Username Post: Trimmers Cutters        (Topic#1504893)
gammom 
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First, I want to thank everyone for all your replies about cardstock and paper. Now I need your help again to get started. I have a regular straight edge paper cutter I can use but I need to know what to use to crop photos in circles, ovals etc. I don't need anything expensive, just something to get me started. Any suggestions?

Thanks


 
melissadam
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In response to gammom

The colluzzle system has templates in many shapes...it is fairly simple to use with a little practice.....


 
CommaHolly
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In response to melissadam

you may be able to get the coluzzle system on sale,,,,,,

they're discontinuing it,,,,,


 
armygirl
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In response to CommaHolly

I bought the Martha Stuart circle cutter at M's and I used a 40% off coupon so I got it at a great price,But it can only do circles. I have not tried the colluzzel system.


 
joogz
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  • joogz on 08-13-09 01:12 PM
In response to armygirl

There is a circle cutter you can get from Stampin' Up and also, you can get circle templates(?) from Creative Memories! Have a great day


 
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In response to joogz

Friskers also has a great system where you can do circles and other shapes.


 
Katy_Crops
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In response to DolphinGirl09

I just bought the Curvy Cutter system from Cutterbee. Once you buy all the pieces you need (glass mat, templates and the cutter itself) it gets a little expensive if you're a broke college student. But I used coupons for everything and am waiting for my templates to arrive. I look at it like an investment =) I wanted to buy a GOOD one and after reading a thousand reviews its the one I decided on. Can't tell ya if I like it yet, but I'm looking forward to trying it and am totally trusting everyone's review.


 
llprncess3
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In response to Katy_Crops

I have both the curvey cutter and the circle scissors. I think they are both great. The circle scissors is a bit smaller, but I think easier to use. I use the curvey cutter for a bit larger of cirles. I think the larges is 8 or 9 in. If I have time or want a larger circle I use my cricut (digital cutting machine). One thing I would recommend with the circle cutters is to have a glass mat so the blade does not stick and cut your paper.


 
Ms. Fit
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In response to gammom

If you have a Creative Memories representative in your area, I highly recommend both their circles and ovals and the cutters that are used with them. They are very easy to use.


 
Luvmyfam
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In response to Ms. Fit

My favorite is the Fiskars Ultra ShapeXpress. You can place the template over your paper and see exactly where you are cutting. The trick is to have the Fiskars name face up, and hold the USX like a computer mouse. Fiskars makes all sorts of templates, including alphas.


 
cindy312
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In response to Luvmyfam

I prefer using punches for making circles/ovals.

Cindy


 
IzzyB
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  • IzzyB on 09-17-09 09:31 AM
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I like punches, too, though the largest punch makes a 3 1/2 inch circle. Punches are so super quick and easy and no learning curve, lol, and no slipping paper issues.

You can also buy punches to make scallop circles. I love to layer punched circles.



 
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In response to IzzyB

I like using punches - just an idea


 
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