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
Elizabeth Craft Designs Products



Other Supplies

Cardstock – red

Alcohol Markers – various colors

Dimensional Tape

Pop Dots

 

Snowflakes

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Today my post is a quick card I created using some of Joset Designs newly released dies Snowflakes, Snowflake Border and Words 5 Winter Wishes.

Here is how the card was created.

Step 1  Form 6″ X 6″ card base.

Step 2  Cut 6″ X 6″ white Soft Finish Cardstock add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to top.  Add Silk Microfine Glitter – Sea Glass to adhesive burnish in with fingers.

Step 3  Die cut bottom edge of card front using Joset Designs newest release Snowflake Border.

Step 4  Using Joset Designs new release Snowflakes die cut 2 from white Soft Finish Cardstock that has Clear Double Sided Adhesive on front.  Add Silk Microfine Glitter – Cool Diamond to adhesive burnish in with fingers.  Adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue on back center of each snowflake.  Add pearls to center of each snowflake.  (I use a bit of Kids Choice Glue to pearls even if they have adhesive on back because of the glitter)

Step 5  Cut black cardstock 2″ X 4″ add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to front cover adhesive with black Silk Microfine Glitter burnish in with fingers.  From Joset Designs new release die set Words 5 Winter Wishes cut Let It Snow.  Adhere to card front using Kids Choice Glue.

Step 6  Add Clear Double Sided Adhesive to bottom 1-1/2″ of inside card.  Add Silk Microfine Glitter – Cool Diamond burnish in with fingers.  This was done so to give the snowflake border glittery effect through the cutouts the picture does not show it but it does look good.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today hope you have a go at it.  For any of the Elizabeth Craft Designs products I used today just click on any picture below it will take you directly to site.

Until next time – Happy Crafting!

Christine

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies


Other Supplies

Pearls

12 X 12 white Cardstock

ECD Glitter Challenge

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Hello My Crafty Friends,

Once again it is time for another Design Team Challenge this month the challenge is All That Glitters challenging us to use one of the 3 new palettes of Silk Microfine Glitter just released.  The three palettes are Bloom (which I have used), Beach and Earth each has 5 colors.

Be sure to go to Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see all the creations by our Design Team and enter for a chance to win. 

For today’s challenge Elizabeth Craft Designs are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on our website to 3 winners

To enter simply leave a comment on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Facebook Giveaway Blog Post or the Elizabeth Craft Designs Challenge post and tell us Which of the new Silk Microfine Glitter Palettes is your favorite, Earth, Beach or Bloom?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing 

The winners will be announced on Friday, May 18th on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog and our Facebook page.


Here is how my card was created.

Step 1  Form tent fold card base 5″ X 6″ from white cardstock.

Step 2  Cover 6″ square piece of cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive.  Decide the order you want your colors to go in then start tearing  (no measuring ) 1 strip of protective adhesive off exposing adhesive sprinkle on Silk Microfine Glitter tap off excess burnish in using your finger.  Make sure to burnish each color before moving on.  Repeat process with each color until entire piece is covered.  Using largest Stitched Fishtail die to cut the piece,  My strips I did on diagonal but you could also do vertical or horizontal.  When exposing adhesive be very careful not to get your fingers in it.

Step 3  Adhere Fishtail to card front using Clear Double Sided Adhesive.

Step 4  From black cardstock with Clear Double Sided Adhesive on back die cut 2 “hello” using die from Joset’s Words 2 – Thinking of You set.  Adhere to bottom of card front.

Step 5  From white Soft Finish Cardstock create Garden Notes “Love In The Mist”.  Susan has a video to help with this on her Facebook Susan’s Garden Club at this link.

Now it is your turn to try making some art with Silk Microfine Glitter.

Be sure to go to Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to see what the rest of the Design Team has created using the new palettes of Silk Microfine Glitter and be sure to comment for a chance to win a $20.00 Gift Certificate.

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

Christine

 

 


Roses & Ivy

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Hi there my crafty friends weather here in Maine unfortunately is not rose & ivy weather but I can dream.  Using Susan Tierney-Cockburn’s wonderful flower dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs keeps me gardening year round.  Today my post is a card I designed for Susan’s Design Team using three of Susan’s new releases Rose 3, Ivy and Pottery Pitcher.  Find complete tutorial and all the supplies here at Elizabeth Craft Designs.

Enjoy and Happy Crafting!

Christine