Skip to main content

Little Suzy Snowflake

We do not get much (or any) snow in Phoenix Arizona.   I do miss it, being from Pennsylvania.   However, I would rather bask in the January sun than shovel the driveway, truth be told!

I want tell you a story about a little red haired girl who always seemed to be in trouble ....it was the red hair, it stood out and she was often mistakenly charged!   That's my story and I'm sticking to it!


In second grade the little girl was chosen for the lead in the Holiday Pageant and played the role of Suzy Snowflake!   She practiced dancing around the Snowman and children playing on stage.   Perhaps that was the beginning of her true determination to Go on with the Show!

The day came and she was so excited in her frilly white dress, crown and magic wand.  She truly was a Snow Princess that day!

In honor of that performance and the fun that was had, we have some fun Snowflake Tags for you.


These are quick and easy and can be found in our Kits category on the Website.    

We supply Tags, Snowflakes, Tulle, Brads, Ink, ribbon and glitter.    We also add some Snowy images to create additional tags with snowflake embellishments.

It's all about Layering, coat your tag with foil or leaf, color your tag with inks, scrunch up some tulle in your favorite color add a snowflake a brad to hold it all together and VOILA.   You also add a pretty ribbon to hang on the tree or gift bag is you like.  We provide instructions for creating a nice reverse side too.    These are in the Quick and Easy Kits along with some others that are very affordable and include most everything you need to complete the project.

ENJOY and Keep Smiling, 
it makes people wonder what you've been up to!






Popular posts from this blog

DINA WAKLEY Featured Artist

We are SO Proud to present Dina Wakley with her ART and February Tip  (oops, she says she is totally disorganized, so there is HOPE for all of us!)



Dina Wakley is a mixed-media artist and teacher. She loves everything about art: creating it, thinking about it, looking at it, and teaching it. Dina is passionate about teaching art. She teaches both in-person and online workshops.  She is a docent at the Phoenix Art Museum, where she gives tours to school groups and gets kids excited about art. As a Ranger Signature Designer, Dina designs a line of mixed-media art supplies that includes acrylic paints, mediums, brushes, rubber stamps, stencils, and more. Look for the Dina Wakley Media Line by Ranger at a store near you.  Dina's books Art Journal Freedom and Art Journal Courage are available now. Also look for three new North Light DVDs starring Dina, available this month: "Art Journal Mark Making and Throwing Ink," Art Journal Color Courage," and "Art Journal Stenci…

Rolling with my Gel Press

I love experimenting with different ways to create texture and interest on my Gel Press and for many years now I have turned to fun foam to help do this when monoprinting.  I love to team the fun foam with my dies to create my own stamps and texture plates.  I used this techniques for my prints in January that I shared here on the blog. There are lots of dies that have detail, meaning lots of scrap pieces which you can randomly stick onto cardboard giving you a stamp as well as using the actually die cut shape as a stamp.  Another idea is using them attached to a toilet roll to create a brayer like roller was shared at my local scrapbook store and on a video by Birgit Koopsen last year.  I love playing with this method. The toilet roll is slipped over a paint roller handle.


Here you can see some of my texture creations that I have on hand for my play today.

One texture I love is created using a piece of burlap ribbon, which I have stuck onto a toilet roll. My first layer above used th…

The Gift Card Card

Robin here and today I have a project for you that is a fun way to give gift cards or cash.  

You will need two envelopes for this project.  One is what the post office calls the 6 1/4 Commercial envelope.  When I was growing up we just called it a letter envelope.  It's a smaller rectangle than the #10, being just 3 5/8" x 6 1/4".  The other is a standard A6.  I chose the A6 because it fits inside the letter envelope when it's folded in half and it's also large enough to hold a check or cash, as well as a gift card.



With the flap against the body of the envelope, fold it in half from side to side.  Cut the flap in half and trim the inside cuts at an angle so that they don't interfere with the fold or get bunched up. 



Decorate the flap side of your envelope.  This will be the inside of your card.  Fold the envelope again and decorate the side that will be the front of your card.





Cut a panel of card stock to fit inside the 6 1/4 Commercial (letter) envelope.  Att…