Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Glacier-- Sketchabilities DT reveal

Hi Everybody.
I have been very busy packing, part shifting as i am putting my house on sale.And first thing I had to pack was my craft and scrapbooking stuff. So no new projects for few weeks. 
 Here is my take on this amazing sketch by Karan.

pic taken in Alaska , on Mathanuska glacier , where we hiked on Glacier.  What an amazing experience. 

I used Prima Stencil,  and prima Stamps.
My layout colors are based on the mood board on off the rails scrapbooking.
Please do leave your comments. They are highly appreciated. Thanks for visiting.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

SOUS --5th Anniversary blog hop

Hello friends.I am Mayoori and very excited to be part of my first blog hop ever.
We all hope you have been enjoying the festivities this
month while we are celebrating our 5th Anniversary!
By way of celebrating we are having one blog hop for
each challenge team this month. Today is our last hop
and we are wrapping up the hops with our
Sketch Team Blog Hop!
 If you have come from (leahschaeffer's blogthen you are in the right place. If you’d like more info on the hop, head back to SOUS here  http://stuckonusketches.blogspot.com/
Our team is amazing and you'll want time to hop!
5 days should give you time to visit starting today through
Tuesday, September 30 at midnight EST.
Okay here's how our hops this month are going to work…
To be eligible for our sponsored candy
we ask you complete the hop by visiting EACH
blog, commenting and following EACH blog!
We want to thank our incredibly generous sponsor…
Creative Embellishments for their huge donation
for one of our blog hop participants!
If you JOIN in ANY of our challenges this month you eligible to win
one of our 2 incredible Grand Prizes! The more you create
and share, the more chances to win!
Remember to make sure you are also following SOUS!
Need reminders of our posts? Sign up for our email reminders!
Please finish at SOUS to let us know you have
completed the hop and followed the gals blogs.
Let us know if you are following on Facebook or Pinterest for extra chances to win!
Here is the sketch for today, the one that you can use if you'd like
to join us and the one that you'll be seeing used by the DT while you hop!

here is my take on the sketch.Hope you will like and be inspired to play with the sketch for the lovely prizes.
Do leave your comments. they are highly appreciated.

From here go to Nannes Blog. I am sure you will find lovely creations to be inspired.
return to SOUS to let us know you've completed the hop!
Remember!  the more challenges and projects you share , the more chance to win.

Entering this layout for sassyscrappers1 mood board challenge. I was inspired by their beach mood.

LGS fall blog hop

Hello and welcome to the LGS Hello Fall blog hop! I am Mayoori and so excited to be part of this blog hop. 
If you have arrived here from (Melinda Garner's) blog welcome to the hop!! If you have stumbled across this by chance and want to play along then you can head back to the Let's Get Sketchy site to start at the beginning.  

The girls here at LGS are excited about the change in the season and thusly we are celebrating with a “Hello Fall” blog hop and giving away lots of daily prizes and a grand prize of a $25.00 gift voucher to Creative Embellishments.  
To be eligible win any of our hop prizes you will need to visit each designer’s blog, leave some love on each of our design team’s blog’s and follow their blogs. 
Each member of the DT will be sharing a Fall themed project for your inspiration.  To find out how to win our Grand Prize as well as lots of other giveaways, make sure you visit the LGS blog!

For your Fall inspiration I have created an altered project for the blog hop.
 i used an old ceramic plate decorated by my daughters few years back.I first decoupaged it with light green coloured paper. then I applied some paint on the plate, starting from the rim and letting the paint move towards the center, allowing to mix with each other. then i stencilled the center with Prima stencil.
Finally used some handmade flowers, burlap, acorn shell, and timholtz clock peice to finish my projet.
Hope you will like it.
please do leave your beautiful comments and dont forget to follow my blog.

Next up on the hop is lisa.

Line up is:

Entering this altered project in scrap-challenge-yourself fall challenge too.
I dont know whether it will be accepted as the correct entry or not , as this is not alyout, but just wanted to share my work.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Happiness-- LGS DT reveal

hello there. Hope you all had wonderful weekend. 
here is my take on the LGS 3rd week sketch by Bev. A simple sketch , giving room to lots of creativity.

We at LGS would love to see your interpretation of the sketch. 

I was inspired by the color challenge on CMS . the scheme perfectly suited my layout.I have tried to use all the colors.

also entering the layout for sketchesforyou tic tac toe challenge.  I have used ink, paint and multiple photos.
Please leave your lovely comments. thanks again for visiting.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Mystic-- Sketchabilities Mid September reveal

Good morning and happy Monday.
Hope you all had a fun weekend.I had a sunny weekend and lovely time spent with the family, and visit to Mt. Rainier too.
Karan again has this fabulous sketch, and I enjoyed it thoroughly.

I shaded my background paper with my soft pastels, then used crackle stencils to give some texture.
I have my handmade zentangle feathers and flowers too.

This pic of my daughter was taken at the top of very high sand dunes at a beach on Pacific byway 101. The view from the top was awe inspiring.

Please come and share your creativity with us on http://sketchabilities.blogspot.com/. we would love to see your work. You also have chance to win some fabulous prizes.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Bloom Girl

hello ! and very good morning . Sun is still shining in Seattle , getting some extended summer days. Morning and evening are nippy though.

letsgetsketchy magazine is scheduled to be online in November and we all have chance to get our work published in this awesome magazine. Here is my layout to their moodboard and sketch challenge.

I have used awesome circle cutter by Kreaxions.  Its soo easy to use and cut thinnest and smallest of the circles required. It was easy to do layering with circles easily.
Border lace has been created by using Kreaxions 901. I have used the punch to get the corners of the photo too.

I was inspired by the challenge on bloomgirls . It gave me idea to put flower on my daughter's hair.  have been following this blog  and their work is very creative.

Thanks for stopping by. Do leave your comments. They are really appreciated.
Submit your entries for letsgetsketchy online magazine. We would love to see your work.

Fly-- SOUS DT Sept reveal

Good morning. Time again for SOUS  first sketch reveal for September . WE have a fun sketch by LEah this time. Here is my take on it.  
these are pics of my daughter on our last vacation of the summer, to scenic byway 101. My kids had a blast swinging on the swing put up on the beach of SEASIDE town. Beautiful beach with white , fine sand. Awesome views.
 I first splattered lots of paint on the paper with the thick paint brush,then used lots of washi tape .
 I was inspired by the mood board on sassyscrappers . 

Have entered the layout for tic tac toe challenge on rochellespears.blogspot.
I have used right vertical line.  Stencils, border and file folder.
 tic tac toe on sketchesforyou is interesting. I have used paint, ink and multiple photos.
Also entering the layout in pixelsandpaperchallengeblog. I was inspired by the silhouette formed due to setting sun . my  pics are also taken on the beach at the time of setting sun 
Hope you will join us on stuckonusketches , and win exciting prizes.  We will love to see your creative view on the sketch. Do leave your comments if you were inspired. Thanks again.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Bailey House -- Eyes Right

Hello everyone.
I am back with some memories from 1991. My school days.
CSI challenge is to journal about school or work. For days I was thinking of some pics of my kids to scrap. ( happens when you are mother of 2). But then saw layout of one of the fellow bloggers , and realised I went school too.So here I am , trying to rewind back to 1991 and journal about my school days.

Pic of my 12 grade , sports day-- year 1991
There are lots to tell about these pics. My most precious years in the school.I studied for 14 years in the same school, starting from kindergarden to 12 grade. Darling of all the teachers, well known to the principal, even the working class ( ayas and chaprasis -- they helped the school in the cleaning and running around with small errands.) It was all soo different , specially from culture here.
So just a little background, the whole school students after 2nd grade , were divided into 4 houses. I was in green house-- the Bailey house. Always actively participating in extracurricular activities, made me kind of popular:) . And in 12 th grade I was selected as Captain of the Bailey House. Very big responsibility. Almost 6 hundred kids under my command. But I had the best team,all my friends were in Green house and the head girl was my friend too. Sooo, we as group rocked. My house reached its highest point , winning all sports and academic competitions. We learned to lead ,to organise , to motivate . we felt like Obama probably. hehehhe.
We worked hard, slogged ourselves, and got our reward. Our house came first overall after 4 yrs.
Now coming to pics and the title.
WE , while march past , had to turn our heads right when passed the guest of honor. I had to give the command, but I had such a bad throat , that my friend deepali gave the command and I just moved my lips. HAHAHHHA.
"BAiley House--- Eyes right" still reverberate in my years when I think of that day.
Soo much fun and hard work, anxiety, high emotional drama when we won, cant forget anything.
The third pic of our house pyramid, dedicated to girl child, as India still struggles to give better life to girls.

Can go on an on. But dont wanna bore you guys more. Thanks for reading me .

The sketch is from sketchnscrap september challenge.

The layout is dedicated to all my friends and BAiley house team.
Love you all.
Thanks fro stopping by. Please leave your comments.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Emphasise --- 123challenge blog

Hello again . We at 123-challenge-blog are sorry for the delays in posting the challenge. But this is all because of the good news. Our blog owner Alicia gave birth to a bay girl. Congratulations once again .

This is my take on this  interesting challenge. 

some closeups-

Please come and show your creativity on this challenge.  We would love to see it.


Hi!   It feels as if been ages since I wrote a post. Its just that I made few layouts which were for design teams and not to be disclosed. 

Yesterday while browsing the current challenges, I came across to a beautiful sketch on prima .  
HEre is my take on the sketch. I have used  3 of prima's stencils to create the background.(checker, crackle and doily) .trinklets and brads on flowers are from Prima too.While floral stem is from Prima.

2014 BAP Keren

Here are few closeups.  I am loving my pastels. There are soo many colors to give the right color to the background.

Net chipboard is from creativeembellishments. I have applied copper powder on it.

Thanks for stopping by. Please follow my blog if you like it.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Beach -- LGS week 2 sketch

Hello fellas. 
Hope you had a fabulous weekend. I went for river tubing with my family on the Wenatchee river. Well I must say this marked the end of our summer holidays.
Its Monday and time for letsgetsketchy 2nd week reveal. Here is my take on the sketch.

I have used paperhouseproductions paper and circle cutter from Kreaxions. This circle cutter makes various size circle cutting soo very easy.
I am also entering this layout for sassyscrappers mood board challenge.
September Moodboard Challenge

Thanks for visiting. Please leave your cherished comments.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014


Hi!   I have been wanting to make this kind of mixed media layout for long. And esp this photo of my daughter , taken while she was volunteering at local Petco, always gave me a feeling that mixed media will go best with it. 

I just started the layout with colouring the paper with various shades of brown pastels. I hope it will stay .

  Challenge blog artastic has come up with very interesting challenge, all about threads.i have tried to give texture to my layout with lots of thread. And i am pretty happy with the result.

 I really like creativeembellishments chipboards. I love to use corner or frame chipboards.

Hope you will like this layout. Please your sweet motivators. They keep me going.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Traditions-- Raksha Bandhan

Hello ! Good evening.
I received my kreaxions punches today , and i am eager to use them. saw couple of videos and had a chat with awesome fellow scrappers to get some tip on it. Will need more practice.

I am entering this layout for anything Asian challenge on lasting memories . I have used my a piece of my mom's old saree , beaded lace also from India . And hand made accents to give it very traditional look.
We celebtrated Raksha Bandhan ( traditionally  sisters tie a rakhi on their brothers wrist , with a commitment from brother to protect her always), with my daughters tying rakhi on their dad's wrist and  theri brother in law wrist, as families have shrunken and even if we have brothers or sisters , they are far away .
I have used handmade Rakhi ( basically decorated thread like friendship band) ,on my layout.
creatingwithpaperandmore has awesome color combination, and the sketch is by very talented Bev from the challenge blog sketchesinthyme.

Hope you will like it.  Please leave your comments.

Sea Adventure

stuck  blog is celebrating their anniversary  .And this is my layout to participate in their celebration.                                                                                        
Pics taken on our summer trip to Alaska. Seward is a beautiful coastal town where we went for this Wild life cruise.  What an amazing experience.

The color scheme is from mood board on offtherailsscrapbooking.

  I have used handmade feathers , and golden on it to embellish my layout.

Have used some bobunny chipboards too.

If you like it, do leave your comments. They are highly appreciated.