Log In Sign Up

Cuttlebug


Forum: Paper Scrapbooking

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Paper Scrapbooking LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
October 29th, 2008, 10:51 AM
Rusha's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 12,942
Send a message via MSN to Rusha
For those who like to emboss, the Cuttlebug is an excellent machine. Not only can you use it to emboss, you can use it to make die cuts.



Manufacturer: Provo Craft
Price: $90-120 CAD, $70-110 USD
Refill/Cartridge Price: $5-20 CAD, $5-20 USD

The Cuttlebug is my personal favourite. It comes packaged with a spacer block, two cutting pads, and another thin die cutting pad (to be used with non-Cuttlebug dies). It’s simple to assemble. The only thing you have to do is screw on the crank handle. Once you’ve got your Cuttlebug put togehter, embossing is easy as pie. You can buy Cuttlebug embossing folders at your local craft store for approximately $5-6 each. If you are purchasing a combo pack of 2 folders which typically includes an embossing folder and a die cut folder, it is more. There are so many different ones to choose from. They even have Disney! When you’re ready to start, all you have to do is put a piece of paper inside the embossing folder, sandwich the folder between the cutting pads, and turn the handle. It rolls itself through the machine, and your paper is embossed. So simple.

PROS: Embosses and cuts, portable, lightweight, space saver, affordable, accepts other companies dies, easy to use, cute, company makes some great die cuts and embossing products.

CONS: Requires a bit of elbow grease, some manufacturing problems with mats, handles and some dies but Provo Craft was quick to fix!

To expand on the cons a little bit - overuse of the cuttlebug can cause the cutting pads to bend. This is normal, but make sure you rotate the pads and turn them over each time you send them through the Cuttlebug. Also, some customers complained that the cutting mats were getting cracked and broken. Provo Craft was on top of it and sent replacements to many customers, and since then I think the problem has been resolved.

Overall I give the Cuttlebug an A!

LOVE IT!

Provo Craft Cuttlebug Site
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #2  
December 24th, 2008, 07:11 AM
wefrogy's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Florida
Posts: 17,050
I have a cuttlebug and I love it. It's great for card making to add texture to the cards and you can use other die's in it, not just cuttlebug ones.
__________________


Thank you Jaidynsmum for my awesome siggy

Reply With Quote
  #3  
December 28th, 2008, 05:22 PM
Rusha's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 12,942
Send a message via MSN to Rusha
Have you heard of the cuttlebug challenge blog?! It is AWESOME!!
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #4  
December 30th, 2008, 10:42 AM
wefrogy's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Florida
Posts: 17,050
Quote:
Have you heard of the cuttlebug challenge blog?! It is AWESOME!![/b]

no I haven't....I just googled it and found it...thanks for the info!
__________________


Thank you Jaidynsmum for my awesome siggy

Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:51 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0