Lollypop cards

Hi there, it´s Sanna here today sharing a set of cards, created with the inlay pieces of the Honeycomb die.

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I always like to save all the bits and pieces I have left from my previous projects as they are perfect for various projects. These inlay pieces of the Honeycomb die cut die create perfect backgrounds for cards. Here is what I did:
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Pop it Ups Wednesday with Caz – Garden Tealight Decoration

Hi Friends, its Caz here again. Wow, these months seem to fly by and I cannot believe that I am back again already 🙂

This time of year means that I am spending a lot of time in the garden trying to get it ship shape and tidy. It’s lovely in the summer to spend time outside and I wanted to make something for my garden so I set about about making this tealight decoration to use around my parasol on the table.

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Here is what I used and how I made it :

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Ladies Hats for Mom & Me

Hi everyone, it’s Annette Green here today with some sweet little hats I’ve created using Susan’s Garden Notes dies,  ribbon, and plain hats. I made these for my Mom and me this past Mother’s Day. We were invited to a ladies tea/luncheon and were encouraged to wear hats. Neither my mom nor I had a pretty hat (just baseball caps and visors in my closet) so I decided to make our own custom ones. I’d love to share how easy they were to make.

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1. Decide on a hat you would like to decorate. These came from the doll-making aisle of my local Hobby Lobby store. They are about 7 1/2″ in diameter and are very light weight.

 

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2. Adhere several ribbon trims around the top using either fabric glue or hot glue. I mixed three different ribbons on each hat and added bows to the back.

 

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3. Create three Anemone flowers and the leaves from the Garden Notes Anemone die. Follow along Susan’s YouTube video for detailed instructions for assembly of the Anemone.

 

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4. Create three sunflowers and leaves from the Garden Notes Sunflower die. Follow Susan’s You Tube video for detailed instructions for assembly of the Sunflower.

 

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5. Create a handful of mini Chrysanthemums using the Garden Patch 1-inch & Mini Daisy & Chrysanthemum die. I placed a penny in the photo for a size comparison. These little flowers make a nice filler when creating little bouquets. The centers are finished off with a small dot of pearl paint.

 

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6. Adhere the flowers onto the hats using hot glue.

 

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Because the hats are mesh, they are easy to attach to your hair with a few bobby pins. Here’s Mom and me getting ready for our luncheon. We had a lovely brunch with tea and finger foods, then spent the rest of the day shopping, and yes, we wore our hats all day. Everywhere we went, we received many nice comments. Mom loved her hat so much she said she was going to wear it to dinner with my Dad that evening. My hat now hangs on the wall as a sweet memory of our lovely day together.

 

Supplies Used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Sunflower Soft Finish Cardstock

Olive Twist Soft Finish Cardstock

White Soft Finish Cardstock

Garden Notes Sunflower

Garden Patch 1-inch & Mini Daisy & Chrysanthemum

Garden Notes Anemone

Susan’s Garden Tool Kit

 

Other:

Doll hats

Ribbon

Hot glue

Have a Bee-utiful Day

JACKY

Hello, Crafty Friends.

It’s Jacky here today. I’m very excited to show you this project using brand new dies from Elizabeth Craft Designs: Honeycomb, Bee, and Dotted Scallop Rectangle. I also used one of the new clear stamp sets, Bee Sentiments.

Instructions:

Step 1:
Cut a Sunfower Soft Finish Cardstock measuring 4.5″ x 11.5″, score at 5.75″ and fold in half for the top-fold card base..

Step 2:
Cut Dotted Scallop Rectangle from White Soft Finish Cardstock using the largest die in the set.

Step 3:
Using the fourth largest Fitted Circle die, cut a hole in Dotted Scallop Rectangle, centered toward the top. (Refer to photo for position of this opening.)

Step 4:
Cut 2 Honeycomb pieces from White Soft Finish Cardstock. Overlap and glue together to create a honeycomb big enough to fill the open circle. Using Clear Double Sided Tape, adhere the honeycomb to the back of the opening. Attach the rectangle to the card front.

Step 5:
For the bees: Cut 2 solid bee bodies from Sunflower Soft Finish Cardstock, 2 bee overlays from Black Velvet Adhesive sheet, and 4 wings from White Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz. Assemble bees.

Step 6:
For the sentiment, cut a 2 1/8″ x 1″rectangle from Sunflower Soft Finish Cardstock and a 2″ x 7/8″ rectangle from White Soft Finish Cardstock. Use black ink to stamp ‘Have a Bee-utiful Day’ onto white rectangle. Adhere stamped rectangle onto Sunflower rectangle.

Step 7:
Die cut a ribbon strip from Black Velvet Adhesive sheet. Cut it in half, trim away a small piece so it will fit on the card as shown.

Step 8:
Assemble card: Adhere sentiment over the cut ends of the ribbon strip. Position and adhere the bees over the Honeycomb. Option: Add dimension beneath bees and/or sentiment with 3D foam tape.

Step 10:
Cut Card Stand/Easel from 100lb White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Hope you enjoy this project!

Jacky

Supplies

Elizabeth Craft Designs:

Bee
Honeycomb
Fitted Circle
Ribbons 1
Dotted Scallop Rectangles
Card Stand/Easel
Stamp –Bee Sentiments
Soft Finish Cardstock 8.5″ X 11″ 270gr /100Lb 10 pack
Soft Finish Cardstock, Sunflower
Black Velvet
White Shimmer Sheetz
Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape – 3mm
Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheet – 8.5″ x 11″ – 5 pack

Others:
3D tape

Permanent Black Ink

Acrylic block for temporarily mounting clear stamp

 

“Remember” Scrapbook Page

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Hello Crafty Friends!  Kathy Jo here and I am so excited to share one of the lovely new A Way With Words dies, Remember.  My first project using the die is an 8×8 scrapbook page that is very dear to my heart.  The page has my favorite photo of our sweet kitty, Daisy, and seeing the photo of her makes me smile.  Even though she is no longer with us, the wonderful memories of her remain.  I will always remember our darling Daisy!

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Picture Frame Card

Hi Everyone.  It’s Tina here again as Guest Designer.  If you are like me and use your own cards to give to your family and friends the thought of that card being thrown out in the garbage afterwards is devastating.  The following card design can be used later on in a picture frame (or shadow box frame) to be mounted to a wall.  You can also use this idea for an easel stand as well.

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Bee Happy Card

Hello everyone. It’s Joset here. I’m very excited to show you this Bee Happy card using 3 of my brand new dies, Beehive, Honeycomb, and Bee, and one of my new clear stamp sets, the Bee Sentiments. I also used the new Dotted Scallop Squares, available in other shapes as well (Dotted Scallop Rectangles, Ovals, and Circles). All of these fun new dies and stamps will be available at Elizabeth Craft Designs as of May 24th. Let’s get started!

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