Am I the only one who hasn't joined the Thickers fan club?

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Posted 2/6/2013 by mamaofdudes in General Scrappin'
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Posted: 2/7/2013 9:04:54 AM
I own a few packages and have used them, but I must say that I have wondered about the Thickers "love" and the huge collections people have of them. And, the only reason I've even wondered is because I don't actually notice them on a lot of pages, kwim? I do like the option and I do like see what other people do with different products even if I don't use them myself.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 9:45:29 AM
I have 2 packages of Thickers that I haven't even used yet. So I guess I am not in the Thickers Fan Club.



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Posted: 2/7/2013 9:54:57 AM
I love Thickers!! So easy to use, and I love the different textures.



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Posted: 2/7/2013 10:05:10 AM
well, I don't have a Cricut, nor am I going to get one, so I have a growing collection of letter stickers. Including some Thickers (not a ton, but I have a few sets). I like the different fonts, I like that they add dimension to my page, and I've never had any problems with them not sticking.




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Posted: 2/7/2013 10:07:40 AM
I love thickers! They add so much dimension as well as different looks. I have a Cameo and use that for letters also, as well as all the different types of small alphas. I like to mix things up a lot and use different alphas within one title... as well as not having all my titles look the same.

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Posted: 2/7/2013 11:04:28 AM
No. I own a couple of sets but so far, I haven't used them. I just never became as enamoured of them as much as everyone else did. I'm not a big "layered" scrapper, though. AND I don't believe that every page has to have a title. When I do use titles, I usually just rely on a pretty font in boldface to do the trick.

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Posted: 2/7/2013 2:11:02 PM
At first I wasn't into the thickers either but once I tried them I fell in love with them. I now have a ton of them. I love the look of them and the dimension they give my pages. Yes most of the chipboard ones seem to not be sticky enough and are falling off in packages but I just add a little extra adhesive to them before adding to my layout and it works great. Yes I have a cameo and could make them but being able to grab a pack of thickers is so much quicker when I don't have much time to scrap.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 2:16:49 PM
I have some that I have been given with collections etc and I do like them for speed. But I do get annoyed with leftover stickers

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Posted: 2/7/2013 4:01:59 PM
I bought some because I see them in all the videos but have yet to use them. I really need to use them but I also seem to reach for my stamps or use my Cricut more even though in reality these would be easier to use. I must make myself to them.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 5:37:06 PM
I held off for a really long time, but now I am hooked! I can't get enough of them!

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Posted: 2/7/2013 5:48:16 PM
I didn't think I would be that into them, but I am finding that I keep going back to thickers over and over again.

That being said I won't buy them full price - most of the time I get them through monthly kits, or I stalk my local Big Lots and score them for $1 or so.

The most I've spent was about $3/pack for my very favorite ones (a dear lizzy set that were this fabulous handwritten font in a beautiful berry red color) that were in the clearance section of my local A's

I am finding I really love them!

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Posted: 2/7/2013 6:11:18 PM
I wanted to come in and see who all the haters are!
I love Thickers but I find that I have to add wet adhesive to the back or they won't stick for long.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 6:14:30 PM
I really like Thickers but I don't have the crazy amount that others do.

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Posted: 2/7/2013 6:21:26 PM
I think is because it's really time consuming to get the electronic device or diec cut machine and go through your cartridges, type collection, die cuts..... Then got to your papers and pick the right one. Then, you have to decide how to glue them...OMG! By the time you did all that I finished my tittle with my Thickers....
And when Every time I got to a marshals, big lots, TJ maxx I find a thicker I don't have for 1.49 or 2.00....hmmmm.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 6:23:06 PM
I love Thickers but I've noticed that the more I use my Cameo, the more I scale back my use of Thickers.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 6:31:33 PM
I like Thickers, but I don't have any cutting system. So I like the size and dimension I get with them.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 8:31:03 PM
I will admit I have bought a few packs recently because I love how they look, especially in PL to add dimension. I'm planning on using them especially since they do cost so much.

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Posted: 2/7/2013 9:02:31 PM
I do love Thickers, but I love cardstock alphas even more, especially small alphas.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 10:01:07 PM
I am a big thickers fan.i also like chipboard and alphabet stickers (Lilly bee designs do some great mini letters).
I don't have any sort of cutting system so I figure the cost isn't too much when I factor in how many I have against a machine.


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Posted: 2/7/2013 10:17:07 PM
I have never owned Thickers...plan to never own them as well. I love my Cameo!!

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Posted: 2/7/2013 11:32:48 PM

I have never owned Thickers...plan to never own them as well. I love my Cameo!!


I don't hate Thickers, but I agree with the above poster. I design most of my own titles in Inkscape and my Cameo is always hooked up to my computer, so that's not an issue.


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Posted: 2/22/2013 11:39:03 AM
I just bought ten packs at TJ Maxx! I have a Cricut and scal, but find it much easier just to use the pre-made alphas for a quick title.
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