Sizzix Mini Photo Embellishing Dies Launch

I am so excited that my first complete line of Sizzix product is officially launching on the site today. I’ve been designing products for other people for six years but this is the first complete line under my branded name. Wow! This is exciting! The inspiration for this collection came from the fact that […]


Halloween Skull – Amazing Casting Product

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Sponsored Blog Hop featuring the Amazing Casting Product/Mold Putty. Be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post.  Alumilite generously supplied the Amazing Mold Putty and Amazing Clear Cast but my reviews are my own true opinions of the product. First I want to say that I had no idea what I […]


Halloween Lantern Lights Flashback – DCC Blog Hop

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection October Blog Hop featuring a Halloween Theme. Here is a simple project to add a little creepiness to any decor. I used this to decorate my office at work. I found the Autumn paper lantern string from Goodwill. I die cut the spider webs out of black cardstock using […]


Glamping + Crafting = Happy Camper

We just got back from a week of glamping. I’m not quite sure if we glamped or camped but I do know that we had a wonderful time in the comfort of our motorhome. I was able to bring along my Sizzix Big Shot machine and my new line of Mini Photo Embellishment dies and […]


Gel Press Christmas Tag – DCC Blog Hop

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection {DCC} September Blog Hop sponsored by Gel Press. Disclaimer: I received the Gel Press plate to create this project but all opinions are my own. Also featured are my Mini Instant Photo embellishing dies from Sizzix available in October. These are a line of craft dies that cut frames, banners, booklets, […]


Distress Crayon Autumn Card – DCC Blog Hop

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop for September. This month’s theme is Fall {or Halloween}. I love the colors of Autumn although I don’t enjoy the shorter days. My project is a celebration of the colors and finding a new way to play with Tim Holtz’s Distress Crayons and his Birch Tree die by […]


Designer Crafts Connection – Fabric Elements by Rebekah Meier

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop featuring the Fabric Elements, Mini paper Quilt Kit by Rebekah Meier. For a chance to win a giveaway prize {see below}, please leave a comment on my blog AND visit the Designer Crafts Connection website and enter using the Rafflecopter widget. This project was a creative challenge for me because […]


Sizzix eClips Blog Hop

Welcome to the #sizzixeclips Blog Hop. This blog hop is near and dear to my heart and I had so much fun creating a project using my Fox design available in the eShape store. At the bottom of this post will be instructions on how you can enter for a chance to win a free […]


Vintage Altered Art Paint Tin – Flashback

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection blog hop for August. This month’s theme is Crafting with School Supplies. Since I am a gatherer of vintage treasures, it only seems appropriate that I use thrifted, vintage school supplies. I started with a used, vintage watercolor tin. I used to love these tins especially when they were […]


Translucent Paper Star Lights

I recently designed a star-shaped box for the Sizzix eClips2 electronic cutting machine. You can find it in the eShape Store HERE. I use this machine all of the time at work and finally had a moment to design the Star Box just for the eClips. This is a 3D Star Box but it has so many more uses. […]