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Mudra Craft Challenge #36 – Lit it up

by Gayatri Murali
mudra craft challenge - Diwali 2020 - lit it up

Hello everyone,

This is Gayatri from Handmadebyg3 and I am your challenge host for this month.

Festive season is on the horizon and Diwali is just around the corner. Hope you are all getting ready and excited to celebrate the festive season more so than ever this year. We need that cheer in our lives considering the current situation. In view of the festive season, this month’s challenge is themed accordingly. It is called Lit it Up!

mudra craft challenge - Diwali 2020 - lit it up

You can interpret the challenge theme however you like. You can stamp diyas or added diya diecut to interpret the theme literally. Or do a really bright colour project or add sparkle to your project either using glitter paper or glitter paste or sequins. Or make festive cards. Think outside the box. Interpret the theme however you like.  We love to see your take on the theme.

We have three design team members including me sharing our projects for the challenge. Hope they inspire you to participate in the challenge.

First up is team member Zalak Mandal

This is Zalak A Mandal, from thecardshopstudio . Today I have three cards to show you for the current Challenge #36 theme.

I have used only one stencil and a sentiment stamp set for these three cards. So let’s start,


Details are as follows:

  1. I have started with the stencil, placing over a watercolor CS and started dabbing versamark ink for heat embossing.
  2. Once the watercolor CS is covered with the ink, I gently remove the stencil and add gold embossing powder and heat it with a heat tool.
  3. Then I blend distress oxide of different colors to make it a little festive look and fuzzy cut the mandala stencil.
  4. I die-cut “Sparkle” word from glitter CS for one of the cards.
  5. I stamped the sentiment and completed the card with some coordinating jewels.

I am sharing few more pics,


I hope you are all set for this Diwali, and thank you for stopping by. I hope you have enjoyed my card. Do not forget to participate in our challenge #36.

Products used:

Next up the team member Monika Shukla

This is Monika from UROOCREATIONS.

I am here to share with you all some inspirations for the new month Challenge. DIY Candle Holders for our Diwali festival.

  1. Take some plastic bottle caps and a tin box lid.
  2. Paint the caps and the lid using Metallic Acrylic Paint – Chocolate and let them dry.
  3. Now place a chipboard piece from Mudra Chipzeb – Leaves #2, on the bottle cap and stick another bottle cap on the top of the chipboard piece. Both caps will be facing their back while sticking.
  4. Now add Mudra Décor Stones (Medium, Mini and Micro). Now our DIY Candle holders are ready. Do the same for others caps.
  5. For the tin lid add some juite twine to the lid, and then add the chipboard to finish.

I hope you will love these easy and quick DIY Candle Holders. Please do let me, what you feel about these pieces, in the comments below. Don’t forget to join our ongoing challenge.

Products Used:

And finally here is my project.

Lit it Up challenge card

  1. The background is made using the Indian Ornate stencil. I used Mudra inks to sponge over in rainbow of colours.
  2. I used Diwali die for the larger sentiment. The gold glitter paper for the word die and backer is sponged with yellow ink.
  3. The smaller sentiment is gold heat embossed on black cardstock.
  4. The focal image is the Diya Die. The backer panel is sponged with inks and from detail die is die cut using gold glitter cardstock.
  5. A few gold sequins randomly scattered around to finish off the card.

Lit it Up challenge card1 closeup


Lit it Up challenge card1 closeup1

Mudra Supplies:

Challenge Rules:

  • Use of Mudra products is must to qualify for the challenge and do mention in your projects clearly.
  • Add the challenge link & graphics in your blog post OR Share the blog post if your participating from other
  • Last date of submission is 11.55 pm IST,  31th october, 2020.
  • Please go through General Guidelines here. Any entrants not following the rules, will be disqualified and will not be eligible for the challenge.


  • 1 Merit based Winner and  2 Top picks will be selected.
  • Winner gets Rs.1000 worth Gift Card & Chance to be a Guest designer at Mudra Blog.
  • Top Pick gets Rs.500 worth Gift Card from Mudra!
  • All 3 will have a badge to flaunt on your Social Media.

Thank you for stopping by. We cannot wait to see your take on the challenge. Have a wonderful day!


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