Saturday, May 16, 2015


Hello friends, Welcome to my blog!! Last week when I was organizing my craft studio I found my old ipad case. I don't want to throw it away so up-cycled it into a mixed media project ( my latest craze !!)

This is my DT post for CSCC # 14  - Mixed media work. The theme is to create mixed media work inspired by the below picture. Click here to know more about this month's challenge .

This is how my old IPAD case looked like....

And this is how I transformed it....

I covered the case with DCWV pattern paper and sewed the white lace to it. This is the first time am using my sewing machine  for scrapbooking. I applied a coat of gesso . The next step is to work on the background.  For that I have used plaid stencil pack and liquitex modeling paste and created random textures.I decided that my project should be centered around two colours - Red and gold. So I  applied golden pearl paint upon the raised portions of the textures. Next I randomly sprayed red color shine  and did stamping  using black acrylics.

The Eiffel tower is a chipboard painted with a mixture of antique gold and black colour.

The flowers are handmade using punches. I used pearls and golden beads as embellishments. The sentiment is hand-painted using white acrylic paint. 

For the inside of the case I have used pattern paper from recollection floral collections. I have made small pockets using brown cardstock for storing some of my important documents like credit cards, license, insurance details , travel pass etc that I usually forget when I go out. I also have pockets to store some cash and my shopping lists. My case also holds a handy notepad and a pen . Now I need not worry, whether I took all my documents. I just need to slide this case inside my handbag and am all set to go.

This case can also be altered as a travel jewellery pouch/make up pouch that can store eye pencils, chains, bindhi packets and some bands. Hope this gives you a little inspiration . Hop on to the CSCC blog for more inspiration.

Submitting to the following competitions:

Altered eclectics- " Altered an ipad case"
Try it on Tuesdays - " Sewing and buttons" - I have  sewed the white lace to the pattern paper.
Country view challenges - I have created a scene - Spring in Paris...
Beyond grey challenges - " Make your own embellishments" - All the flower embellishments are handmade.


  1. A fabulous project is this!
    Thank you for joining Try It On Tuesday!

  2. Great alteration with beautiful additions

    Thank you for joining in at Try it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie xx

  3. Great idea and very beautiful altered case. Love it. Thank you for sharing with us at TioT.

  4. Such a stunning transformation! A brilliant idea! So glad you joined us for Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

  5. What a is gorgeous. Such a good idea, I'll be looking to recycle my case in the near future.
    Thank you for joining in with our challenge over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit..x

  6. Beautiful, thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday, Valerie

  7. That's a very creative way to use caese :) love the project Ramya :)

  8. What a lovely make Ramya! Thank you for linking to Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month!

  9. Wow, such a stunning project! Love it! Such a great colour choice too! Thanks so much for adding it to our challenge at Mixed Media Monthly!

  10. Love all things Paris! This is so lovely and unique! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month! ~Nanette, DT~

  11. Fabulous work! Beautifully embellished. Love all the handmade flowers.
    Thanks for playing along with us at BGC :)

  12. Beautiful! Love the colors and background! Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  13. Gorgeous upcycled iPad cover!! Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

  14. Wow! Amazing transformation! I like what you did with this IPad case!
    Thank you for playing along at BGC!

  15. Lovely project
    Thank you for playing along at BGC!


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