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Hi Notecard

March 29, 2021

Hey Crafters! Katelyn here, sharing with you my Hi Notecard.

To create my notecard, I’ve used dies from the Paper Flower Collection, Els van de Burgt Studio and Joset Designs as well as stamps from the Art Journal Collection. You’ll want to read below as I share with you how to recreate my notecard at home.

Step One. Choose two pieces of patterned paper from the Worn Wood Paper Pack. Die cut a 4 1/4″ Stitched Indented Square out of one of the patterned papers. Die cut a 4″ Fitted Indented Square out of the other patterned paper. Ink the edges of both squares using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Two. Die cut a 3 3/4″ Stitched Indented Square out of a piece of kraft cardstock. Ink the edges of the square using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Three. Die cut a 1 1/2″ Stitched Circle out of a piece of kraft cardstock. Next, you’ll need the letters H & I from the Morning Letters Stamp Set. Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the letters and stamp onto the circle. Ink the edges of the circle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Four. Die cut the Elegant Ornament out of a piece of brown patterned paper. Cut the ornament down to 4 1/4″.

Step Five. From the Florals 6, die cut the leaves three times out of a piece of green patterned paper.

Step Six. Die cut the Medium, small and extra small flower twice out of a blue lightly patterned paper. Die cut the medium, small and extra small flower once out of a blue patterned paper. Die cut the centres once out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Ink the edges of all of the flowers using Walnut Stain Distress Ink.

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

Step Eight. Adhere the elegant ornament in the middle of the 3 3/4″ square. Adhere the 1 1/2″ stitched square to the middle of the elegant ornament.

Step Nine. Adhere the coordinating flowers together. Adhere a white centre in the middle of each flower.

Step Ten. Adhere the three leaves as desired on the left hand side of the card front. Use adhesive and foam squares to adhere the three flowers to the left side of the elegant ornament, making sure the flowers cover the bottom of the leaves.

Step Eleven. To finish the card, cut a cardbase out of White Soft Finish Cardstock that measures 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 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 Hi Notecard at home.

Katelyn

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used:

Other Supplies Used:

  • Distress Ink: Walnut Stain
  • Blending Tool with Foam
  • Ranger Ink: Jet Black Archival Ink
  • Graphic 45: Bird Watcher 12×12 Patterns & Solids
  • Misc: Kraft Cardstock
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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
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Holy Night Card

December 24, 2020

Hey Crafters! Katelyn here, sharing with you my Holy Night Card.

To create my Holy Night Card, I’ve used a variety of the dies from the Planner Essentials Collection and Joset Designs as well as stamps from Sue Smith. You’ll want to read below as I share with you how to recreate my card at home.

Step One. Choose two piece of patterned paper out of the Reminiscence The Book. From the first patterned paper, die cut a 4 3/4″ Stitched Indented Square. From the second patterned paper, die cut a 4 1/4″ Stitched Indented Square. On the 4 1/4″ square, tear in a bit of the paper on three of the sides. Distress the edges of the squares. Ink the edges of the squares using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Two. Choose another piece of patterned paper out of the Reminiscence The Book. From the patterned paper, die cut a 4 1/2″ Fitted Indented Square. 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. Choose another piece of patterned paper out of the Reminiscence The Book as well you will also need the patterned paper you used for the 4 1/2″ square. From the patterned paper you used for the 4 1/2″ square, die cut a 1″ Diagonal Stitched Fishtail. From the other patterned paper, die cut a 3/4″ Diagonal Stitched Fishtail. Cut the 1″ fishtail down to 4 1/4″. Cut the 3/4″ fishtail down to 3 3/4″ Distress the edges of both fishtails. Ink the edges of the fishtails using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Four. From the Reminiscence the Book, you’ll need a piece of cream paper. Die cut the plain globe from the Planner Essentials 28 – Globe die out of the cream paper. Die cut the detailed globe out of Champagne Foil paper. Using a felt applicator, apply Mushroom alcohol ink to the detailed globe as desired. Distress the edges of the cream globe. Ink the edges of the cream globe using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.

Step Five. From the Snowy Windows die, die cut the one of the small snowflakes once and die cut the other small snowflake twice out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Die cut the one of the small snowflakes once and die cut the other small snowflake twice out of Silver Foil Paper. Using a felt applicator, apply Mushroom alcohol ink to the silver snowflakes as desired.

Step Six. You’ll need the Holy Night stamp from the Noel Stamp Set. Apply Emboss It Ink to the stamp and stamp onto a piece of vellum. Sprinkle Copper Scroll Modern Gilding Powders over the stamped words. Tap off the excess powder and emboss with a heat tool. Once the stamped words have cooled, cut the word into a strip.

Step Seven. 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 Eight. Adhere the 1″ fishtail 3/8″ from the left and all the way to the top of the 4 1/4″ square. Adhere the 3/4″ fishtail 7/8″ from the left and all the way to the top of the 4 1/4″ square.

Step Nine. Adhere the detailed globe to the plain globe. Foam square the plain globe to the middle of the 4 1/4″ square.

Step Ten. Adhere one of the foil snowflakes to the coordinating white snowflake. Repeat for the remaining snowflakes. Adhere the snowflakes as desired around the globe.

Step Eleven. Adhere the Holy Night word strip to the bottom right side of the globe.

Step Twelve. 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 Holy Night Card 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
  • Alcohol Ink: Mushroom
  • Blending Tool with Foam
  • Ranger Ink: Emboss It Dabber
  • Emerald Creek Craft Supplies: Copper Scroll Modern Gilding Powders
  • Misc: Champagne Foil Paper and Silver Foil Paper
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