Happy 16th

 

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On my blog today is a birthday card I created for our grandson – hard to believe he is 16 and his sister 18 time does fly.  My card was created using some of Joset’s latest releases 4th of July, Blackboard Numbers along with her Stitched Stars, Words 1 – Celebrate and General Pop Ups.  I also used Susan’s Garden Earth & Sky Stencil.

Here is how card was created.

Step 1  Form 6″ X 6″ card base.  Emboss card front with embossing folder of your choice I used stars.

Step 2  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 5-3/4″ X 11-1/2″ score @ 5-3/4″ fold on score line.  Using Susan’s CountryScapes Earth Sky Stencil add clouds and grass with Distress Inks and sponge.

Step 3  Use largest pop up die from Elizabeth Craft Designs General Pop Ups Die set to cut pop up in center fold.  Work pop up folds.   Add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to back staying away from the pop up areas.  Adhere to inside of card working with half card at a time (do not remove all protective covering at once).

Step 4  Using 3 largest dies of Joset’s Stitched Stars cut from 3 different color cardstocks.  Adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive starting with largest ending with smallest.

Step 5  From Joset’s 4th of July die set using yellow / gold cardstock cut 5 large stars and 15 small stars.  From red cardstock cut largest burst then cut firecrackers 6 times.

Step 6  Cut Happy Birthday twice from black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back using Joset’s Words 1 – Celebrate die set stack together to give dimension.  Cut Celebrate twice from white Soft Finish Cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back – stack together to give dimension.

Step 7  Using black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back cut 16th twice using Joset’s new Blackboard Numbers stack together for dimension.

Step 8 Assemble card front.

Step 9  Cut black cardstock 5-3/4″ X 1-1/2″ using Clear Double Sided Adhesive adhere approximately 1-1/2″ down from center fold.  Adhere Celebrate in center of black cardstock.  Add large star on each side.

Step 10 Assemble firecrackers using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 11  Cut 2 pieces of clear plastic 1/4″ X 3″ and 1 piece 1/4″ X 4  (I save plastic packaging for this as it is stronger) add firecracker to one end of each using Kids Choice Glue when dry adjust length of plastic so when bottom is attached to pop up firecracker does not stick out beyond the card edge then attach to pop ups using Kids Choice Glue.  Add stars to clear plastic using Kids Choice Glue.  Add 3 remaining firecrackers to remaining pop ups.

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For any of Elizabeth Craft Designs products just click on picture it will take you directly to that product on their site.

I do hope that you have enjoyed my tutorial today.

Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies

Other Supplies

Cardstock – yellow, red, blue, black

Distress Inks – tumbled glass, peeled paint

Clear plastic

 

July Designer Challenge

 

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Hello My Crafty Friends Welcome to My Blog!

Once again it is time for the ECD Designer Challenge.  The challenge this month is to use Joset’s Blackboard Alphabet and/or Blackboard Numbers die sets.   The question for the $20.00 giveaway this month is  What Elizabeth Craft Designs die or stamp set would you use the Blackboard Alphabet or Blackboard Numbers die sets.   Be sure to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog at this link to see all the creations our Design Team have created using these dies and to enter for a chance to win.

Here is how my card was created:

Step 1  Create card base 5″ X 7″.

Step 2  Cut patterned paper / cardstock 4-3/4″ X 6-3/4″ .  Using #6 square die of Susan’s new Stitched Frame It Squares die set cut square into the right side of the patterned paper.  Adhere paper to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.  (Note: I number the back of my dies starting with smallest being #1)

Step 3  Mask around square opening then stipple inside the square with colors that match your paper.

Step 4  Die cut 2 mugs using Joset’s new Summer Drink die set and clear cardstock . mylar with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Die cut umbrella, orange slices, straw and ice cubes from white Soft Finish Cardstock color with markers.

Step 5  Using Joset’s Blackboard Alphabet and Blackboard Numbers cut twice HAPPY and 60th from black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Stack letters and numbers then adhere inside square opening.

Step 6  Using an orange alcohol marker color top mug about 3/4 of way to top.  Add ice cubes and orange slices to back of top mug.  Adhere top mug to bottom mug ( add a bit of  Clear Double Sided Adhesive to back of orange slices and ice cubes).   Add umbrella and straw done through the mug top opening.  Adhere mug to left side of card front.  Add half orange slice and pop 1 full orange slice.

I do hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today and it has inspired you.  For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used today just click on picture it will take you directly to their site.  Don’t for get to visit their blog to check out what the other designers have done and to enter for a change to win $20.00 giveaway.

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Thanks for stopping by and until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies


Other Supplies

Patterned Paper / Cardstock

Black Cardstock

Clear Cardstock / Mylar

Copic Markers – various colors

Stipple Brush

Inks

 

 

 

Rhododendron Sympathy

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Welcome to my blog my crafty friends.

Here is a card I designed for Elizabeth Craft Designs and posted on their blog at this link.  You will find a complete tutorial for this card.  My card showcases Susan’s Garden Notes Rhododendron, Baby’s Breath and her Stitched Frame It – Circles.

For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used in this project just click on any off the pictures and it will take you directly to their site.

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies


 

Happy 4th

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Hello my crafty friends welcome to my blog and Happy 4th of July to all that celebrate it!

Today I have a quick little post for you.  I like to make treat boxes for different holidays for my co-workers fill them with some candy and have a prize for 1 lucky winner.  So when A Way With Words came out with this new Gable Box I just had to use it. Made a total of 24.

Here is how I did it.

Step 1  From white Soft Finish Cardstock using A Way With Words Gable Box die cut t box.

Step 2  Using yellow ink random stamp stars on box using Joset’s Summer Fun Sentiment Stamp Set.

Step 3  Crease on all fold lines well then assemble box using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 4  Using Joset’s 4th of July die set cut flag and large burst.  Attach burst to box front using a bit of Clear Double Sided Adhesive then add a bit of Kids Choice Glue on back of flag pole attach to box.

Step 5  From black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back die cut 4 th using Joset’s  Blackboard Numbers and happy from Joset’s Words 3 – Happy Holidays.  Attach to box.

Step 6  Fill with treat of choice.

Hope that you have enjoyed this quick tutorial and will make some of your own for any occasion – baby shower, holidays, birthdays etc.

For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs products used today just click on any of the pictures below and it will take you to their site where you can purchase.

Thanks for stopping by today and until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies


Other Supplies

Cardstock – black, red and blue

Yellow Ink