October Challenge – A Very Krista Christmas!

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Welcome my crafty friends!

Once again it is time for Elizabeth Craft Designs Team Designer Challenge.  Be sure to check out the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see what all the designers have created for this challenge.

Our challenge for October is A Merry Krista Christmas.  We are using stamps and coordinating dies from Krista Schneider‘s new release for this challenge.

The question of this month:
Which of the new Krista Schneider stamp sets would you use to create a Christmas card.
Here is how I created my card.
Step 1   Form card base 4-1/4″ X 5-1/2″ card base using white Soft Finish Cardstock.
Step 2  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 4″ X 5-1/4″ add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to top.  Remove protective covering a little at a time pouring Periwinkle Silk Microfine Glitter over exposed adhesive once covered with glitter tap off excess glitter polish with fingers.
Step 3  Using curved die From Joset Designs Sliders and Spinners place cutting edge down on glittered cardstock approximately 1/2″ in from left edge 1-1/4″ up from bottom right end should be approximately 1-1/4″ down from top – die cut slot.
Step 4  Lay glittered piece in position on card front lightly trace the arch remove glittered piece add piece of Clear Double Sided Adhesive which is cut slightly larger that slot use Periwinkle Silk Microfine Glitter cover area on card front tap off excess polish in with fingers (by glittering this area it will be almost look seamless).
Step 5  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 1″ X 4″ add Clear Double Sided Adhesive on top using Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter pour over exposed adhesive tap off excess then polish with fingers.   Tear lengthwise to give snowbank effect.  Adhere to bottom of larger glittered piece.
Step 6  Using moon die from new Krista Schneider Reindeer set cut 1 moon from white Soft Finish Cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on top.  Remove protective covering add Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter tap off excess polish in with fingers. Color with yellow alcohol marker.  Adhere to upper right corner of glittered cardstock using Kids Choice Glue (I think it sticks better to glittered surface).
Step 7  From red cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on top die cut Suzanne Cannon‘s new Merry Christmas – small remove protective covering add True Red Microfine Glitter tap off excess polish in with fingers adhere to glittered cardstock piece lower right corner using Kids Choice Glue.
Step 8  Using Krista Schneider‘s new Reindeer Clear Stamps and Dies stamp reindeer using black ink compatible with alcohol markers on white Soft Finish Cardstock die cut using coordinating die set.  Color using alcohol markers.
Step 9  Cut 1/2″ – 3/4″ circle from white cardstock add 2 dimensional dots one on top of other.  Add dimensional tape on back of glittered piece being sure to stay away from slot as you want your reindeer to slide freely.  Place circle with pop dots behind glittered paper making sure the pop dots come up through the slot.  Adhere glittered cardstock to card front keeping pop dots aligned in slot.
Step 10  remove protective covering from top pop dot adhere your reindeer onto it.
I do hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today!
Be sure to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see all the other creations using Krista Schneider‘s new collection that has just been released.  While you are there be sure to enter for a chance to win a $20.00 gift card.  Krista has lots of new stamps and coordinating dies to make your Christmas cards with.
Below I have provided you with links to Elizabeth Craft Designs products that I have used today.  Just click on any one of them it will take you to their site.
Thank you for stopping by today and good luck!
Until next time – Happy Crafting!
Christine
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Cardstock – red

Alcohol Markers – various colors

Dimensional Tape

Pop Dots

 

Candle of Rejoice

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Hi my crafty friends welcome to my blog!

Today I have a simple card using a couple of Suzanne Cannon’s new releases they are wonderful.

Here is how the card was created.

Step 1  Create 6″ X 6″ card base from red cardstock.

Step 2  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 5-3/4″ square.   Using Garden Notes Stitched Frame It – Ovals die set use next to largest to cut oval placing die approximately 1/2″ down from top.  Emboss

Step 3  Using largest die from Garden Notes Stitched Frame It – Ovals die cut oval from green mirror card.  Add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to top side of oval around very edge line up behind oval opening adhere.

Step 5  Attach white square to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 6  Die cut Suzanne Cannon’s new Flourished Candle from gold mirror card.  Die cut candle parts from white Soft Finish Cardstock that has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on top.  Remove protective covering add Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter tap off excess and polish in with fingers.  Color flame with alcohol markers.  Add Liquid Glass to top piece of candle to give a dripped look.  Set Aside to dry.

Step 7  Die Cut Suzanne Cannon’s new Rejoice once from gold mirror card with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back as 1 from green mirror card with adhesive on back of that as well.  Adhere green on top of gold offsetting a bit.  Adhere under oval opening on card front.

Step 8  From green cardstock cut pine boughs using Garden Notes White Pine Boughs and Pinecones plus some holly leaves using Garden Notes Holly & Berries.  Shade and shape.

Step 9  Attach candle in center of oval using Kids Choice Glue.  Add pine boughs and holly at bottom of candle using Kids Choice Glue.  Adhere tiny red gems for berries.

Thanks for stopping by.  Be sure to check out Elizabeth Craft Designs for all the new products plus all the other great products they carry.  By clicking on any of the products below it will direct you directly to their site.

Until next time – Happy Crafting !

Christine

 

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Liquid Glass

Cardstock – Red

Mirrored Cardstock green, gold

Alcohol Marker – yellow, orange

Large embossing folder – dotted swiss

 

Build A Snowman

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Welcome to my blog today!  Krista Schnieder has a new Christmas release at Elizabeth Craft Designs some very cute  clear stamps and coordinating dies.  My card today features the new set Christmas Kids.

Here is how it was created.

Step 1  Form 6″ X 6″ card base.

Step 2  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 5-3/4″ square.  Using 2nd smallest die from Susan’s Garden Notes Stitched Frame It – Ovals cut oval approximately 1″ down from the top.  Dry emboss.

Step 3  Cut piece of patterned paper a little larger than opening (I just die cut a piece using next larger die).

Step 4  Using small piece of white Soft Finish Cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on top fit it to sit inside of oval then tear top edge to give it snow bank effect.  Remove protective paper at Cool Diamond Microfine Glitter burnish in with finger.

Step 5  Using Kids Choice Glue adhere snow to bottom of patterned paper then add glue all around the very outer edge adhere to back of 5-3/4″ square behind oval opening.

Step 6  Using white Soft Finish Cardstock stamp image using black ink (Momento used here).  Color images using alcohol markers then die cut using coordinating dies.  Adhere image inside of oval using Kids Choice Glue ( it sticks better to glitter than tape).

Step 7  From blue cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back cut BRRRRR using Suzanne Cannon’s BRRRRR die set then cut 1 snowflake from blue cardstock without adhesive on back.  Adhere to card front under oval opening.  Add pop dot to back of snowflake adhere on top of snowflake on BRRRRR.  Using adhesive clear sparkles add to snowflake.

Do hope you have enjoyed this tutorial today and will make your own card.  Be sure to visit Elizabeth Craft Designs for all the new Krista Schnieder’s new releases along with new release from Susan Tierney-Cockburn’s Garden Notes and Suzanne Cannon’s A Way With Words.  Below you will find links to all the Elizabeth Craft Designs products used just click on any picture which will take you to their site.

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

Christine

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Cardstock – blue

Patterned Paper

Pop Dot

Copic Markers

Clear Gems

Black Momento Ink

Sunflower Hugs

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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 then add E29 coloring around edges.  You want the jar to have that amber color.  Adhere the clear jar over top of jar you just colored sandwiching color between the jars.

Step 5  Die cut 2 Garden Notes Sunflower 2 from white Soft Finish Cardstock color using Copic Markers.  Cut leaves from green cardstock shade using Distress Ink.  Die cut center florets from 2 shades of brown cardstock.  Using Loop Tool from Garden Notes All Metal Tool Kit and Garden Notes Molding Mat shape flowers.  Using Leaf Tool and Leaf Pad shape leaves use bright green PanPastels from Set 1 to highlight stem line down center of leaf.  Place florets on art eraser use tooth pick to cup each floret.

Step 6  Place stems of goldenrod down through top opening of canning jar.  Add thin strip of dimensional tape to back of stems. Adhere jar to left side of card front.

Step 7   Build sunflowers on top of jar using Kids Choice Glue.  Let dry then add Brown Pollen to flower centers.

Step 8  From white Soft Finish Cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back using Suzanne Cannon’s Sending Hugs Kisses die set cut Sending and Hugs twice.  Adhere 1 on top of other then adhere to card front.

I do hope that you have enjoyed my tutorial today and you will make your own version.

By clicking on any of the icons below it will take you directly to that item on Elizabeth Craft Designs website or click on Elizabeth Craft Designs Shop button on right side of my page.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by my site today!Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

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Cardstock – green, 2 shades of brown

Silhouette Clear Sticker Paper

Copic Markers – Y13, Y15, Y17, E29, E39

Sept Challenge – Classic Christmas

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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  cards were created.

Step 1  Form card base 7″ X 5-1/2″.  Emboss front (polka dots used here).

Step 2  Die Joset Designs – Ornaments in colors of your choice.  Assemble using Kids Choice Glue.  Add ribbon / cord to ornament tops.

Step 3  Adhere to left side of card using Clear Double Sided Adhesive for the top and bottom ornament.  Use dimensional tape for middle ornament.

Step 4  Using Suzanne Cannon – Love Joy Peace die set die cut from coordinating cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Adhere words to right side of card.

Step 5  Die cut 4 corners from same cardstock using Elizabeth Craft Designs Tags & More 1 – Lace die set.  Adhere to each corner of card.  Add clear gems to center of each corner.

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String / Cord – Silver

Cardstock  – metallic red, silver

Gems – clear self adhesive

Dimensional tape

 

Card 2 Seasons Greetings Tree

 

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Step 1  Create 6″ X 6″ card base from green cardstock.

Step 2  Open card up place Joset Designs newly released – Elegant Christmas Tree (outline die as well as inner die) on right side of card front.  Run through die cutting machine only half way then roll back.

Step 3  Cut white Soft Finish Cardstock 6″ X 6″ lay tree outline die on white cardstock lay  inside of card to line up with card front hold finger on cardstock and die open up card being very careful not to move die.  Using removable tape adhere die to white cardstock run through die cut machine just half way again as you did on card front.  Using Kids Choice Glue (area where tree cutouts are) along with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on solid area adhere to back of card front (inside of card).

Step 4  Die cut seasons greeting from Joset Designs Words 5 – Winter Wishes using cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back.  Cut 1 red and 1 white adhere white on top of red offsetting just a little to create a shadow.  Adhere to top left of card front.

Step 5 From white Soft Finish Cardstock cut packages from Joset Designs – Santa’s Sleigh cut largest bow from red cardstock cut bottom piece off cut thin strip of red cardstock that will cover height of packages then adhere to packages adding bow to top.

Step 6  Die cut star from tree die set from gold paper adhere to top of tree using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.  Add gems red, clear.

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Cardstock – red metallic, gold metallic

Gems – red, clear

I do hope you have enjoyed these quick tutorials today.  Be sure to go to Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see all the designers creations and of course enter for a chance to win $20.00 Gift Card.

For your convenience all Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used for these cards are linked directly to their site it is no added cost to you.

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

Christine

 

 

My Once In A Lifetime

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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″ score in half.  Using Garden Notes Earth & Sky Stencil along with Garden Notes PanPastels Set 2 add clouds and grass.

Step 6  Cut Pop Up in center lining up in center fold using largest die in Elizabeth Craft Designs General Pop Up die set.  Work folds in pop ups.  Add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to back staying away from the pop ups.  Adhere to inside of card lining up the creases and edges.  NOTE:  work 1 side at a time removing protective covering from adhesive.

Step 7  From black cardstock cut 2 ( 1) piece with Clear Double Sided Adhesive and (1) without adhesive Happy Anniversary from Suzanne Cannon Happy Anniversary die set.  Adhere one with adhesive on back to top of one without adhesive.  Cut very narrow strips of clear plastic adhere to back of words using Kids Choice Glue on anniversary add narrow plastic vertical strip back side centered (this will give you something to use to adhere to pop up) adhere to front pop up using Kids Choice Glue.  Adhere happy using Kids Choice Glue to top pop up.

Step 8  Cut 2 –  49th from black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back adhere one on top of other then adhere to card at base of pop up.

Step 9  Once raindrops are dry on second image add dimensional tape to back adhere directly over first image on heart.

Step 10  Adhere heart to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 11  Using black ink stamp sentiment on 3/4″ X 1-3/4″ white Soft Finish Cardstock then adhere  to black cardstock cut 1″ X 2″.  Using dimensional tape on back adhere to lower right of card front.

Hope you have enjoyed my tutorial today.  For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs supplies used for this card just click on any picture it will take you directly to site.

Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

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Cardstock – black, white

Alcohol Markers (Copic used here)

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Morning Dew

Stamp Set – ArtImpressions – Love Birds

Framed Bouquet

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Welcome my crafty friends!

Today my post is a card I designed for Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team.  This card is posted on Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog with a full tutorial.

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Cardstock – 2 shades of green

Nuvo Crystal Drops – Rhubarb Crumble

Copic Markers

Embossing Folder – Wood Grain used here