Tombow and Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog Hop

Welcome everyone to the Tombow and Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog Hop.
If you have arrived here from the Tombow Blog, then you are in the right place!
If not, you may want to click here to start at the beginning. When you visit each blog on the hop, be sure to leave a comment. Then, “Like” the Tombow Facebook page and “Like” the Elizabeth Craft Designs Facebook page. One person who comments and likes will receive an amazing package filled with wonderful and unique prizes …
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The project I would like to share with you today is a card I made with Peel-Offs and Silk Microfine Glitter from Elizabeth Craft Designs and Tombow Markers.
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I cut out the images and then began coloring them with Tombow Dual Brush Markers in colors 856, 933 and 993. I colored sections of the flower with one color, then dragged the neighboring color into that color for a beautiful blend. It was super easy — no water or blending solution needed to create perfect blends.
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For the center, I colored it in 992 and then added dots in 977. All of the colors were included in the Secondary Set of 10 markers. It does take a while for the markers to dry, since they are on glitter. I let mine dry overnight (I tend to use a lot of ink) and it was fine.
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Inside, I added one additional flower and “Get Well Soon” cut from a die.
The papers are all from Stampin’ Up and I used a bit of Distress Ink around the edges.
I used the Curvy Leaves Die for the leaves on the cover.
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I hope you enjoyed my project for the Tombow & Elizabeth Craft Designs blog hop. Don’t forget to leave a comment for your chance to win!
Your next stop is Jacqueline Smith . Have fun!

 

Searching for Spring

This winter has been cold and snowy and really, really long … I am not sure spring will ever come.

But that did not stop me from completing my Mosaic Moments assignment … a spring scavenger hunt.

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I used lots of dies, a little glitter and Shimmer Sheetz to make the page springy.

For details, close up photos and more, click here … 

While you are there, cheer me on or leave a comment!

Chicken Tags

This month’s challenge at Scrap It Girl is to create a project using tags, bags or tags and bags.

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I decided to create a card with a new stamp — well, new to me — that a friend gave me.

I used a tag die from QuicKutz to cut out the tags. I inked them and added sticker words (Elizabeth Craft Designs) to them. I attached them with dimensional foam to make them stand out a bit.

Now, it is your turn. Create a project using tags, bags or tags and bags. Take  a photo and post it here.

You could win this package of gifts …

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Good luck!

Flowers in a Box

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Each month, the Elizabeth Craft Designs’ Design Team participates in a special challenge. This month’s theme is flowers and I decided to make a box filled with them.

036I started with a simple box card made from green cardstock. I covered the panels and exterior of the box with new paper from Lawn Fawn.

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Then, I began cutting out flowers of all shapes and sizes with dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs. I began with Flower Set 1, which I cut with Shimmer Sheetz and Velvet Adhesive Sheets and then layered together.

039Next, I cut out the Flourish with Flowers die out of a Velvet Adhesive Sheet. Since it did not fit on the box panel, I needed to remove the adhesive off of the back side.

040This is easily accomplished with baby powder. Use your finger or a small paint brush to coat the backside in baby powder. The adhesive will no longer be sticky (and it smells good, too!)

223Then, I began filling in the space with leaves cut from the Curvy Leaves die. I used two different shades of green Shimmer Sheetz to add contrast.

222And flowers cut with the Bunch of Flowers die.

221HINT: Use the metal adaptor plate and run it through the Big Shot twice for the best results.

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For a final touch, I added the words With Love from the Assorted Words peel-off sheet.

To see more amazing creations featuring flowers, visit the ECD blog on March 31st.