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Designer Inspiration with Elizabeth: Day 5

June 5, 2015

As the temps outside begin to rise, here on the blog we are also heating up with designer inspiration! Over the next several weeks our designers will be bringing you inspiration and design ideas featuring their trademark styles and products from our new collection, Sunshine and Smiles. This week Elizabeth Allan joins us with her simple yet sumptuous designs!

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No complicated coloring, shading, or detailed stamping are required to create this pair of happy cards. All you need are Creative Dies: 51-145 feLINE and 51-140 Diamond Border.

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Elizabeth has used layers of both the negative and positive portions of each Creative Die in her design.

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And that extra special touch? A small gem to embellish one of the sweet kitties!

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

This next design is both modern and versatile.

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Simply change the sentiment to fit your needs. Or change the cardstock colors to suit your event… for example, personalize a wedding card with colors from the wedding party or how about red and green diamonds for a holiday design?

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Download complete supplies and instructions HERE.

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And remember, TGIF!

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14 Comments leave one →
  1. June 5, 2015 1:43 am

    LOVE the cats!

  2. knurse22 permalink
    June 5, 2015 3:27 am

    These cards are awesome, Elizabeth! So elegant in their simplicity, and love your color choices—striking!

  3. Susan Roberts permalink
    June 5, 2015 6:58 am

    Great cards!

  4. Donna Whitten permalink
    June 5, 2015 7:07 am

    Fabulous cards!

  5. Carole Richardson permalink
    June 5, 2015 7:51 am

    I love the die with the cats! Such a cute card!

  6. June 5, 2015 8:45 am

    Wonderfully inspiring week, Elizabeth! These 2 cards go to the top of my favorites–so clean & fresh–could stare at them for hours!

  7. judka permalink
    June 5, 2015 10:28 am

    Elizabeth, each day has brought amazing inspiration … I am especially loving what you did with the Diamond border. I am going to try that today!!

  8. Linda S. in NE permalink
    June 5, 2015 8:39 pm

    Elizabeth, Both of your cards are fascinating. I don’t know if it is the colors you used, or the designs, but I could just look at them for a long, long, time. Very clever, what you have accomplished on both cards. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Virginia L. permalink
    June 5, 2015 9:45 pm

    You work are like work of art! These are so modern, clean and crisp…love them both, Elizabeth!

  10. donna mikasa permalink
    June 6, 2015 11:48 am

    Those cats and their inlaid tails? So charming!

  11. SarahC permalink
    June 10, 2015 5:42 pm

    Definitely a work of art! thanks so much for sharing. I love cat images, but then I have had several and they are great friends.

  12. Susan Holton permalink
    June 10, 2015 9:24 pm

    They’re wonderful! So happy to see Elizabeth art 🙂

  13. June 12, 2015 8:29 am

    Those cards are just beautiful! Great technique!

  14. June 19, 2015 3:31 am

    So pretty. Love the cats. Hugz

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