Posts tagged Elizabeth Craft Design

how to make your oxide inks more vibrant?

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome! Ever wondered how to get your Distress oxide inks vibrant again after using water? I did. I love the oxides and the soft, chalky finish, but sometimes you want a bit more. Today I will show you how to achieve this while making a quick and easy card. This is a very beginner friendly card as the technique can be used with any oxide ink and any sentiment you want. You can find the making of on my YouTube channel: products used in… Read More

Emboss resist with Beautiful Blooms

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome! Today I am making a card for you. And this video is jam packed with technique. From emboss resist, to ink smushing, to stamping and coloring using Distress Oxides. I had a blast making this card. And the Respect set from the beautiful Blooms collection really finishes of this card. I love the whole beautiful blooms collection but this one is one of my favorites. As there are many different techniques in this video I would suggest you watch it on my YouTube channel:… Read More

Fun embossed butterfly card

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Today I made a beautiful card using some stencils, glossy transparant texture paste and the Distress embossing powders. I put the powders over the paste when this was still wet and this gives it a pretty, glass like look due to the transparency of both the paste as the embossing powder. because of this you can also see the stamping through that I did on the background. The butterflies are beautiful and delicate. They actually come from a Planner Essentials set but who says… Read More

Starting a Sidekick Memory Planner

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Here is a replay of a live I did for Elizabeth Craft Designs. I started a special memory planner in the Planner Essentials Sidekick. This is a new format to me but it turns out great! its a fun and compact planner! if you want to see how I made these pages please visit my YouTube at: products used in this project:

Planner Essentials 41 but with a twist: making week 5

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Once a month I make a blog for Elizabeth Craft Designs. This is the blog I made for Februari. One of the things I love about the dies from the Planner Essentials collection is the versatility of them. I was thinking about what to do for week 5 and then it hit me. I decided to use the Planner Essentials 41 Rounded Corners Page but to use it in a different way: Make pockets out of it. And I am happy to see it… Read More

Stunning gold leaf card

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome to my blog. Today I am making a birthday card using gold gilding flakes. I had this idea in my head and I am thrilled that it worked. The base for my brainwave was the Clear Double Sided Adhesive from Elizabeth Craft Designs. This is really good and sticky adhesive and I was wondering if the idea I had worked. And it did! This is such an easy way to make a high impact card. The background die also helped a lot and the… Read More

My second art Journal page

Hi fellow crafters, welcome to my blog. In this blog i am workin gon my second art journal page. I am joining in on the monthly challenge from Journal With Us. For februari the challenge is to use texture paste. now for me that is not a challenge, i LOVE texture paste. I decided last month to add a second challenge for myself and that is to use a monthly color scheme. picture can be found below. If you want to see how I made this spread for my art… Read More

Classy cards using the inlay technique with a twist

Hello my fellow crafters, Today I am making two cards for you using the inlay technique. the second one using the left overs. this technique is simple to do but has such a high impact and looks really luxurious! To color the background I used the Elizabeth Craft Designs Water Color pallet. This stuff keeps amazing me as it is so pigmented! It’s crazy. In this project I show you how to use it for smushing. if you want to see how I made these cards, please visit my YouTube… Read More

Very cool Retro Bus turned in to a Card!

Hello my fellow crafters, welcome to my blog. Today I have a fun little project for you. if you have visited my blog before you know that I am a fan of the new Retro Bus Special kit from Elizabeth Craft Designs. I had this idea in my head to turn it in to a card and I love how this turned out. This set is intended to make planner pages or smaler booklets but, as it turns out, can also be used for a card! If you want to… Read More

Playing with the NEW pocket pages

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome to my blog. Today I am playing with the brand new Planner Essentials Pocket pages by Elizabeth Craft Designs. Full disclosure, when I received these I had my doubts about these. I thought, what’s the fun in just sliding photo’s in. How wrong could I be! I made 4 different pages today and show how you can combine it with different dies from the Planner Essentials collection. I am however also using roses from the Beautiful Blooms collection. So have a look in your… Read More