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karenburniston
Paper Crafter and Licensed Designer for Elizabeth Craft Designs, specializing in pop-ups
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Howdy crafters! Today I'm on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog scaring up a fun way to use the Rectangle Pull Card for a peek-a-BOO! Halloween card. The Rectangle Pull Card is a versatile, generic, interactive die made even more interactive... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at I am not left-handed
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I'd been wanting to make a special card for my friend, who is expecting her first baby . . . and her second one too! It's twins! She seems to think that I will be a valuable resource in the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at I am not left-handed
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Hopefully you are loving this new format for Pop it Ups Designer Challenges as much as we are. Challenges are now posted twice a month - on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. The first theme of the month will be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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I'll be teaching a 2-hour, 2-card Pop it Ups class at Croppin' Bug on Saturday, September 17. 2016. The video shows the cards in action. In addition to the two pop-up cards, students will make a bonus Halloween Tag featuring... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Interesting story about this card. My original Twist Circle Snowman Card was sent to Els for her shows. It did a fair bit of traveling and I believe it now resides in London at the offices of The Craft Channel,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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A great option for the new Anita Frames Pop-up die is to use the included decorator label dies to cut windows from the pop-up labels and hang charms in the openings. Here's a Halloween card using this technique. (See this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Good news! The Flower Pot Pop Stand die set, which blazed through its initial stock order, has arrived to the ECD warehouse 4 days ahead of schedule and is IN STOCK! Learn how to assemble this die set in this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Today I'm sharing a fun way to use the new Anita Frames Pop-up die set with any of the Charms sets in the Pop it Ups line. The front of my card is very simple - just layered squares of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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We are loving this new format for Pop it Ups Designer Challenges. Challenges are now posted twice a month - on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. The first theme of the month will be set by me and the second... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Happy Saturday, fellow crafters! Today I have the final assembly video for the new interactive dies in the Summer release. This is the Anita Frames Pop-up die set, named in honor of Anita Izendoorn, who was a big fan of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2016 at I am not left-handed
Susan, the small bat die that comes with Midnight the Bat will cut out the stamped bat from the Halloween Clear Stamps with a little shadow. So the bat is stamped on orange cardstock in black ink, then a white gel pen used around the eyes, then die cut with the small bat die from Midnight.
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Happy Halloween! (Yeah, yeah, I know it's mid-August, but the days move quickly, ya'll! It'll be here before you know it. Don't wait too long on the candy, either, or you'll be giving out boxes of raisins and believe me,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Last Tuesday was our first Designer Challenge of August and I shared a video tutorial for assembling the BRAND NEW #1207 Twist Circle Die Set. Today I'm sharing one of the sample cards I showed in the video. This card... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to our second month with a new format for Pop it Ups Designer Challenges. Challenges are now posted twice a month - on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. The first theme of the month will be set by me... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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What a year it's been! No more high school. No more braces. And no more childhood! Meet these two fantastic 18-year-old young adults who will be voting in their first Presidential election this November. Happy Birthday, Karl and Emma, you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Howdy Halloween Craftsters! This week I'm posting video tutorials for the new products in my summer Pop it Ups release. These products are arriving soon to Elizabeth Craft Designs and should be available in stores (and online) by mid-August. Today... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Howdy fellow crafters! This week I'm posting video tutorials for the new products in my summer Pop it Ups release. These products are arriving soon to Elizabeth Craft Designs and should be available in stores (and online) by mid-August. Today... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Happy August, my fellow crafters! It's only a couple of months until Halloween, so definitely time to start planning out those cards and today I've got some brand new goodies from my Summer 2016 release to share. These products are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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First, the winners of the Triple Giveaway for members of my mailing list (join using the blue button in this blog's sidebar) have been chosen and their prize choices are on the way! Here they are: Susan B. said... Wow!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to our brand new format for Pop it Ups Designer Challenges. Starting this month, challenges will be posted twice a month - on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. The first theme of the month will be set by me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Elizabeth Craft Designs is exhibiting this week at the Sierra Pacific Crafts Mixed Media Event in Salt Lake City. If you're at the show, be sure to stop by the ECD booth to see these two new Pop it Ups... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to our brand new format for Pop it Ups Designer Challenges. Starting this month, challenges will be posted twice a month - on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays. The first theme of the month will be set by me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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I am a sponsor of the Summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop so of course I wanted to participate, and since I have Cascading Tag Cards on the brain right now, I thought I'd make a coffee version of the card. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to this month's Designer Challenge! Each month I challenge my talented design team to use Pop it Ups products for a specific theme. This month I issued this challenge: Summer Lovin'! - Make a project to celebrate Summer -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Happy Father's Day! This week is our Designer Challenge, with a theme of Summer, and for my video tutorial I'll be teaching how to combine the Adirondack Chair Pop-up with the Tags Pivot Card to make a card I'm calling... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at I am not left-handed