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Halloween Pizza Box

October 6, 2021

This fun pizza box has a shaker box on top with all kinds of scary critters, ghosts and other Halloween shaker material in it. That’s nice of course, especially to treat children, a toy and in the box….A trick are a treat????

On the boxes I glued the scarecrow from Esther’s new collection.

The inside is also decorated.

Of course there is something delicious in it but even that looks very spooky!!!

Below is a small workshop of how I made the box.

The box is punched out of purple cardstock.

Gathered some shaking material.

For the top and the inside of Halloween box I used design paper (I don’t remember which brand it is but very old). Die cut with the dies of the pizza box.

The stamps are also part of Esther’s collection and you can play with them and make a ticket according to your own idea!

The edge received a layer of double-sided tape of 3 mm

Stick a piece of mica on it and then strips of foam tape, also of 3 mm, along the edges. I cut it myself. TIP from Els.

You now have a raised edge so that the shaker material will have room to move later.

I decorated the edges of the box both on the inside and the outside with distress ink.

The piece of design paper that I stuck on the top first got some nice stamps. The spider web is from my own collection.

Then stick the piece with mica on it, leave the strip of the foam tape on the top so you can fill the shaker box with the shaker material.

If everything is to your liking, remove the strip from the foam tape and stick the shaker box firmly to the box, pressing the edges well.

Then you can decorate the inside according to your own idea.

When the box has been completely processed on the inside and outside you can stick the scarecrow on it with glue. If you prefer to use tape, be careful not to cover the entire scarecrow with tape, because it sticks a bit over the box.

The edges of my box also got a decorative layer, you can use strips of design paper for that. I made strips with an impresslits from Tim Holtz and inked them with distress ink.

I had so much fun creating this box. I have already made 2, this is the other one.

For the other one I just used white cardstock and edited it with stamps and a stencil from the Art collection with the bird’s feet.

Bring on Halloween!

Marjolijn

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:

Pizza Box

Halloween collection Esther

1901 Planner Essentials Halloween 01

1902 Planner Essentials Halloween 02

1903 Planner Essentials Halloween 03

The corresponding stamp set and

the stamp set from Joset’s collection

Art Journal Collection Charlene Stamps Planner Essentials Sidekick Essentials

December Day by Day

September 16, 2021

Yeah I know I’m a little early on but oh it’s so much fun too!

It should be a little more spread out over the year but Christmas and Halloween are my favorite parts to create for.

This page is for my DDBD (December Day By Day)

The wish lists are there, and for me there is only 1 thing on the list.

I want……a white christmas. Snow!!!!

I made this page with the Planner Essentials 22 Top loading. He’s so much fun, one of my favorite die sets.

The paper I used is from Charlene and Ilse’s collection Mystical Winter.

And this super cute Santa, is from Joset’s collection. Wonderful to combine everything together.

The party just keeps getting bigger.

Here are the wish lists. The stamp is from my own collection, the text stamp is from E.C.D. CS157. So cute!!!

In the top loader I glued a package of a stamp set and used it as a shaker. There’s mica in it.

I made the text with the Planner Essentials 23 Retro alphabet trio.

The date is stamped in the background. For this I used the Long & Tall numbers with December stamped with the CS116 months. Unfortunately I no longer see it in the shop.

The page is finished with the snow stars from reinforcement pack 2 that have been edited with Silk Microfine Glitter Cool diamond.

This page makes me happy and I hope you do too.

Are you a little inspired again?!

Browse through the stuff you already have, there are so many fun things you can create…..let’s get started.

Thank you for your visit

With love, Marjolijn. 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Planner Essentials 22 Top loading

Mystical Winter paper

Santa Claus

Planner Essentials 23 Retro Alphabet

CS157 a way with words

Long&Tall numbers

CS116 Months

reinforcement pack 2

silk microfine glitter cool diamond

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A Jar full of spiders!!

September 3, 2021

As soon as it starts to get a bit autumnal, I start to itch. I can smell it in the air… Halloween is coming!!! And since we only have autumn-like weather this summer, I’m already completely in the Halloween mood. And that means especially a lot of autumn and Halloween fröbeling.

Last year I made the whole month of October all about Halloween in my planner and I liked it so much that I decided to do it again this year. Now I know that there will be a lot of fun new products coming out from Esther’s planner line as well as a new fall collectioin from Joset, but unfortunately I can’t show that yet. But don’t worry, we have the Mason Jar set. And with that I made this nice page for in my planner. It’s a shaker page and spiders crawl through it.

In the background I have Long & Tall numbers with the new stamp set the date stamped on it. I stamped the month on the 1 with a different color using Sidekick stamps 1.

The spider web is made with shrink foil and the spider web from Joset’s Halloween collection that was there before.

And this cute witch…..although she does look a bit naughty, I made that with the Holiday Elf hers and the Halloween accessories. What a pleasure it is to be able to work with all those nice things.

My album for Halloween is already well filled, I hope you get a little excited too, because let’s face it, even if you don’t celebrate Halloween, this is too much fun!!!

Just a little patience, then there will be much more fun, but who knows, you may already have some inspiration to get started.

I hope you had fun reading this post and a little bit of inspiration.

Love Marjolijn. 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Products:

Planner Essentials Sidekick Essentials

Sidekick planner page

August 21, 2021

Due to circumstances I have not worked much in my Sidekick planner lately.

But he is so cute that little one! And…..there are beautiful new Sidekick planners available in very nice colors and prints!

So, hop on with it!

On the left I used the new stamp set, actually this one is from the Planner Essentials collection. I cut off day 6 and 7 and made it a planner for the weekdays only. On the right I have room for the weekend days.

I still have to fill in the page. For this planner I don’t use photos, it’s purely an overview of the things I do.

I stamped on regular printer paper and edited it a bit with Distress ink so it blends in a bit more with the background.

That cute girl is from one of Esther’s new stamp sets, so sweet. I just stamped on kraft paper and cut it out. The bee is also from that set.

On the right I made a pocket and put a card in it. I can write the weekend things on it or stick a very small photo.

Again such a sweet girl, from another new set of Esther.

The pages further dressed up with what, yes, what do you call that?

It is a new die from a set for the Planner Essentials. I tore off pieces there and incorporated them both on the left and right of the page.

The page on the right is embossed paper, I created that with a 3D embossing die from Ellison/sizzix.

Supplies used:

CS 231 

CS 234 

 CS 235

Planner essentials 40

Phone booth special kit

Sidekick essentials 4, 8 and 9

Reinforcers

Art mini stencil

Paper Worn Wood

I’m very happy with this page and hopefully you’re a bit inspired 

With love,

Marjolijn. 

Planner Essentials

My garden

August 5, 2021

Esther’s beautiful book reminiscence 2 really invites you to use it for some beautiful garden pages in my memory planner. And working with the beautiful new collection she designed, made me completely happy. The blooming plants in the garden will do the rest.

For this page I used the set with the rounded corners page which gives your pages something chic. I love it!

Those sweet lovebirds are in another set (Birds on splatter page) and the tab received a stamp. Esther made a very nice set with stamps called “label tabs”.

You are supposed to cut them out, there is no die included, but on this die from the set “folded arrow insert” the stamps fit fine with a little measuring. Handy if you’re not that good at cutting!

The “arrow” is a kind of clip, you slide it around the page. So sweet.

I finished the long tag with reinforcements, a string through it and a charm on it. Really another fantastic extension of the Planner Essentials collection. For this page I used paper from Reminiscence the Book 2, P.E. 38 Birds on splatter page, P.E. 41 rounded corners page, P.E. 44 Folded Arrow insert, CS232 Label tabs and Reinforcement variety pack.

I hope you’re a little bit inspired by my page. Thanks again for your visit and see you next time,

With love,

Marjolijn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

PB02 – Reminiscence the Book 2

The following products below are currently only available in stores.

1864 – Planner Essentials 38

1867 – Planner Essentials 41

1870 – Planner Essentials 44

CS232 – Label tabs

Art Journal Collection Charlene Stamps Planner Essentials Sidekick Essentials Summer Journal Special

Flow album

June 17, 2021

Hello paperlovers!

This time I used the a Dutch magazine “Flow” in my planner. This “book for nature lovers” was perfect for that. I used a combination of dies from the Planner, Sidekick and Art-journal collection.

The Flow contains many paper extras that I have scattered here and there in this planner. What I’m going to use this planner for I don’t know yet but it was just fun to play with the dies and the paper. Sometimes I added some sentiments. Photos of the garden will probably be added later, because this paper lends itself perfectly for that.

I hadn’t used this die set in a long time and it is so much fun. Voilà, here he is again.

And I almost forgot about this die set. There are so many new and fun products on the market from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Planner collection, too many to list! Sometimes it is useful to browse through your collection and then you suddenly come up with ideas.

I used a different color for all 4 seasons where the paper also comes from a different designer. Furthermore I have always repeated the layout but always made a different special pages in it. The envelopes contain all ready-made cards that were included in the magazine. Handy if you want to send a card.

I had already shown this page made with the Phone Booth die set. I love it!!! It is a pity that all those beautiful telephone booths have disappeared from the streets, especially this English one ofcourse. Recently I saw on T.V. in a nostalgic English village such an old telephone booth has been transformed into a neighborhood library. So cute and the books were kept nice and dry. Really nice to give it a new function like this.

This was my post for today, maybe you also have an old or new magazine somewhere that you’ve always wanted to do something with. Or how about an old picture book? Then this is of course a super nice idea. I hope you’re inspired by this post. If you want to see more pictures from the pages that I created, make sure to visit my blog HERE.

See you next time!

Marjolijn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Joset Designs Planner Essentials

A cute birth card

June 2, 2021

For a colleague of mine, I made this birth card. With the supercool Farm collection from Joset I made this congratulatory card. I saw the animals and immediately knew oh, I’m going to use them for a birth card because those animals are so cute!! I made them from soft finish cardstock and colored them with brushmarkers from winsor&newton. When the banner was finished there had to be a card around it and as if it had to be so, there was a blister of a sticky tape packaging on my table among all the other “junk” Then all of a sudden the idea was born!

The design paper I used for the flags and background is from Moda scrap “my little boy”, very suitable for a birth card. The paper is cut at 14.5x 14.5 cm and in the middle I have punched out a circle through which exactly the blister packaging can pass. Now I had a room where the pendulum fits.

For the base I used white cardstock, 15×15 cm and from the left side I punched a circle, just not quite so that it becomes a door. I made the closure by punching a die out of the planner essentials 4 twice and glued it together with both the front and the inside just over the edge. The clip has become such a convenient closure. On the right I made the text with the smallest set from the Planner Essentials 23 – Retro Alphabet Trio Set. On top of that, the sheep came out of the Farm collection. On the envelope I added “welcome little one” from the Life is better on the Farm stamp set.

In this photo you can see a little better how the closure is and how the banner is in it.

Isn’t it it cute???

Anyone who knows me a little, knows that I love banners in cards. It always makes it a little more cheerful. This time I’ve made a banner with the flags from the Planner Essentials 27 – Retro Number Trio Set and the farm animals of Joset between the words. It made me happy to make this card and hopefully I have brought you even more ideas on how to combine the different Elizabeth Craft Designs collections. 

Marjolijn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Art Journal Collection Planner Essentials Sidekick Essentials

Sometimes we all need…a little magic

May 14, 2021

Wouldn’t you like that, too? A little magic, or help in the household? Well, I do. But with a good schedule it also saves a lot of time and energy. This time I adapted to what I can do and distributed the work throughout the day and the week. This way I also have energy left over for my hobby.

I love Esther’s beautiful paper so I went to work with the Reminiscence the book 2.

I made the basics with Planner Essentials 4. The edges got a lick of distress ink but I didn’t do anything about it. With Sidekick Essentials 8, I made a pocket that could hold a mini-book. I adhered it at the edges so there’s another ticket behind it. On the left corner I used another stamp from the CS134 Retro labels set. Below that, I made a trifold page with the Puzzle page from the new Art Journal collection. I only adhered it to the edges. He’s dressed with a “note for myself.” But first coffee! For that I used the dies from the Sidekick Essentials 4. Next to it I used a stamp from the fountain pen CS216 art journal chick that refers like an arrow to the coffee cup. I colored the pen using the watercolor palette.

In the pocket I made a mini-booklet with a page for every day. The days of the week I made with the Sidekick Essentials 3 set and for the tags I used Planner Essentials 26. For the narrow one I cut of a little trip on both sides. On the small tag I adhered Mary Poppins and on the big tag Bert. These ones are from a set called “the park” by Tim Holtz.

Mary Poppins stands for magic for me and Bert for a little help if necessary. I wrote the text with a stencil….no, my handwriting is really not that beautiful!!! The minibook received a stamp from the CS130 Bullet Journaling 3 set on each page.

The page is finished with reinforcements from Planner Essentials set 22. For the strip of arrows I used Planner essentials 14.

Now I have to fill everything in but I’m sure you’re not interested in my household schedule hihi. Otherwise…… I’d love to hear it. Honestly, this fröbelen was much more fun than that household but secretly I enjoy it enormously when my house is nice and clean. Maybe I should look for a little “Magic” or a help in the household?

Hope you find a little bit of magic for your household and a little inspiration by my page.

With love,

Marjolijn. 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Art Journal Collection Joset Designs Planner Essentials

Bright, colorful, bold

May 10, 2021

Hello everyone, It’s time for another group post today and for this month’s theme we asked our designers to make some bright, colorful, bold projects. With eveything goign on in the word we need some brightness and color in our lives. Let’s see what our designers created!

Samantha Klaebe created this bright and colorful planner using the Planner Essentials 4 to cut her planner page and a combination of dies to decorate. She die cut little stitched squires using the Rounded Stitched Squares and decorate each one with a beauitful blutterfly from the Once Upon a Time Accessories set. How cute does this look?!
Annette Green created this beautiful envelope using the Sidekick Essentials 16 Seed Pocket. She decorate the envelope with a variation of dies from one the beautiful Strawberry set. She also created a card for in the pocket. The beautiful papers she used are from the new Rainbow of Happiness paper collection as well as Reminiscence The Book 2.
Marjolijn van Elsberg created this beautiful bold page for in her planner using a combination of dies from the Planner Essentials collection. She decorate the page with some fun stencils from the Happy Patterns stencil pack from the Art Journal Collection. There are so many beautiful patterns in this set. I love the Silk Microfine Glitter she used for the &&&’s, it really makes this page extra bold!
Karen Ostergard created this beautiful card using the Rounded Stitched Rectangles for her card base and decorated the card using the adorable sunflower die from the Farm Accessories. Love the beautiful marble effect in the background. For the Sentiment she used the Life is Better on the Farm stamo set. Find out more on Karen’s blog hot to re-create this card.
Katelyn Grosart created this beautiful bold flower card using the Friendship stamp set in combination with the Stitched Indented Rectangles. Love how she colored the flowers and the way she created the blue speckled background. The sentiment stamp is part of the friendship set. Find out more on Katelyn’s blog.
Bold is beautiful! This adorable card was created by Alice Brinks who used the Sheep die in combination with the Florals 9. Love the glitter used in the flowers, so pretty! She created a beautiful background with adding a lace heart and the speckles.
Tina created this beautiful flower card using the sunflower die from the Farm Accessies. Love the color she used in combination with the matching patterned paper. A lovely colorful card!
Tanja Kabel created this bold and colorful card using the Garden Flowers stamp set. Love the way she colored the flowers and the beautiful bright background.
Lisanne Geerdink created this beautiful flower card using the Stitched Indented Rectangles for her card base and decorated the card using a combination of flower dies. Love the stencil she used for the background. Find out more on Lisanne’s blog.

Planner Essentials

Relaxe….

May 2, 2021

Oh, I’m having a hard time with that. I’m always busy, never really resting. Haha, many of you will recognize this. But after contracting Covid 19 I had to slow down. However, I myself felt that I was already doing nothing. After all, I am not currently working and in the household I did not do much. I was just too tiring, even taking a walk was no longer possible. Until I was instructed by the occupational therapist to write down what I did. Well, it turned out I still did quite a lot!! I have included that overview of a week in this page. Because yes, since this week I have a little energy to work on my hobby. I won’t bother you with my weekly overview but I want to show you this page.

Esther has made another beautiful new paper book, Reminiscence the Book 2. Personally, I think it might be even more beautiful than the 1st book. Secretly a shame to cut into it, but I put the scissors in. So that’s what I started working on. For the page I used the Planner Essentials 22 set. Planner pocket 3 TOP LOADING. I filled the window with vellum.

On the page that is in it I made a pocket with Sidekick Essentials set 16 – Seed packet which I dressed with Sidekick Essentials set 17 – Window folder set. All edges are inked with distress ink.

On the back I made a notebook with 7 pages, for every day of the week one. For this I used printer paper and the stamp set CS132 – Important memo. With some stamps I put a quote on each page, these stamps are not from Elizabeth Craft Designs.               

I decorated the window with some dies from the Sidekick Essentials set 11 – This week. Behind the viewmaster wheel I pasted a circle and stamped the word RELAX on it twice. Also with stamps from my own collection. The stain and flowers come from the Art collection of Ilse and Charlene, Budding florals and Puzzle page.

And then the Puttertje oh oh oh how beautiful!!! I really didn’t want to put anything over that so that’s the front page of my “BOOK OF ME”

I hope this page inspires you a little bit, see you next time

With love,

Marjolijn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Planner essentials 4

Planner pocket 3 TOP LOADING

Sidekick Essentials set 16 Seed packet

Sidekick Essentielas set 17 Window folder set

CS132 Important memo

CS160 pieces of life 1 numbers & more

Sidekick Essentials set 11 This week

Budding florals 

Puzzle page

Reminiscence the book 2

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