Username Post: What should I ask for christmas?        (Topic#1484217)
Lue_BR
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Hi, I have been scrapbooking for less than a year, I would like to know what do you have that you use a lot and you think is really essential for your scrapbooking hobby. I know that it will depend, and everyone will have a different choice, but I am just looking for some ideas.
I only have the basic supplies ( papers, pens,albums,...)


 
creativesoul_in_WI
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I'm asking for a bind it all. It's something that I wouldn't have thought of when I first started scrapping, but now I'd like to make my own scrapbooks and do calendars too. It's also nice to have one scrapbook computer program. I've had a Creating Keepsakes one and recently got Scrapbook Factory. Another item I've just gotten in the past 6 mos or so is the crop a dile. I've wondered why I never thought I needed it. I love it.


 
SQ Mandi
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I am asking for stickles, paper and gift cards. Thats what I got last year and I made out pretty good!!


 
Jennifer Priest
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I am asking for refills for my ATG and a down payment for a crop weekend.

What I can't live without in my stash:

Bind It All
Doodlebug Sugarcoating Glitter
Martha Stewart glitter glue
Copic Pens (I use them for journaling)
QuicKutz --all of it
Fiskars Personal Rotary trimmmer that takes F Series blades
Punches from Stampin Up And Ek Success
Fiskars border punches
Scissors from Tonic By TimHoltz

Ideas for you--how about a kit club membership? They usually send pretty fun stuff.


 
collectin scraps
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I think the border punches from various companies add a lot of bang for the buck-especially when you use Coupons . Ink pads are also nice for inking around edges of papers, embellishments, etc...


 
Jamie Pope
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the one tool I reach for all the time is my crop-a-dile and big bite. inks are really fun to play with - distress inks, alcohol inks, stazon if you work with transparencies or acrylic albums. and stickles are a must have item - everything needs a touch of shimmer. for patterned paper , Basic Grey and Bazzill for cardstock.


 
Mary W.
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Smaller ticket items: Pens, punches, letter stickers, ink pads, flowers, brads, eyelets, Xyron X, paper packs

Larger ticket items: Cricut, Sizzix (or other die cutting machine), cartridges and dies for these, a nice cutter, laminator

I'd love to go shopping for a new scrapper!

-Mary


 
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Hi, I have also been scrapping for less than a year! I am asking for a diecutting machine for Christmas. Also on my wishlist are: gift cards, Crop-a-dile, new paper trimmer, or money to use for guilt-free craft shopping!

For small items, I'd suggest Cutterbee scissors, stickles, pens, craft knife, self-healing mat, and lots of adhesive.


 
elledee
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hmm...i definitely want a new camera and a photo printer. but related to scrapbooking i would get a subscription to a scrap magazine helps with ideas a lot! for any skill level. ribbons, brads, ink, stamps, die cuts, large scalloped styled paper.


 
pearlygadget
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I am going to ask for gift cards for Christmas and my birthday this year. this way I can go shopping...


 
KatieJo
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Something I have asked for is anything I don't have in the clear stamp lines... especially alphabet, flourish and flower stamps for me. And of course that means that inks and blocks (and if you don't have those already) are nice additions to the list. The great thing about these if you ask for specific ones you really like you can reuse them again and again and again. And some aren't very expensive at all.

For some reason it wouldn't let me add any more products - but you get some of the idea.


Edited by KatieJo on 10-26-08 10:12 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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Also those stencils from Crafter's Workshop are fun to play with and not horribly expensive so you could get a nice collection to play with for lots of inspiration.


 
okiegrandma
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How about some expensive paper you'd never buy for yourself? A good make-ready knife? A good white pen? Notice a trend here? I scrap as econimically as I can, and I really like the expensive stuff as gifts! There's always something I want/need. On my list is the Big Bite because my hands are getting weak and sore. I think it will be easier to use than the hammer method of setting eyelets, punching holes, etc.


 
La8ebug
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The product I have used the most is clear stamps. If you get a nice clear stamp alphabet you can use them over and over on many things. Plus it's alot cheaper than constantly rebuying sticker or chipboard letters. Give clear stamps a try I really love mine.


 
Judy_Scraps
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You can't go wrong with cardstock packs (the good stuff - no the cheapies from Walmart).


 
Shannonmarie123
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gift cards to scraping stores for sure! that way you definitely get what you want!


 
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