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 […]

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 […]

Fall Felt Fox Cup Cozy

The weather is finally beginning to feel like Fall. On a brisk morning, I am so thankful for a good cup of hot coffee. What better way to share that warm feeling than to make a cup cozy for someone special. I created this simple, no- sew cup cozy, I used my Fox die by […]

Succulent Pumpkin Decor

Here’s another way to use your Sizzix Succulents 2-D & 3-D dies for a totally different look. They look like succulents if you add the spines but, if created without the spines, they make great pumpkin decor just in time for the Autumn holidays. Begin by die cutting ten barrel cactus shapes from the Succulent […]

Sizzix Planner Pages

Today I’m sharing how to use my many Sizzix Mini Photo Embellishing dies and stamps on planner pages. These dies and stamps were designed to embellish both the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 small, Polaroid-like photos as well as various planner pages. These fun shapes work well with or without photos. You can see one example of a planner page […]

Rinea Paper Foil Sponsored Blog Hop

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection November Sponsored Blog Hop featuring Rinea Paper Foil products by GlobalCrafting. Enter to win a giveaway prize on the DCC blog by leaving a comment on my post and using the Rafflecopter widget on the DCC blog post. The paper foil product was supplied by the manufacturer but all opinions are […]

Quick Halloween Mini Photo Album

Halloween at work can be a lot of fun. I prepared a simple photo album using my Mini Album die by Sizzix. I had precut the pages and photo frames in preparation for the fun and spooky costume photos. Here are some quick ideas on how you can use these dies for a Halloween theme. I used several […]

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 […]