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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

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.

Craft Concepts Sun Rays Embossing Folder

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.

Modify small folders for use in center of a card

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

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.

embedded embossing tutorial

Gorgeous cuttlebug crayon resist Turquoise and browns

Embossing with two different folders

Adding glitter with an embossing folder

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

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

Magnetic plate for use with Big Shot and Spellbinders/new SU dies

I am so excited about this video! :) I am going to show you how to make your own embossing plates!  This means that you will be able to design your own embossed images on cards or layouts using your Cuttlebug or Big Shot! Here is the embossed image I made today! Note: IF using a Cuttlebug the

Michelle Ward doing cool printing techniques with tags and embossing folders - LOVE

How to prevent those little bits from sticking in the dies