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Miss you, Mom! – card

May 6, 2021

Hello, It’s Sanna Lippert here again today with my monthly guest design team project. Now, I haven´t seen my mom since Christmas 2019 due to the pandemic, so for this Mother’s Day I made a card that says what I feel. I could imagine that there are other people out there who a dealing with the same problem, so I thought I’d share this card with you all today. But if you would rather like to say that you love your mom, then just change the sentiment. Easy!

For this card, I’ve created an easy-to-follow photo step-by-step. Here is how you can create this card:

Step 1: Start by die cutting 3 sets of the Ginko leaves from White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Step 2: Use green, yellow and pink Distress Ink tones and ink the die cut Ginko leaves.

Step 3: Cut a piece of blue cardstock to fit your card base size. Then adhere the inked Ginko leaves onto the blue cardstock either with Clear Double Sided Adhesive or liquid glue – whatever you prefer. Next cut off all excess pieces with scissors.

Step 4: Take a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock and using the Build Your Own Sentiment 1 stamp set, stamp the word “mom” with black ink onto it.

Step 5: Take a piece of white foam rubber and attach it onto Clear Double Sided Adhesive sheet, then take the Blackboard Alphabet die set and die cut the words “miss” and “you” with your die cutting machine. Arrange and adhere the words onto the background piece. Then fussy cut the word mom into a suitable size and add Craft Drops for decor. When the drops are dry, adhere the piece onto a card base. I also stamped and fussy cut a little heart from the same stamp set and added it to the card, but that is totally optional.

This is how the finished card looks like. And it is still flat enough to put into the mail! I hope my mom likes the card and I hope you enjoyed this little card tutorial. And like always, by changing the sentiment and the colours you can use the same basic idea for different occations!

See you again next month, happy crafting!
xxx, Sanna

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Other:
Foam rubber – white
Sizzix – Big Shot A4
Distress Ink – Twisted Citron, Kitsch Flamingo, Squeezed Lemonade
Ink blending tool
Black stamp ink
Scissors

Art Journal Collection Planner Essentials Traveler's Notebook

An Elegant Journal and video tutorial

May 5, 2021
Hello again everyone, it’s Annette Green here today with a little different twist on the new square TN art journal. I’ve created an elegant book using paints, stencils, stamps and of course new dies from the Picture It art journal collection and I’ve provided a video tutorial taking you through all the steps below.
In the video, I share how I painted the cover of the new Chic Black TN, added ribbon and lace, buttons and wax seals, and so much more embellishment throughout this sweet little TN.
You’ll learn all kinds of little tips for using the new dies, how I choose my papers and plan out the process of building the album, and even some product suggestions you’ve been asking me for, such as what I use to store my dies.
I show how to add vellum to the pocket pages, different ways to use the decorative insert die, tips for adding silver metallic cardstock pieces, and so much more. I hope you can join me as I share the whole process in the video below. You’re sure to want to add the new square TN to your planner/art journal series!

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Just Chicken In Mini Slimline Card

May 3, 2021

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. Today’s card is packed with new and slightly older Joset Designs Product. Below are the steps to create your own card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish to 7” x 6”, score at 3 1/2” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card (Mini Slimline)

Step 2 – Trim Soft Blue Cardstock to 3 1/2” x 6” and adhere to card front using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Diecut Forest Accessories (stump) using Kraft Cardstock. Ink it using Inks of your choice. I used Distress Oxide Ink Ground Espresso. Adhere to card using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Farm Accessories (Sunflowers) using various colors of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 5 – Diecut Once Upon A Time Accessories (sun using Yellow Cardstock and clouds using White Cardstock) adhere to card using Kid’s Choice Glue and Top Cloud using Foam Tape.

Step 6 – Diecut Hen & Rooster (hen and straw) using various colors of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 7 – Diecut Farmer and Holiday Elf – Hers (braids) in various colors of Cardstock. Assemble and adhere to card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 8 – Diecut Adventure Edges (grass) using Green Cardstock. Stamp Life Is Better On The Farm sentiment using Versafine Onyx Black Ink. Adhere to card using Foam Tape.

This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

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

Cardmaking Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Holy Cow in Both Brown and White!

April 30, 2021

Karen here! I’m having so much fun with the Life is Better on the Farm Collection. I’d created a card using the FuN Cow die in shades of tan, brown and blue and thought it would be fun to also do it in bright colors. I used the same card sketch and created a second card but this time in shades of lime, navy, and turquoise.

Holy cow, he’s cute! To create this card, I used a piece of Kraft Cardstock and cut an 8-1/2″x11″ piece in two and folded it in half to get the top fold. I wrapped the 4″x5-1/4″ card front with some lace and ribbon and added a Fitted Rounded Rectangle (stamped with a sentiment from the Life is Better on the Farm Stamps) and a Stitched Rounded Square.

I love putting together the adorable critters by Joset. For the Cow on the first card, I cut the pieces from the same Kraft Cardstock. I usually place them about in the order that they would need to be glued together (using Kids Glue). The pieces on the left here were die cut with some 101mm Double Sided Adhesive to make assembly even easier. I colored some of the pieces with Copic markers as follows: cow spots E25, cow nose E41, cow bell Y26, collar B93, udder R20, eyes and hooves E44. I also colored just a smidge of R20 on the undersides of the ears.

For the other cow, I die cut him with the 90 lb White Soft Finish Cardstock. I also used Copics to color some of the pieces except in this case, I used black cardstock for the eyes and spots. The nose was colored with Copic C1, cow bell Y26 and collar YG13.

Thank you for stopping by today!

Craftily yours, Karen

Supplies from Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other Supplies

Patterned Cardstock, lace, ribbon, black and kraft cardstock, Copic markers, black ink.

Joset Designs

Hen en Rooster at the Farm

April 29, 2021

Hello everyone! Today is my first blog for the Elizabeth Design team. I hope I can inspire you to make a lot of creations with the beautiful dies that I used.

For this card I used the barn die that I cut out of the beautiful Worn Wood paper. For the wondows, doors and roof I used cardstock. To create the plant in de window I used the hay die also included in the Barn set. I cut the plant (hay) from Whute Soft Finish Cardstock and colored it with Peeled Paint Distress Ink. For the background I used a mask stencil to create the clouds and Tumbled Glass Distress Inks Oxide to color.

I cut and colored two more pieces of hay to add on each side of the barn and added little flowers from the Adventure Edges #1625 set. I colored the flowers with Wilted Violet, Fossilized Amber and Wild Honey Distress Ink. I love using the little flowers, they are so cute!

I made a frame with the Stitched Indented Rectangels #1697. I used the biggest die in the set and one size smaller. Lay them together on the paper and cut theme together. I adhered the frame using foam tape to create more dimension in the card.

After that, I colered the little cute hen and rooster. I also used Distress Inks for this (antique linnen, brushed corduroy, fossilized amber, fired brick, rusty hinge, mermaid lagoon, rustic wilderness). They are so cute in front of the barn. I also used foam tape to adhere them to the card so it looks like they are standign in front of the barn. Above the barn doors I added the sentiment “just chicken in” using black ink. The stamp is from thw “Life is better in the farm” set #CS221.

At last I wanted to decorating the top of the frame. For this I used the Jungle Leaves #1623. On the top of it I used some flowers from Floral 9 #1845. In the middle of the flowers I added the same little flowers from the Adventure Edges set.

At last I glue everything on a fitting card.

So this was my first blog and I hope it inspired you to make your own creation with the lovely farm dies!

Hopefully see you soon!

Lovely greetings Alice

Elizabeth Craft Designs Product used:

Other products:

  • craft cardstock
  • foam tape
  • distress ink (wild honey, fossilized amber, peeled paint, wilted violet, antique linnen, brushed corduroy, fired brick, rusty hinge, mermaid lagoon, rustic wilderness)
Cardmaking Craft Drops Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs Silk Microfine Glitter

I Turtle-y love you!

April 25, 2021

Hello, Welcome! Samantha here today sharing a turtle-y fun card full of hidden glittery layers that really make this card pop! Enjoy the todays tutorial!

Card Instructions:

Step 1: Place the stencil on an A6 white card front (card measurements: 10.5cm x 14.5cm) and apply blue ink using a blending tool.

Step 2: Mix together transparent craft drops and silk mircrofine glitter – cool diamond to create a paste.

Step 3: Reapply the stencil over the ink and apply the paste. Remove the stencil and allow the paste to dry.

Step 4: Use different coloured green cardstock to die cut the turtle die.

Step 5: Use a green pencil to add hand drawn details to the turtle.

Step 6: Use pink cardstock to die cut the bow and add white hand drawn pencil details.

Step 7: Adhere Clear Double Sided adhesive to green cardstock. Remove the release sheet to expose the adhesive layer and apply a generous amount of Silk Microfine Glitter (Cool Diamond). Brush off excess glitter and return it to the jar, then polish with a fingertip to bring out the maximum sparkle.

Step 8: Die cut the turtle shell detail.

Step 9: Use foam tape to adhere the shell detail onto the turtle.

Step 10: Stamp the sentiment onto blue card stock.

Step 9: Assemble the card front. Adhere the turtle and sentiment to the card front. Embellish with a twine bow, hearts and sequins. Adhere a googly eye to the turtle.

Happy Crafting! The photos don’t do this card justice – the cool diamond glitter really adds interest to this card!

Samantha

Supplies Used:

1747 – Sea Turtle

Craft Drops

Other:

Pink/White/Green Card stock

Sequins

Twine

Die-Cutting Machine

Clear Stamping Block

Gluedots/Foam tape

Scissors/Paper Trimmer

Black Dye Ink

Googly Eye

Ink Blending Too

Cardmaking Soft Finish Cardstock

You Are Amazing Creating with Florals 6

April 23, 2021

Hello Friends and Welcome! It’s Karan Gerber here today to share some florals with you. I am in love with the floral dies and today I am sharing a technique I came up with using Florals 6. Looking at this die, you might wonder what floral you can make of it. I decided this would make a great peony. 


To begin with we will need to cut a few flowers from Florals 6

Here is my start, creating a 5×7 card base 


I colored all the florals with Tea Rose Archival Ink and the leaves with Peeled Paint Distress Ink and Bundled Sage. I shaped them and then kept them close together while using my glue gun using stamens that complement the color. 


Here is my finished card. I hope I have inspired you to give Florals 6 a try!


Thank you for dropping by today!

Materials Used:

Other Products: Tea Rose Archival Ink; Peeled Paint Distress Ink; Bundled Sage Distress Ink, pale yellow stamens, dress my craft pale rose stamens, seam binding, archival re inker; 

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Cow’s It Going? Mini Slimline Card

April 19, 2021

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. Joset Designs new Farm release is out and it is a super cute release. I knew I had to do a card using the Cow and Farm Accessories dies. Below you will find the steps to create your own card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish to 7” x 6”, score at 3 1/2” and fold in half for a horizontal top fold card. (Mini Slimline)

Step 2 – Trim Soft Blue Cardstock to 3 1/4” x 5 3/4” and adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Diecut Farm Accessories x 6 using various colors of Cardstock (or apply Ink to White Finish Cardstock). Assemble the Sunflowers and adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Adventure Edges (grass) using Green Cardstock. Adhere to card front using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 5 – Cow using Tan and Brown Cardstock for the cow. Blue cardstock for collar and Yellow for the bell. Assemble and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 6 – Stamp Life Is Better On The Farm using Versafine Onyx Black Ink on Kraft Cardstock. Trim and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

This card be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

Art Journal Collection Joset Designs Planner Essentials Sidekick Essentials

Easter

April 15, 2021

It’s going so fast this year, the days, weeks are flying by. Unfortunately no family Easter brunch this year, last year also not, I do miss it. Luckily it is also very cozy together with the children and we had a very nice Easter party.

It has become a double page again, which I like best for an overview.

Here the flaps are closed, I love these pages!

For the right page I used the Sidekick Essentials 10, around which I folded the wave pocket page, also from the sidekick collection. The large pocket is on the back, which I can use for a next overview. The sentiment “Happy Easter” I made with the alphabet from the Art collection. And Oliver (Tim Holtz) finishes this page. In the pocket there are 2 tags with photos and journaling.

The left page is made with the Sidekick Essentials 11 set. Behind the photo are some bunnies (Tim Holtz) and also one on the photo. I adhered the picture on the page before I put the reinforcements on it. That’s all this page needed.

I made the tags with the tag die from Planner Essentials 11. I like them oh so much! And that sweet bunny is an older Elizabeth Craft Designs die. Unfortunately no longer available but still so nice!! Especially………

That bun of the bunny…look how cute :-). This is the back of the tags with even more photos and journaling. 

Both Oliver and the bunny are colored with watercolor paint.

Hope you are a bit inspired by this page, 

With love,

Marjolijn. 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

sidekick essentials 11 This Week 

sidekick essentials 10 Today

sidekick essentials 18 Wave Pocket

Reinforcements pack 2

watercolor palette

soft finish cardstock

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