Workshop: Scrapbook Album “Story”

Saba Musharrif

Saba Musharrif

I am an avid "craft-er" who loves working with different mediums, and experimenting with new techniques.
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Hello Everyone!

As you all must already know, Artful Crafting is conducting 4 fun workshops, on the 7th and 8th of January 2017, at the WE Create Center Islamabad. Out of the 4, one workshop is called “Story”, because its all about making your own 8″ x 8″ hinge bound album, and that’s the one I am here to share with you today.

Who should take part?

Anyone who is interested in learning lots of techniques, and making albums, memory books, scrapbooks, cards, folios, nested pages, pockets etc. If you like making unique keepsakes, then this is for you. Continue reading

Artful Crafting Workshop Details and Registration

Saba Musharrif

Saba Musharrif

I am an avid "craft-er" who loves working with different mediums, and experimenting with new techniques.
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Artful Crafting Design Team will be conducting a series of Crafting Workshops at the WE Create Center in Islamabad on the 7th and 8th of January 2017 InShaAllah.
You can go through each of the class details below (by clicking on the images a high resolution bigger size image will open). Continue reading

DIY Eidi Pockets

Saba Musharrif

Saba Musharrif

I am an avid "craft-er" who loves working with different mediums, and experimenting with new techniques.
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Hello lovelies!

I can’t believe that we are more than half way through Ramadan already. The blessed month has truly flown by! As we approach Eid, I decided to share a tutorial on Eidi Pockets, as everyone one will be needing these ;).

Altenew Eid Greetings

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Technique Post: Just Paper

Jaihan Zulqarnain

Just another girl with a passion for paper crafting. I started it back in 2011 and there is not even a single day even now that I don't enjoy it.

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Hey there everyone!

Jaihan here today with a technique post using the mood board from Challenge 13.

I had a lot of printed cardstock left from my kit along with the amazing dotted basics from Artful Crafting and I wanted to make a birthday layout using them. My main aim was to make a layout with just paper- nothing fancy like flowers or inks. Just paper!

For many people including myself, the biggest question is how to start and end the layout. I learned it at Finnabair’s workshop as well as at Varah’s which always works perfectly i-e start off with the focal area.

For me it was my shaker square. Place the biggest elements around the focal area and as you move away from it, make your elements smaller. This creates a smooth transition from start to end. If you place too many big elements all over the page, your eyes won’t know where to focus. I hope this little tip helps you in your future layouts.

After adding my main elements, I ended up the top using smaller elements I had cut from the printed paper. For the bottom, I did the same.  I am going to add handwritten notes under the “Happy notes” section to make it more personalized.

You can enjoy the complete process video in the video below. You can see me figuring out how to go about it since it was not really planned before. However, it took me about half an hour to complete it. (Following the tip really helps)

You can buy all the Simple Stories Let’s Party Collection from Artful Crafting here, the background paper (black and white) is from MME; Shop here.

Until next time!

-J.

Guest Designer: Sathya

Saba Musharrif

Saba Musharrif

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A big hello to all beautiful creative people! We are super excited to have our Challenge 9 winner, Sathya Kala, on board as Guest Designer for our first ever mood board challenge.

So without any further delay, we introduce Sathya, who will walk us through the process of creating this awesome project.

Hi Crafty peeps, Am Sathya Kala from Paperie Expressions. Am an MSc., MPhil., Toxicologist who has a pulsating desire to pursue my Doctoral research Program. Meantime thought to explore this art world, as am much inclined towards it from my childhood. And this love drove me to this craftland and Blogland in 2011 and then there is no looking back. Pastel shades, Handmade blooms using diecuts are my forte and recently started to explore and love Mixed media techniques and watercolor too :)

Am so stoked to Guest Design today here at Artful Crafting on a Wonderful Moodboard with an Awesome theme. Thank you so much Saba and Entire Design team of Artful crafting, for this lovely opportunity to showcase my talent here.

Have come up with a Simple Mixed media Canvas with all highlighted ingredients of moodboard such as Laces, Roses, Spring, Feminine and Classy in accordance with the specified color scheme =)

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Technique Post: Layers Of Color

Saba Musharrif

Saba Musharrif

I am an avid "craft-er" who loves working with different mediums, and experimenting with new techniques.
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Already one week into challenge 10, we are excited to see what you are making.

Today I am sharing a simple technique for layering colors, and creating colorful backgrounds for your cards.

For details hop over to Sabas Craftland!

And if you are in the mood for some shopping, the sale is still on at Artful Crafting, so don’t miss out on all the craft goodness.

Have a great day,

xoxo.