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Flower Pot

April 18, 2022

Hello everyone, it’s Alice here. Hope you all had a wonderful Easter. I’m very much into Spring mood these day with the beautiful sun shining here in the Netherlands. I therefore decided to make a colorful card using some lovely flower dies and the gnomes! I hope you enjoy creating this card or some of the techniques I will show you in this post.

First I started with the flower pot. For this I first edited a piece of paper with Dylusions spray. I then used this paper to die cut the flower pot. I then embossed the pot using an embossing folder from Tim Holtz, see picture below. This gives a nice wood structure to your flower pot. I then sprayed the pot with embossing glaze. After that I used a distress crayon to make the darker spots on it.

Then I made the lovely gnomes. They are so cute! You can use them in a winter theme but also in a spring theme.

I made a girl and boy gnome. The colors on the gnomes I made this time with ZIG markers, they are watercolor pencils. Love them to color the different parts. They have beautiful colors with a lot of pigment in it.

On the top of the flower pot I made some lovely flowers with the Florals 7 set (#1843). I used 3 of the 5 sizes for this. I colored the flowers also with the ZIG markers. In the middle of the flowers I added some beads using Glossy Accents and let it dry.

In the background I made clouds with a mask and Distress Ink Oxide Tumbled Glass. I backed the card with some Modascrap paper in the same color theme as the flowers and the gnomes.

This was my creation for today. I hope I inspire you to make a card in this spring theme!

See you next time!

Greetings Alice

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Other used products:

  • ZIG markers
  • beads
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Elegant flower card

April 15, 2022

Hi everyone, it’s Marla back with another ECD card share. It’s so nice to finally be able celebrate wedding season properly. If you are like me and have several weddings to attend, the recently released “Florals 4” dies are just what you need to create spectacular wedding cards. The card I am sharing today will not only wow a bride and groom but can be used for many other celebrations. Let’s begin…

Step 1. Cut out your flowers and pistols using the “Florals 14” dies and white cardstock. Use a sponge dauber to apply color to your flowers on both the front and back side. I used “Dried Marigold” Distress Oxide and then added “Worn Lipstick”, making sure to leave white space toward the tips of the petals. Add depth with a coordinating-colored pencil to define the embossed line down the center of each petal and add shading toward the center. Then color your pistols, I used Distress Oxide in “Squeezed Lemonade.”

Step 2. Use a stylus to shape each flower layer. I spritzed the backsides of mine with water and gently depressed the end of each petal to help curl them under. Once the layers are shaped glue your flower layer as desired, making sure to offset the petals.

Step 4 Cut out the leaves using “Leaves and Branches” from vellum and white cardstock. Color the backs of a few of your vellum leaves. I used “Bundled Sage Distress Oxide” ink. Using wet glue, add ECD “Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter” to the leaves cut from white cardstock.

Step 5 Stamp and trim down a sentiment. I used a sentiment from the “For You” stamp set.  

Step 6. Cut an ivory piece of cardstock to 8.5″ by 3.5″ and emboss with a slimline embossing folder. Use two slimline dies to create a frame and layer it on top of the embossed panel. Attach to an 8.75″ x 3.75″ side folding card base.

Step 7. Arrange and glue your flowers and leaves to your card panel.

That completes my card for today. Thank you so much for joining me today. Until next time…Marla

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Pigs and Flowers

April 8, 2022

Karen here today. Only here at Elizabeth Craft Designs can one find such amazing die sets when their tastes run from pigs to flowers! Today, I used the same basic sketch to make a card with each!

I love the Pig die set! How cute is this?! I also used a Stitched Circle Die and the Life is Better on the Farm Sentiment. In the background is a die cut of Leave the Doily!

On this one, I used the Florals 1 set, and I added some greenery with the Ferns set.

Thank you for stopping by today!

Craftily yours, Karen

Supplies from Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other Supplies

Patterned cardstock, inks, embellishments

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Spring is in the Air

April 1, 2022

Hi Everyone, It’s Els here and it is my turn again to give you some inspiration. I made a spring card, you can use it for many occasions. Below you will find the step by step instructions, I hope you will give this card a try………

This is the card I made for you today, I hope you like it so let’s make it…………………

Cut out 10 of the big flowers, 5 of the middle ones and 5 of the leaves and 1 fern.

Color them with Ink in the color you like, this is how I did it.

Spray the flowers lightly with water on the front and shape them with a shaping tool from the outside to the centre, then turn them and press in the centre.

Now Glue 2 of the flowers on top of eachother and place stamens in the centre.

For the background I used alcohol inks on Yupo paper.

Cut a base card at 81/2 – 81/2 and fold it in half, then take the background and cut it in 3 different sizes and glue them down with a little bit of space in between.

First put on some leave gold on the card, Color some Cheesecloth and place a piece on the card, then start to build your flower cluster, start with the fern and then first all the big flowers, later you fill it up with leaves and the other flowers.

Now place the leaves and the other flowers.

To Finish your card you can place a butterfly and some nuvodrops. I hope you will give this card a try, you can also use it for Birthdays, and Mothersday offcourse.

Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:

Other products:

  • Yupo paper
  • Alcohol Ink
  • Stamens
  • Nuvodrops
  • Ink
  • Butterfly image
  • Cheesecloth
  • White cardstock basic card
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Gift Box with Handmade Roses

March 3, 2022

Hello friends and welcome! It is Karan Gerber here to share a gift box i created and i have adorned the cover with Handmade Roses using Florals 8.

Cutting out 8 sets of florals 8 and plenty of leaves, i set about coloring these with Tea Roe Archival Ink and Magenta Hue Archival Ink. 

the inside of the box, i created a card, using the cutout from the top of the box which is Sidekick Essentials 5. I matted the cut out in gold mirror paper long with the sentiment from the paper collection i used.

The top of the box, i covered with Acetate and used the Floral Burst Background to do a die cut in Gold Mirri and I love how this turned out, it looks so elegant.  

I hope you enjoyed my project today and until next time

Happy Scrapping!






				
					
				
		
				
												
	
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Happy Birthday Card

February 16, 2022

 Hello Friends and welcome back. It is Karan Gerber hosting the blog today and I am sharing a card using Florals 12 to create some beautiful Lilies. Lilies remind me of spring and with the thought of warmer weather soon to come, i wanted to create some cheery florals. 


I cut 6 large, 6 medium and four small from florals 12 and colored them with Fossilized Amber Distress Ink. I cut the leaves from Florals 1, and colored them with Bundled Sage. 



I also cut out three hearts from the Stitched Hearts and lightly inked the edges. I cut two sets of the Blooming Branches and cut them apart tucking them in around my florals to add more dimension.

The smaller florals i also colored with Bundled Sage, layering them together and using yellow stamens in the centers. 


Using Stamens from Dress My Craft i used them in the center, using my hot glue gun to secure them. To get that beautiful frosted look i used Diamond Dust along with Rock Candy Crackle, which dreis clear and allows the frost to shine through.

I hope you like my card and my take on lilies using Florals 12, i hope you give these florals a try. 
Looking forward to seeing you again, until next time, Happy Scrapping!






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You Have my Heart

February 3, 2022

Hello Friends, welcome back, it is Karan Gerber on the blog today to share my first project for February. With Valentines coming soon, I had an idea to create a mini album from the Heart Shaped Dies.

I used Florals 4 on the Cover, coloring them with Picked Raspberry and Mowed Lawn Distress Inks. Here are some details of the mini album I created.

I created a shaker box on the front cover using acetate under that fist paper layer and then adding two layers of foam tape. The side of it actually looks like one of those heart shaped candy boxes you see. 

Inside front cover and first page. Here I used Planner Filmstrip (1656) and die cut the smaller frames from that set and die cut a heart. The sentiments are from the paper pack. 
To get the pages to work in an album, I die cut the page connector from Sidekick Essentials 16 and attached it to the back of each of the pages. 

For page 2 and 3 I used Planner Essentials 3 and cut down the photo frame to suit the size of the page. The tag is from Planner Essentials 4 which I basically used as an insert here.

Page 3 and reverse of the tag. Here I used Planner Essentials 2 adding some rubons to the slide in die for the tags.

For page 4 and 5 I used the Planner Film Strip.

Page 6 and 7 which are the last pages of this cute little mini album. I used some heart die cuts, the filmstrip as well as the die cut “You” from Sidekick Essentials 2.

It was a fun little project to do, and I hope you give these heart dies a try to create your own little mini album. 

Happy Valentines & Happy Scrapping!

Until Next time!

Karan

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used: 

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Welcome to your new home

February 1, 2022

Hello everyone, Els Schutte here with my first blog post on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog. I’m very excited to show you the card I made for today’s post. It’s a card that would be perfect for someone who just moved into their new home of with a slight modification just a card for any occasion. Let’s get started!

Welcome to your new home card

Cut Lacy Leaves, Florals 4, Ferns, and the Berry Branch out of the Soft Finish Cardstock, then colour them in soft pink and green Inks. Shape the flowers and leaves and glue the flowers together. Put some stamens in the centre and put laquer on the big knobs and pearl drops on the small Berry branch.

Cut a piece of Soft Finish Cardstock 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 and fold in half, this is your base card. Cut another piece of the same cardstock of 8 1/4 x 4 and put this piece on 3D foam blocks and place on top of your card. Cut the door with the die from the phone Booth set, use the parts from the window as bricks. Start with placing the leaves.

Place the flowers
Place some big knops
Ad some leaves

Cut the berry Branch apart and use them on different spots in the cluster. Use some green Ink to make a shadow on the bricks. Ad a string of pearls and bow and your card is done.

I Hope you will give this card a try, it’s a nice gift if you get new neighbours or someone gets a new Home.

Elisabeth Craft Design supplies used:

Other materials: Ribbon – Pearlstring, Green-Pink Ink – pearl drops and Laquer

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Shadow Box Lighthouse

January 3, 2022

 Hello Friends and welcome back! its Karan here for my first post for 2022. Im excited to be back as Brand Ambassador and I am sharing another card today

I designed this using florals 1 for the flowers

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I die cut the Village Edges twice. Using one on the inside of the box, attached to the card base, and one to the frame of the box, 

The front of the shadow box has acetate on it, so i thought the birds would look like they were really flying.

Being on the lake here in Northern Ontario, i love that Lighthouse and felt it would be perfect to create a scene on my card. This is designed on the Beached paper from 49 and Market. 

This is a perfect card for loved ones who might have purchased a cottage or like we have done, retired to the lake.

I hope you enjoy my first project for 2022 and I look forward to inspiring you this year.










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My final ECD design team member post

December 21, 2021

Good morning! I have absolutely LOVED being on the ECD team for past year and half! It has been amazing and I have been so inspired by the amazing people on the team…I hope I have inspired you to create as well!
I mainly create scrapbook layout but once in a while I like to create a card and as it is Christmas time it’s the perfect time to create a card!

To create this card:
step 1 – create you card base using the white Soft Finish cardstock (my card base is 4.25″ x 5.75″)
Step 2 – trim paper to – 4.15″ x 5.5″
Step 3 – fussy cut your sentiment or stamp your sentiment on a piece of paper 2.5″ x 3.5″

Step 4 – using double sided adhesive die cut a poinsettia
Step 5 – use True Red silk microfine glitter on your poinsettia and assemble
Step 6 – add snowflake paste then add some cool diamond silk micro fine glitter

Step 7 – die cut a circle or fussy cut one from the patterned paper and another trim a piece of paper to fit the inside of your card
Step 8 – die cut out of clear double sided adhesive your favorite holiday sentiment and some snowflakes then add glitter!

Again I would like to thank Joset and Els and everyone at ECD for a fabulous 18 months! I will miss you all!
Laura

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