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karenburniston
Paper Crafter and Licensed Designer for Elizabeth Craft Designs, specializing in pop-ups
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Hey Connecticut peeps! I'm heading north in a couple of weeks to teach at The Inspiration Station and Papercraft Clubhouse. Here is the schedule: The Inspiration Station - Stafford Springs, CT - Friday, June 12, 2015 3-4:30 pm - FREE... Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at I am not left-handed
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Now that the Farm Collection is shipping, I thought I'd share one of the cards I taught last month at the Collins Show using Virgil the Pig and the Farm Greetings Clear Stamps with the Pop Stand Bathtub, Paris Edges... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at I am not left-handed
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(ECD supplies used: Cheepers the Chicken, Farm Greetings Clear Stamps, and Ring Accordion scalloped circle die. Other supplies: Stampin' Up! Hardwood stamp, white embossing powder, red, brown, cream, yellow and white cardstocks) Last week Elizabeth Craft Designs celebrated the arrival... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at I am not left-handed
Edith, I would suggest that you subscribe to the blog by e-mail. In the left sidebar there is a box that says "Never miss a post" and a big "subscribe" button. New posts will be delivered to you by e-mail and can be printed for your binder without all the other stuff. Hope this helps! (I'll send this reply to your e-mail, too, in case you don't check back on the post)
Jan, you can buy it from the My Sweet Petunia website. http://mysweetpetunia.com/product/misti-screen-printed/
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I'm blogging on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog with this month's Designer Challenge. The theme this month is Barns! Barns! Barns! and you're going to be amazed at the incredible ideas. For my project I wanted to show off my... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Good news! The Farm Greetings Clear Stamps are shipping now! The Farm Collection dies (Barn, Hay There, Brownie the Cow, Virgil the Pig and Cheepers the Chicken) are due to start shipping at the end of this week. My Designer... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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I am lucky enough to have three Moms in my life - my mom, Marilyn, my step-mother, Karen and my mother-in-law, Ann. Since I did not get three handmade cards done and into the mail in time I have made... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Another really great generic Pop it Ups die is the Katie Label Pivot Card. This die has no theme so you can use it for any occasion and the decorator label dies that come with the set are perfect for... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm sharing a fun birthday card using one of my favorite Pop it Ups dies - the Lots of Pops. This versatile die is the perfect generic die for pop-up scenes, since it creates several platforms at different depths... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm sharing a simple flowery Spiral Circle Pull Card. I decorated it as a Thank You card, but it could easily be used as a Mother's Day or Hello or Birthday card. I started with an 8" x 6"... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at I am not left-handed
Diana, as far as I know they are expected to the warehouse in Colorado this week, so they will ship out to stores immediately after.
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Well I'm a little rusty at scrapbooking, but I did want to show the new Farm Collection on a scrapbook layout in honor of NSD today. Els provided some adorable pictures via her sister of her niece and nephew visiting... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I have a simple birthday card using the Lucy Label Pop-up die plus Buster the Dog, Props 4 and the Farm Greetings Clear Stamps. This card measures 4.5" x 6" when folded and can be mailed in an A7... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Here's a fun way to wish someone a "hog wild" Happy Birthday using the Oval Accordion die. For the accordion pages I cut two pages from navy cardstock and the center page from light blue cardstock. Before removing the center... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today's share combines the Butterfly Pivot Card die with the coordinating Butterfly Embossing Folder and the lacy Paris Edges die. The tropical colors made me think to use "Aloha" for the greeting instead of "hello" as I had originally intended.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm sharing a pretty 3-page Circle Accordion Thank You card. I decided to use the Butterflies with Doodles peel-off stickers and started with the butterfly peel-off for Page 3. I placed the sticker on a scrap of vellum, colored... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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For some reason our childhood birthdays came with a painful ritual - an adult relative (Grandpa, uncle, etc.) would spank us (one swat for every year) and then end it by saying "and a pinch to grow an inch" and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Because I missed getting a newsletter out in March, I combined the Designer Challenge for March: Make 'em Laugh, along with the Designer Challenge for April: Accordions with DC Team and Friends into one double Secret Word giveaway with this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm sharing a couple of Heart Pivot cards for themes other than Valentines or Love and in colors other than pinks and reds. After all, a heart is a great all-purpose shape. Dust off that Heart Pivot Card die... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm sharing a card using the House Pivot Card #902. This die is such a great all-purpose die for many themes; Welcome to the Neighborhood, Congrats on your new Home, Welcome Home, Home is where the Heart is, Open... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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I'm blogging on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog with this month's Designer Challenge. You will not want to miss all the amazing inspiration on that post from the Designer Challenge Team and ten talented guests invited by the team. I've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm blogging on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog with this month's Pop it Ups Designer Challenge. The theme this month is Make 'em Laugh and the team plus guest designer did a fabulous job making funny cards. For my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Here is a card I made recently for my niece. The front of the card is very simple - just a piece of shiny bling cardstock embossed with the Lots of Dots embossing folder. I stamped the greeting (the rubber... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Last night: ME: Hey Emma, can I put this pink Eiffel Tower on the front of this bathtub? I really like it there, for some reason. EMMA: Well it looks cool, but how do they go together? What's the reason... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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