Have you wanted to make cards for friends and family but don't know where to start? It can be overwhelming to look at all of the various supplies available. There are a plethora of supplies and embellishments that can be purchased. But what do you need to get started? Here is a list of basic supplies that will help you get started on your card making journey.
A crafting paper trimmer has a blade that slides along a track to trim paper. A guillotine style trimmer has a handle with a blade that moves up and down to cut your paper. A guillotine trimmer can cut more paper at once. Paper trimmers are perfect for getting clean straight cuts that you can’t get with a pair of scissors.
A bone folder is a dull-edged hand tool. They were traditionally of wood, bamboo, or genuine bone. Bone folders today are made from heat resistant materials. It is perfect for scoring and creasing paper.
Country Craft Creations paper printed on a luxurious Cotton Vellum Bristol. The Cotton Bristol makes our new collections a dream to work with. Not too heavy, and perfect for fussy cutting. Our paper is made by our designers exclusively for country craft creations. It is printed here in the USA. The paper is double sided and includes cut-apart sheets.
A good pair of scissors is an essential tool in every crafter's stash. A good pair of scissors can cut a clean straight edge. A good pair of scissors can fussy cut small elements to place on cards.
Scor - Tape
Scor-Tape is an amazing product. It is a premium double sided adhesive, best on the market, acid free, heat resistant and incredibly sticky tape.
Art Glitter Glue
This versatile adhesive is both flexible and strong enough to bond items such as wood, metal, cardboard, canvas, plastic, and even glass. The extra fine precision Metal Tip Attachment to add to the end of the spout to create a much finer application of adhesive.
Cutting mats are typically self-healing and reversible. The self-healing mat protects your craft knives, rotary cutters, and your workspace. It is important to get a cutting mat that is large enough to accommodate your preferred card sizes.