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Sizzix cutting machine and die cutting for card making


Risultati immagini per sizzix die cutting machine big shot

I've tried to resist and not to buy it, I've looked for it among second hand objects, I've also participated for the first time to an ebay auction but, with my greatest disappointment, I lost it...
I'm talking about the Big Shot die cutting machine from Sizzix(R).

...to cut a long story short.... I bought it new (bad bad girl :-) ).... together with some cutting dies.



The spare die in the left bottom corner is the Sizzix thinlit Enchanting blossom

The squared frame set is the Sizzix 657565 Framelits Pack

The set on the right of the cutting pad is the Scribbles and Splat again from Sizzix 

I'm a newbie of card making so don't expect terrific things... below you can find some of my recent cards made by using the above mentioned machine and dies.

Square sets and Scribble die cuts (outside of the card)

Enchanting blossom die cut (Inside of the card) + heart-shaped rhinestones

Partial die cutting with Enchanting blossom die (outside of the card)

Rubber stamp patterning (inside of the card)


Ink stamped vellum window (outside of the card) + Scribble die cut 
Ink stamping of vellum sheet

Versa color inks used to stamp the vellum sheet









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