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karenburniston
Paper Crafter and Licensed Designer for Elizabeth Craft Designs, specializing in pop-ups
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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 6 days ago 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
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Here's a fun card using a technique from the Rocky Doffs his Cap video, altered to use Poppy the Owl so he's starting to toss his cap as the card opens. For the base card I used the Oval Pull... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to the May 2016 Pop it Ups Designer Challenge. Each month I challenge my talented Designer Challenge Team to create a project using Pop it Ups products. This month I chose a theme of Stage it Stencils, which is... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to the April 2016 Pop it Ups Designer Challenge. Each month I challenge my talented Designer Challenge Team to create a project using Pop it Ups products. This month I chose a theme of The Great Outdoors and I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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My dear friend Kelly Booth came for a visit this week. We've had so much fun! On Wednesday I took her to Brazos Bend State Park to see some alligators. It was a little too cold for them to be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Elizabeth Craft Designs is sponsoring a great giveaway this week. You may win all 6 of the Stage it Stencils by simply leaving a comment on the introductory YouTube video. The winner will be chosen by random number generator and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Head on over to Coffee Loving Card Makers blog to join in the fun this week of the Spring Coffee Lovers Bloghop. I am a Super Sponsor of the hop and donated a prize of these four coffee-related Pop it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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Welcome to this month's Designer Challenge where we are taking on a theme called Pull it! I challenged the team to create a card using any of the three Pull Card dies OR the new Hanging Charm Pull Tab die... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2016 at I am not left-handed
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So there's something you may already know about me . . . shocker . . .I'm a deadline girl! Give me a deadline and I'll meet it - usually by the skin of my teeth, but I'll meet it. Don't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2016 at I am not left-handed