Fairy Jar Lantern DIY tutorial

The Liminal Jar (Fairy Jar lantern) for #shadowshifts blog tour

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This is a different kind of post today as I am collaborating with a few lit bloggers and a fantastic book author for a blog tour as a part of her book launch. Β I have absolutely nothing to do with books and poetry but my little sister Priya as you might know ( who occasionally shares her crafts on my blog- see here & here) has a lit blog and I gladly agreed to be a part of her new venture. Continue reading →

Fabric decoupage coaster sets

Block printed fabric decoupage experience

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I know I am on a decoupage spree but then this is what happens when I start crafting. I end up being obsessed with just one craft until I get fed up and decide not to do it for another 3 months! So this time the highlight is on decoupage, mdf products and now fabric decoupage! Previously I had shared tutorials on blue pottery inspired handpainted serving tray, paper decoupaged serving tray and now its a fabric decoupaged coaster set with holder. Never give up until you have researched all horizons I say! Read on to know how used an old dress of mine to create these pretty little indian blockprinted fabric decoupage coasters πŸ™‚

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Altenew painted flowers Thankyou card

My purply altenew painted flowers card:

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I seem to be thanking a lot of people these days! After my penny black hyndrangea card I shared last month its a faux watercolored thankyou card this month using altenew painted flowers stampset, altenew purple shades color cubes and altenew label love stamps. Its a total altenew card πŸ˜€ Continue reading →

Decoupage Tray Tutorial

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I had recently shared a tutorial hand-painted tray inspired by jaipur blue pottery design Β and I couldn’t wait to try my first ever decoupage tray! I ordered MDF based wooden tray along with two ply decoupage napkins from craftslane for this attempt.I liked the way the tray turned out colorful and pretty πŸ™‚ Read on for my first attempt experience and tutorial πŸ™‚ Continue reading →

Cardmaking Basics for beginners

cardmaking basics for begineers

So I have finally joined the bandwagon of paper-crafters in India although I am most of the time invisible! Its high time I share my experience on cardmaking basics, cardmaking supplies, techniques etc – I mean whatever I know about cardmaking. This post is going to be part 1 of the many more topic specific posts to come. As and when I make new post in the series, I shall tag them here in a list.

Little introduction with types of cardmaking styles

I thought I would just give an introduction about cardmaking by sharing some cards from various blogs and sharing how they were made. That way you could choose your style of cards and buy supplies in accordance to that.

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