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Finally ... I started it.. :)

Hi Friends...

I'm sure you  must be surprised to see the topic of this post... surprised as I am..
finally.. after much coaxing .. I finally decided to make a scrapbook album for myself :)
Actually.. I had been wanting to do this from a long long time.. Since April .. but I coudnt bring the right kind of thoughts I wanted in my Album.. but now I have...

I have always loved Vector shapes for anything and drawing them used to be biggest hobby in my College.. you might want to check my notebooks.. not a page corner without a drawing there was... Somehow When I came across the Lulupu's challenge for this month for making a layout.. I had to get started and finally I decided on making something handmade in my album..
So here's what I made with a Gel pen and then colored it off. Coloring is something I had not tried before in these kinds of drawings, but then I didn't wanted the usual black color to dominate like I had always kept my earlier drawings :)

This is the scrapbook page I created.
My Fav month for 2012 was the starting month of the Year.. January... for I got married on 15th Jan.. to someone who is soo special and is my life.... :)

Hence I wanted my album to be very special one too :)

 Here's a closeup of the Paisley design that I have made :) It's done first with a Black Gel pen and then more black was added around to make the design thicker. After that the colors were filled in.

Here's a complete view of the page that I made :)

Hope you all liked it... linking it to the Lulupu's challenge.


PS: If these posts inspire you to bring out the creative best in you, that would be the bestest thing that will happened to you, and I'll be flattered. But, kindly do respect the hard work and thoughts that goes into these works and please give a direct link to my work when you are inspired by mine. Thanks!!!

Love !


  1. For the first time I am hearing the word "Paisley design". Very beautiful layout. How long did it take to make that design ?

    1. Hey Gowri :)

      yeah, Paisley (also called Mango pattern) is pretty common, it's been in Indian tradition for long.. fabrics, mehendi designs.... :)
      Thanks for admiring.. well, I drew this kind of drawing almost after 6-7 years... it took me about 2 hours to make it off... I'm gonna practice more of this.. maybe the next time the time will be 1 hour..

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Pretty lovely creation.


  3. Wow now that is amazing!!! Can't believe you created the entire pattern yourself. You are super talented!
    Crafting Till The Crack of Dawn

  4. Who needs pattern papers when you have such artistic fingers?I am amazed at the paisley pattern you drew and colored.It is surreal.All the best and thanks for joining us at The Lulupu's current challenge


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