Saturday 7 December 2013

Lulupu Challenge #22 Cook it up and a blog hop!

a big big welcome to all those who are hopping with us at LULUPU

We are so excited to see what the next year brings. So what better way than some fun challenge and blog hopping?

Welcome to the Lulupu Recipe Blog Hop 2013. 

We will be hopping from-  December  1st  from 9:30 am IST to 
December 20th until 12:00 am IST.

This month we have only one simple challenge for you but 3 awesome chances to win! Hows that!
This month’s challenge is

Challenge #22 – Cook It Up!

Pick minimum 3 Ingredients from below and create a new Recipe! You can work with all 5 too!

1. Image (digital or stamped)
2. Pattern Papers
3. Die cuts or Punches
4. Mists/Sprays
5. Embellishments

This time we will have 3 categories -
2. Layouts and 
3. Everything Else (Altered items, mixed media, canvas etc)

Challenge Guidelines - 
1. You can enter maximum 3 Entries Per Category
2. You must clearly mention the recipe used and about the final project
3. If you are picked as a winner in one Category you cannot be picked a winner in another category.
4. You have until 31st Dec 2013 to participate.

Please click here to see the complete guidelines

Not only will we be sharing some AMAZING projects, but there will be loads of prizes too to be won! 

Prize for Category 1- Cards

Prize for category 2 - Layouts

Prize for Category 3 - Everything Else

And thats not all!!

Now time for some details on the Blog Hop ! 

 How to join the blog hop?
1.     Be a Lulupu blog Follower
2.     Like our Facebook Page
3.     Add the Blog hop Badge on right/left side top of your blog and link it back to this post. 

4.     Blog about you joining the blog hop either as a separate post or in your participating post.
5.     Please make sure you leave a comment on each designer’s blog and we ask that you leave a comment here as well to be in the running for the prize. The last stop on the hop will be back here at the Lulupu blog. Please leave your last comment here on this post as well, letting us know your thoughts on the fabulous projects presented by our talented designers. 
            6. We will be hopping from today-  
December  1st  from 9:30 am IST to  December 20th until  12:00 am IST.
            7. There is a major twist to this blog hop -  the participating blogs will post their BLOG HOP post any time between 1st and 20th December. So you will need to keep an eye on the following list through out !

Here are the participating blogs

I sure hope you have fun hopping along with all of our super talented design team members and some guest designers who have graciously agreed to donate their time and talent to our blog hop.

To make things a lot more fun we will choose TWO lucky winners who leave a comment on all of the blogs. Have fun hopping along!

Here is what a random winner will win in case you have successfully completed the hop and followed all the rules.

Now that we've gotten these details out of the way, lets see what I cooked up! I've used all 5 ingredients! 

Its a journal cover that i altered! I've recently discovered that altering things is so so much fun! endless possibilities to convert a boring product into something new and exciting!!

I love love love the sentiment. One needs to enjoy life to the fullest every single day. We never know what tomorrow will bring! :) 

The feathers are die cuts, that have been misted with Lindy's and then embossed with enamel :) Have also used the wooden clothespins and bottlecaps new at lulupu! 

The butterfly is a punch out that I've glittered with my martha stewart glitter. Isnt it just yummmmmm??!?!?

All the other details are stamps that are heat embossed, coloured and fussy cut!

I've used my K & company tags to stamp the sentiment onto :) 

Thanks for stopping by! :)

Your next stop is - Hussena

Remember her hop may go live anytime between now and dec 20th! so keep checking!!


Pratiksha :)


  1. Pratiksha, this is so beautiful !! love the sentiment and all other lovely details. love the enamel embossed feathers !1

  2. Hi Prathiksha!

    Your altered journal cover project is simply beautiful. You've shared all the details and that was very useful :) The butterfly looks pretty and the dress too. I enjoy this blog hop :), It has given a chance to know all you DT's well.

    1. Thank you so much Sarah! Glad to have u hopping! :)

  3. Beautiful work Pratiksha! Loved how you used all 5 ingredients and that shimmer on the butterfly is gorgeous! Every element is lovely! :)

  4. I am hopping with you ..............

  5. Wow thats a nice piece of art...

  6. This is so gorgeous!! the colours are so soothing to the eyes... thanks for sharing:)

  7. soo the sentiment and the glitter butterfly..all the heat embossed fuzzy cuts are cute :)

  8. Pratiksha - you have done it beautiful, each item & every item are lovely in its own way, the feathers, butterflies, the dress cut & etc .

    1. Thank you for the kind words shylashree! :)

  9. Soooo Beautiful...Love the sentiment....

  10. wow!! Your project is such a delight to watch. Love the soft colours and ofcourse the sentiment. The glittery butterfly looks gorgeous. :)

  11. Wow...beautiful creation...u coordinated all the elements so well together...liked the thoughts...!!

  12. look at those butterflies...i loved glittery blue one..:) n d effect on d feather...and not to forget that cute little red dress...somebdy fit me ths dress :)

  13. Beautiful cover...n i agree with u that altering stuff is exciting!

  14. OMG its so pretty the colours and so eye appealing..also the glitter surely makes everything so what u have done..Pls gift it to me!!or make something similar for my b'day!!!!

  15. wow pratiksha lovely.. Must say I have really adorned ur work..
    I always love embellishments and I loved the way they are carrying it on ur work.. simply loved the biggy butterfly and the cute lil bow and so the feather.. lovelyy

  16. Very Pretty Pratiksha... Love the feathers, colours & the sentimet :)

  17. Very pretty!!! Love each element added here :)

  18. Very pretty !! Love all the details and elements added . The feather looks just awesome and above all its so so glittery and shimmery

  19. Your glittery butterfly is so cool and the feather looks fabulous with the splatter of color.
    Just discovered I was not following you! Ooops! Have remedied it !

  20. Wow....altering is fun, but way to difficult - coz after a point it gets messy. But the Journal cover looks really pretty. Loved the glitter on the bottle cap and the butterfly. The cute little dress is also nice.
    loved it completely.

  21. Pratiksha..beautiful creation.loved the way you have done the journal. Also, the colors are so-soothing. Loved the bling too.

    I have hopped on from the Lulupu blog hop!!


  22. Hey....didn't knew that u r also blogging and u r dt at Lulupu...i saw ur lovely creations on fb.. Sorry i m not into so much of blogging. Lulupu's blog has has tempted me with their yummy goodies and luckily found u here. Now i m ur new follower too .Your glittery shimmery journal is fabulous....loved all d elements used.

  23. Beautiful work!!! loved the glittered butterfly n the sentiment.. :)

  24. This is gorgeous Pratiksha... Love the subtle colors..... Love the way you have embellished them...


  25. love the shabby chicness of your project!!!The shimmer is stunning!!

  26. beautiful elements all the way, and full of glittery details... love ue cute lil details

  27. Gorgeous creation...soo inspiring and love the glitters used.. makes the project so lively !!!! Beautiful =)

  28. Hey pratiksha :)... lowed ur creation .. the shimmer on the butterfly is simply stunning ..
    .. good to have hopped on to ur blog :)

  29. hey pratiksha... I hv always wanted to alter my journal, bt never tried as I always feel, I cant.. bt seeing ur inspiration i think i can soon.. Thank u for sharing such an awesome work

  30. Your work is always so amazing... So no surprises with this one either :) a fab job!!

  31. Lovely alteration Pratiksha!! I love the glittery, snowy feel to the project. Perfect reminder of the holiday season!!

  32. Gorgeous work there!! loved the feathers, butterfly, sentiments... everything.. so happy to have found you through the hop

  33. Love the colors & details especially the bottle cap with glitter.

  34. The colour combination is really soft and the stamping on the tag that has the sentiment is gorgeous!

  35. Loved all the objects you have placed on the card :) so creative

  36. Brilliant quote, Pratiksha! and like all the embellishments :)