Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Spring It for Mom

It's Designer Challenge Day at Elizabeth Craft Designs!  Such a fun inspirational post on the blog, and there's a $20 gift card available to win over at the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.  All you have to do is answer a question on their blog!   Be sure to check it out at their blog for your chance to win!


This month's challenge to the designers is to use the Scissor Spring Mechanism Die.  This super cool die creates an amazing way to really pop something from your card. 

For the front of today's project, I kept it simple using the beautiful Fly & Scrap paper for the background and for a Fitted Circle die cut of the paper.  I used some purple card stock I had and layered the fitted circle onto a Dotted Scallop Circle.  I embellished the front with a flower from the Patchwork stamps and coordinating dies as well as some twine, lace and a button.



And onto the inside where I used the Scissor Spring Mechanism to pop up the adorable birdie from the Patchwork set.




The sentiment "Happy Mother's Day" is die cut using the Words 3-Happy Holidays dies.

Be sure to see all the creations from the Design Team on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today!

Craftily yours,

Karen



Monday, April 16, 2018

Hoot Hoot

It's my day to be featured on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog!  Hoot hoot!  :)


The card has many layers and features the Color of Puppies, Boy paper and the Give a Hoot stamps.  For complete instructions, stop by and see the  Elizabeth Craft Designs blog!

Craftily yours,

Karen


Friday, April 13, 2018

Birthday Puppies

Posting a fun doggie card using products from Elizabeth Craft Designs:


Adorable!  LoVe those sweet doggies from the aptly named Puppies Clear Stamps.  I stamped the chihuahua first and then masked her and added the curled up dog.  I colored with E31, E33, E35, E74, W0, W2, W3, G43, G46, YR14, YR16, Y21 and Y23.  The images are cut out using the Dashing Squares die.  I added a smidge of paper to the bottom and wrapped/tied some twine.

The bright and pretty paper is from the Color of Puppies Boy 12x12 paper collection.  The little banners in the corner are cut with the Stitched Fishtail Banner dies.  I attached them with the Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher stapler.

Thank you for stopping by!  My supplies list is below.

Craftily yours,

Karen


Thursday, April 12, 2018

Refresh

Happy Thursday!  It's my day over at Dare 2B Artzy.  I am featuring this fun spring card:


To create this card, I used the beautiful Summertime Petals collection paper and Refresh the Soul stamps.  Love the fun whimsical stamps that are part of this collection.

Thanks for stopping by today! 

Craftily yours,

Karen

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Special Hugs

It's time for a new anything goes challenge at Paper Nest Dolls Challenges!  My card for the challenge uses Emma with Heart Balloons digital stamp


The paper is from the Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose collection.  Here are the Copic colors I used:

Skin:  E000, E00, E01
Hair:  E25, E27
Clothes and hearts:  G43, G46, V20, V22, V25, Y23, Y26

Thanks for stopping by today!  And be sure to join the challenge for your chance at winning a fantastic prize!

Craftily yours,


Karen

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Pastels Challenge


There's a new challenge at Dare 2B Artzy - Pastels! Show us your creations!  Here's what I made using the Vines of Love stamps.


To create this card, I rubbed some Worn Lipstick TH Distress Oxide ink on a piece of white cardstock.  Then I wet it slightly to let it fade and blend.  I then used the Wild Flower Stencil to apply some more of the ink.  I cut two corners with a corner rounder.  I layered in on a piece of white shimmer sheet with two corners rounded and then on a card base with two corners rounded.  

To embellish the card, I added a flower and leaf from the Vines of Love set and added some twine, lace and Nuvo drops.


Thanks for stopping by....and do join our challenge!

Craftily yours,

Karen



Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Making Flowers

I've been working on my flower-making skills using products from Elizabeth Craft Designs.   There are many great You-Tube videos in the Susan's Garden area on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Channel.

In this case, I couldn't find a specific video, so I googled the image for Love in the Mist and did my best to copy it.  Here's what I created:

and here is the image I was copying:


The original is prettier, but I still like how my card came out!  And it's super relaxing and fun to make the flowers.  My complete supplies list is below.  Thanks for stopping by today!

Craftily yours,

Karen