Welcome back to My Favorite Crafty Things 2014.
In this series, I will be sharing my favorite crafty products of 2014. Each day will have a different topic with lots of videos, big giveaways (see below) and even store discounts:
- Simon Says Stamps is offering my readers 15% off the products I feature (shown HERE) using the code “JFAVES? from 11/19/14 until 11:59pmEST on 12/5/14.
- Ellen Hutson is offering my readers 10% off site-wide using the code “jensfav14” from 11/19/14 until 11:59pmEST on 12/7/14. (Includes in-stock items.)
- My Favorite Things is offering my readers 10% off site-wide using the code “FAVORITE” from 11/19/14 until 11:59pmEST on 12/7/14. (Excludes products in the “brand new” category.)
- Stay tuned! More discount codes will be announced as the series continues.
Today’s focus includes dies and die cutting essentials. There are two videos and the first is on favorite dies…
Warning: This video is pretty long. You can instead just check out the dies below.
[To watch on YouTube, click HERE.]
BASIC SHAPE DIES
Dies are tools that can be used over and over for crafting. Therefore, let’s start with some must-have basic shapes:
I am completely head-over-heels in love with word dies. I can’t get enough! Here are some favorites, but I recommend you check out other word dies from these companies, too.
OTHER MUST-HAVE DIES
Here are some other must-have dies from this past year:
STAMP & DIE COMBOS
Many stamps have matching dies available now. And sometimes the combo of products has so much to offer that you can’t pass it up…
DIE CUTTING ESSENTIALS
This second video shares a few die cutting essentials that may be helpful to you.[To watch on YouTube, click HERE.]
Are you creating a wish list for Christmas? This list of Favorite Crafty Things could also make a great gift guide. Feel free to pass along this link or print the page and circle what you hope to see under the tree.
Time for more giveaways! Today’s prizes are big, thanks to many generous companies. I have giveaways for FIVE more lucky winners! You could win one of these prizes:
- Sizzix Vagabond!!!! from Sizzix and Tim Holtz
- $50 gift certificate to Lawn Fawn
- $25 gift certificate to Paper Smooches
- $25 gift certificate to Waffle Flower
- $25 gift certificate to Mama Elephant
For your chance, just leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 12/7/14 telling me what your favorite die is. Good luck! (Winners will be posted on my “Winners page” after the giveaway closes.)