September 29, 2011

Cute little pouches


I made these pouches for Gauri puja, a festival in which we give some gift to married women. I’m always more excited about how to package the stuff than the stuff itself. In fact I first decide what kind of packaging I’ll make and then buy stuff to fit that Smile

To add a little papercrafting touch, I used Justrite monogram stamps to create the scalloped monogrammed circle and attached it to the zipper. The beauty of it all was that I made these with fabric that I already had and didn’t have to buy anything new except the zippers!

I got the tutorial for the pouch from here. The instructions are very clear and the pouches are quite straightforward.

September 12, 2011

Simply Sketches #12


I really like the sketch for this week – it turned out to be so different! Here’s my sample:


I stamped the card base with Polka Dots stamp in black. Rounded two opposite corners of the card base. Cut a circle using nestabilities and stamped the sentiment on it. Stamped the flower twice each on Berry Sorbet and plum pudding. Colored them with Prismacolor pencils. Adhered the circle to the center of the card base and the flowers on top of the circle. Mounted two of the flowers on pop dots. Simple!

  • Stamps: Hero Arts Blossom Arts, Hero Arts Framed messages, CHF Polka dots
  • Paper: Papertrey Ink Lemon tart, Plum Pudding and Berry Sorbet
  • Others: Prismacolor pencils, Brilliance Black ink, Corner Rounder.