I started cardmaking with expensive stamps and now seeing indian make mudra stamps bringing out beautiful designs,how could I not make these cards with them.
Its always nice to send cards to your friends and surprise them right? Doesnt sending something handmade make them feel even more special instead of texting them happy friendship day? I listed out my firends and decided to send them handmade cards this year so I am on a marathon cardmaking spree! Here is a simple set of cards that I made using our own made in India Mudra stamps. Earlier they used to be known as Varna’s creations and recently they have rebranded as Mudra stamps. In fact last year I did make a christmas card using their stamps if you remember. If you want to buy mudra stamps, do visit mudra stamps blog for realease updates and inspirations 🙂
Time for more cards! A simple thankyou card using altenew painted flowers stampset, altenew purple shades crisp inkpads and altenew label love stamps.
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 😀
Must read list for cardmaking in India. This post in the cardmaking tutorial series helps you understand various types of cards and gets you choose a style.
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.
A friendship card with the tag ” thinking of you” will definitely surprise your friend! Do read on for full tutorials on how to make this card!
I hadn’t touched my cardmaking supplies since Christmas and I just felt like I needed a break and craft for a change! I made this “Thinking of you” Friendship card for a friend of mine ( which btw I just posted yesterday!) with hydrangea stamps from the Penny black Flower Festival stamp-set.
Snowflakes christmas card : A simple snowflakes card with stamps from Varnas creations. Loads of sequins loads of snowflakes. Prefect Christmas greetings.
I made several Christmas cards this time and I am quite proud of the neat outcome of my trials 😛 This is the first in the series that I am going to share and its a snowflakes Christmas card. If you are into cardmaking, I would love to get suggestions on Christmas stamps available in India. Maybe not this year but in next years haul, I would include those suggestions 🙂
Handmade angel Christmas card – Cute andgel christmas card made using stampset from whimsy and mama elephant. Coloring using zig brush pens.
Yet another Christmas card for this holiday season and this time its an angel Christmas card 🙂 I had bought this Whimsy’s cute angel Cody stamp from Die cuts& more and couldn’t wait to make a card out of him! HERE is the previous Christmas card that I had posted if you missed out on it. Don’t you think the baby angel is too cute to be packed into an envelope? Me too! read on to know more..
A good tutorial compilation of simple spray technique for mixed media art. If you are a beginner trying mixed media art, here where you should start!
Mixed media is presumed to be a much difficult form of art work but in real, it gives you immense opportunities to let yourself loose and experiment in all kinds. One important part of mixed media art/mixed media journaling is creating the background for your work. And this post is all about various spray techniques and how to incorporate them in your mixed media art.These are just some ways in which I use my sprays and they are not hardbound techniques! You can always experiment more and more. These are just some tips for beginners 🙂