Festive Birthday card with Candice

Hello! Candice back with you today sharing a very festive birthday card with you! I used a variety of companies...
Hello! Candice back with you today sharing a very festive birthday card with you! I used a variety of companies all found in the Crafty Meraki store: Waffle Flower Hola stamps & coordinating dies Pink Fresh Studio Fancy Diagonal Stripes die Sunny Studio stamps Stitched Semi-Circle dies Distress Oxide inks: carved pumpkin, dried marigold, antique linen, cracked pistachio & peacock feathers I began my card with an 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 card base that fits perfectly into your standard...
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Adorable birthday girl with Mansi

Hello everyone, Mansi again with a new blog post today! I wasn't one to do cute cards before Bindu asked...
Hello everyone, Mansi again with a new blog post today! I wasn't one to do cute cards before Bindu asked me to try some people stamps from MFT...little did I know I would be hooked! And as I explore creating different skin tones to be more inclusive, diverse and intentionally representative in our art, I have found these stamps to be a treat to paint! For this card, I used the MFT Birthday Girl Stamp Set. I just love this...
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Watercolor and Wallpaper magic with Juhi

Hello everyone, it's Juhi with my first post for August. Today I'm sharing 2 slimline cards featuring the Wallpaper Art...
Hello everyone, it's Juhi with my first post for August. Today I'm sharing 2 slimline cards featuring the Wallpaper Art stampset by Altenew. This is one of my favorite floral stamp, it is so versatile, I can think of endless ways to use it on both slimline and A2 sized cards. I've done a ton of masking to create the floral arrangements on both the cards. For the first card I went with no line coloring against a dark background....
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Bright yet Calming Reverie with Sandhya!

Hello friends! Happy new month and welcome to another post from me! I also have a a special discount for...
Hello friends! Happy new month and welcome to another post from me! I also have a a special discount for you if you to shop at Crafty Meraki store. Click this link to get 20% off the Altenew Calming Reverie stamp and stencils set as well as a few specially selected goodies that I will be featuring on the blog this month. I had originally planned to share how I watercolored the Altenew Calming Reverie stamp, but as I was...
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Gorgeous water colored Tulips with Sindhu

Hello everyone! Sindhu here. I hope you are all doing good. I have a watercoloured floral card to share with...
Hello everyone! Sindhu here. I hope you are all doing good. I have a watercoloured floral card to share with you today. I used Waffle Flower Crafts 'Tulips' stamp set for my card. Here is the card I started by stamping images on the bottom half of the card with Antique Linen Distress Ink on a piece of Arches Cold pressed 140 lb watercolor cardstock. I used Daniel Smith watercolors to paint the images. I always start by using colours...
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Trifold see-through shaker card with Karthikha WOW!

Hello Crafty Folks, Welcome to another post at Crafty Meraki, Karthikha here today with a fun card to share with...
Hello Crafty Folks, Welcome to another post at Crafty Meraki, Karthikha here today with a fun card to share with you all! It is a tri-fold card with a see-through shaker! Don't see anything different? Watch the video to see how the fold is!  So, this is the inner fold on opening the shaker! I love combining different techniques, and wanted to try on a slimline card. I started by blending the inner panel first. I've used Altenew Leaf Canopy...
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Cuteness overload with Newton & Kavya!

Hi! I hope everyone is safe and sound! I am back with yet another way to use Newton Nook's Flower...
Hi! I hope everyone is safe and sound! I am back with yet another way to use Newton Nook's Flower Garden stamp set without having to create elaborate backgrounds. I like stamp sets that are versatile and have endless uses and this one is definitely one of them! When I first got the stamp set, I liked how the cat formed a perfect '0' with the flower bed. This image can be used in countless ways as a substitute for...
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Fresher than Fresh Cut flowers

Hi everyone! I am super excited to be back up on the Crafty Meraki blog today! Today I am sharing...
Hi everyone! I am super excited to be back up on the Crafty Meraki blog today! Today I am sharing the beautiful MFT - Fresh Cut Flowers stamp with you! It has been awhile since I made a one layer card.... so it was fun to create a 1 layer card today! Let's get started! Today is all about one layer - using MFT - Fresh Cut Flowers ! I love creating one layer cards and they are super easy...
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Have you ever seen magnolias THIS magnificent?

SOOOO Amazed by these magnolias that Mansi created. Not only did she create these gorgeous magnolias, but she also made a video tutorial! Check it out - what are you waiting for?
Hello friends, Mansi again on the blog today and I am so excited about this particular blog post! It's been amazing to see the response and excitement around the sneak peeks I shared when these magnolias from Altenew were a work in progress. There are a lot of questions around how I use distress ink reinkers as a watercoloring medium, so in this video, I break it down step-by-step and also share some tips. Be forwarned, that this is a...
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Juhi knocks it out of the park AGAIN!

Juhi is back today with 2 slimline cards using the Loads of blooms stamp by Newton's nook Designs. WHOA! I am so amazed with her creations. Check it out here.
Hello everyone, it's Juhi with my last post for July, can you believe July is almost over! Today, I'll be sharing two cards featuring the Loads of Blooms Stamp set by Newton's Nook. I must warn you, be prepared for some extremely bright colors, keep your sun glasses handy! You can't say I didn't warn you! I had so much fun coloring this happy images. These riot of colors are sure to brighten anyone's day! For the first card I...
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Mayra's 2 card magic with Woodland Springs stamp set

Continuing our theme of showing you versatility of stamps, Mayra is here today with 2 cards made using the Woodland springs stamp set by Newtons Nook Designs!
Happy Monday everyone! Mayra here from Mayras Designs with two fun cards to share with you today. I used the super pretty Woodland Spring stamp set from Newton's Nook.  For the first card, I cut a panel of the same size as a slimline card. I then used my Copic markers to color the images in. I used E55, E31, E35, and a bit of E41 for the bunny and sheep. For the fox, I used E31, E33, and a...
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1 stamp and 2 COMPLETELY different looks with Sandhy...

Sandhya is on the blog today with these AMAZING and completely different cards using just one stamp!!!  Check it out!!! 

Happy Sunday! I hope all of you are having a great weekend. Today I am sharing two cards to show how you can switch up the technique to achieve two completely different looks with the same stamp. I will be using the large stamp form the MFT Fantasy Florals stamp set as my focal image today. And the key items that make a difference here are water based markers for coloring, and white embossing powder. I used Karin Markers for...
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