Friday, April 15, 2011

Itty-bitty Caterpillar Ride

Hello people,

I know I said I'd be absent for a while... but hey, a girl can craft when she is in a super duper mood ;-) And when there is a delicious challenge on 'for the first time ever' at the Indian Craft Room blog, who would want to miss it?

The challenge combines a color palette PLUS our interpretation of I-C-R! Here is the palette:



And here is my take: Itty-bitty Caterpillar Ride mini for a very close friend's son who loves caterpillars (and that was the starting point of course):


Well, the inside pages don't really go with the color challenge but keeping my fingers crossed that this quick (yep, 3 hours or so :) - quite obvious from the tons of stickers) mini is accepted! Let me run you through the pages:

I had to rely on the leftover Printasticks and alpha stickers I had :( {NOTE to self --- if I want to create albums I must order some alpha dies!!}


Tried a baragello technique here (inspiration from SCS of course!):


Again, foam alphas from local stationers... buttons were Aaryan's idea:



Ok, the sticker is girly.. sorry... hoping the 1 year old boy won't notice :-p


A little note card on the left to write a personalized message:


The blank pages are for pics... I'll need to see if I have any to print and stick or I'll leave it to her to journal...

Did I mention that the papers are mostly DCWV (Nana's Nursery and Mat Stack) and Hobby Ideas (last blue dots page). Corrugated sheets are from the local craft/stationery store.

Hope you liked it! 


I am not done yet... Tejal has some yummy bling candy up for grabs! :)  Why don't you go to the talented lady's blog and check out the rules :) to win this gorgeous candy:


24 comments:

  1. This is so fabulous!! 3 hours!! you've got to be kidding me!! this is really really cute!! I loved it soo soo much!!!
    Though ICR doesn't match, but its cuteness made me ignore it!!

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  2. I totally agree with Tejal.... it is fab as far as the creation is concerned & to make it apt we will come up with some ICR credentials.....What say? Kudos to you for that amzingly adorable quickie..... :D


    Ash....
    (http://hastkala-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  3. fab start to a fab challenge!!! Smita, u have completely nailed it... when it comes to challenges, u r the undisputed queen!!!

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  4. wow!.. such fun album!.. love the caterpillar idea!.. :D

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  5. wow... fab work.. loved the caterpillar look and also loved the teddy :)

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  6. Love your take on the ICR.. such a fab job.. love how the uneven tab makes such a lovely colourful caterpillar :D

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  7. This is soooooo cute and absolutely brilliant too! First the train n now the caterpillar!

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  8. wowers !!you are the queen of these mini little albums it seems !!

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  9. What a sweet mini album, Smita! I love how you used the colours for the caterpillar body as tabs to turn the pages!

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  10. What a brilliant mini! And so cute for a one-year old! :) Super stuff!

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  11. Happy St Georges Day and Happy easter, have a fab weekend with this weather

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  12. Dearest Smita!!!

    Can u add me n FB?
    Cause I cannot:((

    will skype soon packing to go to Suriname!!!!
    Nice job here:)) Love your work !

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  13. hi smita congrats on ur win in icr1 challenge ur album is superb.

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  14. WOW!!! love this! great job girl.

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  15. hi, I have launched some blog candy in aid of charity, would appreciate any shout outs, please
    http://worldofsarpreet.blogspot.com/2011/05/my-blog-candy-in-aid-of-cancer-research.html

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  16. OMG, Smita! This is sooo adorable! Love the little caterpillar and bright colors. Just a super little book! xxD

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  17. Your book is adorable. I know a one year old will like it too.

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  18. ohhh the caterpillar s so cute smitha...


    i have a started a blog
    http://vcraft.blogspot.com/
    included ur blog link in my sidebar
    pls do have a look at my blog..

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  19. What a creative idea. Becoming your follower

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  20. please iska tutorial post kro na....its really cute :)

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