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 […]

Fourth of July Mini Bow

Happy Fourth of July! I wanted to share this simple project to celebrate this American holiday. The simple red, white and blue bow is created using my Paper Clippables die set by Sizzix. I love using washi tape to create the bow because the patterns are small enough to look nice at this scale. Since […]

Christmas Tag with Free Printable Calendar

When I designed my new Picture This! Collection of stamps and dies, one thing that I really wanted was a tag die that was just the right size. It had to be large enough to hold an Instax Mini photo but it had to be small enough to not over power the size of the […]

Father’s Day Gift Tag

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection project for June. This month’s theme is Father’s Day or Fourth of July. I chose to do a quick and easy gift tag for Father’s Day using my Mini Photo Embellishing dies by Sizzix. This post contains Affiliate Links. See details posted above.   I started with some vintage […]

Hipster Santa Christmas Tags – DCC December Link up

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection December link up. What started off as a fun, offbeat project for my December DCC post combining several shapes from my Sizzix Mini Photo Embellishing die collection turned into a great make ‘n take at the recent Sizzix Maker Faire. I started by cutting the kraft paper tag shape using […]

Gel Press Christmas Tag – DCC Blog Hop

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection {DCC} September Blog Hop sponsored by Gel Press. Disclaimer: I received the Gel Press plate to create this project but all opinions are my own. Also featured are my Mini Instant Photo embellishing dies from Sizzix available in October. These are a line of craft dies that cut frames, banners, booklets, […]

12 Tags of 2016 – May Challenge

Check out the inspiring tag on the Tim Holtz, 12 Tags of 2016 site here. The beautiful tag for May was extra special because I was able to use the stamp set that I won in the March Challenge.I love the way the colors came out using a combination of techniques that involved randomness and controlled application. I followed Tim’s […]

12 Tags of 2016 – April Challenge

Since I won last month’s 12 Tags of 2016 challenge, I am determined to participate each month. So here is my tag for the Tim Holtz, 12 Tags of 2016 – April Challenge. I decided to reverse Tim’s techniques a bit and make the tag a mosaic and the bird a textured piece. The bird was a total […]

12 Tags of 2016 – March

Today is the first day of Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere. Spring is my favorite season as the days get longer and warmer. So it was exciting to work on the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2016 to celebrate the season and use bright colors found in the new Distress Crayons – Set #1. Love the […]