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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,039
Posted By Last Chance 54
Thanks, SilverWolf. I did pretty much what you...

Thanks, SilverWolf. I did pretty much what you described, sandwich-wise, but I think the paper needs to have two parts glued together to make enough perforations. This die is made by Sizzix and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-23-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,039
Posted By Last Chance 54
I think I bought a pig in a poke, as my...

I think I bought a pig in a poke, as my grandmother used to say. The Sizzix BigZ Pro die rosettes arrived. I'm used to making rosettes on the Big Shot, and mostly bought the bigger machine for...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,039
Posted By Last Chance 54
I just bit the bullet and bought the BSP, mostly...

I just bit the bullet and bought the BSP, mostly 'cuz I make tons of flowers on a BigShot, and wanted to make bigger flowers- found an old Sizzix BigZ rosettes die on eBay, both arrive next week, so...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-03-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,455
Posted By Last Chance 54
There was a YouTube video, pointing out that the...

There was a YouTube video, pointing out that the "cut-paper-to-this-size" dimensions given were incorrect, and to email the company. (Then the email address was incorrect.) All the paper dimensions,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-20-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,659
Posted By Last Chance 54
Appreciate the suggestions. I just found a bagful...

Appreciate the suggestions. I just found a bagful of Premo Sculpey clay in a drawer, with a receipt dated 2002. Been running it through the pasta press, and get "bread crumb" crumbles with some, and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-13-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,020
Posted By Last Chance 54
I found Martha Stewart's air dry clay and silicon...

I found Martha Stewart's air dry clay and silicon molds recently, and have been using them to make embellishments for paper flowers. Found tons more molds on Etsy. I like Martha's clay much easier to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-25-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Last Chance 54
Martha's silicone molds

I picked up a package of Martha Stewart's silicone molds that are made to be used with her air-drying clay. Wondering if I could use them with UTEE as well? Thanks- Suz
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-23-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Last Chance 54
I take the Strathmore watercolor cards (5" by 6...

I take the Strathmore watercolor cards (5" by 6 7/8") and trim them to A2 size (4 1/4" by 5 1/2"), use the trimmings elsewhere- or just take 8 1/2 x 11" watercolor paper, cut in half and fold (you'll...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-20-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,317
Posted By Last Chance 54
I bought the Genius platform Friday and rushed to...

I bought the Genius platform Friday and rushed to try it out on my Big Shot. "Rushed" is another word for "didn't read the directions carefully and wrecked a couple of metal dies right away". The...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-19-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Last Chance 54
A2 boxes

One of the older Split Coast tutorials involves making a box for A2 cards. I've made dozens of these boxes, but am wondering if there's a better paper to use. I like something called Gmund bier...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,914
Posted By Last Chance 54
I made one yesterday that looked just like that!...

I made one yesterday that looked just like that! (Not!) Wonder how long each one takes?
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-03-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Last Chance 54
Ink Pad just posted on Facebook, they've got...

Ink Pad just posted on Facebook, they've got power back and are open again. Yay!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-02-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Last Chance 54
The Ink Pad is tiny, but fun. It's at 37 7th Ave,...

The Ink Pad is tiny, but fun. It's at 37 7th Ave, the corner of 13th Street. (You'd think a city the size on NY would have more such stores!) I would hope by holiday time, lower Manhattan will be...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-28-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By Last Chance 54
I'm at work in CT, watching the rain move in.....

I'm at work in CT, watching the rain move in.. after Irene last year, everybody in the family got head lamps for Christmas from the LL Bean's outlet. They're fantastic. Stay safe and happy crafting,...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-26-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Last Chance 54
Have you considered letterpress? It seems to be...

Have you considered letterpress? It seems to be "trendy"- I've done a little (sorry, no photos yet) using my Big Shot and the Lifestyle Crafts alphabets.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-26-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Last Chance 54
You're right, I didn't make that very clear. I...

You're right, I didn't make that very clear. I laid the stamped acetate on paper and rubbed so the (reverse now!) image appeared on paper. (Smooth paper recommended, watercolor paper was not a good...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-26-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Last Chance 54
The miracle of acetate

Feeling uninspired the other night, when I suddenly spotted an old pad of acetate sheets. "How would rubber stamps work on acetate?" I mused. With my favorite VersaFine ink and a rather detailed...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-26-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By Last Chance 54
My "studio" is in the unheated loft over our...

My "studio" is in the unheated loft over our detached garage. No plumbing up there, so I run back and forth to the house for water or bathroom breaks. Have to have music while I work. Some music is...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-18-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 99,031
Posted By Last Chance 54
Debbie, I just tried your wax paper trick with...

Debbie, I just tried your wax paper trick with drawing paper and Nestabilities lattice rectangles in my Big Shot. It worked like a charm!!! Thanks for ending my frustration! Cheers, Suz
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-09-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,981
Posted By Last Chance 54
Ranger melting pot

Anybody here have this tool? Do you use it often, and for what? I'm not a scrapbooker, mainly a greeting card-er. Bought some UTEE once, thinking it might be used for a glossy finish, then realized...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-03-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,927
Posted By Last Chance 54
Scor-tape and rubber cement here, too. I have the...

Scor-tape and rubber cement here, too. I have the ATG, but was intimidated by it and never took the time to make friends with it.
Forum: Announcements 10-02-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,169
Posted By Last Chance 54
Just got an armload of EK Success and Martha...

Just got an armload of EK Success and Martha punches at Marshall's in CT. They were $1.99 to $3.99.
Forum: Techniques 09-24-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Last Chance 54
Springy cards

Talking about mechanical springs, not the season-- is there such a thing as teeny little springs that can be attached to cards to "animate" your flowers/people/what-have-you? Thanks- Suz
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-21-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,819
Posted By Last Chance 54
I'm also curious about the ProCision trimmer. Are...

I'm also curious about the ProCision trimmer. Are there any mat-cutting crafters out there? I'd so love to learn how to mat and frame some of my "art"- Currently looking at a Logan mat cutter vs. a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-19-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Last Chance 54
Terrific. Thanks so much!

Terrific. Thanks so much!
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