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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-02-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,300
Posted By sandyh124
I am sure that the Gazelle and Silhouette work...

I am sure that the Gazelle and Silhouette work just fine, there IS a lot of user-error. With each machine there is a learning curve, each cutter, it's settings, and the software you use. I am...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-30-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,300
Posted By sandyh124
I have an Expression, and used it to learn to...

I have an Expression, and used it to learn to work with a die cutter. I do use a third-party software almost exclusively because I like the freedom and ease of design better. The Cricut just didn't...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-05-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,582
Posted By sandyh124
The Paper Company and Paper-Papers are two...

The Paper Company and Paper-Papers are two different companies. The Paper Company usually is found in Michael's or Hobby Lobby here in the US. Paper-Papers is a web-based, online paper supply. I...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-31-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,582
Posted By sandyh124
Smile Paper, envelopes, card stock: including recycled...

Paper, envelopes, card stock: including recycled envelope, metallic envelopes - PAPER-PAPERS.COM (http://www.Paper-Papers.com) sells Curious Metallic papers and also the Stardream colors. They sell...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-18-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,665
Posted By sandyh124
I buy Stardream glimmer paper (one color) 25...

I buy Stardream glimmer paper (one color) 25 sheets at a time on Paper, envelopes, card stock: including recycled envelope, metallic envelopes - PAPER-PAPERS.COM (http://www.paper-papers.com). I...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-14-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By sandyh124
Me too! Love it for making 3-D flowers or to use...

Me too! Love it for making 3-D flowers or to use as a mat background.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-19-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,067
Posted By sandyh124
Thumbs up I am doing research on my replacement cutter now,...

I am doing research on my replacement cutter now, but my Expression is only a little over a year old. I can't afford to change out now. Thank goodness I didn't buy into all the cartridges! I agree...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-02-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,780
Posted By sandyh124
Post It really depends on the moisture level where you...

It really depends on the moisture level where you live. When I lived in upstate PA I found that some of the the metals just weren't as bright as they should be after awhile, I think they tarnished. ...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-31-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,803
Posted By sandyh124
I've bought my (2) personalized stamps from Third...

I've bought my (2) personalized stamps from Third Coast Stamps in beautiful black rubber.

The first one is in Ambassador script, my name, in small letters. Just above is Handmade, and below,...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-17-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,826
Posted By sandyh124
Exclamation I'm with you on this one! I only bought my E...

I'm with you on this one! I only bought my E because I found SCAL. I do NOT appreciate having limits put on what I design for myself and my family. Unfortunately my E is fairly new, or I would...
Forum: Techniques 03-08-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,747
Posted By sandyh124
subbing!

subbing!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-07-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,817
Posted By sandyh124
I haven't seen them in Michaels or HL. I bought...

I haven't seen them in Michaels or HL. I bought mine from www.DreaminginColor.com - they are directly from the manufacturer, so all the colors are available. There are some great ideas in the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-06-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By sandyh124
I have new plates coming from Custom Crops, the...

I have new plates coming from Custom Crops, the order should be here Monday or Tuesday. They were on sale and I figured it was time I got replacements BEFORE something breaks and I'm left without!
Forum: Techniques 02-26-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By sandyh124
Joanne what wonderful tutorials! I am very much...

Joanne what wonderful tutorials! I am very much a beginner with coloring stamps and these will help immensely, thank you so much for sharing!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-25-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,753
Posted By sandyh124
Try this, Sure Cuts A Lot 2 - Trace Image Feature...

Try this, Sure Cuts A Lot 2 - Trace Image Feature - Video Tutorial on YouTube. There are others too. I liked this one.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-25-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By sandyh124
I put a vinyl flourish and the word "Imagine" on...

I put a vinyl flourish and the word "Imagine" on mine, in black and silver to coordinate it's colors. This was, of course BEFORE they can out with the new Imagine! My cricut sits beside me and is...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-22-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,753
Posted By sandyh124
I added some of my favorite Cricut-made cards...

I added some of my favorite Cricut-made cards from last year to the gallery today. Ideas and svgs were gathered from Google images, some patterns I bought, some I made. All were done with SCAL. ...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-21-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,155
Posted By sandyh124
I just posted some pictures to the gallery...

I just posted some pictures to the gallery titiled, Made with my Cricut. These are favorites done last year and made for family members. I have an Expression, and have had it for a year now. I use...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-21-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,155
Posted By sandyh124
Thumbs up In SCAL's toolbar, under "Path" there is a tool...

In SCAL's toolbar, under "Path" there is a tool called "Simplify". Before I cut anything I download, I check that to see how many "points" are there. If there are too many it will slow your cutting...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-20-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,155
Posted By sandyh124
I love SCAL. You can download images from Google...

I love SCAL. You can download images from Google coloring pages and turn them into svg files right in SCAL using the TRACE feature. As long as the file is a jpg it will work. I used this to make a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-20-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By sandyh124
I have SCAL 2 and I love it. I have no end of...

I have SCAL 2 and I love it. I have no end of files I can download or trace, and my preference. There has been a lot written both ways about both programs. Both programs are from good sources and...
Forum: Techniques 02-16-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By sandyh124
I forgot to mention this link Penny does some...

I forgot to mention this link Penny does some great stuff and has free svg files - if you have trouble figuring out her file system let me know. Took me quite awhile to finally get it right, but she...
Forum: Techniques 02-15-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By sandyh124
Do you have a scanner? I have scanned patterns...

Do you have a scanner? I have scanned patterns in as a jpg file and then let SCAL trace it.
There is also a wonderful video tutorial I found that lets you make a mat on your cricut for a stamped...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-09-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,986
Sticky: Cricut FAQ
Views: 244,601
Posted By sandyh124
Is it possible that the "tics" are on a different...

Is it possible that the "tics" are on a different layer? Check the toolbar for the layers folder and see if there are additional layers. I don't use the tic - marks, I delete them on my SCAL files...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-06-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,986
Sticky: Cricut FAQ
Views: 244,601
Posted By sandyh124
Repositionable vinyl

I have cut a good bit of vinyl with my Expression, especially for Christmas - snowflakes and a greeting for my patio window and gold snowflakes on my fireplace and wall. When taking down the vinyl...
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