Saturday, 30 December 2017

Year end Inspirations

Hi Crafty Peeps,

Sathya here from Paperie Expressions. I have brought in few inspirations using Mudra's new releases to wrap up this year 2017. 

Let's get started!

Beary Hugs Card:

  • Took a standard A2 sized cream colored top fold card.
  • Matted with the papers from Awesome paperback " Beary Hugs", which was distressed with sanding block.
  • Fussy cut the cute image from element sheet.
  • Prepped the focal area with drywall tape, cheesecloth, tinted clay frame and topped it with Fussy cut image.
  • Then added few pink glitter balls for added interest.
  • Added a cream raffia at the bottom of the card, and topped with sentiment from the pack.
  • This finishes off the card.
Canvas Panel:

  • Took 4"x4" circle canvas panel.
  • Applied black gesso followed by Prima violet wax liberally over the surface.
  • Then took Prima Golden sparks -Dragon eye,  mixed with Embossing paste, applied using Rangoli stencil.
  • After drying added Art Pebble at centre which is colored using Prima golden sparks and ts surrounded by few mini peach pearls.
  • This decorative panel can be used as mini wall arts too.
Hugs Card:

  • Took standard A2 cream sized Top fold card.
  • For Matting took a card little lesser and is stenciled using black soot at one side .
  • Splattered few splatters.
  • Added the stamped , diecut botanical blooms with cheesecloth and few artstones.
  • Added the fussy cut Sentiment "Hugs" from the element sheet.
 Thanks Card:

  • Took standard cream colored A2 sized card,
  • Matted with a watercolor card, which is stenciled with Leafy pattern using Peeled paint Distress ink and Embossing paste.
  • Added  the Thanks diecut which is colored with peeled paint onto vellum which has the stamped sentiment.
  • Then topped the vellum sentiment strip onto the embossed panel.
  • Few white pearls added as final touch.
Happy New Year Card:

  • Took the A2 sized cream Top fold card,
  • Topped with a black trellis background diecut.
  • Added the shaped flowers from the Gardenia dieset.
  • The flowers are tinted with pink Gelatos on yellow handmade paper.
  • Added black pollen centre to all flowers.
  • The focal point is prepped with green tinted cheesecloth, different moses.
  • Then topped with flowers with and few artstones.
  • Dew drops are added for interest.
  • Sentiment is Demo label maker generated.
This wraps up my post for this year!!

Products used:


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The Craft Store, Srilanka
Papercurves, UAE
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Friday, 29 December 2017

Gift Tags and Cards

Hi there - it's Linda here today. Great to have you here on the Mudra blog where there's always so much amazing inspiration. Today I'm sharing 5 tags and two cards with you...


* Create water coloured panels on watercolour card using Brusho Powders or similar. Allow to dry.
* Die cut the flowers and leaves from the Gardenia Die set out of these panels and arrange together on die cut tags.
* Before adhering, stamp the sentiments in black ink, from the stamp sets - Sentiment Essentials, Wishing You, Love and Carnation.
* Adhere flower arrangements and embellish with Mudra Gold Sequins.



* Stamp and colour bear image from Bear Friends stamp set and put aside
* Use Distress Inks and Polygons Stencil to create rainbow background on your card front
* Adhere bear with foam squares on blended card base
* Stamp sentiment from Bear Friends set in versamark ink on black cardstock, white heat emboss it, cut out and adhere to top of card with foam squares.



* Using Gold Metallic Texture Paste create the card base panel on gold cardstock using the Leafy Pattern stencil - allow to dry
* Cut sentiment out of Gold Glitter cardstock and adhere across card front with a strip of the same gold cardstock already used, underneath it 


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Thursday, 28 December 2017

Three greeting cards.

Hi, everybody! Today with you Ekaterina Oleynik. I want to wish you Happy holidays! And to wish you in new year of infinite inspiration and love.

First card: 

Second Card: 

1. On white paper for markers stamped the image.
2. For the first card chose a pink palette and painted with markers the image.
3. For asecond card chose a blue palette and painted with markers the image.
4. Added sentiment.
5. Tinted on edges in pink and blue color.

Third card:

1. On white paper made a pattern by means of stencil and three Distress ink.
2. By means of die cut "thanks" cut out a word against the stenciled background.
3. Cut out from a blue cardboard several times the word "thanks" and stuck together among themselves.
4. Added sentiment.
5. Pasted a word on a background.
6. Added sequins.
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Products Used :-


Art and Craft Store - Noida
The Craft Store, Srilanka
Papercurves, UAE