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Monday, 19 December 2011


Hi friends!! Today I want to share with you a tutorial for making poinsettia flowers with satin ribbon. I had learned this from a lady in Assam, when I was in Std X. I love the way these flowers look.Continue reading.......


I have used chart papers to make these flowers , The leaves are artificial.
I was surprised at the result. these flowers are too elegant considering how easy it is to make.
We don't even have to be precise, while cutting out the shapes. It gives it a natural look.
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Thursday, 15 December 2011


Hi crafters,
i am so sorry for the delay in announcing the winners,i know you all will be waiting for this part eargely:).I was not keeping well for past one week,so that is the reason for the delay.Once again i thank you all who have contributed for our challenge#1,i am really impressed with the support,n hope it continues:)

So without further delay, the lucky winner chosen by for the prize pack sponsored from my Craft store is:


Congrats girl,please mail me your address to have 3 days to claim your prize.

Now on to the top3,it was really a tough choice to narrow down.I had a great time going through all your entries:)

The top#3 for challenge#1 in no particular order is:

Nidhi jain for her beautiful n colorful mobile hanging.
Love the hard work she has put in:)

Tejal for her blingy,blingy beautiful stockings ornament.
Love all the tiny details:)

Khusboo Banka for her beautiful 3d quilled angel.
Love the soft colors n neatness:)

Congratulations ladies,please feel free to grab the badge n wear it with pride:)

Don't forget to join us in our challenge#2,anything but a card for christmas/new year

Happy crafting,

Friday, 9 December 2011


a very big thank you to all who have participated in our very first challenge:).There were 27 awesome entries,hope you continue the support n expecting more entries this month:)

The theme for this months challenge is
Home decor/gifts projects for Christmas/new year

Now isn't it interesting?apt for the season right?
Create a project that can be used for home decor or gifts for Christmas/new year.In other words,ANYTHING BUT A CARD for this festive season:)

Who can play:Anybody who are into any type of arts n crafts.It can be a painting,crochet,embroidery,clay work,paper crafts etc.

How to play:Make a new project(no back linking to old projects) based on this months theme,post it on your blog with a link back to this blog(its must),come back and leave a link to your project(not your blog).You can enter up to 5 entries.Maximum of 7 challenges can be combined including this challenge.

Prizes:At the end of the challenge winner and top 3 will be selected.The winner will get a price package from the sponsor.

This months sponsor is from, a big thank you for aditya gupta who generously agreed to sponsor this month.

Imaginations is a online store,which has all branded paper crafting products from U.S,you can get everything you need for your paper crafting projects like machines,tools,papers,dies etc.Do check it out HERE.

One random lucky winner will be getting this prize pack.
The content of the prize is as:

1 Echo Park 6x6 Paper Pack (Be Mine Collection)
1 Imaginations Summer Breeze Paper Pack (6x6)
1 Imaginations Shades of Love Paper Pack (6x6)
1 Metal Butterfly of Pie Lane
1 Pack Transparent Butterflies (Pie Lane)
1 Pack Crystal Beads (Pie Lane)
1 Pack Garden Beads (Pie Lane)

Now on the projects from our talented GDT members,than you all for the contribution:)

Piali from"Touch of creation"

A awesome christmas gift set from piali, the cute snow man and all the festive colors and embellies.Now who will not like to get this whole gift set..?:)

Pritesh from"Quill me softly"
A beautiful mixed media frame with clay work,quilling n punch craft.I think this will a beautiful home decor project to decorate your home in this festive season:).

Priya venkat from"Rock,paper,scissors"

Priya is so nice,she sent me 4 projects totally to choose from.Here is the 2 projects,one home decor and a gift box.The pretty wreath is so colorful,ans i think its the beat way to use up your ribbon scrap and a cute triangle gift box with can hold little something:).

Indira tanwar from"Arty sorts"
Indra always amaze me with her recycling stuffs,and this one is exceptional.Love the decorated tin,big bold poinsettia and the danglers:).

And finally here is my 2012 calendar:)I think calendar will be the useful gift for anyone during new year,and with a handmade touch..?its a sure pleasure for the recipient:)

So have you been inspired?Visit the personal blogs of the DT members to get more details about their projects.Do play us along this month and please help us to spread the word about this blog.

Happy crafting,