25 March 2017

A Blog Named Hero 5th Anniversary Blog hop

Hi Everyone, Welcome to the A Blog Named Hero 5th anniversary blog hop. It's turning 5 and It's a special two-day hop to celebrate the 5th Anniversary. All the collaborating companies in the past 5 yrs are coming forward to sponsor this blog hop how exciting!!

 I enjoyed working as a design team member (former DT) at A blog named hero and  I am honored to be part of this blog hop. Here is my card, I used Hero Arts butterfly and flower stamp and cut set. It's a very simple card. Stamped the background in Hero Arts soft granite shadow ink. Die cut the flowers and leaves and colored it with zig clean real brush markers.  Finished my card by adding a few clear sequins from Pretty pink posh


Your next hop is  Newton's Nook

The hop will go one for two days and there are different prizes each day
Today's prizes include the following: 
$50 gift card to Hero Arts

$40 gift card to Pretty Pink Posh

$35 gift card to Lil' Inker Designs
$25 gift card to Newton's Nook
$25 gift card to Paper Smooches
$25 gift card to Winnie and Walter
$25 gift card to The Ton 
$20 gift card to Right at Home
One Online Card Class of your choice

To win, leave a comment on each hop stop.  The winner will be selected randomly from different blogs so the more blogs you visit each day, the greater your chances of winning!  And be sure to visit A Blog Named Hero on Sunday for the list of Sunday hoppers and prizes!  Comments must be left before 11:59 PM EDT on Tuesday, March 28th and winners will be announced on March 30th.

Click on ABNH to check the complete list of blog hop 

Happy crafting and hopping!!

18 March 2017

ATCAS - Seaside

Time for a new challenge at ATCAS. The new code word is Seaside and the first thing that come to my mind is fun in the sun.  I have done something different on my card. I have not used any stamps, inks just used pattern paper and chipboards from Photoplay. This is my recent purchase from stamp & scrapbook expo. Thank you, Barb for this wonderful and fun code word.

For inspiration hop over to ATCAS blog

Happy crafting!!

10 March 2017

Floral bouquet

I enjoyed coloring this card after a busy day. First I heat embossed the stamped image with gold embossing powder and used zig clean color real brush pens for coloring.  Finished my card by adding clear sequins from Pretty pink posh.

I followed the Freshly made sketches. 
Also linking this card to Addicted to stamps and more challenge

Happy coloring!!

07 March 2017

purple and green

The daily marker 30-day challenge is keeping me motivated to color everyday today I colored the images from Sugar pea designs - Enchanted garden stamp set. Also did some die cutting too.  Colored the images using Zig clean color real brush. Used Versafine black ink for stamping. 


For this card, I followed the CTS #211 sketch and picked up the colors from the inspiration pic at Sugar pea designs - Mix it up challenge #29

I am also entering this card to The paper players theme challenge - cut it out

04 March 2017

ATCAS - Doodle

It's time for a new challenge at ATCAS and I am the host this time and I chose the word DOODLE. So here is my inspirational card. I used Doodled elements stamp set from Mudra stamps.  Used Zig clean color real brush for coloring. I enjoyed coloring this image.

For inspiration hop over to ATCAS blog 

Happy coloring!!

02 March 2017

More coloring

After a long time using In bloom - Addie's garden stamp set from Winnie and Walter and its perfect to time to use them as Winnie and Walter are having a big 3rd birthday celebration on their blog. A Big Congratulations to them. They are a number of challenges to participate and I have decided to take part in a few of them. Here is my card which I am entering Pattern making challenge with Mayuri I have created a patterned background using one of the images from Addie's garden stamp set. Also added 3 blooms and entering this card for Three challenge with Shay

To make this card I followed the sketch from The Paper Player - Sketch challenge #333

Happy crafting!!

01 March 2017

Majestic Morning!!

The stamp set I used for my card today is Majestic morning bouquet from Heartfelt creations. I stamped the images in Versafine black ink and colored with Zig clean color real brush. I first applied water with a small brush to wet the surface and then applied the color so that I get light and dark shades of the same color. The sentiment die and stamp is You matter stamp set/ die from Simon says stamp

Happy coloring!!