Shrinky Dink Succulents in a Die Cut Terrarium

This Tiny Succulent Terrarium was created using my Geometric Holder die and Succulent 2D & 3D dies from Sizzix. This was the first time I had ever used Shrinky Dinks. I must be the only crafty adult that has never played with Shrinky Dinks as a child. To make the Geometric Holder, I die cut […]

Faux-Watercolor Tutorial Using Distress Inks

Have you ever wanted to try watercoloring but held back because you just weren’t quite sure of the technique? Well, here is a quick and simple tutorial that will give you a faux-watercolor look using my Elegant Succulent Textured Impressions embossing folder and Tim Holtz Distress Inks. Below are the step-by-step details. Supplies needed: Big […]

Free July 2017 Downloadable Desktop Calendar

July is here and Summer is in full swing! This month’s calendar includes some of my watercolors with lineart from my Succulent Serenity paper pad for Sizzix. I just love the soft lavender colors, don’t you? Enjoy! Affiliate Links: By clicking on and purchasing through my links, a small portion of the sale price goes […]

Recycled Denim and Paper Succulent Wreath

When I designed my Succulent Serenity dies, stamps and paper collection for Sizzix, I wanted to create something that was simple yet interesting to a wide range of crafters and makers. The 3D designs is one answer to this creative challenge. Here is a super quick wreath created using strips of recycled denim jeans and […]

SRM Planner Stickers

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop sponsored by SRM Stickers. These stickers are specifically designed to be used on planner pages but I discovered they can be more versatile. The stickers were supplied by the manufacturer but all opinions are my own. This post contains Affiliate Links, see details posted above. The small, […]

Succulent Serenity Collection Now Available

I am so excited to share this video announcing the official launch of my Succulent Serenity collection for Sizzix. My collection is now available at your local retailers. I had so much fun designing this collection of craft dies, clear stamps, paper pad and coloring book. Half of the fun is being able to combine […]

Father’s Day Gift Tag

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection project for June. This month’s theme is Father’s Day or Fourth of July. I chose to do a quick and easy gift tag for Father’s Day using my Mini Photo Embellishing dies by Sizzix. This post contains Affiliate Links. See details posted above.   I started with some vintage […]

Succulent Serenity Collection

I am so excited to finally be able to share my new Succulent Serenity Collection for Sizzix. This collection consists of craft dies, clear stamps, a coordinating paper pad and a coloring book. These will be available in stores in June 2017. I will share the many elements of this collection over the next few weeks but I decided to […]

Mother’s Day Magic Card

In honor of Mother’s Day, I created a magical card using my Mother’s Day clear stamp set by Sizzix. The best way to explain the magic of this card is by sharing a little video. I’m rather new at this filming, editing, uploading process so I apologize for the quality but I think you can […]