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Card Creator Machines and more . . .


Card Creator Machines and more . . .

Hello Future Members:

This group is about card making machines, such as the cuttlebug machine, the cricut, the big shot, the grand calibur and other machines I am not aware of.  These machines were created to create a masterpiece using everyone's gifs and talents in card making abilities.  

So if anyone has any new tips and techniques you use with the machine you have, please feel free to share with us here.

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best machine for a newbie

Started by marie gillon. Last reply by marie gillon Dec 31, 2013. 4 Replies

Hi I am new to cardmaking and would appreciate some advice on what you think best cutting machine for me to purchase would like to get one with a starter kit thanks.Continue

Paper Weight for Cuttlebug Machine

Started by Melody Saputo. Last reply by Sofia Khrystyne Whitney Dec 7, 2013. 5 Replies

I recently attended a Scrapbook Expo and purchased a new Cuttlebug machine. I just love die cut pieces but am having trouble getting the machine to cut through Gina's luxury cardstock. I use the…Continue

C plate

Started by Pat Collins Jun 17, 2013. 0 Replies

Yes you will need to buy a C plate.  The C plate is for Cutting where the B plates are for embossing.Depending on your Cuttlebug you might also need a shim.  All Cuttlebugs are made a different some…Continue

Cuttlebug Plates

Started by Ann Lee. Last reply by Rosy Newlun May 7, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi! I just purchased a Cuttlebug. The C plate does not come with the machine anymore. Do I need to purchase one? What would it be used for? Thanks!

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Comment by DonnaBarb on January 26, 2016 at 6:00am

Does anyone still frequent this board?

I am looking for info on the Scan n Cut machine.  How easy it is and things like that.  Thinking about getting one but not sure if it is worth the investment. 

Jan.....are you still here?  You wrote a year ago about having one but I don't see any responses.  These boards are still confusing to me - they seem to be all over the place at times.

Comment by Sofia Khrystyne Whitney on January 31, 2015 at 5:48pm

Hi Jan

I think you will need to Contact Gina as it is her site, Gina or someone that runs Stamptv should know how to delete a group.  When you find out let everyone else know too! GOD Bless!

Comment by Sofia Khrystyne Whitney on January 31, 2015 at 5:44pm

Hi members, to save me from repetitive writing, you may go to the Spellbinders group to view my message and apply to every group I created and Wow to all the members that have joined since I created these groups!  Hope all are having a Happy new year! 

Comment by Jan MacKinven on December 8, 2014 at 3:13am

Hi Ladies and any Gentlemen

I started a group called "Brother Scan 'n Cut" and then found this group, which I suspect is where I should be.  I can't figure out how to delete the group I started.  Anyway....

Today I went Xmas shopping at our local Spotlight Shop and a Brother Scan 'n Cut machine jumped into my shopping trolley!  It is still sitting in it's box on the floor and I keep looking at it and wondering how it got there and why it would want to come home with me when I already have a Silhouette Cameo, a Cuttlebug, and a Sizzix Die Cutter!

Does anyone have a Scan 'n Cut machine and what do you think of it?  The box is quite pretty and I guess I might have a peek inside it sometime soon.

Comment by DonnaBarb on March 14, 2014 at 1:59pm

Using Cuttlebug for the "Two embossing folders, one card"  in Gina's video... I tried it and it is awesome.   

I really wish Cuttlebug would come out with more dies again, not just embossing folders.  I love using it.

Comment by DonnaBarb on February 18, 2014 at 8:34am

Ooops I guess I forgot to say what that link is for - that I posted!  Sorry.

It is how to leave a 'blank space' area when using an embossing folder in your cuttlebug or other machine.

Comment by Sharon McDonald on February 18, 2014 at 8:16am

DonnaBarb, I just meant I could spend less time on Pinterest and check this group a little more often.

No, I don't have an electronic cutter.  In fact, I've only had my Cuttlebug a couple years.  I came to stamping/card making late in life and figure the electronic cutters are too expensive for the little use I would give one.  I do  love my Cuttlebug and use it every time I pull out my card-making materials.

Comment by DonnaBarb on February 18, 2014 at 5:50am

Hi everyone,

I found this link I had saved that makes a blank space in the middle of embossing.  Someone in another group asked about it and I remembered I had it as I save a doc file with links to sites I may want in the future (tip). 

Anyway here is the link in case anyone would like it - it makes a very pretty creation:

Comment by DonnaBarb on February 18, 2014 at 5:18am


I am pretty new to the group formats and am still figuring out how things get organized in posts!  I did not know you could come to it from Pinterest.

I have had my Cuttlebug for many years and do love it.  I got a Silhouette and set it up a month ago.  I have only used it once so far.  It seems much easier to just put a die in a machine and crank away!  But everyone loves the electronic ones so I think I just need practice.

Do you have an electronic cutter too?

Comment by Sharon McDonald on February 17, 2014 at 1:03pm

DonnaBarb - Seems like my notifications are kinda haphazard, too.  I will try to drop by more often without notification (instead of a trip to Pinterest!).  Nice meeting you.


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