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Friday 6 June 2014

Day 6: Craft/blog every day in June!

Today Kairen has set us these prompts:

Day 6: Tell us all about your fav craft gadget & why OR Craft with a Summer theme

Another word post today as I'm a right misery guts who doesn't like Summer at all lol....
well, maybe I do like it just a little bit....real early in the morning when the world is
quiet I do like to sit outside with a mug of coffee & plan the day! Anyway, enough
waffle from me.....I'm gonna tell you all about my favourite craft gadget & why:
Well, it's gonna be a tie between Mr & Mrs Die Cutter....I love my Big Shot (Mr) & last year
 one of my boys bought me a Grand Calibur (Mrs Spellbinder) yep, I love 'em that
much they even have titles!
So why do I love them? Mr Big Shot because I love my Big Sizzix dies, especially
my Tim Holtz ones & Mrs Spellbinder because I love that it can cut bigger
die & folders......I recently tried Sheena Douglas' faux leather technique using
glycerine & it worked fab! I then ran it through an A4  embossing folder & wow, I
was so chuffed with the results! I'll show you another time cos I'm gonna make it
into a notebook for one of my boys for Christmas!

What's your favourite gadget?


  1. Love the names ..Mr Bigshot and Mrs Spellbinders. Perfect names for them

  2. Love the a Tim Holtz dies for the Big Shot - they're great and can't get enough of the Spellbinders! Love the names too! :) Mel xx

  3. Hi Jo

    I hate the summer too so its nice to hear it from someone else. I like the brightness and the longer days but I dont do hot!!!!!! Love being able to dry the washing but not the ironing.

    I would have to say that my favourite is my ebosser,love being able to cut bigger or lots at once and not having to crank the handle. lol.

    Happy crafting


  4. Everything Jo are my best crafty gadgets and summer having longer days gives more daylight in my craft room x


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