Valentine Pop-Up Card in a Box

I turned my Card in a Box Flower Basket die into a basket bursting full of hearts for my Valentine. To highlight the versatility of this die, I decided to vary the look of the basket part of the card. You can see how it looks with the interchangeable basket weave here. For my Valentine […]

Lynda Kanase Sneak Peek for Sizzix 2019

I am so excited about my newest series of dies and stamps for Sizzix. We are now designing what they call “Chapters” {similar to seasonal themes} instead of collections. What this means is that new designs will be released more often throughout the year but my designs will be part of a seasonal theme rather […]

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 […]

Picture This! Lovely Valentine Card

Here is an extra-special kind of Valentine’s Day card for that extra-special person in your life. Simple, sweet and personalized with extra care. Here’s a quick video followed by step-by-step instructions. First gather all of your supplies: You will need my Lovely set of dies and stamps by Sizzix, SideKick {or BigShot} machine, Instax camera […]

Thank You Notes of Gratitude

I hope people still appreciate thank you notes. It seems a bit of a lost art. I enjoy making and giving handmade thank you notes because I sincerely feel gratitude for the thoughtfulness of others. I made a handful of these little cards and it took me longer to write the sentiment inside than it […]

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 […]

Simple Mini Cards for All Occasions

Today I’m sharing my new Sizzix Mini Album die as the perfect, versatile solution to create simple and quick cards. I originally designed the Mini Album set to work with the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 photos to create an easy mini scrapbook with lots of fun embellishments {see examples HERE and HERE} but now I have found so many other uses such as card […]

Happy Birthday Crossword Puzzle

My sister’s birthday was last month so this card is a bit belated. I had so many different ideas that I wanted to try but the more I thought, the more time passed so I made a card that was inspired by my friend Wendy, a very talented Sizzix art designer using my Alphabet Clear […]

Sizzix Sneak Peek – Clear Stamps

Clear stamps are nothing new to the crafting industry but these are exciting because they are the first ones I designed. Okay, maybe these are only exciting to me but I hope they make your creative life a little more fun. These stamps are also designed to be very versatile because I like to have the […]