Sunday, March 17, 2019

Mixed Media Canvas

Hi everyone
Today I have a new project with the new Craftreat Chiplets.
Yes!!!! You heard it right. Craftreat's next step in the world of art and Crafts - Chiplets. These chiplets
are of extremely good quality with intricately cut designs. These chiplets will be available soon at your favourite The Craft Shop. The moment I received my samples, I was over the moon dancing like a peacock. That gave me an idea and here it is... a mixed media canvas with a peacock. It is a video tutorial. Check out the link below and don't forget to subscribe to the channel.

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Hope you liked it. Have a great day!!!

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Wedding Invites with Craftreat New Release

Hello Friends,

Its such a great release with such well thought designs , precision in designs and definitely the variety. Yes its the new release from Craftreat which is the chipboards. My take on it is with some beautiful handmade flowers and handmade wedding invites.

You can find all the supplies in  I have used a vellum sheet to cover the invites and a belly band to hold it all together.

The bellow band is well embellished with the border design chipsets from the newly launched along with some leaves and frills.

Do share how you liked while I am in the mojo of creating some more fun exciting projects with these beauties.


Monday, March 11, 2019

Chocolate Box With a Card

Today's project is perfect for giving little gifts to friends and colleagues . Box cards contain not only greetings but also have room for a little treat ...I've kept a Chocolate Bar inside it.

  1. Start with a piece of A4 size thick cardstock , which is of the size of 8.3"by 11.7".Place it horizontally (Landscape Orientiation) on your scoreboard with the wrong side facing up. Now score at 3.75",4.5", 8.25",9". Punch one edge of the cardstock using boarder punch.

2. Now make the pocket for keeping chocolate, then fold and crease all the score lines.

3. Now take any pattern paper of your choice and distress its edges using Tim Holtz Distresser.I choose a light colour pattern paper and die cut doilies to create delicate look . I have done sewing on the edges of the pattern paper. I embellished my box using hand made Foamiran flowers. Finally I added the focal point on my project the vintage clock chipboard , which is from a new release by Craftreat to their collection. I also added chipboard leaves and cotton cord along with flowers. These chipboards are already  primed and they have beautiful intricate designing.My box got a complete new look just by adding these chipboards. 

This is the final look of the Chocolate Box 

Inside View

I have  had so much fun playing with these gorgeous new Craftreat prodcts for my project today. Stock up your collection of chipboards before they are gone away from the shelves .


Iris Cardstock
Craftreat Chipboards
Pattern Paper
Cotton Cord (coffee Brown)
Foamiran (off white , Olive Green )
Tim Holtz Paper distresser
Martha Stewart score Board
Paper Trimmer
Aleene's Tacky Glue

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Double Slider Jewellery Box

Double slider jewellery box 

Hi everyone,  am so excited to share my latest project. It is a double slider jewellery box. 

Tutorial :

  • For the the top and bottom base cut 2 pieces of cards measuring 5" ×6 and 3/4".

  • Use Martha Stewart punch around the page punch on the edges. 

For the top opening  mark 1/2" from all the for sides from the dotted line and cut a rectangle at the center. 

  • For the outside large box, cut a cardstock measuring 8 and 3/4" by 9".
  • At the 9" side,  score at 1/2", 2 and 1/2", 6 and 1/2" and at 8 and 1/2".
  • At 8 and 3/4", score at 1 and 1/2" and 7 and 1/4".

  •  These 1/2" scored pannels will provide a support for the top frame.
  • For the inner box,  cut 6 and 1/2" by 8 and 1/4".
  • Score at 1 and 1/2" on all the sides. 
  • Cut and glue them forming a box. 
  • Center and glue the small box inside the large box .

  • For the double side panels door, cut a cardstock 3 and 7/8" by 7 and 1/8".
  • Make a slit at the center to form 2 door panels .
  • Use the decorative punch on the edges. 

Now use the craftreat 'pretty posies' paper pack, mulberry flowers and white pearls from 'The craft shop' to decorate the double slider jewellery box. 

Hope you guys like this project and  tutorial 


Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Mixed Media Frame by Anamika Sarkar

Hi there everyone,

Once again I am back with another pictorial tutorial of a Mixed Media Frame.

In this project I have used a beautiful stencil from Craftreat. The stencil is of excellent quality and gives super crisp images whether one uses modelling paste or splashes or inks. For more details of how to use a stencil or various ways of using a stencil you may refer to my earlier post on craftreat blog.
Let's come to the project now. I have used this stencil called sunshine and fresh air. 

I used some modelling paste to give the impression of bricks on my paper . Once dry I covered my paper with clear gesso so that it stays intact after using water and splashes.

Next I cut the image of the window by using the stencil on a other paper. This I plan to use as a mask . I now spray some splashes on my paper to give it the desired I plan to give a look of an old wall.

Next I use archival ink to do some stamping on the layout. On the other hand I keep my cutouts ready . I obtain them by using the same stencil on different sheets and then cutting them separately Once I'm satisfied with the look of my base, I start pasting my cut outs giving a 3D look.

Next I used some flowers and did a run through. Once happy I paste them too.

Next I set this layout on my frame. I add few more flowers to give my project a complete look

Lastly I again the stencil and some distress inks to write the quote  "Let in fresh air and sunshine"....and paste it to the frame......and voila !.... my mixed media frame is ready for display.

Hope u have enjoyed the tutorial....
Until next time take care and happy crafting

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Steampunk Card

Hi everyone
Priya Satish here with a simple steampunk card. Today happens to be my grandma's 94th birthday and I made this card for her.

First with modelling paste and Gears Crafteat stencil I created the background. Then distressed with Ground Espresso, Antique Linen and Vintage photo.

Stamped images from Hot off the press Steampunk collection with archival ink black and fussy cut them.

Applied a coat of Distress Crackle paint here and there.

Waited for the cracks to appear.

Layered cheese cloth, pattern papers, flowers and other die cut embellishments, main photo and added Nuvo drops for special effects.

Finally added some micro beads and black splashes to complete the card.
Hope you like it. Have a great day!!!

Stencil used in my project is

Saturday, March 2, 2019

CrafTreat February 19 release - Background Stencils

Hello  Lovlies!!,

 Here we go with yet another CrafTreat Release, with about 38 designs!! Our Main focus this month is Backgrounds!! You wanted and here we are with what you want :)  Lots of them, so whatever may be your style of working, we have something for you!! So sit back and enjoy having a look at our release!! All of them are now available at for purchase!!

Hope you love our this release too!! So fill your shopping carts and start using them!! If you are not aware, we have started our Creative Challenges in FB and Instagram. Looking forward to see you creations over there!!

Thanks for stopping by!!