A Clean and Simple Encouraging Card | MFT Clean and Simple 2021

Hello Crafties!

Creating a clean and Simple card can be pretty challenging! Especially when you have the urge to continuously add something here and there!

But challenges are supposed to be won over! Today’s card does just that! ❀️

I stamped the seagull and the clouds from the MFT Seaside Seagulls stamp set. I decide to keep the images pretty simple and left them as is.

The important part was the sky. I decided to do dot painting with my acrylic marker pens. (I received these markers as a birthday gift and have been wanting to try them ever since).

For getting the curved shape of the sky, I used the MFT Snow Drifts Cover-up Die-namics for outlining. πŸ‘‡πŸ»

And then trusting the process (quite a difficult task if you ask me) I started my dot painting. I used four different colours to achieve the shaded sky effect!

Finally I stamped the sentiment (from the same stamp set) in a curved way.

Voila! My clean and simple was ready! Did you like my idea of dot painting the sky? Would you create a similar card?

If you do, then please Post your card pics and tag me on Instagram! ❀️

Linking my card to

MFT 2021 Card Design Superstar Clean and Simple Genius

Walking on Sunshine – MFT Superstar 2020 Clean and Simple Genius

Hiya Crafties!

I hope you are safe and doing well!

The MFT Superstar contest is here and I always look forward to it every year! So much that I could shake myself up from my self-imposed crafting hiatus to participate in it.

This is the 1st category – Clean and Simple Genius. There are two other categories. So please don’t forget to check out my subsequent posts with my entries in those categories.

Coming back to the CAS category , I really believe the title makes sense. Because creating a simple card whilst telling a story through it, simultaneously is a genius task indeed.

For my card, I thought a lot about what kind of story I wished to tell through my CAS card.

After going through a lot of ideas, I finally realized that no story is complete without friendship.

So here it is my take on friendship.

It is about two friends living in a village. One of the friend owns a pair of pretty yellow boots which the other loves and adores. After a while, that same friend migrates to the city with her family. But before leaving, gifts her friend, her favorite yellow boots. And then they part with a heavy heart. The two friends soon lose touch.

Years go by. One day the city friend visits the village and is keen to meet her village friend. But she gets to know that her village friend has shifted to another village a few years back. Determined to meet her friend, she travels to the other village. After reaching there, she sets off in search of her friend’s house.

After knocking on a lot of doors, tired, she sits around the corner of a pretty cottage. As she turns her neck, what does she see! Her favorite yellow boot, now full of pretty flowers, set on the wall next to her. She is happy beyond measure. And also contented and grateful, for being blessed with a friend who cherished their friendship all these years! And then goes inside and knocks on the door with a smile not just on her face but in her heart too!

Hope you liked my story. Thank you for taking the time to read it!

Moving on to the card :

I stamped the pretty shoe from the ‘You Gnome Me’ stamp set with ‘Grout Gray’ ink by MFT.

I love this ink : it is awesome for no-line coloring!

I colored this pretty image with my Zig clean color real brush pens. I also added a few details like the tiny flowers popping out, with my markers directly. I did this to add my own touch of uniqueness. And also to show that friendship blooms in unexpected places!

Also painted the wall on which the shoe is standing with the same markers. I just went with the flow.

I love the no-line coloring effect. It gives a timelessness feel to the card.

After I was satisfied (kind of) with my coloring, I stamped the sentiment from the ‘Polynessian Paradise’ stamp set by MFT.

As always I had the urge to keep adding more details to my card, but better sense prevailed πŸ˜‰

Hope you like my card and also the story behind it.

Do let me know in the comments below what friendship means to you.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.
Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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Entering my card in MFT Superstar 2020 – Clean and Simple Genius category

Snow Much Fun!

Hello Crafties!

Though it doesn’t snow where I live, I keep dreaming of it. So much that all my winter cards have some amount of snow in them!

Today’s card is so not an exception!

The little mouse is from the ‘Warm Wishes’ stamp set by Jane’s Doodles. I simply love that stamp set! I keep picking it up again and again. You can find my cards featuring this stamp set here, here and here.

The snowflake is also from the same stamp set. And so is the sentiment.

I ink blended different shades of blue distress oxides for the background. Comment below if you wish to know the exact names.

Does it snow where you live? Do lete know in the comments below.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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Playing along

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #1: Winter Scene

Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday : December 2019 Snowflakes

You are Tea-rrific | Coffee Loving Cardmakers – Fall/Winter Blog Hop 2019

Hello Crafties!

I have a CAS – Clean and Simple design card for all you tea lovers!

I love drinking both Tea AND Coffee. (Yes, I am the rare kind πŸ˜‰)

This is was a very quick card to make. I just stamped the images on watercolor cardstock.

Colored them with my Mozart watercolor markers and fussy cut them.

The images are from the Donuts and Treats stamp set by Itsy Bitsy.

The sentiment is also from the same set.

I added a strip of cardstock with aame pink color on the bottom of the card to balance all the white. So important, right?

How do you like my clean and simple design?

Let me know in the comments below.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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You make me Smile!

Hello Crafties!

I have a pretty simple CAS one layer card for today.

It is dedicated to you – my crafties who make me smile with your appreciative compliments! ❀

To make this card, I have used the Concord and 9th Wreath turnabout stamp set.

I used Autumn colors for the stamps. The inks are by Hero arts.

The sentiment is from another Concord and 9th stamp set named Dahlia turnabout stamp set.

I finished off my card with different colored sparkling dotties.

What do you like about this card?

Let me know in the comments below.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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Geometric Neon Floral Card | MFT 2019 Card Design SuperStar | Clean and Simple Genius

Hello Crafties,

Today I have a Clean and Simple card made using supplies by My Favorite Things.

I am entering my card in the Clean and Simple Genius category for the MFT 2019 Card Design Superstar!

I always look forward to this challenge as MFT is one of my favorite things! (Pun unintended) πŸ˜‰

I have a VIDEO TUTORIAL for this card below on my IGTV :

Doing simple is never easy, it just seems it is. I love making CAS cards as much as I love making interactive cards!

I love to stitch and hence I had the idea of doing stitching on the Stitched blooms flower-dies.

The framework background stamp is awesome for people who love to color, which includes me! πŸ˜†

Supplies used :

MFT Framework Background stamp

MFT Stitched Blooms dieset

MFT Geometric Greenery stamp

MFT Seaside Seagulls

Fevicryl Neon Colors

Black Marker

Black embroidery thread

Would love to know your FEEDBACK regarding both the card and the video!!

Let me know in the COMMENTS below if you are inspired to make one.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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A Simple Birthday Card!

Hello Crafties!!

Today I have a super simple card for you.

I have made it using stamps by Concord and 9th.

I have a video tutorial on my IGTV for this card. Do check it out :

I have used the Birthday Stacks stamp set.

Made this card in less than 20 minutes.

For coloring, I used my Koi watercolors, Ranger Distress Crayons and Distress oxides.

Let me know in the comments below if you are inspired to make one.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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Playing along

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I will always stand by you !

Hi Crafties!

I have a pretty simple card for today. Clean and simple cards amaze us with their simplicity, don’t they?

I made this card using stamps by Mudra.

The leaf is from Ferns & Leaves and the sentiment is from the Critter Party stamp set.

I have used different distress inks for the stamping.

I have video tutorial for this card :

Please do check it out and do let me know in the comments below.

You can also check out my Instagram, Pinterest & Facebook. Links are in the sidebar.

I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka
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Always and Forever

Hiya Crafties!

I am back with a shaker card with a clean and simple touch.

You can see the card in action below :

When I had made the double slider flower card a couple days back ( you can check it here), I had diecut 2-3 pieces of the Floral Love sentiment dieset by Dress My Craft.

I made this card using one of the negative diecut of the flower.

I then stamped the gingham background by Kaisercraft with Blueprint Sketch distress oxide.

The sequins are Sea Blue by Dress My Craft.

The sentiment is fussy cut from the Hydrangea lawns motif sheet again by Dress My Craft.

Do you like this shaker cards?

Do let me know in the comments below.

You can also check out my Instagram and Pinterest. Links are in the sidebar. I really appreciate your support.

Thank you for stopping by…

Have a great day ahead!

Priyanka

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MFT Camp Create Day 1 – Wonderful Watercolor

Hey Crafties!

Today I am sharing a card made with ‘My Favorite Things’ products for their Camp Create Day 1 – Wonderful Watercolor.

Watercolor is such a fun medium. You never know what the end result will be like. It really teaches us to go with the flow.

For this card today, I took a white cardstock panel and gave it a wash of water on the lower right in a scalloped circle kind of motion.

Then I came back with a wash of different shades of green, one after the other. And then let the color flow on its own.

I also added some splatters.

And then foam mounted my cute giraffe from the ‘Safari Friend’ stamp set by MFT, which I had colored and fussy cut during the ‘Daily Marker 30 day Coloring Challenge’ held by Kathy.

You can check out all my colorings of different images on my insta here.

In addition, I adhered few leaf images from the set.

I also stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set with black ink on the bottom.

I simply love this color combination. Do you?

Do let me know in the comments below.