Tulips in Pitcher

 

 

tulips in a pitcher

Welcome my crafty friends!

Here is a little breath of spring as you know “Spring Always Comes” just not soon enough for some of us that are in the depths of very cold snowy winter.

Today I have for you a card I have created for my niece’s birthday.  I have used Susan’s Garden Notes Pottery Pitcher, Tulips 2 along with ModaScrap’s Wood Effect paper.

Here is how it was created.

Step 1  Using Garden Notes Pottery Pitcher cut 2 from white Soft Finish Cardstock which has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on the back.  Cut small star from same cardstock.  Place star on top of 1 pitcher then adhere second pitcher over first pitcher.  Using small ball tool rub around edges to outline star.  Using alcohol markers color pitcher (Copics E55 and E84 plus black to color star) color pitcher.  Lay face down into clear Versamark ink press in to cover coat with clear embossing powder then heat to set.

Step 2   Create 9 tulips using Garden Notes Tulip 2 die set cut from colored cardstock.

Step 3  Form 5″ X 7″ card base.  Cut patterned paper 4-3/4″ X 6-3/4″ (ModaScrap Wood Effect used here) adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 4  Use couple of dimensional squares to lower center on back of pitcher adhere to card front.

Step 5  Arrange tulips into top of pitcher adhere using Kids Choice Glue.  You will need to cut some of stems off so they fit and you have different heights.

Step 6  Stamp sentiment on rectangle adhere to card front using dimensional squares.

Thank you for stopping by today I do hope you have enjoyed my card and it has inspired you.

For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies just click on picture below it will take you directly to the site.

Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies



Other Supplies

Cardstock – Off white, green, yellow, pink

Copic Markers – E55, E84, 100

Close To My Heart Stamp Set D1609

Black Ink

Clear Embossing Powder

Birthday Nasturtiums

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Welcome my crafty friends so glad you stopped by.   Today I have a card that I created for a very special friend’s birthday using  Susan’s Garden Notes Nasturtium, Wooden Crate, Berry Branch along with ModaScrap Happy Frame.

Here is how I created card.

Step 1  Cut 4 Garden Notes Berry Branch from brown cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back adhere together so you have 2 stems.  Add shading using Distress Ink.  Add berries using Nuvo Crystal Drops – Violet Galaxy.  Set aside to dry – when dry repeat on back side and let dry.

Step 2  Form 6″ X 6″ card base.

Step 3  Create 6″ X 6″ Happy Frame from cardstock of your choice – ModaScrap – Wood Effects used here.  Els has tutorial for creating frame which can be found here.

Step 4  Chose a background the one here was done on 5-3/4″ square white Soft Finish Cardstock using Distress Oxide Inks.  Adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive next adhere frame to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 5  Using Garden Notes Nasturtium die cut a bunch of flowers from white Soft Finish Cardstock cut stamen from yellow cardstock and leaves from green cardstock.  Using alcohol markers color flowers shade leaves using Distress Ink. Using Garden Notes 4 pc. Metal Tool Kit, Molding Mat and Leaf Mat shape flowers and leaves assemble using Kids Choice Glue.  Susan has a video which you can find here

Step 6  Cut 2 Garden Notes Wooden Crate 1 from Wood Effects cardstock and 1 from either black or brown cardstock both with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Adhere Wood Effects on top of solid.  Depending on color of background you will want to put a little something behind crate so background doesn’t show through.  Moss ribbon was used on this card.  Using Clear Double Sided Adhesive to adhere to card front.

Step 7  Add nasturtiums and berry branches to crate using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 8  Using Suzanne Cannon’s A Way With Words Happy Birthday – small cut 2 from black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back stack together add to card front.

Thank you for stopping by today and hope that you have been inspired to create.  For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used just click on picture below it will take you to their site.

Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

 

 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies



Other Supples

Cardstock – black, green, yellow

Copic Markers – R59, YR18, YR19, YR09

Gelly Roll Pen – White

Distress Oxide Inks

 

 

Pink Lilies

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Welcome My Crafty Friends so glad you have stopped by.

Today my post is a card I created using Susan’s Garden Notes Lilies 2 die set.  I had seen a picture of pink lilies and they were so pretty I had to try to create in paper.  Here is my inspiration  49603635_889506088078290_3650426209633828864_n  hope I did it justice..

Here is how I created my card.

Step 1  From brown cardstock cut 4 Garden Notes Berry Branch   2 with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back adhere to 2 without adhesive.  Using Distress Ink shade branches.  Use Nuvo Crystal Drops – Autumn Red to add berries then set aside to dry once dry add berries to back side again set aside to dry.

Step 2  Form card base 5″ X 7″

Step 3   Pick background for card it should be 4-3/4″ X 6-3/4″ what was used here was piece that was done with Distress Inks.

Step 4  Cut 85# white Soft Finish Cardstock 5″ X 7″.  Using Garden Notes Frame It – Rectangles -next to the largest die cut frame in cardstock placing it so there is an even frame on sides and top leaving wider area at bottom.

Step 5  adhere frame over background paper using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.  Adhere frame to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 6  Cut 2 Garden Notes Trevi Urns from clear cardstock which has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Using blue alcohol marker color front of one to make it look like water.  Adhere other urn over colored one.  Remove release sheet from back add couple of dimensional dots to center back of urn then adhere to card inside frame.   NOTE:  leave urn top opening free of adhesive so to put stems down into urn.

Step 7  Die cut 7 Garden Notes Lilies 2 from 100# white Soft Finish Cardstock.  Color using alcohol markers – Copics RV02, RV04 and Y15 used here.  Cut leaves from green cardstock shade with Distress ink..  Using Garden Notes All Steel 4 pc. Tool Kit, Molding Pad, Leaf Pad shape petals and leaves use Kids Choice Glue to assemble.

Step 8  Die cut Garden Notes Ladder Ferns 3 times.  Shade with Distress Ink using tweezers to hold pinch up fronds with fingers to give dimension.

Step 9  Assemble bouquet on card using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 10  From black glitter cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back cut Hugs 3 times using Suzanne Cannon’s A Way With Words – Sending Hugs Kisses die set stack 3 together adhere to lower card front.

I do hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today and it has inspired you to create!  Product list below of items used to create card by clicking on any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs items it will take you directly to their site.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today and until next time …..

Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies



Other Supplies

Cardstock – green, brown, yellow, clear, black glitter

Background paper

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Autumn Red

Copic Markers – RV02, RV04, Y15,  B12

Challenge – Garden Notes Frame It / Stitched Inspiration

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  • Hello my Crafty Friends welcome to my blog.  Today is a new challenge on Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog.  This month it is Garden Notes Frame It / Stitched Inspiration using Susan’s garden Frame It Stitched dies.  I chose to use the squares along with Garden Notes Wheelbarrow and Windflowers.  Be sure to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see all the great creations by all the design team members and of course answer the question  for a chance to win a gift card.  https://blog.elizabethcraftdesigns.com/2018/12/elizabeth-craft-designs-designer-challenge-december-2018/ .  The question this month is Which of the Garden Notes Frame It / Stitched die sets would you use on a project and how would you use it.

 

Here is how card was created.

Step 1  Form 6″ X 6″ card base.

Step 2  Cut patterned paper 6″ X 6″ (ModaScrap Relax in the Garden used here) adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 3  Cut 6″ X 6″ white Soft Finish Cardstock using largest die from Garden Notes Fitted Frame / Stitched Squares die set cut center from cardstock making frame.  Using dimensional tape adhere to card front.

Step 4  Cut 2 Garden Notes Wheelbarrows from white Soft Finish Cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Adhere one on top of other.  Color using alcohol markers in color of your choice.  Add dimensional tape on back adhere to card front.

Step 5  Cut 5 Garden Notes Grecian Windflowers from white Soft Finish Cardstock leaves from green cardstock.  Using alcohol markers color 2 flowers in color of your choice leave 3 flowers white.  Shape flowers and assemble.  Yellow pollen is used for centers.  Susan has video on her Facebook page Susan’s Garden Club found here.

Step 6  Die cut word “happy” from black cardstock which has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back using Word 1 – Celebrations.  From same cardstock using Joset’s Blackboard Numbers cut 75th.  Adhere to upper left of card front.

I do hope that this tutorial has inspired you to create.  Be sure to go to Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see all the other creations by the design team and answer the question for a chance to win a $20.00 gift card.

By clicking on any of Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies below it will take you directly to their site.

Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

 

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies

Other Supplies

Cardstock – black, green, white

Various Copic Markers

Dimension Tape

 

 

 

Heartfelt Hexagon

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Hello my crafty friends welcome to my blog!

Today I have for you a sympathy card I created for a friend.  This card could be used for different occasions just by changing out the sentiment.  Dies I used are from Elizabeth Craft DesignsSusan’s Garden Notes Helenium, Berry Spray, Baby’s Breath along with Joset Designs Stitched Hexagon and Stitched Fishtail Banners.

Here is how I created the card.

Step 1  Cut 4 Garden Notes Berry Spray from brown cardstock  2 that have Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back and 2 without the adhesive.  Adhere 1 on top of other to form 2 sprays.  Using Nuvo Crystal Drops – Autumn Red add berries to spray set aside to dry then repeat for back side.

Step 2  Cut Garden Notes Baby’s Breath – stems from green cardstock and flowers from white Soft Finish Cardstock.  Shade, shape and create baby’s breath.  Susan has some great videos on making her flowers on her Facebook page Susan’s Garden Club.

Step 3  From white Soft Finish Cardstock cut petals for 2 Garden Notes Heleniums cut centers from brown cardstock and leaves from green cardstock.  Color main petals using alcohol markers in colors of your choice (Copics R59 & R89 used here).  See Susan’s video for making these lovely flowers – video found here.

Step 4  Cut Stitched Hexagon frame from white Soft Finish Cardstock using #5 & #9 taped together see photo

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Step 5  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock using #8 Stitched Hexagon.  Using Distress Oxide Inks in colors of your choice (Mustard Seed, Aged Mahogany, Dusty Concord and Crushed Olive used here)  create a background on hexagon by smearing colors on mat spritz with water and dragging hexagon through it.  Heat set and continue until it is to your liking.  Using Clear Double Sided Adhesive adhere to back of frame.

Step 6  Form 6″ X 6″ card base.  Using large embossing folder emboss card front..  Using Clear Double Sided Adhesive adhere hexagon to card front.

Step 7  Using Kids Choice Glue arrange flowers and berries on left side of hexagon.

Step 8  Cut Fishtail Banner stamp with sentiment adhere to lower part of hexagon.

 

I do hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today and that it has inspired you to created.  The Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies used are all linked to their site just click on any picture it will take you to their site.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today and until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies



Other Supplies

Cardstock – brown, green

Distress Oxide Inks – Mustard Seed, Aged Mahogany, Dusty Concord, Crushed Olive

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Autumn Red

Black Ink

Happy Birthday Friend

Birthday Friend

Welcome to my blog my friends,

Today I am posting a birthday card that I made for a very special friend since grade school which is a very long time trust me hehehe.  Obviously being December 1st I have done a wintery card

Here is how I created my card.

Step 1  Cut 2 (1 with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back and 1 without adhesive)  Garden Notes Berry Branch from brown cardstock.  Adhere 1 on top of other.  Add berries using Nuvo Crystal Drops Simply White.  Set aside to dry then repeat on the back.

Step 2  Cut 2 Garden Notes Hawthorne from green cardstock and shade.  Using Nuvo Crystal Drops Autmun Red add berries set aide to dry then repeat for back side.  Susan has a good video which can be found here.

Step 3  Form 6″ X 6″ card base. Cut brown cardstock 5-3/4″ X 5-3/4″ using 6th die in Garden Notes Frame It / Stitched Squares cut opening in upper left.  Cut patterned paper to fit opening (ModaScrap Woods used here) adhere to back of opening using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.  Adhere to card front.

Step 4  Cut 2 Garden Notes Galvanized Buckets from white Soft Finish Cardstock that has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back – adhere together.  Using alcohol markers color and shade.  Add a little pewter Metallic Rub Ons from set 2.  From brown cardstock cut just the center of the handle shade with brown Distress Ink adhere to top of handle.  Add couple pop dots to lower center back of bucket then adhere bucket to card front.  Adhere handle using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 5  Using Garden Notes Whitepine Boughs & Pinecones die set cut a bunch of boughs from green cardstock (I like to cut lots at once as I know I will use them on a project) shade with Distress Ink then pinch up needles to give dimension.  Create 3 small hemlock cones using same set see Susan’s video for this here

Step 6  From black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on the back cut 2 each A Way With Words Happy Birthday – Small and Friends using Words 4 – Remember die set.  Adhere duplicates to each other.  Cut s off from friends.  Adhere to card front.

Step 7  Assemble using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 8  To add snow to card I used Designer Dries White Glue with fine tip adding to areas I want to have snow then I sprinkled with Papericious Frosting Powder.

Hoping you have enjoyed this tutorial today and you will make your own card.  This could also be used as a Christmas card by changing the sentiment such as A Way With Words small Merry Christmas.

All Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used are linked below just click on any it will take you directly to their site.

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

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies

Other Supplies

Cardstock – green, brown, black

Art Glitter Designer Dries White Adhesive

Papericious Frosting Powder

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Simply White, Autumn Red

Alcohol Markers

 

Seasons Greetings Cornucopia

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Hello my crafty friends welcome to my blog.

Once again it is challenge time for Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team.  This month our challenge is to create a Christmas card using flowers and or foliage.  My card today uses Susan’s Garden Notes Small Poinsettia,  newly released Hawthorne Berries and Pine Boughs along with new Garden Notes Cornucopia.

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Be sure to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see what all the other design team members have created and enter for a chance to win  $20.00 gift card.  The question for this month is – Which Elizabeth Craft Designs flower or foliage die or stamp set would you chose to create a Christmas card or decoration.

 

Here is how my card was created.

Step 1  Cut 2-3 Garden Notes Hawthorne Berries from either green cardstock or white Soft Finish Cardstock.  If cut in green cardstock shade using Distress Ink if cut in white color with alcohol markers (green cardstock used here).  Susan has a tutorial found here Using  red Nuvo Crystal Drops (Autumn Red used here) add berries to branch set aside to dry then add berries to back side and let dry.

Step 2  Cut 2 Garden Notes Cornucopia from light brown cardstock that has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Adhere one on top of the other then shade with Distress Ink.  Lay right side down on molding mat using large ball tool rub all over back giving shape.

Step 3  Form 5″ X 7″ card base.  Cut patterned paper 4-3/4″ X 6-3/4″ adhere to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 4  Add pop dots down center of Cornucopia adhere to card front.

Step 5  Arrange Garden Notes Hawthorne Berries in Cornucopia adhere using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 6  Create 3 white Garden Notes Poinsettia – Small.  Using Kids Choice Glue to attach to arrangement.

Step 7  Cut a few Garden Notes Pine Boughs from green cardstock shade, pinch up needles add to arrangement.

Step 8  Cut Suzanne Cannon’s A Way With Words – Season’s Greetings twice – 1 from black cardstock and 1 from gold both with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Add black to top of card front then adhere gold on top offsetting just a little to give it a shadow.

I do hope you have enjoyed this tutorial today and don’t forget to go to Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see what all the other design team members have created and to answer question for a chance to win.

Supply list can be found below by clicking on any of the pictures it will take you directly to their site for purchasing.

Thank you for visiting my blog today and until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies


Other Supplies

Cardstock – black, green, brown, gold

Patterned paper

Prills

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Autumn Red

Distress Inks