MATCHBOX popup card!!! and CRITTERS!!!! with Karthikha

Hedge hogs, ink, stencils and match box pop!!!! WHOA! HOW COOL! Check it out for yourself! 

Hello crafty folks, Karthikha here, to share a new 3D and interactive card with you all! A matchbox popup card!  Does it look like a normal card? Wait! Watch the video first, to know how it works! And then grab your supplies, as I take you along the steps to create this card from scratch :) Supplies Needed: 1. Cardstock - I've chosen an orange one here for the base, and Neenah white for stenciling 2. Stencil - I've used...
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Have you ever tried blue flowers on your cards? Chec...

Mansi shows us how to make a card with blue flowers today in the blog using MFT stamps Latest floral release Corner Blooms stamp  - check it out!
I have been enjoying painting with Tim Holtz's distress inks so much but for today's card I decided to combine the traditional ink-blending technique with my watercolor painting. This corner bloom from MFT Stamps provided the perfect opportunity to use the ink pads both for dry-blending and watercoloring. I heat-embossed the flowers with white embossing powder and then used Wilted Violet, Salty Ocean and Cracked Pistachio reinkers to paint the flowers and leaves. Once I was happy with the depth...
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Hooray!!!! It's A Hooray kind of Day today!

Juhi has knocked it out of the park today with these AMAZING SLIMLINE cards using the My Favorite things Hooray Kid of Day stamp. Jump in to check it out!
Happy Monday everyone, it's Juhi. Today I'm sharing 2 cards featuring the super adorable MFT stampset designed by Stacey Yacula called Hooray Kind of Day. I’m more of a floral card maker but the images on this set are just too cute to resist! They were an absolute delight to color, and work so well with slimline card designs both in the horizontal and vertical orientation. I went with no-line copic coloring for the first card. I stamped the images...
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Gorgeous no line watercolor florals with Sandhya!

Hello! Welcome back to another post from me, Sandhya, on the Crafty Meraki blog. I always admired the beautiful no-line...
Hello! Welcome back to another post from me, Sandhya, on the Crafty Meraki blog. I always admired the beautiful no-line coloring posted on social media, but felt intimidated to try it. But, after I tried it using Karin Markers, I found it to be much easier. The fine tip of these markers allows you to apply color to the tiny areas and draw the color out with a brush. Today, I am sharing a few tips for water coloring, that...
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Die Cut backgrounds - 3 cards with Sindhu!

What a perfect way to kick off the 4th of July weekend! Stars and hearts backgrounds! 3 cards with 1 die set - Sindhu is back!!! Hop on in!

Hello everyone! Sindhu here. Hope you are all good. Today, instead of my regular 'One stamp- three cards' feature, I decided to play with a super fun die set from Heffy Doodle and make three cards using it. I also used one stamp set to convert the die cut backgrounds into cards. I hope you like them. Here are the cards I made- I also wanted to share the die cut backgrounds before I made cards using them. These backgrounds...
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IMPRESSIVE slimline cards with Juhi!

Juhi is back today with not 1 but THREE slimline cards made with the BRAND NEW MFT floral stamp - Fine lined Floral! FEAST your eyes!!!
Hey there, it's Juhi. Today I'm sharing a trio of slimline cards featuring stamps from the latest floral release from MFT Stamps. If you're like me and cannot resist floral stamps you shouldn't miss this release, it's filled with gorgeous designs, check out the full release here. I've used the Fine-lined Floral Stamp set for my slimline card trio. These are my very first slimline cards, I was hesitant to take the plunge but I'm so glad I did, I...
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Spinner card with Karthikha

Karthikha took a simple circle stamp and made it a spinner card!!! How STUNNING is this card?? Look inside and see for yourself!
Hello Crafty Folks, This is Karthikha, back again at Crafty Meraki with a new interactive card - an easel card along with a spinner. And I've used only one stamp set to make this - Trendy Circles from Altenew. Watch the video first to understand how this card works :) I'm a fan of patterned papers and I love to create my own using stamps and emboss resist technique. I started by stamping 3 circle images from the stamp set,...
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Bundles of Love with Mansi & Karin Markers

Did you know you could color people with Karin Markers? Have you tried yet? How adorable is this card that Mansi made? Check out the video tutorial Mansi made for you!!!
When I saw this Bundles of Love Stamp from MFT Stamps, I knew instantly I needed to use my Karin BrushMarker pens to color this beauty. I recorded a process video so you can see how easy it is to use the fine-topped pigment-loaded brushes in intricate areas. You’ll also see how I don’t use more than a little drop of ink ... with watercoloring, the number one rule is to allow your water to control the flow of your...
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Gorgeous Water color flowers with Gold Embossing!!

Juhi creates water color magic once again with Altenew watercolors and gold embossing powder! Not 1 but 2 cards! Check out the tutorial inside!
Hey everyone, it's Juhi. Today I'm sharing a super easy and quick watercoloring technique. It is my goto technique for creating watercolor backgrounds for most of my floral cards, today I've used the same method to quickly color flower images. I started off by wetting a piece of watercolor cardstock with a wet brush. I then dabbed paint on the wet watercolor cardstock with a size 12 round watercolor brush. I did not spread the paint, just dabbed in random...
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Karin Magic with Altenew & Sandhya

Sandhya is back today with Karin marker magic plus the new Altenew Bergenia stamp set! Check it out!
Hello and welcome back to the Crafty Meraki blog. Today I am sharing a card that is a combination of all my favorite techniques in cardmaking. I present to you the perfect mix of florals, heat embossing, watercoloring and slimline proportions. So lets get started! I chose the stunning Bergenia Builder stamp set from Altenew and stamped the large floral bunch as well as the individual single flowers and leaves 2 times on Bristol smooth cardstock and heat embossed with...
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Slimline Card with Altenew Cistus Flower stamp set

Hello everyone, Karthikha here today, to share a bold slimline card made using beautiful flowers! The flowers and leaves are...
Hello everyone, Karthikha here today, to share a bold slimline card made using beautiful flowers! The flowers and leaves are from Altenew Flowering Cistus stampset. I started by die-cutting multiple flowers and leaves using the coordinating die. I then used the negative as a base in my misti, and stamped the images. I've used 2 sets of inks from Pinkfresh Studio - Heartbeat and Indian Summer. I experimented with a couple of color layering combinations to get light and darker shades....
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Rainbow card for Pride Month with Mansi!

Mansi is back today with a gorgeous card in celebration of Pride Month! Take a look inside!
Hi everyone, It's Mansi again with a colorful, cheery post celebrating Pride Month and all that's good about humanity! Rainbows signify happiness to me and I love that these colors are deeply associated with the LGBTQ movement in America, signifying the diversity in the community but also each colors holds its own symbolism: life (red), healing (orange), sunlight (yellow), nature (green), harmony/peace (blue), spirit (purple/violet) Blending the colors in this card signified harmony and unity and the sentiment I chose...
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