Category Archives: Sizzix Die

(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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(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 c004) Alcohol Ink Birthday

Alcohol Ink background was made following Mindy Eggen’s Wispy Alcohol Ink Tutorial found on Jennifer McGuire’s Blog. I used Yupo “Medium” Paper by Legion from Hobby Lobby,  Ranger Alcohol Inks and Brass Pinata Alcohol Ink.  I embossed a frame into the middle of the background with my new die set called  Double Stitched Rectangle Dies by …

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(2019 c 130) City Scape Christmas

  The snow banks were cut with   Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Boarders and  Lawn Fawn Forrest Boarder.   For Santa’s sleigh  I stamped the image from Winter Skies LF1763 from Lawn Fawn, on repurposed plastic packaging with  Jet Black Stazon Ink .  The cityscape houses were cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix  On The Edge Townscape which has been retired (but …

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(2019 c117) Tim Holtz & Lawn Fawn

See the photos below:  I used my Spatter/Splatter Box to create all the backgrounds including the sentiment strip on the inside.  The sentiment was cut with Tim Holtz Alterations Die set called Celebrate by Sizzix.  And the leaf on the inside is from Lawn Fawn:  Stitched Leaves. The front focal leaf was cut with Sizzix – Tim Holtz …

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(2019 c102) In the FALL we say Adieu to 80 bee hives

Fall Bookmarks for our Bee Keeper friends & their families. See the fronts and backs in the 2 photos below: We offer our little 5 acres to Bee Keepers during the summer to house about 80 bee hives (this is their time away from their main jobs in orange & almond orchards in the winter).  …

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(2019 c82) One Layer Card Thanks

Another ONE LAYER CARD.  See next picture for a better angle to see the embossing of the dies into my cardstock. The steps are the same as in the previous post.  I added blending around the outside and the word die is Thanks Dies by Pink & Main.  In the photo below you can see …

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(2019 c81) One Layer Card

Ok I am CASE ing Lisa at Life Of A BZscrapper today, but with a TWIST:  she had layers of frames but I did everything on one layer of white cardstock and EMPRESSED all my dies and masked to stencil! First I  empressed  the discontinued die from Spellbinders Labels Thirty Eight.  Next I embossed with …

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(2019 c80) ATC Bee Happy

Above:  Front sides of today’s ATCs    Below: Back sides. I started with a discarded piece of cardstock that I experimented: I was trying to stamp the Neat & Tangled On The Edge repeatedly to achieve an ombre effect, but it just didn’t work! As you can see in the photo below, On the left is …

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(2019 c71) Tim Holtz Bookmark

These are pictures of the finished bookmark.  The picture on the left with the date on the bottom is the back and the picture on the right is the front side of the same bookmark which has been encased in plastic with my heat laminator. I cut the flowers out of watercolor paper with Sizzix  …

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