Cuttlebug Machine Review – Cuttlebug Dies & Embossing Capabilities

With the Cuttlebug machine, you to use their plastic and metal dies to cut and emboss paper. You can also use the dies of several other popular cutting machines. I wanted to be able to emboss paper and cutouts for my handmade cards and other craft projects. I couldn’t wait to start embossing!

Make Your Own Embellishments For Craft Projects, Handmade Cards & Scrapbooks

Crafts like scrapbooking and card making are wonderful hobbies and a creative outlets for many, but they can become very expensive. The cost of embellishments alone can cramp your style, but here’s an idea for the do-it-yourselfer. Why not use all those fun papers, fabric scraps, and doo-dads to make your own embellishments?

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Stampin’ Up Merry & Bright Christmas Card

Your kids can help with this card idea – using a snowflake punch, ‘make’ some snowflakes that they can glue to cards to create their own designs for giving to friends, teachers, or anyone else who is special in their life.

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Silver Snowflake Handmade Christmas Card

Most people wouldn’t think ‘blue’ when they’re thinking about color for Christmas cards, but I love the combination of silver and blue — even my Christmas tree has white lights and blue and silver ornaments this year!

Handmade Halloween Party Invitation

I found a sheet of Halloween stickers and a sheet of Halloween rub-ons that would be half the price of one stamp, and leave me with more images then I could possibly use for one Halloween season.

Easy Handmade Birthday Card

This Birthday card should have been in the mail 5 days ago, so I needed to make a card that I could do quickly.

Another Retro Birthday Card

Tonight I’ll be out with a girlfriend to celebrate her birthday, so I came up with another quick card idea. My girlfriend is a little bit sassy, so I thought a card with a retro-look would fit her perfectly.