Monthly Archives: April 2015

Thedailymarker30day challenge experience

Hi guys!

Today I wanted to write about the awesome #thedailymarker30day challenge that I participated in which was hosted by the lovely Kathyrac from thedailymarker.com. It was amazing to participate in this wonderful challenge. It totally took me out of the hoarding mode of craft supplies to actually making something. I just can’t be thankful enough to her for that. She is saying she’ll start another challenge soon. Can’t wait for that! So I thought why not share some of the cards I made with you guys? They are all on my instagram account which is @biamakani but having them on my blog seems like a good way to share too along with details about the projects.

 

For the first day I watercolored a stamp from pennyblack. I just cut the giant birthday cake. Later on I converted it into a card with a golden heat embossed background from an old cupcake stamp that I had.

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I also made this “you are picture perfect” card by using stencil from the crafter’s companion in the background & making my own alpha sticker type things. Also used the Simonsaysstamp heart dies to make those glitter hearts that you see from the glitter tape. It was a true labor of love :)

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On the last day I made this Thank you card fro Kathy for creating this challenge. In this I used a stencil from the crafters companion. Used distress inks to color the flowers & outlined them with pigma micron pen.

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These are not all of them but if I start writing about all of them then it would be a very long blog post and boring too. So I urge you to check out my instagram to look at them.

Happy crafting!

Birthday card

Hi guys!

Today I made a Birthday Card using Simon Says Stamp cupcake stamp from the Labelled Love stamp set by Simon Says Stamp to participate in the Wednesday Challenge Blog of Simon Says Stamp. This is the finished card.

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STEPS:

1) Firstly I chose the inks that I thought go well together.

2) Then I took a circle die to use as a stencil to draw a circle on a piece of white card stock.

3) Then I stamped the cupcake from “The Labelled Love” Stamp set by Simon Says Stamp in different ink colors that I chose before around the circle.

4) After that I wrote Happy Birthday on the inside of the circle, erased the pencil lines and stamped and die cut the Wish Big sentiment along with heat embossing it & putting it in the center with foam squares.

5) Than I matted it on a black card stock. It is not the regular A-2 sized card but more like a square card. The dimensions of the finished card are 5 by 5 inches so it would definitely need a custom made envelope .

I don’t say this very often but I am actually very pleased with how it turned out. Hope you guys got inspired :)