Category Archives: Sizzix

(2021 c045) Stencil, Spritz & Spatter Thank You

The background was made by applying Distress Inks by Ranger and then spritzing water onto the background and blotting with paper towel. Using Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Flourish THS032 I applied a heavy layer of ink. The sentiment and flourish were cut using an old discontinued die called: Sizzix 657522 Card Phrases Set Challenges Entered: Simon Says Stamp: …

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(2021 c002) Spring Shaker

Shaker background cut with Sizzix Mixed Media #2 by Tim Holtz. The vellum flower was stamped with Hero Arts DC233 Rose Stamp & Cut,  with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with a mixture of  WOW Embossing Powder, Then I used a stylis to emboss the delicate center veins in the petals. The sentiment is from Sunny Studio …

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(2020 c106) Alcohol Ink Christmas Trees

Before dry embossing all the cards, the Metalic Poster Board was cut out first with Sizzix thinlits die set called Holiday Words: Script. This first card made with Tim Holtz Sizzix Crackle 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 664171 was run through with the shiny side facing up towards the printed side of the embossing folder which gave the …

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(2020 c096) Slimline Christmas Village

I cut my snowy winter village layers with Hero Arts D1787 Tri-fold Edge Village Fancy Die. The sky was created with Tom Holtz Sizzix Crackle 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 664171. I followed Jennifer McGuire Embossing Folder Techniques video to color the sky by inking only the high points of the folder. I framed with …

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(2020 c088) Skeleton Leaves Birthday

The background was sponged with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger and then dry embossed with Tim Holtz Sizzix Botanical 663094 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder , but first I swiped the raised side of the folder with  Versamark Ink & then heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder .  This highlighted in the depressions in gold. …

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(2020 c078) Tim Holtz Birthday Party Hat

Lots of October guy birthdays coming up!  Stamped  Sizzix / Tim Holtz Celebrate Party Hat and the sentiment.  Background die is Spellbinders Cascading Dots Background die ( it is discontinued but they have many other dies). Challenges Entered: MyFavoriteThings:  Sketch #505 SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) Stamp It WordArtWednesday:  Chal. #454 – 455 Anything Goes  

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(2020 c069) Ornament Gatefold

You can see in the photo below that I decided to dry emboss vellum with the same folder and attach at the top edge of the inside with adhesive so that the writing would be muted when the card is open on the shelf, but it can be lifted to read easier. I followed Jennifer …

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(2020 c066) See through Mesmerizing Mandala Snow Flake

You wouldn’t believe how many layers there are in these see through snow flake card fronts!  Starting with the clear snowflake I stamped with Versamark Ink, and heat embossed with silver sparkly EP onto repurposed plastic packaging. I cut 4 of them out with Standard Circles Large by Spellbinders so that I could put them back to …

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(2020 c052) T Holtz Spring Showers & Flowers

Side 1Side 2 I pulled out a batch of left over scraps and used them to create today’s tag both side 1 and 2 see photos below. Supplies Used:  Tim Holtz Sizzix Framelits Flower Jar Wafer Thin die set 662270,       Liquitex Heavy Body Matte Gel Medium  from Michaels this link shows all …

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(2020 c041) Sympathy

A few twists & turns on the road to making this Sympathy card: #1 I bought the Spellbinder’s  Guilded Vines Glimmer Hot Foil Plate The Gilded Age by Becca Feeken MISTAKENLY THINKING IT WAS A DIE!  So  since I don’t have the Hot Foil System I went to plan B and spritzed my white cardstock …

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