Category Archives: Big Shot

Project ideas using the Big Shot die cutting machine.

Giving Your Envelopes Some Love

Sometimes it is a nice thing to give your envelopes some love and coordinate them with your card. I just finished taking a holiday envelope class at Altenew Academy and I really enjoyed it.  I thought the ideas were fun and there was at least one project that is a perfect holiday idea that I… Read More »

You Can Find Party Panda’s At What Will You Stamp?

Have you seen the Party Pandas stamp set yet? It’s adorable and it is this week’s featured stamp set at the What Will You Stamp Challenge blog. I was invited to be the Guest Designer for the week which I am thrilled about!  They have a talented group of designers and I was excited to… Read More »

Embossing With Layered Thinlit Dies

Today I discovered that I’ve been spelling Thinlits wrong.  I’ve been spelling it with an “e”.  Go figure!   Why has no one corrected me?  I hope that error has not been driving you crazy for the last 5 years!  So sorry if it has.  The future will be better. On to my card…today is the… Read More »

Die Cutting And Ink Blending Techniques

More die cutting and ink blending techniques? YOU BET!! I’m having so much fun playing around with techniques that I haven’t had time for in the past year+, I can’t seem to stop playing! I created 3 cards today using a combination of die cutting and ink blending techniques.   I tried to create a… Read More »

Monochrome Color Challenge And Advanced Die Cutting

Today I’m participating in the SUO Challenge 192: Fun With Just One Color!  I decided to combine that with my homework from the advanced die cutting class I’m taking. I can’t wait to try this technique with a range of colors and different shapes!!!   I just could not resist using these old Stampin’ Up! Layered Hearts… Read More »

Two Must Have Tools To Use With Intricate Thinlets Dies

Stop using wax paper and dryer sheets with your intricate thinlets dies! There is no need to go to crazy lengths to die cut the beautifully detailed thinlets dies that Stampin’ Up! has available.  There are two must have tools that make using those intricate thinlets easy to use without poking out all of the… Read More »