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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-23-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By blueheron
Just throwing in my two cents worth--again. I've...

Just throwing in my two cents worth--again. I've had an Ottlite--hated it. The first bulb burned out within two months. Contacted the manufacturer. They said "so sorry, but we can't control the way...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-18-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By blueheron
A follow-up--I went to Costco after I posted the...

A follow-up--I went to Costco after I posted the note about the lamp I bought there. My Costco still has them, for $29. Can't speak for other Costcos, but if you are interested, I'd get there A.S.A.P.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-18-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By blueheron
I have a wonderful desk lamp that I bought from...

I have a wonderful desk lamp that I bought from Costco. It has three light "temperatures"--the equivalent of soft, bright, and daylight; 6 or 7 levels within each of those temperatures (modes); AND 2...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-28-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By blueheron
When I have curling problems with cardstock or...

When I have curling problems with cardstock or watercolor paper, I apply heat to the back side of the piece with my heat gun. It seems to make it uncurl. You don't want to get it TOO hot or keep it...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-22-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 951
Posted By blueheron
Ann- It depends on what kind of quality and...

Ann-
It depends on what kind of quality and weight you need. Michael's (https://www.michaels.com/canson-value-watercolor-pad/10040175.html) sells a pad of Canson 90 lb. 9x12 watercolor paper (10...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-26-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By blueheron
Thanks so much, Lydia!

Thanks so much, Lydia!
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-26-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By blueheron
Question Size of Seasonal Layers Thinlet chair?

Can someone please tell me the approximate dimensions of the Adirondack chair in the Stampin' Up! Seasonal Layers thinlet die set?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-06-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By blueheron
Jukie and papercrafter40-- what you found on-line...

Jukie and papercrafter40-- what you found on-line looks like it has brought the proportion wheel into the digital age. I admit I have had my proportion wheel for over 30 years (and no, I WON'T tell...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-04-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By blueheron
Here's how I use my proportion wheel-- If I...

Here's how I use my proportion wheel--

If I know the size of the original card (the sketch or card I want to copy), I find the length or width of it on the inner wheel and line it up with the size...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-02-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By blueheron
I have been using a proportion wheel for years to...

I have been using a proportion wheel for years to resize my cards. Works great!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-24-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By blueheron
Dee Ann, Can you recommend a good font...

Dee Ann,

Can you recommend a good font organizer for a PC? Are any of them free? What should I be looking for in a font organizer? If this is too much off-topic, I can start another thread or...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-17-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By blueheron
Versamark for embossing also comes in a...

Versamark for embossing also comes in a marker-like pen.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-22-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By blueheron
I have had occasional problems with bottles of...

I have had occasional problems with bottles of the Tombow Mono Multi. The glue is sometimes very thick and kind of off-white in color. It is extremely difficult to squeeze out of the bottle.

I...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-03-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By blueheron
Uncbballfan--is there a particular brand of spray...

Uncbballfan--is there a particular brand of spray adhesive you like to use for the die cuts?

Poppydarling--thanks for the info. I will try the Perfect Paper Adhesive AND the spray adhesive (but...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-03-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,074
Posted By blueheron
What a great idea, Kimichan. Will you be...

What a great idea, Kimichan. Will you be laminating the tray cards so they can be used over and over, or are they being made for the patient to keep?

I made and donated 65 different A-2 cards to a...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-03-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By blueheron
Loyce--that's alright, misery loves company. :) ...

Loyce--that's alright, misery loves company. :)

Poppydarling-- thanks for the suggestions. It looks like I now have a lifetime supply of adhesive for embellishments! Do you think it would work to...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 07-02-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By blueheron
Ways to use Perfect Paper Adhesive by ArtQuest??

I HATE my senior moments. I am re-organizing my stamping area and came across not one, but two bottles of unused Matte Perfect Paper Adhesive by ArtQuest. Obviously I thought I just HAD to have...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-25-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,558
Posted By blueheron
Melissa59-- Have you thought of changing the...

Melissa59--

Have you thought of changing the display on your computer monitor to use a larger font? If it is a PC (not a Mac) I think you can do it through Control Panel=>Display. With luck, the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-22-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By blueheron
First, let me say that I don't know if it is...

First, let me say that I don't know if it is alright to use metal with the sprays (would it chemically react and alter the color?). That being said, I think you could try a ball bearing or a small...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-24-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,566
Posted By blueheron
There's nothing wrong with curmudgeons: they...

There's nothing wrong with curmudgeons: they bring new life to sarcasm, and they create a whole new market for stamp designers. ;>)
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-17-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,337
Posted By blueheron
So many people here have inspired me just by...

So many people here have inspired me just by posting their cards, sharing their ideas and techniques, leaving comments on my cards, and sharing their personal stories about how stamping affects their...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-01-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,207
Posted By blueheron
Have you tried contacting Sizzix about this? They...

Have you tried contacting Sizzix about this? They have always given me great customer service, even when a part inside my Big Shot broke. Maybe if enough people complain about the newer plates, they...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-30-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By blueheron
I have made lots of cards for strangers in...

I have made lots of cards for strangers in veteran's homes and hospitals, so I know how difficult it is to come up with just the right (you hope) cards. I had NO information about them, not even...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-11-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By blueheron
You might try looking at the dialog box to the...

You might try looking at the dialog box to the right when you have the eraser tool open. It might have something to do with whether it is set to outline or solid. Click on each one separately and try...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 11-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By blueheron
I have only used the Portrait (which is what I...

I have only used the Portrait (which is what I own). I love it!! I use it almost exclusively for cards. I don't use vinyl for home decorating, but have used some heat transfer for a t-shirt. As far...
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