Happy New Year and Welcome 2019!

Happy New Year! Whether you are celebrating with a large gathering or are relaxing at home, this is the time to treat yourself to a little sparkle and pop! Here is a fun idea to ring in the new year with festive party straw toppers. These feature my Cupcake/Straw Toppers dies and stamps set and […]

A Cool Santa Pop-up Gift Card

Gift cards are a convenient way to send the perfect gift to friends and family. Here’s a cool card that adds a little pop to your gift card. For this card I used my Gift Card Holder, Pop-up die as the base and embellished it with the Santa from Tim Holtz’s Cool Yule set. Die […]

Holiday Party Favor Box

As you prepare for the holiday festivities, here’s a pretty way to add an extra treat for your guests. These are made using my Treat Pouch die set by Sizzix. These are quick and easy to make and their unique shape is sure to please everyone. Cut a 1″ x 8″ strip of card stock […]

Gift Card Surprise Slider Card

My Gift and Gather collection for Sizzix is filled with dies and stamps to make gift giving easy all year long. Here’s another card that holds a surprise gift card for some lucky recipient. Just pull the tab at the top to reveal a gift card and pine needles stand up along the front. This […]

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 […]