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 […]

Card in a Box, Flower Basket Tutorial

I am so excited about my new Card in a Box, Flower Basket die by Sizzix. It is a 3D card that folds flat for mailing.┬áHere is my video tutorial showing how to make this card. This is my first time ever using Final Cut Pro so here goes! People have been asking for a […]

Valentine Doily Petal Fold Box

Today I’m sharing a sweet petal fold box with a doily accent to delight someone special on Valentine’s Day or any time of the year. {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.} This is made […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Journal Page

I am more of a “wanderer” than a “traveler” so perhaps I should be creating a Wander Journal. The difference is that the eventual destination is more random in spite of pre-planning. But this hasn’t deterred me from starting a journal {which has been difficult to just decide what kind of journal to start}. Gathering […]

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift

Here’s a quick, last minute Father’s Day gift idea that costs very little. The inspiration came to me when I saw my coworkers pinning photos and drawings on their walls. I thought that there must be a better way to highlight the rotating gallery of art and photos without putting holes in the original pieces. […]