Shirley Omison

  1. Thanksgiving Craft Projects 2020: Turkey Bulletin Board, Fall Wreath

    Thanksgiving holiday is one of the most amazing times of the year. Expressing gratitude for all you have in life together with your loved ones is the best! There's a lot of crafting fun to be had on this holiday, and that can mean involving the entire family. Doing group projects is a great way to pass the time because it enables conversation and requires teamwork. Here are a few fun projects that might inspire you, with themes of gratitude. It's always a good exercise to stop and think about how blessed you are, and you can do that through crafting. Our crafting friends made these two projects come to life using: Foundations Decor Fall Wreath Cricut Maker Machine Thanksgiving School Bulletin Board thanksgiving turkey school bulletin board project completed This school bulletin board is definitely a head-turner because of the colorful, adorable turkeys. These cute additions will truly catch the eye of everyone who passes by the board, especially children. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, the turkey designs are also easy to make. These turkeys were created using the Maker machine. You can use any Cricut machine with access to the Cricut Design Space. You can find these project images there. Just type in "turkey," and the images will show up in the results. To select multiple projects to work on and cut, hit 'ctrl' and click the image you want if you are using a PC. Continue reading →
  2. Darling Deer & Leaf Print Thinlits Cards, Sizzix Chapter 4 2020 Projects

    darling deer thinlits card front design by Shirley Christmas is just around the corner! Have you started making cards yet? This is a fantastic and fun way to unleash your creative side. Limitless possibilities allow you to add your own touch to every card to make the holiday greeting more personal. There is a certainty that the recipients will appreciate every ounce of extra effort you give into these cards. After all, a handmade greeting card sends a message that you put time and thought into this creation. Your loved ones will feel that you care. Our Christmas dies are the best way to create elegant and unique cards. In this Darling Deer and Leaf Print Thinlits cards post, we feature two artistic die sets (both designed by Tim Holtz) from Sizzix, both from their 2020 chapter 4 release: Darling Deer Thinlits Dies Leaf Print Thinlits Dies Jessie, from our design team, brought these cards to life. She's amazing, but you don't have to be as great as her to create wonderful projects with Thinlits dies. They are easy to use, and they are the only Sizzix dies that you can use to cut, stencil, and emboss. You can use just about any traditional die-cutting machine for these projects, but Jessie used a Sizzix Big Shot. Continue reading →
  3. Santa's Workshop & Arctic Thinlits Cards, Sizzix Chapter 4 2020 Projects

    card made with sizzix santa's workshop thinlits die setby Shirley Ho ho ho! Christmas is soon coming and one of the highlights of this beautiful season is sending and receiving homemade greeting cards. It is a great opportunity to use our creative sides and give a meaningful gift from the heart. A handmade Christmas card sends the message loud and clear, "I care about you." Christmas dies are a great way to get started on your projects. This month we are showcasing two wonderful new die sets by Sizzix. Both are Sizzix Chapter 4 2020 product releases: Santa's Workshop Thinlits by Pete Hughes Arctic Thinlits by Tim Holtz You'll love the way that Jessie (from the CraftDirect design team) brought these projects to life. Thinlits are popular because they are the most versatile Sizzix dies. You can use them to cut, stencil, and emboss. You can try to copy her as much as possible or do them completely differently. That's the beauty of paper crafting: the endless creative possibilities. Continue reading →

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