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Cuttlebug, Die Cutting & Embossing Tips

I haven't had my Cuttlebug long, but I want to make the most of this fabulous tool! If you have tips or ideas that aren't listed, please email me @ grandma_lee_t AT yahoo DOT com

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Cuttlebug, Die Cutting & Embossing Tips

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How to use cutting dies to emboss with. Tutorial by Kerrie Gurney

Couture Creations: Visiting the Colosseum by Kerrie Gurney

Embossing idea

Foil tags and die cuts using foil tape available in any hardware store and even Walmart (in paint aisle). Emboss after applying tape to cardstock, then use die cut. You can use alcohol ink to color.

Off set embossing folders.

How to make a larger die cut with a smaller die

A fix for warped, scarred Cuttlebug cutting plates.

  • Joan Elmore

    ok what is the fix!!

  • Lee Tucker

    You need to go to the website to see the directions, @Joan Elmore. Either click on the picture or click on the word Website right under the Pinterest title.

  • May

    worth a try......

Craft Concepts Sun Rays Embossing Folder

Fantastic blog about creating with a cuttlebug

loads of tutorials, this one is for using stencils in the Cuttlebug

Cool technique - emboss the card, leave in embossing folder and use crayon to cover all embossed spots with crayon, then use ink(s) to add color to rest of card. Crayon will not take up ink.

Paper, Scissors and Superheroes: Tutorials

Modify small folders for use in center of a card

Indigo Inklings: modifying small Cuttlebug folders

Put the lyrics from your first dance or your vows on paper, cut it out in the shape of a tree and have your initials hanging from hearts on a branch

How to prevent those little bits from sticking in the dies

Paper Doily Die Tutorial - Nancy Ferb Shares Papercrafting

Very pretty!

how to do partial embossing on a card; nice finishing touch using score lines too

Using Sixxiz big dies including XL in the cuttlebug

  • Gail Macrow

    I always cut with the foam/blades up, just a habit I am in and my brain somehow thinks it's better for the machines.

  • Lee Tucker

    Thanks for this tip. I'm going to try this to see how it works.

Glassy Cuttlebug Technique

Gorgeous cuttlebug crayon resist Turquoise and browns

Embossing with two different folders

As The Ink Dries: Tutorial

Adding glitter with an embossing folder

More Cuttlebug tips from Kim! Need to post this so I will REMEMBER it, very clever.

Joyful Creations with Kim: _Cuttlebug

a list of what materials the Big Shot will cut - including sponge.

love the design