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karenburniston
Paper Crafter and Licensed Designer for Elizabeth Craft Designs, specializing in pop-ups
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The brand new Merry & Bright Collection is now shipping! One of the new pop-up dies is the Sleigh Gift Card Holder die set. Check out how to assemble it here: Need a closer look at Fran Sabad's birthday hot... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at I am not left-handed
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Two posts in a day?! I know . . . who AM I? But the dies were out on the table, you see. And it's ever so much more fun to craft with stuff on the table than to put... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at I am not left-handed
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Elizabeth Craft Designs is running a great giveaway on their Facebook page but you have to act quickly because winners are announced on Thursday, July 30, 2015 (tomorrow!) Two lucky winners will win the four dies used by Shelly Hickox... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at I am not left-handed
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I really wish I didn't have to make this card, but one week ago my friend Debra Hensley unexpectedly passed away. I first met Debra when I started teaching pop-up classes at Scrapp'n Savvy, in Spring, Texas. Debra was also... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago 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. The theme this month is Homegrown Holidays where I challenged the team to make Christmas in July cards with a farm or country feel. They were encouraged... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at I am not left-handed
Congratulations to Jan and Lorie for being randomly selected to win the Sneak Peek Giveaway. Jan wrote: OOHHH my!! What fun new critters! And I love the props, I want to spread those around on Hoppy and his friends! Lorie... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Today's the day! I'm excited to share Sneak Peeks of my two newest Pop it Ups collections for Summer 2015. Each of the collections features six new dies and a 4" x 6" clear stamp set. First up, Farm 2.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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One year ago I made a Pivot Accordion Card for the Christmas in July Designer Challenge where I combined the Fancy Accordion with the Evergreen Pivot Card. I always liked that technique and figured it was time to use it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Happy 4th of July to all my fellow Americans! Here's a quick little patriotic card using the Holiday House #918 die set. Celebrate the Holiday Weekend with Elizabeth Craft Designs 20% off on ALL products* - 3 days only (Friday,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2015 at I am not left-handed
Judith, they are 7Gypsies Square Hooks. Here's a link: http://shop.canvascorpbrands.com/collections/hardware-metals-1/products/squarehook-silver
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Happy Wednesday and Happy July! I'm blogging on the Elizabeth Craft Designs Blog today with a different type of Wednesday post. As the Pop it Ups Collection grows larger, it may be a little overwhelming to understand all the different... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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My nephew turned one this week and I wanted to make him a special card. Michael's too young to have favorite cartoon characters (and really, he'll probably just want to eat the card anyway) but I remembered that my niece... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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Congratulations to Vencine, who was chosen by random draw as the winner of this month's Secret Word Giveaway. The Secret Word for June was "Name" in honor of the theme: What's in a Name Designer Challenge. Members of my mailing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 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. The theme this month is What's in a Name? where I challenged the team to choose dies based on their first and last initials. You'll see incredible... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at I am not left-handed
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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 May 28, 2015 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 May 21, 2015 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