Splitcoaststampers.com - the world's #1 papercrafting community
You're currently viewing Splitcoaststampers as a GUEST. We pride ourselves on being great hosts, but guests have limited access to some of our incredible artwork, our lively forums and other super cool features of the site! You can join our incredible papercrafting community at NO COST. So what are you waiting for?
...or not? I've been on the fence about getting this punch for a while and am placing an order. I've never been good at creating banners "by hand" or "free-style. They always seem somewhat 'off' to me and not as sharp as the punch would be.
I do have it. I don't know that I would buy it again. I'm not using it as much as I thought I would. Mostly because of my punch storage situation. It takes me forever to find a punch,so I usually just hand cut the "fish-tail".
I need a robot to bring my supplies to me instead me having to hunt them down.
I have it and love it. I've only had a short time and already reaching for it often. I'm not good at cutting the banner ends myself either. I have used the corner of a square punch, but not always successful with that method.
FYI - On the Triple Banner punch, there are grooves on the bottom where the paper slides in. If you cut the paper one of the sizes that fit in a set of grooves, there is no problem getting it to punch evenly. If your paper strip is larger or smaller, then you have to position it yourself. I have learned the sizing and make sure my strip is one of those sizes. Although I have also lined it up myself with success.
Location: along the bluffs of the Upper Mississippi River
No, I decided no right away. It's not like it punches a whole banner out. You still have to cut the paper the correct size. (I'm obvisiously lazy! Ha Ha!) Then I would have gotten it. That would probably be impossible for a triple punch. But one big banner punch I'd buy!
I figure since I have to cut the paper why bother with another tool. Just snip the V. I don't like tons of steps! That's why I still like wood mount even though I buy clear mount for the price point.
I find it fairly easy to cut the V. But I'm not saying mine are perfect!!! I've also been over banners for awhile. I really do adore the whimsical-ness of banners but I just see them so often I'm weary of them.
I have used this punch at SU classes and it's very nice to use. If you use banners a lot on your cards I'd say buy it!
All I want is the chance to prove money won't make me happy!
Last edited by Allistamps123; 04-20-2016 at 06:45 AM..
So I'm a Demo, have been since January. I did not think I would want the triple banner punch but in November I did a class and we used it and then I 'got it'. So I ordered with my starter kit and LOVE LOVE LOVE it! I've used it with almost all of my classes and my last class a lady said 'I didn't think I would need this and thought it was a waste but now that I've used it I'm going to order it because it's much easier/faster." I told her I had the same feelings about the triple banner too.
Get with your SU! demo and try it out. I demo it whenever I can because I was on the 'I don't need this' wagon.
AM Bevel is DGR Proud SU! Demo - My SU! page HERE
Facebook!:HERE Instagram!: HERE Pintrest!:HERE