Welcome to another Featured Artist/Designer Spotlight.  Today we’re thrilled to welcome Emily Leiphart.  Before we show you Emily’s project, let’s get to know her a little bit more…

EmilyLeiphartProfilePic-10092014-235WHi, it’s Emily, and I’m thrilled to be the featured artist this week at the Paper Crafter’s Library. I live in Toronto, Ontario with my design engineer husband and our six-year-old son who seems to have inherited unlimited creativity from both of us. Yay! I have always been artistic, making clothes for my dolls at a young age and earrings for all my friends as a teenager. My mom was the one who insisted on receiving handmade cards so I’ve been making them for as long as I can remember. About five years ago, a friend I worked with introduced me to blogging and I discovered the amazing world of paper crafting. Since then, I’ve been on 10 different design teams and published countless times with Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking magazine. I like to describe my style as fun, unusual and sometimes ridiculous. LOL! You can find me at my blog www.leiphartonart.blogspot.com, on Facebook and YouTube.


Brag Worthy Card


I used Paper Smooches stamps and dies to create this card for my son to let him know how proud I am. He is always drawing or sketching something! After his school had its open house, a few of the parents said they noticed his work and asked me if I was an artist. 😉


I used patterned papers for the background, as well as to die cut and paper piece the majority of elements on the card. I added super sparkly die cut stars and a mini paper clip to embellish and highlight the sentiment.


I hope you enjoyed this fun project. Thanks so much for stopping by!


Cardstock: (white) Neenah
Patterned Paper: (Dreamy 6×6 paper pad) Heidi Swapp
Specialty Paper: (glimmer diamonds) Stampin’ Up!
Clear Stamps: (Uplifters, Teen Routine) Paper Smooches
Pigment Ink: (black) Tsukineko Versafine
Embellishments: (mini paper clip) Tim Holtz
Dies: (Pocket, School Icons, Stars, Stitched) Paper Smooches
Tools: (Big Shot) Sizzix, (trimmer) Fiskars, (scoring board) Martha Stewart, (scissors) EK Success

We hope you have enjoyed today’s project courtesy of Emily Leiphart.  Be sure to stop by Emily’s blog to see even more of her beautiful work (and let her know we sent you). You can also find Emily on Facebook and YouTube.

Have a great day!


15 replies on “Featured Artist/Designer: Emily Leiphart”

  1. Love love love Emily’s work…she is always thinking outside the box and coming up with the cutest cards! No exception today!

  2. Oh this card is fabulous!! The mix of elements in the pocket is incredibly creative! I love the pretty papers Emily used and the sunburst background. The little paperclip she used is the perfect embellishment!

  3. Love this feature of Emily, she is truly a talented and gifted artist. I have had the pleasure of meeting her and she is as lovely out of blogland as in it! Your card is so cute and Ii know your son will adore it!!

  4. I really like this card. It is just a great fun way to recognize a child, grandchild, friend or spouse. I love the usage of glitter paper and the tiny paperclip. This is just a very balanced card. Thanks so much for sharing it.

  5. Super cute! BTW: thank you Andrea, I received my awesome prize package from Faber Castill!! Thanks for all your help:)

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