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Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2020

A very Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful mother’s out there! To celebrate this special day, each Design Team member created a project for mom for Mother’s day.

We hope that you will enjoy these beautiful creations. Don’t forget to click on the name of each designer to visit their blog and find out more about their project.

EK Gorman – A beautiful card created by EK Gorman that will bring a smile to your mother’s face. She used the Watercolor Palette for coloring her images. A bright and colorful card!

Annette Green – A fabulous Z fold card created by Annetter Green who used the Planner Essentials 25 die set to decorate her card. Love how the planner dies can be used for so many different projects.

Katelyn GrosartKatelyn created this lovely decorated box for chocolates for Mother’s day. She used the Gable Box die to create the box and a combination of flower dies to decorate. Love the patterned papers she used as well.

Suzanne CannonSuzanne Cannon used a combination of dies from her “A Way With Words” collection to make this beauitful card. Love the 3D elements on the card and the combination of colors used. Make sure to check out Suzanne’s blog for more inspiration.

Tanja KabelTanja Kabel used the beautiful First Sights of Spring stamp and colored using the Elizabeth Craft Designs Watercolor Palette set. Love the background and the stitched detail from the Stitched Rectangle die.

Sandy Diller – Who doesn’t love this special box created by Sandy Diller? Sandy used Rainbow Bark paper to cover the box and decorated the box using the beautiful Butterfly Aperture die. For added details Sandy used a few small dots of the Transparent and Silver Craft Drops.

Karen OstergardKaren Ostergard created this colorful planner page for Mother’s day using a combination of dies from the Planner Essentials collection. Karen also used the Spring Fling and Make a Wish Stamps to decorate her page. Find out more on Karen’s blog.

Marjolijn van Elsberg – Another beautiful planner page this time created by Marjolijn. She used a combination of dies from the Planner Essentials collection as well as some stamps from our Art Journal collection. Love the brightness of this page. Marjolijn created a second page that you can view on her blog so make sure to check it out!

Diana Hua – Last but not least is this beautiful recycled keepsake box for mom using a combination of dies from the “A Way With Words” collection. Love how Diana cut the rose wreath in half to decorate both ends of the box. A perfect present for Mother’s day.

A Way With Words Paper Flowers

To a Special Mom

May 9, 2020

I remember when I was little, I had this pin with this fuschia pink enamel on it – not sure what it was except the colors stood out to me and that my mom liked it. I never thought of it as a color my mom would like (not sure what my child-brain thought a mom-appropriate color was supposed to be) but for whatever reason, this stood out to me. So I am making a card with that color in mind – with a some simple flowers thrown in because what’s a mother’s day card without flowers?

I love combining different fonts to make emphasize certain words

The white card base is 5.5″ x 6.5″ and I covered the edges of the front of the card with washi tape. I laid the washi tape right against the edge to save me some measuring and sponged the top blue and bottom green with a very light hand. I wanted a very soft look.

I love peeling off the masking tape to reveal that clean line between white and sponged edges.

Next, die cut all the letters and the word Special out of a fuschia pink card stock. I wanted the word Special to stand out and the large script lettering from A Way With Words Special Delivery was perfect. The Alphabet Retro Trio comes in 3 sizes so I used the medium one for the “To A” and the largest for “MOM.” This is a great companion set for any of the A Way With Words dies – opens up so many possibilities and combinations.

I also die cut the flowers from Bunch of Flowers die set from the same pink and a lighter shade – I did not want too much pink so I added a couple of purple flowers. To add interest to the flowers, I drew white stitched lines along the edge with a Signo white gel pen. The center is a silver flat rhinestone. The leaves from the Curvy Leaves dies set were colored with 2 different shades of Copic green markers.

I adhered all to the card base as shown above. I liked it but something was missing. I decided to add a stitched border around the masked area to add to the frame and pull in the stitching from the flowers.

Now I’m done.

A very small touch but I think it really finished the card.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom, aunts, grandmothers, and maternal figures out there. You are more important and special than words can say.

Elizabeth Craft Designs products used:

(Note: The leaves and flower sets that were used for this card are no longer available. I suggested 2 other die sets that will work beautiful as well.)

Other:

Glue

Other products used:

White, pink, light pink, purple, and lavender card stock

Green pen and white Signo gel pen

Copic markers

Silver rhinestone

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Two Cards from One Background

April 8, 2018

Hello everyone, it´s Sanna here again with another guest blog post. For today´s post, I´ve created two love themed cards that can be used for Mother´s Day and other similar occasions.

I created only one background piece with a heat embossing and inking technique, and with a clever trick I got two cards out of the one background piece.

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