Category Archives: Sizzix

(2019 c4) Polar Bear Valentine

Stamps and Dies used:  HERO ARTS Polar Greetings,  Hero Arts Love Stamp & Cut,  SIZZIX Heart Ornamental Die . The background was made by smooshing Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger onto my Couture Creations Non Stick Craft Matt CO723828 then spritzed it with water.  The clear heart was cut with SIZZIX Heart Ornamental Die. Here is a closeup of the bear on the plastic heart and …

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(2019 c1) Lawn Fawn Winter Slider Surprise

Stamp Sets used:   Upon A Star from Lawn Fawn ,  Winter Skies LF1763 from Lawn Fawn,   and   Big Scripty Words from Lawn Fawn,   .   Pull Here is from Push Here from Lawn Fawn. Dies used:  The top green hills and next white layer were cut with Lawn Fawn Forrest Boarder.  The bottom hill layer was cut with Pine Tree Edger FRA-DIE-09178 from Frantic Stamper.   On the inside …

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(2019 c159) Wise Men Still Seek Him

The starry sky was cut out with Tim Holtz Sizzix Snowy Stars Thinlits Die 663117 .  The sentiment was cut with Echo Park Paper Co. EPPDIE862 Wise Men Still Seek Him Die Set.  TI stamped the Wise Men on Vellum with  Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Black Ranger Embossing Powder .   Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  Christmas Card Day (Main Blog) SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) Christmas WordArtWednesday:  Ch #364-365 …

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(2018 c157) Alcohol Ink Ornaments

Dies used:  Lawn Fawn – Stitched Ornaments Dies   and Believe from Tim Holtz Alterations Die set called Holiday Words Script by Sizzix .   For the upper panel and panel inside of the middle ornament I first colored on Kodak Photo Paper with Ranger Alcohol Inks  by scribbling across the paper with the nozzle of the alcohol ink bottle. Then I spritzed with 90% alcohol.  The scribbled areas really …

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(2018 c155) White & Gold Snowy Christmas

For the Background I inked up the smooth side of the Tim Holtz Sizzix Kaleidoscope 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 663296   (because I think they also look like snowflakes!) with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder .  (On this card I swiped the ink pad across the folder and it resulted in a splotchier coverage, be sure …

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(2018 c153) Golden Snowflakes

I created a pressure diffuser by gluing 4 circles cut from a cracker box together.  (Tim Holtz  Sizzix  Embossing Diffuser  658728 is avilable in a set of 3)   I judged where the snowflake cut out would be and placed it over that area.  The background was dry embossed with Darise embossing folder called Snowflakes after tapping Versamark Ink on the raised …

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(2018 c144) Hero Arts, Bird & Branch

Stamps used: Hero Arts: CL866 Color Layering Bird and Branch Inks:  Distress Inks by Ranger :  Rusty Hinge, Dried Marigold,Vintage Photo, Frayed Burlap, Scattered Straw.    Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger :  Wilted Violet, Aged Mahogony.  I stamped the sentiment on heat resistant3MTransparency Filmfor Laser Copiers and heat embossed with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Carnelian EP . Embossing Folder:  Sizzix Texture Fades – Woodgrain Challenges Entered: ABlogNamedHero:  Color Palette CasUalFridays:  CFC211 Inspiration …

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(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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