Choosing a Guillotine Paper Cutter

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A Few Tips to Help When Selecting a Guillotine Paper Cutter

There are several paper cutter styles for the scrapbook craft person to choose from. The type you choose will be a personal preference. One we enjoy is the guillotine paper cutter. Most of us became familiar with this handy tool when we were in grade school, or maybe at the office. This style of paper cutter has morphed from a school/business machine to a number of choices available, at reasonable prices, to the home paper crafter.

These super handy cutters make cutting a single sheet to several sheets of paper a snap. They provide a clean crisp straight cut. As you look to purchase one of these devices, we’re sharing some tips and ideas to consider in your selection process.

• What is the size of the paper you will most frequently be cutting? The size of the paper you plan to cut is an important issue. As a scrapbook creator, you most likely will be cutting 8½” x 11″ or 12″ x 12″ materials. However, there may be times when you need to work with a larger item. In making your decision you need to consider that possibility and determine if paying a little more for a larger cutter is worth the expense. You gauge the size of the paper you can cut by the length of the cutter’s base. You won’t be able to easily cut paper longer than your cutter base. This is a crucial fact to consider when you look at cutters. The cutting arm may extend beyond the cutter’s base which can then tear longer material you may be cutting. The base, should also be firm to allow for smooth cuts. A flimsy base will not give you the accurate cuts you want.

    • At the head or back of your cutter you’ll want a sturdy back stop that has rule marks to assist you in cutting the right size. Also, the cutting base should have ruled grids that can also help you in making those precise cuts you may need. They also allow for consistent cuts of the same size.

• How many sheets, or maximum thickness of a sheet can you cut at once? The primary feature of a guillotine cutter is in their ability to cut multiple layers or sheets at one cutting — called cutting capacity. This is a favored reason why some people prefer this style cutter. This ability saves time, and provides multiple cut sheets of uniform size. Like considering paper size, the number of sheets you wish to cut is equally important.  Generally the more sheets a cutter can accommodate, the sturdier the cutter must be, and the more expensive the cost.

    • For cutting quantities of more than a dozen or so, you’ll want to consider a “stack cutter” which can slice a whole ream’s worth with one cut. For the home craft user, however, this may not be needed. In the event you have occasion for such a need, consider paying a print service. Most of print shops have cutting machines that will handle large quantities of paper.

• What additional features do you need or want? Considering the primary function of a guillotine cutter is pretty basic–to cut straight line cuts. Their construction is based on that fact. The base will most likely be made of wood, metal or a plastic material to give it a firm platform. As noted above, you should look for a model that provides a ruler on the back stop and measurement grids on the base platform to help in gauging the size cut you may need.

Other helpful features can include:

1. an adjustable paper stop to help set the same size cut for multiple cuts while doing large quantity projects;

2. a clamp that will help keep your material in place as you cut;

3. an illuminated cutting line (on the more expensive models).

All in all the features you choose for your guillotine cutter will help determine how easy you may find your cutting jobs to be.

guillotine paper cutter with finger guard 150x150 Choosing a Guillotine Paper Cutter Safety Issues. There is no place like using good ole’ fashion common sense than when using a paper cutter. The guillotine paper cutter has been designed to cut things with ease. That having been said, serious injuries can occur if you’re not careful when using this machine–fingers can get in the way. When selecting the right cutter for you consider some of the safety features that can come with them. There may be an added cost to have these safety features, but the cost may well be worth avoiding a serious injury. Consider these safety features as you select your cutter:

1. a spring loaded blade that will help prevent the blade from falling down while you may be adjusting paper in the cutter;

2. a latch to secure the blade down along the base when you’re not using the cutter;

3. a finger guard–generally attached to the base that runs along the entire length of the cutting base. This will help protect fingers during the cutting process.

• Value of a Brand Name. There is perceived expectation of benefit and value when you consider buying a brand named item. Guillotine paper cutters are no different. There is always some implied quality and value when youpurchase a product backed by the reputation of a good quality company. As you contemplate the purchase of a cutter, give consideration to a brand name that has the features you are looking for, and at a cost you can afford. Quality, as implied with a brand name, often comes with a price to match. Some brands you may wish to look at would be (no specific recommendation is being made here): Martin Yale, Akiles, X-Acto, Dahle, Westcott and Swingline.

• Look for a cutter that has a fair warranty. As noted above, there is some implied benefit to purchasing a brand name product. The reputation of the company often tells us the quality level we should expect from the item we purchase. That having been said, purchasing a guillotine paper cutter that has a written warranty would be a plus. Most warranties are noted to last for at least a year. If one comes with one of longer duration that would be a plus.

Guillotine cutters are a great tool to have in your array of paper crafting supplies. Having the right one for you will be very important as you tackle your scrapbook or paper craft projects. The cheapest may not always be the best. Shop around for those with the features you feel you need. Look at reviews, consider recommendations of friends and other crafters. Having the right guillotine paper cutter will help you enjoy your crafting and make things a bit easier.

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Themes For Scrapbook Pages

Every Scrapbook Has A Theme or Topic of Focus

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One of the first tasks you must under take when constructing your scrapbook and its pages is selecting themes.   A theme designates what your scrapbook or pages is all about.  As you contemplate this task, consider these elements: 1) What is the overall purpose of the scrapbook? 2) Who is the scrapbook for–who will be viewing the book? and 3) What and who should the book be about?

The process of selecting a theme, topic or premise of your work will often take place as you sort through your photographs.  Groups of photos with similar focus or attention may be your starting point.  Or, you could decide on a subject or idea, and then look to see if you have sufficient snap shots to create a page or pages.  Sometimes this process just happens in a normal sort of way . . . other times you have to do some thinking and projecting to find a theme to use.  For the most part, the pictures will do the talking.

You don’t have to be constrained to the pre-packaged theme kits you can buy at your local craft store, although doing so might be a good first start.  Unfortunately, they are limited in scope and what your particular needs may be.  That means you need to be creative . . . designing your own.

Here are some general themes to help you get going.  This is not a comprehensive list.  As noted above, your stock of pictures will do more to direct you to the specific and special themes you will want to use, but these ideas will help–especially the beginner:

  • Heritage/Family – This can be a general–all inclusive–theme, or you can break it down to correspond to your family tree. Further breakdowns could zero in on single individuals: parent(s), sibling(s), child(ren), etc.
  • Travel – You could arrange books and pages in a chronological order, or by specific locations or areas visited.
  • Holidays/Special Occasions - Again, you could arrange books and pages by the specific Holiday or Special Occasion, or chronologically.
  • Birthdays – You could do them by individual or by month (especially when there may be several birthdays in a month for different family members).
  • Graduations/School Promotions – These could be for each individual event, or inclusive of several events per individual, i.e.  promotion from elementary to middle or junior high school, promotion to high school, graduation from high school, college or technical/applied school, etc.
  • Anniversaries
  • Reunions – Family, school or other group gatherings.  These could be created for each reunion gathering, or in some chronological order.
  • Pets – Nearly all of the opportunities that apply to humans could also be subjects for pets and animals.
  • Seasons – This broad topic could incorporate many of the titles noted above.
  • Hobbies or Special Events – Occasionally we have unique or special things that happen in our lives we want to capture.  We may want to capture highlights of our personal interest and hobbies.

This list could easily go on, but the intent here is to give you some ideas to get going.  Your own needs and imagination will be the best guide.  There are not hard and fast rules here.  Do what you feel makes the most sense as you tell your stories in your scrapbooks and scrapbook pages.

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Easy Steps To Starting A Scrapbook

A Scrapbook Beginner’s First Challenge:
Where To Get Started?

Okay, you have a bunch of photographs . . . some old and some new.  You feel this sudden urge to put them all in a scrapbook.  Then comes the age old question for novice scrapbook crafters, “Where do I begin?”  As a newbie to the craft you want to keep things as simple as possible in the beginning.  Here are some simple ideas and helps to get things “kick-started.”  These suggestions, while simple in concept, will require some time and thought.  What you need to do first is create a plan and follow it.

Be sure to check our Alpha Listing above to find specific articles that address these concepts individually and in more detail.

Organize Your Photographs

 

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Your goal or focus here is to select and organize your photographs into groupings that have some similarity:  scenes, people, things, etc.  You need to know what you have to work with.  If you have any sizable amount of photos this task can take some time.  How you organize them is really up to you.

To help you in this process, have containers you can put each category or grouping into and put a note or label with them so you know what they are.  This will help you a great deal as you engage in creating your pages and books.  The more definitive you make your categories or groupings the easier things will be in selecting themes or a focus–whether for a page or for an entire scrapbook.  Remember, however, the more you defined your groups or categories are to be, the more time it will take you.

Select Themes For Your Scrapbooks and Scrapbook Pages

topper 1 Easy Steps To Starting A Scrapbooktopper 2 Easy Steps To Starting A ScrapbookOnce your photographs have been organized you need to consider the themes, title or topper you want to scrap your book or pages to.  Some themes will be immediately recognizable from the pictures themselves, others may take a bit of thought and creativity.

topper 3 Easy Steps To Starting A ScrapbookStart with the theme of your scrapbook first.  Next you may need to break your book into sections if you are using more than one defined theme:  vacations may include more than one, or events, or holidays, etc.  Lastly, identify themes for individual pages.

 

Plan Your Scrapbook Book and Page Layouts

sketched scrapbook layout title Easy Steps To Starting A ScrapbookWith your photographs organized and you’ve selected appropriate themes for your book and pages, you can now focus on the general layout of them as you would like them to appear.

layout sketch2 Easy Steps To Starting A ScrapbookHand sketch is the easiest way to get a general view of how you would like your book and pages to look.  In the case of the book, you simply need to determine if you are going to combine themes or make a single themed book.  If you choose to make a multi-themed book you’ll need to insert some dividers to denote the changed theme or focus.  For pages, you want to denote where the pictures will be placed, where your journal entries will be placed, and where your embellishments should go.

embellishment wedding theme Easy Steps To Starting A ScrapbookEmbellishments need to be considered that work with your theme, the paper and your photographs.  Used just enough to add interest and attention to your page.  Don’t be garish or over due them.

journaling Easy Steps To Starting A ScrapbookJournaling is essential to each page, because viewers may not recognize individuals, places and things as you would.  Jot down on paper what you feel is important to say about these elements.

 

 

At least now you have some idea of what it takes to get going on your own scrapbook project.  Scrapbooks are not a “happening” but are a “process.”  You will surely spend more time and effort learning more of the details and methods of creating your masterpieces.  Good Luck, and Get Going!!!

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Martha Stewart Crafts – Punches

Die-cut Punches
from
Martha Stewart Crafts™

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The use of die-cut punches provides scrapbook crafters with tools to add clarity, frivolity or a touch of elegance to your scrapbook page and personal card creations. Martha Stewart, a well respected name in the craft industry, offers a wide array of punch options to choose from. We have tried to share a simple view of most of what she has to offer in punches. You can view the die-cut selection to decide if there is one you’d like to have in your repertoire of punches. Click on the photo and you’ll be taken to an online site where you can purchase that punch at a very good price, or you may choose to try and find it at your local craft or scrapbook supply store.

Note: These punch tools can be sharpened by punching through aluminum foil or lubricated by punching through waxed paper.

Martha Stewart Crafts
Punches

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Arch Lattice Edger Punch

This punch creates a beautiful border design with die-cut and embossed details. This Arch Lattice edger punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Arch Lattice edger punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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3-in-1 Classic Butterfly Punch

This easy and fun-to-use 3-in-1 Classic Butterfly craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. You can use this punch for confetti as well. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Monarch Butterfly
Edge Punch Around the Page

This punch creates a beautiful with die-cut border design design. This Monarch Butterfly edge around punch with the matching corner punch (sold separately) makes an elegant continuous border design. You can also use this punch alone. This punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Monarch Butterfly edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns. Also, this edge punch features fold able wings for convenient storage in standing position.

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Bumble Bee Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Bumble Bee craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Glassene Butterfly Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Glassene Butterfly craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs from paper, cardstock, felt, foam sheets, thin metal, and more. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Monarch Butterfly Corner Around The Page Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Monarch Butterfly Corner craft punch with the matching edge punch (sold separately) creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs, that together provides a continuous design around all four sides of your craft project. This corner punch is great too when used alone for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects.

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Monarch Butterfly Corner Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Monarch Butterfly Corner craft punch with the matching edge punch (sold separately) creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs, that together provides a continuous design around all four sides of your craft project. This corner punch is great too when used alone for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects.

MS monarch Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Monarch Butterfly Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Monarch Butterfly craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Butterfly Stamp and Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Butterfly craft stamp and punch has two different functions: one creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs; while the other provides a stamped bird image. This punch and stamp is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. The stamp and punch can each be used separately for more fun options. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Medium Classic Butterfly Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Classic Butterfly craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Crown Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Crown craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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1″ Scalloped Circle Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Scalloped Circle craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. You can create neat scalloped circles from paper, cardstock, cardboard, felt, foam sheets, thin metals, and more. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch also makes a great background for a smaller shape or decorative stickers.

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Pointed Circle 1″ Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Pointed Circle craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. You can create neat pointed circles from paper, cardstock, cardboard, felt, foam sheets, thin metals, and more. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch also makes a great background for a smaller shape or decorative sticker.

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Corner Rounder Punch

This easy and fun-to-use pointed Corner Round craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. You can create neat pointed circles from paper, cardstock, cardboard, felt, foam sheets, thin metals, and more. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects.

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Cosmos Punch

This fun and easy to use Cosmos craft punch creates a crisp, perfectly shaped cut-out from paper, cardstock, cardboard, felt, foam sheets, thin metals and more if not too thick. You can layer or combine this shape with others companion Cosmos shapes: Hydrangea and Rose Leaf punches to create spring or floral themed embellishments. Use on cards, scrapbook pages, invitations and other paper craft projects.

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Checkerboard Edger Punch

This punch creates a beautiful with die-cut Checkerboard border design. This border punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Checkerboard edger punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

Note: The shape will remain connected to the paper after punching.

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Daisy Fan Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Daisy Fan die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Daisy Fan punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Medium Layering Daisy

This easy and fun-to-use Layering Daisy craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. You can make your own dimensional daisy embellishments by stacking layers of petals. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Double Loop Weave Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Double Loop Weave die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Double Loop Weave punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Doily Lace Trim Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Doily Lace die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Doily Lace punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Dragon Fly Medium Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Dragon Fly craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Double Embossed Elephant

This fun craft punch creates a cute Elephant with die-cut details, and an ear that you can bend. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. The tool stands upright for easy access and storage.

Note: The shape will remain attached to the paper. Pull gently to lift out the elephants ears.

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Vintage Doily Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Vintage Doily die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Vintage Doily punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Eyelet Lace Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Eyelet Lace die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Eyelet Lace punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Floral Vine Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Floral Vine die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Floral Vine punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Flower Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Flower craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped tulip cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Large Flower Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Large Flower craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs with with embossed details and fold-up petals. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Fleur De Lis Medium Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Fleur De Lis craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Flowers on a Vine Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Flower on a Vine die-cut border design up to two-and-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Flowers on a Vine punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Flower Bed Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Flower Bed die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Flower Bed punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Garden Trellis Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Garden Trellis die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Garden Trellis punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

MS 3 in 1 hydrangea Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

3-in-1 Hydrangea Punch

This easy and fun-to-use 3-In-1 Hydrangea craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs of three tiny hydrangea blossoms. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. These punch outs can also be used for confetti. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

Note: The shape will remain attached to the paper. Pull gently to lift out the Hydrangea petals.

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Heart Chain Punch Around the Page Set

This Martha Stewart Crafts™ Heart Chain Punch Around the Page Combo Set will create a beautiful die-cut border along all 4 edges of a page. Guides printed on the tools ensure precise alignment for a perfect continuous pattern. You can also use the corner punch and edge punch individually, to create single-edge borders and decorative corner designs. This Set Heart Chain punch around edger punch is a great tool for adding an elegant border for cards, scrapbook pages, invitations and other paper craft projects. 2 pieces.

MS heartbeat Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Heartbeat Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Heartbeat die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Heartbeat punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Happy Birthday Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Happy Birthday die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Happy Birthday punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Holiday Lights Deep Double-Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous two-sided die-cut border design up to two-and-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Holiday Lights deep double-edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This Holiday Lights punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Ladybug Punch Around The Page

This punch creates a continuous Lady Bug die-cut border with the matching edge punch (sold separately) creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs, that together provides a continuous design around all four sides of your craft project. This Lady Bug punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

MS lady bug corner Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Ladybug Corner Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Lady Bug Corner craft punch with the matching edge punch (sold separately) creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs, that together provides a continuous design around all four sides of your craft project. This corner punch is great too when used alone for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects.

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Ladybug Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Ladybug craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs with die-cut details. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

Note: The shape will remain attached to the paper. Pull gently to lift out the ladybug.

ms leaves and branch Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Leaves and Branch Deep Edge Punch

This punch creates a continuous Leaves and Branch die-cut border design up to two-an-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Leaves and Branch punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

ms medallion Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Medallion Medium Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Medallion craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Ribbon Bow Medium Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Ribbon Bow Medium craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

ms snowflake Trim Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Snowflake Trim Deep Double-Edge-Punch

This punch creates a continuous two-sided die-cut border design up to two-and-a-half times the size of a standard edge punch. This Snowflake Trim deep double-edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, and other paper crafts. This Snowflake Trim punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Scallop Dot Edge Punch

This punch creates a beautiful die-cut scalloped border. This Scallop Dot edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Scallop Dot punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Scallop Embossed Edge Punch

This punch creates a beautiful die-cut and embossed detailed scalloped border design. This Scallop Embossed edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Scallop Embossed edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Star Border Edge Punch

This punch creates a beautiful die-cut star border design. This Stars edge punch is a great tool for adding a themed border for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Stars edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Stars Edger Punch

This unique punch creates a beautiful die-cut border design. This Stars edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. Use one punched shape as an accent piece, or line up multiple punches to a border. This Stars edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

MS double scallop Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Double Scallop Edger Punch

This punch creates a large scallop pattern edged with a smaller design to provide an elegant die-cut Double Scallop border. This border punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Double Scallop edger punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Signature Hole Punch Edger Punch

This special punch creates parallel punched holes perfectly spaced to fit Martha Stewart’s ring binders. There is an alignment guide to help create a continuous pattern. The open holes are great for threading yarn, ribbon or raffia to adorn your cards, scrapbook pages, invitations and other paper craft projects.

ms threader Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Threader Edger Punch

This handy tool creates a continuous series of double slots. These slots will allow for threading of ribbon, yarn, raffia and other materials sized to meet the size of the punched holes. This punch provides an easy, neat and evenly spaced slots to thread ribbon-embroidered borders for cards, scrapbook pages, invitations and other paper craft projects. This Threader edger punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

ms thank you Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Thank You Large Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Thank You craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is especially great for decorating cards, but can be used equally as well for photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

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Teddy Bear Medium Double Embossing Punch

This easy and fun-to-use pointed Teddy Bear craft double embossing punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs with embossed details. You can create neat embossed teddy bears which are great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects.

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Pop-up Water Lily Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Water Lily craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs with embossed details and fold-up petals. You can create neat pop-up Water Lilies from paper, cardstock, cardboard, felt, foam sheets, thin metals, and more. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

ms zig zag Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Zig Zag Edge Punch

This punch creates a zig-zag die-cut and embossed details border design. This Zig Zag edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

MS star borders Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Star Border Edge Punch

This punch creates a beautiful die-cut star border design. This Stars edge punch is a great tool for adding a themed border for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Stars edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

MS stars edger Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Stars Edger Punch

This unique punch creates a beautiful die-cut border design. This Stars edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. Use one punched shape as an accent piece, or line up multiple punches to a border. This Stars edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

MS double scallop Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Double Scallop Edger Punch

This punch creates a large scallop pattern edged with a smaller design to provide an elegant die-cut Double Scallop border. This border punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This Double Scallop edger punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

ms signature hole punch Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Signature Hole Punch Edger Punch

This special punch creates parallel punched holes perfectly spaced to fit Martha Stewart’s ring binders. There is an alignment guide to help create a continuous pattern. The open holes are great for threading yarn, ribbon or raffia to adorn your cards, scrapbook pages, invitations and other paper craft projects.

ms threader Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Threader Edger Punch

This handy tool creates a continuous series of double slots. These slots will allow for threading of ribbon, yarn, raffia and other materials sized to meet the size of the punched holes. This punch provides an easy, neat and evenly spaced slots to thread ribbon-embroidered borders for cards, scrapbook pages, invitations and other paper craft projects. This Threader edger punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

ms teddy bear Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Teddy Bear Medium Double Embossing Punch

This easy and fun-to-use pointed Teddy Bear craft double embossing punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs with embossed details. You can create neat embossed teddy bears which are great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects.

ms thank you Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Thank You Large Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Thank You craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs. This punch is especially great for decorating cards, but can be used equally as well for photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

ms water lily Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Pop-up Water Lily Double Punch

This easy and fun-to-use Water Lily craft punch creates crisp, perfectly shaped cut-outs with embossed details and fold-up petals. You can create neat pop-up Water Lilies from paper, cardstock, cardboard, felt, foam sheets, thin metals, and more. This punch is great for decorating cards, photo mats, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. This punch stands upright for easy access and storage.

ms zig zag Martha Stewart Crafts   Punches

Zig Zag Edge Punch

This punch creates a zig-zag die-cut and embossed details border design. This Zig Zag edge punch is great for card making, scrapbooking, gift wrapping, photo mats and other paper crafts. This edge punch has an alignment guide to ensure perfect continuous patterns.

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Xyron Creatopia

Xyron Creatopia Multi-Function Crafting Machine
A Scrapbooker’s Dream Machine

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The Xyron Creatopia is an exceptionally unique  multi-function crafting machine.  This versatile machine will revolutionize how you think about doing craft projects.  Your crafting opportunities will primarily be limited only by your creative juices.  The versatility of the Creatopia will apply laminate and adhesives to items up to 12″ wide and ½” thick.  This machine will cut paper and other thin materials, as well as emboss them with the help of available modular components.

Here is what the manufacturer has to say about their super crafting machine:

Creatopia is the only machine you need for all your creative endeavors.   Apply 3 types of adhesives and cold laminate to a variety of surfaces, cut paper, fabric and more to size or into strips, emboss paper up to 12 wide and make shapes in paper up to 6 ½” wide with leading dies.   What will you create?
Other components sold separately.  Easy to change components, easy to use.  Simply insert your item, turn the handle and remove.
Features:
  • Machine includes 25 feet of Acid-Free Permanent Adhesive.
  • Easy to change components, easy to use. Simply insert your item, turn the handle and remove.
  • Other components sold separately.
Specifications:

Max Material Width 12.5 in (31.8 cm)
Cartridge Included: 25ft (7.6m) Acid-Fre Permanent Adhesive
Weight 12.6 lbs
Dimensions (W x H x L) 21.5 in x 7.5 in x 9 in (54.6cm x 19.1cm x 22.9cm)
Power: Manual
Some of the things you can do with this wonderful machine:
  1. Apply even edge-to-edge adhesive (fabric, permanent or repositionable) for items up to 12″ wide
  2. Apply two sided laminate to documents up to 12″ wide
  3. Emboss borders on card stock and other thin materials
  4. Emboss a full 12″ x 12″ sheet of card stock
  5. Cut paper up to 12″ wide to side or into strips with a variety of straight or decorative blades
  6. Cut and emboss shapes into paper and other thin material with cutting dies and embossing folders from leading die press systems

The Creatopia comes with a 25-foot roll of adhesive for easy use.  Simply insert your item, turn the handle and remove your item.  Components (see below) are sold separately and are easy to load and unload.  The crank handle and tray fold up for easy storage.  The cut button on the back allows you to cut close to the edge of you item.

You’ll enjoy this fantastic tool!

You can purchase one of these versatile machines and/or any of the components–just CLICK HERE. Xyron Creatopia


Creatopia Components:


Refillz

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Refillz
Acid-Free Permanent Adhesive

Applies even edge-to-edge Acid-Free Permanent Adhesive onto items up to 12 inches wide and ½ thick. Refill cartridge is 40 long and fits into Xyron Creatopia.Strongest Hold. For difficult surfaces.

Features:
  • Perfect for: Photos paper crafts, scrapbooking, card making, school and home projects, home décor, vellum, rubber stamping, some fabrics, ribbon, metal and other lightweight 3-dimensional items.
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Refillz
Acid-Free Repositionable Adhesive

Applies even edge-to-edge Acid-Free Re-positionable Adhesive onto items up to 12 inches wide.   Refill cartridge is 40 long and fits in Xyron Creatopia.Reposition multiple times.  Best on smooth surfaces.  Stick it.  Unstick it.  Restick it.

Features:
  • Perfect for: Kid’s stickers, paper crafts, scrapbooking, card making, school and home projects, stenciling, vellum, games and photos.
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Refillz
Acid-Free Fabric Adhesive

Easiest way to apply even edge-to-edge Acid-Free Adhesive to textiles up to 12 inches wide. Re-positionable with fabric to fabric use. Adheres more aggressively on smooth surfaces. Refill cartridges is 40′ long and fits in Xyron Creatopia.

Features:
  • Perfect for: appliques on quilts, garments and crafts, machine embroidery, book and album covers, scrapbooking, card making, home décor and craft projects.
    Washable and does not gum up the needle.
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Refillz
Acid-Free Two-Sided Adhesive Laminate

Perfectly laminates items up to 12 inches wide with Acid-Free adhesive. Refill cartridge is 40′ long and fits in Xyron Creatopia. Cut close to or into document and edges will not peel or separate.

Features:
  • Perfect for: Photos, ID’s recipe cards, kid’s artwork, scrapbook pages, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, bookmarks, business cards, labels and tags.


Cutz

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Cutz

Xyron Cutz is a versatile rotary cutting system. Cut paper, fabric and other thin materials up to 12.5 inches wide into strips with a variety of straight or fancy blades. There is even a card kit for scoring and perforating.

Features:

  • Starter Kit comes with one straight Cutz Cartridge and one Guide Wheel.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Cutz Cartridge – Card Kit

Perfect for creating scores and perforations for a variety of projects including cards and decorative boxes.

Features:

  • Contains 1 Score and 1 Perforated Cartridge.
  • These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Cutz Cartridge -Deckle & Post

Create Deckle or Postage edges or strips into paper and other thin materials.   Contains 1 Deckle and 1 Postage Cartridge.  These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz which is a component of Xyron Creatopia.

Features:
  • Contains 1 Deckle and 1 Postage Cartridge.
  • These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Cutz Cartridge – Wave

Create Pinked edges or cut Wavy strips into paper and other thin materials. Contains 1 small and 1 large Wave Cartridge. These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz which is a component of Xyron Creatopia.

Features:

  • Contains 1 small and 1 large Wave Cartridge.
  • These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Cutz Cartridge – Scallop

Create Scalloped edges or cut Scalloped strips into paper and other thin materials. Contains 1 small and 1 large Scallop Cartridge. These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz which is a component of Xyron Creatopia.

Features:

  • Contains 1 small and 1 large Scallop Cartridge.
  • These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Cutz Cartridge – Straight

Cut straight lines into paper and other thin materials. Contains 2 Straight Cartridges. These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz which is a component of Xyron Creatopia.

Features:

  • Contains 2 Straight Cartridges.
  • These cartridges work with Xyron Cutz.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.

Patternz

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Patternz – Hearts

Emboss designs on craft paper and cardstock up to 65 lbs and 12 inches wide.

Features:

  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Patternz – Dots

Emboss designs on paper and other thin materials up to 12 inches wide.

Features:

  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Patternz – Fleur-De-Lis
Emboss designs on paper and other thin materials up to 12 inches wide.

Features:

  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Patternz – Swirls
Emboss designs on craft paper and cardstock up to 65 lbs and 12 inches wide.

Features:

  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Border Patternz – Starter Kit
Use this Starter Kit and a selection of patterns to emboss 3 inch wide designs on paper and other thin materials. The Starter Kit is a component of Creatopia.

Best results on craft paper and cardstock up to 65 lbs.

Features:

  • Starter Kit comes with free Floral Border design.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Border Patternz – Dots
Emboss 3 inch wide designs on paper and other thin materials. These cartridges work with the Border Patternz Starter Kit which is a component of Creatopia.

Features:

  • These cartridges work with the Xyron Border Patternz Starter Kit.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
creatopia patternz border hearts Xyron Creatopia
Border Patternz – Hearts
Emboss 3 inch wide designs on paper and other thin materials. These cartridges work with the Border Patternz Starter Kit which is a component of Creatopia.

Features:

  • These cartridges work with the Xyron Border Patternz Starter Kit.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Border Patternz – Scallop
Emboss 3 inch wide designs on paper and other thin materials. These cartridges work with the Border Patternz Starter Kit which is a component of Creatopia.

Features:

  • These cartridges work with the Xyron Border Patternz Starter Kit.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Border Patternz – Stars
Emboss 2.5in wide designs on paper and other thin materials. These cartridges work with the Border Patternz Starter Kit which is a component of Creatopia.

Features:

  • These cartridges work with the Xyron Border Patternz Starter Kit.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Border Patternz – Daisey
Emboss 3 inch wide designs on paper and other thin materials. These cartridges work with the Border Patternz Starter Kit which is a component of Creatopia.

Features:

  • These cartridges work with the Xyron Border Patternz Starter Kit.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
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Border Patternz – Paws
Emboss 3 inch wide designs on paper and other thin materials. These cartridges work with the Border Patternz Starter Kit which is a component of Creatopia.

Features:

  • These cartridges work with the Xyron Border Patternz Starter Kit.
  • This component works with Xyron Creatopia.

Shapz

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Shapz
Cut shapes and emboss designs into paper with dies and embossing folders from leading die press systems. Xyron Shapez is unique in the market as it accepts paper up to 6 ½ wide! This component works with Xyron Creatopia.
Features:

  • Works With the Following Dies and Folders:
  • AccuQuilt® Go!™
  • BossKut®
  • Ellison® AllStar™
  • ProvoCraft® Cuttlebug™ & Cuttlekids™
  • QuicKutz® Cookie Cutter™, SingleKutz™, Goosebumpz™ & Embossing Folders
  • Sizzix® Clearlits™, Sizzlits®, Embosslits™, Textured Impressions™, Simple Impressions™, Bigz™, Originals™, Movers and Shapers™
  • Spellbinders™ Shapeabilities™, Frameabilities™, Borderabilities™, Megabilities™ & Nestabilities™
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Pazzles Creative Cutter Pro

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For the serious scrapbook, personal card and paper crafters the electronic cutters have become a mainstay.  Pazzles production grade electronic cutter is capable of giving those paper crafters who seek speed and ability to cut numerous quantities of items.  With this production grade machine you can handle all of your paper cutting needs.  You can customize the cuts you need using a wide range of materials.  The Creative Cutter Pro provides you with the ability to use an assortment of attachments to help in your cutting projects . . . your possibilities are limitless!

Because the Cutter Pro comes with all you need to begin creating and producing your very own custom cut paper creations, and with the help of Pazzles quick-start tutorials, you’ll be up and going in less than an hour! You can quickly produce large quantities of precise cut-outs for kits or resale.

This production grade cutter will cut up to 15″ card stock, chipboard, and more. You can use Pazzles down-loadable  inspiration to create home decor, wearables, stamps, and any paper craft project!  Designed specifically for paper crafters this is the ultimate production grade paper cutting system for the serious paper crafter and scrapbooker–just for yourself, or for producing custom cuts for re-sale.

Here are some of the details and what’s included with this fantastic electronic cutting system:

Details:

  • Cuts heavy card stock, and textures and Bazzil
  • 15″ cutting width and 24″ long
  • Cuts fabric, embossing foil, chipboard, vinyl, iron-on, thin acrylic, stencil plastic, magnet paper and more
  • Design and create your own images using home photos and a scanner
  • Draw, Emboss, Distress, and more
  • Customize your pages with any font
  • Advanced software allows you to automatically: outline, weld, convert clip-art to cuttable images and more!
Includes:

  • Two cutting mats
  • One cutting blade
  • Pazzles Cutting and Design Software
  • Video tutorials
  • 700 ready to cut images
  • Full color manual
  • 2 Vinyl/vellum blades
  • 7 piece tool set
  • CD Set 1 & 6 (over 1000 images)
  • Pen tool with 2 gel pens
  • 10 journaling fonts
  • Fabric mat
  • Needle Piercing/Embossing Mat
  • Tray set

System Requirements:

486 DX/2 66 or higher PC
CD-ROM drive
Windows XP, or higher
2 available USB ports

Most electronic cutters appear to be one of the more expensive tools in the scrapbook or paper crafter’s arsenal, and the Pro Cutter certainly falls in that category. However, consider the flexibility and versatility Creative Cutter Pro provides. For the serious crafter the expense becomes less meaningful when you consider what you can do.

If you are looking for an electronic die-cutter in a more reasonable price range than Pazzles Creative Cutter Pro consider Pazzles’ Inspiration Creative Cutter, or you could consider their even more modest die-cut machine the Creative Cutter Mini.

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Fiskars 12 Inch Premium Crafter’s Trimmer

Fiskars 12 Inch Premium Crafter’s Trimmer Fiskars 12 Inch Premium Crafters Trimmer

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Scrapbookers, card makers and paper crafters will all need quality dependable cutters and trimmers.  Fiskars has a broad line of just such tools.  This is the Premium Crafter’s Trimmer.

Fiskar’s cut-line guides provides you with confidence when making those important cuts.  The large swing-out paper guide and larger sturdy base, with rubberized feet, keep the trimmer secure for wobble free true cuts.

Other features of this crafter’s trimmer include:

  • A cut-line guide for no more missed cuts.
  • A rail lock that prevents the rail from popping open when transporting your trimmer.
  • A base that is 6 1/4″
  • Anti-wear veneer with scale and grid printed on the bottom of the veneer (on trimmers with the new “vine motif design)
  • Expansion to 15″ with use of the swing-out paper guide to give you greater level measuring surface for your larger craft projects
  • The blade lines up perfectly with the use of the blade carriage which has an easy grip-handle and cross grooves for alignment
  • A triple-track rail and blade interlock for precision cuts straight down the middle
  • The trimmer uses “High Profile Triple Track Blade Carriage – Blade Style “I”

This paper trimmer would be a nice addition to any paper crafters tool array.

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