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Offline Angel13

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New Year 2015
« on: December 31, 2014, 08:58:29 PM »
Hi All

Well here we are at the end of 2014, and what a year it has been!!  The biggest change on the crafting radar has been the popularity of the metal dies and the ease at which you can create a project without really having to think to hard example: http://www.tatteredlace.co.uk/gallery/byyou/ Then there is the digital crafting that has come along in leaps and bounds example: and if you are clever enough to combine both crafts then there is still a market out there for you all. I still love my digital cutting machine and when I find the time away from work I still make the odd card that still gets the WOW!!! explanations that keeps me smiling  :D  :D  :D  :D  :D  :D

Started this message on the 20 December 2014 and now at 03:52am on New Years Day 2015 in U.K. I'm finally going to finish this message by Wishing Everyone

A Healthy Happy and Prosperous New Year.....
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Re: New Year 2015
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2014, 09:24:56 PM »
I use both metal dies and my electronic cutter (and usually both for the same project).  I love the cut/emboss combination that dies like Spellbinders offer but I find that the die sizes are very limiting, especially since I am mostly making A2 cards.  I feel that using both formats gives me the very best of both worlds.   :D

It's just over a half hour until midnight here, so Happy New Year everyone!
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Offline Aussie Carolyn

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Re: New Year 2015
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2015, 02:36:43 PM »
HAPPY NEW YEAR I hope it is wonderful and rewarding year for everyone.

As you said Angela, things in the cutter world have changed a lot. I remember when machines were very expensive and the software had very limited features. Those were the days when the big market was in selling cutting designs. Over the years new companies have entered the cutting market and the range of cutters and software has move forward. Looking forward to seeing the next range of machines.
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Offline Laurianne

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Re: New Year 2015
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2015, 12:58:02 PM »
Happy New Year to all my crafty friends!

I have just ordered a Wacom Intuos pro.... happy birthday to me! Anyone else out there using one? I have an older one that I haven't used much other than for a mouse. The problem was that the pen was really too large for my rather small hands. I am excited to give this new one a whirl!

God bless you all as we start the new year.

Laurianne
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Re: New Year 2015
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2015, 01:03:22 PM »
Hi Laurianne, I was given a medium size Intuos Pro for Christmas and I am loving it. I cannot draw but I am finding it invaluable for manual tracing and when I zoom in to move individual nodes.
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