Posts in technique

6 backgrounds and 3 cards and a HACK

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. In todays video I am going to be playing with inks, and create 6 different backgrounds. After that I turn 3 in to cards using the new Sizzix Tim Holtz Bold Text dies. These are so easy and fun to use! And on top of that I have a cool hack that prevents your card from warping. that is all explained in the video:

Gell press background: making my April dashboard

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Today I am making the dashboard for April in my planner in the Facebook group ECD planners & journaling there is a monthly challenge. This month that was `circles. and that was the base for this beautiful page. I am working with inks, acrylics and an impression plate to create the final effect. and I love how it turned out! if you want to see how I made this page, please go to: Products used in this project:

First Lavinia card – using Ash

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Today I am sharing a beautiful card using Lavinia Stamps I absolutely fell in love with this brand and you will see more of this on my channel. The mystical, magical feel of these are just … WOW. if you want to see how I made this, please follow:

Dry embossing using a cover die plate

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Today I am working on a beautiful birthday card. I am using a stunning cover die plate from Elizabeth Craft Designs but I am putting a twist on it. Instead of just cutting I used it on a ink blended panel to dry emboss. Then after layering them up this creates a beautiful faux inlay effect. Without filling with small pieces. I love this way of stretching my supplies and use them in different ways. if you want to see how I made this… Read More

simple and clean 2 for one card

hello my fellow crafters, welcome to my blog. Today I am sharing two cards that I made in one go. so two for one. I got inspired to do this technique just by looking at this beautiful background die. It’s a stunner and I love it. Making this two cards was so quick and easy that I just had to share it with you. if you want to see a step by step tutorial on how to make these cards, you can see it here: Products used for this… Read More

Retro bus mini booklet!

My name is Devid, and I am honored to be a new Band Ambassador for the Planner Essentials collection. It is a great collection, and I am completely hooked. This is my first ever blogpost here for Elizabeth Craft Designs and I am super excited! In this blog I am working with the fantastic new Retro Bus Special, in this case I am making a mini book.  Step 1: Die cut all the pieces you need out of the cardstock.  Step 2: I used cardstock with a colored core. Using… Read More

Stylish Table decoration: Cutlery holders

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome! In today’s blog I am going to make some decoration for my Christmas diner table: Cutlery holders. These are so simple to make but have a high impact. The base you can use with any paper you want, so a great way to use some Christmas themed paper packs! if you want to see a step by step tutorial, please visit my YouTube channel at: full list of supplies used for this blog: Altenew Beautyfull bergenia Colored cardstock 216 grm/80lb florance  Scotch… Read More

Emboss resist snowflake Christmas card two ways!

hello my fellow crafters and welcome to my blog. For today’s blog I am working with a lot of Tim Holtz product. I started off by stamping the snowflakes with clear embossing ink and then embossed them with a holographic embossing powder. Once this is melted it is a plastic layer that will resist the ink you put over it. it is such a fun technique and it gives stunning results every single time. To finish it off I made snowflakes with an embossing folder (Impresslits) that cuts them out… Read More

Shine, sparkle, classic Christmas, this card has it all!

hello my fellow crafters and welcome to Inspiration for cards! This time I am. again, working with the Elizabeth Craft Design Classic Christmas set. This set is so versatile that you can keep making cards with it and they are all different. This time I am using a glossy texture paste to create the shiny background. I spread this over a stencil I made out of yup using the background die from the set. It really brought out the colors that I used. The Tim Holtz mica stain sprays are… Read More

Had fun playing with Alcohol ink making 6 Christmas cards

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome to my blog. I had to much fun playing around with alcohol inks and making these backgrounds. Alcohol ink is such a forgiving medium to work with. The end results are just stunning! I love the soft movement and depth that is in there. and in the end these were made in just a couple of minutes. I turned these in to cards using just 1 big and beautiful sentiment from Elizabeth Craft Design resulting in these stunning Christmas cards! Please hop over to… Read More