Paper Punches, do you still use yours?
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Posted: 12/5/2013 9:18:56 AM
I still use mine on occasion. I did get rid of a bunch of punches that I felt I could just cut out with my cricut. All the little cutsie punches. I did keep my border punches and basic shapes.








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Posted: 12/5/2013 10:53:57 AM
I just made 20 gift tags all with punches: large tag, 2 size circles, 2 size scallop circles, border punch, and a snowflake. Then I used scraps. No way would I get rid of my punches.


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Posted: 12/5/2013 11:00:21 AM
I love my punches and I have an electronic diecut machine. I currently have 4 new punches on my Santa List!

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Posted: 12/5/2013 12:01:23 PM
I've paired down on a lot of punch but I've kept all of my tab punches (love those) and my Martha steward punch-around-the-page punches. oh, and also my corner rounders.



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Posted: 12/5/2013 7:59:40 PM
I use my punches from time to time even though I have 2 die cut machines. It's faster & easier!


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Posted: 12/12/2013 3:18:04 AM
I use mine all the time. I fin them easier and more handy.


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Posted: 12/12/2013 8:05:03 AM

I am one of those weird people that don't own a cutting machine. I love, love, my punches!!


LOL, then I guess I am one of those weird people, too.
No cutting machine here either.
So I do use my punches, but it sounds like a lot of people do whether they have a machine or not.
I actually don't have a huge punch stash. Just a few basic shapes.
But I do have several border punches that I love.


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Posted: 12/12/2013 10:41:35 AM
If you want reasons to keep your punches I can recommend Jen gs tool school class! it will make you buy more probably

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Posted: 12/12/2013 3:14:06 PM
I love my punches.
I don't think I'll ever stop buying new ones, even if I ever get a cameo or portrait...punches are so much easier to use, IMO


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Posted: 12/13/2013 1:47:30 AM
A couple of weeks ago I did a big studio redo. I thought about getting rid of my punches. I even packed them away. That lasted two days. My punches were back out again.

I did get rid of a couple but the ones I have are my favorites. I use them for everything even if I have my Cameo or Cricut going for the same project.

Punches are great for those materials you don't want to cut on your die cutters. Example- Loose glitter paper or mixed media creations.

I have a Marvy Uchida scallop punch. That thing is huge. I was telling some of my friends one day that I love that punch so much. They were like "Get rid of it and get Nestabilities instead!" I said I had the Nestabilities but I love my punch. They kept trying to tell me I was making a mistake having a punch that huge in my stash. I thought to myself I rather get rid of my scissors before I gave away that punch. I would be lost without it I use it so much.


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Posted: 12/13/2013 5:25:50 PM
Yes. So easy to grab a punch when I need to do something quickly. And I'm kind of addicted to my border punchs.


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Posted: 12/13/2013 7:55:59 PM
To be honest, I have recently increased my stash of punches! They are so much quicker than pulling out my Cricut. I guess if it was out all the time it would be easier. Still, at the moment, I prefer my border pinches and circles


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Posted: 12/13/2013 8:22:47 PM
It's a big production for me to get out my cutter, so I only do it when I have a lot of shapes or several words. I use basic square, circle, and chevron punches quite a bit, plus one border punch.


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Posted: 12/14/2013 10:39:45 PM
I've become obsessed with punches; buying all the cm punches on eBay that i didn't have before.
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Posted: 12/15/2013 6:51:34 AM
I love punches! Its just easier most of the time to use a punch then to pull out the Cricut.

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Posted: 12/15/2013 3:57:41 PM
I have several die cutting machines.
I'm keeping my punches!! They are so easy to use if you need something quick. I like I can use up my smaller scrap paper with them.
My GD also loves using them for her projects!
I keep adding to my collection of paper punches.


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