Showing posts with label Rainbow Craftykari New Team. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rainbow Craftykari New Team. Show all posts

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Vintage Mini Album by DT Nikkita

Hello Everyone,

Hope you all are doing good.

This is Nikkita Today. Crafters, what do you do to preserve your memories, like we often click photographs, get them framed or make an album. How about making your on scrapbook album to give a handmade touch to your beautiful memories. Today I'm going to inspire you with a Vintage Mini album, so that all you can try easily and gift to your loved ones or preserve memories of your life.
Here we go


Instructions:

Step 1 - Take 2 pieces of chipboard measuring 6 by 6 inches for the base and for the spine take 2.5 by 6 inches. Cover it like book using cardstock and tacky tape.


Step 2 - For the closure take two ribbons and stick them in the middle and cover the whole chipboard using cardstock.


Step 3 - For the pages I used hidden hinge binding system and I have left a gap of 1/2'' between every hinge.

Made 6 pages total,

Page size measures 5.75 by 5.75''

Made 6 pockets measuring 5.5 by 5.5''.


Step 4 - Cut pattern paper as per your choice and distress it with distress ink vintage photo to give a complete look.

I use tacky tape/tacky glue for sticking my pattern paper.


Step 5 - To Decorate Cover, i simply used a Leather paper which is locally available in my near stationery store, I adhered MDF Cut Out, Die cuts, Mulberry Flowers and Resin Charm to give an Vintage look. 


Step 6: Decorate the inside pages as per your choice.  


Tip: When you'll adhere MDF cutout, let it sit for few time to get it adhere with base strongly. I've used Aleene's Tacky Glue


Here are the Close ups 

 









 Hope you guys liked it.


Materials used-

Emphera collection from Papericious,

Resin embellishments,

Die cut embellishments,

Mulberry flowers,

Metal corners,

Stamp sentiments,

Die cuts,

Satin Ribbon,

Border punch out from Ek success,

Brown Leather paper.


All materials are available at the Rainbow Craftykari Store and you can also get them on pre order.

 

Regards,

Nikkita
https://www.facebook.com/bloomingcraftskolkata/


Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Floral Vintage Box Inspiration by GDT Khushboo Gandhi

Heyloo guys! I'm so excited to be here! This is my first ever post for Rainbow Craftykari Blog and I'm extremely thankful to Maninder for this amazing opportunity.


For my Inspiration post this time around, I have a plain chipboard box that I altered and transformed into a completely elegant and floral keepsake box. We can find tons of posts on 'how to construct boxes and albums' all over the web, but it's equally important to focus on 'how to embellish' something. And so, for my post, I'll be highlighting certain features of 'how to decorate a box with a cohesive theme' + certain distress ink techniques to get a vintagey and bright look (for both the outside and the inside of the box). 


I had so much fun embellishing this box. It's so amazing that crafting is such a versatile art - we can create whatever we want, and decorate it the way we want to.













Brief Steps for 'How To Embellish A Box/Project':

1. First of all, decide what theme you'd like to go with - floral, vintage, fun, eccentric, classy, monochrome, etc. It could be any one, or a mix of a couple of themes together. For this box, I've chosen a Floral theme with a Vintage backdrop.

 

2. The trick (to be able to work well during your embellishing stage) is to gather all your supplies that resonate with your theme - floral/vintage pattern papers, flowers, box corners, metal embellishments, pearls, inks, fillers, etc.

 

3. Decide what pattern papers go well with each other, try and determine which design would go better for the top and the sides, the inside of the box and the outside. Contrasting your design papers and colour combinations is one of the strongest points in embellishing your project.

 

4. I went with an intricately designed paper for the top (since it's the first thing anyone notices) and I used simple designed pattern papers for everything else. 

 

5. I cut all the papers 1/4th inch less than the size of my box and went ahead and stuck everything in it's right place (leaving 1/8th space all over). The effect that you get when the background cardstock peeps through that 1/8th inch is absolutely enchanting!

 

6. I then added my metal box corners to the lid, some pearl trims, and loads of flowers on one end of the lid. I also added a clock embellie with some stickers, especially the one that said 'Traditions'.

 

7. For the front of the box, I added a 3d sticker on which you can write your name or a message. I also added some resin corners.

 

8. For the inside of the box, I contrasted it and kept it really simple (since the outside is so full of life and heavily decorated). 


Some Distress Ink Techniques to get you going on that beautiful Vintage look:

1. If you notice, all of my pattern papers on the outside of the box have an aged, brownish, vintagey look. To achieve that, I simply used an ink applicator with Tim Holtz' Distress Ink (Tea Dye) on my papers, moving it in different directions (circular, random, straight).

2. Since papers age/become yellowy/brownish in random places over the years, the idea is to replicate that look with random strokes of inks - so that our paper looks as naturally 'vintaged' as possible.

3. For the inside of the box, I used Picked Raspberry for the bottom and Peacock Feathers for the sides (keeping the contrasting colours in mind). I tried to create a vignette using these colours that I applied on all 4 corners of the paper in a circular motion.


Supplies used:

Tim Holtz Distress Inks

Kirby Teesdale Studio Paper Pack

Pearl Trims

Resin embellishments

Flowers

Metal box corners

Papericious clock sticker

3d stickers

Glue


You can find all the above mentioned supplies at the Rainbow Craftykari Store or you can pre-order them by sending an email at rainbowcraftykari@live.com

I hope I was able to inspire and motivate you enough to go try your hands on embellishing a project today. Don't forget to share your pictures!

Warm Regards
Khushboo Gandhi

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Here Comes The Surprise.....Revelation of DT Members Feb'2017

Hello Crafters,

Good Morning to you all.


Hope you all are doing fine. Today we are so much thrilled  to reveal Our DT's in our Teaching & Learning Program. They are well known in their fields and in craft Industry, Say hello to them

Here we go,

Our first DT is Nikkita Sethi


Over to you Nikkita, 

I am Nikkita Sethi from Kolkata, the city of joy. I am a fashion and accountancy graduate, now a full time craft designer.

Since school days Art and Craft have been my hobby, my passion. I am involved in this art form professionally since 2014. Nature and everyday moments are some things that really inspire my work and I am very particular about neatness and perfection.

Crafting gives me immense happiness, and using it to help people capture memories, convey love, wishes and blessings fills me with joy! :)

With Blooming Crafts, I aspire to bloom flowers of love, joy and well wishes into your world. In today's generation where birthday wishes are only a happy birthday on whatsapp, I come with an idea to change the outlook of greetings and help you gift the right gift in a personalised way of greeting cards, handcrafted gifts like frames, boxes and much more, made with love, so you can show your loved ones how much you care!

Hope you like my crafts, each made with utmost patience and attention to details. For sometimes, the gift can mean more than the occasion.
My fb link - https://www.facebook.com/bloomingcraftskolkata/

My few works,






Our second DT is Pavitra Chanchal



Hello! My name is Pavitra Chanchal . I live in New Delhi, India. I made my master's in Food and Nutrition and Nutritionist by profession. I am married and mother of 2 year old little one. Beside the little munchkin, crafting keeps me happy and busy.

My crafting journey started with scrapbooking and trying out different crafty things but one thing with that I fall in love is handmade realistic flowers, and now I am kind of addicted to create them. I currently design and teach paper crafting classes. I like to try out different techniques and create cards or projects with detailing.


I am super excited and honored to design for Rainbow Craftykari Team.


My few works,





And our final DT is Aditi Mahajan

Hello Creative People!!


My name is Aditi Mahajan and I am from Bangalore. I did Msc. in Clinical Psychology and Dip. in Special Education, has taken up arts and crafts since school days and also practiced art therapy when working with children with special needs. I've took up an art course from School of Visual Arts, New York.


Crafting, thus has been a part of daily activities mostly in the form of various altered projects, or making gifts. However, it was about a year ago I took my  hobby seriously and with my mother, I started 'Dots to Lines'. We make home decor and specialize in mixed media, decoupage and zentangling.

Our style of art and craft is a fusion of techniques and usage of vibrant colors. We aim to spread joy with our art.
My fb link - www.facebook.com/dots2lines

My few works -








A very warm welcome to all you in a team.

Our new team will going to inspire you and teach new things in coming days. The teaching and learning Program is going to Start from First week of March, Stay Tuned for more updates!!

Regards
Rainbow Craftykari Team.