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Monday, October 6, 2014

Elizabeth Craft Designs and Ruby Rock-it Blog Hop




Hello Ruby Rock-It and Elizabeth Craft Designs Fans! We are very excited to be partnering together this month, and to bring you this fun blog hop!

Each of our companies is offering a beautiful prize! Here's all the fun details on how you will be eligible to win!

Start at the beginning of our hop right here! And then simply follow the order listed below, making sure you stop and leave some love in the comments section for each designer! Please make sure to include your email in the comments section, so we will be able to contact you should you win!  

For additional chances to win:

"Like" Ruby Rock-It and Elizabeth Craft Designs on Facebook, and leave a comment, letting us know you came from our blog hop.

Comments will close Friday, October 10th at 11:59pm PST, and we will announce our winners the following week! Be sure to come back next week to see if you have won!

Debra Hensley   (That's Me!)

Ruby Rock-It is offering our beautiful Essence Empire Bebe collection to one lucky winner!



And the Elizabeth Craft Designs prize is a package full of fun Peel-Offs from their new collection, Stand Up Helpers Set 2 and a pack of Watercolor paper.




Hello and Welcome to the Blog Hop. I'm so excited to share the cards I created with the wonderful Ruby Rock-It papers and embellishments and the Elizabeth Craft Designs Products! 

For my first card, I decided to use the Lorna Label Pop Up Die to make a fun Happy Birthday Card. The Ruby Rock-It glittered embellishment diecuts needed lots of space to shine and the Loran Label Pop Up is the perfect base to do that. 

Here is the front of the card.



Here is the inside where the party begins!


To make this card, cut a standard A2 size, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, cardbase from red cardstock. Fold in half. Diecut the Lorna Label from the Meadow pattern paper from the Ruby Rock-It Handi Scandi Paper line. The trees are so cute!! Pop out the pop ups, trim a to fit inside the card base and adhere, making sure not to get adhesive on the actual pop up elements. Die cut a large Lorna Decorator Label in red and a small one in yellow cardstock. Adhere the Happy Birthday Peel-Off to the small yellow label. Adhere both to the pop up label with the yellow one on pop dots.  Add various diecuts to decorate. Diecut the Birthday Hat in yellow, blue and red from the new Props 2 die .Adhere to the bears head. Cut a piece of yellow cardstock to 5 1/4 by 2. Tie blue and white twine around it with a bow in the front. Adhere to bottom of inside card on pop dots. Add mushrooms. Decorate the card front with a 5 1/4 x 2 piece of Meadow pattern paper with a piece of yellow, red and blue twine tied in a bow on the front. Add on pop dots. Add mushrooms and bird to finish off.

Here is a close up of the pop-ups



My Second card is also a Birthday Card using the Ruby Rock-It Floriade Pattern Paper from the Handi Scandi Line. I love the blue floral print so much I had to make a card out of it. I used the  Accordion Oval Card Die to frame and highlight the embellishments.


To make this card emboss the front of a standard A2 size card made from white cardstock with the Lots of Dots Embossing Folder from Elizabeth Craft Designs. I love this folder and use it a lot! Diecut one Accordion Oval Card panel from the pattern paper and trimmed out the center and cut off the tabs from the oval and the panel.  Tie a length of red and white twine around the right side of the oval frame with a bow in the front and then adhere the frame on pop dots to the card front. Adhere the pattern oval directly to the center of the card and add a smaller oval in red on pop dots. Add the adorable glittered Owl and Flowers to the center for the focal point. To complete the card  diecut Happy Birthday in white cardstock and adhered it above the oval following the curve. 

Thanks for stopping by the Elizabeth Craft Designs and Ruby Rock-It Blog Hop! I hope you enjoyed my cards and got a little inspiration to use all these amazing products! Don't forget to visit all the other Designer's Blogs in the Blog Hope and leave a comment with your email address to qualify to win the fantastic prizes!

Elizabeth Craft Products Used:

Other Products
Ruby Rock-It Handi Scandi paper line and embellishments.
Ruby Rock-It twine
Pop Dots
Brown Ink
Tombow Mono Adhesive




23 comments:

Kelly Booth said...

So Fun Debra...Love that bear!!!

barbara macaskill said...

I am doing a big old happy dance!! LOVE both of these smilemakers!! The snail is too cute!! TFS!

Jo A. said...

love the use of color.

Karen Aicken said...

Your cards are SO fun! Love the bear in the party hat and that snail? Makes me SMILE.

barbara macaskill said...

Forgot to leave my email! It is: macaskillbarbara@yahoo.com just in case I am a lucky winner!! Fingers crossed!

Ina Good said...

perfect cards dies and layering them! Looks like a great party!

Lisa said...

Very nice. Colors are vibrant and puts you in a happy place. Great layout. lesshafftlisa@yahoo.com

Brithzi said...

What a wonderful burst of colors. Love it.

Sharon Mesdag said...

A happy, happy, card and the colours and even the shape of it is so pleasing

Linda said...

The Ruby Rock Its with the ECD make an adorable card. Thanks for sharing. I am following your blog hop with Ruby Rock Its and ECD

Mary Prasad said...

Such fun cards Debra!

Annie C said...

Looks like a fun card, with lots of layering.

StampOwl said...

Wonderful cards Debra

Faye Douglas said...

Cute as

Carol Carr said...

LOVE these cards!! The colors are so vibrant that you can't help but feel happy and just love the adorable animals. Thanks for sharing your great ideas.
Carol Carr cccarr2@gmail.com

Jacqueline Smith said...

Fabulous cards, love the details

Rita Edwards - Edwards Design said...

Such wonderful projects, Debra! Love them!

bbhomepages said...

Totally love the inside of the party card!

TracyM #6773 said...

FUN & FABULOUS cards Debra!!!
Your 1st birthday card is SUPER CUTE, inside & out, LOVE the snail & scene POPPING up inside :)
LOVE your 2nd card too, the ovals really make the sparkly owl & flower POP, the colors are so pretty and I LOVE the Happy Birthday, what a DELIGHTFUL font!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!
moloneyat {at} bigpond {dot} com

sunnee63 said...

especially love your use of ovals and the blue paper on your second card!! :)

Heather Thompson said...

cute cards, love ruby rock-it paper

Heifer21 (at) hotmail (dot) com

Robin B. said...

Adorable cards! I love the patterns and cute critters. ThNks for sharing.

Sharon Fontenot said...

The characters are so modern looking and very cute.