Category Archives: Sizzix

(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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(2017 c87) Hero Arts Hanakkah

   My two Hanakkah cards’ sentiments were stamped with Hero Arts DC212 Blessings Stamp and Cut. The Minorah was created with Spellbinders Nestabilities Standard Circles Sm and the bottom half of the  Sizzix Bigz Die – Hardware Findings created the base.  The candles were stamped with a single rubber stamp that I had unmounted years ago, so I don’t even know …

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(2017 c86) Tim Holtz Compass Sizzix, Bigz Sizzix

  Supplies used: Technique Tuesday Sunflower Stamp Set,   Tim Holtz Sizzix Framelits Compass Blueprint Die & Stamp Set 659883 ,  Tim Holtz Sizzix Die Headstone Bigz 658249 ,  Tim Holtz Sizzix Die Vintage Cabinet Card Shapers Bigz Altertations 657217 ,  Distress Inks by Ranger  ,   Wink of Stella Marker  For the  Tim Holtz Compass Blueprint I stamped on a piece of designer paper …

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(2017 c84) Sparkling Snowflakes with Sizzix, X-Cuts, WOW or Ranger

The background was dry embossed with a borrowed Embossing Folder and since it exposed some of the white core of the cardstock, I covered it with Versamark and heat embossed with  a Hologram Embossing Powder that was old and discontinued.  You can find similar EP at WOW and Ranger.  The snowflake negatives were cut out …

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(2017 c83) Winter Scene using I.O., Newton’s Nook, Sizzix, Darice, Avery Elle

This watercolor background was painted with Distress Inks by Ranger  diluted with water.  Next I stamped Newton’s Nook Whispering Pines with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  called  Iced Spruce.  The deer was cut out with Impression Obsession DIE 1 17-6 Sm Deer die.  The snowflakes from Avery Elle, Snowflakes ST-17-27 were stamped & heat embossed with white.  I spattered water on …

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(2017 c81) Winter Wonderland, Impression Obsession, Penny Black, Sizzix

  I had fun coloring the background with cheap watercolors by Crayola. The small trees were cut from green cardstock  with Impression Obsession dies called Fir Trees DIE084-V.  For the largest tree I used Sizzix dies called Woodlands 660978.  I lightly brushed white paint over the branches.  The deer were stamped with Nature’s Friends by Penny …

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(2017 c75) Impression Obsession, Sizzix & X-Cuts Dies for Tags

Today’s Tags were made with dies: Merry & Bright from X-Cuts, Open trees from Sizzix called Woodlands 660978 and Impression Obsession dies called Fir Trees DIE084-V. All were cut out from watercolor paper that had been colored with Colorburst by Ken Oliver. The words were cut from Shimmerz Stack with Merry & Bright by X-Cuts. …

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