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Creative stenciling techniques with watercolors - Video Tutorial

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Hello Everyone! I have a Video tutorial with some Stenciling techniques that can be done with Watercolors. These ideas are perfect for creating cards and many other papercrafts. Also, reminding you about using Watercolors for our monthly challenge , too. I have shared 5 ways to use various watercolors, including pigmented powder watercolours, Craftangles liquid watercolors and water based Dye inks and converted few of the panels into cards. Watch the video to see all the backgrounds and the cards I made! Watercolor background with Distress inks Utilizing the water soluble properties of Distress inks for making colorful background for this beautiful Diwali card. Resist Technique with Brushos Using pigment powders, I have made this super easy and fun panel with resist technique. Watch the video to see how fun this technique is! Watercolor Stripes background Struggling to make equidistant watercolor stripes for the background? Here

Crafters United - Hop and Video Tutorial

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Hello everyone! I am so glad you stopped by! You surely know the reason of this hop - Paper crafters Unite against Racism and am thankful to you for reaching at my blog and showing your support. We are all together because of  Justine Hovey , who has planned and got us all together for spreading love and support, throughout the world. You should have reached here after,  Nandini Karmarkar  's blog! I am participating in the Video hop and Instagram hop too and would love if you'd stop by at my  You Tube channel to watch how I made this card and consider subscribing ! I have made a Gatefold card with the cuties from Hello stamp set by Waffle Flower crafts and the beautiful Origami Map stamp by Neat and Tangled . The Gate opens to the colorful world which has the lovely people that make this  crafting community, without borders. I have made so many friends from across the world and I am so thankful for all the love and support of this beautiful commu

TO - Birthday Sweet celebrations - Funky fossil & MFT

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Hello friends, There is a new challenge up at  Time Out challenges  and we challenge you to be inspired by the photo. Here's a close up We are so thankful to our sponsors  Funky fossil   for sponsoring this challenge.  The  winner of the challenge will get £15 gift coupon (British Sterling) to their store. I have used their  Circle burst stencil  for a colorful bg and  the sentiment from -  The quick brown fox  stamp set. I also chose to include a penguin that held a banner for a the colors to pop up with the critter being black and white. We have the very talented and a lovely friend Sathya as our guest this time. Her cards are so beautiful and she includes textures so beautifully in a rather clean card! I hope you like my card and will join us at the challenge. I also have a very cool video to share and I am really happy with how I could stretch a stamp. I am sure you will love it too, please stop by at my You tube channel to watch this and many

CIC - Fairy wishes - MFT

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Hello everyone, We have a new challenge up at  Cupcake Inspirations  and we have  Color challenge - Cyan, Tangerine and Pink.   I chose the sweet fairy from MFT Fairy happy stamp set and used the colors for her dress and the flowers. I colored her with Copics and used Wink of Stella for her wings. Hope you like it and will play along with us at Cupcake Inspirations. Here's a video tutorial for a card that uses similar techniques but on a digital stamp. Joining in at MFT sketch challenge Cute card thursday Seize the birthday Word art wednesday Moving along wih the times

AAA - Misteltoe Christmas Card - CAS-ual Fridays

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Hello every one, There is a new challenge up at  AAA cards  , One corner   as our game and an optional twist of a   Use Masking. We are so thankful to our Sponsor,  CAS-ual Fridays stamps  Ltd and they are giving away $20 Gift certificate to be spent on their online store. Is it too early for Christmas cards? With the terrible heat, it's better to dream of cool weather, as you make a card :P I have used CAS- ual Friday's  Mistletoe & holly  stamp for my clean and simple card. I coloured with Copic markers and stamped my Sentiment in two Green inks, light and dark green. I cut around the side branches for adding interest to my corner design. We have an amazing card maker, one of my favourite artist -  Milka Gubo  as our Guest and she has STUNNING CAS card for us. Don't forget to stop by and also join us at the  AAA cards  challenge. I had shared a Christmas card on my You tube channel, which was made in minutes, if you haven't watc

Indian Themed cards with Watercolors - CrafTangles

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Hello there, I have some tips and tricks to share with you all on Watercolours which is also our monthly challenge , If you are an Indian or have heard about India, you have probably heard about the richness cultures, the various religions living harmoniously and the colourful festivals. CrafTangles have the best products depicting India and Indian culture and I have three Indian themed cards within few of the products by Craftangles to showcase and give you ideas for our upcoming festival months. We are playing with watercolours for this month's challenge and I have used various ways of incorporating watercolours and spread love and seek blessings of the Gods, Hindus in India Worship! Ganesha Card with Smooshed Ink background Lord Ganesha is the Hindu God of beginnings, so let's start with the card I made with the Ganesha stencil . I have used two colors Mustard and Pink ink pads and done water smooshing with acetate on the watercolor paper. When done with a

CIC - Friendship card - Newton's Nook Designs

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Hello everyone, Have you joined us for the Friendship challenge at Cupcake inspirations yet??                                               I played with this beautiful stamp called  Newton's rainy day  for my card and well, the sentiment from this stamp, disappeared on my organised messy table. So I looked in my stash for a friendship related stamp and got this stamp set by Sunny Studio stamps.   This coloring is inspired by coloring of Alberto Gava , he is an exceptional colorist! I love how he adds depth with dark to light with Copics. I hope you like my attempt in using darks and lights. I hope you liked the card and will join us at Cupcake Inspirations :) Did you watch my recent video? I have shared some cool masculine cards, hope you will stop by! Joining in at Inky paws challenge My time to craft challenge Word art wednesday Happy little stampers

5 Cards for men in your life - VIDEO TUTORIAL

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Hello everyone, I have a new video tutorial for making cards for the men in your life without any stamp or dies, with only paper, glue and scissors. Check out how you can make easy shirt cards for father/teacher or the special man in your life with these ideas for a card for a soldier or a Camouflage shirt card, Chequered shirt card, Shirt and a tie card, a Tuxedo / Suit card and a Moustache quilled card with only paper, scissors and glue. Camouflage shirt card for a soldier Chequered shirt Formal Suit card  Shirt and Tie card Moustache card Daughters know how to make their Dads happy :D I hope you enjoyed the video and are inspire to make a shirt card for the upcoming Father's day :) Joining in at CASology Virginia Lu's blog CCEE stampers Cute card thursday Simon says stamp - monday challenge Crafty gals corner challenges