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Hugs with Gerbera Daisy

March 15, 2017

Hello to all my crafty friends out there!

Welcome to ECD. Today my post for Susan’s Garden Club Team has Susan’s newly launched Garden Notes Gerbera Daisy  and Garden Notes Fairy – Tiger Lily . My Fairy is dancing in her flared skirt and she is super happy. For the background of my card I used the colors of spring.

Have a look!!!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs General Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs Krista Schneider Soft Finish Cardstock

Happy Birthday and a Fun, Easy-to-Make Background

March 6, 2017

Hi Everyone. It’s Tina here today showcasing the new Coloring Stamps and matching dies by Krista Schneider. I have a super fun card to share with you as well as a DIY background. Below you will find easy steps to replicate this card.

Often, I don’t have just what I want as a background to go with patterned papers. I will show you an easy way to create your own coordinating paper using the bubble technique. (It’s the paper shown inside the frame.) Continue Reading

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Birthday Pivot Card and Bonbon Box

February 19, 2017

Hello friends!

Karen Aicken here and I’m happy to be the Guest Designer for today’s blog post. I’m sharing a birthday card made with one of Krista Schneider’s new line of stamps/dies and a coordinating Bonbon box. Since I’m a visual learner, there are lots of photos in this post.

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Els van de Burgt Studio Silk Microfine Glitter Soft Finish Cardstock

So Sweet – Garden Notes Hydrangea from Susan’s Garden

February 17, 2017

Wishing all my friends and fellow crafters a very good day.

Where I live the spring season is in full bloom, marking the end of a hard winter season and the beginning of fresh sunny weather ahead. The spring season brings vibrantly colored flowers that dot the fields and gardens. Flowers brighten our lives with their beauty. One such flower is the hydrangea – also known as the water flower. Hydrangeas signify heartfelt emotions, gratitude and thanksgiving to one you care for, as well as abundance and prosperity. With these emotions in mind I have created this card with the hydrangea as the central theme.

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Elizabeth Craft Designs General Silk Microfine Glitter Soft Finish Cardstock

Gorgeous Tulips from Susan’s Garden

February 15, 2017


Hello my dear friends and welcome to the ECD blog.

It’s Pavitra here. I love to make flowers and it’s so easy to create gorgeous natural looking flowers  with Susan’s Garden flower dies. The Hydrangea, Gerbera Daisies, Roses, and Tulip are among the newest release and you will surely love all of them.

Today I have a card that showcases the new Garden Notes Tulip 2 . It’s a congratulations card with flowers placed against wooden background created using Soft Finish Cardstock.

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Birch Forest Scene

February 13, 2017

Hi everyone,

It’s Frances here for the Elizabeth Craft Designs Coloring Design Team. Today I am playing with one of the new stamp sets designed by Elizabeth Craft Designs’ new Designer Krista Schneider, the Stamps by Krista range. I love creating scenes using stamps, so I decided to use the stamps from the Birch Forest stamp set to create one on my card.

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Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge – February

February 7, 2017

Hello everyone,

Welcome to our February Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge. This month the challenge theme is In Stitches – the Design Team are featuring any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs “Stitched” dies on their cards/projects this month. They can decorate their projects with anything else they like.

For today’s challenge we are giving away sets of the stitched dies ( a pack of 6 separate dies that includes: Stitched Hearts, Fishtails, Squares, Rectangles, Ovals and Circles) to 3 people.

To enter simply leave a comment on this blog post below and tell us “What Designer Challenge would you like to see in the future?”

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing

The winners will be announced on Friday, February 10 on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the Designer’s name under each card to be taken to the Designer’s blog post and will open up in a new window.

To get us started today, Selma Stevenson has created this wonderful Dreamcatcher card. For the “stitched” part of the challenge, Selma has used the Stitched Fishtails, one of the new dies, and the Celebrate sentiment from the Els van de Burgt Studio collection. To decorate her card, Selma has used the Dreamcatcher, Arrows and some of the negative pieces from the Diamond Background (on the sides of her card) – dies all from Joset Designs. Selma used Soft Finish Cardstock to create her card and embellished the Dreamcatcher using Glitter Dots Peel-Offs.

Sandy Diller is making us quiver with this fun tag. Sandy has created a tag using the Tags & More – Lace die set from the Els van de Burgt Collection. Sandy has used the new Joset Designs Diamond Background die to create an embossed pattern onto the Olive Twist Soft Finish Cardstock tag. Sandy’s “stitched” pieces are the ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners and the Els van de Burgt Studio Stitched Hearts. To finish off her tag, Sandy added the Joset Designs Arrows to the heart.

For our next project today, Birgit Norton has created a beautiful card using the Stitched Hearts; Stitched Rectangles; Dotted Scallop Rectangles, Leaf & Berry Branches and Love Sentiments from the Els van de Burgt Studio collection. Birgit chose Soft Finish Cardstock to create her card using the colors White, Olive Twist and Pale Peach.

Frances Byrne has created a fun background on her card using the  ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners and Dark Fuchsia, Perfect Purple, Dusky Lavender and White Soft Finish Cardstock. To decorate her card Frances has used the Stitched Circles, Dotted Scallop Rectangles and Celebrate sentiment from Els van de Burgt Studio. To finish off her card she chose the Joset Designs Small Cupcake, using Lavender Ice Silk Microfine Glitter on the stars.

Evgenia Petzer has created our next gorgeous card. To decorate her card she has used the ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners for the designer paper on the background of her card. Evgenia has also used ModaScrap Leaf Branch 3 and Lace Heart, and Stitched Hearts from Els van de Burgt Studio.

Design Team member Sanna Lippert decided to create not one, but two cards for the challenge using similar dies and layout. For her cards Sanna chose the Stitched Fishtails, Stitched Hearts and Love Sentiments from Els van de Burgt Studio. Sanna  also used Joset Designs General Sentiments Clear Stamps to create the XOXO background on the fishtail tag on the top card.

Next up is a card from Melanie Smith. Melanie chose the Stitched Rectangles from Els van de Burgt Studio to die cut the rectangular panels on her card. To decorate her card Melanie has used Joset Designs Teacup die using various designer papers . Melanie has also added the ‘Happy Birthday” sentiment from the General Sentiments Clear Stamp set which has been layered using the ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners.

Anita Kejriwal created our next card which uses the Stitched Fishtails, Stitched Circles and the Celebrate sentiment from Els van de Burgt Studio on Soft Finish Cardstock. Anita has also used the ModaScrap Stitched Fishtails; Leaf Pocket; Leafy Branch 3 and Happy Flowers to decorate her card. Note how she has backed the Stitched Fishtails with the Leaf Pocket die.

Our final card for today is from Katelyn Grosart. Katelyn has used the Stitched Circles and Stitched Rectangles from Els van de Burgt Studio.  To decorate her card Katelyn has also used ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners; Leafy Branch 2; Leafy Branch 3 and Happy Flowers on Soft Finish Cardstock. The tiny circles inside the flowers were created using one of the dies from the Dreamcatcher die set from Joset Designs as well as the General Sentiments stamp set.

Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wondering creations our Die Cut Design Team created this month and that it has inspired you to create your own “Stitched” projects. Don’t forget to visit our designers’ blogs by clicking on their names to find out more about each project.

If you would like a chance to win our Stitched prize package, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners  will be announced here on our blog on Friday, February 10th.

Good luck and have a great week!


Happy Crafting!

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