It’s challenge time again! Our Design Team is back this month with lots of inspiration for this month’s challenge … Are you ready?
All that Glitters – Glitter can add lots of fun to our stamped or die cut creations. For our challenge this month add Silk Microfine Glitter in some way to your card, scrapbook layout, etc. Use glitter directly on your stamped images, include it on the background, or add it to your scene. Warm or cool, subtle or bold, let’s have some glittery fun.
In case you haven’t heard the news from last month, Elizabeth Craft Designs released brand new glitter colors in 3 new Glitter Pallettes! Each Glitter Palette includes five 1/2 oz jars of file new ECD Exclusive Colors. Earth – Copper Bronze, Moonbeam, Rich Red, Ice Teal and Vintage Teal; Beach – Pebble Blue, Silver Sand, Sand Dunes, Ocean Blue and Midnight Blue; Bloom – Rose Red, Petal Pink, Lilac, Periwinkle and Crystal Clear.
There are many different ways that you can incorporate Silk Microfine Glitter into your projects. If you are interested in learning more ideas check out our Technique Friday with Els Silk Microfine Glitter Tutorials here. Kelly Booth also has an interesting technique using Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter which you can find on this Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog Post.
For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to 3 winners.
To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below or on the Designer Challenge post on our Facebook page and answer this question: Which of the new Silk Microfine Glitter Palettes is your favorite, Earth, Beach or Bloom?
We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.
The winners will be announced on Friday, May 18th, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.
Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team has created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post.
Tanja Kabel starts us off this month with this adorable “Celebrate” card. To create her card Tanja has used the Bird Day Party Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies; Small Flowers; Words 1 – Celebrations and Dashing Rectangles die set. Watercolor Paper and Silk Microfine Glitter in Copper Rose and Cool Diamond were also used on this card.
Samantha Klaebe has created this pretty floral thank you card for our challenge. To create her card Samantha has used the Daisy die set along with the Banner Sentiments Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. Silk Microfine Glitter from the Earth Palette and Spring Peridot were also used on this card.
Frances Byrne has created a monochromatic “Congrats” card to share with us today. To create her card Frances has used the Fitted Hexagons; Dashing Rectangles and A Way With Words – Congrats die sets. White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitters from the Beach Glitter Palette were also used to create this card.
Marilyn Scheller has used Silk Microfine Glitter in a rainbow of colors to created her rainbow card for us today. To create her card Marilyn has used Rainbow Sky and Dashing Squares die sets along with the Spring Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Silk Microfine Glitter in True Red; Cool Diamond; Orange; Spring Peridot and Beach Glitter Palette (Pebble Blue & Ocean Blue) were also used on this card.
Laura Gilhuly has created an awesome Christmas themed scrapbook layout for our challenge today. To create her layout Laura has used Stitched Rectangles; Dashing Squares; Stitched Circles and the Poinsettia die sets. Silk Microfine Glitter in True Red and Cool Diamond to create her project.
Karen Nofziger has created two cards using the Glitter and Lace Technique. To create her cards Karen has used the Dashing Rectangles; Color My Flowers Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. Silk Microfine Glitter from the Bloom Glitter Palette and White Soft Finish Cardstock were also used on these cards.
Elena Anderson has created a masculine themed card for us today. To create her card Elena has used Fitted Hexagons; Blackboard Alphabet; Summer Drink (small heart) and Words 2 – Thinking of You die sets. White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitter from the Beach Glitter Palette set were also used on this card.
Sandy Diller has created a glittery 4th of July Twisted Easel card for her card today. To create her card Sandy has used 4th of July; Blackboard Alphabet; Blackboard Numbers; Postage Stamp Rectangles and Words 1 – Celebration die sets along with the Summer Fun Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitter in Earth Palette; Warm Diamond and Royal Blue.
Selma Stevenson has created a glittery floral card for our challenge today. To create her card Selma has used Garden Notes – Dahlia; Garden Notes – Chrysanthemum; Garden Notes – Ostrich Fern; Flowers Lace Frame and Dragonfly die sets along with White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitter from Beach Glitter Palette; Earth Glitter Palette; Bloom Glitter Palette and Sea Glass & Cool Diamond.
Tina Guigui Dornbaum has created this pretty glittery lantern card for us today. To create her card Tina has used Party Lanterns; Stitched Fishtail Banners; Stitched Rectangle and Words 2 – Celebration die sets along with ModaScrap Fly & Scrap Patterned Paper Pack.
Sara Torzullo has created a special glittery card for “Mom” for her card today. For her card Sara has used Dashing Squares; Blackboard Alphabet die sets along with Color my Flowers Clear Stamp set. Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Dark Chocolate and Pebble Blue and Silver Sand Silk Microfine Glitter from the Beach Glitter Palette were also used on this card.
Christine Pooler is up next with her glittery card in shades of pinks and purples. To create her card Christine has used Garden Notes – Love in a Mist; Garden Notes – Ivy Vine; Stitched Fishtails and Word Set 2 – Thinking of You die sets along with White Soft Finish Cardstock and Bloom Glitter Palette.
EK Gorman has a beautiful glittery tropical scene to share with us today. To create her card EK has used Palm Trees and Stitched Squares die sets along with Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Dusky Sky and Silk Microfine Glitter in Leaf Green; Copper Silk; Royal Blue and Earth Glitter Palette were also used on this card.
Katelyn Grosart is getting prepared for Father’s Day which is coming up next month. To create her card Katelyn has used Feathers; Dashing Squares; Dashing Circles; Stitched Circles; Celebration Flags; Vintage Gentleman; Words 3 – Happy Holidays die sets along with White Soft Finish Cardstock; ModaScrap Thinking About Polinesia & Wood Effect and Silk Microfine Glitter in Chocolate & Beach Glitter Palette.
Suzanne Cannon has created a fun glittery magical wand for our challenge today. To create her wand Suzanne has used Fitted Stars; A Way With Words – Happy Birthday; A Way with Words – Magic die sets along with Silk Microfine Glitter in Vintage Pink and Copper Rose.
Kelly Booth has a fun glittery tropical scene on her card today. To create her card Kelly used Palm Trees; Stitched Hexagons; Fitted Hexagons and Words 2 – Thinking of You die sets along with the Earth Glitter Palette.
Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful creations our Design Team created this month and that it has inspired you to create some projects using Silk Microfine Glitter. Don’t forget to visit our designers’ blogs by clicking on their names to find out more about each project.
Ekaterina Oleynik uses glitter as the background for her negative die cut sentiment. To create her card Ekaterina has used Blackboard Alphabet die set and Spring Sentiments Clear Stamp set along with the Earth Glitter Palette and White Soft Finish Cardstock.
Luciana Telesca reminds us to “Make Time for You” with her card today. To create her card Luciana has used Dashing Rectangles; Take Time For You die sets and Floral Background Clear Stamp. White Soft Finish Cardstock and Petal Pink Silk Microfine Glitter from the Bloom Glitter Palette were also used on this card.
If you would like a chance to win our giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners will be announced here on our blog on Friday, May 18th.
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