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A new Sizzix!

Hi Fellow Crafters,

So, I wanted to show you the newest Sizzix machine and found this great video to share with you!

Enjoy!

 

~Sallie

 

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PaperCrafting 101 · Tutorial

Hoop Cards

Dear Fellow Crafters,

Ok, I admit it – I love embroidery hoops! While not a sewer, I instead use the blank canvas to create fantastic cards for all seasons. I suppose the hoop reminds me of a wreath – which I also love for basically the same reasons.  Anyway, I thought I would share what I recently found on the Sizzix site.

Happy Paper Crafting!

Sallie

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word ghosts

Core Values

Dear Fellow Crafters,

Today’s word ghosts will be a bit different. What follows is Sizzix’s 10 Core Values (some of which could be used in any Customer Service Department in America today).

Sizzix’s Core Values
1. We must be the change we want to see – Mahatma Gandhi
2. TEAM- T-ogether, E-veryone, A-chieves, M-ore
3. Be a HERO to our customers
4. Respect all
5. Be the solution
6. Stay committed to your decisions, but stay accommodating in your approach
7. Expect excellence
8. Efficiency is doing things right, effectiveness is doing the right things
9. Plan with a purpose
10. Work happy

 

Sallie

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Gift shaped cards

Dear Fellow crafters,

I am really excited to share this post with you because I love presents! Yes, I know what you are thinking – who doesn’t love presents? Well, these “presents” are for shaping cards. You see, for as long as I have  been card creating, I have always tried to use different shapes for cards. I used to make pumpkin lace-up cards for my son’s class when he was in grade school. I made library return pockets for bookmarks and flowers in baskets and the list goes on. When I found a present rubber stamp with a “removable” lid I was soooo happy. So fast forward to 2016.

In issue 158 of Quick Cards  November 2016 http://www.cardmakingandpapercraft.com/blog/inside-quick-cards-158   there was a template for a present card. So I copied it and used it that year for my holiday cards. I was still on the hunt for something more permanent when I happened upon Crafters CompanionDie’sire Create a Card Accordion Card – Christmas Present Square Accordion Die.  It was great but I had to buy  an overlay also or stamp around the edges. It did make for an interesting card though.

The BEST present was a  Sizzix Dies Stephanie Barnard Framelits Fold-Its Gift which I found by accident while scrolling though Pinterest and I bought it that night! Finally, a die that can be made for all occasions with all different bow and paper colors. I am now in Crafting Heaven!

Happy crafting,

~Sallie