Designer Challenge

Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – January 2018

January 30, 2018

Hi everyone,

We are back for our first Designer Challenge for 2018! We are a little later than normal as we have been busy sharing all the new products which have been release this month. From February we will be back to our normal third Tuesday of the month.

Our challenge this month is …. “You Fill My Heart” – Valentine’s Day is less then a month away so for our challenge this month create a card that would be suitable for Valentine’s Day.

For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to 3 winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: What Elizabeth Craft Designs dies or stamp sets would you use to create a Valentine’s Card?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, February 2nd, here 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.

 

Karen Nofziger starts us off today with a colorful puzzle heart pop up card (inside of card below). To create her card Karen used the Puzzle Heart die; Stitched Rectangles; General Pop Ups; Blooms  & Leaves Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies and Love Sentiments. Karen also used White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Fly & Scrap Patterned Paper to create her card.

Here is a look inside Karen’s Puzzle Heart Pop up card where she used some of the puzzle pieces from the Puzzle Heart die set with acetate to have them appear like they are floating on the card. The sentiment uses the Stitched Rectangles die set and the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Frances Byrne created a red and white Valentine card for our challenge. Frances used the inner heart from the Heartfelt Love die set, Stitched Squares; Fitted Squares and the scallop square from the Garden Scene die set. The sentiment is from the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Frances used White Soft Finish Cardstock on her card.

Tanja Kabel is next with her beautiful pink and purple valentine card. To create her card Tanja has used the Puzzle Heart; Dashing Squares; Words 2 – Thinking of You die sets, as well as the Love Sentiments Clear Stamps; Laundry Party Clear Stamps. ModaScrap My Little Girl 6 x 6 Patterned Paper Pack was also used on this card.

Samantha Klaebe has created two fabulous cards to share with us today for our challenge.  To create both her cards Samantha has used Dashing Rectangles; Valentines Edges and Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock was also used on this card.

Here is Samantha Klaebe’s second card for our challenge again using Dashing Rectangles; Valentines Edges; Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Kelly Booth has created two cards for today’s challenge by just changing up the colors used on her cards. To create her cards Kelly used Garden Notes – Pansy 2; Garden Notes – Ladder Fern; Garden Notes – Berry Spray; Stitched Hearts; Scallop Hearts and Words 3 – Happy Holidays. White Soft Finish Cardstock and Prills were also used on this card.

Selma Stevenson has created a beautiful card filled with hearts and a rose for us today. To create her card Selma has used Love Struck; Flowers Lace FrameGarden Notes – Love in a Mist; Heart Cutouts die sets along with A Way with Words – Love & Hearts Collection Clear Stamp set. Soft Finish Cardstock in White; Perfect Pink and Lavender were also used to create this card.

Ekaterina Oleynik has created a beautiful pink puzzle card for her Valentine card. To create her card Ekaterina has used the Puzzle Heart and Stitched Rectangles die sets as well as the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock was also used on this card.

Elena Anderson has created a glittery “Be Mine” card to share today. To create her card Elena has used Love Struck; Valentines Edges and Stitched Circles die sets along with the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Rich Black; ModaScrap Simply Love Patterned Paper Pack; Silverado Silk Microfine Glitter were also used on this card.

Marilyn Scheller has created a super cute Valentine for us. To create her card Marilyn has used True Love and Valentines Edges die sets; Color of Puppies Clear Stamp set and Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap My Little Girl Patterned Paper Pack were also used on this card.

EK Gorman has a super fun way to present a Valentine which can be used for any occasion. Stamp an image and sentiment onto cardstock and then die cut it using the Puzzle Heart die, there is also a box to coordinate for you to add the puzzle pieces and the receiver can have fun assembling their puzzle message! For her project EK Gorman has used the Puzzle Heart and Triangle Box die sets; Laundry Party and Teddy Bear Picnic Clear Stamp sets as well as the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Pink Peach Soft Finish Cardstock was used for one of the boxes.

Christine Pooler has a beautiful red and white Valentine’s card to share with us today. To create her card Christine has used Heart Cutouts; Garden Notes – Rose 2; Garden Notes – Ladder Fern; Garden Notes – Grapevine Wreath Oval and Love Sentiments die sets. White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitter in Cool Diamond & True Red were also used for this card.

Sandy Diller has created wonderful heart filled card to share today. For her card Sandy has used the Heart Cutout; Valentines Edges and Dashing Squares die sets along with the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Simply Love Patterned Paper Pack was also used on this card.

Laura Gilhuly has created a love themed Scrapbook Layout for her challenge project. To create her layout Laura has used Love Struck; True Love; Small Flower Set; Large Flower Set; Trio of Leaves and Valentines Edges die sets along with the Circles Background Clear Stamp. Pink Peach Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Wood Effect Patterned Paper Pack were also used to create this layout.

Emilia van den Heuvel has created a fun Valentine shaker card. To create her card Emilia has used the Puzzle Heart and Valentines Edges die sets along with the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Rosebud as  well as  ModaScrap Love You to the Moon and Back Patterned Paper Pack were also used on this card.

Katelyn Grosart is sharing lots of love with her beautiful project. Katelyn has used Heart Cutouts; Valentines Edges; Dotted Scallop Circles; True Love; Love Struck; Words 2 – Thinking of You die sets and Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Simply Love Patterned Paper Pack were also used on this card.

Luciana Telesca has created a fun hot air balloon card for her Valentine today. To create her card Luciana has used Vintage Balloon Race; Love Struck and Garden Notes – Dogwood 2. White Soft Finish Cardstock was also used on this card.

Sara Torzullo has created a fun kraft colored Valentine card to share with us today. For her card Sara has used the Puzzle Heart and Valentines Edges die set along with the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Siqi Zhou has created a puzzle heart using various shades of pinks and reds. For her card Siqi has used the Puzzle Heart die set along with the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock was also used to create this card.

Our final card for today is from Suzanne Cannon. To create her card Suzanne has used A Way With Words – Believe; A Way With Words – Forever and A Way With Words – Calligraphic Elements 2 dies.

Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful creations our Design Team created this month and that it has inspired you to create some Valentine themed cards. 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 giveaway, 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 2nd.

Happy Creating!

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