Check out the Eclips 2 and the Eclips 2 with Bluetooth, which allows you set up your cuts with your iPad or other tablet. Both are computer software-based. As a fun little addition, you are not going to believe how her Eclips designs start!
Do you like getting more out of your products?
Me, too. It’s one of my favorite topics to get ideas for…
- Rejuvenating old products
- Getting two uses for a single product instead of just one.
- Punching and die-cutting in a way that results in useable off-cuts
- Creating additional items with the residual spray and paints that fly and drip while you’re creating something else.
Three of those four things not only save you product and money, but also time, because you’re creating two items to scrapbook with at once.
A Tip for Electronic and Die Cutting
When placing your dies or cut images, position them in a way that the off-cut with the negative can be used in another project. I ALWAYS do this.
I made a video that shows examples, techniques, and resulting pages. Paperclipping Members can find it in the Member’s Area. It’s Paperclipping 212 – Get More Out of Your Electric and Manual Die Cuts.
Spray Mists, Paint, and Other Color Mediums
Every time we spray or paint we lose a lot of our medium. This is totally unnecessary and you can get a second or third creation from each spray and paint session!
I made a video tutorial this week that demonstrates this. I show you how you can create a second or third item to eventually scrapbook with while you’re spraying or painting something else. And you don’t even have to know how you’ll use those second or third items.
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In this video I share some fun ways to look beyond the obvious uses of your cuts and to get a lot more out of them and the paper you cut into. You’ll see lots of examples, the process of an entire layout coming together, along with a great technique to use with your color mediums.
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Want to get more out of your die cuts?
Whether you use a Cameo, a Cricut, a Sizzix, or any other die cutting tool, you might be able to get more uses from your cuts than you realize.
Every project pictured in this post used something that was leftover from the cuts I made for other projects.
You know that old Great Depression quote?
Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.
Well, I don’t know if we have to go quite that far, but there just might be a lot more you can do with the pieces you’ve cut than you realize.
The funny thing is, I usually like what I do with my leftovers even more than what I did with the original cuts!
So while you’re making your cuts, whether it be from an electronic cutter or a manual die cut machine, think about how you can use your negative “throw-aways,” as well as your positive pieces. Or vice-versa!
BTW, we just released a video tutorial where I share a number of different ways you can get more of your die cuts. You’ll see those favorite pieces of mine that came from my leftover cuts and a step-by-step demo of a super awesome (but easy) technique, pictured below.
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Megan Elizabeth has had a lot of success training on how to use the Cricut and now she’s come out with paper that is sectioned off so you can make layered cards and projects with one single piece of paper in any electronic die cutting machine! Take a look!