Happy Birthday!

Its Erika’s birthday! Happy Birthday Erika!! Before meeting Erika, I had a very different impression of ladies who liked knitting (ok crocheting if you want to get technical!) and cats. Nothing good or bad specifically, but I just never thought I’d meet someone who liked knitting and cats AND with whom I could discuss distributed […]

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Baby Blue

In our team at work we have a tradition of giving baby baskets to expecting parents. And ofcourse they are always accompanied with a “Handmade by Chaitali” card 🙂 We had plans to give one this week as well and I had to come up with the card. This time I wanted something the baby […]

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Shopping Saturday

This post is part of the 7 Day Blogging challenge. Today I am going to Heirloom’s Portland Rubber stamp and Paper Arts festival! You know what that means — lots of shopping! No card today but I wanted to reserve this spot for a review of the event. In addition I want to quickly highlight […]

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Liebster Blog Award!!!

This is my second post for today. And I have a very good reason for it! Judith awarded me the Liebster blog award!!! Thats so sweet of you Judith! Thanks so much for the award. Here are more details copied from Judith’s blog: The origins of the Liebster Blog Award are somewhat unclear but the […]

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Fun-folds Friday

Yippiee its Friday!! And I am playing in the Taylored Expressions Sketch Challenge today as a Top Chef from TESC #153!!! Taylor made a really lovely sketch and I am honored to play along with the talented sketch crew. I recently got my March Taylored Expressions Key Ingredients kit as well as some new TE […]

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Watercolor Wednesday

Continuing with the 7 Day Blogging challenge.Nichole has a great tutorial on her blog for this week’s Make-It Monday! Its graduated backgrounds! I loved her color combinations though I didn’t exactly follow her technique for making my backgrounds. I first put on a coat of water on my cardstock then used my distress ink pads […]

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Technique Tuesday

Continuing with the 7 Day Blogging challenge today as well. Short post today but I have a fun technique to discuss. One of my favorite way of creating embellishments for my paper crafting projects is using paper piecing. this has become a whole lot easier with my Silhouette Cameo! I recently made some card candy […]

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Make-it Monday

Oh I know what you are expecting here. This week’s MIM! But I’ve been lazy this last week (more like busy at work!) and didn’t get to make last week’s MIM card. I loved the colored kissing technique too much to drop it though. So made this card yesterday night. By the time I finished […]

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