Hi everyone, Katie here with todays inspirational post! I wanted to share a cute card I made using Oli the Bear from Joset’s new Collection “The Great Outdoors”. I have so many ideas for this sweet little bear so I started with a Christmas Card. So grab a coffee and lets begin.
Step 1: Using your favorite cardstock cut out your bear bits (I used two shades of brown) then ink your edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
Step 2: Stamp your word image, I used “Wishing you a Beary Merry Christmas” from the Bear, Moose, Beaver stamp set.
Step 3: Out of your favorite cardstock cut out your pinecone, evergreen boughs and red berries, ink and assemble.
I am so in love with this new die set, the detail as you can see above is amazing.
Step 4: Cut the base for your card, I used 110lb cardstock in kraft, Next, I cut a back ground paper from a blue plaid designer paper and ran it through a 3D embossing folder. (hard to see the image, but its pine boughs). Then I took another designer paper and cut out a oval mat for my card.
Step 5: Start assembling your card by adding your designer paper and oval to your card base. Next, add your pine boughs and pine cones, I used pop-dots for the Oli and the “Beary Merry Christmas” . I added red berries.
Step 6: I added glossy accents to Oli’s Nose and berries.
Step 7: I added Bear Paw Prints to the inside of the card. Final step I speckled the pinecones and pine boughs.
I hope you enjoyed todays inspiration, see my Facebook page @Katie Porcina to see other Christmas Card inspirations. Take Care and Happy Creating.
This is an exciting week because the newest release from Joset is here. It is such a cute and great release. For this post I had a fun play time with it.
I started with the mason jar, one mason jar with the pretty pastels paper without window and one with corrugated cardboard with window. As you can see at the pictures I cut the pieces with the holes for the planner and inked the edges.
At the back of the corrugated cardboard I put some double sided adhesive and add some acetate. I made snow with the slimeline adventure dies and soft finish cardstock. I only adhere this at the sides and bottom. Now I can still put things between the layers if I want.
I put the signpost with a cute stamp from the new release in front of the snow. At the lid I adhere a piece of ice from the Igloo dies set. I cut a small piece from the lid away so it’s only ice on top.
Than the cute bear. I made a polar bear with soft finish cardstock and distress ink.
The bear is holding a fishing rod. That is a dies from the camping accessoires. I put a small black twine at the and so it will looks like he is fishing.
I put some shaker material and the twine between the 2 layers from the mason jar. I think the polar bear has a special fish, don’t you think?
I hope you like this post and got some new ideas.
Thankyou for visiting and see you next time!
Kind regards Lisanne Geerdink
Elizabeth Craft Design supplies:
2092 Oli the bear
CS335 Bear, Moose, Beaver stamp
Other used supplies:
Distress Ink: Villanious Potion, Hickory Smoke, Black Soot, Tattered Rose, Frayed Burlap and Tubmled Glass.
Hi everyone, Katie here with todays blog post. I wanted to share the Christmas Card that I created for a fun make-n-take at the 2023 Banff Creative Retreat. It’s the start of my Holiday Christmas Cards that I will be showing weekly on my Facebook page. So grab a hot beverage and I hope this brings you some inspiration.
Step 1: Start with cutting out your Bee with black and yellow cardstock, the honey pot is cut from yellow and red, the wings are cut from heavy vellum cardstock. I inked the bee body parts with Vintage Photo Distress Ink and assemble.
Step 2: Cut a Christmas Santa hat from Winter Accessories, ink and assemble. The Candy Cane is from the 2023 December Day by Day.
Step 3 : After your Christmas Bee has been assembled, I added some cheeks and used a white gel pen for the dot.
Step 4: Cut out a card base from white card stock 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and score at 4 1/4 and fold in half, cut a piece of black card stock for a mat 5 1/4 x 4.”. Then add your designer paper of choice.
Step 5: I stamped a sentiment from Holiday Treats CS287 onto a 3×3 white square.
Step 6: Next, assemble your card. Pop-dot your Bee!
Step 7: Last step, I speckled my card with heavy white paint.
I hope you enjoyed my blog post today and you have a wonderful day!
Hi everyone, Katie here with todays blog post. When I received this set from Joset it automatically brought me back to some wonderful memories as a kid, picking daisy’s and collecting ladybugs. So today I wanted to create this super fun playful slim line card featuring Joset;s new collection “Bugs and Butterflies”. So grab a coffee and I will walk you through how I created this card.
Step 1: Cut your ladybugs from coordinating cardstock, the wings are cut from heavy vellum.
The flowers are cut from white and yellow card stock.
Ink all pieces before assembling with Vintage Photo Distress Ink, the cheeks are inked with Flamingo Distress Ink, I used a white gel pen for the dot in the cheeks. As per picture bellows.
Step 2: Choose your favorite slim line die, the one I used was from Photoplay. Next, I cut a piece of background paper and acetate to fit the card front and assemble. I like to use a bit of acetate as it creates a bit of a shimmer behind the card. then cut and fold your slimline card base.
Step 3: Next, attach your flowers and pop dot your ladybugs.
Step 4: Stamp your choice of sentiment from “Bugs and Kisses” and pop-dot to your card.
Step 5: Splatter your card with heavy acrylic paint.
Thank you for joining me with todays blog post, if you have any questions about my card please send me a message on Facebook Katie Porcina. Happy Crafting.
Hii everyone, it is time for a new blogpost from me. I made a tag with different collections. So a lot of play time over here. I made a tag during a Facebooklive at ECD. It looks a little bit the same but I used different products at this project.
First I a started with a nested tag with paper from Reminiscene the book 6. I stamped on the background with two different stamps sets with Versafine Clair Ink. Some prints I stamped directly at the tag but with some stamps I stamped first an another sheet. The stamp at the tag isn’t now that bright of colour.
The next step is making a cluster. I started with the structure dies from the Mannequins dies. I teared this is a smaller piece with not that straight edges. At the bottom I added an edge from the Everyday Elements collection.
I made the Honey Bear with kraft cardstock from Tim Holtz. I edited this paper with sanding disks so you can see the kraft through the upper layer. I like that style.
Back to the cluster I started. I cut three pieces from book 6 ( the circle, number strip and frame). I inked all the edges with Distress Ink Frayed Burlap. I adhere the bear at the number strip so he is sitting at it.
At least I added a text which I cut out of book 6. And I also adhere a reinforcement at the tag.
I hope you like this project and got some new ideas. It is a small project with not that much products but it gives you an idea of working with a cluster.
Hi Everyone, Katie here with todays blog post! Today I am sharing one of my #decemberdbd ” In the Kitchen” which is day #23 featuring Josets Mrs. Clause die and Let’s Bake set! So while we are working on this page, grab a coffee and lets get started.
Start with cutting out your images from your favorite card stock and ink the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink. I also added some pink on her cheeks and assemble as per the package.
On my printer I typed out my word title and used a word banner from one of my other Planner Essential sets and then inked the edges.
With Planner Essentials 19 – cut your base page from Christmas Lives Here dark green paper. Then I cut the whisk head out of Silver foiled cardstock and the handle from Tim Holtz black distress card stock and ink it all with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.
Using the smaller rectangle die from Pocket Page Fillers 1, I cut a small plaid photo mat. Next I added all my pieces and only pop dotted Mrs. Clause and the rolling pin up top.
I hope you enjoyed todays blog post with my take on the #decemberdbd day #23, keep on eye out for my other pages that I will be posting on the ECD Planners & Journaling Page.
Hi Everyone, Katie here thank you for joining me with todays blog post! I am super excited to show you this amazing new stocking die from Joset’s new Christmas Collection, and of course I am using a ton of glitter. So grab a cup of coffee or tea and lets get started!
Step 1: Cut your stocking from your favorite card stock, next selected a 3D embossing folder and run it through your machine to give it some dimension. Next, I took my Vintage Photo Distress Ink and lightly inked the 3D pattern.
Step 2: Next apply your 2-way adhesive onto your strip of white cardstock and cut your stocking trims. I then peeled back the adhesive backing and add your choice of glitter. I used green for this sample but on my card I used Cool White Microfine glitter. (There are so many beautiful glitter choices)
Step 3: After you have assembled your stocking, cut your card front bases.
Cut your white base 4 1/4 “x 5 3/4 “and stamp your sentiment on the bottom from Joset’s new Holiday sentiments, I used “Christmas Magic”. Cut your green mat 4 1/2″ x 6″ , red mat 4 3/4″ x 6 1/4″ and your card base 6 1/2″ x 10″ scored @ 5″ 1/2″. Assemble your card as per the picture.
Step 4: With the same process by applying adhesive to card stock I cut out some holly leaves and berries from Winter Greens and applied glitter.
I pop dotted my stocking to the front of the card, added my glitter holly, added gems and speckled with white acrylic paint.
And we are done, I hope you enjoyed todays block post! I look forward to my next months post using Joset’s new Character Mrs. Clause creating a super cute baking Planner Essential page.
Good day crafty friends, thank you for joining me with todays blog post! I am super excited that I started on my Christmas Cards so I wanted to show you how I created this super easy but elegant card. So grab a coffee or tea and lets get started!
Step 1: Card Measurement 4 ¼ x 11 score in half.
Step 2: Stamp 3 flowers from the Peace Stamp set and Emboss with gold detailed embossing power, fussy cut the three flowers and put aside.
Step 3: Cut your white card base at an angle. Next attach your gold card stock. (As per picture above)
Next, place your card in your paper trimmer and cut your gold cardstock at an angle (as per picture above)
Step 4: Add your designer paper of choice.
Step 5: Add your gold embossed word, pop dot your three fussy cut poinsettia flowers, add your twigs from Winter Greens cut from gold card stock and gems. Last I speckled with Iced Spruce Distress Spray.
Hi everyone, I wanted to get a jump start on my Halloween/Fall projects so I made this super fun but messy Monster Mixed Media Planner Pages. So Lets get started.
Step 1: You will need Tim Holtz Distress Sprays, I used Black Soot, Straw and Carved Pumpkin, but any combination will do. You will also need Rangers Heavy Watercolor Paper, Moon Mask, Planner Essentials 2, Water Spritzy Bottle and Heating tool.
Step 2: Cut your two planner pages using Planner Essentials 2 from the Ranger Heavy Watercolor Cardstock. next place you Lrg Moon Mask on the top part of your left hand page.
Step 3: Spray your Straw, Carved Pumpkin and Black Soot as per the picture above, once you have finished. Carefully lift your moon mask.
Step 4: Once you moon mask has been lifted, heat set with your heating tool.
Step 5: Once your page is dry I lightly spritzed the center of my moon so the distress spray activates. I then spritzed the side spray on my mixed media mat and dabbed the center of my moon. For my right hand side page I spritzed with the straw, Carved Pumpkin and Black Soot and dried it with my heating tool. (As per picture above)
Step 6: I cut out my Halloween Monsters from coordinating cardstock and inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress ink or your choice of ink colors.
Step 7: Out of Planner Essentials Halloween Set 2, cut out your Haunted House, word and Number 31 from your choice of cardstock.
Step 8: Out of Planner Essentials 3 and heavy Black Card Stock cut out your Spider Web Frame and attach to your right hand side planner page.
Step 9: Once your Monsters are assembled, I attached my Haunted House down first, then my Monster Witch and Blue Pirate Monster the Cooking Pot was pop dotted on top of both monsters and the bat is attached with a small pop-dot to the top of the moon. (As per picture above)
Step 10: I matted the Halloween word onto Black and Lime Green Cardstock and attached to the top of my page. Next I attached my Monster Spider to the Web. I did not glue down the web as it leaves room to slide in a photo in the background.
Step 11: Add your reinforcement rings to both pages,
Step 12: And the best part is saved for last, I speckled both pages using a fan brush and heavy mixed media white paint.
I hope todays blog post brought you some inspiration and a little bit of Halloween Fun!
Hi everyone! I’m back with a new creation. This time I created a fun 3D box with squirrels. In the Netherlands we call this a “kijkdoos” and I believe in English it’s called a diorama if i’m correct. It’s something I use to make in school all the time and brings back so many fun memories. For this diorama I used the Squirrel and Daffodils dies from Joset’s latest release as well as some other dies from are from a previous release. Let me show you how I created this diorama!
First let’s create our box. I worked with centimeters, so keep this in mind if you’re used to inches.
Cut these pieces from strong paper:
12,4 cm height x 25,8 cm wide (backside and frontside) 2 times
13,4 cm height x 13,4 cm wide (tray)
14,7 cm height x 14,7 cm wide (lid)
Take the ‘backside’ piece and make a crease in the papier at 1 cm and 13,4 cm.
Do this again with the piece for the frontside. Cut a piece of 10 cm x 10 cm out of both squares. So now you have a piece with two solid squares and a piece with 2 open squares. Behind the open squares I adhered some transparant sheet.
Now we need the piece of 13,4 cm x 13,4 cm to make a tray. Crease the paper from each side at 0,5 cm, and make a small tray.
At two sides on the outside you put some double sided adhesive and adhere the solid squares to it. Decorate these squares with some decorative paper on the inside. I used paper from the Reminiscence Book 2.
Now the best part, decorate the box. I started with the Folded Mushroom, so the box is a bit filled. I used Soft Finish Cardstock and Distress Ink for colouring. As you can see, I made a crease at the bottum.
The whole mushroom was a little bit to high and now I have a strip where I can add some double sided adhesive to adhere this at the box. I also made the cute Squirrel who looks behind his door.
Before I adhere the mushroom I made a chest with some nuts. The squirrel is sitting behind this chest to watch over his nuts.
At the left side there are some bushes, and who is in there with his tail?
When the mushroom is in his place, you get this view. Another squirrel came to sit down and eat his nut.
In front of the mushroom I made a path with stones. These stones are from the sea dies.
When the inside is done, you can adhere the frontside with the windows. Before I adhere the frontside I made a fence and some clouds on the inside. And then it was time to adhere the frontside to the box.
Now we can make the lid. I used a piece of papier 14,7 cm x 14,7 cm and created a crease at 1 cm from each side.
Adhere some decorative paper on top and the backside and the box is almost ready.
The last thing I did was making some daffodils and adhered these at the left en right side of the box.The photo above is made with the lid at the box. The pictures below is made without the lid so there is more light.
Hopefully you liked this post and got inspired. If you make this box, I would love to see your creation in the Elizabeth Craft Design family group.