If you have the original sizzix then you know it is not easy to find dies and cutting pads locally, but this was less expensive (including shipping) than the one I purchased on the sizzix site! How crazy is that?
My original Sizzix machine continues to be a favorite in my card making madness. I forget how old it is, let's just say it's a Senior Citizen in my tool world. Sizz is beginning to show signs of her age namely cracks in the frame. The cutting pads last a long time and are easily cleaned. I've even lightly sanded them to prolong their useage ( read that as when replacements are not in the budget)
love my Sizzix !
I got my Sizzix quite some time ago. I stocked up on these pads whenever they went on sale. I've cut countless thing on the same pad. The pad looks ugly now; it's got cuts all in it and they're so superimposed over each other that you can't even tell what I ever cut on the thing. However, it keeps on working. I've had no problems. It's durable and lasts what feels like forever!