Welcome to our August Susan’s Garden Design Team Designer Challenge. We had such a fantastic response to our first Susan’s Garden Designer Challenge last month, we are so glad that you all enjoyed it.
Susan Tierney-Cockburn not only designs beautiful flower dies for us to create with, she also designs a line of CountryScapes dies that can stand alone or be combined to create beautiful scenes.
Our challenge this month is Home is where the Heart is – Use any of the Susan’s Garden House related dies to create your card/project.
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: “Which dies from Susan’s collection make you think of your home?”
We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.
The winners will be announced on Friday, August 11th, 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 and will open up in a new window.
Selma Stevenson created this delightful scene using these Susan’s Garden CountryScapes dies: English Cottage 1, The Woods 1, Country Flora 1, New England Stonewall and Fence, Clematis/Ivy, Critters 1, Clouds & Grass, Mountains, as well as Garden Edges Rose Hedge and Leafy Branch. Selma used White Soft Finish Cardstock and PanPastels to create her card.
Piyanki Biswas has created this beautiful card above which is perfect to congratulate someone on their new home. To create her card Piyanki has used Susan’s Garden CountryScapes – English Cottage 2, Garden Notes – Hydrangea, and Congratulations from Elizabeth Craft Designs. Piyanki used White Soft Finish Cardstock and Water Color Paper to create her card.
Christine Pooler shares a fun way on how to incorporate a photo on your card by using the window from the Susan’s Garden Garden Notes – Square Window & Flower Box die set. To decorate her card, Christine has used the Garden Notes – Potted; Garden Notes – Sunflower 2 as well as one of the sentiments from the Little Words That Mean a Lot Clear Stamp set which is coming soon! Christine also used used White Soft Finish Cardstock and PanPastels to create her card.
Shalini Pahwa is next with her delightful scene. For her card Shalini has used Susan’s Garden CountryScapes – English Cottage 2; CountryScapes – Mountains; Garden Notes – Ivy Vine; Garden Notes – Hydrangea 2 as well as a sentiment from the new Little Words That Mean a Lot Clear Stamp set which is coming soon to Elizabeth Craft Designs. Shalini used Water Color Paper to create her card.
Anita Kejriwal created a “home” card using Susan’s Garden CountryScapes – English Cottage 2; CountryScapes Land & Sea and Behind the Scenes – Great Outdoors Stencil. Anita also used Elizabeth Craft Designs Dotted Scallop Rectangles; White Soft Finish Cardstock; ModaScrap Thinking About Polinesia Patterned Paper Pack to complete her card.
Angela Whelton created a colorful card for her “home” themed card using Susan’s Garden CountryScapes – English Cottage 2; CountryScapes – Mountains and Garden Notes – Blue Bonnet/Lupins. To complete her card Angela also used Stitched Circles; White Soft Finish Cardstock and Prills for her path.
Pavitra Chanchal has us looking through a window from the inside out. To create her card Pavitra has used Susan’s Garden Garden Notes – Window and Flower Box; Garden Notes Alstroemeria and a sentiment from the Little Words That Means a Lot Clear Stamp set which is coming soon to Elizabeth Craft Designs. Pavitra also used Soft Finish Cardstock and Flower Pot Prills when creating her card.
Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful creations our Susan’s Garden Design Team created this month and that you will be inspired to create some beautiful scenes using Susan’s Garden CountryScapes dies. 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, August 11th.