Framed Poinsettias

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Hello Everyone my post today is a Birthday Card I did for a dear friend of many many years. Since it is a December birthday I decided to go with Susan’s Garden Notes Poinsettia die and ECD Fitted Frames 1  Lacy Rectangles  die.  For those of you that follow Elizabeth Craft Designs or the Susan’s Garden Club on Facebook the card will look familiar to you as Susan posted a similar one last week, what a coincidence.  I do apologize for the quality of the pictures as it is very hard to photograph Shimmer Sheetz and glitter,

Here we go

  1.  Using Red Metallic Shimmer Sheetz cut 1 set of Fitted Frames 1- Lacy Rectangles.
  2.   Using 100 lb Soft Finish Cardstock with Double Sided Clear Adhesive  on both sides cut 1 set of Fitted Frames 1 – Lacy Rectangles.
  3. Remove protective paper from front of white fitted frames and add Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter and burnish in using your fingers.
  4.   Take an A2 (4-1/4 X 5-1/2) card base and alternating between the red Shimmer Sheetz orange shade and the glittered white frames add them to the front of the card base ( I actually do 2 card bases at the same time). Framed Poinsettias 12142015 2
  5.   Using white, green and yellow cardstock cut out 3 poinsettias and shade, shape and assemble using Susan’s video tutorial seen here as a guide.
  6.   Using White Pine Boughs and Pinecone die and cut several pine boughs from green cardstock.  Shade a little with PanPastels set 3 orange shade.  Pinch with fingers to give dimension.
  7.   Add poinsettias, leaves and pine boughs to center of card using clear drying glue.

The second card was finished off by turning it so it is a top fold card and adding the poinsettias, leaves and pine boughs to upper left corner.  Cut Noel from 100 lb cardstock with double sided  adhesive on both sides (this may take several passes through diecut machine due to thickness).  Remove paper from top and add glitter.  Attach to lower right corner.  Add red gems around card where the holes are.  Finally dab clear drying glue to different areas of the flowers, leaves and boughs then add diamond dust.


1090 Susan’s Garden Notes – Poinsettia

1091 Susan’s Garden Notes – White Pine Boughs and Pinecones

1061 Fitted Frames 1 Lace Rectangle

1071 Card Stand/Easel Die

754 Noel Die

PSF 102 100 lb Soft Finish Cardstock

SS0214 Red Metallic Shimmer Sheetz

641 Silk Microfine Glitter – Cool Diamond

503 Clear Double Sided Adhesive – 6″X6″

Susan’s Garden CountryScapes Tools – Buy It All

30115 PanPastels Set 1

30117 PanPastels Set 3


Art Glitter Glue Dries Clear


Twinklets Diamond Dust


Second Card

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Hope you will make some of these cards – change it up a little using a different color Shimmer Sheetz and Poinsettias.

Until next time Happy Scrapping!!


Poinsettia Ornament

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Hello Everyone,

Just a quick post today.  This is another open front ornament and I used Susan’s Garden Notes Poinsettia for the feature inside today.  Just like my “Snowman” ornament that posted last week on Elizabeth Craft Designs blog I coated the inside of the ornament with Kids Choice Glue then sprinkled diamond dust coating the inside and dumping out the extra diamond dust.

  1.  Place a small mound of Yes glue in the bottom center of ornament.
  2.   wrap  2″ piece of wooden skewer with green floral tape (if you do not have the tape you could paint it green) insert into the center of the mound of glue.  Let dry completely.
  3.  Cut a poinsettia from cardstock shade and shape all leaves and then build the flower. (see Susan’s video here)
  4.  Cut pine boughs shade and shape with your fingers.
  5.   attach leaves and pine boughs to back of flower using a clear drying glue.  Let dry
  6.   Using clear drying glue randomly add glue to the flower, leaves and bough then sprinkle on diamond dust.
  7. Once the mound of glue is totally dry use clear drying glue and attach  poinsettia to stick – hold in place until glue is set.
  8.  Attach a bow around the top of the ornament.

I do hope that you will be inspired to make some of these ornaments for gifts and yourself – they truly are fun and easy to make.

Until next time – Happy Scrapping!



Elizabeth Craft Designs

1090 Susan’s Garden Notes – Poinsettia die

1091 Susan’s Garden Notes – White Pine Boughs and Pinecones

30115 Pan Pastels set 1


Clear plastic open front ornament

Art Glitter Dries Clear Glue

Yes glue

Twinklets Diamond Dust













Frosty the Snowman Ornament

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Designed for ECD Susan Tierney-Cockburn Design Team.

Hello everyone this is my December post for Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog   This idea came to me when I came across these clear open face balls which brought back a childhood memory of our Dad bringing home a box of 6 ornaments that were half balls with a scene in each one. Those became my favorite ornaments and today I have the only 2 remaining ornaments from that set. I knew Susan’s CountryScapes Build a Snowman die set would be perfect for this project.

For the complete tutorial on how to make this ornament please visit Elizabeth Craft Designs blog here

What a fun project  this was and I hope that you will try some of the ornaments.  I am looking forward to making more as there are many more Susan’s Country1Scapes dies that can be used.