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My Hero

January 17, 2021

Hello friends,

It’s Sandy Diller with a fun card that would be perfect for sending to a child of any age. With all that is going on in the world – an uplifting message is always welcome.

Who wouldn’t love to find this cute little hero in their mailbox?

This is a slimline card that measures 9″ X 4″. Start with cardstock that is 9″ X 8″ – scored in the center.

Using the Phone Booth die set, assemble the phone booth leaving the door open. I used my label maker to add the word telephone but the Phone Booth kit comes with a stamp that could be used.

Using the Adventure Edges, cut a section of ground, I used green to make it look like grass. Then the inside of the phone booth was added.

Using the Prince die set, cut out the pieces needed to make the prince (or super hero). I used white Soft Finish Cardstock but you could easily use colored cardstock. I added all the colors I wanted using markers.

I trimmed off the bottom portion of the jacket and joined the two pieces together using a piece of scrap paper on the back. Trim off all the “fluffy parts” making a smooth line as shown with the arrows below.

Assemble the parts as shown above.

Add the cape and head – your super hero is ready to go on the card. I colored the inside of the cape with a darker red to make it appear to be shadowed.

On the inside, a simple message.

Have a wonderful day,

Sandy

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Masculine Valentine

January 14, 2021

Hey everyone, it’s EK and today I am starting my quest to finish my vantines for those that I love. So one of the things I think the most difficult is crafting something for teenage boys. I can create for my husband with ease, and my daughters in a snap of the finger…but my teenage son, well that is a whole different story. Today I thought I would tackle a valentine for my son using Joset’s Peek-A-Boo Love Set dies to help me.

Step One: Die cut the door flap from the Peek-A-Boo Love Set die set onto an A2 card frame so the flap opens on the right.

Step Two: Using ink, blend the edges of the card frame. I used Pumice Stone Distress Oxide.

Step Three: Using yupo paper and alcohol inks, create a background. I went with blue tones trying to avoid the stereotypical valentine colors and create a more masculine feel.

Step Four: Trim the yupo paper, and add some 10mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive to the back of the paper and adhere it inside the card frame.

Step Five: Add both 10mm and 6mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive to the top inside boarder of the card frame and seal the card shut.

Step Six: Using two different inks, stamp a sentiment onto the flap from the Bear Hugs stamp set. I used Brick Red Distress Oxide for the ‘XOXO’ and Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide for the ‘Hugs & Kisses’.

Step Seven: Die cut accessories from the Peek-A-Boo Love Set die set out of 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock and color them. I used copics.

Step Eight: Using liquid adhesive adhere the key to the front of the flap. I used Kids Choice Glue.

Step Nine: Adhere the other accessory pieces inside the card.

Step Ten: Stamp a sentiment inside the card from the Bear Hugs stamp set. I used StazOn ink over the alcohol ink.

Step Eleven: Finally spray the face of the card with a shimmer spray to give it a little flair.

I’m not certain this is quite masculine enough to keep my kid from rolling his eyes, but he will think the flap is pretty cool. He likes when my cards function in a none traditional way.

Do you make your family valentines? Let us know in the comments below. Until then, happy crafting.


Art Journal Collection Joset Designs Summer Journal Special

Winter Birdhouse

January 12, 2021

Hi there,

it’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this Winter Birdhouse.

Step 1: Die Cutting

  • die cut the elements from the Holiday Birdhouse die set from woodgrain, white and colored cardstock
  • add color with Alcohol Markers

Step 2: Creating the Background

  • cut out the tag from the Butterfly Pocket Insert set from watercolor cardstock
  • apply white embossing paste through one of the stencils from the Summer Journal Special set – let this layer dry thoroughly
  • add color with the watercolor palette

Step 3: Assembly and Finishing Touches

  • assemble the birdhouse
  • add a vintage typewriter sentiment
  • thread twine through the hole of the tag

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other
embossing paste
woodgrain and colored cardstock
twine
vintage typewriter sentiment


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Scrapbooking

January 11, 2021

Welcome to today’s group post where we will show you some fantastic scrapbook pages. It’s our first group post for this year and we thought a scrapbook challenge was a fun idea. A new year, new ideas and a new page in our scrapbook. Check out all these amazing projects and make sure to visit the designers blogs for more info and pictures by clicking on their names.

A beautiful page created by Laura using a combination of dies from the paper flower collection. More dies and stencils were used to create this page as well as paper from the Mystical Winter Collection.
So excited to have Karan join our first challenge. She created this beautiful page using dies from the paper flower collection as well as Planner Essentials 22 and 30. She also used the Ornate Gateway card and Stitched Fishtails dies.
A fun and colorful card created by Sanna. She used a combination of stamps designed by Sue Smith as well as stamps from the Planner Essentials collection. Love the bold colors. Sanna added some die cuts in the background.
Love this lay-out created by Karen. She used some beautiful papers from the Worn Wood and Mystical Winter paper collection. To create the flowers she used the Florals 4. She also used the Diagonal Stitched Fishtails and the Planner Essentials 23 to create the words.
This page by Lisanne makes us smile. She used the adorable Jack Frost die who is dancing on the Elegant Ornament. Love the sparkle shaker behind Jack and the added leaves and stencils in de background. For the paper she used the Mystical Winter paper pack.
Tanja created this beautiful page of her cat Mogli using paper from the Rusty Weather paper pack. She decorated her page with the paper clip and leaves die from the Snowy Windows set. She also added some flower in the background using the Spring Fling stamp set.
Love this lay-out created by Katelyn. She used a combination of paper from the Rusty Weathered paper and Worn Wood paper pack. To decorate she used the beautiful Ginko and Berry Branch dies and for de word she used the AWWW Special Moments.
A beautiful elegant page created by EK using the Mandala die and stamp and the Elegant Ornament die. Love the rusly paper for the background and the Copper Silk Microfine Glitter used for some added detail.
Annette created these beautiful scrapbook pages for in her Nature Notebook. She used a combination of dies from the Sidekick and Planner Essentials line. The papers that she picked are so beautiful and match her pictures so well. Can’t wait to see the next pages for this book.
Joseph created a front page for his new Planner and wishes everyone a Happy New Year. Love all the die cuts he used to decorate. The gold, black and white match perfect together. This is going to be a beautiful planner.
Last but not least are these two beautiful scrapbook pages created by Marjolijn to fit in her planner. Love the lay-out and de combination of papers she used. The added hearts are so bright and pop. These pages are sure made with love.
Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs Planner Essentials Soft Finish Cardstock

Remember the Now Planner Page

January 10, 2021

Hey Crafters! Katelyn here, sharing with you my Remember the Now Planner Page.

To create my Remember the Now Planner Page, I’ve used a variety of the dies from the Planner Essentials Collection and Joset Designs. You’ll want to read below as I share with you how to recreate my planner page at home.

Step One. You’ll need to choose five pieces of coordinating winter patterned papers. From the Planner Essentials 28 – Globe die, die cut the page out of one of the patterned papers. Ink the edges of the page using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Two. Next, you’ll need the doily reinforcements from the Reinforcement Variety Pack 2. Die cut the doily reinforcements once out of a second piece of patterned paper. You’ll need a total of six reinforcements. Ink the edges of the reinforcements using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Three. Die cut a 1 3/4″ Diagonal Stitched Fishtail out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Ink the edges of the fishtail using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Four. From the Planner Essentials 8 die, you’ll need the ragged edge die. Flip the first patterned paper over and die cut the ragged edge die out of the paper. Cut the edge down to 7″. Ink the edges of the edge using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Five. From the Planner Essentials 21 – Note Pieces die, you’ll need the 2 5/8″ note piece and 2 7/8″ note piece. Die cut the 2 5/8″ note piece out of the third piece of patterned paper. Die cut the 2 7/8″ note piece out of the fourth piece of patterned paper. Ink the edges of both pieces using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Six. From the Reminiscence Book, you’ll need a piece of cream paper and a piece of dark green paper. From the Planner Essentials 16 – Christmas Tree Page, you’ll need to the two full trees. Die cut one of the trees out of the cream paper. Die cut the other tree out of the dark green paper. Ink the edges of the trees using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Seven. Now, you’ll need the two matching arrows from the Planner Essentials 29 – Directions die. Die cut one of the arrows out of the dark green paper. Die cut the other arrow out of the second piece of patterned paper. Ink the edges of both arrows using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Eight. From the Planner Essentials 34 – Christmas Figures die, you’ll need both trees. Die cut the cut out tree out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Die cut the plain tree out of a piece of green paper from the Reminiscence Book. Apply Emboss It Ink to the cut out tree. Sprinkle Iridescent Shimmer Embossing Powder over the entire surface of the cut out tree. Tap off the excess powder and emboss with a heat tool. Ink the edges of the plain tree using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Nine. Choose a label from the Planner Labels die. Die cut the label out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Apply Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink to the Remember the Now stamp from the Planner Essentials – Remember Stamp Set and stamp on the left hand side of the label. Ink the edges of the label using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Ten. Die cut the 3 1/2″ Stitched Rectangle die out of of the photo.

Step Eleven. Adhere the doily reinforcements over the circles on the page.

Step Twelve. Foam square the fishtail 1 1/4″ from the left and 1″ from the top of the page. Use adhesive and foam squares to adhere the ragged edge piece 1 1/2″ from the right and 1/2″ from the top of the page.

Step Thirteen. Adhere the 2 5/8″ note piece 1 3/8″ from the top and 3/4″ from the left. Use adhesive and foam squares to adhere the 2 7/8″ note piece 1/8″ from the right and 2 3/4″ from the top of the page. Adhere the green arrow 1 1/4″ from the top and 1 1/2″ from the right of the page. Adhere the cutout tree to the plain tree. Use adhesive and foam squares Use adhesive and foam squares to adhere the tree slightly over the right hand side and 1 1/8″ from the top of the page.

Step Fourteen. Adhere the photo 1 5/8″ from the top and 1/2″ from the right of the page. Adhere the Remember the Now label 1/8: from the right and 1 1/2″ from the bottom of the page.

Step Fifteen. Use adhesive and foam squares to adhere the two trees to the right of the Remember the Now sentiment on the label. Adhere the other arrow underneath the Remember the Now label as desired.

Thanks for joining me today! I hope that I’ve inspired you to create your own version of my Remember the Now Planner Page at home and I hope that you have a very Merry Christmas.

Katelyn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:

  • Distress Ink: Walnut Stain and Chipped Sapphire
  • Blending Tool with Foam
  • Ranger Ink: Emboss It Dabber
  • Emerald Creek Craft Supplies: Iridescent Shimmer Embossing Powder
  • Echo Park Paper: Winter Market Paper Pack
  • Misc: Black Journaling Pen

Joset Designs Planner Essentials Scrapbooking

Places I’ve Been – Delaware

January 8, 2021

Karen here today. I’m still working through my virtual travels in my “Places I’ve Been” journal. Today’s trip is to Delaware. I went with a girlfriend in December 2019. For today’s post, I decided to finally try out the Planner Essentials 22, Planner Pocket 3. It’s a fun die set!

LoVe this. For thee pages, I used mostly paper from Reminiscence, The Book. Some of the embellishments were created from the Mystical Winter Collection and/or from my stash.

To create this page, I cut out the “inner tag” at 4″x7-1/2″ and cut the tag topper and pocket from Planner Essentials 22. I used a transparency for the window. The page base is cut with Planner Essentials 4. A great video on putting together the page can be found here. The letter dies can be found in Planner Essentials 23. I used both the smallest and the medium versions of the letters. To make application easier, I used 101mm Double Sided Adhesive on the paper before cutting it.

The tag is embellished with stamps from Destination Phrases, Water Creatures and Background 1. I used some Stormy Sky and Vintage Photo Distress Oxides (along with black ink). I also added a couple fishes from the Diving Accessories dies and some Artsy Scenery Washi Tape.

The shells and flowers that I used for embellishing the front and back of my Delaware pages are from the Seashells, Flower Power, and Blooming Branches dies. I used small scraps of paper from Mystical Winter, Reminiscence and other scraps in my stash.

The back page also has a few dies from the Planner Labels set. I used White Craft Drops and dies from the Reinforcement Variety Pack 1 and 2.

So much fun creating these pages! Thank you for stopping by.

Craftily yours, Karen

Supplies from Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other Supplies

Scrap paper, Oxide Inks, Black Ink,

Cardmaking Elizabeth Craft Designs General Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs Silk Microfine Glitter Soft Finish Cardstock Stamping Sue Smith Creative Designs Videos

Winter Wishes Snowman card

January 7, 2021

Hello and Happy New Year 2021! It´s Sanna here again with my January project share. I wanted to create a winter themed greeting card for this month and used the cute Jack Frost die by Joset with Planner Essentials Christmas Figures tree die to create the winter scene.

Here are the steps to the card:

Step 1: Die cut a strip of white paper with Adventure Edges to create a DIY stencil from paper. Use it to ink the background could pattern onto a white card base.
Step 2: Apply a Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheet onto a piece of white Soft Finish Cardstock and die cut the tree from Planner Essentials 34 Christmas Figures die set. Make sure the adhesive is on the backside when die cutting the whole tree, but pointing towards you when die cutting the filigrane tree die piece. You will need the adhesive on top of be able to add glitter later.
Step 3: Now die cut the Snowflake from white Soft Finish Cardstock (also add an adhesive sheet on the back here too for easier adhering). Also die cut a few snowflakes using the Snow Globe die set, but this time again make sure the adhesive is on top.


Step 4: Using Distress Inks, apply color to the tree and the snowman parts. I used tones: Gathered Twigs, Old Paper, Black Soot, Evergreen Bough, Salty Ocean and Spiced Marmalade.
Step 5: Apply Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter onto the filigrane tree piece as well as the snowflakes.


Step 6: Adhere the green inked tree onto the card base and attach the filigrane, glittered tree piece on top. Now build the snowman together and adhere all pieces on place.
Step 7: Now use the For You stamp set by Sue Smith in combination with Joset´s Winter Sentiments to create the sentiment: “Winter Wishes” and stamp that onto the bottom of the card with black stamp ink. Apply the glittered snowflakes onto the background and the card is done.

I´ve again recorded a start-to-finish video for you to watch. I hope it gives you an even better idea on each and every step of this card.

I hope you enjoy this little card tutorial and get inspired to create fun wintery cards yourself! Wishing you all a nice January!!

Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Other:
Sizzix Big Shot A4
Distress Inks – Ranger Inc.
Ink blending tool
Black stamp ink – Hero Arts
Kraft sheet, Acrylic block
Black pen – Faber-Castell

A Way With Words Elizabeth Craft Designs General Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs Soft Finish Cardstock

Let Your Dreams Soar Card

January 2, 2021

Hey Crafters! Katelyn here, sharing with you my Let Your Dreams Soar Card.

To create my Let Your Dreams Soar Card, I’ve used a variety of dies from Suzanne Cannon and Jost Designs. You’ll want to read below as I share with you how to recreate my card at home.

Step One. Choose two pieces of patterned paper out of the Worn Wood Paper Pack. From the first patterned paper, die cut a 4 1/4″ Stitched Indented Square. From the second patterned paper, die cut a 4 1/2″ Fitted Indented Square. Distress the edges of the square. Ink the edges of the squares using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Two. Die cut the 4 1/4″ Stitched Indented Rectangle out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Distress the edges of the square. Ink the edges of the square using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Three. Place the 3 1/4″ Stitched Circle on a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Nest a 2 3/4″ Stitched Circle inside of the 3 1/4″ Stitched Circle and die cut the circles.

Step Four. From the Create a Wreath die, die cut the bow out of a piece of coral paper.

Step Five. From the Create a Wreath die, die cut one of the branches eighteen times out of piece of green paper.

Step Six. Die cut the small flower from the Christmas Accents die five times out of a piece of coral patterned paper.

Step Seven. From the Christmas Accents die, die cut the centers five times out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Step Eight. Apply Potting Soil Archival Ink to the Let your dreams soar sentiment from the Soar Collection Stamp Set and stamp onto a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Fussy cut around the sentiment. Ink the edges of the sentiment using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Nine. Adhere the 4 1/2″ square to the 4 3/4″ square. Foam square the 4 1/4″ square to the 4 1/2″ square.

Step Ten. Adhere the branches around the circle as desired.

Step Eleven. Adhere the bow to the top of the wreath.

Step Twelve. Shape the flowers and adhere two centers into each flower. Adhere the five flowers as desired around the wreath.

Step Thirteen. Foam square the wreath to the middle of the 4 1/4″ square.

Step Fourteen. Adhere the sentiment to the middle of the wreath.

Step Fifteen. Cut a cardbase out of White Soft Finish Cardstock that measures 4 3/4″ x 9 1/2″, score at 4 3/4″. Adhere the cardfront to the cardbase.

Thanks for joining me today! I hope that I’ve inspired you to create your own version of my Let Your Dreams Soar Card.

Katelyn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:

  • Distress Ink: Walnut Stain
  • Blending Tool with Foam
  • Ranger Ink: Potting Soil Archival Ink
  • Graphic 45: Woodland Friends – 12×12 Patterns & Solids
Art Journal Collection Cardmaking Joset Designs Silk Microfine Glitter

Glitter & Templates

December 30, 2020

Karen here today, sharing a couple cards I made using Silk Microfine Glitter and the templates that are part of the Art Journal Collection. I also used some of the pretty papers and dies that are available here at Elizabeth Craft Designs. Now that Christmas is over, I thought I’d create a couple cards for Valentine’s Day!

LoVe the sweet Honey Bear die! He’s the cutest! I colored him with Distress Inks in Tea Dye and Antique Linen and a couple Copic markers. The Scalloped Heart die has a Fitted Heart Cut out of the center and is cut from Kraft cardstock. I then covered it with 101mm Double Sided Adhesive and used a stencil from the Pattern Stencil Pack. (The stencil really sticks – so do this with some caution!) With the stencil in place, I put down some Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter and then CAREFULLY removed the stencil and put down Antique Silver. Here’s a close-up of that pretty glitter.

The sentiment is from the Bear Hugs set and is cut with a Stitched Circle Die. The background paper is from the Reminiscence Book.

The next card used the Florals of Winter dies. The “edge” die is covered with Silk Microfine Glitter in Cool Diamond (with White Soft Finish Cardstock – 90 lb) and Silver using a different stencil. The flowers are also from the Florals of Winter dies and are painted with the ECD Watercolors. Again, the sentiment is from Bear Hugs and is cut with the Diagonal Stitched Fishtails die. The background paper is from the Mystical Winter Collection.

Thank you for stopping by!

Craftily yours, Karen

Supplies from Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other Supplies

Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs Paper Flowers Soft Finish Cardstock Sue Smith Creative Designs

Wish Big Card

December 29, 2020

Hey Crafters! Katelyn here, sharing with you my Wish Big Card.

To create my card, I’ve used dies from the Paper Flower Collection as well as Joset Designs and stamps from Sue Smith Creative Design. You’ll want to read below as I share with you how to recreate my card at home.

Step One. Choose two pieces of spring patterned paper. Die cut a 4″ Stitched Indented Rectangle out of one of the papers. Die cut a 3 1/2″ Stitched Indented Rectangle out of the other patterned paper. Distress the edges of both rectangles. Ink the edges of both rectangles using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Two. Choose another piece of coordinating spring patterned paper. Die cut a 3 3/4″ Fitted Indented Rectangle out of the paper. Distress the edges of the rectangle. Ink the edges of the rectangle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Three. Die cut a 2 1/4″ Fitted Rounded Rectangle out of a piece of cream cardstock. Take the Wish Big stamp out of the For You Stamp Set and apply Broken China Distress Ink to the stamp. Stamp onto the middle of the rectangle. Distress the edges of the rectangle. Ink the edges of the rectangle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Four. From the Florals 3 die, die cut the each leaf twice out of green cardstock. Ink the edges of all four leaves using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Five. Die cut all three flowers from the Florals 3 die twice out of a piece of pink cardstock. Die cut all three flowers from the Florals 3 die once out of a piece of pink patterned paper that coordinates with the other papers. Die cut the centers once out of cream cardstock.

Step Six. Adhere the 3 3/4″ rectangle to the 4″ rectangle. Adhere the 3 1/2″ rectangle to the 3 3/4″ rectangle.

Step Seven. Foam square the Wish Big rectangle 1/8″ from the right and 5/8″ from the bottom of the 3 1/2″ rectangle.

Step Eight. Shape the leaves. Adhere the flowers together. Adhere the centers to the middle of the flowers.

Step Nine. Adhere the leaves as desired on the left hand side of the sentiment.

Step Ten. Foam square the flowers over top of the leaves as desired.

Step Eleven. Cut a cardbase out of White Soft Finish Cardstock that measures 4″ x 10 1/2″, score at 5 1/4″. Adhere the cardfront to the cardbase.

Thanks for joining me today! I hope that I’ve inspired you to create your own version of my Wish Big Card at home.

Katelyn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:

  • Distress Ink: Broken China and Walnut Stain
  • Blending Tool with Foam
  • Graphic 45: Woodland Friends Patterned Paper Pack and Woodland Friends – 12×12 Patterns & Solids
  • Misc: Cream Cardstock
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