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Frances Byrne

Susan's Garden Club

Design Team Focus on New Release – Susan’s Garden

May 22, 2018

Hi everyone,

Welcome to our Design Team Focus on New Release for Susan’s Garden. Today Elizabeth Craft Designs are releasing 14 new die sets from Susan’s Garden, 10 of these die sets are new flower dies from the Garden Notes collection and we are also introducing 4 new Frame It/Stitched Nested style die sets in Circles; Ovals;; Square and Rectangles.

I hope you enjoy what our Design Team has created using these products.

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Announcements Designer Challenge

Winner – May 2018 ECD Designer Challenge

May 18, 2018

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our May Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge  – “All That Glitters”. It was very interesting to hear what your favorite of the new Glitter Palettes was.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:
Kristina Beagle
Loraine Plagge
Arlene Wilcock

Each of the winners will receive a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs online store.

Congratulations to you all! Please email us at Frances@ecraftdesigns.com to collect your prize!

 

 

Designer Challenge Silk Microfine Glitter

Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – May 2018

May 15, 2018

Hi everyone,

It’s challenge time again! Our Design Team is back this month with lots of inspiration for this month’s challenge …  Are you ready?

All that Glitters – Glitter can add lots of fun to our stamped or die cut creations. For our challenge this month add Silk Microfine Glitter in some way to your card, scrapbook layout, etc.  Use glitter directly on your stamped images, include it on the background, or add it to your scene. Warm or cool, subtle or bold, let’s have some glittery fun.

In case you haven’t heard the news from last month, Elizabeth Craft Designs released brand new glitter colors in 3 new Glitter Pallettes! Each Glitter Palette includes five 1/2 oz jars of file new ECD Exclusive Colors. Earth – Copper Bronze, Moonbeam, Rich Red, Ice Teal and Vintage Teal; Beach – Pebble Blue, Silver Sand, Sand Dunes, Ocean Blue and Midnight Blue; Bloom – Rose Red, Petal Pink, Lilac, Periwinkle and Crystal Clear.

There are many different ways that you can incorporate Silk Microfine Glitter into your projects. If you are interested in learning more ideas check out our Technique Friday with Els Silk Microfine Glitter Tutorials here. Kelly Booth also has an interesting technique using Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter which you can find on this Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog Post.

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 or on the Designer Challenge post on our Facebook page and answer this question: Which of the new Silk Microfine Glitter Palettes is your favorite, Earth, Beach or Bloom?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, May 18th, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team has 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.

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Elizabeth Craft Designs General Joset Designs

Design Team Focus on New Release – Joset Designs

May 8, 2018

Hi everyone,

Here at Elizabeth Craft Designs we have lots of exciting new products coming that we know you are just going to love!

Over the next few weeks we will be releasing dies and clear stamp sets from three of our Licensed Designers. With each release we will be having a Design Team “Focus on New Release” Day here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog to showcase some of the wonderful products.

Today Elizabeth Craft Designs is releasing new products from Joset Designs, including twelve brand new die sets and two new stamp sets.

I hope you enjoy what our Design Team has created using these products.

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Inspiration from the Design Team

Inspiration from the Design Team – April 2

April 29, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Our Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team have again been busy throughout the month creating some fabulous cards using Elizabeth Craft Designs stamps, dies, etc.  As most of these are posted on their personal blogs, there may have been a few cards you may have missed. Today we have a few that we found that we thought you might like to see or are worth a second look.

For more information about any of the cards shown below, click on the link on the Design Team member’s name and you will be taken to the blog post for that particular card.

EK Gorman created this gorgeous scenic card using Woodland Pals Clear Stamp set; Dashing Rectangles die set and Snowstorm & Mounds, Earth & Sky, and Mountain & Split Rail Fence Stencils on White Soft Finish Cardstock. Make sure you go to EK’s blog post to find the video where she shows how she created this scene.

Selma Stevenson created this gorgeous card featuring Stargazer Lilies which would be the perfect card for Mother’s Day. Selma used Garden Notes – Lily 2, Garden Notes – Leafy Berry Branch 1, Garden Notes – Ostrich Fern, Love Struck, Dancing Butterflies and A Way With Words – Baby Love die sets. White Soft Finish Cardstock, PanPastel Flower Coloring Kit 1 and Pollen were also used on this card.

Tanja Kabel created this adorable card using the sweet lion from the ModaScrap Color of Puppies Boy Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies along with ModaScrap Love, Life Tag and Garden Notes – Maidenhair Fern die sets. ModaScrap Color of Puppies Boy Pattern Paper was also used on this card.

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you enjoyed seeing some of the ideas our Design Team came up with this month and will be inspired to make your own versions of these cards!

 

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Announcements Designer Challenge

Winner – April 2018 ECD Designer Challenge

April 20, 2018

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our April Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge  – “Scissor Spring Mechanism”. You all had lots of wonderful ideas on what you would add to this die set to make your images spring/bounce.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Sheila Bacon
Sharon Freier-Ferry
Brenda Estes

 

Each of the winners will receive a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs online store.

Congratulations to you all! Please email us at Frances@ecraftdesigns.com to collect your prize!

Designer Challenge

Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – April 2018

April 17, 2018

Hi everyone,

It’s challenge time again! Our Design Team are back this month with lots of inspiration for this month’s challenge … Are you ready?!!?!!!

Scissor Spring Mechanism – Spring has sprung and to celebrate we are adding some spring to our projects this month in a slightly different way! By adding the Scissor Spring Mechanism to our stamped or die cut images, it gives the effect of springing or bouncing and can  be lots of fun!  Add some spring/bounce to your card, Scrapbook layout, etc., by including the Scissor Spring Mechanism to your project.

You can find a quick video on how to assemble the Scissor Spring Mechanism here.

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 either on this blog post below or on the Designer Challenge post on our Facebook page and answer this question: What Elizabeth Craft Designs dies or stamp sets would you use with the Scissor Spring Mechanism die set to create a card, scrapbook layout of home decor item?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, April 20th, 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.

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Inspiration from the Design Team

Inspiration from the Design Team – April

April 5, 2018

Hi Everyone,

During the past couple of weeks our Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team have again been busy creating some fabulous cards using Elizabeth Craft Designs stamps, dies, etc.  As most of these were posted on their personal blogs, you may have missed some of them. Today we want to showcase a few that are well worth a second look.

For more information about any of the cards shown below, click on the link on the Design Team member’s name and you will be taken to the blog post for that particular card.

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Inspiration from the Design Team

Inspiration from the Design Team – March

March 25, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Our Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team have again been busy during the past month creating some fabulous cards using Elizabeth Craft Designs stamps, dies, etc.  As most of these were posted on their personal blogs, you may have missed some of them. Today we want to showcase a few that are well worth a second lool.

For more information about any of the cards shown below, click on the link on the Design Team member’s name and you will be taken to the blog post for that particular card.

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