I LOVE my BigKick- it can do everything, and it is strangely satisfying to build that stack of stuff and roll it through the machine. I have a Cricut. And the brand new Cricut. And tons of cartridges. But I seem to only really USE my BigKick- and I love buying dies for it-
If you have a Hobby Lobby near you- keep your eyes out for dies in their clearance section. I'm always finding odd dies for 2 or 3 bucks.
And yeah- you gotta get the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die- I don't like flowers. But these just look cool. And I really like the way they look on the package- made out of newspaper lookin paper.
My other favorite new die is the Tim Holtz Festive Greenery (I do love all things Tim) - it is cool! I love arranging and re-arranging all the little pieces it cuts out.
And YEAH! Get some embossing folders, too! It always amazes me to open that folder and see the paper embossed. I don't know if I'm just that easily amused or thrilled- but yeah.