Monday, January 2, 2023

2023 – Eileen Hull's Sizzix Chapter 1 Release Party!


Welcome to 2023 and the Sizzix Chapter 1 Release Party of Eileen Hull's newest dies. We are celebrating with a Live party and this Blog Hop! Eileen's Teams have been hard at work creating with Eileen's new products and have quite a lineup of inspiration for you. Here is what Eileen has to say,

"Introducing the Chapter 1, 2023 Eileen Hull/Sizzix collection!

Let's start with the ScoreBoards Frame Pocket Journal – this is a Bigz Plus die so you will need a 9” cutting machine. The Journal measures 4 1/2” x 6 1/2” x 1 1/4” with an adjustable spine. What makes this die special are the additional pieces on the die, a pocket to hold ephemera, a frame and flap! These extra pieces may be used in many of my other journals or they can be used independently. The die may also be configured in a few different ways so watch the blog and Facebook live shows for ideas.

There are two Thinlits sets that coordinate with the Journal. You asked for a new alphabet – you got it – and I added numbers too! The Tile Alphanumeric is very versatile because you can use both the positive and negative shapes. Each letter is perforated which makes it easy to create and line up words.

The other Thinlits set is the Library Pocket, ATC Card and Tab Die Set – a journal essential! Use the ATC card die to knock out a bunch of Artist Trading Card bases and add the library pocket to package it up to swap. The Tab die is perfect to add to the Journal pages or on the ATC.

The last item is a 3D embossing folder called Tablecloth which was inspired by a crocheted cotton piece from my Mom. This adds beautiful texture and dimension to card backgrounds, book pages or tags!"

Don't miss the Sizzix Chapter 1 Release Party on Tuesday, January 3rd at 12pm EST!

Find the live Sizzix Chapter 1 Release Party on Eileen's YouTube channel or her FaceBook page! It will be streaming concurrently on both platforms. Eileen will be joined by several of the designers from her Teams so it will be a fun time! UPDATE: Watch the replay of the Release Party HERE.

Yes, there is a giveaway!

Enter the giveaway! Comment in the Release Party video chat and answer this question, "What would you create with these dies?" We loved hearing all your amazing ideas last time and want to hear more! 

Find the list of links to all the Designers' blog posts on Eileen's blog!

Whew! Now that the business is out of the way, let's take a look at the projects I made using Eileen's new dies and 3D Embossing Folder. I'll have a tutorial post later in the month.

First I made a card using the Tile Alphanumeric for the background with embossed Tablecloth and a message pocket cut using the Library Pocket, ATC Card and Tab Die Set.

Next I dug into a journal project with the fab new ScoreBoards Frame Pocket Journal Die. I created a forest themed nature junk journal packed full of forest-y bits and pieces!

Be sure to visit the blogs of the other designers and see all the inspiration! Tune in for the Live Release Party too. It will be fun as always! Don't forget the chance for prizes! ;-) UPDATE: See the video below for a slideshow of all the great projects…

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  1. Love your project,,,especially taken with the alphanumeric page! Excited for todays release party…..Leslie M.

  2. I love how you incorporated the dies within the journal! Beautiful!

  3. I really am drooling over that journal! Well done!

    1. it will soon be in Eileen's hands and you can see it in person probably ;-)


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