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Festive and Easy Diwali cards with Crafty Meraki

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Hello dear friends, Ishani   here to inspire you to make some Easy Diwali cards.  Diwali is soon here and I needed some pretty festive but quick cards! I chose my favourite which are also 'quick' techniques- ink blending, heat embossing and die cutting for these cards. I chose a beautiful motif from the  Diwali Greeting stamp set  for my cards. First I ink blended pinks on a pink cardbase, going darker at the corners and similarly for blue I chose a blue cardstock and blended darker blue inks at the corners. I let my panels dry and then on Pink base I embossed the motifs with gold embossing powder and silver embossing powder on the blue base.  For the sentiment I chose Happy Diwali word die  and cut it with white cardstock and gold cardstock. I added the gold letters on white shadow and adhered it with foam tape and mounted on yellow cardstock.  For the blue background I cut the  Happy Diwali word die  from white cardstock and silver cardstock and adhered in the same way

CIC - Cute Zombie card - Crafty Meraki

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 Hello dear crafty friends, Have you joined us at  Cupcake Inspirations  and where we have  Theme challenge  - Halloween Fun! We are teaming us this challenge with Double Trouble Challenges - Post your cards there also following their rules I have a clean and simple card with  Crafty Meraki- Fangs for being my friend stamp set  and the sentiment is from   Crafty Meraki's Ghostly greetings . I did simple Copic coloring and added some pencil coloring to my Zombie Mummy and stamped a spider web. I love the way it came out.. simple and not very scary :D  My kind of Halloween! Hope you will play join us with your Halloween crafts at the ongoing challenge at Cupcake Inspirations. Also, I have great ideas if you use embossing folders on  my You tube channel .  Hope you will stop by! I share more on my  Instagram  and  also you can check out my  Facebook  page Thank you for stopping by Ishani Joining in at Double trouble challenge Addicted to CAS

Altenew Paint-A-Flower: Rosa Floribunda Outline Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in Total Prizes)

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Hello everyone and Welcome! I am Ishani and I am so honoured and happy to have been a Guest at Altenew for the releases of September and October. Today would be my last post with this gorgeous   Paint-A-Flower: Rosa Floribunda Release blog hop .  Thank you Altenew for letting me share my creativity with the amazing fans of Altenew .     You should be arriving here from the very talented Amy Hill 's blog,  but if not, you can go back to the  Altenew Card Blog  and start from  there. After me your next stop is  -  Rosie Neustaedter . I love roses and this bunch of  Paint-A-Flower: Rosa Floribunda are gorgeous. One thing I learnt after being invited as Guest Designer is to google and read about the flower. Reading and looking at the flower and the various colors they come in gives you a great perspective. As I was reading about them, I came to know that they are climbers and that made me think of putting the 3 flowers of the stamp, side by side. For my card I chose to use alcoho

TO - Welcoming Goddess Lakshmi - Diwali card

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 Hello everyone, We have a new challenge at  Time Out   and it is Down to Earth with optional twist of using kraft cardstock. Our fabulous sponsor is  Alex Syberia Design . The winner will receive a $15 gift voucher to her amazing store  HERE ! For my card I chose the Hindu belief that on Diwali day, Goddess Lakshmi comes DOWN TO EARTH from the Heavens above (sitting on clouds). For which we clean and make our homes pretty with beautiful designs on the floor. Do you remember this card?  Where I also made Her feet with Rice flour paste? She is the Goddess of prosperity and wealth. You can see coins coming from her hands and being dropped DOWN TO EARTH. This is quite a literal translation of what we have heard and made me chuckle :D when I thought of this design! I stamped the cute  Cute Goddess LAkshmi from the Good luck stamp set   by Itsy Bitsy  with a waterproof ink and watercolored with Zig markers. I used the  Golden illusion Meraki sparkle  for the coins that are coming from her

Happy Diwali with Indian motifs by Crafty Meraki

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 Hello everyone, Hindus all over the world are getting ready for upcoming Diwali and so am I ! Here's a mini slimline card using the gorgeous stamps, dies and embellishments by Crafty Meraki. I love this Rangoli or Indian Motif design in the stamp set Happy Diwali and stamped the motif twice and happy Diwali in between and colored with Copic markers. I cutout a dark pink cardstock from Crafty Meraki Parisienne Mini slimline die and adhered on a white mini slimline cardbase. To decorate and make it more festive I added Meraki Sparkle Blue illusion embellishments. You have to just buy one and try and you will want to buy all! I can't stop putting them on all my cards :D I hope you like this festive Diwali card. If you would like to see more of my work, you could follow me on Instagram at   quill_ish  where I share more ideas with Crafty Meraki products.  If you'd like to buy this stamp or any other, you  can use the code ISHANI10 at  Crafty Meraki website  for a 10% discoun

Altenew Mighty Kind Stand Alone Dies Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes)

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Hello everyone, Ishani here, welcome to the my stop  of the  Altenew Mighty Kind Stand Alone Dies Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($300 in total prizes) !   You should be arriving here from the very talented  Colleen Balija   blog ,  y our next stop is  Joylita Dsouza   .   If you get lost, you can go back to the  Altenew Card Blog   and start from  there or check the list of Designers in the hop listed down. I am so honoured to be a part of one of my favourite things by Altenew - Stand Alone dies and this one is a mighty one!  It includes so many types of dies it's going to be hard to choose just one favorite from them! I LOOOVED THEM ALL! I just could not stop making cards with them and I have plenty of examples for you to be inspired from. FOLIAGE CARDS FLOWING FOLIAGE DIE SET Hello Autumn CAS Card For my first card I used just one leaf  from the Flowing foliage  and die cut and used various inks to inkblend the segments and after I adhered the white skeleton of the leaf