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Snap Happy Card


Tim Holtz

Tim Holtz is a signature product designer for various companies in the craft industry including Sizzix® Alterations™, Ranger Industries®, Advantus®/idea-ology®, Stampers Anonymous, Tonic Studios® and Westminster Fibers. Tim plays an integral part in the development and design of cutting-edge crafting products bringing his unique vintage style. As a well-known designer, Tim travels across the country and internationally to educate and introduce people to his world of techniques and philosophy to simply enjoy the journey...

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Print Idea


Using layered shapes created with Sizzix dies makes it easy to design a fun and simple card for almost any occasion. For a special touch, customize it with your own choice of colors and patterns.

Sizzix Die(s) Used

  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Heartfelt
  • Sizzix Big Shot Express Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Framelits Die Set 3PK - Snap Happy
  • Sizzix Big Shot Plus Machine Only (White & Gray)


Other Supplies: Assorted Card, Patterned Paper, Adhesive Foam Strips, Assorted Phrase Stamps, Clear Acetate, Craft Knife, Ink Pad, Rotary Catch Phrase Stamp

  1. Attach a rectangle of patterned paper to the face of a white base card.
  2. Die-cut the medium sized Snap Happy frame from white card and use it as a template to mark out the centre of the frame with a pencil onto the base card.
  3. Use a craft knife to trim around the pencil mark to create an aperture.
  4. To create the shaker box element, attach a piece of clear acetate behind the aperture and use strips of adhesive foam around the aperture on the rear of the card.
  5. Die-cut several tiny hearts from assorted colours and place against the acetate. Mount a square of white card over the adhesive foam strips.
  6. Position and attach the die-cut frame using adhesive foam pads. Stamp a series of sentiments onto white card. Trim each to size with a craft knife and mount onto the base card.