Thursday, May 29, 2014

Elizabeth Craft Designs - May Challenge - Flat Card

Once again, it's time for Elizabeth Craft Design monthly card challenge. This month's challenge is to make a flat card with no pop ups at all.

Instructions:
1. Create a card base from brown card stock. Cut 7"x 10" rectangle. Score and fold in half (left-hand fold is 5"x 7").
2. Cut brown stripe paper 4 3/4" x 6 3/4".
3. Cut blue paper 4 1/2"x 6 1/2". Adhere to brown stripe paper at an angle as shown.
4. Cut brown script paper 4 1/4"x 6 1/4". Again here to the blue paper at an angle.
5. Take 1 frame from the paper (Love Notes) and cut out the insides to make a frame.
6. Add brown suede ribbon to all 4 pieces of paper before adhering to base.
7. Cut tag out using light brown paper using Elizabeth Craft Designs Tags die (763). Run tag thru embossing folder by Elizabeth Craft Designs called "Damask" (KB104) . Apply sticker from Graphic 45 Botanical Tea Collection on top of tag. Add some twine to small tag and blue ribbon to larger tag.

8. Apply Double-sided Adhesive to white paper. Using Teapot and 2 teacups Peel -Offs apply to Double-sided Adhesive. Apply Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. Brush off excess and burnish.
9. Color using Tombow markers as shown here by Els. 
Adhere Teapot and Teacups at bottom of frame using pop up dots as shown.
10. Apply Glitter Borders (7010) around the frame as shown.

Supply List:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:
763 Tags
KB104 - Damask Embossing Folder by Karen Burniston
7010 - Glitter Borders Transparent Gold
2531 - Coffee & Tea Silver Peel- Offs
502 - Double-sided Adhesive Sheets
639 - Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter


Cardstock and patterned papers - Crumb Cake, Early Espresso - Stampin'Up, Graphic 45 Botanical Tea

Other: Paper trimmer, Scoring board, light brown ribbon, twine, blue ribbon- Michaels, Tombow Markers N00, 243, 422, 942

Have a Fabulous Day and don't forgot to check back on MAY 31st to see all the Beautiful Creations by Elizabeth Craft Designers by clicking here .




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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Sweet Butterfly Dreams

Hi Everyone,
It's Jackie once again and  I'm showing you what I like to do on a hot day like the one we are having this past Friday here in Edmonton. I'm using the following Karen Burniston's dies "Garden Bench", "All Season's Tree", "Butterfly Pivot Card" and "Butterfly Accessory Dies". On hot days, I would love to sit on a park bench under the trees  and watch people go by.
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Instructions: Front 
1. Create base from brown cardstock. Cut 7"x 10" rectangle; score and fold in half (front fold card is 5"x 7").
2. Cut brown/peach flower paper 4 3/4"x 6 3/4", layer on top using Double-sided Adhesive to base. Cut blue paper 4 1/2" x 6 1/2"  again layer it on the brown/peach paper using Double-sided Adhesive. Cut blue/peach paper 4"x 6" and layer it on top.
3. Cut out blue butterfly and pink flower from same paper, adhere it to using pop up dots as shown.
4. Stamp sentiment using Pool pigment ink and emboss using Pool Party embossing powder. Heat set.
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Instructions - Inside
1. Create insert using blue (Birds of a Feather) paper. Cut 6 3/4" x 11"; score and fold in half. Place Garden Bench on fold line and run it thru die machine. Reverse paper and cut background paper behind the bench. I then cut out a couple more pop up steps to add more trees as shown by Karen Burniston  in this video using the Lots of Pops die.  Cut out light green dot paper 3"x 6 1/2" and run it thru Curvy Leaves Embossing Folder. Sponge dark green ink to highlight embossed areas.DSC_0001-1
2. Cut out trees using various brown papers using the All Seasons Tree as shown. Cut out foliage using various green papers using the small & large clouds from the All Seasons Tree. Adhere using glue dots and pop up dots as shown. Cut out grass using various green papers using the grass die from the Garden Bench die.DSC_0016-1
3. Apply Double-sided Adhesive to white paper. Cut out butterflies using small butterfly from Butterfly Pivot Card. Remove liner and adhere Blue Sky Silk Micro fine Glitter. Adhere using glue dots as shown.DSC_0017-1
4. Cut butterfly using Blue Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz using the die from Butterfly Accessory Dies. Cut the overlay using Black Velvet paper and using the filigree butterfly and body.DSC_0010-1
5. Stamp sentiment onto a brown script paper using Pool pigment ink and emboss using Black Embossing Powder. Heat set. Cut out using Photo Label large Punch. Sponge brown ink along edges.  Adhere on large sticker by Graphic 45 Botanical Tea collection.DSC_0008-1

Supply List:
Elizabeth Craft Designs
E105 - Curvy Leaves Embossing Folder
781 - All Seasons Trees
780 - Garden Bench
778 - Lots of Pops
773 - Butterfly Accessory Die
767 - Butterfly Pivot Card
SS 0103 - Blue Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
406 - Velvet Adhesive Sheet Black
502 - Double-sided Adhesive Sheets
Cardstock - Early Espresso, Pool Party paper and Shimmery White - Stampin' Up,  Graphic 45 Botanical Tea Collection
Other:  Paper Trimmer, scoring board, Black, Pool Party Embossing Powder, Glue dots - Stampin'Up, Pool Pigment ink - Clearsnap, Tattered Rose, Pine Needles and Brushed Corduroy- Tim Holtz Distress Ink




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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Well I'm back with another card  knowing how much my Mom loves to get flowers for Mother's Day, I decided to do a spring meadow card use various Peel offs and lots of Elizabeth Craft Designs dies in my card. I  even improvise using Glitter Icicles for grass which I coloured using Copic Markers.
Instructions:
1. Create card base using flower pattern paper. Cut it 6"x 12", score @ 6" and fold in half. Cut insert using light brown paper. Cut 5 3/4" x 11", score @ 5 1/2". Place Lots of Pops (778) on the fold line. Cut out using die cut machine. Adhere inside the card base.IMG_0946-1
2. Layer purple paper (5 1/2"x 5 1/2") onto green flower paper using Double- sided Adhesive on front side of card. Layer purple flower paper (5"x 5") onto purple paper using Double- sided Adhesive on front side of card.
3. For the inside, cut 2 pieces of green dot paper (3 3/4"x 5 1/4") adhere to the top and bottom using Double- sided Adhesive. Cut 2 pieces of green flower paper
(3 1/2"x 5") adhere to the green dot paper using Double- sided Adhesive.
4. Using Glitter Icicles (sku 7064), colour them using G29 and YG99. Adhere them as shown.IMG_0943-1
5. Using Flower Set 2 (702), Big Flower Set 1 (795) cut out various flowers using Yellow Iridescent (SS 0108), Orange Iridescent (SS 0109), Pink Iridescent (SS 0104) and Purple Iridescent (SS0106) Shimmer Sheetz. Using the stem from the Daisy Flower die (901) cut out stems using Green Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz (SS 0107). Adhere as shown. Cut out centres for flowers using Pink and Yellow Velvet Adhesive Sheets (411).IMG_0949-2
6. Place 3 butterflies using Butterflies Small Peel Offs (2342) and 3 Lotus Flowers using Lotus Flowers Peel Offs (2515) onto Watercolour paper (WP903). Colour with Tombow Markers. I added some clear Wink of Stella brush to add some sparkle to butterflies and flowers. I adhere the butterflies to long stick pins to show them flying off into the meadow.IMG_0948-1
7. Cut out a tag using the Tags die (763) using purple paper. Stamp sentiment using black Crafter's ink and emboss using JudiKins Embossing Powder 'Rustique Weathered Iron".  Stamp sentiment for the inside using black Crafter's ink and emboss using Adirondack Embossing Powder 'Eggplant'. Cut this out using Katie Label Pivot Card (768). IMG_0947-1
Supply List:
Elizabeth Craft Designs
778 - Lots of Pops
702 - Flower Set 2
763 - Tags
768 -  Katie Label Pivot Card
795 - Big Flower  Set 1
901 - Daisy
2342 - Butterfly Small Black Peel Offs
2515 - Lotus Flowers Black Peel Offs
(sku 7064) Glitter Icicles
411 - Velvet Adhesive Sampler pack
WP 903 - Watercolour paper
SS0108 - Yellow Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS0104 - Pink Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS01090 - Orange Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
502 - Double-sided Adhesive Sheets
804 - Metal Adapter Plate
SS0106 - Purple Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz
SS0107 - Green Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz

Cardstock and patterned papers - Kioshi Basic Grey, Crumb Cake- Stampin'Up
Stamps -FM0209-D Mother's Place - Verses Rubber Stamps, Happy Mother's Day - Stampin'Up
Copic Markers - G29, YG99
Tombow Markers - 366,351,335,371, 093,243,158,823,813,725,679,623,N15, N00
Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Tip- Zig Markers

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Monday, May 5, 2014

Masculine Card Class at Scrap Addicts

I'm super excited to announce that I'm been asked to teach at Scrap Addicts. My first class is Monday, May 19th from 6:30 - 9:30. Cost is $35.00. Come and make 2 cards for Father's Day plus make the background paper using Modeling Paste, Dylusions, Glitter, Copics, Stencils and stamps!! Everything is cut out so all you do is put the cards together and make the background paper!!
Here is a picture of the background paper;


Here is card #1 

Here is Card #2


Please call Scrap Addicts and sign up today!


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