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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 […]

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Valentine Birds on a Branch

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection February Link up. The theme is Last Minute Valentines. This project is so simple and fun. These are my Valentine Birds on a Branch delivering hearts to my Valentine. I began by adhering vintage music sheets to Little Sizzles Mat Boards by Sizzix. This is a thick board so the bird’s […]

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Valentine Art Heart Tartlets

I love hunting at estate sales and garage sales. Several years ago, I found these heart-shaped Swedish Tartlet pans. They are small and perfect for assemblage projects. My first project was created using Cranberry Alcohol Ink in the center since this particular tin had some scratches in the finish. I placed three drops of the […]

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Valentine Pocket Page Book – Flashback

I made this Valentine Pocket Page book a few years ago and thought I would share it again in honor of Valentine’s Day. I had designed this Sizzix Pocket Page and Tag die and was so excited since it was one of my first die designs for the company. Now, years later, I still love this […]

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12 Tags of 2016 – February

I am excited to be participating in the February 12 Tags of 2016 hosted by Tim Holtz. First let me begin by sharing my completed card {I made this instead of a tag} to give my Dear Handyman {Dear Boyfriend} for Valentine’s Day. I love the way it turned out but I had a few crafting mishaps […]

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Valentine Fortune Cookie Tutorial

This year, Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day are very close together so I decided to create a project that can be used to celebrate either or both holiday. These easy Fabric Fortune Cookies can be made for a Valentine exchange among classmates or given as a token of endearment for a special Valentine.

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Valentine Hearts and Roses

The fun part of being creative is that everything around you has potential for being something more. Take, for example, this small candy box that I received a few years ago. It only held three pieces of candy just to give you an idea of the size of this box. But it also held a lot […]