MOM, I love you…

Artful Crafting – Challenge 12 Mom

Hello :)

Hope life has been treating everyone well. Time sure flies by, its been a year since the Artful Crafting design team came into being, has been an amazing journey not only full of learning but of new loving friendships for which I am utterly grateful!

This new year the challenges are going to take a different turn, instead of being theme based they will be ‘mood-board’ based along with a theme :D

A lot of international design firms host mood-board challenges (Prima and Maja Design have great ones!) on their blogs and they are so much fun. For those of you who are not familiar with what a mood board is, it is ‘an arrangement of images, materials, pieces of text, etc. intended to evoke or project a particular style or concept.’ So for a mood board challenge you can use any part of it as inspiration for your project, could be the colors, the words, the pictures and you can of course combine parts too :)

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You Are Loved

Artful Crafting – Challenge 11 Flowers

Hello Everyone :)

Hope you all have been doing great. I am back with a new post after quite some time, the recent rains in Islamabad wreaked havoc with the internet connection in my area, and its good to be finally back on the blog and to be sharing a project with you today.

Artful Crafting’s Challenge 11 themed ‘Flowers’ is currently open for entries and the team is hoping to see some gorgeous projects from your side this time around as well :) Did you also check out the amazing inspiration from the design team? Do have a look in case you didn’t get a chance to.

Artful Crafting has introduced a Spring kit using the Simple Stories Carpe Diem collection, the first from their side. There is a main kit, a card kit and an embellishment kit as well. All three kits are of great value and such fun and bright and would go wonderfully with any of your spring themed/get together/vacation projects. Also there are many new products on the website, the Prima’s CHA 2016 collections are also in stock and running out fast and there is an amazing sale on Punches as well, do check it out! :D

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To Love, Forever & Always…

Artful Crafting – Challenge 10 Love

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Hope you all have been keeping well. I am sharing my inspiration project with you all today for the Artful Crafting Challenge #10 which is themed ‘Love’. The challenge will remain open for you all to link up to till the first Saturday of March and the winners will be announced on the second Saturday of March along with the announcement for the next challenge. This will be the second last challenge of the year, do hope you all will participate and enter in this one as well as the next :)

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February here I come!

My last post for Crafty Kickstart 16

Hello Everyone :)

Hope all of you have been keeping well. Im back with the last post for the Crafty Kickstart 16, month of January; the month sure flew by. Hope it helped kickstart some of your mojos, certainly helped mine.

Life aside, I feel just a month for a creative is probably the craziest roller coaster ride with the most ups and downs ever in terms of finding and retaining your mojo. In my case, it is difficult to switch between creative tasks of different natures all the time (graphic design and crafting) but I have felt I need to create something with my hands as well to keep the creative juices flowing or I end up with a block. One day I wake up all charged and ready to take on the most difficult project on my list and then on days I dont even feel like taking pictures of completed projects and posting them up on social media.

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Of Tea & Love…

My second last post – Crafty KickStart 16

Hello :)

Hope everyone has been doing well and enjoying the harsh and the not-so-harsh winter months. Its pretty chilly down here in Chattar and we’re mostly staying indoors after 5 in the evening curled up in a heated room somewhere and not wanting to get up and shift to a less warmer seat lol.

Recently got a request from a friend to customize a tea gift box for her Mother-in-law for her birthday, similar to one I had done earlier. I havnt shared with her yet so just uploading a few teasers.

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