In order to craft, I have to have tools. Sometimes I use the same tool over and over for years, and other times I go through tool after tool. I have several tools that I use daily, and others not as frequently. I have several that I hoard!! I want to share with you the tools I love the most!! I stock up on my most needed and my favorite tools!! Some times I have found it better to invest in more expensive tools that will last a long time rather than use cheaper tools that need to be replaced frequently.
Taking care of your tools will save you money in the long run from continually replacing them!! I recorded a Live Video that highlighted some of my favorite tools and how I take care of them!! I listed links to find as many of these items as I could find!! Just click the work video in the next line to watch the video. I will come back and add to this list when I find more tools that we all need!!!
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I love my Silhouette Cameo – I have used two of the original Cameos and now use my Cameo 2 with my Cameo 3 as my back up. Since I rely on my Silhouette machine to operate my business, I always keep a back up machine. That way, if my machine dies (I use mine almost daily) than I am not forced to replace it at full price and I don’t have to wait to go get one or until one ships to me!
I use a lot of mats and recently learned how to re-sticky them with basting spray!!!
I love the Cricut tool kits and have 2 of the original sets. The new tools are a little prettier!
My heat press has been so much fun!!! I bought this press about 4 years ago and use it quite a bit!
I use HTV Stretch Vinyl and glitter vinyl. I get my vinyl here MYCRAFTSOURCE
My pressing pillows make a huge difference in my pressing quality, especially with onesies and stretchy material. I get then here PRESSINGPILLOWS
I have several scissors that I love, but EK Success are my favorite! SCISSORS
Hot Mesh Mom Wood Sign Blanks – use code: http://bit.ly/2LSVYah
Here is the tape gun I use with all paper crafts!!
Here is the paper trimmer I love using with vinyl and paper:
I talk about some of these supplies that I use the tools with. For your convenience, I thought I would add them on this page.
I use Oramask 813 Stencil Vinyl to make stencils for wood signs and garden flags – really anything I need a stencil for!! You can find it HERE
I got my Arkon Mount HERE – and I have a 20% off coupon you can use with the code: loriapgar
The Lavalier Microphone I use is BOYA by M1 Lavalier Microphone
I use BeLive to stream my live video – it gives me the option to have a split screen or a handful of other people on the stream with me. If you are interested in more information my link is http://belive.tv?ref=loriapgar
I WILL ADD NEW ITEMS TO THIS LIST WHEN I DISCOVER THEM!!!
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