Archive for December, 2012

Princess Riya 6×8 mini

Baby Riya’s mother wanted a pretty baby book for her daughter’s baby pics. So I used MME’s Stella Rose and Everyday Tango papers which Shobana shared with me.

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Spellbinders and PTI Mat Stack dies on the cover and also on the inside pages. The doily is another recent purchase from Karuna.

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KI Memories journaling tags that I purchased from Four Minutes to Four is a brilliant buy. I cant stop using them. The stork and the baby- courtesy Spellbinders. I cut them, embossed them and chalked them. I also love them!!!

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The square die on the right- also Spellbinders, bought from Kavita. I wasnt very impressed with this die at first, but then after I cut the cardstock, I embossed it and distressed it and BOY! did I love the results. Fabulous buy.

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PTI and MME stamps used in this album. I love PTI stamps but with the MME stamps, I’m having a love/hate relationship. Why, you ask? That’s coz MME stamps work best with pigment ink (which I dont have many of). I love my StampinUp! inks…… and I have 20 of them……..but not much of use when I have to use MME stamps (whose images I love…..some of the cutest and trendiest designs).

My two bits for today.



Happy 50th Birthday 8×8 album

‘A gift for someone special, who just turned 50’……………..was the request of the customer. She wanted something simple and ¬†masculine. An album which would incorporate the many quotations that she painstakingly searched and printed¬† out for us, making our job so much easier. She also gave us ample pictures to choose from.

My favourite page was the cover page. Take a look………………….

Simple, elegant and classic……..

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Not posting the pages with pics on them for obvious reasons.

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A pot overflowing with wishes for the birthday boy (well……man, actually)

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I used the positive and the negative of the flourish die. Its a new die that I recently purchased (along with a whole bunch of other things. Will tell you about it soooooon) made by Lifestyle Crafts. Its a 12 inch long die and my new fav flourish die.

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Summer of 2012 I purchased a pack of 100 Basic Grey sheets for an unbelievable price at Archivers. This entire album uses those papers, most of which are single sided higher gsm papers. The papers are from many different lines, too many to list actually.

Thanks people for stopping by.


My brother is an avid photographer who takes awesome photos. He’s also a shopper of all the jing-bang-shebang paraphernalias associated¬†with the hobby.

He got me this wonderful gift…………………

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Amazing…….isint it. The photo booth folds up very nicely into the attatched bag for easy storage.

He has been telling me that I need one for the longest time. I kept telling him that I was happy taking pics of my work outside in the garden.

And then he up and got me this.

And I love my new photo booth/tent. I can take photos at night, during the day…..and any other time in between……without having to worry about adequate lighting. Perfect.

Thanks P, for this awesome gift. You are the best. Love ya!


School Project cards 3

The last of the lot…………………………


Back to album posts from tomorrow.


School Project cards 2

Once again very, very simple cards. All made for my son’s art project.

The two blue frames were a gift from Priya Sivaraj. Thanks Priya, they were perfect for this card. Stamp is PTI’s Embellishments, white ink on navy blue cs, hand cut. The ‘U’ is Marisa alphabet die by Quickutz.




The rose die is by Quickutz. This was one of the first dies that I bought, more than 7-8 years ago……..back when I used to use the QK Squeeze tool to cut my dies. I still have my pink squeeze tool and I try to use it whenever I can.