Wilton 100-Pack Single Border Invitation

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Wilton 100-Pack Single Border Invitation comes with 100 sheets of ivory-colored invitations accompanied with mailing envelopes that have rectangular flaps and three test sheets. With dimensions of 5.5 x 8.5 inches, the papers’ elegant design makes it a perfect material for printing invitations for various occasions like weddings. Moreover, the papers are compatible with most inkjet and laser printers.

PROS

The papers are thick enough but they also fit on printers quite easily. The border comes with a satin finish that makes the papers more elegant. Moreover, the test sheets prevent wasting the invitation sheets when test printing them.

CONS

The envelopes are a bit thin that one can see the papers inside them.

 

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Make It a Party with Sizzix

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 Ideas for Using Die-Cutting and Embossing Machines

Make It a Party with Sizzix is a DIY guide for planning a party, designing and making the invitations, and decorating the party place without hiring any decorators. The book includes a number of projects that be achieved through the use of the Sizzix die-cutting machines. Some pages are also allocated for ideas about handmade gifts and party food items that can just be prepared at home. Divided into 22 sections, each section of the book is designed to provide instructions for making a specific project that is perfect for a certain occasion like Christmas, baby shower, wedding shower, and many other kinds of events.

PROS

Not only does the book provide people with new creative ideas, it also teaches them to use simple things lying around their homes, like paper straws and twines, in creating artful projects that they can use for any event that they are planning. The book is also designed in accordance with the holidays throughout the year so people will have no trouble when they search for ideas that they can use on a certain period of the year.

EDITORIAL REVIEW

Sizzix is one the more popular brands of die cutting machines in the world of arts and craft making. It has been known to make products with cutting edge and timeless designs. Such designs have been commended for inspiring people to bring out their creative skills in project making.

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Ways to Make Your Wedding Your Own

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300 Plus Ways to Make Your Wedding Your Own is a book of wedding ideas made for brides and grooms-to-be and wedding organizers. It offers a number creative ideas for organizing a wedding as well as some tips on how people can save money while planning for their big day.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aside from being an author, Victoria Van Ness is also the person behind the establishment of A Piece of Cake Wedding Designs, a company most popularly known for wedding planning services done on a tight budget. Moreover, she possesses a doctorate degree in education.

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Upcycle with Sizzix

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Upcycle with Sizzix is a book the discuss the proper way of suing the Sizzix die cutting machine. It aims to help the readers in making recycled projects that use paper, fabrics, and other objects as materials much easier. Its pages offer new projects that that can be attained using materials that come from other art projects like collages, banners, gifts, and home décor items. Moreover, each project is accompanied by a list of materials that will be required in making them. The book also comes with photos and illustrations so readers can visualize the things and other ideas that the book focuses on.

PROS

This is perfect for people who are looking for some kind of inspiration in making their die projects. Furthermore, the newbies will have no trouble making their first die cut because the book also provides instructions on how they can properly start with their craft making. The book also offers a chart that the readers can refer to when checking out the compatibility of various Sizzix machines with other die cuts and embossing folders as well as additional information regarding the type of materials that people can use in embossing or die cutting. As for the images of the sample projects, they are accompanied by the list of materials that are used to create them.

CONS

Some people think that the ideas presented in the book are too simple and do not really inspire people to be more creative. There are also some who deem the projects included in the book a bit bizarre to their taste.

EDITORIAL REVIEW

The book adds more creativity to the art of gift wrapping, party and party place designs, and many more occasions with its ideas on using recycled materials and die-cuts. People will gain new insights and inspiration with the amount of information that is presented in the book.

Moreover, the Sizzix brand, which is behind the development of the book, is one of the most popular brand in the field of arts and crafts. The products that they manufacture allow customers to express their creativity by letting them cut various kinds of materials with the die-cutting machine.

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