Saturday, December 26, 2009

Happy Holidays

I just wanted to wish everyone Happy Holidays. I had a great time for Christmas. I got everything that I wanted and then some. Now I look forward to the New Year. I usually don't make New Years Resolutions but here is one that I will try to keep. I'm now making a big one so I hope to keep it. I'm going to try to make 52 cards and 52 layouts. So I pray that everyone had a wonderful Christmas and that you will have a blessed new year.


Saturday, December 12, 2009

Using Cuttlebug to cut and emboss

This video is on how I use my Cuttlebug to cut and emboss. Not only with the Cuttlebug folders but also with the Fiskers embossing plates, the Spellbinders Nestabilities, a homemade embossing plate, the Sizzix regular dies, the long Sizzlites and the regular Sizzlites.
Cuttlebug folders: A - B - folder with cardstock - B
Homemade folders: A - rubbermat - CS - embossing plate(face down) - shim - B
Fiskers Plate: A - rubber mat - embossing plate - CS - rubber mat - B
Spellbinders Nestabilities:
Cut: (cut before embossing) A - B - CS - Die (ridge side down) - C
Emboss: A - B - die (ridge side up) with CS still inplace - rubber mat - shims - B
Regular: B - B - CS - Die (face down)
Long Sizzlites: Sizzix Extended Spacer Platform - Decorative strip cutting pad - CS - Die - DSCP
Sizzlites: A - Sizzix cutting pad - Die - CS - SCP
Thanks I hope this helps.


Tuesday, December 8, 2009

New Christmas Cards

I just finished making these two using Design Studio and my Cricut. In the penguin card the center penguins are popped out. This card my DS asked me to make for a friend that loves penguins. The snowman card has a free standing front. The snowman swings open. When I make this card again I will edit it by also attaching the front not only by the snow on the bottom but also up higher by a snow flake.

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