Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Diwali Card


This is the first time I've made a card for the Hindu festival of light, Diwali. It's for a work colleague. As it's not my culture, I had to do a bit of research into what would be appropriate - not the best occasion to try anything too cutting edge, I felt! I was lucky enough to find this blog by Chaitali who has created Diwali electronic cutting files and shared them freely.

I cut the lamp with Coredinations cs and embossed and sanded the base. I added glitter to the flame. a scalloped circle, lilac pearls and some paisley patterned paper printed from a Docrafts CD.

I'd like to enter:
Crafty Cardmakers Monochromatic Purple
Die Cuttin Divas Anything Goes
Twisted Tuesday Free for all
Dynamic Duos Wisteria and plum

8 comments:

  1. This is beautiful. I really like the paisley paper.

    Such a pretty creation, thanks for sharing it with us

    Lin
    Crafty Cardmakers

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  2. Very pretty card; Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

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  3. Beautiful card-the colours and images look very peaceful

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. Love the monochromatic color scheme on this!

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  5. Great job! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.

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  6. You have made a great card for quite a difficult topic. Love those shades of purple. Michelle x

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  7. Great monotone palatte! Very nice card! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

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  8. Pretty...thanks for playing along with us at DCD!

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