By Deena Ziegler

Use the Sizzix Big Shot for your next project to create quick and easy cards for everyone on your list. Anyone would love to receive this handmade greeting with butterflies and flowers for their next birthday. Send a little handmade love and learn to use this great tool that can be used in many different craft projects.

Handmade Cards
Handmade Cards


• Sizzix® Big Shot™ Machine
• Starter Kit (#658300)
• Colored Cardstock of Your Choice
• Patterned Paper
• Ink
• Pearls
• Pop Dots
• Sandpaper
• Twine

Step One
Fold cardstock to form card base.
Step Two
Emboss cardstock and sand to reveal pattern. Mat with complementary-colored cardstock and attach.
Step Three
Lay down 2 lines of glue. Attach pieces of twine. Allow to dry.
Step Four
Die-cut Flowers from cardstock. Ink, layer and attach. Embellish with pearls.
Step Five
Die-cut Hearts from cardstock and attach next to twine to represent leaves.
Step Six
Die-cut Butterfly from cardstock. Ink, layer and attach.


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Step Seven
Die-cut Heart from patterned paper. Ink and attach.

Step Eight
Align Frame over sentiment and die-cut. Ink and attach with pop dots.

Handmade Cards
Handmade Cards