November 2012 archive

Sizzix Gingerbread Man Pop-Up!

Here’s a sneak!

Hello Everyone!!!!

Here’s a fun way to alter that Sizzix Bigz circle platform pop-up 3-D die you may have laying around!!! This is such a versatile die and I’ve used mine to create a pop-up Gingerbread Man!!!!

Just click on the picture to see the step-by-step tutorial!


Design Memory Craft, Xyron, and Creative Imaginations: Ómbre Card

Happy Thanksgiving you all!!!

I have an awesome tutorial up on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft blog showing some cool ómbre coloring techniques!!!! Just click on the picture!

Gobble gobble,


Splitcoaststampers Tutorial: Christmas Tree Treat Holder

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Good Morning everyone!

I have a cool tutorial up on! Just click on the pic :)


Deployment Diaries

The day before he left…

Hello Everyone!

First of all, I want to say thank you for dropping in on me from time to time! I am thankful for all your comments and support!

Right now, my life is in transition. My husband recently deployed to Afghanistan where he will be for the next 9 months! I’ve decided to keep track of my day-to-day ramblings here on my blog under the tab labeled “Deployment Diaries“. Feel free to follow along!

I promise to be nothing short of entertaining 😉 sorta-


Pop ‘N Cuts Hostess Gift Set

Hello There!

The Sizzix Design team is showing everyone how to dress up those Sizzix Pop ‘N Cuts Dies!!! You MUST see everyone’s creations on the blog! It’s amazing to see so much diversity with a single product! Visit the blog HERE!

Today, I have another fun video tutorial for you! In this tutorial I’ll show you how to jazz up those Sizzix Pop ‘N Cuts Die-Cuts using stamping, fun coloring, and unique techniques! All in about 5 minutes too :)

Here’s the video:

Here’s the little memo holder I created using the Sizzix Memo Holder Scoreboards XL Die:

To personalize the memo holder, gift caddy, and candle I cut a monogrammed vinyl “H” using my Sizzix eClips and the Ballpark font!

Here’s the card front, which I show you how to design in the video tutorial as well:

I used the following Sizzix Products: Sizzix Pop ‘N Cuts A2 Card Die, Pop ‘N Cuts Thanks Insert, Thanks Sizzlits, Vagabond, eClips & eCAL software

Lawn Fawn Products: Harvest Season Stamp Set, Retro Triple Pack Hemp, Dewey Decimal Paper, Bright Side Paper

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Products: Stampers Big Brush Pen (Nougat), Art Grip Colored Pencils

Thanks for visiting,


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