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Take it easy

May 26, 2022

Hi all! I have a new planner page to share with you. I’ve made the right side another time so now I need to make the left side. When I make pages next to each other I use the same colors and the same elements. For this page I used the new Special Kit ‘Suitcase’, some Planner Essentials stencils, Planner Essentials dies and the cute Octopus from Joset.

For this page I used some older dies and Planner Essentials 1 with a tab at the top. I used Paint On Denim paper for this part. Then I used the dies from Planner Essentials 29 as layer. For this piece I added some structure with the newest Planner Essentials Stencils and Distress Oxide ‘Walnut Stain’.

Before I adhere this part at the base I gave the sides some Distress Ink Frayed Burlap. All the pieces I used are inked with the same color. At the right side I added a strip from an older die.

The next step is making the suitcase. I need 2 suitcases for this card because I want to open the suitcase.

As you can see I added a blue wave at the bottom of the suitcase which is included in the kit. I made a score line in this die so you can adhere this at the back and front of the suitcase.

So back to the front. First I made some structure again the Planner Essentials Stencils and Distress Oxide Ink Stormy Sky. Then I made the boat and the suitcase straps. To close the suitcase I used a piece of hemp cord.

Then the inside of the suitcase. At the top I made a little pocket with on top the new stamp from CS269 which is in the suitcase. I also used some leftover pieces and a little tab.

At the bottom I used the same colors.

For this part I used the Octopus with his wheel and also stamp CS269. I stamped ‘take it easy’ in 2 pieces so you can make it smaller.

Before I adhere the suitcase at the page I made something behind it. I used the fishtail dies from the suitcase kit. Behind this dies I put some elements from the Reminiscene the Book 4 but also some dies which I kept from other projects, like the Photo Film Slides and the structure die.

Here you can see the whole page when the suitcase is folded out.

I hope you like this page. I had a lot of fun making this page.

Thank you for reading! See you soon!

Kind regards Lisanne Geerdink

Elizabeth Craft Design supplies:

  • S044 Planner Essentials Stencils 1
  • CS269 Bon Voyage
  • K009 Suitcase
  • Planner A5 Blue Jeans
  • Reminiscene book 4

Other used supplies:

  • Versafine Clair Ink – Nocturne
  • Distress Ink – Frayed Burlap
  • Distress Oxide Ink – Stormy Sky and Walnut Stain
  • Paint On – Denim
  • Micron PN – Black
  • Hemp cord black
  • Kraft paper

Flowers for you

May 19, 2022

Hi Everyone! Irina here today with my first blogpost for Elizabeth Craft Designs. For today’s project I created a card with a rotating element. For this card I used the beautiful Florals 14 and design paper Rainbow of Happiness. A couple of years ago I made a card like this, and I thought it would be great with the new paper flowers! I will explain step by step how I made this card.

Start with a piece of cardstock from 8 x 5 inch and score at 4 inch.

Cut your design paper 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 and glue it on the front.

Take a cirkle die from about 2,5 inch and centre it on the front.

Run it trough your die cutting machine. Be sure you don’t throw away the circle because we need that part later.

Take another piece of cardstock 8 x 5 inch. Score at 2, 4 and 6 inch. Fold it as you see in the picture.

Glue the first part on your card base as in the picture.

Glue the second part as in the picture above.

Now it looks like this.

Put glue only on the right side. Take your cirkle and glue it down there.

Be sure you have glued only one side. Now it looks like this.

Blend your flower and glue it together.

Glue it on the cirkle.

Take a nice sentiment to add on your card.

I also made a short instruction video on YouTube.

I hope you enjoyed making this card! Thanks for reading and watching the blog.


Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:

Other products:

Distress oxide victorian velvet



Dimension is Everything

May 13, 2022

Hello, Marla here today with a simple, yet bold card featuring the Ginko leaf from the ECD “Ferns” die set. One of my favorite crafty items is foam tape. It takes a simple stamp or die on a card to a whole new level. (Pun intended) Let’s get started on this quick and easy card.

Step 1. Cut several Ginko leaves, to cover your card panel. Choose paper that will work with your coloring medium. I used watercolor paper for my images and colored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers.

Step 2. Using 1/8″ foam tape behind each of the die cuts.

Step 3. Die cut your sentiment using the “Stitched Letters and Numbers” dies and color. Cut each letter three times. Color one set of letters then stack and glue the remaining letters for dimension

Step 4. Cut a piece of complimentary cardstock to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and add your Ginko pieces. Make sure to allow portions to hang over the edges. Use your scissors to trim the excess.

Step 5. Adhere the panel to a 4.25″ x 5.5″ top folding card panel.

Step 6. Add the sentiment to the card.

That finishes my card for today. I hope you will add consider adding dimension to your cards for a little drama. Thank you for taking time to stop by. Until next time…. Marla

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Inspiration from the Design Team Scrapbooking Sidekick Essentials Stamping Uncategorized

Create a Garden Mini Album using Sidekick Essentials Planner Dies

May 10, 2022
Hello everyone, Annette Green back again today with a fun little mini album project you can create in an afternoon using three Sidekick Essentials dies, a few stamp sets, your favorite papers and some chipboard. I’ve created a video tutorial so you can follow along and hopefully make one of these yourself!
I’ve used the Sidekick Essentials 1, 12 and 16 for this album because each one has a base page to use along with very versatile embellishment pieces. I’ve used Graphic 45 papers in my stash, but really any papers will do, so I encourage you to go to your supplies you have on hand.
I ended up using images from five different stamp sets (Memorable, Paper Love, Planted with Love, Home & Nature and In My Garden) but you can use whatever you have to make this album work for you. I’ve linked everything below if you’re looking to expand your collection.
As I describe in the video, I mixed Graphic 45 collections along with 49 & Market to make a really feminine, garden-themed album, but I can imagine this album with masculine papers too. So in the video, I share the basic assembly of the base album first, then I show how I decorated it toward the end of the video. I hope you find it interesting to watch and that it inspires you to give it a try. Thanks for stopping in today.

Blue Bells

May 1, 2022

Hi Everyone It’s Els here and it is my turn again to give you some inspiration, I made some Blue Bells, I love these flowers they fit perfectly on a Spring or Mothersday card………..Below you find the step by step instructions to make this card, You also can use it for a birthday card. Have fun creting this!

  • Cut out several flowers from the Florals 10, I used the small and 1 size up, I used 8 big ones and 6 small ones, then color all the flowers with Blue Ink.
  • Take 2 stamens, fold them double and put a wire around it and twist it, pull this in to the hole of the flower
  • Fold the petals up
  • Bent the top of the petals back with a tweezer.
  • For the smaller flowers I cut the stamens very short. they stick out a bit.
  • Wrap flowertape around the wire.
  • Start on the top and place the flowers one by one on the wire with the flowertape.
  • Make 2 of them.
  • Cut the flowers from Florals 14 2x and color them green, then shape them.
  • Stamp the fairy with the Blue Bells and color the background. The Card is 51/2 – 71/2
  • I made a moon with a template and splatter some waterdrops on it.
  • Connect the stem with floraltape and glue them on your card. Put the leaves on the bottom.
  • Used Materials:
  • Elizabeth Craft Designs dies Florals 14 for the leaves, Florals 10 for the Blue bells
  • Other materials:
  • Fairy stamp, Inks, glitter, White and black marker, stamens, wire, floraltape, white and black cardstock, template moon.
  • I hope you liked the tutorial and give this card a try………….

Joset Designs Planner Essentials Soft Finish Cardstock Uncategorized

Good things

April 7, 2022

Hi all! Lisanne here, with a new blogpost for all of you.

Today I share a planner page with you with most of all new dies and stamps from the Time to Travel collection. I also used some older planner dies and dies from Joset. In this blogpost I will explain how I made this.

As base I used the Fruity Summer dies. I used blue paper from Reminiscene the book 4 and put some light yellow paper from Reminiscene the book 2 at the back. I love you combination of blue and yellow. I also adhere the reinforcements in black and kraft at the page.

Now is time to build up the page. First I made a little shaker element with Planner Essentials 42. I used paper from the Reminiscene book and put some acetate at the frame in front. I only put some double sided adhesive at the frame with some lemon shake material. Just put a reinforcement at it and a little piece of hemp cord.

I like to put things behind a tag or in this case my shaker label. So I die-cut and stamped the Film Frame, also a new dies en stamp. I also put a scallop round with a little stamping on it to. This stamp is also from the Time to Travel collection.

At the top I put two umbrella’s behind the shaker label.

The next step is making the crab with the shells. This is a dies from the sea collection from Joset. I coloured this with Distress Ink. At the list below you can see all the colours I used. At the end I put some glossy accents at the eyes from the crab.

At least I made the anchor at put the same colour hemp cord at it. And then the page is done.

I’ll hope you like the page and get some ideas.

Hope to see you soon!

Kinds regards,

Lisanne Geerdink

Elizabeth Craft Design supplies:

Other used supplies:

  • Distress Ink: Frayed Burlap, Vintage Photo, Wild Honey, Tea Dye, Dried Marigold, Black Soot, Ripe Persimmon, Carved Pumpkin, Weathered Wood
  • Versafine Clair Ink: Nocturne and Fallen Leaves
  • Acetate
  • Lemon Sprinkle Mix


March 30, 2022

Happy Wednesday crafty friends! Michelle here and I’m back to share a card made using the beautiful Mindfulness Stamp Set.

Step 1: Cut a piece of watercolour paper to 4.25″x5.5″ and create an ombré watercolour wash using Prussian Blue from the 24 Pan Watercolour Palette. Set that aside to dry.

Step 2: Stamp the floral image from the Mindfulness Stamp Set using an alcohol marker friendly black ink and colour using alcohol ink markers.

Step 3: Cut out the image using the coordinating die. Also cut out 2 more, without stamping the image. This will allow you to stack them together to add dimension. This is easier than cutting foam tape and/or foam squares as there are small areas. Also stamp the Mindfulness sentiment using black ink and cut that out with the coordinating die.

Step 4: Cut a piece of white cardstock to 3.75″x5″ and lightly ink blend using a blue ink on the bottom right hand corner of the paper and slowly fade away towards the upper left. Add some splatters using a black gouache, trying to keep them on the ink blended area. Set aside to dry.

Step 5: Take the ink blended cardstock and add the Waves Stencil. Apply embossing paste over the stencil, concentrating on the ink blended and splattered area, ensuring not to get a full coverage with the paste. Set aside to fully dry.

Step 6: Once the watercolour piece is dry, diecut it using a tag die. Adhere the stacked florals to the left side of the tag using some 3mm double sided adhesive, making sure that the image hangs off the side a bit. Tie some twine to the top of the tag. Add some foam squares to the back of the sentiment and place that at the bottom of the tag, overlapping the flower a bit. Using foam adhesive adhere the tag to the stencilled piece and then add all of that to an A2 (4.25″x5.5″) top folding cardbase. Add a scattering of a few sequins to finish it off.

Supplies Used:

Joset Designs Sidekick Essentials Uncategorized

Gifts from the garden!

March 28, 2022

Hi everyone, Happy Monday! Its Katie here with a cute little project idea that I wanted to share with you all. I am super excited to get into my garden this year and start my veggie patch, but the ground is still a little frozen here in Alberta, Canada. So I thought I would start by making a few gifts for my gardening friends.

Step 1: Start by cutting out your bunny and carrots from Joset’s Bunny die #1929 using your choice of coordinating cardstock. I inked the edges with grey ink and added some pink to the bunnies cheeks and assembled the bunny and carrots as per the photo above.

Cut your hat and brim from Joset’s Farmer set #1859 using a yellow and red cardstock, I inked the edges with brown ink. Cut one or two black crows from Joset’s Scarecrow die #1907 and one grey crate from Farm Accessories die #1858, and ink the edges with dark brown.

Out of kraft cardstock cut out a Seed Packet from -Sidekick Essentials #16, I inked the edges with brown ink and added a piece of acetate in the window of the seed packet. Then with black ink, I stamped the Seeds label from In my garden stamp set #CS212 onto the top part of the seed packet. Last step, fold up the edges and glue your pocket together and set aside.

Next, I Took apart some sisal rope and added it to the brim of the bunnies hat. (I wanted to make the hat look like it was coming a part) I added the tiny crow to the center.

Next lay your images out as per the picture above or change it up, and adhere your items to the seed packet.

*Optional- I like to speckle with white and brown paint.

My favorite and final step to this project, sign and date the back of your envelope and add your seeds!

The best part of this project is you can create a whole bunch of different seed packets, wildflowers, sunflowers and corn. Just cut out your images and add it to your bunnies crate.

I think cutting out pumpkins from Joset’s Hay Ride #1909 and add them to your crate would be a perfect way to give some of your favorite pumpkin seeds.

I hope you enjoyed my blog post for today, have a wonderful day!!


Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies:

Joset Designs Planner Essentials Soft Finish Cardstock Uncategorized

Happy times

March 23, 2022

Hii all! Here I am again, Lisanne. Today I’m back with a new planner page with some old and new dies from the Planner Essentials. I combined it with the cute Monkey from Joset.

First I start with the base page. I used the Rounded page and some paper from Reminiscene the book 2. The edges are coloured with Distress Ink Frayed Burlap. I die-cut the Film slide to use as frame for my page. Now I can make a stamp for my background in black.

For the next step I made some things with Distress Embossing Glaze. This will give a fantastic look.

So I gave the tab, the circle from the Sea Creatures, the rope and the helmet a rusty look. I coloured the Soft Finish Cardstock with Distress Oxide Ground Espresso, put it into Versamark and add some Distress Embossing Glaze Rustic Wilderness or Peeled Paint at it. Before I heat this I rub some powder off. Now I can heat everything and put some ink at the places who didn’t have the embossing powder. I love love love that look!

Only Distress Oxide Ground Espresso. The rope is from the rope border page.

The rope after heating the powder.

Here the rope with Distress Embossing Glaze and Distress Ink.

I adhere the circle to the page.

As you can see I adhered the Film slide to the page. I also used the sentiment ‘Special’ from the Slider page. It is a big word which I thought is perfect for this page.

I used the tentacles for this page. This gives it more of a sea look, just like the octopus is hiding behind the sentiment.

And then the cute monkey. The monkey is hanging in the rope with the helmet at his head. He is holding the sentiment. I like to build up this animals with Soft Finish Cardstock and Distress Ink.

I think this is everything what I can tell about this page. I hope you like it as much as I do.

Thank you for following along and see you soon!

Kind regards Lisanne

Elizabeth Craft Design supplies:

Other used supplies:

  • 1941 Photo Film slides
  • 1940 Sea Creatures
  • 1938 Rope Border
  • CS261 Framed
  • Versafine Clair Ink Nocturne
  • Distress Oxide Ink Ground Espresso
  • Distress Ink: Frayed Burlap, Vintage Photo, Black Soot, Tea Dye, Rustic Wilderness
  • Distress Crayon: Black Soot, Walnut Stain
  • Distress Embossing Glaze: Peeled Paint, Rustic Wilderness
  • Versamark Ink
  • Heattool
Planner Essentials Uncategorized

Time to travel: the Rope Border page

March 17, 2022

Hello my fellow crafters, and welcome, My name is Devid and I am happy to make another blog for you. this time I am using the new Planner Essentials 49 – Rope Border to make week 9 in my planner. I am making an adjustment to the rope, making it even more realistic. I will explain step by step below.

And here is the finished page! I love this new collection of dies and stamps, and also the paper is absolutely stunning.

If you want to see how I made this please visit:

products used in this project:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:
– Planner Essentials 49 Rope Border 1938
– Planner Essentials CS263 Time to Travel
– Reminiscence the book 4 PB04

other brands:
– Distress ink Frayed Burlap, brushed corduroy and gathered twigs
– Distress glaze rusty hinge and salvaged patina
– Distress embossing ink dauber
– versatile black onyx

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