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Krista Schneider Soft Finish Cardstock

Stripes Background and Simple Masking

August 16, 2018

 

Hello! Samantha here – Today I’m sharing a card I created that came about simply by stamping a background stamp. I tend not to use pattern paper as much as I used to, but I do love a good versatile background stamp. Elizabeth Craft Designs have a few background stamps that I have used (a few times now) to create my own patterned paper. Once I had stamped my background the idea developed to use a masking technique to create ink blended features using Birthday Sentiments and the co-ordinating Labels 1 Die.

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Joset Designs

Memories

August 2, 2018

 

Hi Friends, it’s Sandy Diller here to share a project that would be good as a keepsake or a gift.  I was in my local craft store a few weeks ago where I saw the cutest little box that contained a photo album.  I thought I would give it a try using my own measurements and decorations.  We recently took a trip to the beach so I thought this would be a good way to save some fun photos.

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Elizabeth Craft Designs General Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs

Maritime Mixed Media Tag

July 28, 2016

Hi there! It´s Sanna here again and today I´d like to share a maritime mixed media tag with you!

Sanna Lippert

I am definitely a summer person and I love sun, sand and sea. When I saw the new Joset Designs Ahoy Stamp set, I immediately wanted to create something summery. That is what inspired me to create this tag.

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Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs Soft Finish Cardstock

Strawberries Collage

June 14, 2016

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today with a fun collage idea!

Marsha Valk | Elizabeth Craft Designs: Strawberries CollageThe strawberries in my garden are not quite ready to harvest yet, but these strawberry die cuts are just as sweet!

I started this project with a card in mind, but my collage turned out so pretty that I just couldn’t bear to cut it up. I decided to put it in a frame and now I have a happy Summer decor piece instead!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs General Els van de Burgt Studio Joset Designs Soft Finish Cardstock

Delftware Inspired Cards

April 26, 2016

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today, sharing some cards that were inspired by Delft Blue tiles!

Marsha Valk | Elizabeth Craft Designs: Delftware Inspired Cards

My mom and I visited the Dutch city Delft recently. And when you visit Delft, you can’t escape Delftware. It’s everywhere! So when I got home, I thought it would be fun to see if I could create a couple of Delftware style cards.

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A Way With Words Els van de Burgt Studio Pop it Ups Susan's Garden Club

Lilac Tag Card

March 14, 2016

Card Front

Made by Mary Prasad for the Susan Tierney-Cockburn Design Team

Mary here today with a Lilac tag card. I love the effect Brusho crystals have when they are hit with water. I decided to use them to color cardstock for my lilacs. The variation in colors looks so pretty. For the large tag card base, instead of using the decorator die to cut through the top, I used the negative pieces to create a leafy look.

Making the Card

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A Way With Words Els van de Burgt Studio Uncategorized

Faith

January 16, 2016

Happy Saturday!!!

It’s Wanda Hentges here today and I’m very excited to share this card using one of the brand new A Way With Word dies, Faith, along with other Elizabeth Craft Designs dies I love!!!

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To create this card —

1. Cut green cardstock to 9″ x 8 1/2″ and fold to make a top-fold card base 4 1/2″ x 8 1/2″.

2. Cut White Soft Finish Cardstock to 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″. Die cut both ends using Tags & More 9 – Sparkle, cutting the curved edge first and then the decorative overlay.  Ink edges with Antique Linen using a Blending Tool.  Put Antique Linen ink on the Craft Sheet, pick up color with a water brush or wet paintbrush, flick over die cut piece to create speckles, and dry with heat tool.  Attach panel to folded card.

3. Put Clear Double Sided Adhesive onto front of Soft Finish Cardstock and die cut Faith.  Remove liner from adhesive and coat with Chocolate (brown) Silk Microfine Glitter, polish well and put excess glitter back in container.  Glue Faith to card.

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4. Die cut 2 Leafy Branches from Soft Finish Cardstock, spray with Shabby Shutters, dry, add shape to some of the leaves with stylus and molding mat and partially glue to card leaving some leaves to pop up from the card.

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5. Stack 3 pieces of old music paper.  Die cut both flowers from Victorian Flower Set 1 twice for a total of 6 flowers of each size.  Stack all 12 flowers, larger flowers first and then smaller flowers on top, offsetting the petals as you stack.  Poke a hole in the center of the flowers and add a small brad.  Beginning with the top flower crumple all the petals to the center.  Continue through each of the flowers until all petals are pulled up and crumpled together.  Pull the petals back out so you have a full flower.  Brush Vintage Photo ink over the flower using a Blending Tool.  Spray flower just a little with Sunflower Sparkle to give a light gold shimmer (or spray heavily if you’d like more glitz).  Glue flower to card and button into center of flower. (Tip: Remove shank from button so the back will be flat.)

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies —

Other Supplies —

  • Cardstock, Dark Green
  • Distress Ink – Antique Linen, Vintage Photo (Ranger)
  • Distress Spray Stain – Shabby Shutters (Ranger)
  • Perfect Pearls Mist – Sunflower Sparkle (Ranger)
  • Water Brush or Paintbrush
  • Discarded Hymnal for Music Paper
  • Craft Sheet
  • Heat Tool
  • Brad
  • Button
  • Gel Medium – Matte (Golden) for Glue
  • Mini Blending Tool (Ranger)

Thank you for following along and I hope you are inspired to create something!!!  I really love this card!!  The gorgeous calligraphy of the A Way With Words dies can’t be beat and I love making flowers such as the one on this card.  These flowers can be made with most any paper – copy paper, lightweight scrapbook paper, etc.  Let me know what you think and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

~Wanda

 

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