Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Be Not Afraid

I have this project on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog today complete with step-by-step directions.  I hope you have time to check it out HERE.  

Monday, February 25, 2019

Everyday Remember The Now

Hello Friends!!  The Feb. challenge on the Facebook group Tim Holtz Addicts is taken from the 12 tags of 2012 February and the technique is Paint Resist.  #THA_Feb 

I have several layers on my tag but the very first layer used the Paint Resist Technique.  I stamped Picket Fence Distress Paint onto Mixed Media Heavy using the Flourish from the set Lattice & Flourish (CMS257), dried the paint and then inked over the paper with Distress Inks.  I continued adding layers using stencils (THS078) and stamps (Lattice & text from Entomology) with Distress Inks and Archival Inks.  Splatters were added with Distress Paint (Forest Moss, Mowed Lawn).  The edges are embossed with Distress Embossing Powder Peeled Paint.  The butterflies use the matching stamps and dies, Flutter.  I used wire to make the antennas.  Color added with Distress Markers. The scribble circles are from the die set Scribbles & Splat.  Idea-ology Small Talk Stickers and File Tabs. Machine stitching around edges.  The finished size is 4 1/8" x 8 1/2". 

Monday, February 18, 2019

Not One But Two

Today I have not one, but two cards on the Quietfire Creations Blog.  I hope you have time to check them out!!!!

Monday, February 4, 2019

Baby Love

Hello!!  I'm sharing this card over on the Quietfire Creations Blog today.

Hugs, Wanda

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Valentine's Day - ECD Group Post

Hello!!!  Today on the Elizabeth Craft Design's Blog is a group post sharing a picture or two from several designers with projects for Valnetine's Day.  All the projects will be linked to the designers' blogs for more information.  I've created a Valentine Centerpiece.  My first picture shows the centerpiece with the LED candle inside not lit up and the lights on in the room.  The picture below has the candle on and less light in the room.

And this next picture is with the candle on and no lights on in the room.

Let's walk through the project!!

1 - Die cut the Gable Box from Kraft Cardstock, fold in half as shown, line up the Heart Spray across the center, and die cut.

Here it is die cut and opened.  I love how the design goes around the box when it is closed up.

2 - On what will be the inside of the box, glue red vellum to cover all the cut outs.  I glued the vellum on with Distress Collage Medium dabbing it all across that center section of the box so the vellum would stick well across the hearts even after folding.

3 - Fold and attach box together creasing folds that the vellum crosses for a smooth fit. 

Here you can see the candle inside.

And a picture from the outside with the candle lit.

A picture with the candle not lit.

Another angle with the candle not lit.

4 - Die cut the Rose Wreath from red cardstock and the solid flowers from White Soft Finish Cardstock.  Attach the white solids behind the corresponding red outlines.

5 - Die cut Love from red cardstock repeating 5 times.

6 - Die cut a Dotted Scallop Circle from White Soft Finish Cardstock to fit over the center of the wreath.

7 - Stamp the leafy stem from the clear stamp set, Where Flowers Bloom, around the scalloped circle with Archival Ink stamping twice with each inking to get some lighter images.  Glue the scalloped circle to the wreath.

8 - Die cut the heart stem from the Wreath & Elements set from red cardstock.  Cut off the extra tale (stem) so you have just the heart.  Glue the heart to the from top of the Gable Box. 

9 - The large white hearts are paper doilies.  They are just sitting in a circle, like a flower.  Set the assembled wreath in the center of the hearts.  Set the box on the wreath.  Set a "Love" on each heart.  "Sprinkle" some chocolate kisses around the box. 

I hope you like this idea!!  I love seeing it sitting on my table!!

Hugs, Wanda

Elizabeth Craft Designs Supplies:

A Way With Words Gable Box
A Way With Words Wreath & Elements
A Way With Words Hearts & Paw Prints
A Way With Words Love
A Way With Words Clear Stamp Set - Where Flowers Bloom