Good morning! I am excited to share my next layout I created using lots of goodies from Elizabeth Craft Designs!
To create this layout:
Step 1 – Cover both sides of a 12×12 paper with clear gesso (I used a piece from the Summer Art Collection) Step 2 – Ink through a stencil (I used the Story telling stencil) then heat emboss
Step 3 – use another stencil and paint in the same area as the first stencil (I used a stencil from the Summer Journal Special)
Step 4 – Use light mat gel and another stencil and while the gel is still wet apply some silk microfine glitter (I used the Make Your Mark Stencil and Midnight Blue glitter) Step 5 – die cut, ink and assemble 15 flowers ( I used the Florals 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9)
Step 6 – use some craft drops on a chipboard title (I used gold) Step 7 – assemble as shown and add some art stones, seed beads and gems
Good morning! I just adore these new flower dies – they are full and fabulous and very versatile! I decided to create a beach layout of our boys when they were younger as I am longing for some warmer weather!
To create this layout: Step 1 – Take your favorite ECD paper – I used a sheet from the Worn Wood paper pack – and cover both sides with clear gesso and heat set or allow to dry Step 2 – Use texture paste and your favorite ECD stencil along the right side of your layout – I used a stencil from the Summer Journal Special Step 3 – Die cut, ink and assemble 17 flowers – I used the new flower dies that will be available soon! They are so awesome!
Step 4 – die cut, ink and assemble as many branches/stems/leaves as you wish
Good morning! Almost every winter we as a family go sledding and we have a great day!
To create this layout: Step 1 – cover the background paper with clear gesso (I used a paper from the Mystical Winter Collection) Step 2 – stamp the image from the Frosty Patterns at the top, bottom and side
Step 3 – use texture paste and a stencil from the Pattern Stencil Pack along the one side and allow to dry Step 4 – Die cut, ink and assemble 14 – 15 flowers (I used florals 1, 2, 3, 4,) Step 5 – die cut 2 cubic background out of coordinating cardstock. Highlight the word Winter by using snowflake paste or glitter Step 6 – die cut 2 Diagonal Stitched Fishtails
Step 7 – mat your photo and assemble the photo area as shown Step 8 – using some frayed cheese cloth run a piece from the top to the bottom on the one side and one from side to side in the middle
Good morning! I hope you are all ready for the Holiday Season and enjoying this festive time of year! I love creating Off The Page Projects and I made these as name tags for gifts inspired by Els Christmas Ornaments! (you can find it here)
To create these: Step 1 – select your pinecone and add snow paste to the edges Step 2 – create 3 poinsettia’s using the Christmas Accents die set, ink edges, add glitter to edges and assemble with one large leaf Step 3 – die cut many different pieces using different shades of green cardstock from the Create A Wreath, ink edges and use the red craft drops for berries and allow to dry Step 4 – glue a loop of ribbon onto the top of the acorns to create the hanger
Step 5 – Adhere some of the wreath pieces cascading from the top of the pinecone Step 6 – Tie a bow and adhere to the top of pinecone Step 7 – add one of the completed poinsettias and add more snow texture paste
Good morning! With our busy hectic lives right now we sometimes don’t have a lot of craft time BUT we really need some time spent crafting and making pretty (or masculine) things. So to fit into our busy schedules simple is GOOD!
To create this layout Step 1 – cover both sides of your paper with clear gesso ( I used Worn Wood paper pack) and allow to dry or heat with your gun
Step 2 – use your favorite ECD stencil and texture past on the right side top and left side bottom allow to dry or heat set (I used the Spring flower mandala) Step 3 – Using your watercolor palette, paint the images and allow the paint to run down the page and a couple of brush strips above where your photo will be – this create more visual interest, allow to dry or heat set Step 4 – stamp 2 images – I close to the right hand image and one above where your photo will be
Step 5 – using coordinating paper (I used the soft finish chocolate) die cut the elegant ornament, and the trio of leaves Step 6 – tear a piece of cardboard and mat your photo. Step 7 – adhere everything down and add your title
Good morning! The holiday season is upon us and I am excited! To share my Christmas spirit I created a Christmas layout of my husband and our oldest boy.
To create this layout: Step 1 – Cover your paper with clear gesso (allow to dry or heat set) then use your favorite ECD stencil ( I used the dot dot dot stencil)and texture paste on the left hand side of the paper – I used a paper from the worn wood paper pack Step 2 – using the splatter technique splatter your coordinating colors on the paper over your stenciled image using your scissors cut three small indents on your paper then distress all your edges Step 3 – using coordinating colorants color the lace and allow to dry. Using your double sided tape adhere the lace to the indents that you cut earlier. Step 4 – color a large circular frame and a title with white gesso and allow to dry. Once dry use Snowflake paste on both pieces and allow to dry
Step 5 – die cut 11 poinsettias and 5 of just the smallest, some leaves and 3 large and 3 small pine cones from the Christmas Accents die set. Ink the edges of all pieces and assemble. Once assembled add snowflake paste to each piece and allow to dry.
Step 6 – die cut as many stems & branches from the Create a Wreath as you want, ink the edges, add the pearl rose craft drops to the berry part of the branches and add snowflake paste and allow to dry
Step 7 – Mat your photo and assemble as shown Step 8 – add some seed beads, gems or art stones
Good morning! Laura here today to share a summer layout!
To create this layout: Step 1 – Using your favorite ECD papers (I used Summer Art) have one 12″x12″ or 30cm x 30cm paper, trim another to 3″x6″ or 7.5cm x 15.25cm, and trim one more 4″x 7.25″ or 10.15cm x 18.5 cm, and one at .75″x 6″ or 2cm x 15.25cm Ink all the edges of the papers Step 2 – using coordinating cardstock die cut 4 silhouetted circles of varies sizes using your favorite ECD circle die (I used stitched circles) and 3 silhouetted rectangles and 1 full rectangle of various sizes (I used stitched rectangles)
To create this layout: Step 1 – trim a 1.25″ or 3.5cm off of the right side of your base paper and distress the edge. Step 2 – cut a 4.5″ or 11.5cm piece of paper and distress the edges. Use a 3″ or 7cm piece of paper to lay under the base paper to create your 12×12″ or 30x30cm layout like shown
Step 4 – using coordinating papers cut 8 (2 each of 4 sizes) of the Diagonal Stitched Fishtails, distress the edges and layer like shown. Step 5 – die cut 2 – 4 3/4 silhouette circles, distress the edges and trim one in half. Add the whole circle like in the above photo. Step 6 – mat your photo and distress the edges
Good morning! I am excited to share my next creation for Elizabeth Craft Designs! I am IN LOVE with the new Summer Art paper line and I finally got a chance to create with it….the designs and colors are outstanding!
To create this layout:
Step 1 – cover both sides of your paper with clear gesso ( I used the Summer Art Collection) Step 2 – mix texture paste with a coordinating color of colorant (I chose tainted love teal from Lindys Stamp gang) Step 3 – use your favorite ECD stencil and the colored texture paste approximately 2.5″ or 6 cm from the left hand side of your paper (I used the waves stencil) Step 4 – while texture paste is still wet sprinkle Silk Microfine Glitter at top the image (I used copper)
Step 5 – place two pieces of cheesecloth (1 at least 12 inches or 30.5 cm long and one about 8 inches or 10cm ling) in a resealable freezer bag and color with your favorite mist or powder. (I used Lindy’s magical powders in Cowabunga copper and Hags Wart Orange). Remove from bag with tweezers or wearing gloves and dry with your heat gun Step 6 – adhere the cheesecloth as shown in photos
Step 7 – fussy cut two small flowers, one large flower cluster, a turtle and a set of leaves from the paper and ink the edges
Step 10 – grab your favorite chipboard title and heat emboss twice, on the third embossing sprinkle silk microfine glitter into the while you are heat setting the embossing powder. I do not normally take photos in direct sunlight but I wanted to share the glitteriness of the effect Step 11 – create a photo mat, ink the edges of the mat as well as the background paper. Adhere everything as shown and add some seed beads!