October 20, 2014

Diwali Blog Hop 2014

Hello dear friends,
Welcome to Diwali Bloghop 2014. This is the second year I am participating in the Diwali Blog Hop organised by Chaitali Narla
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Diwali is the festival of lights celebrated in India. The festival celebrates the victory of good over evil by lighting up lots of lights on the darkest night. The mythology of Diwali varies from region to region in India. But essentially we all celebrate the victory of good.
Anyway, you should have come from Chaitali’s blog. But if this is your first visit, then don’t worry I will give you a list of participant of this hop later in the post.
Here is my card for Diwali
Celebrate 1
I have combined a few different stamp sets and dies to create my card for Diwali. I recreated a diya (an oil lamp) using the paisley dies from Reverse Confetti. The stamp sets are from Wplus9. Embellished using gold sequins from Pretty Pink Posh as well as the scallop die. The sentiment die is from MFT. I made a few more to send out to the girls.
Celebrate flat
For past two weekend, we have been inviting guest home as part of Diwali celebrations, going to Diwali fairs and community celebrations. So much fun and food. This Thursday is the actual Diwali day. It is going to be awesome with feast, new Indian Clothes, sharing sweets and wishes. I miss the celebrations at home, lighting up firecrackers, meeting family and friends. The atmosphere is so different. Nevertheless, we will still celebrate as much as we can here 🙂
You next stop is to the gorgeous and so talented Mayuri.
Here is the full blog hop list.
Chaitali 
Gayatri (this is me!)
Mayuri
Smriti
Deepti
Indira
Piali
Sindhu
Isha
Tasnim
Shilpa 
Happy Diwali everybody!
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Comments

  1. Gorgeous!!!

  2. Amazing…this is a lovely celebration. Thanks for including the rest of us in it. Your card is going to make a lot of recipients very happy. It's simply gorgeous.

  3. Fabulous card set Gayatri!!

  4. Gorgeous Diwali creation, I love this design of Diya with beautiful color combo!!!
    Happy Diwali!

  5. Beautiful card, Love your diya design and orange hues!!

  6. Great card!! Fingers crossed one of those is headed to Seattle 🙂

  7. these are beautiful!!

  8. Beautiful.

  9. This is gorgeous, I love the way u made the diya 🙂 Wish you have a happy and prosperous Diwali 🙂

  10. Such a beautiful card set Gayatri! Bold, bright and oh so cheery!

  11. Nice set of cards Gayatri. Happy Diwali to you and your family.

  12. These are beyond beautiful, Gayatri! Have a wonderful Diwali

  13. Happy diwali dear

    Have loads of fun

    Hugs
    Jovita
    http://creativita-jovi.blogspot.in/2014/10/sospeso-led-light-holder.html

  14. Gorgeous card Gayatri! Love how you stretched your dies to make that beautiful diya! Totally in Love!

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