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Fantasy Flowers Paper Flowers

All about Flowers

September 13, 2020

Hello everyone,

Welcome to our Monthly Designers challenge! This month’s theme is all about flowers. We asked our designer to create some beautiful projects using our new Paper Flowers dies or any of our other “Floral” themed stamps. Our designers did a great job and I can’t wait to show to their beautiful work!

First project is from Annette Green who created this beautiful little box using the new Pizza Box die and the Florals 4. Love the beautiful Fall colors she picked for the flowers and leaves. For the box itself Annette used the Worn Wood paper pack. Make sure to check out Annette’s blog HERE for more info.

EK Gorman created this beautiful flower card using a collection of flowers stamps. She used the “A Field of Flowers” set and the “Patterns 1”. Love the brown and yellow color combination. For more info on how to create this card, check out EK’s Blog HERE.

Joyce Schmidt created a beautiful frame using the Florals 1 die set in combination with the Elegant Ornament die. Love these 2 together. She also used the Berry Branch and cut this one up in small pieces to decorate the flower arrangement. Joyce often shows her work in videos and on her Facebook page. Make sure to check it out HERE.

Anita Izendoor, the designer of the Paper Flower Collection joined us this month with a beautiful floral slimline card. Just like Joyce, she decided to combine the Elegant Ornament die with the Florals 1 set. Such a beautiful combination. For the background she used the Worn Wood paper pack. To see more of Anita’s beautiful work, make sure to check out her Blog HERE.

We’re so happy to have some Strawberries dies back in our collection, this time just a little bit smaller than our previous release set. Tina Guigui created this lovely slimline card. She colored the strawberries so pretty they almost look real. The “let love bloom” (Zen Sentiments set) is a perfect choice for this card. If you would like to re-create this card, make sure to check out Tina’s Blog HERE

Next card is from Sandy Diller who used the Color my Flowers clear stamp set in combination with the new Floral Birst Background die by Joset Designs. I love how she used the background die here as the front of the card. For the sentiment she used the Build Your Own Sentiments 1. For more info on how to create this beautiful card, make sure to check out Sandy’s blog HERE.

Joseph Nguyen joined us this month with this beautiful flower arrangement using a combination of dies. Joseph used the Florals 4 and colored the petals centers very lightly in blue. He followed this color scheme with a beautiful patterned background and some small blue embellishments on the berries (Berry Branch). Some extra leaves completed his card. For more inspiration, make sure to follow Joseph’s Facebook page HERE.

Katelyn Grosart created this stunning wreath using the Florals 2 and Stamen Flowers die sets. She used White Soft Finish Cardstock to cut her flowers and leaves and colored them using Distress Inks. Love the pastel colors she picked. For more info on how to create the flowers, check out Katelyn’s Blog HERE.

Last project is this cute card created by Karen Ostergard showing you how fun it is to use the flower dies as embellishments. She created a Hoppy Birthday card using the oh so cute Frog die set. For more info on how to create this card, check out Karen’s Blog post HERE.

Fantasy Flowers Paper Flowers

Autumn is in the Air

August 31, 2020

Hello everyone, this is Joyce Schmidt, design team member with Elizabeth Craft Designs. I am bringing you Autumn wishes today so that you may begin to brush off the hot summer and start looking forward to the Pumpkin Spice Latte, and holidays to come. Join me today to make this fun card for Autumn using the new Fantasy Floral line coming very soon! 

I decided to do a slimline card today. The size of the card measures 81/2 X 31/2 inches. I used the Elizabeth Craft Design soft finish cardstock 110lb to create the card base because I am using it as the base layer for my stencil. I used the rocks stencil (S038) and just used a little distress ink ad a blending brush, it was perfect for this card. 

I used the soft finish card stock to die cut Elegant Ornament die (1780). Using the ink to paper transfer technique, I colored the paper brown. I then roughly applied gold embossing powder to certain areas, and heat embossed the powder. It gives it an antique finish as if it was metal. 

I die cut leaves from all 3 of the floral sets 1,2,3 and just inked them with browns, oranges, and a dash of green to give it a fall look. 

Next, I used my Elizabeth Craft Designs tweezers to add a little shape to the leaves so they would easily take on a realistic look. 

To wrap it all up I die cut the Word “Autumn” from the 4 Seasons Set (1199) and used gold foil paper with Double sided adhesive on the back and it finished the inspiration perfectly! 

I hope you will try this easy fun autumn card using the leaves from the Fantasy Floral set from Elizabeth Craft Designs. I was fun and easy to make as well as inspiring for the Fall Season. Thank you for joining me today and Happy Crafting! 

Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:

Florals 1 (Coming soon)

Florals 2 (Coming soon)

Florals 3 (Coming soon)

Elegant Ornament (Coming soon)

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Technical difficulties

August 9, 2020

We are experiencing some technical difficulties with the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog at the moment. Today’s blog post “Miss You” should include images of the beautiful projects our designers created. We are doing our best to fix the issue and to update the post with the images. In the mean, please use the links to the designers blogs to view the projects. 

Kind Regards,

The Elizabeth Craft Designs Team

A Way With Words Art Journal Collection Charlene Stamps

Miss You

August 9, 2020

The theme for today’s post is all about the things we’ve missed during the summer months. We asked our designers to create miss you cards or cards that they would like to send to their loved ones. Or perhaps a beautiful scrapbook or planner page with their special summer memories. 

First project is created by Tanja Kabel who made this colorful miss you card using the Bubbles die set in combination with the Morning Letters stamp set. She used White Soft Finish Cardstock for the Stitched Rectangle background and die cuts and colored the inside of the bubbles with Watercolors. What a beautiful look! For more info on how to re-create this card, visit Tanja’s blog HERE

Next card is created by Katelyn Grosart who used the beautiful Floral Insert die set from the Traveler’s Notebook collection in combination with the Bloom stencil from the Art Journal collection. Love the dimension of the flowers. She also used the Stitched Indented Rectangles and the Watercolor Palette. For more details, visit Katelyn’s blog HERE.

In the same color scheme as Katelyn’s card is this next card created by Karen Ostercard. Love the artsy look of this card. Karen used the Earthy Girls stamp set in combination with the Beaded Circle Frames die set. For the background she used the Patterns 1 Stamps and the quote is from the Pieces of Life 3 – Quotes. Find more details HERE

For Joseph Nguyen the question of what do you miss is “love” the world everywhere is hurting and love is needed again. A beautiful card with lots of sparkle and cuteness. Who doesn’t want to receive this very thoughtful card? I think we all do and love is needed everywhere. Josepf used the Fox die set in combination with some beautiful Silk Microfine Glitter. 

Next card is created by Suzanne Canon using the beautiful A Way With Words Miss you die in combination with the Flourishes Frames. The frame die set is so versatile and can be used for many themes and occasions. Find more beautiful creations on Suzanne’s blog HERE

EK Gorman created these 2 adorable cards using new dies and stamps from the Storybook collection. For the backgrounds she used the Floral Burst Background die and added a cute little frog on one of the card and a fairy on the other. Both dies included in the collection. The sentiment are from the new Once Upon a Time and Prince & Frog stamp sets. Find more details HERE

More beautiful background dies included in the Storybook collection. Tina Guigui used the Organic Triangle background die for her card in combination with an entwined heart from the Entwined Hearts die set. Absolutely love the rainbow color scheme of this card. For more info on how to re-create this card, visit Tina’s blog HERE

Marjolijn van Elsberg missed her best friend over the summer and therefore she created this beautiful page for in her planner. She used the Planner Essentials 20 – Half Heart Page set in combination with dies from the Planner Essentials 24 – Photo Frame Pages. Love how she decorated the heart using sentiments from the Family stamp set (CS120). To see more of Marjolijn’s pages, visit her Blog HERE

Annette Green created this adorable miss you card using the new Frog die set in combination with the Leaf Pattern Background. Love the combination of these 2. The small flowers are from the Once Upon a Time Accessories set. What an exciting little frog. This will sure but a smile on the recipient face. For more info make sure to check out Annette’s blog HERE.

Sandy Diller had the exact same ideas for her card using the cute little Frog die in combination with the Leaf Pattern Background. Love the Silk Microfine Glitter background she created. There are 2 different shaped legs included in the Frog set so you could either make a jumping frog like Annette did or a sitting frog like Sandy’s. Just adorable! Find more details HERE

Last but not least is this beautiful elegant card created Diana Hua who made this card for her son who was away all summer. What a thoughtful idea. Diana used the Balloons die set in combination with the A Way With Words Welcome die. Love the colors of the balloons. This card can easily be turned into a birthday card by simply changing the sentiment to the beautiful A Way With Words Happy Birthday die. For more info, make sur to check out Diana’s blog HERE

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