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Cow’s It Going? Mini Slimline Card

April 19, 2021

Hi everyone, it’s Tina here. Joset Designs new Farm release is out and it is a super cute release. I knew I had to do a card using the Cow and Farm Accessories dies. Below you will find the steps to create your own card.

Step 1 – Trim White Soft Finish to 7” x 6”, score at 3 1/2” and fold in half for a horizontal top fold card. (Mini Slimline)

Step 2 – Trim Soft Blue Cardstock to 3 1/4” x 5 3/4” and adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 – Diecut Farm Accessories x 6 using various colors of Cardstock (or apply Ink to White Finish Cardstock). Assemble the Sunflowers and adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 4 – Diecut Adventure Edges (grass) using Green Cardstock. Adhere to card front using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 5 – Cow using Tan and Brown Cardstock for the cow. Blue cardstock for collar and Yellow for the bell. Assemble and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 6 – Stamp Life Is Better On The Farm using Versafine Onyx Black Ink on Kraft Cardstock. Trim and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

This card be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Products Used:

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Down on the Farm

April 18, 2021

Hello friends, it’s Sandy Diller here to share the new Farm Collection from Joset. These little critters are so much fun and so dang cute that it’s hard to stop making them. Today I’m sharing an easel card that shows off these great images.

I don’t know if a donkey can drive a tractor but it’s fun to think about.

I just couldn’t pack enough fun into the tractor so decided to make a little trailer to go with it so I could use even more of these charming characters.

To make the tractor and trailer you will need a large card. I made mine 5″X7″. The card base needs to be 7″X 10″ and scored on the 10″ side at 5″ and 7.5″ (shown in blue). The green panel is 6.75″ by 2.75 and then scored at 1/2″ on the long side. I used the adventure edges to make the grass by lining it up on the score line and then folding upward.

The white panel is 2″X 6.5 and then stamped using the “Life is Better on the Farm” stamp set.

The entire panel was popped up using double sided foam tape but this is a personal choice.

The panel was added to the bottom of the card with the grass section folded upward. This holds the easel portion that is shown above.

The tractor was cut from green (it can be any color you like) then edged with a darker green. For the trailer, simply cut a rectangle. round the bottom edges and add a thin strip at the top.

Add the wheels, I used one large and three smaller ones to make mine. Add some hay if you like.

On a panel made from white Soft Finish Cardstock ( 6.75″ X 4.75″ ). Clouds were added and then a green base followed by some hay bales.

I die cut some of the farm animals – the donkey and sheep were to be placed in the tractor/trailer looking over the edge so I didn’t need to assemble the entire animal but the rooster is another story.

The panel was completed with all the cute animals and the tractor (I popped them up with foam tape).

I hope you have enjoyed a little Hee Haw – Down on the Farm.


Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Joset Designs

Hogs & Kisses

April 13, 2021

Hi there,

It’s Tanja here and today I would like to show you how to create this sweet card:

Step 1: Die Cutting

  • die cut all the elements for the adorable little pig from white Soft Finish Cardstock and kraft cardstock using the dies from the Pig set

Step 2: Add Color

  • add color using Alcohol Markers and extra shading with Distress Ink (Tattered Rose, Pumice Stone, Walnut Stain)
  • add some splatters to the puddle with watered-down Distress Ink Walnut Stain

Step 3: Creating the Background

  • cut out the hill and the fence with the help of the Adventure Edges 2 die set
  • you will also need a white background panel
  • add color with Distress Ink (Pumice Stone, Peeled Paint, Rustic Wilderness)
  • create a cloud background using a stencil and Distress Ink Tumbled Glass

Step 4: Assembly and Stamping

  • assemble the pig and glue down the background elements
  • stamp the sentiment from the Life is better on the Farm set with Distress Oxide Ink Faded Jeans
  • add some left-over pink hearts as extra embellishments

I hope you got inspired.


Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

Alcohol Marker
Distress Ink (Walnut Stain, Peeled Paint, Rustic Wilderness, Tumbled Glass, Pumice Stone)
Distress Oxide Ink (Faded Jeans)
kraft cardstock

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Just Chicken In

April 9, 2021

Karen here today sharing a card I made with the totally FUN new “Life is Better on the Farm” collection by Joset. This new collection is SO good.

This card is so simple and yet so fun. I used the new Hen & Rooster Die for the two animals. Below, I’ll list out the Copic markers I used to color them. The card is made by cutting a 8-1/2″x11″ piece of 90 lb Soft-Finish cardstock in half lengthwise and folding it in half. The cardfront is cut with a Stitched Indented Rectangle. The blue pattern cardstock was cut into squares that are 2-1/4″ adhered to yellow squares at 2-1/2″. The sentiment is also new from the Life is Better on the Farm Stamps. I added a few half-pearls for interest.

The “white” chicken was colored with a Copic C1, R27, and YR12/14. The Rooster above was colored with the following Copic markers:

  • Feet and Beak: YR12, YR14
  • Body: Y35, Y38
  • Wings: E41, E43
  • Comb and Waddle: R27, R29
  • Tail Feathers: Y15, Y18, G12, G16, BG53, BG57

Thanks for checking out my card today.

Craftily yours, Karen

Supplies from Elizabeth Craft Designs

Other Supplies

Blue and yellow cardstock, half pearls, Copic markers

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