Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Diwali Bonanza with 15 Cards and Card Sets!!

Hello everyone!! Indira here!! I am sure all of you must be having a great time with all the festivities around. And to brighten up your day even more,  I have a set of vibrant Diwali card inspirations for you. It really is a bonanza in itself, as I got carried away with the gorgeous set of September release, and made so many cards. 

So without further ado, let's look at all the cards.....

Card No. 1 - Madhubani Lotus Border

1. Took a watercolored panel.
2. Stamped and heat embossed the border design.
3. Stamped the sentiment.
4. Colored the border using Zig pens.
5. Matted on yellow handmade paper and then adhered it on an orange card base.
6. Added few small rhinestones.




Card No. 2 - Madhubani Borders

1. Took a watercolored panel.
2. Stamped and heat embossed the border designs.
3. Stamped the sentiment and heat embossed it on black CS and fussy cut it.
4. Colored the borders using Zig pens.
5. Distressed the white card base with Picked raspberry distress ink. 
6. Adhered the panel on card base.
6. Added gold string behind the sentiment and popped it on the card.




Card No. 3 - Diwali Card Set

1. Took 3 watercolored panels.
2. Stamped and heat embossed the design and sentiment.
3. Colored the panels using various Distress inks.
4. Splattered few water droplets to give a glowy background effect.
5. Adhered the panels on cream colored card base.




Card No. 4 - Lamps

1. Took a white panel and stamped the designs on it.
2. Stamped the sentiment.
3. Colored using Zig pens.
4. Added gold designer tape on orange card base. 
5. Matted the white panel on red colored handmade paper and then adhered it on the orange card base.




Card No. 5 - Ganesha Blessings

1. Took a white panel and stamped the Ganesha and border desgins on it.
2. Colored using Zig pens.
3. Added gold designer tape on orange card base. 
4. Matted the white panel on red colored handmade paper and then adhered it on the orange card base.
5. Stamped Diwali greetings inside the card. 





Card No. 6 - Henna Pattern

1. Took a white panel and stamped and heat embossed the border on it repeatedly.
2. Stamped the sentiment and matted it on golden strip of paper.
4. Distressed the card base.
5. Distressed the edges to give an aged look to the panel. 
6. Matted on another distressed panel.
7. Added a shaker element to the card and adhered the sentiment on it. 
8. Adhered the panel on cream colored card base.



Card No. 7 - Henna Pattern Borders

1. Took a triangle front card base and heat embossed the sentiment on the triangle.
2. Took another cream colored panel and heat embossed the corner henna patterns on both sides.
3. Attached the cream panel behind the triangle front.
4. Added another sentiment inside the card. 


Card No. 8 - Marigold Garlands

1. Took a white panel and stamped the designs on it.
2. Stamped the sentiment.
3. Adhered it on the brown card base.




Card No. 9 - Patterned Background

1. Took a white panel and stamped the pattern 4 times to cover the full panel.
2. Stamped and heat embossed the sentiment on black CS strip.
3. Backed the sentiment on golden embossed paper and added onto the panel.
4. Mounted the panel on purple card base.
5. Stamped another sentiment inside the card. 


Card No. 10 - Embossed Background

1. Took a white panel and stamped and heat embossed the pattern 4 times to cover the full panel.
2. Distressed the embossed pattern with Mowed Lawn distress ink. 
3. Stamped and the sentiment on white CS strip and colored it with same DI.
4. Took another smaller white panel and stamped the design on it.
5. Adhered all the pieces together and mounted on a kraft card base. 
6. Stamped another sentiment inside the card. 



Card No. 11 - Marigold Toran


1. Took a white panel and stamped the designs on it.
2. Stamped and heat embossed the sentiment.
3. Added a yellow matting and adhered it on the orange card base.
4. Stamped another sentiment inside the card. 


Thanks to the Diwali sentiments stamp set, I don't have to worry what to write inside my Diwali greetings...... All the cards have a sentiment stamped inside......




Gift Tags Sets

I made 4 designs of gift tag sets. These are small 3" notecards that can be attached on a gift with a small note inside, for the recipient.


Gift Tags Sets no. 1 - Diyas

1. Took 3"x 3" notecards base made of cream colored, scented paper.
2. Took 2.5"x 2.5" watercolored paper and heat embossed the designs.
3. Distressed using different colored distress inks.
3. Adhered to card base and added small rhinestones for glitz.



Gift Tags Sets no. 2 - Starbursts


1. Took 3"x 3" notecards base made of cream colored, scented paper.
2. Took 2.5"x 2.5" watercolored paper and heat embossed the designs.
3. Distressed using different colored distress inks.
3. Adhered to card base and added small rhinestones for glitz.



Gift Tags Sets no. 3 - Om Mandalas

1. Took 2.5"x2.5" notecards base made of handmade paper.
2. Stamped the designs using different colored inks.
3. Added small rhinestones for glitz.



Gift Tags Sets no. 4 - Colored Startbursts

1. Took 2.5"x2.5" notecards base made of handmade paper.
2. Stamped the designs using different colored inks.
3. Added small rhinestones for glitz.




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So those were my Diwali card sets for this festive season!! I am off for a vacation to India to celebrate Diwali with my parents. Hope you have a joyous Deepawali!! Stay safe!!


Hope you are all charged up to participate in our October challenge - Festive Colors.



Crafts Need
Anandha Stationery
Hindustan Trading Company
Kat Scrappiness
Art and Craft Store - Noida
The Craft Store, Srilanka
Papercurves, UAE
Scrapbook Boutique, Australia


Cheers,
Indira

9 comments:

  1. Wow! That's a power packed post! So many projects..and all are equally beautiful and gorgeous.

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  2. Wow! Absolutely stunning collection of cards. Especially love the first two with the Madhubani Borders set. They are simply fabulous!

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  3. Great array of cards, Indira :) Such a variety you have shown using the stamps!! Absolutely love these!!

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  4. Each card is so gorgeous and festive, Indira!! Wonderful creation. :-)

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