Thursday, December 15, 2016

ICR “Emboss Me Anything” BLOG HOP

Hi Everyone!  

Welcome to the ICR BLOG HOP for December 2016!  

You should have arrived here from Bhavana's Blog 
If unsure, you can begin the HOP from the 

Here are all the details you'll need….


WHEN & WHERE: The Blog Hop started on December 15th @ 6:00 pm, IST at ICR….. However you have until March 29th, 11:59 pm, IST, to accomplish YOUR HOP by following all the rules to the Blog Hop which can be found HERE

WHY:  Well it's the end of the year, so why not!  Time to celebrate and be inspired by fellow crafters, and to stand a chance to a WIN PRIZE!

PRIZE: The Sponsored Prize is from...

Here is my card...

To create the background,  I used my Tim Holtz Distress Inks in 3 different shades of blue, and then brushed on Ranger's Perfect Pearls to give it an icy shine.  I then embossed using We R Memory Keepers embossing them!  I stamped the Polar Bear onto vellum and used my zig glitter marker to add some shine to the polar bear.  I left off the sentiment, as I may be framing this one!


1) Starting here ICRFORUM BLOG POST , hop on to all the participating blogs & leave 
some love to them including THIS ICR BLOG POST

2) Once you have hopped & commented on all the blogs you would come back to the
 ICRFORUM BLOG POST {where you started which is here} & leave a second comment saying so….

3) Link up your name and link in the inlinkz provided at the Indian Craft Room.  
 Must be linked directly to your project post. 

4) Be sure to submit the project to ICR Gallery

5) Spread a word to this blog hop all over social media that you access


7) Socialize with us on social media to catch up with extras on "FUN & FROLIC" 


We hope you are all excited as we are, about this hop! 
Here is the blog order in case you get lost...

The next blog you'll be hoping over to is DT Paru's blog!  HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

ICRCOCT16 - Anything Goes + Mood Board

Hey Everyone!

We have a new challenge over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM!  This one is brought to you by our DT Akshma!  

Here is our challenge...

I made a Diwali card for this challenge.  Diyas, multiple colors, mandalas, and golden sparkle!

Here is my DT inspiration for this challenge...

I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks for the background and the Swirl design embossing folder from Cuttlebug.  I went over the embossed design with Perfect Pearls Powder to give it golden shine.  I used a circle punch for the diya's (candles) that I cut in half, and used a leaves punch to get the flame....teeny tiny leaf!

Here's a short video...hope you can see the shine!

Hope you'll join us for this current challenge over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM!

Thanks for stopping by!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Friday, September 16, 2016

ICR Septorial - "Scratch N Sniff Technique"

Hi Everyone!

We are doing something a bit different this month over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM!   Your 4 included, are bringing you a new tutorial each week.  We had DT Ash bring you "A Lil More of Stamps" and Bhavana with "Emboss Resist and Ink Smooshing."

It's my turn this week, and I have a simple tutorial that will leave your cards fabulously scented!

This is a technique that I saw almost 5 years ago!  It's a simple one that brings so much life into your cards and crafts.  I hope you love it as much as I do :)  

Here is my card using the final flavor embossed image

This to me is the simplest version, but there are many other ways to use this technique.

For instance, you can use colored pigment inks instead of VersaMark, and stamp the image right onto the paper (no marker would be needed).  End with heat embossing the powder mixture over it.

You can also use an image, stamp with color, and then either carefully stamp over the image using VersaMark, or use your VersaMarker Pen to color image in.  End with heat embossing the powder mixture over it.

Go ALL OUT with the different flavors....I will have to try making a chocolate scented cake/cupcake! 

I hope you enjoyed my Septorial!  Don't miss our 4th and last Septorial tutorial by Shraddha.  She has something fantastic in store for you!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, July 16, 2016


Hey Everyone!

We have a new challenge over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM!  This one is brought to you by our DT Bhavana!  

Here is our challenge...

We had the opportunity to work with sequins from The Crazy Crafter - Crafting Supplies Store.  I received the round and flower shaped cup sequins.

The sequins were vibrant in color and shine.  I used all of the beautiful colors for my first card.  For the second card, I picked out only the blue.   

Here are my two cards to this month's challenge...

I used the heart shaker from Stampin' Up, and various DPs. 

I used various DPs and  a shaker that I have been hoarding for almost 9 years!  I added some blue sequins to match the card colors.  The bunny stamp is from "Your Next Stamp" and was colored with zig brush markers and wink of stella brush markers.

Hope you'll join us for this current challenge over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM!

Thanks for stopping by!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Monday, April 18, 2016

ICRCSPR02 - 2nd Round of DT Inspiration

Hey Everyone!

We're back with our 2nd round of DT inspirations over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM

Here is our challenge, brought to you by our DT Sharada...

Here is my card...

The elements I used were...
1 - White writing on black board - chalkboard
2 - Wooden plants - wooden floor
3 - red heart on card - red heart 

I used my Simon Says Stamp Card Kit for the month of April!  There are so many layers to this card, because this kit is just full of possibilities.  I can probably make another dozen cards with all of the materials from this kit!

Hope you'll join us for this current challenge over at the INDIAN CRAFT ROOM!

Thanks for stopping by!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

ICRSS04 - April Story Scrappers!

Hi Everyone!

We have a Scrapbook Challenge Series going on at the Indian Craft Room.  

We bring you a new storyboard/layout to follow each month, and ask you to make 1 layout per month.  We are now on month 4!  If you would like to join in, it's not too late!  The series runs through December, so you have plenty of time to create your layouts and catch up with us!

Storyboard by DT Ash

Here is my layout...

I loved Ash's storyboard, as I was able to use it to share details of my baby shower.  The theme of the shower was "April Showers Bring May Flowers," as our baby girl was due in May.  The 3 larger pics are of my family and friends, a diaper cake and framed poster for guests to sign off on, and the invite I made for the baby shower!  The three smaller pics are of one of the centerpieces, our delicious cake, and our favors. I used the circle stitched for all of the circles on the page, and zig markers to color over the "bless" wood word.

I used the clouds die from Paper Smooches for the 3-D effect over the invite.  The "WITH LOVE" is from the napkin rings we placed at each table setting. 

I couldn't have asked for a more perfect shower.  Everything from the first thoughts of the shower to the details in the food menu were perfect.  I have to thank my family and friends!  I had the shower closer to my 8th month, so they were the ones that not only helped to come up with ideas, but brought those ideas to life!

There are lots of details still to be shared, so will have to do another layout or two in order to get all of the pics in.  

I used a particular 12x12 double sided designer paper that I need to find.  It has flowers on one side and raindrops on the other. I unfortunately only bought one sheet, so will be one the hunt to get a another few sheets. 

YAY!  I'm so excited to finally see my pregnancy scrapbook come together.  Thankful to be part of the Indian Craft Room challenge, as it's encouraging me to get these layouts done!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Coming Soon....