Monday, April 12, 2021

Elizabeth Craft Designs April Group Post - Life Is Better on the Farm Projects

 Happy Monday!

For April's Group Post it's all about Life Is Better on the Farm Projects. For this month's group post, I'm sharing this Love Grows Here Card. To create my card, I've used dies the new farm themed dies from Joset Designs. Grab a cup of your favourite beverage and read below as I have a tutorial for you so that you can re-create my Love Grows Here Card at home. You'll also want to make sure to stop by the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog to check out the rest of the projects.  




To start, you'll need to die cut a 4 3/4" Stitched Rounded Square out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Choose a piece of black and white patterned paper. Die cut a 5" Fitted Rounded Square out of the patterned paper. Ink the edges of both squares using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


The next three steps use the Barn Die.

Die cut the barn out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock.


Die cut the roof, two small doors and two large doors out of a piece of black cardstock.


Die cut the handle twice out of White Soft Finish Cardstock.


The next three steps use the Farm Accessories Die.

Die cut the grass out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Using a blending tool with foam, blend Shabby Shutters Distress Ink over the entire surface of both piece of grass.


Die cut the flower stems three times out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Using a blending tool with foam, blend Forest Moss Distress Ink over the entire surface of all three stems.


Die cut the flower three times out of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Using a blending tool with foam, blend Worn Lipstick Distress Ink over the entire surface of one of the flowers. Using a blending tool with foam, blend Milled Lavender Distress Ink over the entire surface of the remaining flowers.


Adhere the 4 3/4" square to the 5" square.


Foam square the barn to the 4 3/4" square.


Adhere the roof to the barn. Adhere the two small doors to the two small doors at the top of the barn. Adhere the two large doors to the two large doors at the bottom of the barn.


Adhere the two handles to each door as desired.


Adhere two flower stems as desired to the right hand side of the right large door. Adhere the remaining flower stem to the left hand side of the left large door as desired. Adhere a piece of grass at the bottom of each flower stem.


Foam square a pink and purple flower to the right hand side flower stems. Adhere a purple flower to the left hand side flower stem.


From the Life Is Better on the Farm Stamp Set, you'll need the love grows here sentiment. Apply Worn Lipstick Distress Ink to the sentiment and stamp in behind the large doors.


To finish the card, cut a cardbase out of White Soft Finish Cardstock that measures 5" x 10", score at 5". Adhere the cardfront to the cardbase.


Here are a few closeups of the finished card.






Here is the finished Love Grows Here Card.


Elizabeth Craft Deigns Supplies Used:

    Other Supplies Used:

- Tim Holtz for Ranger Ink: Distress Ink - Walnut Stain, Worn Lipstick, Milled Lavender, Shabby Shutters & Forest Moss and Blending Tool with Foam
- Graphic 45: Elegance 12x12 Solids & Patterns
- Misc: Black Cardstock

Thanks so much for joining me today and I hope that I have inspired you to recreate your own version of my Love Grows Here Card.

- Katelyn





Sunday, April 11, 2021

Specimen Planner Page

  Happy Sunday!

I'm up on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today, where I'm sharing my Specimen Planner Page. My planner page features dies from the new Sidekick Essentials Release.








For a full tutorial on my Specimen Planner Page, you'll want to head over to the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog for all the details. 

- Katelyn



Wednesday, April 7, 2021

One More Chapter Tag

 Happy Wednesday!

I'm up on Wild Whisper's blog today, where I'm sharing my One More Chapter Tag. The tag features the One More Chapter Collection as well as stamps from the Road Trip! Collection.





For all the details and a full tutorial on my tag, you'll want to stop by the Wild Whisper blog. You'll want to make sure to keep checking out Wild Whisper's blog as the design team will be sharing lots of inspiration.

- Katelyn




Saturday, April 3, 2021

Let Your Heart Guide You Tag

 Happy Saturday!

I'm up over on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today, where I'm sharing my Let Your Heart Guide You Tag. My tag features a variety of dies and stamps from Suzanne Cannon as well as dies from the Planner Essentials Collection and Joset Designs.







For a full tutorial on my tag, you'll want to head over to the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog for all the details. 

- Katelyn


 
 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Bloom Card

  Happy Wednesday!

Today's post, I'm sharing this Bloom Card.  To create my card, I've used stencils, dies and stamps from the Art Journal Collection. You'll want to read below as I have a full tutorial on how to recreate my card at home.  


To start, die cut a 4" Stitched Rounded Rectangle out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Ink the edges of the rectangle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink.


Choose a piece of patterned paper out of the Worn Wood Paper Pack. Die cut a 3 3/4" Fitted Rounded Rectangle out of the paper. Ink the edges of the rectangle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Die cut a 3 1/2" Stitched Rounded Rectangle out of a piece of kraft cardstock. Place the Bloom stencil on the left hand side of the rectangle. Using a palette knife, put Texture Paste Opaque Matte through the stencil as desired. Remove the stencil. Once the texture paste has dried, ink the edges of the rectangle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


From the Flower Power die, die cut the flower and one of the flower branches out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Using a waterbrush and the Watercolour Palette, colour the two flowers as desired.


From the Morning Letters stamp set, you'll need the letters to spell out bloom. Apply Black Archival Ink to the letters and stamp onto a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Fussy cut the bloom word out. Ink the edges of the word using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Adhere the 3 3/4" rectangle to the 4" rectangle. Foam square the 3 1/2" rectangle to the 3 3/4" rectangle.


Adhere the two flowers as desired to the left hand side of the card. Adhere the bloom word to the bottom stems of the flowers as desired.


To finish the card, cut a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock that measures 4" x 10 1/2", score at 5 1/4". Adhere the cardfront to the cardbase.


Here are a few closeup photos of the finished card.




Here is the finished Bloom Card.


Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used:

 

Other Supplies Used:

- Tim Holtz for Ranger Ink: Distress Ink - Walnut Stain and Blending Tool with Foam
- Ranger Ink: Texture Paste Opaque Matte and Jet Black Archival Ink
- Misc: Kraft Cardstock

I hope that my card has inspired you to recreate your own version at home.

- Katelyn






 

Monday, March 29, 2021

Hi Notecard

Happy Monday!

I'm up on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog today, where I'm sharing my Hi Notecard which features dies from the Paper Flower Collection, Els van de Burgt Studio and Joset Designs as well as stamps from the Art Journal Collection.






For a full tutorial on my Hi Notecard, you'll want to head over to the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog for all the details. 

- Katelyn


 

Friday, March 26, 2021

Memories Tag

  Happy Friday! 

Today's post, is all about this vintage Memories Tag. My tag uses the Sidekick Essentials Collection as well as stamps and dies from the Planner Essentials Collection. You'll want to grab a cup of your favourite beverage and learn how to recreate my tag at home. 


To start, die cut the 3 1/2" Tag from the Planner Essentials 30 - Wave Pocket out of a piece of kraft cardstock.


From the Planner Essentials - Background Stamps 1, you'll need the chicken wire stamp. Apply Emboss It Ink to the stamp and start stamping at the top of the tag. Reapply ink as needed and stamp the stamp all the way to the bottom of the tag. Once the ink has dried, ink the edges of the tag using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Choose a piece of patterned paper from the Reminiscence the Book. Die cut the geometric pattern from the Planner Patterns die out of the paper. Cut the pattern down to 2 3/4" wide.


From the Sidekick Essentials - 7 you'll need the leaf branch and the two single leaves. Die cut the leaf branch out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Die cut the two single leaves out of a piece of green patterned paper out of the Reminiscence the Book. 


Choose another piece of patterned paper out of the Reminiscence the Book. Die cut the rectangle from the Sidekick Essentials 11 - This Week Fold Out out of the patterned paper. Ink the edges of the rectangle using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Choose another piece of patterned paper out of the Reminiscence the Book. Die cut the 2" Note Piece from the Planner Essentials 21 - Note Pieces out of the patterned paper piece. Ink the edges of the note piece using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


From the Planner Essentials 36 - Windows Overlay die, you'll need the plain small banner and the memories banner. Die cut the plain small banner out of a piece of White Soft Finish Cardstock. Die cut the memories banner out of a piece of kraft cardstock. Ink the edges of both banners using Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a blending tool with foam.


Adhere the geometric pattern to the left hand side of the tag. Adhere the rectangle 3/4" from the right and 1/2" from the bottom of the tag.


Use adhesive and foam squares to adhere the note piece 1 1/4" from the right and 3/4" from the bottom of the tag. Staple the large leaf branch to the left hand side of the tag as desired.


Adhere the two single leaves as desired on the tag.


Adhere the memories banner to the plain banner. Adhere the memories banner 1 1/4" from the bottom and 1 3/8" from the left of the tag. Staple the bottom right corner of the banner to the tag.


Tie a piece of white ribbon through the top of the tag.


Here are a few closeup photos of the tag.




Here is the finished Memories Tag.


Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies Used:

- Sidekick Essentials 11 - This Week Fold Out

Other Supplies Used:

- Tim Holtz for Ranger Ink: Distress Ink - Walnut Stain and Blending Tool with Foam
- Ranger Ink: Emboss It Dabber
- Stella & Wolfe Ribbon: White Ribbon
- Misc: Kraft Cardstock and Mini Stapler

Thanks so much for joining me today and I hope that I have inspired you to recreate your own version of my Memories Tag.

- Katelyn