October 19, 2015

Handmade Diwali Card 1 - 2015

Hi everyone!! Started with a few Diwali cards. This is the first card that I made. I am happy with the color combo and the overall look is what I had envisaged. 

Here's a peek at my card... I started by embossing the background with collage clay and a stencil from Craftslane. Then I colored it with distress inks - Peacock Feathers, Shabby Shutters and Forest Moss. The colorful pattern paper is a scrap piece from a very old card. Then started the decoration with peacock. The mdf peacock is from Itsy Bitsy. I colored it with gold acrylic paint and embellished with loads of rhinestones. Added a few more elements like the skeleton leaves in gold, some punched leaves & mdf leaves. At last, I added the sentiment which is a sticker from Pie Lane and finished the look with a golden thread and sequins and rhinestones here and there....

And the full look......

Do let me know what you think of this card!!

Challenges entered
ICRCAUT02 - Diwali cards
BGC#72 - Anything Goes


  1. The card is really gorgeous...perfect for Diwali!

  2. This is absolutely stunning!! Love the colors and the main element focal point..amazing!

  3. Indira I think your card fits in with the new ICR Challenge ...check it out

  4. Wow..looks very rich..traditional elements but a modern way to use them !

  5. Ahh so refreshing anf different !
    Thanks for playing at BGC#72 Anything goes challenge !


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