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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ombre Geometric Paper Vase

Today I’m sharing a simple decorative technique using my Tall Geometric Holder die and watercolor paints. The geometric holder assembles very easily but with a little ombre effect, you can make it even more special.   Supplies used: 12″ x 12″ watercolor paper with printed and clear embossed pattern, Geometric Holder, 3-D Tall by Sizzix, […]

Tropicool Twist Box for Summer DIY Parties

Ready to have a tropi-COOL party? Summer is here so start planning for a tropical party escape with warm breezes and some mellow steel drum music in the background. Here is a quick tutorial video on how to make my Tropicool Twist boxes with twisty, trendy monstera leaves on top. After I made this video, […]

Tropicool Slider Card – Basic Tutorial

My new Tropicool Vibes Collection is now available in many local retail shops so I created a quick tutorial on how to assemble my Tropicool Slider Card. This is just a basic assembly video so have fun embellishing the card using the toucan, leaves and phrases.     Hope you enjoy this quick and simple […]

Mother’s Day Stamped Foil Card

Happy Mother’s Day! Today I’m sharing a technique tutorial showing how to stamp with glue and then adding gold foil. I’m using my Mother’s Day stamp by Sizzix for this card. Supplies: Mother’s Day stamps by Sizzix Nuvo glue pen by Tonic Gold foil transfer sheet Watercolor paints Watercolor paper Water brush Broad paint brush […]

Christmas Paper Chain Using Recycled Wrapping Paper

Some of you may remember making chewing gum wrapper chains. You would take the gum wrapper, fold it, hook it on the previous one and eventually make a long chain. It was recycling before recycling became cool. I took the same concept and decided to recycle the beautiful wrapping paper left over after Christmas. Very […]