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’tis the Season

November 23, 2021

Hi there,


It’s Tanja here and today I want to show you how to create this adorable snowman card.

Step1:

  • cut out all the elements needed to create a snowman from the Jack Frost die set

Step 2: Adding Color

  • color the elements with Alcohol Markers
  • add shading with Distress Ink (Black Soot, Speckled Egg) and highlights with a white gel pen

Step 3: Create the Background

  • add color with Distress Oxide Ink (Chipped Sapphire, Weathered Wood
  • add splatters with water and white gouache
  • stamp some weeds from the Kindness set with Versamark and heat emboss them with Ranger Liquid Platinum embossing powder
  • cut out a hill-shape using one of the Adventure Edges 2 dies

Step 4: Finishing Touches

  • stamp the sentiment from the Classic Christmas Sentiments set with Distress Oxide Ink Peacock Feathers
  • add Craft Drops Pearl Rose as berries

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

ECD
Jack Frost
Kindness
Classic Christmas Sentiments
white Soft Finish Cardstock
Craft Drops Pearl Rose
Adventure Edges 2

Other
Distress Oxide Ink (Chipped Sapphire, Weathered Wood, Peacock Feathers)
Distress Ink (Speckled Egg, Black Soot)
white gouache
white gel pen
Ranger Liquid Platinum embossing powder
Versamark
Alcohol Marker

Cardmaking Craft Drops Inspiration from the Design Team Joset Designs

Autumn is Calling

November 11, 2021

Hey Friends! It’s Ek, and today I am totally embracing all things fall. I am not gonna lie, my favorite two holidays to craft for are Halloween and Christmas, but Thanksgiving is hands down my actual most favorite calendar holiday. The idea of stoping and joining hands with the people you love and giving thanks for all that you have is something that each year always makes my heart warm. But crafting for this holiday has not always been easy. However, with the release of Joset’s die collection this fall, creating for my favorite holiday has gotten so much easier. Today I am playing with the Turkey die set, and falling right into autumn.

Step One: Die set the Turkey die set from 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock.

Step Two: Using Distress Ink, blend color onto the Turkey body parts. I used Wild Honey, Rusty Hinge and Vintage Photo.

Step Three: Blend ink over the leaves and the rest of the Turkey accessories. I used Black Soot, Barn Door, Crackling Campfire, Ripe Persimmon, Scattered Straw, Shabby Shutters, and Peeled Paint.

Step Four: Using a liquid adhesive, such as Kids Choice Glue, adhere the Turkey pieces together.

Step Five: Using a black and white gel pen, fill in the eyes and add highlights.

Step Six: Die cut a background out of 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock. Splatter Distress Ink in the colors of the leaves onto the background die cut. Using a piece of printed paper, such as one found in the Worn Wood paper collection, die cut it with the Stitched Rounded Square die set. Adhere both the background and the square die cut to a 6×6 inch card frame using 10mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step Seven: Using a liquid adhesive, such as Kids Choice Glue, adhere the Turkey to the card frame.

Step Eight: Adhere the leaves around the Turkey with a liquid adhesive. Add a sentiment to the card by stamping fall themed sentiment from the Autumn Words stamp set. Finally add some Craft Drops to the card by adding fall colored Drops in Pearl Olive, Pearl Rose, and Metallic Gold.

I am so happy to have some crafting supplies that coordinate with Thanksgiving.

Let us know in the comments below what your favorite holiday is. Until then, happy crafting.



Joset Designs

Boo – Quick and Easy Halloween Card

October 12, 2021

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and today I am sharing the step-by-step tutorial for this quick and easy Halloween Card:

Step 1: Die-Cutting

  • die cut all the elements needed for our adorable Halloween Pumpkin from white Soft Finish Cardstock using the Scarecrow and Pumpkin die sets

Step 2: Coloring and Shading

  • color the die cut elements with Alcohol Markers and add extra shading with Distress Ink
  • cover the pumpkin background and the with hat with gold and clear glitter

Step 3: Assembly

  • assemble your Halloween Pumpkin

Step 4: Create the Background

  • cut out a black panel and a strip of green cardstock
  • die cut the scalloped circle and the circle from orange glitter paper and black cardstock using dies from the Pizza Box set

Step 5: Stamping

  • stamp some bats and the sentiment from the Halloween Party set with Versafine Clair Nocturne onto the strip of green cardstock

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs –

Other –
Alcohol Marker
Distress Ink
clear and gold Glitter Pen
black Cardstock
orange Glitter Paper
green Cardstock
Versafine Clair Nocturne

Cardmaking

Hold on Tight to your Dreams

September 14, 2021

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this rather clean and simple card with a stunning background:

Step 1: Create the Background

  • add color to s rectangular piece of watercolor paper using Distress Oxide Inks (Faded Jeans, Prize Ribbon) and a Blending Brush
  • add some water droplets for extra texture
  • stamp some greenery from the Kindness set with Versamark and heat emboss them with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • ink up the edges with Distress Ink Black Soot

Step 2: Adding the Sentiment

  • add whichever sentiment you like; you could go ahead and also heat-emboss it directly to the blue background
  • I decided to use one of my pre-made sentiments: white heat-embossing on black cardstock to mirror the black around the edges of the panel

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Other:
Distress Oxide Ink (Faded Jeans, Prize Ribbon)
Distress Ink Black Soot
water droplets
Versamark
WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
pre-made sentiment

Cardmaking Inspiration from the Design Team Joset Designs

Fall Harvest Friends

September 9, 2021

Hi Friends, it’s EK. I don’t know about you, but I am ready for Fall. I am ready for the leaves to drop and the weather to turn into something that needs a sweater and maybe a scarf. At least for me, those days are still pretty far off, but I figured I could at least craft myself into the season. Today I have created a trio of Fall Harvest themed cards using Joset’s critter dies to craft these fall feeling designs.

Step One: Create the backgrounds. Die cut a circle mask using the Stitched Circles die set. Lay on your background to be a harvest moon. In a splatter box, spray a collection of fall inspired colors Distress Sprays onto some already damp Watercolor Paper. I used Tattered Rose, Victorian Velvet and Shaded Lilac.

Step Two: Spray Distress Oxide along the top edge of the background. I used Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide. Remove the mask and head seat the background.

Step Three: Spray clean water into the ‘moon’ and let ink run into the white space. Dry. Press ink int any left over ink for a smooched look. Heat set.

Step Four: Repeat steps one through three with a different background color. Here I used Antique Linen, Mowed Lawn, and Forest Moss Distress Stain Spray and Bundled Sage Distress Oxide Spray.

Step Five: Repeat steps one through three for a third time using different colors. Here I sed Antique Linen, Wild Honey and Rusty Hinge Distress Stain Spray and Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Spray.

Step Six: Splatter each background with reflective shimmer ink. I used Perfect Pearls in both original and pewter.

Step Seven: Die cut the backgrounds with the Stitched Indented Rectangle die set.

Step Eight: Create Harvest trees. Using the Tree die set, die cut three trees out of cardstock. I used black, grey and blue cardstock for my trees.

Step Nine: Emboss each die cut three with a subtle color so the trees each have shine.

I used on the on the grey cardstock Distress Embossing Glaze in Rusty Hinge, on the blue cardstock Distress Embossing Glaze in Tattered Rose, and on the black cardstock on old pot of glitter vintage mahogany embossing powder.

Step Ten: Create the critters. Start by die cutting the critter out of 90lb Soft Finish Cardstock. Here I used the Fox die set.

Step Eleven: Using Distress Ink, color the die cut pieces.

Step Twelve: Using a liquid adhesive, such as Kids Choice Glue, assembled the critter. I used the holiday hat trim from the die set to create a scarf for the Fox to wear.

Step Thirteen: Repeat steps ten through twelve with the Moose dies set.

Step Fourteen: Repeat steps ten through twelve with the Owl die set. I also used the holiday hat die in the set to create a scarf for this critter.

Step Fifteen: Adhere the background onto an A2 card frame using 10mm Clear Double Sided Tape. Adhere the tree to the background. Add a critter to the card. I used the blue background, the tattered rose embossed Tree and the blue toned Owl to the first card.

The green background got the glitter Tree and the Moose die set.

The orange background got the rusty hinge Tree and the Fox.

Step Sixteen: Using the Zen Sentiments stamp set, add a sentiment to each of the cards.

What do you think? Did these cards embrace the beginning of fall? Let us know in the comments below. Until then, happy crafting.


Inspiration from the Design Team Stamping Watercolor Watercolor Palette

Discover Beauty

August 24, 2021

Hi there,

it’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this monochromatic watercolor greeting card.

Step 1: Stamping

  • stamp the largest flower from the Kindness set with Distress Ink Shaded Lilac onto a rectangular piece cut from watercolor paper

Step 2: Coloring

  • mix the colors Mauve and Prussian Blue from the Watercolor Palette to create a beautiful purple
  • apply a light wash into the background
  • color the flower with your watercolor mixture

Step 3: Finishing Touches

  • add purple and white splatters
  • rub on the sentiment
  • add a strip of purple cardstock and patterned paper to the left side of the panel before adhering it to a cardbase

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

ECD
Kindness Stamp Set
watercolor paper
Watercolor Palette

Other:
Distress Ink Shaded Lilac
patterned paper
rub-ons

Stamping Watercolor Palette

Blossom

July 27, 2021

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this loose watercolor tag.

Step 1: Stamping

  • stamp one of the flowers and the sentiment from the Blossom set with Versafine Clair Morning Mist onto a watercolor tag cut with one of the dies from the Planner Essentials 2 set

Step 2: Adding Color

  • use the Watercolor Palette to add color to your tag
  • first apply a light blue wash into the background
  • afterwards drop in some saturated pink and purple tones to the flower
  • add some pink and purple splatters as well

Step 3: Finishing Touches

  • ink up the edges of the tag with Distress Ink Black Soot
  • stamp some numbers and some ink splotches from the Background Stamps 2 set with Versafine Clair Nocturne
  • add some white splatters
  • dye a piece of torn seam binding with Distress Ink (Dusty Purple, Black Soot) and thread it through the hole of the tag

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

ECD
Blossom
Planner Essentials 2
Watercolor Palette
Background Stamps 2
watercolor paper

Other
Versafine Clair (Morning Mist, Nocturne)
Distress Ink (Dusty Concord, Black Soot)
seam binding

Charlene Stamps

Poppy Tag

May 25, 2021

Hi there,

it’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this Poppy Tag:

Step 1: Die Cutting and Stamping

  • die cut the smaller tag from the Planner Essentials 2 die set from smooth white cardstock
  • stamp the poppies from the Poppy Dream set with Lawn Fawn Jet Black

Step 2: Coloring

  • color the image with Spectrum Noir Triblend Markers
  • add details with a white gel pen

Step 3: Finishing Touches

  • add splatters with watered-down Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals Black Hole Black
  • dye a strand of torn seam binding with leftover Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals Black Hole Black and watered- down Distress Ink Candied Apple and thread it through the hole of the tag

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

ECD
Planner Essentials 2
Poppy Dream
Journal Words

Other
smooth white cardstock
Lawn Fawn Jet Black
Distress Ink Candied Apple
Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magicals Black Hole Black
seam binding

Joset Designs

Love grows here

May 11, 2021

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this sweet card in a step-by-step tutorial:

Step 1: Die-Cutting

  • die cut all the elements for the girl with a sunflower from white Soft Finish Cardstock using the Farmer, Holiday Elf His and Hers and the Farm Accessories sets

Step 2: Add Color

  • use Alcohol Markers to add color to the die cuts and add extra shading with Distress Ink (Scatterd Straw, Brushed Corduroy, Tattered Rose)

Step 3: Creating the Background

  • use patterned paper and the Adventure Edges 2 die set to create the background elements
  • stamp the sentiment from the Life is better on the Farm set with Versamark onto a strip of kraft cardstock and heat-emboss it with Wow! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • add some faux stitching around the sentiment strip with a white gel pen

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Other:
Alcohol Marker
Distress Ink
Patterned Paper
Versamark
WOW! Bright Super Fine embossing powder
white gel pen

Art Journal Collection

Butterfly Art Journal Page

April 27, 2021

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this Butterfly Art Journal Page:

Step 1: Creating the Background

  • apply Embossing Paste through the Waves stencil on a piece of watercolor paper and let this layer dry thoroughly
  • add color using pinks from the Watercolor Palette
  • ink up the edges with Distress Ink Black Soot and add some splatters with watered-down black acrylic ink

Step 2: Creating the Butterfly

  • roll a piece of purple tissue paper for the butterfly’s body
  • add little antennas – I used ready-made stamen that you would normally use for flower centers
  • cut out two wings from vellum using a die from the Butterfly Pocket Insert set
  • color the vellum with a light teal Alcohol Marker
  • assemble the butterfly using hot glue
  • add a pre-made sentiment

I hope you got inspired.

Hugs,

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other
Embossing Paste
Distress Ink
Acrylic Paint
Tissue Paper
Vellum
Alcohol Marker
Hit Glue

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