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Summer Fun Slider Card with Glittered Beach Ball

July 8, 2017

Hello!  Diana here with a Summer Fun card I made after the Scrapbook Expo in Chantilly.  I had such a great time helping out at the ECD booth with the Silk Microfine Glitter demonstrations that I got some and continued to play with it once I got home.  At the Expo, I also picked up the Slider and Spinner die set. Here’s my card combining the two.  It’s been a while since I made a slider card and what I love about this die set is that there are four different shape slots you can make for the interactive feature instead of just the usual straight line.  The A Way With Words Dies ‘Summer’ and ‘Fun’ dies are the perfect topping for this card.

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A Way With Words Elizabeth Craft Designs General ModaScrap Silk Microfine Glitter

Rose Gatefold Petal-Fold Card

July 4, 2017

Hi Crafty Friends,

 It’s Frances here and it’s my turn to post a tutorial today for the Die Cut Design Team. This time round I decided to play with the ModaScrap Gatefold – Elegant Roses die to create a “Petal-Fold” card. It is an elegant card, suitable for weddings, invitations or any occasion where you want something a little bit different.

As the cardstock I selected to use for my card was duo-tone (also called “duplex”) – dark red on one side and light red on the other – I decided to keep to the three colors of white, dark red and light red for my card. By keeping the insert loose, I could turn it with the back showing when the card is closed, revealing the light red through the openings of the “petals”.

 

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Sunday Stamping With Hedgehog Hollow – Layered Die-Cuts

June 18, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to Sunday Stamping with Hedgehog Hollow on the ECD blog. I am so excited to be a guest blogger.  First of all let me introduce myself. My name is Alexandra and I run a crafty blog called Hedgehog Hollow,  I am a British mummy who recently moved to Ohio, blogging about my adventures on this side of the pond along with our Prickle’s crafty exploits!  I will be here once a month with a full video tutorial on cardmaking techniques.  Each video will have lots of tips and tricks and a few hacks along the way to give you the most from your crafty budget.  ECD even created this wonderful graphic for me to add to our monthly posts…

I love the new trend of layered die cuts, however, they end up being so pricey once you have bought all the layers. So, of course I decided to create my own and the ECD Chevrons Background die was perfect for this technique as would the Diamond Background die.  Here are the cards we are going to create in today’s tutorial. I chose a 4th of July theme but you could use any color combination, or amend the sentiment for a birthday or anniversary as the colors are great for a masculine card (something I always find a bit tricky)…

Isn’t it surprising how using the same three colors in a different order come out with such a different effect?  These are super simple cards, your die cutting machine does all the work for you!  Here is a step-by-step video tutorial on how to create your own layered die cuts…

If you wish to use the Diamond Background, cut it down the middle and offset each half for the perfect layered effect.  I have so many ideas with this die that it will definitely be featured in a future post, so stay tuned to the ECD blog and Hedgehog Hollow for more ideas and some of my favorite tools from today’s tutorial.  For today, here is your ECD supply list for the tutorial. We have an exclusive Hedgehog Hollow discount code on our crafty sale page, too…

Supplies:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:


Other:

Cardstock – White; Red; Blue

Thanks so much for stopping by today, I am excited to see you again for some more Sunday Stamping next month and I hope to see you at the Hollow soon.  You can also follow us for sneak peaks on Instagram @HedgehogHollow or catch me each day at 11.30EST on Facebook for more stamping tips and tricks.

Happy Stamping!

Silk Microfine Glitter Soft Finish Cardstock Susan's Garden Club

“HELLO” – SUNSHINE TULIP CARD

May 30, 2017

“A tulip doesn’t strive to impress anyone. It doesn’t struggle to be different…

It doesn’t have to. Its different…”

These lines from America’s celebrated spiritual teacher and author Marianne Williamson describes the spirit of the Tulip flower. Tulips have been known since centuries as the symbol of perfect endearing love between partners or family members.

Today I dedicate this card to the bonhomie I share with a childhood friend of mine whom I have connected with after almost 30 years. I have used Yellow tulips in this card as they mean “there’s a sunshine in your smile”. Yellow tulip is a great medium to express affection and care for your friends and loved ones. I dedicate this card not only to my friend but also all my fellow designers as a mark of warmth and camaraderie I share with each one of you.

This “Hello ” card is a layered card.

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Stretch Your Dies

April 25, 2017
Stretch Your Dies Card by Anita Kejriwal

Hello folks !!!

Welcome to the ECD blog. It’s die cutting time today and I am here to show how we can stretch our dies by re-arranging die cut pieces to create beautiful card bases. Elizabeth Craft Designs’ dies can be used in so many ways to create a variety of projects and it’s great to play with them and take them beyond their original shape.

I have used the Leaf Pocket die from ModaScrap for my card. Instead of leaving it it was first cut I have trimmed it into pieces within the design to create a background.

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