Category Archives: Tim Holtz Sizzix Die

(2018 c69) Birthday Shaker

I pulled out one of my older stamps: Hero Arts CG140 Poppy Background.  I inked the stamp by swiping Distress Inks by Ranger.  The shaker window was cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits 660220 Mixed Media Die. Look closely & you can see that I inserted gold vellum in 5 of the honeycomb shapes.  I used fun foam to back the watercolor paper with the die shape cut …

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(2018 c67) Spring Birthday Shaker

I stamped the poppy flower from Stately Flowers 1 by Melanie Muenchinger found at GinaK Designs with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Black WOW Embossing Powder on water color paper.  Then I painted with Distress Inks by Ranger.  I cut the upper right corner with Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits 660220 Mixed Media Die.  Next I masked the poppy and wet the background with water and sprinkled Ultramarine Blue Ken Oliver Color Burst (Watercolor Pigment …

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(2018 c63) Thinking of You

I created the border by cutting Tim Holtz Sizzix Mixed Media 2 Die 661185 two times on the top edge it was cut from outside of cardstock and the bottom one was cut from the inside of the cardstock.  Then I fussy cut the outside edge and  backed it with cardstock that was colored with Distress Oxide Inks by …

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(2018 c51) Happy Birthday Spring Flowers

More experimenting on photo paper: This time I stamped with Alcohol Inks!  As you can see on the left photo, I used the sponge applicator and my Misti Stamping Tool to apply Ranger Alcohol Inks Watermellon, Red Pepper & Terra Cotta  to my stamp and stamped several times!  I used a stamp from Nina Bracket when she was designing …

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(2018 c13) MFT, Reverse Die Impression, Distress Oxide Ink

Gratitude and Encouragement are my words for 2018.  I am grateful for friends and family and here is an encouraging card. I had so much fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Reverse Die Impression tutorial for this card. You can see all my wordy details on the previous post: HERE As you can see on the left, using Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger …

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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 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 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 c45) Summer Butterfly

Background watercolor paper was colored with blue Color Burst by Ken Oliver , then cut out with Sizzix Thinlits Dies, Mixed Media by Tim Holtz 660220.  Another watercolor paper was colored with orange Color Burst and cut out The Happy Birthday  with Sentiments Three by Spellbinders as well as the butterfly  by Spellbinders called Die D-Lites Outrageous Butterfly S2-069 . Challenges entered: DieCutDivas:  Anything Goes …

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