Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Guest DT for August - Poja Parate


For this month we have a special post by the winner of our last challenge! Welcome Pooja Parate! She has some lovely ideas on "making your own establishment" which finally comes out as a home décor project and is absolutely stunning! Thank you Pooja for inspiring us all with this special post!

Over to Pooja :)


Hi everyone I’m Pooja from “Lightbox Creative Ideas”. I am a teacher by profession and I love crafting. I started blogging 2 years ago and soon after that I caught the craze of making handmade cards .I love doing handmade embellishments and that’s the reason I decided to put up a tiny store called “Lightbox Creative Store” for all things handmade specially embellishments for crafters. I spend a lot of my free time making cards and filling up orders for handmade flowers. Its has been really a great journey for me since I met so many lovely ladies from the indie craft world and learnt so many things. I hope this journey continues like this. Last but not the least I want to thank the Lulu Poohs to give me the opportunity to become a Guest designer; it’s a great moment that I will cherish always. God bless.

Hi all, Its Pooja this time posting as a Guest designer for Lulupu.
I was super thrilled with the opportunity and since it was about “Making your own embellishments”
I couldn’t wait ! While I was thinking of making something unique this time ,
I just happened to have a look at my scrap basket.
And I decided all that scrap needs to be used !!
With that thought I just made some 3” X 3“ Square embellishments
That can be used as stickers to adorn any project.
I up cycled the insides of an old canvas instead, that I had sitting on my wall for ages!
Here is what I made

I painted the borders in white and stuck my square embellishments inside.
Making these embellishments was great fun
Its really up to u how u choose to put it together .
First up I gathered all my scrap papers, checked the ones that gave me a 3X3 square
The papers I have used here are from echo park, dear lizzy and authentique .





Nice aren’t they ? I then gathered all of my supplies


Some die cuts, some old tags, left out flowers, buttons, sentiments, stickers, glue etc.
If you are like me then, u also keep a stack of die cuts that u must have previously cut for a project and decided not to use but in this project those came in handy.
Next I just went on filling the squares with the things I had J and that’s about it !
Finally all the square embellishments looked something like this


And then I assembled everything on the inside of an old canvas frame!
Here is the final look


Hope u all enjoyed my post as much as I loved doing it! Hope to see some exiting and fun entries now!
Cheers !
-   Pooh 

5 comments:

  1. Nice idea Pooja....I love the way you used those papers and punches and dies to create this wall decoration.Thanks for sharing and for the inspiration

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  2. Wow !! How innovative. Great work.

    http://jyoticraftwork.blogspot.in/

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  3. Wow your frame looks gorgeous!!! i really liked the idea so much...all those beautiful squares look so lovely in the frame....i absolutely love this!!

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  4. This is such a colorful project...I love it! :)

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  5. lovely one pooja.

    http://adhiraacreations.blogspot.in

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