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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – March 2018

March 20, 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?!?!?

Our challenge this month is …..

Frame It – There are so many options to include frames when we are creating either cards, scrapbook layouts or home decor items. For our challenge this month please include a frame of some type when creating your project.

Earlier this year we released two new dies designed by ModaScrap called Happy Frames and Happy Frames XL that some of our Design Team members have used for this month’s challenge. Els shared a Technique Friday with Els a few weeks ago showing how to use these dies. You can find it 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 the Facebook Giveaway post or this blog post below and answer this question: What Elizabeth Craft Designs dies or stamp sets would you use to frame something on 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, March 23rd, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog and Facebook.

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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Winner – February 2018 ECD Designer Challenge

February 23, 2018

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our February Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge  – “Easter”. We enjoyed hearing all your wonderful ideas of what you would use to create an Easter card.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Kathy Raker
Andrea Johnson
Debra Frosos

 

 

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!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – February 2018

February 20, 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!!!!!

With Easter being about 6 weeks away being this year at the end of March/beginning of April. If you didn’t know Good Friday falls on the 30th March and Easter Sunday on the 1st April, so it  is fairly early this year. So for our challenge this month we are going with an Easter theme.

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 our Facebook Giveaway posand answer this question: What Elizabeth Craft Designs dies or stamp sets would you use to create an Easter Card?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, February 23rd, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog & Facebook page.

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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Winner – January 2018 ECD Designer Challenge

February 2, 2018

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our January Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge  – “You Fill My Heart” – Valentine’s Day theme. We enjoyed hearing all your wonderful ideas of what you would use to create a Valentine’s Day card for someone you love.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Esther Elliot
Majda Pur
Linda Hyden

 

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!

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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.

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Winner – December ECD Designer Challenge

December 22, 2017

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our December Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge which featured backgrounds. Thanks for all your awesome ideas on what you would use to create backgrounds on your cards, you all had some wonderful ideas.

 

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Karola Walter

Jan K

Marge Burns

 

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!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – December

December 19, 2017
Hi everyone!

It’s time for another Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge with the Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams.

This month the challenge is …. Backgrounds – Whether you use large background dies, smaller dies or stamps, backgrounds can add so much interest to your card or home decor items. Include dies or stamps in your background for our challenge this month to create either a card or home decor item.

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 background on something you were creating?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, December 22nd, 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.

 

Birgit Norton starts us off this month using the Abstract Background die to create the background of her card. To decorate her card Birgit has used the Stitched Hearts; Stitched Fishtail Banners; Buttons and the Valentines Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Karen Nofziger has created a canvas for her challenge project. To create this piece Karen has used the Circle Background; Pair of Leaves 1; Fitted Circles; Entwined Circles; Bugs & Butterflies Clear Stamps with coordinating dies; Plant, Grow and Bloom Sentiments Clear Stamps and General Sentiments Clear Stamps. Karen has also used ModaScrap Fly & Scrap Patterned Paper Pack; White Soft Finish Cardstock as well as Sea Glass & Faded Denim Silk Microfine Glitter on her project.

Melanie Smith is next sharing a cute birthday card. To create her card Melanie has used the Kaleidoscope Background; Stitched Rectangles; Small Cupcake and Sentiments 1 – Celebration Clear Stamps with coordinating dies. Melanie also used Soft Finish Cardstock in White; Perfect Purple; Perfect Pink; Cafe au Lait and Pale Peach as well as ModaScrap Color of Puppies Girl & Thinking About Polinesia Patterned Paper Packs.

Frances Byrne has used the negative pieces from the Geometric Background die to create her card for today’s challenge. To decorate her card Frances has also used Beautiful Baubles; Stitched Fishtail Banners and A Way With Words – Christmas Collection Clear Stamp set. Frances used White Soft Finish Cardstock to create her card.

Elena Anderson has created this adorable  snowman card. To create her card Elena has used Snowman and Gifts Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Stitched Hearts and Stitched Rectangles.

Kelly Booth has created two cards for our challenge this month. For her first card Kelly has created a colorful Christmas card using the Kaleidoscope Background, A Way with Words – Merry Christmas, White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitter in True Red; Peridot and Royal Blue.

For her second card Kelly has used the Abstract Background; Garden Notes Poinsettia die; Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set; Prills and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Sandy Diller has created a banner to celebrate the New Year … 2018! To create her project Sandy has used Stitched Stars along with Bluebell & Brushed Pewter Silk Microfine Glitter and Red Metallic Shimmer Sheetz.

Selma Stevenson has created a sparkling golden Christmas card for our challenge. Selma used the Kaleidoscope Background; Christmas Tree; White Soft Finish Cardstock and Silk Microfine Glitter in Light Gold, Champagne Gold and Cool Diamond.

Tina Guigui Dornbaum has created a colorful background. To create her card Tina used the Kaleidoscope Background; Stitched Fishtail Banners and Sentiments 1- Celebration Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. White Soft Finish Cardstock was used for this card.

Katelyn Grosart created a framed art piece for her challenge today, which will make a great gift for Christmas. To create her project Katelyn used the Abstract Background; Valentine Edges; Dragonfly; Stitched Fishtail Banners; Bunch of Flowers 3; Leafy Branch and A Way with Words – Soar die sets. Katelyn also used White Soft Finish Cardstock and Transparent/Gold Glitter Dots Peel Off Stickers on this piece.

Sanna Lippert had so much fun creating backgrounds for this challenge that she didn’t stop at just one card … but four!!! For her first card Sanna used the Ornate Snowflakes die set with Silk Microfine Glitter in Teal Blue and Dark Mint. The sentiment is from the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

For Sanna’s second card today, she has created a colorful background. For this card Sanna used the Kaleidoscope Background with Silverado Silk Microfine Glitter. To decorate her card Sanna has used the Flower Power Clear Stamp set with coordinating die. The sentiment is from the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set.

For her third card Sanna has used the Geometric Background along with Dark Mint Silk Microfine Glitter. To decorate her card Sanna has used the Flower Power Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies and a sentiment from the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

For her final card for our challenge today, Sanna has again used the Kaleidoscope Background keeping both the positive and negative pieces of the die intact. To decorate her card Sanna has used the Sentiments 2 – Just Because Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies and the heart from the Buttons die set. Sanna used White Soft Finish Cardstock when creating all her cards today.

Suzanne Cannon is thinking about snow for her card this week. Suzanne has used the A Way with Words – Brrrrrr and A Way with Words – Let it Snow die sets to create her card. Suzanne also used White Soft Finish Cardstock on her card.

Anita Kejriwal has also created two cards for our challenge today. Anita has used the “happy” from the Sentiments 1 – Celebrations Clear Stamp set to create her background. To decorate her card Anita used the Valentine Edges; Stitched Circles and the Sentiments 1 – Celebrations Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies.

For her second card for the challenge Anita used the “celebrate” sentiment from the Sentiments 1 – Celebrate Clear Stamp set to create her background. Anita has again used  the Valentine Edges; Stitched Circles and the Sentiments 1 – Celebrations Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies to decorate her card.

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 use stamps and dies to create backgrounds in anything you create. 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, December 22nd.

Happy Creating!

 

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Winner – November Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge

November 24, 2017

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our November Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team Designer Challenge …. Pop-up cards using the General Pop-ups die set.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Christina Stark
Mary Kranz
Adriana Pezzullo-Sanchez

 

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!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – November

November 21, 2017
Hi everyone!

It’s time for another Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge with the Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams.

This month the challenge is …. Pop Up Cards using the General Pop Ups die set. It is always fun to open up a card that reveals something popped up inside and they are so easy to create when you have this remarkable die set. There are so many different options for creating pop up cards. Use just one die or combine multiple dies along the centre fold and create an endless array of fun pop-ups!

If you want even more ideas showing how to use the General Pop Ups die set, Els and Joset have two videos at Technique Friday with Els on YouTube. You can find Joset’s Birthday Pop-up here and Els’ Christmas Pop-up Card 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 on this blog post below and answer this question: What Elizabeth Craft Designs dies or stamp sets would you use with the General Pop-Ups die set if you were making a Pop-Up Card?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, November 24th, 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.

Sanna Lippert created the fun pop-up card above using three of the pop-up dies included in the General Pop Ups die set, so that her images could be at different levels. Sanna also used Krista Schneider’s Winter Bears Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies and Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set and White Soft  Finish Cardstock.

Birgit Norton created a fun Winter Scene Christmas Pop-Up card for the challenge. Birgit  used multiple pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to create her scene. She also used dies from the Becky Seddon Reindeer die set, along with the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set and ModaScrap Christmas Holidays 12 x 12 Patterned Paper.

Frances Byrne created a festive card for the challenge. Frances used three of the pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to create her popped up scene. She also used the Stylish Snowman, Christmas Trees, Speech Bubble Edgy Options, Valentines Edges and Entwined Ovals die sets as well as ModaScrap It’s Christmas Time 12 x 12 Patterned Paper Pack, and Soft Finish Cardstock in White Olive Twist and Brick Red were also used. For the sentiment, Frances picked the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Karen Nofziger shows that even shaped cards can have a pop-up in the inside using pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set, as she has done in this amazing Snowglobe-shaped card. Karen used the Snowglobe Scene and Stitched Circles die sets, Row of Houses Clear Stamp Set with coordinating dies as well as the Christmas Collection Clear Stamp set.

Selma Stevenson created this fun Christmas card for today’s challenge. Like others who have used several dies and not just one, Selma incorporated three of the pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to create her scene, including a multi-step pop-up die for the centre. She also used Christmas Tree; A Way with Words – Wishing You A, A Way with Words – Merry Christmas, and Dotted Scallop Rectangles die sets. The stamped images are from Snowman & Gifts Clear Stamps and coordinating dies; Candy Land Clear Stamps and coordinating dies, and Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set. She chose Soft Finish Cardstock in White, Ladybug Red, and Forest Green.

Elena Anderson also created a Christmas card for our challenge. Elena used one of the multi-step pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set along with the Jewels 1 die set, Reindeer & Bird Clear Stamps with coordinating dies, Snowman & Gifts with coordinating dies, Holiday Trees & Ornaments with coordinating dies, Christmas Collection Clear Stamps, and Holiday Cheer Clear Stamps. Elena also used Soft Finish Cardstock in White, Rich Black, and Olive Twist; ModaScrap It’s Christmas Time 6 x 6 Patterned Paper and Red/Gold Glitter Dots.

Kelly Booth created this fun glittery gingerbread holiday card for our challenge. Kelly picked one of the multi-step pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to pop up the snow banks she cut with the Adventure Edges die set. The stamped images are from the Candy Land Clear Stamp set die cut with coordinating dies. All images have been covered in glitter using Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. Also used on this card are the Stitched Rectangles and Dotted Rectangles die sets.

Suzanne Cannon shows how you can incorporate A Way With Words die cut sentiments in a pop-up card. Suzanne used the multi-step pop-up from the General Pop Ups die set along with A Way with Words – Merry Christmas 2, A Way With Words – Brrrrrr, A Way With Words – Christmas Collection Clear Stamp Set, A Way With Stencils Leaf & Snowflake, and Winter Bears Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. She also incorporated Bright Cranberry Silk Microfine Glitter on the Merry Christmas sentiment and used Watercolor Paper for the images.

Tina Guigui Dornbaum created this fun bear pop-up by using the multi-step pop-up die from the General Pop Ups die set. Tina also used the Winter Bears Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, the Adventure Edges die set and the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set, and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Sandy Diller created a Thanksgiving pop-up card using the General Pop Ups die set. To create the shaped edge at the top of the card,  Sandy used the Tags & More 7 – Vine die set …. such a clever idea! Sandy also used the Pumpkins, Labels 1, Adventure Edges die sets. The sentiment is from from A Way With Words – Happy Birthday Collection. The wood rain patterned paper is from ModaScrap Wood Effect Pattern Paper Pack.

 

Katelyn Grosart created an elegant holiday card using three of the pop-up dies included in the General Pop Ups die set.  Katelyn also incorporated the Reindeer and Adventure Edges die sets, a sentiment from the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set, White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Xmas Vintage Collection Patterned Paper Pack.

Melanie Smith designed this cute card to celebrate someone’s special day using two of the pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set. To decorate her card Melanie used the Holiday Trees and Ornaments Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Reindeer and Birds Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Birthday Sentiments Clear Stamp set with its coordinating die set, Labels 1 and Dotted Scallop Rectangles die sets, as well as White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Magic Mountain 12 x 12 Patterned Paper Pack were used to construct the card.

For our final card for our challenge Anita Kejriwal shares this because snowy Christmas creation. Anita has also used multiple pop up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to created her card. To decorate her card Anita has used the Gingerbread Home, Reindeer, Snowflakes and Valentines Edges die sets. Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter was also used on this card.

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 make a start on your Christmas cards, gift tags, and other projects. 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, November 24th.

Happy Creating!

 

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Winner – October ECD Designer Challenge

October 20, 2017

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our October Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge ….  Christmas.  We enjoyed reading about what Christmas projects you all like to make, cards and gift tags topped the list!


Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Cynthia Link
Pam Feurt
Jeana Riehl

 

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!

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