Category Archives: Sizzix

(2018 c133) Tim Holtz, Shrink Film, Shaker Card

Shaker card FUN today!  I appologise for the photograph quality, it was hard to catch the yellow color on the cardbase (look closely at the upper left corner of the last Photo to see  almost the true yellow color),  but the yellow vellum showed up well. Tim Holtz Stamps used:  Tim Holtz Blueprint Assortment THJ001 ,   CMS 153 Tim …

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(2018 c114) Alcohol Ink Shaker

Shaker card with Ranger Alcohol Inks  background. Sentiment was stamped with Thankful by Ellen Hutson using my Misti Stamping Tool with Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Gold  Ranger Embossing Powder.  (I masked off FOR YOU)  The shaker shape was cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Die Headstone Bigz 658249  and I used an exacto knife to cut out the inside shape. Challenges Entered: EllenHutson: Essentials August Challenge – Alcohol Inks SimonSaysStamp:  (Mon) Fall/Autumn ModSquad:  Anything …

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(2018 106) Fall Shaker

  The first step for my shaker card was to make the green background.  I started with Citrus, Lettuce & Lemonade Ranger Alcohol Inks on Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Yupo paper for the background.  I followed Jennifer McGuire’s ALCOHOL LIFT INK TECHNIQUES (you can click to see her video).  I used Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Splatters THS009, and sponged the stencil with Ranger Tim Holtz Alcohol Lift-Ink Reinker .  Next I …

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(2018 c78) Tim Holtz 3-D Botanicals Shaker Card

For me personally Shaker Cards make me so happy, so I chose a shaker for an encouragement card today. I love Tim Holtz’s new Texture Fades! Like yesterday’s card, I used  Tim Holtz Sizzix Botanical 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder .  For the central flower I used a discontinued dry pigments product called Lumin Arte which I mixed …

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(2018 c71) On Wings of Eagles

On vellum I stamped Our Daily Bread set is called On Eagles Wings and heat embossed with gold EP. The background used  Sizzix Texture Fades embossing folder Rays from the 2 pack set Called RAYS & RETRO CIRCLES Item 656650 and colored  with Distress Inks by Ranger. .  I also stamped the eagle on the envelope. Challenges Entered: CardChallenges:  (MFT) Sketch 389

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(2018 c63) Thinking of You

I created the border by cutting Tim Holtz Sizzix Mixed Media 2 Die 661185 two times on the top edge it was cut from outside of cardstock and the bottom one was cut from the inside of the cardstock.  Then I fussy cut the outside edge and  backed it with cardstock that was colored with Distress Oxide Inks by …

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(2018 c43) Foiled, Embossed Pink Garden

This was another trial of foiling:   I stamped Sizzix/Hero Arts #657772 Textured Impressions Folder w/Stamp- Silhouette Vines Set (This is a discontinued set, but can still be found on the web) with Versamark Ink and gently heat embossed with Stampendous Stamp N Bond and then placed through my heat laminator with silver hologram Deco Art Foil. As you can see the foiling adhered where stamped, …

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(2018 c41) Foiled Background, Blessings

I started by inking the background with Abandoned Coral and Broken China Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger then I very lightly inked the edges to give a soft gray with Black Soot. Then I stamped Sizzix/Hero Arts #657772 Textured Impressions Folder w/Stamp- Silhouette Vines Set (This is a discontinued set, but can still be found on the web) with Versamark Ink and gently …

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(2018 c25) Hearts TIm Holtz Embossing Diffuser

Here is another card where I followed Jennifer McGuire’s video showing how to use Sizzix Tim Holtz Embossing Diffusers.   And here is another Crafter, Sara Emily’s post at sarascloset showing the same technique HERE. The picture below shows the embossing folders, Inks & die used.  Before running through the embossing folder with the outside edges diffuser, I swiped the …

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(2018 c10) MFT Mesmerizing Mandala, Distress Oxide Inks

    I recently won My Favorite Things Products and today I am using one of them for the first time: My Favorite Things Die-Namics  Mesmerizing Mandalas. I love this die (and  also the big background stamp, which will wait for another post).  First I sponged Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger: Wilted Violet, Seedless Preserves, Salty Ocean and …

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