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Tim Holtz Stamp and Die Storage Ideas using Scrapbook.com Small & Medium Storage Envelope Organizers

Hello friends! I just wanted to let you know that I have a new video up on my YouTube channel sharing about a new way or option for you to store and organize your Tim Holtz stamps and dies using the Scrapbook.com Small & Medium Storage Envelope Organizers.

Tim Holtz Stamp and Die Storage Ideas using Scrapbook.com Small & Medium Storage Envelope Organizers

When I got these new organizers, I was SO excited when I realized that Tim Holtz stamps and dies fit perfectly in them! I have been looking for a long time for something to store all of stamps. I know many people use the plastic kitchen storage bins, but I personally don't care for the look of those.  These are also a little more eco-friendly since they are made from heavy duty paperboard and they cost a lot less money!

These organizers were originally designed to fit the Scrapbook.com Small and Medium Storage Envelopes. Which are some of my favorite storage envelopes. They are perfect for organizing so many different items from dies to scrap paper and so much more!


Here a few photos of how I have them set up in my craft room! I also love that they fit perfectly in the Ikea Kallax Units.

Tim Holtz stamps fit perfectly in the Medium Envelope Storage Organizer. You can fit 40 in one unit.


The Sizzix Die Envelopes and 3D Texture Fade and Embossing Folders fit in the Small Envelope Storage Organizer. You can easily fit 30 of the die envelopes in one unit.

Tim Holtz Stamp and Die Storage Ideas using Scrapbook.com Small & Medium Storage Envelope Organizers


Are you as excited about this new storage option as I am? If so, run to Scrapbook.com and grab yours. Right now they are having a fantastic sale on all of their organization items.

Supplies

Below you can find the products mentioned in this blog post along with compensated affiliate links to Scrapbook.com. These links are at absolutely no cost to you. When you shop through the links below, I receive a small commission from Scrapbook.com. These commissions help me cover the costs of my blog and other expenses, which allows me to continue to provide you with FREE inspiration and tutorials. If you want to learn more about what an affiliate link is, you can see my full affiliate and product disclosure statement here. Thank you so much for your love and support!

Happy Halloween Card | Tim Holtz Skulls 3D Texture Fade

Happy Halloween Friends! Today I'm sharing my 3rd make from the Tim Holtz Sizzix Halloween Release! This one features the amazing Skulls 3D Texture Fade Embossing Folder combined with the Halloween Bold Text Thinlets.

Happy Halloween Card by Juliana Michaels featuring Tim Holtz Skulls 3D Texture Fade and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

I started off with a piece of Distress Watercolor Paper, cut to 4.5 x 6 inches. Next, I rubbed a Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink Pad over the top of the Skulls 3D Embossing Folder. I placed the paper inside the folder and and ran it through my die cutting machine. By doing this the ink was pressed into the paper as I ran it through the die cutting machine. I repeated this a second time, making sure to carefully line up the embossed paper with the embossing folder. This allowed me to get the image even more black than just the one pass. I then trimmed this down to 4.25 x 5.75 inches.


For a little interest, I splattered the paper with some of the Decayed Mica Stain from the Tim Holtz Halloween Distress Mica Stain Set 4.

To create the sentiment piece, I took a piece of Distress Watercolor Paper, and die cut it using the Happy Halloween sentiment from the Halloween Bold Text Thinlits making sure to save the inside cut outs from the letters to use in the next step. I then trimmed this piece down to 3 x 3.25 inches. I lightly spritzed it with Hickory Smoke Distress Spray Stain and inked the edges with Black Soot Distress Ink. I cut another piece of chipboard just slightly smaller and adhered it to the backside of this piece.

I then took another piece of Distress Watercolor Paper, sprayed it with the Decayed Mica Stain, allowed it to dry and die cut it using the same Happy Halloween sentiment from the Halloween Bold Text Thinlits. I then took the letters, as well as the inside pieces from the first time I die cut the sentiment and adhered them into the openings on the previous piece.


Next, I adhered Hardware Heads that I colored with Pitch Black Alcohol Ink and some bats die cut from black cardstock. The bats are from the Toil and Trouble Thinlets, but feel free to use any bat die cuts you may have.

To finish off the card, I trimmed a piece of black cardstock to 4.5 x 6 inches to mat the embossed paper. For the outer matted layer, I sprayed a piece of Distress Watercolor Paper cut to 4.75 x 6.25 inches with Decayed Mica Stain from the Tim Holtz Halloween Distress Mica Stain Set 4 so that it would coordinate with the die cut letters.


Thank you for stopping by! Are you loving the Skulls 3D Embossing Folder too? I can't wait to try out some of the technique Tim shared during his YouTube Live!

Supplies

Below you can find the products I used to create this project along with compensated affiliate links to Scrapbook.com. These links are at absolutely no cost to you. When you shop through the links below, I receive a small commission from Scrapbook.com. These commissions help me cover the costs of my blog and other expenses, which allows me to continue to provide you with FREE inspiration and tutorials. If you want to learn more about what an affiliate link is, you can see my full affiliate and product disclosure statement here. Thank you so much for your love and support!

Halloween Shaker Cards | Tim Holtz Retro Halloween and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

Did someone say Halloween shaker cards? Yes, please! Today I'm sharing another of the makes I created for the recent Tim Holtz Sizzix Halloween 2022 Release. This is a set of Halloween Shaker Cards using the Retro Halloween and Bold Text Halloween Thinlits. If you've never made a shaker card before I've got you covered. In this post, I'm taking you step by step through my process. Just follow along and you'll be creating shaker cards in no time!

Halloween Shaker Cards by Juliana Michaels featuring Tim Holtz Retro Halloween and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

To get started, I created 3 card fronts using Distress Watercolor paper trimmed to 4 x 5.25 inches. To add the color, I smooshed a Distress Ink pad directly onto my craft mat, sprayed it with a little water and then smooshed my paper into the ink. To speed up the drying process I used a heat tool. The Distress Ink colors I used to create the three backgrounds are Mowed Lawn, Carved Pumpkin and Wilted Violet.


Next, I stamped a spider web onto the card front using Hickory Smoke Archival Ink. The stamp is from the Tim Holtz Life Of The Party Stamp Set. The tool I use for my stamping is called a MISTI (which stands for Most Incredible Stamping Tool Invented) and has been a game changer for me when it comes to stamping.


After the backgrounds were finished, I choose which dies I wanted to combine and centered them on the card front. I used the bottom/shadow layer of the shape from the Retro Halloween Thinlits Set and one of the sentiments from the Halloween Bold Text Thinlits. I used Scrapbook.com Mint Tape (which is a low tack adhesive tape) to temporarily hold the dies in place as I ran them through my die cutting machine.


Next, I die cut the coordinating detailed image from the Retro Halloween Thinlits Set and the same Halloween Bold Text Thinlits sentiment from black cardstock. I used a temporary adhesive to adhere the card front to a piece of white cardstock cut to 4.25 x 5.5 inches. This will later be the card base.


With the card front in place, I then used Distress Collage Medium to glue the black cardstock pieces into the openings and onto the white cardstock.


Here I've removed the card front and you can see the two layers.


Now it's time to create the shaker box/window portion of the card. Cut a piece of clear acetate to just slightly smaller than your card front and adhere it with double sided adhesive tape to the back side of your card front.


Next, cut strips of double sided foam tape and create a frame around the outside edge. This is once again done on the back side of the card front. You have now created your shaker box or window.


Before you begin filling your shaker box, line up the card front and bottom panel with each other and remove just one of the foam adhesive liners to hold the pieces together. Once you have done this, flip them over, lift up the top layer and begin filling your shaker box. I used a mix of sequins and beads from Sizzix.


To seal the shaker box so that the sequins/beads don't fall out, peel up just a small bit of the liner from the foam adhesive strips and fold them outward.


This will reveal part of the adhesive. Press the top layer down onto the bottom layer, grab the liner and peel the rest of it off. Press down once again to completely seal the shaker box.


That wasn't so bad was it?! Here's a look at each of the cards I created.

Toil and Trouble Halloween Shaker Card by Juliana Michaels featuring Tim Holtz Retro Halloween and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

There are 6 different images in the Retro Halloween Die Set, so you could easily make a set of 6 of these cards!

Eeek Halloween Shaker Card by Juliana Michaels featuring Tim Holtz Retro Halloween and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

Boo Halloween Shaker Card by Juliana Michaels featuring Tim Holtz Retro Halloween and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

I hope you enjoyed learning how to create these Halloween Shaker Cards featuring the Tim Holtz Retro Halloween and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits. Thanks so much for stopping by!

Supplies

Below you can find the products I used to create this project along with compensated affiliate links to Scrapbook.com. These links are at absolutely no cost to you. When you shop through the links below, I receive a small commission from Scrapbook.com. These commissions help me cover the costs of my blog and other expenses, which allows me to continue to provide you with FREE inspiration and tutorials. If you want to learn more about what an affiliate link is, you can see my full affiliate and product disclosure statement here. Thank you so much for your love and support!

Tim Holtz Sizzix Halloween | Pumpkin Duo & Spencer Colorize

Something wicked this way comes and it includes the Tim Holtz Sizzix Halloween 2022 Release! This release is totally my jam with all the pumpkins and skulls and other Halloween designs. Today I'm sharing one of the cards I created for the YouTube Live using the Spencer Colorize, Pumpkin Duo Thinlits and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits.

Something Wicked Halloween Card by Juliana Michaels featuring Tim Holtz Sizzix Pumpkin Duo, Spencer Colorize and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits

Something Wicked Halloween Card

When it comes to making cards, I usually start with the background. But not this time. For this card, I started by die cutting all the pieces for the Pumpkin Duo and Spencer Colorize Dies from Distress Watercolor paper. I also cut out the pieces for the lantern using the Candlelight Colorzie (which I believe has been retired).


Once I had all the pieces die cut, I then began adding color. I used Distress Spray Stains for the darker, bottom layers and used the ink smooshing technique with Distress Ink for the lighter, top layers. I used Distress Collage Medium to adhere the layers. Listed below are the colors I used for each piece.

Pumpkin: Scattered Straw, Wild Honey, Carved Pumpkin and Crackling Campfire and for the stem I used Peeled Paint and Forest Moss.
The skull...AKA Spencer: Antique Linen, Pumice Stone, Hickory Smoke and Black Soot
Lantern: Black Soot and Hickory Smoke
Candle: Antique Linen and Old Paper
Flame: Fossilized Amber and Crackling Campfire.


Once I had my trio of embellishments completed, I went about creating the background. To do this, I stamped the skeleton image from Tim Holtz Examination Stamp Set onto a 4.25 x 5.5 inches piece of Distress Heavystock with Black Soot Archival Ink.


I stamped the image a second time onto a piece of masking tape and cut out part of the design as you can see below. I then placed the mask over the skeleton (The mint colored piece is the masking tape) and then stamped over the image using the Tim Holtz Newsprint and Type stamp set using Black Soot Archival Ink.


I removed the mask and trimmed the paper down to 4 x 5.25 inches. I then did some ink smooshing with Old Paper Distress Ink. I then inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink using a blending tool. Next, I tore the paper along the right hand side and adhered this to a piece of black cardstock cut to 4.25 x 5.5 inches.


The sentiment is die cut using the Halloween Bold Text Dies from Distress Watercolor Paper and inked with Crackling Campfire Distress Ink. I also added a stamped sentiment from the Halloween Tiny Text Stamp Set.


Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed this bit of Halloween inspiration featuring the Tim Holtz Sizzix Halloween Release including Spencer Colorize, Pumpkin Duo and Halloween Bold Text Thinlits.

Supplies

Below you can find the products I used to create this project along with compensated affiliate links to Scrapbook.com. These links are at absolutely no cost to you. When you shop through the links below, I receive a small commission from Scrapbook.com. These commissions help me cover the costs of my blog and other expenses, which allows me to continue to provide you with FREE inspiration and tutorials. If you want to learn more about what an affiliate link is, you can see my full affiliate and product disclosure statement here. Thank you so much for your love and support!

Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card Set

I'm back with another mini slimline card set to share with you today and this one is Christmas themed! I don't know about you, but I'm all for getting an early start on my Christmas card making. This is actually the first one I've made this year and it's got me motivated to do some more really soon!
This set is very similar to my most recent Butterfly Thanks Mini Slimline Card Set in how it was constructed. I'll share all the differences below, and if you missed the other card set, make sure to check it out for more details and inspiration.

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Before I get into this card set, I have some super exciting news to share with you! Announcing the first ever Scrapbook.com SBC Fest 2022! 

What is SBC Fest you ask? It's a 2 day FREE virtual event filled with card making and scrapbooking classes from some of the top makers in the industry...including yours truly! Join me on September 16th and 17th for a fun-filled weekend of online classes, crafting and so much more! You can learn more about SBC Fest HERE!


Here's a look at the amazing makers who will be sharing and inspiring you during this event! Are you excited?! I know I am and I can't wait to see you there!

SBC Fest 2022 hosted by Scrapbook.com

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Now let's get on with the making!

Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card Set


This mini slimline card set features some amazing new dies from Scrapbook.com including their new Tall Skinny Pocket and Snowflake Dies which I used to create a coordinating card, envelope and tag!

Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card Set by Juliana Michaels featuring Scrapbook.com Tall Skinny Pocket Dies, Snowflake Dies and Christmas Block Word Dies

Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Envelope and Tag

To create the envelope, I used the largest Tall Skinny Pocket Die to cut out a piece of paper from the Scrapbook.com Christmas Patterned 6x8 Paper Pad. I then but another piece of the paper the same size as the pocket front to use as a back.

Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Envelope and Tag by Juliana Michaels featuring Scrapbook.com Tall Skinny Pocket Dies, Snowflake Dies and Christmas Block Word Dies

I applied Scrapbook.com 1/4" Clear Double Sided Tape to the tabs of the envelope and then attached it to the back piece. With the envelope assembled, I inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink using a foam blending tool.

 

The first thing I did to embellish the envelope was to add some snowflakes die cut from Distress Watercolor Paper using the Scrapbook.com Snowflakes Die Set. I used the ink smooshing technique to give them a vintage feel. To do this, I smooshed some Old Paper Distress Ink onto my craft mat, spritzed them with water and then smooshed the paper into the ink. I then dried it with my heat tool and adhered them to envelope using Distress Collage Medium. I recommend using watercolor paper or paper that is made to stand up to water when using the ink smooshing technique.

Next, I die cut the numbers "25" from a piece of glitter paper in the Scrapbook.com Mixed Metals Glitter Paper Pad using the Tim Holtz Alphanumeric Stretch Lower and Numbers Dies and adhered them. I finished it off by adding the "special delivery" label which is from the Tim Holtz Vintage Holidays Stamp Set, stamped in Barn Door Archival Ink. I then fussy cut it with scissors and inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.


Merry Christmas Tag

To create the tag, I took the Scrapbook.com Nested Tag Die set and used the third size up from the smallest tag to cut a piece of the same glitter paper I used for the numbers on the envelope. I also used this same glitter paper to die cut the Merry die from the Christmas Block Words Die Set and saved the inside/negative pieces. I then cut it again from a piece of paper from the Scrapbook.com Christmas Patterned 6x8 Paper Pad. I layered these pieces along the center of the tag die and adhered them using Distress Collage Medium. I then trimmed the tag down to make it a skinny tag. To finish it off I added some red and white twine that I inked with some Vintage Photo Distress Ink to make it a bit more vintage.


Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card

For the card, I cut a piece of the Scrapbook.com Christmas Patterned 6x8 Paper Pad to 2.75 x 7 inches. I had some scrap pieces leftover from the envelope and added a strip of that along the left hand side. I then added some machine stitching and inked the edges with Vintage Photo Distress Ink.

Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card and Envelope by Juliana Michaels featuring Scrapbook.com Tall Skinny Pocket Dies, Snowflake Dies and Christmas Block Word Dies

To embellish the card, I added some more snowflake die cuts that I created using the same ink smooshing technique as the ones on the envelope. I also added another stamped image.


For the December Tab, I used a tab die from the Scrapbook.com Small Tabs Die Set and ink smooshed it just like I did the snowflakes. The "December" is from the Scrapbook.com Wordfetti December Stamp Set and is stamped in brown ink.


Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed this Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card Set and some early Christmas card inspiration.

Supplies - Merry Christmas Mini Slimline Card Set

Below you can find the products I used to create this project along with compensated affiliate links to Scrapbook.com. These links are at absolutely no cost to you. When you shop through the links below, I receive a small commission from Scrapbook.com. These commissions help me cover the costs of my blog and other expenses, which allows me to continue to provide you with FREE inspiration and tutorials. If you want to learn more about what an affiliate link is, you can see my full affiliate and product disclosure statement here. Thank you so much for your love and support!