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Die Cutting Paper: Spooky Scrappy Cat Halloween Projects

Looking for some great, last minute Halloween ideas?  Kim at Scrappy Cat has you covered!  She has been sharing fun Halloween die cutting project ideas on the Scrappy Cat blog this week.  These projects are so fun I just had to share them with you here as well!  They all feature the fun Halloween & Scaredy Cat eclips cartridge by Scrappy Cat. This Halloween place marker is not only cute but

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Die Cutting Paper: Stephanie Barnard Holiday Line

Hello, Friends! I wanted to share this introduction video for my new line.  This video only shows the Holiday designs that were just released.  I'll share the other designs soon.  :)     Can't see the video? Click Here!     Here's a cute Flip-it Card by my friend, Laura Williams.....   Happy Stamping, Die Cutting and Crafting! Hugs, Stephanie StephanieBarnard.com

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Die Cutting Inspiration: Fall Home Decor with eclips

Hey, everyone! Tamara here! It's been awhile it seems since I've shared a project with you all. Who's been crafting for fall? Anyone else completely shocked that NOVEMBER is here in just a few short days? I am really into making my own home decor items and today I am going to share how you can use vinyl with your eclips machine to create a great fall decor piece like this. To create this

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Die Cutting Paper: Flip-its Enjoy Each Moment Card

Today I want to share a tutorial with you for this card I made featuring dies by Stephanie Barnard and Hero Arts.  This is the first card I have ever create using one of Stephanie's Flip-its dies and I have to say I loved how easy and quick it was to create an interactive card. To embellish the card I used Framelits dies, included Framelits sets that feature coordinating stamps by Hero

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Die Cutting Inspiration: I Spy Saturday!

Hi everyone! I had fun scouting around the internet for great Sizzix projects! Check out this trio of oh so perfect bags by Margit Alles using the eclips and the 656856 Albums, Bags & Boxes cartridge. Here is an adorable 657586 Circle Flip-its die card from Laurie Clout.   Last but not least I have a couple of yummy cards from Angela Maine using the 656927 Tattered Leaves die.

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Die Cutting Fabric: Sizzix Quilting & Applique

Yesterday I shared with you my review of Ebony Love's book about die cutting fabric, The Big Little Book of Fabric Die Cutting Tips .  Today I wanted to share with you a little more information about Sizzix's Quilting & Appliqué collection. Sizzix.com has an entire page dedicated to quilting and appliqué.  You can find that page at: http://www.sizzix.com/shop/sizzixquilting.  On that

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Die Cutting Paper: A Halloween Craft {for varied skill levels}

Hello everyone! It's Tiffany here with a fun Halloween craft I designed for a girls' night crafting party that combines both traditional and electronic die cutting! If you have friends or children with varied skill levels, this is the project for you! To begin, die cut the Movers & Shapers In The Bag L Die.  After die cutting, position the bags on your eclips cutting mat. The main face of

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Die Cutting Paper: Memory Game

Hi everyone! Today I (Anna-Karin) have a little project to share, which is a bit different from what I often do. I've had fun trying out different ways of using Eileen Hull's Candy Drawer ScoreBoards die, turning it into a chest of drawers, a gift box, a shadow box and here into a children's memory game. I used a lot of smaller dies on the project too. It is a fun project that lets you use your

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Die Cutting Paper: Halloween Vintage Fringe Tree

Hi everyone!  I know we're at the final week before Halloween, but I thought I'd squeeze in one last Halloween project and one that is easily adaptable to fit any holiday, (including Christmas) wink! I adore all things vintage and since the Sizzix Cone Pro die is one of my favorite dies, I thought it would make a super cute vintage Halloween tree.   This was very simple to make and below

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Die Cutting Paper: Merry Christmas Flip-It Card

Hello, Friends! My new Holiday Collection is now in stores!  However, there are a few Holiday items, the rest are everyday items.  ;) Here's a card by my friend, Jeanne Streiff using one of the new products from this line. Here's what the stamps look like in this set: The best part about my stamps are that they are PROUDLY made in the USA. :) We use only the highest quality

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Die Cutting Techniques: Textured Impressions Glue Sheets

Today I have a fun technique to share with you from our friend May Flaum.  May loves techniques and was so excited about this one that she wanted to share it with our Sizzix readers.  This technique is not only out of the box, but also really fun to do!  It totally takes me back to what fun it was in grade school playing with glue!  Enjoy- Tammy From May: One of my favorite tricks is to

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Die Cutting Fabric: The Big Little Book of Fabric Die Cutting Tips

Book Review: The Big Little Book of Fabric Die Cutting Tips by Ebony Love I began my crafty life as a young teen learning to sew.  It was really my first crafty love.  I have sewed all kinds of projects since them from clothing, to ice skating costumes, to home decor and bedding.  Over the years I have continued to sew but really shifted my crafty focus to working with paper and

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Die Cutting Paper: "Sweet" Halloween Treat Bags

Hello everyone! Today, I have some "sweet/shabby" Halloween treat bags and a bonus place card to share with you. These little gems are so easy to assemble. So, with that being said, I don't have a lot of "how to" pictures... just the assembled pictures to walk you thru because they ARE THAT EASY! To make the bags, die cut four Sizzix Movers & Shapers L Die - In The Bag from kraft

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Die Cutting Paper: Celebrate Card & Framelits Storage!

Hi everyone! I have an scallop card for you today using a 565431 Movers & Shapers Pro die (A6 & Cupcake) and 657919 Words & Tags Framelits/stamp set card. This is one of my favorite card dies. It's a Movers & Shapers die so you can either leave it plain like I did on this card or have fun cutting shapes into the card with one of the many Sizzix Movers & Shapers magnetic dies. You can see all

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Die Cutting Paper: Spooky Halloween House

One of my favorite things to do with Sizzix dies is to cut out a range of materials and then go to town with techniques. Inking, painting, embossing, sanding...I love it all! And I love how different treatments can give a die cut so many different looks. Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year, and I was inspired to make this little decoration using some of the new Alterations

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Die Cutting Paper: Christmas Card Time!

Hello, Friends! Wow, what a weekend I had!  I think I'm still recovering!  I spent the weekend at the Scrapbook Expo in Ontario, California.  It was such a blast to spend so much time with scrapbookers, stampers and papercrafters. I love to share my joy of paper crafting and especially of Sizzix products!  It's so fun to share the Big Shot machine with someone that has never seen it before!  {

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Die Cutting Fabric: Apple Core Pincushion

I must start by admitting that I got sidetracked.  I was intending to stitch up something quilty using the Sizzix Apple Core Die, but my mind got to wandering and I decided that I simply had to make actual apple cores!  I made these adorable apple core pincushions by die cutting fabric using bits of three different dies.   In addition to the Apple Core which was used to cut the pincushion

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Die Cutting Paper: Happy Ghosts

Hello Sizzix Bloggers -- I'm really excited to bring you this fun tutorial I created using a Spooky die from Sizzix, but first I guess I should introduce myself. I am Catherine Scanlon - an author, blogger, card-maker and all around crafter. I've been working in the industry for about 10 years and work from home crafting, blogging, art journaling and teaching classes at My Creative Classroom. I

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Die Cutting Paper: Textured Impression Brayer Technique

There are lots of ways to use Textured Impressions but I thought I would show you one that’s just a bit unique. This process allows one to have more than a monochromatic look. For best results with this technique, select a Textured Impression that has a fairly busy design and is continuous across the entire folder. Apply the ink pad directly onto the “female”

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Die Cutting Paper: Beware Pop `n Cut Card Tutorial

Hi everyone! Gretchen here and I’m getting ready for Halloween by sharing a tutorial creating this Beware card. I’m using some cool Halloween dies from Sizzix as well as a new Square Ornate Frame Pop `n Cuts Insert that was released this month. The fabulous Karen Burniston, a licensed designer for Sizzix, has a ton of new dies available this month, both regular Bigz dies and Pop `n

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Die Cutting Paper: Trick or Treat Tag

Hi everyone! Jan here today, to share a Halloween tag. I never get tired of creating for Halloween; I think it's the colors that I love! I have used two of my favorite new Sizzix fall releases to create the tag I am sharing with you today.  This tag is a little larger than your normal size.  Ranger has two new sizes of tags; this one is the #10 and measures 4.125" x 8.5".  I die cut the

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Die cutting paper: Fun Halloween decor!

I can't believe October is here already! The weather should be cooling off soon and the leaves should start turning colors. It's all a signs that Halloween is right around the corner. Last week I received some amazing dies from Sizzix! This little Sizzlit was among the box. Super cute don't you think? And so many possibilities! I couldn't wait to start die cutting with it! I decided to

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Die Cutting Paper: Framelits Fun

Hello, Friends! It's no surprise that I'm in LOVE with Framelits.  I still remember this first time I tested die cutting a Framelit with a stamped image.... I think a tear fell from my eyes..... I knew Framelits were going to be HIT. Being able to see exactly where you are die cutting....what a breakthrough for stampers and crafters! Here's one of my new Framelit sets....It's quickly becoming

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Die Cutting Inspiration: Happi Squirrel

How sweet is this 657696 Squirrel & Flower die? I'm having so much fun making shaped cards with the animals from Dena Designs for Sizzix. Score and fold cardstock and die cut to make your card base. Die cut patterned paper. Sponge with grey ink (I gave the tail some extra shading. Assemble card. Dena Designs Sizzix Bigz Die -

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World Cardmaking Weekend Live Stream Event

Hi everyone! Eileen here with a Halloween card for you. I will be doing a live stream event at 12:30 EST and would love for you to join me as I show how to make it.  This event is sponsored by Charity Wings to raise money for their Arts Center.  For more information, go here. The event runs from noon to six PM EST and there will be lots of giveaways and great tutorials from crafty

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Die Cutting Inspiration: BasicGrey Nordic Holiday

BasicGrey + Sizzix is a winning die cutting combination!  Each new release brings more and more great designs that are perfect for a wide range of crafting projects!  With the release of the new Nordic Holiday collection, customers will find that not only does the collection of have great designs, but are also a great value with each die or embossing folder including a bonus item! Our

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Die Cutting Supplies: More new products coming soon!

Last Saturday I brought you some new product previews from Hero Arts, Vintaj, Framelits, and Textured Impressions.  Today is the last day to comment on that post for a chance to win a fun Sizzix prize pack.  If you haven't commented or missed seeing those new collections, check out the post HERE. This time of the year is packed full of new product releases!  Today I am back with more new die

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Die Cutting Inspiration: New Vintaj Instructional Videos

Our friends at Vintaj have created two new instructional videos that show just how easy it is to create one of a kind jewelry pieces using Vintaj's wide range of products, including their Sizzix DecoEmboss and DecoEtch dies.  If you are new to Vintaj, get ready to be impressed!  Their products are amazing and so easy to use and the finished effects, stunning!  Take a look at the videos below

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Die Cutting Classes: Pop-up Classes for The Collins Rep Group event

It's been quite busy in my craft room (and spilling out into the dining room and all the way to Gretchen's house) preparing class kits for The Collins Rep Group Fall Education event in Orlando this weekend. This education event is for retailers to learn techniques with the latest manufacturer releases and then take those projects back to their stores as samples and class ideas. On Friday I will

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Die Cutting Paper: Framelits Friend

Hello, Friends! Today I have another great card to share with you using my new leaf stamp with matching Framelits Dies, one of my new Label Framelits Dies and my new heart Framelits.  I love how designer, Jeanne Streiff used them!   Don't forget, these heart Framelits coordinate with my heart Flip-it Card die!  :) Instructions: Create card with pink cardstock. Use Chocolate ink to

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Die Cutting Paper: Steam Punkin' Tag

Hello, Ronda here to kick off October with my "Steam Punkin" tag.  I really love to create Halloween crafts and decor and Sizzix makes it easy with all their holiday dies.  This steam punk pumpkin is easy to assemble and adds that whimsical touch I just love. I start with a piece of grunge board, a sheet of metal foil tape, and Tim Holtz Pumpkin Jack Sizzix Die.  I like to add the tape to

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