Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Prima Design Team Audition 2015

Namaste Guys

Tibetan Buddhist mantra - Om Mane Padme Hum - Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus - meaning that you try to find the best within your self and work to always uncover it in your life - compassion, peace, living in the moment.

When I saw Prima Is my favorite brand in the whole wide world. The paper collections are so beautifully designed that it is easy to come up with ideas for projects. I love to create different and unique projects each time.

I have created three projects for the Prima Design Team Audition 2015. I have tried to Focus on my Strengths and showcase variety in terms of work, definition and skill.

Project No #1
Chic Handbag using Prima Bella Rouge

I love to draw inspiration from things around me and it brings me great joy to be able  to recreate objects and things especially if they are vintage. For this project I have created a handbag that is also a mini album. To complete the look of the handbag I have used actual bag handles and magnetic bag closure. Using metal embellishments to accent the bag. Te front and back cover have large pockets that have goodies in them.

Watch the Video Flip through of the whole project here, the video contains description as well.

I created a charm dangle with a lot of girly charms and hung them from one of the handles. The Bag handles have been attached with red velvet Ribbon and anchored with brads. The cover has been wrapped in Red satin fabric to give a look of sophistication. 

Project No #2

Paris Travel Junk Journal

I love to travel and I love creating Travel journals it is a passion that drives me to create something new each time for each of my trips.  I create a journal to take with me on my trip, I write in it, I add Polaroid photos, I save everything I get like tickets, bills and brochures and i glue then down and tuck into the pockets. 
Going to Paris is a life long dream!  Therefore the Paris inspired Paper collection " The Archivist " inspired me to create a Travel journal for when I do go to Paris.  It has 9 signatures and over 30 individual pages.  There are envelopes that I created from scratch incorporated into the journal for added real estate.  I have pages to write on or to draw as well.
The journal measures 9"x6" and 4 " wide spine, it is constructed with cardstock and chipboard. I loved using the vintage papers, the designs and color schemes are absolutely perfect.
I have designed the first signature to contain the itinerary and the tickets and other documents and details about the hotel and agent information etc. The next seven signatures are all similar each dedicated day wise for a week long trip. 


Project No # 3

Vintage Inspired Telescope

I have created a vintage inspired Telescope, with a retractable body.  Using the really amazing paper collection called " The Archivist". The entire project was created from scratch using kitchen paper roll tubes. 
The telescope when closed is 12" and when expanded its 22" . I wanted to mimic the retracting motion of the telescope tubes. I used the pattern paper to accent the telescope. Loved creating this project, I was tinkering with this idea for a while, to see it in actuality. 
This was fun project to put together the trick was to find a couple of tubes that fit 

I hope you enjoyed my creations and I hope you will visit again.
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Ashmita Roy

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  1. You have a wonderful gift for creating and I love seeing each of your projects-Terri

  2. What gorgeous projects - each and everyone! Good luck!

  3. Absolutely Lovely. I want to try this, but so new to mini albumn
    and journals. Maybe one day I hope to be so accomplished as this. Thank you so much for sharing. Enjoyed