop!!
Today, we're creating with The Stamps Of Life team for this special hop.
If you are new to The Stamps of Life products...please check them out HERE. I'm sure you will like the gorgeous stamps and dies collection!!!

I picked two fabulous stamp sets for my cards...

For the first card  I used watercolors with the Scribbles2stamp set .
Those sketchy circles look great as flowers. I heat embossed them on watercolor paper and then colored them with Distress inks. I loooove how turned out!!!
The sentiment is from Phrases2say set.
Just added few vellum stems and leaves for a fun look. 

Next I used the same stamps for a totally different look...
I heat embossed the background and sponged distress inks. I used silhouette cut file to cut the circular sentiment panel. The sentiment is again from the Phrases2say set...this set is full of great sentiments!!!

I also used the stamps for the inside of the card...
Inside sentiment is from Scribbles2stamp set.

These cards are for the following challenges...
Simon Says Stamp - Embossing.
Pile It On -Embossing.
That Craft Place -Anything Goes.

Hope you all like my cards!
I had a blast creating with The Stamps of life stamps!!!
 I'm sure you will see me using these sets a lot in future.

The Stamps of Life have a giveaway of three stamp sets ($12.95 value or less)  on their Blog.
Make sure to hop along and leave a comment for your chance to win!!!
Here is the complete Hop List....

Thanks for stopping by ...
Enjoy the hop!!

Monday, July 21, 2014

Birthday Fun!!!

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Hello Everyone!!

Today I want to share with you one of new favorite Art Impressions Stamp....
Super cuuuuuuuuute!!!

Here is a CAS card using this stamp.
I colored the image with Copics. 

Applied some glossy accents to the eyes and the bubbles.

This card is for the following challenges...
Addicted to CAS - Celebrate
Simon Says Stamp -  Spots and Dots.
That Craft Place -  Anything Goes.
Great Impressions - Animal Friends.

I added few new stuff to the destash Craft sale page...check it out HERE.
Thanks for stopping by!!!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Waffle Flower Challenge -Take 2!!!

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Hello Everyone!!

Today I'm sharing my 2nd take on Waffle Flower Challenge#1.
Did you play yet??? No worries...you can still join us and share your creation.
Check HERE for the prizes details.

WFC #1 themes are...
Waffle Flower Challenge Sketch 2014-06Waffle Flower Challenge Technique 2014-06

I combined both the themes for my card ...

I used Flower Circles Stamp Set to create the random background pattern.
I made the gorgeous gold flower using the Bowtiful Die Set. I learned the technique from Nina. You can find the video tutorial ...HERE.

I used the stars and sentiment from  Bowtiful Stamp Set .
I also used the Surface Tag die Starter kit to create the yellow element on the top right.
The flair is from Amy Tangerine -Plus One collection. 

This card is for the following challenges...
Crafty Catz - Flowers.
Stamping Sensations - Summer blooms.

Hop over to Waffle Flower Blog for more inspirations.
Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Creative Space!!!

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Hello Crafty Friends!!!

Today I've my first post over at CARDMAKER Magazine Blog.
I'm sharing photos of my Creative Space.
As you all know we just moved so I've temporary Crafty corner now.

I would love to  have all of you over at CardMaker Blog to see my little crafty nook.
Leave me a comment there, if you stop by.


Saturday, July 5, 2014


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Hello Everyone!!

Hope all my US friends had a wonderful 4th of July!!
We had a great one!!!

Today I'm here to share a card for few FAB challenges..
(Sorry for the poor photography, I need a new light .)
Love AE Ballon die set comes with a wide variety sizes of balloon and the SSS small hello die fits perfect in the largest balloon die.
The beautiful DPs are from Heidi Swapp.
I used string stamps from Avery Elle-Balloon stamp set.
Balloon Dies are very common nowadays , I see a lot of balloon cards around blogland...so thought this would be fun "hello" card, what do you think???

Thanks for stopping by!!!