Products I Love

I've had some questions about what products I use, so here are a few of my go-to crafting products.

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Sizzix Big Shot
I have had multiple manual die cut machine, but my Big Shot has been the most reliable.  It gives a nice clean, even cut every time.  I use it for cutting and embossing.  I suggest getting the extended cutting pads if you can.  

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Tsusineko Memento Tuxedo Black & Versafine Onyx Black


 



The Memento Tuxedo Black is what I use if Copics are involved.  This ink will not run for the most part with the alcohol markers.  If not, pigment Versafine Onyx Black  or Smokey Gray.  Nice crisp stamping!


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Post-It Label Roll

I started using this way back in the office and quickly found use for it in the craftroom!  This "tape" has Post-It removable adhesive completely over one side.  It comes off clean and works well for masking, keeping things paper in place temporarily, and holding dies in place as they cut.  In 1" and 2" wide versions.


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This card stock is heavy cover weight 110 lb card stock and it's the brightest white card stock I've found (and I'm persnickety about cardstock).  This is the only smooth white card stock I use.  You can use it for Copics but there is will bleed through a little to the back.


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Watercolor Paper

My favorite watercolor paper for card making is Master's Touch from Hobby Lobby.  Since it is cold press paper, it has (to me) a beautiful texture to it.  You may not like the texture, but I think the texture lends itself to the handmade look of watercoloring.  Just a caveat, this paper may not be the best paper for creating full watercolored pieces, but it's great for cards.  

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3 comments:

  1. Loved your go to your happy place card, and was wondering the letter alphabet dies used????Many Thanks

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