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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-06-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,381
Posted By cbet
I've tried painters tape, purple tape, washi...

I've tried painters tape, purple tape, washi tape, removable Scotch tape, the Easy-C stuff and the mint tape from Scrapbook.com, and the mint tape is my absolute favorite for holding down dies and...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-02-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By cbet
You can do regular stamping with Distress Oxide...

You can do regular stamping with Distress Oxide inks, but they're really more meant for blending and other techniques. My suggestion (for what it's worth) is to try cubes or minis (like you did the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 08-17-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,526
Posted By cbet
Bahb - have you tried the mint tape from...

Bahb - have you tried the mint tape from Scrapbook.com? https://www.scrapbook.com/store/sbc-ptadh-4303.html?w=mint+tape It's their house brand; they run it on sale fairly often. Super easy to tear...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,819
Posted By cbet
Usually if I get it on my hands, hand lotion...

Usually if I get it on my hands, hand lotion seems to remove it. For excess glue on cards, let it get sticky and an adhesive eraser will remove it.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-25-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,849
Posted By cbet
I know you were asking for US crafters, but...

I know you were asking for US crafters, but Natasha Foote (from New Zealand) posts excellent tutorials, gives links to most of her supplies, and most of them are available from US companies. ...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-24-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,109
Posted By cbet
I hate to be an enabler (no I don't - who am I...

I hate to be an enabler (no I don't - who am I kidding?) but the die lines up exactly with the embossing folder. Picture this: you cut the image with the die from pearlescent paper. Then you stamp...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-20-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,654
Posted By cbet
I had some stamps that I put on black ez-mount -...

I had some stamps that I put on black ez-mount - it was thinner without much cushion. Supposed to be able to apply it to stamps that came off wood blocks with cushion already on them, and also...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-02-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,875
Posted By cbet
I prefer my bigshot, too! But I had to try the...

I prefer my bigshot, too! But I had to try the Marquis to see if it really worked. And it does - but the warped folders, ick!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-02-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,875
Posted By cbet
I have both the diamond press machines. The...

I have both the diamond press machines. The Marquis is the larger of the two, and suts up to 4" wide, if I remember correctly. It's still small and portable, which I like, but I'm not a fan of their...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 05-02-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By cbet
I have a swingline brand guillotine that cuts up...

I have a swingline brand guillotine that cuts up to 15". Got it off Amazon about 3 years ago and I don't remember it being hideously expensive. I'm not sure a guillotine style is what you had in...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-23-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,673
Posted By cbet
For any of you following this thread who want to...

For any of you following this thread who want to do cards like you did for Operation Write Home, there is another nonprofit organization called Cards For Soldiers (...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-20-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By cbet
Agree that the Tombow won't work because it stays...

Agree that the Tombow won't work because it stays sticky once dried.

I've used Ailene's Tacky glue for it and that works really well. You can also get padding compound on Amazon and it didn't...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-25-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By cbet
Yes - for the Bira. There is a lip on mine to...

Yes - for the Bira. There is a lip on mine to butt your paper up against, but I put down a piece of Sizzix sticky sheet down on the platform, and with that and the magnet, the paper rarely moves....
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-23-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By cbet
There is another brand on the US Amazon site:...

There is another brand on the US Amazon site: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TP844VN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 that is similar.

It works with magnets on one side...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 10-24-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By cbet
I craft deco foil is the right type of foil for...

I craft deco foil is the right type of foil for toner foiling. Minc foil is also correct. I use a Minc machine and love it, but there are people who have very good results with a laminator. I know...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-04-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By cbet
I like the sets from Pebbles. I also like using...

I like the sets from Pebbles. I also like using pastels and pastel pencils from the art department. I really want to get some Pan Pastels - I've played with them a bit, but they're on the spendy...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 09-03-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,193
Posted By cbet
<div>Check out Nancy Stamps on YouTube - she has...

<div>Check out Nancy Stamps on YouTube - she has TONS of videos about foiling, both with toner foils and with the hot foil platforms and dies. She has tons of tips about what to do and what to use to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-23-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,660
Posted By cbet
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Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-11-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By cbet
I ended up removing all the 1/16" stuff thar I...

I ended up removing all the 1/16" stuff thar I had used. It seemed to get hard and lost all its stick. And even before that happened, I just did not like it as well as the 1/8".
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 06-03-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By cbet
Yes, the ek success brush has an overpowering...

Yes, the ek success brush has an overpowering odor -like old lady dead roses powder. Yuck. I dumped all mine out and put in cornstarch and it still smells, but not as strong. I much preFer the little...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-05-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,140
Posted By cbet
Why a mini?

First, I know nothing about the new SU machines, but I just purchased a minI of a different brand (Diamond Press). It cuts up to 2 1/2" wide. I love it! It is so much quicker to cut small dies than...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-20-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,722
Posted By cbet
I won't get rid of my stamp a majig - I do still...

I won't get rid of my stamp a majig - I do still use stamps on blocks sometimes. But I took mine and put some magnets on the bottom. Now I can use it with my Stamparatus base and don't have to worry...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 04-20-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,722
Posted By cbet
I'm not sure about this, either. I've used...

I'm not sure about this, either. I've used someone else's MISTI and the door did not lie flat when I was inking. I felt that the pressure of inking was eventually going to loosen or break the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-09-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,761
Posted By cbet
If anyone is interested, I had saved this post...

If anyone is interested, I had saved this post about diy blending solution: Recipes for DIY Alcohol Blending Solution...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-06-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By cbet
also, give the freezer a try. I've done that with...

also, give the freezer a try. I've done that with some wood mounted sets and it made the adhesive just brittle enough that it released.
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