Christmas DIY Journal

Recently I’ve become enchanted with the idea of starting a journal. My Pinterest board is filled with inspiring images of smaller journals with just the right amount of journaling, photos and drawings. I can see myself gleefully adhering ephemera and doodles to overstuffed pages. So I decided to experiment with the Sizzix Wrapped Journal die […]

Easy Holiday Gift Card Tag

If you have friends and family members that are hard to shop for on your gift list this season then here’s an easy solution. How about a gift tag that holds a gift card? The tag is created by layering a die cut slotted tag on top of a solid tag and then inserting a […]

Sweet Boho Animal Boxes

What do you get when you start with a versatile, self-closing box and add cute little animal faces? You get my sweet Animal Boxes by Sizzix of course! They are so simple to make and can be embellished to be used without the faces but the magic happens when you add the various eyes and […]

Dear Santa Scene Staxs

If you’re familiar with my Picture This! Collection of dies and stamps for Sizzix, you may remember that some of the sets were Christmas themed. Since my entire series of Scene Staxs include the Photo Shaker Box set and this set comes with Christmas phrases, I thought I would design my December Scene Staxs to […]

A Sizzix Thank You Gift Card Holder

So much has been going on behind the scenes recently. The big news is that my new Gift and Gather Collection of dies and stamps by Sizzix is now available. I wanted this collection to be perfect for the winter holiday gift-giving season but I also wanted it to be used throughout the year for […]

Easy Halloween Candy Corn Banner

I don’t remember when or where I got this crazy inspiration to turn my Tropicool Banner die into candy corn as a Halloween home decor piece but I did and here it is. Just like last year when I turned my succulent cactus into a pumpkin HERE, I now turned my tropical banner into a […]

Ghostly Scene Staxs Caught on Tape

Here’s a little ghoulish humor just in time for Halloween. My new Scene Staxs features two charming ghosts having a little Halloween fun. {Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links that pay this site a commission at no cost to the reader when a purchase is made after a click.} You can download the free Ghost […]

Tropical Flamingo Shaker Card

Shake up a little Tropicool fun with this festive flamingo shaker card. Mix and match dies and stamps from both my Tropicool Vibes and Picture This! collection by Sizzix because keeping it versatile means keeping it fresh! {Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links that pay this site a commission at no cost to the […]

Ombre Geometric Paper Vase

Today I’m sharing a simple decorative technique using my Tall Geometric Holder die and watercolor paints. The geometric holder assembles very easily but with a little ombre effect, you can make it even more special.   Supplies used: 12″ x 12″ watercolor paper with printed and clear embossed pattern, Geometric Holder, 3-D Tall by Sizzix, […]

Dapper Fall Fox Scene Staxs Freebie

Here in Southern California, Autumn is generally visible when local pumpkin patches start setting up in parking lots throughout the city. Although I don’t like the shorter days, what I do love about Autumn is that it gives me a cozy theme to start turning into craft projects. So to begin the Autumn crafting season […]