Showing posts from February, 2017

You Take the Cake

Hello my crafty friends welcome to my blog. Well the weather here in Maine is 100% better this week than last when we got 30" of snow in one storm.  Today I am posting a birthday card I made showcasing Susan's new Rose 3 die set. Here is how it was done.  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 6" X 10" score at 5" fold on score line. Using Karen Burniston's Cake Pop Up die center in card fold (I use a little removable tape to hold in place when cutting) run through cutting machine. Work all folds to make cake pop out. Karen has a great video on this die cut which can be found here . Using design paper of your choice and dies from the set cut out decorative cake pieces.  A piece was cut to cover top of cake using same paper and laying just very top portion of cake die then cutting the candles pieces away and trimming to fit.  (Covering the top is not necessary it is just something I wanted to do.) Once cake is completely decorated random stamp inside of c

Roses & Ivy

Hi there my crafty friends weather here in Maine unfortunately is not rose & ivy weather but I can dream.  Using Susan Tierney-Cockburn's wonderful flower dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs keeps me gardening year round.  Today my post is a card I designed for Susan's Design Team using three of Susan's new releases Rose 3, Ivy and Pottery Pitcher .  Find complete tutorial and all the supplies here at Elizabeth Craft Designs. Enjoy and Happy Crafting! Christine