Now that Ali Edwards has been using the Cameo to make cut paper versions of her digital products, we expect a whole lot of other people to start doing it too! Not only can you cut shapes from jpgs or digital designs (with the designer software), there are other things you can do with a Cameo – You can draw, cut vinyl, and add rhinestones in designed shapes!
Posts Tagged ‘die cut machine’
Some of you are laughing now because one year ago I would almost have sworn I would never own a die cut machine. (ahem). The bug started creeping after I saw that you could cut grungeboard into cool shapes. Izzy figured it out and granted me my biggest Christmas wish! My new toy — the Sizzix Big Shot!
Thanks to Tim Holtz’s amazing Tonic Studio scissors, I was able to release the Big Shot from its plastic packaging prison with relative ease!
I immediately pulled out some scrap cardstock, just to see how it worked. The results of my first two practice attempts were so cool they inspired me to pull out my inks for more fun play! Here’s the photo story of my demo’s . . .
I love cattails.
I love sun rays.
Just a little art tip regarding color — two tones or more are always more interesting than one.
Instead of throwing these babies away like I assumed I would so, I think I’ll actually use them in a future project! I have a couple of ideas spinning around.