Showing posts from September, 2018

Fall is in the Air

Welcome My Crafty Friends, Today Susan has a brand new release lots of new dies to play with.  Today I have created a card using the new Garden Notes Vintage Tin Milk Can I am a rustic kind of girl!  You need to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs to see all the new fabulous releases. Here is how the card was created. Step 1   Forming Cattails -  Cut floral wire cut (3) 3" pieces using Yes Glue shape cattail around each piece of wire making cattail about 1-1/2" long.  Roll in hands to shape then roll in brown pollen or flower soft (flower soft used here).  Set aside to dry at least 24 hrs. Step 2  From green cardstock cut 2 Garden Notes Leafy Berry Branch 1 add berries using Nuvo Crystal Drops - Ripened Pumpkin set aside to dry.  Once dry add berries to back side again set aside to dry.  Using red Copic marker add dots to center of each berry. Step 3   From white Soft Finish Cardstock cut 5 maple leaves using Susan's Garden Woodland Leaves die set.  Color using Copic mar

Sunflower Hugs

Welcome my crafty friends! Today I have a card I created using Susan's Garden Notes Canning Jar & Lid, Garden Notes Sunflower 2, Garden Notes Lavender along with Suzanne Cannon's Sending Hugs Kisses die set.  ModaScrap - Wood Series patterned paper was also used. Here is how card was created. Step 1   Form 6" X 6" card base. Step 2   Cut ModaScrap -  Wood pattern paper 5-3/4" square.  Adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive . Step 3   Using Garden Notes Lavender die set cut 1 stem from green cardstock shade with Distress Ink.  Cut plate of florets 10-16 times from yellow cardstock.  Place right side up on hard rubber pad / art eraser using toothpick cup each floret.  Using Kids Choice Glue attach florets to stem base forming Goldenrod. Step 4   Die cut Garden Notes Canning Jar twice from clear sticker paper.  Using Copic Markers color 1 jar first using Y13 color whole thing.  Then use E39 color leaving a small yellow area in center th

Sept Challenge - Classic Christmas

Once again it is time for our Elizabeth Craft Designs Team Designers Challenge .  Be sure to check out the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today to see what all the designers have created for the challenge. Our challenge for September is - Classic Christmas . What Elizabeth Craft Designs die or stamp set would you select if making a Christmas card. For today's challenge Elizabeth Craft Designs is giving away a $20.00 Gift Card to use on their website.  There will be 3 lucky winners. To enter just leave a comment on Elizabeth Craft Designs Facebook Giveaway Blog Post or the Elizabeth Craft Designs Challenge post and tell us what Elizabeth Craft Designs die or stamp set would you select if making a Christmas card. 3 lucky winners will be selected in a random drawing.  Winners will be announced on Friday September 21st on Elizabeth Craft Designs blog and Facebook page.   Today I have made 2 cards both using some of Joset Designs newly released dies. Card 1 - Ornaments Here is how  ca

Glorious Sunflowers

  Hello my crafty friends!  Welcome to my blog.  Today is a card I  created for the Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team and is featured on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog .  Be sure to visit their blog where you will find a complete tutorial on how to create your own.  I do hope you enjoy it!  For any of Elizabeth Craft Designs products I used on this card just click on pictures below it will take you right to the item. Thanks for stopping by and until next time - Happy Crafting! Christine Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Other Supplies Cardstock - various shades of green, brown, white Clear Sticker Paper Nuvo Crystal Drops - Simply White & Mustard Yellow Copic Markers - various colors Distress Ink

My Once In A Lifetime

Hello my crafty friends welcome to my blog! Today I have an anniversary card which I made for my hubby to celebrate our 49th anniversary.   For this card I combined using dies as well as old school of stamping and fussy cutting for my main image. Here is how it was created. Step 1   From white Soft Finish Cardstock cut heart using Els van de Burgt Studio Stitched Hearts - 4th largest die.  Using Susan's Garden Notes Earth & Sky Stencil and PanPastels Set 2 blue for sky green for grass. Step 2   Using black ink stamped couple on bench twice onto white Soft Finish Cardstock .  Using alcohol markers color both images then fussy cut both.  Kids Choice Glue adhere 1 image to heart. Step 3   Using clear Nuvo Crystal Drops add raindrops to heart and umbrella of second image.  Set aside to dry. Step 4   Form 6" X 6" tent fold card base.  Emboss front of card with embossing folder of your choice. Step 5   For inside of card cut white cardstock 5-3/4" X 11-3/4"