Barrel Cactus Christmas Treat Box

Ever have one of those craft-related “ah-ha!” moments? I was busy organizing my studio and suddenly came up with the thought that my Barrel Cactus 3D die actually creates a container that could be filled with treats. So I stopped working on my studio and tested out my idea and here is the result. Here […]

Geometric Paper Ice Cream

Here is an end-of-summer Succulent Sunday project using my Geometric Holder die from my Succulent Serenity collection by Sizzix. The die is designed to be a holder for my succulents but I wanted to share a totally different use for this die. Supplies: Geometric Holder die by Sizzix, BigShot die cutting maching, four 12″ x […]

Sizzix 3D Succulent Instax Photo Stand

Here’s a fun way to display your Instax Mini photos with a unique succulent twist using paper, alligator clips and a bamboo skewer. Supplies you will need: Sizzix Big Shot machine, 2D & 3D Succulent die set, Photo Frame & Words die set, Succulent Serenity paper pad, Instax Mini photo, bamboo skewer, alligator clip, liquid […]

Sizzix Barrel Cactus 3-D Tutorial Video

Here is a quick video tutorial on how to assemble my Barrel Cactus 3-D for Sizzix. I included some really helpful tips and tricks that I’ve learned from experience. If you would like a more detailed tutorial, check out the extended Sizzix video: https://youtu.be/HhHveJw0a3I And if you’re in the Southern California area this Sunday, August 20, […]

Sizzix Flat Fold Box – Mini Suitcase

Super simple project using my Flat Fold Box by Sizzix. This little gift box can hold gift cards, business cards and Fujifilm Instax Mini photos which makes it perfect for sharing. And you can make several of these ahead of time and store them flat until ready to use. Supplies used: Sizzix Big Shot Machine […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mini Photo Frame Tutorial and Display

Hello everyone! I wanted to share a fun little video tutorial showing how I made this simple Fujifilm Instax photo display using my Sizzix Mini Photo Embellishing dies, a vintage ruler and some Tim Holtz hardware. The video also shows how you can make a similar project using ribbon and office supplies. Of course I […]

Last Minute Sizzix Valentine Card Stash Buster Challenge

Two days ago, when the Sizzix social media marketing guru asked me if I wanted to make three last minute Valentine’s Day cards using my Mini Photo Embellishing dies, of course I said “yes!” because I always love a good creative challenge. Here’s the video and I included a mini-tutorial and more inspiration behind these cards below. Since […]