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Warm In The Spring Layout

Back after quite a long time!

Here I have used Altenew’s Reflection Scrapbook Collection to make this layout. They have put together some great watercolour inspired 12×12″ papers. Absolutely love them!

Grabbed one of the papers included in the Reflection Kit. Next, I used a spray mist by Prima Marketing ‘Lime Wedge’. Then I put together some of the cutouts that were included in the collection. I have used a sticker sheet and few die cuts. The leaves die cuts come in white so you have a choice of either colouring it or putting as it is. I actually distressed it using Mowed Lawn. I kept some parts dark and rest a bit lighter to give it a leafy look.

The flowers are by Prima Marketing and Recollections. The silver embellishment with the word ‘Blessed’ was bought from Micheals and the ‘Create’ bulb is by Prima Marketing from their section Junkyard Findings. Finally, the word ‘Memories’ is from a sticker sheet by Heidi Swapp. It went perfectly with the layout. And that is all it!

Here’s another closeup so you can see a little more details!

Until next time!

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Mad Hatter Altered Box

Hello, everyone!
I’m back after a LONG long break. Some of you might know it has been quite long since I have blogged. Anyway, so here I come with one of my recent creations. I have given a name Mad Hatter (those of you who don’t know I love giving random names to my projects).

Let’s dig in, shall we?
I got a great deal on a set cardboards, thought of altering one of them recently. It’s approx size is 4.5×4.5″. At first, I covered it with Black acyclic paint from Apple Barrel. Then took a cut piece of a paper from Classique Beauty 12×12″ paper pad by Authentique and distressed it completely using Old Paper and Antique Linen. I then distressed the sides with Vintage Photo (all time favourite!). Next, I stamped some Tim Holtz scripted stamp using Distress Embossing Ink and covered in ‘Heirloom Gold’ Perfect Pearls. Then sprayed using Heidi Swapp ‘Patina’ & ‘Black’ and Prima Marketing ‘Empress Gold’. Afterwards, I used a Dusty Attic stencil and used a Prima Marketing Finnabair texture paste in White Sand. It actually turns transparent so to add a little bit of a colour I dropped in few drop of Brushed Corduroy Distress Paint.

Secondly, went in with the embellishments. ‘Little Story’ and Butterfly wood icons are by Prima Marketing and ‘Sweet’ wood veneer is by Jillibean Soup from their Today pack which I have distressed it with Black Soot Distress Paint. The beautiful layer of clocks is by BoBunny from there Heritage Layered Chipboard pack. Flowers are a mix of Recollection and Prima Marketing & Vintage Trinkets are by Finnabair.

Finally, topped it with some sequins and Recollection flat pearls to give a little bit of a bling.

I truly enjoyed making it. Hope you all like it.
See you soon!

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Gardenia Canvas

Hi there,

I just resumed work after taking a month’s break and now I’m all into crafty stuff. Tbh nothing beats that feeling!! Today I am sharing with you all the canvas I did this week. I have listed down the items I have used individually as it’s pretty simple.

Things Used:

– Recollections Tattered and Worn Cardstock Paper
– Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads (Black Soot, Evergreen Bough, Dried Marigold & Mustard Seed)
– Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains (Peacock Feathers)
– Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 8PK – Butterflies, Intricate #659971
– Stamps by Stampers Anonymous
– Perfect Pearls (Bronze)
– Recollections Flowers
– Recollection Adhesive Faux Pearls
– Prima Marketing Glistening Vines Silver
– Embossed Plastic Leaves (Picked up from some local store in Riyadh)

I darkened the entire background using Black Soot Distress Ink. Then picked up some background stamps and put those down randomly using Distress Inks and Perfect Pearls. When I was all satisfied with the background look I hopped down into embellishments. 
Hope you all liked it! Happy Crafting!
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Withered Day Canvas

Hey everyone!

Today’s post is one of the March creations, I actually forgot to blog about it. Sigh! It’s one of my favorites! I wonder what happened to the picture quality as in real it looked gorgeous. Anyway let’s get into the details.

Things Used:
– Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads (Walnut Stain, Vintage Photo, Aged Mahogany & Embossing Ink)
– Tim Holtz Distress Paints (Walnut Stain, Evergreen Bough & Black Soot)
– Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains (Gathered Twigs, Antique Linen & Peacock Feathers)
– Tim Holtz LatticeWork Stencil
– Ranger Embossing Powder in Black
– Perfect Pearls (Pewter & Heirloom Gold)
– Scripted Stamp by Stampers Anonymous
– Cardstock (Forgot from which paper pad it was)
– Dusty Attic’s Chipboards
– Prima Marketing Flowers
– Tim Holtz Metal Embellishments
– Embossed Plastic Leaves (Picked up from some local store in Riyadh)

At first, I distressed the entire background with inks and stains. I used a scripted stamp with some perfect pearls to give a bit of a shine. Once the background was done I put up the picture and started off with the embellishments which are already listed above. However, that leaf flourish in grey has been cut through Silhouette Cameo.

Close-up!!! As you can see there’s a lot going on the background.

And there is my favourite pick – Metal Frame from Tim Holtz collection. Look at that detailing! I’m literally drooling over it!!!

Anyhow, it’s time to end the post. I hope you all liked it! Until next time!

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Honeycomb Card

April’s Resolution: Going to post as much as I can! LOL! Let’s hope that happens. I’ve been trying to manage my time since forever and it is not working. 
Anyway, hello to everyone who comes and goes by regularly. I aplogize for not posting as much as I should. I will try to do it regularly from now on.
So, let begin! Background has been done using Distress Inks and Spray Stains in ‘Seedless Preserves’ & ‘Peacock Feathers’. I went over with Tim Holtz stencil here and there with both inks and sprayed the edges. Also, I used a Distress Marker in cream shade (I don’t remember the name of it) with Spritzer and sprayed randomly. 
Tip – If you need various spray bottles and they’re out of your budget. Go for the markers and buy a spritzer. Markers can be used for both watercoloring and spraying. Basically it’s a 2-in-1 product. 
Then picked out some blooms from Prima and glued them together. I felt something should be added so I had these branches of SOMETHING.. I literally don’t know what they’re called but I picked up these from a tree when I was having a family pinic. They came in handy! Haha! However, they were originally light brown in color and I sprayed them with ‘Walnut Stain’. Once they were dried I glued them with the bunch of flowers. 
Butterfly die is from Sizzix inked in ‘Seedless Preserves’ & ‘Peacock Feathers’. Also I used Spellbinders layered frame die and stamped ‘I Love You’ using SimonSaysStamp stamp set. Base frame has been distressed using ‘Vintage Photo’ and top one using ‘Seedless Preserves’. To finish off I added some bronze flat pearls bought from Micheals.  

Here is a close-up of the Spellbinders die!

I hope you liked the project. Do leave a feedback! Until next time!
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Pink Floral Canvas

Hi folks!

It’s March already! I can’t believe I haven’t posted almost anything in the last two months. I definitely need to organize this month. Anyway enough about me and let’s get to the point.

This personalized canvas has tons of layering and items on it. First the background is a random cardstock from one the paper pads. I have actually lost the main cover of it so I can’t recall the name. I distressed the entire paper to match it the photography. Then I took a Tim Holtz Stencil and add a white texture paste on few areas of the pattern paper. Btw it’s homemade and the texture is so smooth and dries up so quickly. You won’t even believe what it is made of! I will type up the recipe in my next post. It’s super easy to make and I bet you will certainly have everything at your home. Back to the canvas now, after adding the paste I sprayed using Distress Stain Spray. 

For the embellishments, I have used Dusty Attic Frame and ‘Little Moments’ chipboard, They are my new favorites! I painted them using Distress Paints. The frame is painted on with Antique Linen and phrase is by Black Soot.

Next I added few Recollection and Prima flowers. Butterflies, leaves and flourish branch are cut by Silhouette Cameo.

I hope you like today’s post! I am thinking of coming few reviews which hopefully I will be posting soon! 

Toddles for now!