Blog Anniversary Celebration Event -2 | Challenge-- Friendship Cards

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Hey Friends !!

Welcome to the second event of my month-long Blog anniversary celebrations. For those who are new, I'm happy to share that my blog completed three years this month as well as it has reached the 100-follower mark. So, I'm celebrating this occasion by hosting a giveaway and a few contests and challenges.

I announced my first blog celebration event-Blog Giveaway a couple of days ago. You can read the post and participate HERE.

Blogging and crafting community is extremely warm and helpful. My blogging journey has introduced me to some of the most supportive and helpful folks, who have generously offered their guidance whenever I needed or asked. So, this event is about celebrating the kindness and friendship that we all have been giving and receiving in this crafting community.

   Today I'm announcing a challenge and the theme for this challenge is 'Friendship'.




Rules for this Challenge :-

1. Make a friendship-themed card, the style could be anything-CAS, shabby chic, vintage, etc., whichever style you are comfortable with,  but remember, cards only please.

2. Tell us in your blog post , what is that card making technique that you really wish to try or is on your crafty 'to-do' list since long, could be anything, like- Water colouring, quilling, some stamping technique, a new background technique, a particular fold, just about anything you always wanted to do or wish to get better at. Challenge yourself to do it now and show it on your card here.

3. Only one entry per person please. You can link your card to any number of other challenges as well.

4. Please link to that particular card post, and not to the entire blog or gallery.

 5. Please display the challenge image in your blog post and provide a link back to my challenge in your post so that your readers can find the challenge and play along too.

 6. Only the cards made on or after 3rd of August(challenge announcement date) are allowed.

7.   Link up your cards to the linky tool below before 31st August 2016, 11:55 P.M. IST.

General Rules for participation :-

1. Follow my blog.
2. 'Like' my Facebook page - HERE(skip if you do not have a facebook account)
3. Follow me on my instagram account -HERE (skip if you do not have an instagram account)
4. Share the challenge announcement image on your Facebook timelines, keeping the settings as'public'.

Note:-
1. If you do not have a blog, you can email me your entries on jasleen.sam@gmail.com
2. This challenge is open to the card makers from all across the globe.


The Prize :-

Amongst the entires linked below as well as received through email, I'll be choosing one winner RANDOMLY .

And the prize for this challenge has been sponsored by a very popular hub for the online craft classes- Craftsy (Website-- www.craftsy.com)

A Little about Craftsy :-

Craftsy was founded in the spring of 2010 by four tech guys who wanted to create a new high-quality approach to online learning, and it launched in May of 2011. Our founders hoped to create a convenient education platform that captured the magic of a live classroom, including interaction with an expert instructor and fellow students.
Craftsy offers a whole lot of classes in paper crafts including card-making, mixed media, quilting, sewing, art, photography, baking, cooking and many more categories, from the best instructors across the globe. The classes provide access to easy-to-follow HD video lessons on computer or mobile phones, anytime, anywhere, forever.



The winner of the challenge will be offered a gift coupon using which she can choose any Craftsy class of her choice from the wide array of categories. :) Isn't that amazing?  
Check out all the classes Craftsy offers HERE.
Thank you so much Craftsy, for your generous sponsorship and such a valuable prize. 



Here's what I have made to inspire you to play along :-



Friendship Day Card using Mudra Stamp-Dainty Blooms

The floral stamp set is from Mudra-Dainty Blooms and I love how delicate it looks. It's one of my favorite stamp sets from Mudra. I water coloured those images (a technique that's a challenge for me and I so wish to get better at ) with the help of Faber Castell colour pencils. That patterned paper peeking out is from Lawn Fawn-Polka Dots.

I'm linking this card to CASology Challenge#209, where the cue word this week is 'Watercolour'. 



Also linking this card to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge- Fabulous Florals.


Now, it's your turn to share your friendship-themed cards. Can't wait to see what you come up with.

33 comments:

  1. Wow Jasleen! Love this friendship card with Dainty blooms with so much depth in your coloring work, stunning!

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  2. Such a beautiful card Jasleen ! Loved the colors warm n encouraging just like friendship :)

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  3. Such a beautiful card Jasleen ! Loved the colors warm n encouraging just like friendship :)

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  4. Wowww that card is soooo pretty! Love your coloring Jasleen! And would love to participate :) Thanks for the challenge :)

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  5. beautifully colored Jasleen and a lovely theme for the challenge as well !!

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  6. Such a pretty card, Jasleen! Your coloring is so amazing! Love it :)

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  7. Such a gorgeous card Jasleen..LOve iT !!

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  8. Stunningly beautiful creation jasleen !

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  9. WOW your cards is super awesome...always love your CAS creations and Jasleen could you please email me your postal address at soniasv@rediffmail.com

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  10. Jasleen, I'm so thrilled for you and everything you have achieved over last 3 years! This card is stunning - those delicate blooms are genuinely a work of art, and look so pretty on the tilted panel. I very much hope to join in the fun for your milestone anniversary. I don't think there could be a better theme for this Challenge! Congratulations!

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  11. What a lovely card.I love the coloring.Would love to participate in the challenge.

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  12. Very pretty watercoloured flowers Jasleen. Congratulations on your 3 year blogaversary! Thank you so much for sharing with us at CASology this week!

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  14. Thank you so much ladies, for your kind words. It means a lot.

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  15. Gorgeous card Jasleen. The coloring is amazing! Love the pretty flowers. The half pearls look perfect.

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  16. Simply CAS and gorgeous! Love it, Jasleen! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Fabulous Florals” Challenge! Fabulous colors and design. Well done!

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  17. Oh man!! This card is so gorgeous and very beautifully color Jasleen! So glad to know that Craftsy is sponsoring! :D
    Suchi xx

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  18. Awesome card Jas.! Luvinn it to the core <3

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  19. Loved the colours and the simplicity of the card:)

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  20. Love this card! Will definitely participate for this challenge, I love the theme to make something that we wish to make, a new technique to try! Will come up with something :)

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  21. Your coloring on those sweet flowers is stunning and I love the yellow stripes peeking out! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  22. Lovely card, Jasleen!
    Would love to participate in this challenge!
    Thanks for this chance :)

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  23. Gorgeous, beautiful card, the flowers are fab and love the yellow stripe.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  24. Beautiful card Jasleen...Love to participate...

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  25. Such a beautiful card and brilliant coloring Jasleen !!! Would definitely love to play in this challenge !!

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  26. Your card is so pretty, I am in an awe at the coloring, so pretty Jasleen.

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  27. I just noticed that only one entry is allowed, so deleted my other entry :) And updated my blog with the challenge pic!

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  28. interesting and will surely participate jas

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  29. lovely card Jasleen... i think ur water colouring is amazing

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  30. Congrats Jasleen and thank you for this giveaway and this event. I would love to participate in this. Your card is beautiful and very vibrant. The use of yellow pattern adds the extra something to this card. Very nicely done.

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  31. Pretty..pretty...pretty..love the coloring and the CAS look...
    Love
    Richa

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  32. That’s just wonderful! Congratulations on your blog anniversary dear. Well, I have a desire to visit NY and want to attend cultural events at local NYC venues. I wonder if you can share your experience with us here!

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