When I first saw this little tool, I didn't think much of it. However, as I have gotten older :0( I gave it a second thought, ordered it, and now find it quite useful!! It is actually three tools in one. I ordered it because, now that arthritis has set it, tool #1, the sticky end, is very useful. When I am making cards with small die cuts, pearls, or other jewels, the sticky end it terrific. One note, I had a terribly time getting the top of until I realized that it just pulls off. Don't worry about unswrewing it! With the sticky end, just touch your gemstone, for examply, and voila!, you've got it! On the other end, you've got two tools: a pointy end and a spatula (?) end. Both are very useful. The spatula end is particularly helpful for getting Cricut die cuts off of the mat. The pointy end I've found to be helpful in pointing out cut made from Spellbinders cuts. The tool is multifuctional; hence, the price is quite reasonable. Pick one up and discover many uses!
i l.o.v.e. this tool, seriously. I don't know why I waited so long to get it, but now that I have it, I use it on EVERY project I create. It's so perfect for getting glue dots in the right place, attaching small items to my page, like sequins or the the "dots" on "i's" from very small alpha letters. I even use the back end as a rub-on tool and the sticky end is awesome for picking little trash bits our of my carpet after a long scrapping session :) GET ONE. You won't be sorry.
Used in this : Thankful for Nana & Grandma
This tool is just amazing for rhinestone placement. One end is sticky to let you pick up the stones or other small embellishment. The other end is a double sided pick. It comes out so you can use it while you use the sticky side. It has a pointy end and a beveled end to help you remove the object from the sticky side. This tool has made using rhinestone templates so much easier!
Used in this : Her Royal Highness
As I started working on more and more cards, I became frustrated with handling the little decorative pieces. No improvisation would work. I had to try this when I saw it used during a video tutorial. The "tool" that lives in the barrel is very handy and the "sticky stuff" works very well. It is important to note that there is not a refill for the "sticky stuff", so investing 2 or 3 of these on sale at scrapcook.com will keep you happy for a long time. Not sure how I managed without it.
I use a lot of small stones on my cards. I had been putting them on sticky paper to that they were ready when I needed them. This was a lot of work and took a long time. I used the Pick Me Up tool and now am almost finished with all the rest, made the job so much easier. Love it, love it, love it. If you use a lot of little pieces or stones this is a much have.
Do you ever have tiny things to use on cards or scrapbook pages? You know, itty bitty cuts from dies, sequins, stars, all those little things you can't just pick up with your fingers? This tool is a game changer! You can pick up and place with ease!! Not sure what happens if I run out of the putty stuff in the tip, but until then - no worries with the little things!
Ever chased a little rhinestone across your work station when it poped out of your fingers! No more with this little beauty, holds firmly & with a flick of your finger it sticks the stone right where you need it & works great on paper too!
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