Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Keep Calm and Get Your Jingle On - Winter Sweater Blog Hop

Welcome to my blog, and the Elizabeth Craft Designs Winter Sweater Blog Hop. Today the Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team are having a special blog hop which features the Winter Sweater die set from Joset Designs.

The hop started on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog, so if you just happened to hop onto my blog you may want to head over there now so you can start at the beginning of the hop. You do want to miss anything and there is lots to see!


To start, die cut the reindeer from the Winter Sweater die set out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Walnut Stain Distress Ink over the entire surface of the reindeer and antlers. Blend Fired Brick Distress Oxide Ink over the entire circle. Set the reindeer pieces aside.


From the Winter Sweater die, die cut the sweater out of patterned paper from Graphic 45's Winter Wonderland Collection. Ink the edges of the sweater using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Using the Winter Sweater die, die cut the ribs for the sweater out of patterned paper from Graphic 45's Winter Wonderland Collection. Ink the edges of the sweater ribs using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


From the Holiday Garlands 1 die, die cut the light bulb garland out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink down the middle of the light bulb garland. Blend Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide Ink on the light bulbs. Cut the lightbulb garland to fit the bottom of the sweater and the top of the sweater. 


Die cut the hanger from the Winter Sweater die out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Walnut Stain Distress Ink with a blending tool and foam over the entire surface of the hanger.


You'll also need to cut out a small Entwined Circle from of the Entwined Circle Die out of patterned paper from Graphic 45's Winter Wonderland Collection.

Cut the following patterned paper pieces from Graphic 45's Winter Wonderland paper:

- Cut a patterned paper piece that measures 3 7/8" x 3 7/8"
- Cut another piece of patterned paper that measures 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
- Cut a third piece of patterned paper that measures 3 5/8" x 3 5/8"


Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the "Keep Calm and Get Your Jingle On" stamp and stamp onto a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Walnut Stain Distress Ink over the entire sentiment. Cut the sentiment apart.


Adhere the nose to the middle of the reindeer face. Adhere the antlers to the top of the reindeer. Foam square the reindeer to the middle of the sweater. Adhere the sweater ribs at the top, bottom and the sides of the sweater.


Adhere the lightbulb garland at the top and bottom the sweater. Adhere the hanger at the top of the sweater.


Adhere the 3 3/4" piece of patterned paper to the 3 7/8" patterned paper piece. Adhere the 3 5/8" patterned paper piece to the 3 3/4" patterned paper piece.


Adhere the entwined circle to the middle of the patterned paper. Foam square the winter sweater onto the middle of the entwined circle.


To finish off the front of the card, adhere the "Keep Calm and Get Your Jingle On" sentiment to the left of the winter sweater. To finish the card, adhere the card front onto a piece of white cardstock that measures 4" x 8" and scored at 4". 


Here's a closeup of the finished card.



 Thanks for stopping by today and I hope that I've inspired you to recreate my Keep Calm and Get Your Jingle On card at home. 



Make sure to continue on the blog hop, click on the next person on the list which is Kelly Booth.

Here is the complete blog hop list if you need it.

Katelyn Grosart <You are Here>
Elena Anderson

To celebrate the Winter Sweater Blog Hop Elizabeth Craft Designs will be offering customers 15% off the winter seater die using the code  “BRRR” at checkout.  This offer will last until Sunday, October 1

Elizabeth Craft Designs Products Used:


Other Products Used:

- Tim Holtz for Ranger Ink: Walnut Stain Distress Ink, Distress Oxide Inks - Black Soot, Fired Brick & Fossilized Amber
- Ranger Ink: Jet Black Archival Ink
- Graphic 45: Winter Wonderland - Woodland Whimsy, Holly Berries, Winter Wonderland & Nordic Greetings

- Katelyn

Monday, September 25, 2017

Give Thanks Altered Frame

Happy Monday! I'm up on Creative Scrapbooker Magazine's Blog today as a monthly blogger sharing my "Give Thanks" Altered Frame that features Echo Park PaperElizabeth Craft DesignsRanger Ink and Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L products. 


You'll want to make sure to stop by the Creative Scrapbooker Blog to read all about how I created my "Give Thanks" Altered Frame, as well as read my tutorial so that you can recreate them at home.

- Katelyn

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Happy Holidays Wall Hanging

Happy Wednesday!! I'm back on Southern Ridge Trading Company's blog today sharing with you my Happy Holidays Wall Hanging which features a variety of our Christmas wood and chipboard pieces. I hope that my Happy Holidays Wall Hanging will inspire you to want to recreate it at home.


Make sure to head over to the Southern Ridge Trading Company Blog so that you can see how I transformed my Christmas wood and chipboard pieces for my Happy Holidays Wall Hanging.

- Katelyn

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Spooktacular Creations - Die Cut & Colouring Team Designer Challenge

We're kicking off a new Die Cut and Colouring Team Designer Challenge on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today.  For September it's all about Halloween and Spooktacular Creations. With the challenge in mind, I set out to create a fun Halloween card perfect to give to that special someone who loves Halloween. Make sure to read below as I have a tutorial for you so that you can re-create my Boo! Card at home. Read all the way down to the bottom as I have some information at the end of the post on how to get in on a fabulous giveaway from Elizabeth Craft Designs.


Die cut the Iron Fence out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Hickory Smoke Distress Ink over the entire surface of the iron fence with a blending tool with foam. Once the Hickory Smoke has been applied, using a blending tool with foam sponge Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink over the fence. To finish off the iron fence, lightly brush Bronze Age Art Alchemy Metallique Wax on parts of the iron fence. 


From the Halloween Scenery die, die cut the tombstone scene out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. On the top portion of the tombstones, blend Hickory Smoke Distress Ink over the entire surface. Once the Hickory Smoke has been applied, using a blending tool with foam sponge Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink over the top portion of the tombstone. Blend Peeled Paint Distress Oxide Ink over the bottom portion of the tombstones. 


Using the tree from the Halloween Scenery die, die cut the tree out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink over the entire surface of the tree with a blending tool and foam. After the ink has dried, lightly brush White Gold Art Alchemy Metallique Wax over the edges of the tree.


Cut a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock that measures 3/4" x 1 1/4". Apply Jet Black Archival Ink to the boo! sentiment and stamp onto the piece of cardstock. Using a blending tool with foam, sponge Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink and Hickory Smoke Distress Ink over the entire sentiment.


Die cut both pumpkins from the Pumpkins die out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. On the pumpkin portion of both Pumpkins, blend Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide Ink with a blending tool and foam. On the stem portion of the pumpkins, blend Peeled Paint Distress Oxide Ink. 


 From the Halloween Scenery die, die cut three bats out of Black Soft Finish Cardstock. 


From the Halloween Scenery die, die cut two spiders out of Black Soft Finish Cardstock.


Die cut the 1 1/2" fitted circle out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Blend Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide Ink over the entire circle using a blending tool with foam. Ink the edges of the circle using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Die cut the Haunted House out of Yellow Soft Finish Cardstock. Die cut the Haunted house again out of Black Soft Finish Cardstock.


Cut pieces of Yellow Soft Finish Cardstock to fit behind the windows of the Haunted House.


Cut the following pieces of paper:

- Orange Soft Finish Cardstock: 6" x 6"
- Black Soft Finish Cardstock: 5 7/8" x 5 7/8"
- Spider web patterned paper: 5 3/4" x 5 3/4"
Distress the edges of each piece of paper. Ink the edges of each piece of paper using Black Soot Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Cut a piece of Heavy Stock cardstock that measures 6" x 12", score at 6".


Adhere the spider web patterned paper to the black cardstock piece. Adhere the black cardstock piece to the orange soft finish cardstock piece.


Off set the black haunted house overtop of the yellow haunted house and adhere the two houses together. With the haunted houses adhered together, adhere the yellow cardstock pieces in behind the windows on the haunted house.


Adhere the fence 3/4" from the left and 1/4" from the bottom of the spider web patterned paper. Foam square the tree to the left hand side of the spider web paper. The tree will sit slightly overtop of the fence. Adhere the moon in the top right hand corner of the spider web paper.


Foam square the haunted house to the right of the tree.


Adhere the two pumpkins to the right of the fence. The pumpkins will sit slightly overtop of one another. Foam square the tombstone scene to the bottom of the card.


Adhere the boo! sentiment 1/4" below the moon on the right hand side of the card front. Adhere one spider on the haunted house and adhere the other spider to one of the pumpkins.


To finish off the card front, adhere the three bats around the moon. Adhere the card front to the cardbase.


Here are a few close up photos of my Boo! card.




And here's my finished Boo! Card.



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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 Challenge post and tell us "What are some of your favorite products you choose when creating spooky scenes for Halloween"?


We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing 


The winners will be announced on Friday, September 22nd on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Products Used:

- Beacon - Kids Choice Glue

Other Products Used:

- Tim Holtz for Ranger Ink: Distress Oxide Ink - Black Soot, Fossilized Amber, Peeled Paint and Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink - Hickory Smoke, Blending Tool & Foam
- Ranger Ink: Jet Black Archival Ink
- Prima Marketing: Art Alchemy Metallique Wax - Bronze Age and White Gold
- Graphic 45: An Erie Tale - Run & Hide

- Katelyn
























Monday, September 18, 2017

Christmas Crafting Part 2

I have part 2 of my Christmas Crafting post up on Scrap Shotz's blog today. I'm sharing a couple more Christmas projects which feature Kaisercraft's "Christmas Edition" paper collection. I hope that my projects will inspire you to recreate them at home.


 You'll want to make sure to head over to Scrap Shotz's Blog so that you can see my other Christmas projects.

- Katelyn

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Christmas Crafting Part 1

Happy Sunday!! I have my first post as a design team member up on Scrap Shotz's blog today. I'm sharing a couple of Christmas projects. I hope that these projects will inspired you to recreate them at home.


 Make sure to head over to Scrap Shotz's Blog so that you can see both of my Christmas projects.

- Katelyn

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

"Room with a View" Class at Treasured Memories Scrapbooks, Stamping & More

There's still time to register for my Room with a View Class happening on Sunday, September.17th at Treasured Memories Scrapbooks, Stamping & More in Duncan, BC.  I would love to see you at my class. Scroll down for the description below the photo, which will include the time, cost and how to register for the class. 


Take a step back in time as you create a beautiful Victorian Window Scene perfect as a home decor piece for your home or studio. By combining Graphic 45's Portrait of a Lady Paper Collection and their Deep Square Matchbook Box, Katelyn will walk you through how to create this beautiful window scene. Katelyn will be teaching this beautiful project on Sunday, September.17th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. The cost of the class is $50.00 and includes all of your supplies except for adhesive. To register, you can call Treasured Memories Scrapbooks, Stamping & More at (250) 748-8054 or Toll Free 1-877-748-8054. Space is limited so register early!

I'm looking forward to seeing you in class!

-Katelyn

Monday, September 11, 2017

Happy Holidays Christmas Card

Today, I'm up on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today sharing my Happy Holidays Christmas Card. I've created my Christmas Card using the new Christmas Tree die from Elizabeth Craft Designs. To compliment the die cut images, I've used the St. Nicholas Collection from Graphic 45.


You'll want to make sure your way over to Elizabeth Crafts Designs Blog to read all about how I created my Happy Holidays Christmas Card, so that you can recreate it at home. 


- Katelyn

Saturday, September 9, 2017

To & From Tags

Yesterday I was up on Graphic 45's blog sharing with you my To & From Tags which feature the Winter Wonderland collection along with the ATC To & From tags from the Staples Collection. I have a few photos on my blog for you, but if you haven't stopped by Graphic 45's blog yet, make sure you do so that you can check out the rest of the photos of my project as well as Magda's fabulous project.


I used the To & From Ivory Artist Trading Tags from the Staples Collection and embellished the tags using border pieces, patterned paper and fussy cut images.


Tip: Add borders and smaller fussy cut images to embellish the die cut word tags.



Thanks for stopping by and make sure to head over to Graphic 45's blog  to check out the rest of the photos of my project and Magda's fabulous project!

-Katelyn



Friday, September 8, 2017

Hello Autmun Card

Happy Friday!! I'm up on Southern Ridge Trading Company's blog today sharing with you my "Hello Autumn" card which features a variety of our Fall chipboard pieces. I hope that my "Hello Autumn" card will inspire you to want to recreate it at home.



Make sure to head over to the Southern Ridge Trading Company Blog so that you can see how I transformed my Fall chipboard pieces for my "Hello Autumn"card.

- Katelyn