New year and holiday cards


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Here are all the holiday cards I made at the end of 2016. To keep up with my latest projects and cards – instagram handle: zehra/rosebest

All of these cards were personalized using the Penned Alphabet set from Concord and 9th. Love this set. A truly worth buying set.

img_3205I used Altenew henna elements and colored with zig clean color pens. Gold embossed added sequins and ribbon.

img_3272Male cards are always a little hard for me, but this turned out well, a little lace is always good. MFT stamps and dies.


A simple shaker card with tons of sequins and MFT background die. also used viva pen for glitter.


This was a male card made easy by tons of Impression obsession dies and stickles, soft distress inks background.

img_3203Another male card with snowman-paperpieced and dies colored with distress inks.

img_3206This was made with a tim hotlz stencil and Altenew Lily stamp with Altenew inks.

img_3209Dry embossed the background and added rolled roses fro MFT-love to color them with distress inks. ribbon and pearls are great to give finishing touches.

img_3269I used a digital stamp from Make it Crafty and colored with copics. Added tons of white gel pen.

img_3202I won a few stamps in Instagram and these were so adorable I made a little scene. colored with distress markers. lots of stickles.


I used martha stewart punch for the wreath and a cute snowman stamp from my stash colored with gel pens. Stencl at the back is from MFT.

img_3288This is nothing but embossing with silver and gold ranger embossing powder.

img_3287First time I used Rub ons in the background. Santa is colored with copics.

img_3274Used inlay techniques with MFT ornaments die colored with zig pens. gems completed the card

img_3273Aren’t these penguins adorable. loved making hills and coloring with copics. Lots of stickles. This was a male card too.

img_3177Last a few lip balm holders. check the lip balms here-


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Cards done but not posted


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As I reflect on the new year, I noticed I have not kept up with my blog. I have made several cards but have only put them in instagram- my handle there is zehra/rosebest.

Here are some cards that are made with lots of different products, I will list them under each card.

img_3007I love altenew vintage roses, and they were made with Altenew inks. The sentiment and diecut is from Hero arts. Ribbon, sequins and stickles completed the card.






These has dry embossing in the background and then a flower from Heartfelt creations colored with distress inks. Sentiment form MFT stamps.


Oh! this was so fun to make, lots of stickles, MFT unicorn stamps and cloud die. Sequins completed the card.


A card to encourage. the stencil in the background are from Paper trey ink, the sentiment is from The tons stamp. The flower is an MFT die. I love sequins and lace.

Here is a fun painting my daughter made, I love it.


A card I made for a staff that lost a dear one. This was a 8.5 x7 card. the digital stamp is form The tiddly inks. Colored with copics. Sentiment from Hero arts


A card I made to celebrate a friend’s happiness.. Used hero arts stamps and some doodling.Colored with copics and lots of clear embossing, at least three layers.


another congratulations card for a baby shower. These are all MFT dies and Impression obsession dies.


Last here are some lip balm holders I made for an order. if you have not tried our lipbalms, check them out here

img_3277 be30c801-ddd4-4460-b912-b756174e6665these are fun sketch books made at my daughter’s bday party.

Thank you for visiting. My next post will have all the new year cards and holiday cards I made at the end of 2016.

A ton of cards


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Here are some cards I have made but did not post. I had made this for my niece, love the image and the ups daisy flowers. MFT dies.
img_2759This was for my son, the bold balloons are fun, MFT stamps and dies.
img_2643My daughter made this background, love it. MFT stamps and dies.img_2143 a fun card for our secretary. MFT stamps and dies.img_1934img_1935this was fun to make, the sunset and the scene. Sweet and sassy stamp and tim hotly stencil.img_1847A card for my sweet daughter. MFT stamps and dies.img_1844This was for my cousin who completed her PHD. Altenew stamps and inks. Love their inks. PTI die.img_2900Thanks for visiting and for your sweet comments.

Thanks for believing/ MFT Superstar card contest


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img_1930This is my second card for the MFT superstar design contest. I love flowers so i have used the MFT rolled daisies in this card. the tiny butterflies are from different MFT dies.  I embossed the sentiment and added it in.Pearls and Sequins completed the card.

Thank you/ MFT superstar contest


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img_1929This is a card entry for the MFT superstar card design contest. I used different MFT dies and stamps. the panel is from MFT blueprint, MFT mini roses, medium rolled rose and the large rolled rose. I colored them with MFT and distress inks. The butterfly is from the Flutter of solid butterflies and the sentiment is from an old MFT set. The rose leaves are my favorite to use. Do you see the small stamps on the printed paper, it is an old MFT stamp too. I think it gives a nice background to it. I added pearls, sequins, glossy accent and some stickles for the final touch.

Ombré ink background


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I made this using papertrey stamps, and stencils. I used the make it Monday technique. this was different, I have used stencils but this is the first time I colored and then used stencils. Next time I would use darker colors to add on top so it is more vibrant though I like this subtle look.


I started with inking spun sugar distress ink them altenew coral and ruby red, then yellows. Once done I used the three stencils, I like how they are separated so masking is not needed. Then I stamped the images and die cut the sentiment thrice. Added some pearls for the final touch.

I am adding this to Creative moments- anything goes, sentiment in front and Simon Says Stamp-leap in the unknown- new technique.

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Love around u


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I made this loosely based on MFT sketch 269 and moved it vertically. This was for a dear friend who had a loss.


It took me three tries to make this card background. I used zig pens to swipe the color and then blended with water, I added some more color that I did not blend, heat set it. Added the leaves with versa fine ink. the sentiment was embossed on black cut with postage stax(I use this stax a lot). added a rose from the previous pieces i did not like.   Initially i had made the sentiment piece with a blue flag stax but the sentiment did not emboss well and i had to let that go. I added matching leaves die to the rose in black and white. added the twine for the lower flag stax in the sketch. added some pearls fr pop.


imageI am adding this to Simon Says stamp- anything goes and word art wednesday– anything goes.

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MFTWSC267/ I am here


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I made this using the MFT sketch 267, instead of the fishtail I stamped a border in it’s spot.

imageI started with a panel from BP13, then watercolored the distress inks. i took a baby wipe and added a stencil, it is not much visible but is subtle in the background then stamped whimsical wishes on it with versa fine. Colored another panel and added the sentiment, border and flower from it. added rhinestones as a final touch.

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