Gifts for Writers | Easy Die-Cut Typewriter Magnets

Great Gifts For Writers | DIY Typewriter Magnets at

If you’re a writer, or you know someone who is, then you’re probably always on the lookout for great gifts for writers!  November is National Novel Writing Month, and I help organize local events for Grand Rapids area writers.  Now that it’s October, we’re in full-on plotting mode to make sure this year’s event is […]

Simple Pumpkin Handmade Card

Simple Handmade Pumpkin Cards at

Okay show of hands: who’s all about pumpkin everything for fall?  That’s what I thought!  Pumpkins are iconic for autumn, and this simple die-cut card can send some fall cheer anyone’s way.  I assembled this little card in about 10 minutes with some of the new Rachael Bright dies for Sizzix, in non-traditional colors – […]

Altered Art Bracelets | A Mixed Media Project

Altered Art Bracelets | A mixed media jewelry project using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® Gelatos® to create tiny, wearable works of art at

Hey guys!  I hope you’re all having a fantastic week.  School starts this week in my neck of the woods, so we are finally settling down into that autumn routine.  I had a chance to spend some time in the studio this week playing with a new product that today’s sponsor, Faber-Castell, sent me from […]

Coffee Lovers’ Resin Necklace Tutorial

Resin Coffee Lovers Necklace Tutorial at

I have a good friend who’s a coffee lover just like I am, and I got obsessed with the idea of making her a coffee-themed necklace.  I love the coffee dies in the Sizzix Tim Holtz line (in fact, I made a coffee-lovers’ card earlier this year using this same die) and realized that die-cutting shrink plastic […]

Glitter Glam Feather Magnets & Xyron Creative Station Giveaway

Glitter Glam Feather Magnets at | Die-cut magnets in any shape you want with the Xyron Creative Station

Hey guys!  I’ve got a fast and fun project to share with you today – these die-cut glitter magnets make up in just 2 minutes, and they will add a bit of glam to your locker, desk, refrigerator or white board.  Xyron Creative Station is sponsoring today’s project and giveaway, and I’m going to show […]

Embossed DIY Treat Boxes

Embossed Treat Boxes at | Great for parties and treats with quick assembly!

Hey guys!  I have a fun new toy to share today – I recently upgraded my Sizzix Big Shot to the Big Shot Plus.  I can still use all my old dies, but with a 9″ cutting width, I can die-cut and emboss much larger areas than before.  Today I’m sharing how easy it is […]