Category Archives: Sizzix

(2017 c27) Designs by Ryn, Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn, Oxide Distress

The focal hummingbird from Designs by Ryn called Flying Hummingbird 1 & it was heat embossed in gold.  I colored with  Niji Pearlescent Watercolors (I love the shimmer which gives just a hint of the real birds iridescent beauty). It was popped up with foam squares. The background image Textured Impressions 657772 by Sizzix/Hero Arts was …

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(2017 c16) Off The Edge, Oxide Distress Inks

Another Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger card! The background was made by smushing  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger: Peeled Paint, Fossilized Amber, Faded Jeans, Weathered Wood & Worn Lipstick  on my craft mat and then spraying with water & smushing my watercolor paper into the color & drying and smushing another color & smushing etc …

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(2017 c6) Shaker Heart (See-through)

See through Shaker Card:I cut the window and inserts with Heart Ornamental Die by Sizzix.  I used repurposed acetate packaging behind heart on the front of the card and also on the back of the “fun foam on the inside of the card, so that you can see through the shaker. I filled with miscellaneous beads …

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(2017 c4) You make my Heart Flutter

  For my sweetheart. I used an embossing folder with the candy hearts for the front panel, and cut the heart with Heart Ornamental Die by Sizzix.  I also cut the shape in a piece of red fun foam to layer for the shaker window and filled with beads and sequins. I stamped the Hero …

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(2017 c2)Bicycle Sizzix Hero Arts set

I used Sizzix Hero Arts Bicycle 657782 set for this Birthday card for my adult son who competes on mountain bike trails.  The funny thing about it is that the color I chose for the wrecked bike turned out to be my son’s bike color. (HONEST I wasn’t thinking about that connection when I assembled …

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(2017 c1) Slider card, Lawn Fawn

Slider card made with my new Lawn Fawn “Slide on Over” die found at Ellen Hutson. You can see the flight path the digital STEAMPUNK OWL makes diagonally  down the card .  The Happy Birthday was cut with my new Tim Holtz  Celebrate Sizzix Thinlits dies found at Ellen Hutson. First I printed the Steampunk …

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(2016 c37) Bird Talk, Tim Holtz

I used Bird Talk by Tim Holtz set 56121B. I love the included dies! She was colored with Copics.   For the card base I used Sizzix Movers & Spapers L Die – Card, Decorative Flip-its Item #658839 The background for the bird was done on Watercolor paper. I used a scrap that I had …

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(2015 c76) Floating Snowflake Ornaments

I made ornaments similar to these last year too. Here are my instructions: Sandwich ingredients: 2 silver cardstock frames, 2 plastic circles, 2 snowflakes, string, star, Stickles. Sandwich How To:   This ornament was made by cutting the snowflakes withSnowflakes #3  by SIZZIX with a dark and light blue cardstock from DCWV Shimmers Stack cardstock and glued together …

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(2015 c65) Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015, October

Today for Tim Holtz’s October 12 Tags of 2015 I made a card instead, because the dies I chose were too big for a tag. Tim Holtz Products used: Sizzix Die Bigz Gadget Gears Alterations, Sizzix Movers & Shapers Alterations Die Mini Old Jalopy & Arrow Set, TH Collection Splatters stencil, TH Distress Ink Black Soot,  TH Distress Stains: Tarnished Brass & Antiqued Bronze. (I …

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(2015 c62) Simon Says Stamp “Oh Dear” using Fall Colors

I used a retired stamp from Simon Says Stamp called “Oh Dear”  by Kelly Purkey. Unfortulately it must be retired, but I found a similar stamp called All Decked Out by Kelly at SSS. I heat embossed the deer on designer paper with chocolate brown EP.  Cut out with Spellbinders Labels 2 which also seems to be discontinued …

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