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Overview of new Spellbinders Celebra’tions by Richard Garay

July 11, 2014


Spellbinders Celebra'tions Overview

In case you haven’t noticed, Spellbinders Paper Arts has recently unveiled a new look and logo as well as some brand-spanky new products from the designer Richard Garay, called “Celebra’tions.”  They lovely folks at Spellbinders sent me an assortment from the new line, so I made you a video to share it all with you! […]

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CHA 2014 – Spellbinders A Gilded Life Booth and Video Demo

February 5, 2014



This year at CHA 2014, Spellbinders debuted their new line with A Gilded Life.  We caught up with A Gilded Life desiner, Shea Fragoso, at CHA 2014 where she demonstrated a make-and-take for us, creating a gorgeous necklace in mere minutes!  I was very excited to see the new acrylic covers that come with all […]

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Jenny’s Picks from #CHAshow: Spellbinders Tool-in-One

January 23, 2014


Spellbinder's Tool-In-One was one of my favorite picks from #CHAshow. See the video demo on CraftTestDummies.com

As I mentioned earlier, I often have folks ask me what my CHA show favorites are. Sometimes it’s a wowzer new machine like the Brother Scan-N-Cut, but sometimes its a simple thing that makes life easier. Enter the new Spellbinder Tool-In-One. This cute little gizmo features a rolling brush and a little tool kit to […]

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#CHAshow Jewelry – Vicki’s Favorites

July 31, 2013


Blue Moon Beads

  As you may know I usually cover jewelry related items here on Craft Test Dummies. Even though the summer show is traditionally paper oriented I was still able to find some really great products for jewelry making. One of the first things I saw that made me squeal in delight were these Mixed Media […]

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Artisan X-Plorer Manual Die Cutting Machine from Spellbinders

July 17, 2013


Artisan X-plorer by Spellbinders Paper Arts

I love papercrafting, mixed media, and jewelry crafting, so I was especially excited to see the Artisan X-Plorer debuted at CHA winter earlier this year. It’s a heavier-duty “press” type of manual die-cutting machine.  According to the website, Introducing the new Spellbinders® Artisan X-plorer™ Machine, a multi-purpose, high pressure machine! This elegantly designed, compact roller press is […]

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Majestic Elements Dies and Imperial Gold Dies by Spellbinders (and Giveaway!)

July 5, 2013


Majestic Elelments Dies by Spellbinders

I love paper crafting, and despite my *numerous* electronic die-cutting machines, I still turn to my manual dies more often than not. And with the new Majestic Elements Dies and Imperial Gold Dies by Spellbinders, it’s easy to get a detailed cut with embossing in one pass! Here’s how they are described on the website: Crown your […]

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CHA Summer 2012: Sara’s Top Product Picks

August 1, 2012


Some Odd Girl Stamps (2)

There was so much to look at this year at CHA this summer!  As I walked the show floor I took mental notes of what made me, “oooh!” and, “Ahhh!” the most.  There were lots of new, fabulous paper lines premiering that made my heart skip a beat as well as a few new crafty […]

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CHA Summer 2012: SpellBinders Wins Innovation Award

July 25, 2012



Spellbinders is a company I’ve long admired for being innovative and original, and they sure showed off  their chops at CHA Summer 2012. It debuted new product such as the Majestic Elements line and the Card Creator. While we expect to have these products in hand soon to do a full review, in the meanwhile […]

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Cutting Fabric with Spellbinders Grand Calibur

September 28, 2011


Mod Applique Skirt

To wrap up National Sewing Month, I was really excited to try out the Spellbinders Grand Calibur and some of the new Edgeabilities and Shapeabilities dies, as well as some of the classic Nestabilities shapes for fabric-specific uses. (Keep in mind, this machine and these dies were designed with paper crafting in mind.) To be […]

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Simple “Good Luck” Ladybug Card

May 11, 2011


Did you know that ladybugs were symbols of good luck? I thought they’d be just the thing to put on a card for a new grad heading off to college, a kid getting ready for a play or competition, or even a friend heading off to a new job. With this sweet button/ribbon collection from […]

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