Origami – Nautilus Shell

This week in Project ArSa we have resorted to origami. Obviously SanB is enjoying it. It is a repeat project for me but happy to include it here as an entry for Project ArSa. Hop over to Apratim to check out my BFF’s version too.

Papercut Bookmark with infills

Hi all, This week on Project ArSa we decided to try our hands at in filled paper cut. This is papercutting with one step further wherein the design is completely or partially backed with colour papers to fill the cut spaces thereby adding more effect. I have longed to try this method but was hesitant…

Origami – Kusudama Flower

Hi all, This week in Project ArSa, we decided to keep it simple with a very simple origami Kusudama flower. My BFF SanB is a beginner with origami thus we went with a simple design. There are plenty of tutorials on Youtube for this model so we found a clear one very soon. I used…

Michael Jackson Papercut

Hi all, This week in Project ArSa, I am back with a throwback project of mine. The silhouette paper cut of Michael Jackson. I have wanted to do a silhouette paper cut for a long time and was looking for the best pose. I finalized on this MJ pose. The first major step involved in…

Butterfly Paper Embroidery – Project ArSa

This week in Project ArSa we decided to go for a paper embroidery project. We selected this cute little butterfly design for it and set on to work. It was fun to get back in touch with the various types of stitching techniques. I loved doing embroidery while growing up but time passed and I…

Quilled Hearts Mosaic – Project ArSa

This is a simple mosaic project and this week’s contribution to Project ArSa. I have used three different quilling techniques for each of the hearts and have gone funky with the colours. A collage of the work in progress. The Final Mosaic. Hop over to Apratim and check out my BFF’s version.

Elephant Half-tone Papercut – Project ArSa

This week we decided to do a half-tone papercut for Project ArSa. Half-tone papercuts are a very unique style of paper cutting where an image is processed to render a half-tone effect and then cutting off the eliminated parts. It is a very tedious style too. Our main aim being to keep it simple, we…

Project ArSa – Kuwait Skyline Paper cut

This week its my turn to design and my BFF wanted to try the Kuwait Skyline paper cut that i had made from scratch some time ago. I have previously written a detailed post regarding this. Adding this project here again as part of Project ArSa. Click here to check out SanB’s version 🙂

Valentine Hearts – Papercut

When SanB (my BFF) designed this amazing hearts paper cut I sooooo loved it that i offered to do the test cut for her. For newbies, test cut is after you design a paper cut, you do a test cut before going for the final cut so as to locate any unconnected islands in your design….

Origami – Nautilus Shell

Often I get this urge to craft and when it starts, i HAVE to craft something. I have always wondered whether its just me or does this happen to other crafters too? So what do I do when I have the urge to craft but don’t have enough time to start an elaborate project? Well, I…

Personalized Quilled Frame

Time for a Throwback Thursday post and a long one at it. Today, I am posting about the quilled frame that I had made as a farewell gift for this lovely couple, whom we had know through tides high and low. They were going to retire and settle down in India so when the question…

Kuwait Skyline Paper cut Card

I have always been fascinated by skylines. And later by skyline paper cuts. So i had been visualizing the Kuwait skyline to make a paper cut. Why Kuwait City? Firstly, because its the city i live in but secondly, and mainly because i didn’t come across even a single paper cut related to Kuwait Skyline. So…