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Forum: Tool & Product Talk Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 606
Posted By cbet
HOLY BUCKETS, PEOPLE!!! I had never heard of the...

HOLY BUCKETS, PEOPLE!!! I had never heard of the trick with the fabric softener sheets, and sweet louise, it is AMAZING.

I don't normally shout, but I thought the wax paper made it easier. I've...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk Today, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By cbet
Your 2nd post makes me change my mind :) If it...

Your 2nd post makes me change my mind :) If it was the only scoreboard I was using, definitely the SU. But since you want one that's just for odd times, the Martha one will do you fine. Like Crafter...
Forum: General Stamping Talk Today, 12:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,041
Posted By cbet
My lss sells the EZ Duz It as well, and it is...

My lss sells the EZ Duz It as well, and it is hands-down the best stamp cleaner I have ever used. Ev.er. I had some used stamps that I purchased that were very well loved and apparently never cleaned...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By cbet
The smallest interval on both is 1/8" - the...

The smallest interval on both is 1/8" - the grooves themselves are too wide, I would think, to put them any closer together than that.

I don't own the SU board, but I have used it at my demo's....
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-19-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By cbet
Emily: In the interest of full disclosure, I...

Emily: In the interest of full disclosure, I didn't get my info from a demo. I'm assuming that someone in the chain before it got to me must have gotten it from a demo somewhere down the line, but I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-19-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By cbet
I have heard that they are changing the hostess...

I have heard that they are changing the hostess benefits - for a $150 party, instead of $25 in free items, a hostess gets only $15. Instead of levels, it's going to be a straight 10% of the party...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By cbet
I don't remember the name of the set, but SU DID...

I don't remember the name of the set, but SU DID have a set with a very similar-looking tree. I didn't get that one, so I'm very happy to see this one:) I've heard some complaints from other...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-16-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By cbet
I once had good luck removing black ink from...

I once had good luck removing black ink from khaki pants (think, dropped the ink pad and caught it between my legs so it wouldn't get on the carpet - BIG ink splotches) with Goo Gone. I keep it in...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By cbet
here's a link to one that I liked: Pootle's...

here's a link to one that I liked:

Pootle's Gift Box (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ0E0qG1znM&feature=youtu.be)

Also, if you go to the Pootle's Papercraft blog, she has a number of...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,327
Posted By cbet
Wow - Ilina's photos are just as enabling as Mary...

Wow - Ilina's photos are just as enabling as Mary Fish's video! You guys are killing me, here - although it is encouraging me to set aside my crafting $$ for now so I can shop after January 6th :)
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-11-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,327
Posted By cbet
Wow - that Mary Fish sneak peek has me more...

Wow - that Mary Fish sneak peek has me more excited for those catalogs than I have been in the past couple of years! I hope, hope, hope that my demo has her copy when I see her this weekend.

Any...
Forum: Announcements 12-09-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By cbet
I know when that law in California was first...

I know when that law in California was first passed, everything that Fiskars made got that label. The penalties for not labelling something that needed the label were so high that they elected to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-07-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By cbet
With that date, and the fact that they came with...

With that date, and the fact that they came with wooden blocks and the stickers tells me that those are NOT the cling style.

You don't need to stick the sticker on first; you can just apply the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-05-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By cbet
I don't have the MISTI, but I've been unmounting...

I don't have the MISTI, but I've been unmounting wood stamps and using them with acrylic blocks for a number of years:

Those stamps work fine with the cushion that is on them, but I would put a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-05-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By cbet
StoneFX - have you had the next generation...

StoneFX - have you had the next generation markers long enough to know - are they really better about not drying out?
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-05-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,005
Posted By cbet
Definitely - but I'd be smarter about it :) ...

Definitely - but I'd be smarter about it :)

I'd be a lot quicker to purchase my Big Kick and a lot slower to jump into fads. And I'd do a better job of indexing / keeping track of what I have and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-04-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,294
Posted By cbet
I cut a very detailed lattice pattern with the...

I cut a very detailed lattice pattern with the heavy black and it came out great. I don't remember the blade depth I used, but I am sure that I set the cutting speed pretty slow and also set it to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-03-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By cbet
The glue is a one-time thing; I've had it on some...

The glue is a one-time thing; I've had it on some stamps for over 5 years and haven't needed to reapply. I also can't say that I've noticed any kind of residue on my blocks from the glue, except...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-03-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By cbet
I have them both. You can make almost identical...

I have them both. You can make almost identical boxes with the envelope punch, but the gift box board has the extra punch for the closures and I wanted that. The gift bag board, I am embarrassed to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By cbet
If when you microwave the stamp, you are able to...

If when you microwave the stamp, you are able to remove it with the foam intact, you can just coat the back of the stamp with repositionable glue - Alene's Tack It Over and Over or Tombo Mono Multi...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-03-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By cbet
I had read about the alchohol trick and was going...

I had read about the alchohol trick and was going to try it - thanks for verifying that it works! Did you just use rubbing alcohol? The video I saw from the frugal crafter used denatured alcohol and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By cbet
Spectrum Noir Markers??

Some time ago, I bought quite a few sets of the Spectrum Noir markers - original style, before they released the next generation. I played around with them quite a bit when I first got them, but...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,191
Posted By cbet
Could you watercolor them with regular...

Could you watercolor them with regular watercolors and use the twinks only to highlight? Sometimes just a bit of shimmer and sparkle is more impressive than solid bling :)
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,451
Posted By cbet
In addition to my card-making adventures, I have...

In addition to my card-making adventures, I have gotten into knitting dishcloths - it's almost meditative, and much more portable than the paper crafts. So, I have a stack of them in the kitchen...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-25-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By cbet
K - Spellbinders makes a line of tiny dies called...

K - Spellbinders makes a line of tiny dies called "Media Mixage" that are fairly inexpensive (right now Joann.com has them on sale for 40% off, so they come out to about $8 a set). There are a couple...
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