05 March 2015

Create a Smile collabration at A Blog Named Hero

This month's collaborating partner at A Blog Named Hero is Create A Smile. Christine Drogt, the owner of Create a Smile was so kind to send such amazing goodies.
Here is my card I made with all the new goodies
To know more about the card hop to A blog named hero

23 February 2015

Creative Blog Hop!!

Thank you Jessica Frost - Ballas for nominating me for the Creative blog hop. I am very excited to be a part of the blog hop. 
This is how the Creative Blog Hop work: you are nominated to join the hop and all you have to do is answer four craft-related questions and nominate two crafty friends to participate the following week!

Here are the four question and my answers
1. What are you working on right now?
Right now I am in India and with limited craft supplies and working only on the design team duties of A blog named hero challenge. 

2. How does your work differ from others in your genre?
I really don't know to which genre I belong as there are so many styles but I like to keep my cards clean, simple and neat.

3. Why do you create what you do?
I spend most of time making cards. I love what I do and I enjoy the creative process of making them.

4. How does your creative process work?
My creative process starts with some theme, colors, sketch etc. also keeping in mind the new stamps, inks.. I have bought. Also I browse a lot on pinterest which helps my creative mojo going.

And now its my time to nominate two of my talented crafty friends. 
Looking forward to see their answers.








10 February 2015

A blog named hero challenge - Small scale

Hi Everyone,
Welcome to a new challenge at A blog named hero challenge.
The challenge is Small scale. Make anything which is in small size like ATC, tags, small note cards, used a small area on normal size card. 

Here is my tag for the challenge and to know what other designers have creative visit A blog named hero  
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FOr this tag I have used texture paste and hero arts tweed stencil for the background of the tag and hand cut the flowers after stamping with hero arts night and day flower stamp and hot lipstick and lipstick red simon says stamp inks. Have added pearls at the centre of the flowers and few flowers are raised up using foam dots.Have added a small tag with a sentiment and with the twine which is from lawn fawn.

Come and play along the challenge. Our fabulous sponsor Simon Says Stamp is the sponsor of the winner prize.

27 January 2015

solo post at A blog named hero

I am sharing two cards and a video at A blog named hero for my first solo post.
Click here to see the complete post. And also dont forget to play along with our new challenge - Personlize
This card I am entering for the Sentimental sundays - Anything goes challenge 
Here is the video of how I made this card



Happy crafting !!

22 January 2015

Winnie and Walter 1st birthday bash cards continued..

This post is continuation of  my cards previous post for winnie and walter 1st birthday bash. Scroll down to check out my previous post.


Sixth card for in rotation technique challenge with kelly
Have stamped the different sequences in circular fashion. Have stamped with different inks. Used big bang bling and the big the bold and the happy
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This seventh card I made for collage challenge with Laura
I have used texture paste and triangled creative screenings for the background. The bird is stamped with peacock feather distress ink and added few white hearts and sequences. The sentiment is stamped in dark chocolate simon says stamp ink. All stamps are from you've got love mail stamp set
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This eighth card is for Mood board challenge with Lea
I have taken the red and gold inspiration from this moon board. For my card I have used a pattern paper for the background and gold embossed the sentiment and square blings. The stamps are the big the bold and the happy and the big bang bling
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The distress inks I used are peacock feathers, mowed lawn, spice marmalade, mustard seed and barn door also used the big bang bling stamp set and  the big the bold and the happy.  I have created a rainbow type of pattern by stamping these bling stamp with different colors.
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My last tenth card is for gradient challenge with Vanessa
I have given the gradient look with peacock feathers distress ink and triangled creative screenings for the background. At top I have given a darker look and lighter towards the bottom. The sentiment is from the big the bold and the happy and stamped with black ink and finished the card with adding hearts and added glossy accents over it.
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Winnie and Walter 1st birthday bash cards

Hi everyone,
I hope you all know the Winnie and Walter are celebrating their first birthday with a bang. They have month long celebration with lots of challenges. I have decided to join in their celebration by participating in all their challenges.


I have made a card for each challenge.  I have divided a cards into two post. Here is my first post

PS: This post is going to be a  little long.

To start with here is my first card a shaker card for the shaker challenge with Julie
Have used the big the bold and the happy sentiment stamp set and also stamped the sequence from Big bang bling stamp set for the background. Inside the shaker I have used a variety of sequence in bright colors. I wanted to make this bright and very cheerful anniversary card and loved the way it turned out.
 Also I am entering this card for the DT call at sparkle and shine challenge 
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My second card is for one challenge with Shay
I have used one stamp you've have love mail stamp set and one die simon says stamp stitched rectangle for this card. Its a very clean and simple card. Have stamped the hearts repeatedly in rows with simon says stamp lipstick red ink. Have stamped the true love sentiment with black ink on white and later hand cut it and stuck it directly on the cardbase
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I was inspired by the centre of the card the tag, twine and the splash of colors. For this card I first prepared the background. Used seedless preserve distress ink and triangled creative screenings. Have inked darker at the centre and lighter towards the edges of the card. Later stamped the images from write stuff picture perfect stamp set using black ink and have hand cut a tag and distressed with peacock feathers distress ink and gold embossed the same images. Added a twine and a stamped a birthday sentiment on a white banner.
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My fourth card is for Color combo challenge with Heather
The challenge is to use silver/gray, mint/aqua and blue. I have used silver sequence and stamped and silver embossed the sentiment from the big the bold and the happy stamp set and have added mint greenish sequences. For background I distressed with broken china ink and have white embossed the images from write stuff picture perfect stamp set
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Fifth card is for sketch challenge with Joni
Have first die cut a circle and a scalloped circle. Have stamped xoxo with spun sugar distress ink on scalloped circle. Also have stamped two hearts and hand cut it and added a white and a vellum banner at the bottom. Sending you love sentiment is stamped with black ink. All the stamps are from you've got love mail stamp set. To finish the card I added silver sequences.
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18 January 2015

You color my world !

I just loved this sentiment "you color my world" from the lawn fawn stamp set. With this sentiment I wanted to have some colors in the background and I decided to stamp the wplus 9 ink splats with various inks from simon says stamp.
 
With this card I am playing along with The paper players - LeAnne's CAS challenge and Addicted to stamps - world


16 January 2015

color me card

A very simple and quick I made using the current colour me challenge palette. My card is simple one layer card. Have die cut the sentiment thanks and added glossy accent over it.


14 January 2015

paper players challenge

I made a card for The paper players - Ann's color challenge. I have used sunshine and dark chocolate ink from simon says stamp. Used kraft cardstock for base and also used simon says stamp stitched rectangle. Have used the dark chocolate to match the kraft cardstock.
 Here is the color palette



13 January 2015

Destash sale!!

Hi Everyone, 
I am destashing lots of my crafty stuff to make some room for new ones in my craft room. All the products are gently used a few times and will be happy to find a new home. Currently shipping to India only. Shipping will be done on or after 12th Feb 2015. Shipping charges extra as actuals. Will be shipping via Indian speed post from Belgaum Karnataka (my hometown :)). 

Email me at : bhavana.kesarkar@gmail.com

All stamps work perfectly except that they are stained I have cleaned it properly, some may come with original packing some without. 

paper trey ink  rosie posie (RESERVED)
destash price : Rs 1100/-


paper trey ink year of flowers : poinsettias
destash price : Rs 650/-


stampin up playful pieces 
destash price :  Rs 500/-




My minds eye dolled up favorite stamps(RESERVED)
destash price : Rs 450/-

Kaisercraft made with love clear stamp(RESERVED)
destash price : Rs 200/-
assorted small stamps(RESERVED)
destash price : 50/- each

The stamps of life ornaments4christmas
destash price : 450/-

The stamps of life snowman2build
destash price : 450/-


paper smooches A little lovin (one small stamp missing "baby"word)(RESERVED)
destash price : 400/-

paper smooches spiffy scooters(RESERVED)
destash price : 420/-


Avery elle laurels(RESERVED)
destash price : 550/-


simon says stamp sunnier days(RESERVED)
destash price : 325/-

itsy bitsy embossing folder (RESERVED)
destash price 100/- each


marianne design forest branch(RESERVED)
destash price : 600/-


memory box Vivienne Butterfly(RESERVED)
destash price  : 500/-

spellbinders flowers(RESERVED)
destash price : 650/-

sizzlits die-vine swirly bu
destash price : 270/-


Sizzix (stephanie barnard)
destash price : 1600/-

Inkadinkado stamp(RESERVED)
destach price : 300/-

Ranger black super fine details embossing powder (RESERVED)
destash price : 150/-


11 January 2015

wildflowers

Today with this card I am playing with mft card challenge - sketch challenge. This is their first challenge of new year. For the background I have used pattern paper and used mft wildflowers stamp and dies. The sentiment is also from the same stamp set.

Made this second card to enter for create something catchy challenge - make me happy