Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Big Shot Loving it!!!

I'm loving my Big Shot and the Top Note Die, it is so veratile. 
 This is a list provided by Stampin' Up for materials that can be cut in the Big Shot.

Big Shot-Approved Materials
Big Shot Materials List for Bigz and Originals Dies
The following materials work well when creating die cuts with the Big Shot machine and Bigz and Originals dies. Please note the maximum thickness of several materials. As a rule of thumb, you can cut a material with your Big Shot machine and Bigz or Originals dies if you can cut it using your Craft & Paper Scissors.
  • Thick corkboard
  • Thick chipboard (59 mil)
  • Colored magnet
  • Ruffle board
  • Paper wood
  • Balsa wood (3/32")
  • Bass wood (1/16")
  • Metal mesh
  • Aluminum (.016)
  • Tin (.008)
  • Adhesive and non-adhesive mat board
  • Drawer liner
  • Shelf liner
  • Vinyl
  • Static cling vinyl
  • Shrink film
  • Fine sandpaper
  • Clear acetate (20 mil)
  • Vellum
  • Card stock
  • Patterned paper
  • Flocked paper
  • Contact paper
  • Textured paper
  • Metallic paper
  • Linen paper
  • Suede paper
  • Embossed metallic paper
  •  Basketball embossed paper
  • Faux alligator textured paper
  • Self-adhesive glitter paper
  • Fabric
  • Canvas
  • Iron-on fabric
  • Soft plush fabric
  • Burlap
  • Velvet
  • Corduroy
  • Lace
  • Heavyweight denim
  • Terry cloth
  • Funky fur
  • Thin leather
  • Quilt batting
  • Warm & natural batting
  • Fusible fleece
  • Self-adhesive craft metal
  • Self-adhesive cork
  • Self-adhesive foam
  • Self-adhesive magnet
  • Self-adhesive felt
  • Adhesive and non-adhesive rubber
  • Pop-up sponge
  • Poly foam
  • 100% pure beeswax (cut with parchment paper on top & bottom of beeswax.)
I'm really enjoying exploring the different possiblities.
I found this purse using the Top Note on Tami blog, she has a tutorial there.
I have used this for make 'n' takes for some of my workshops.
For this card I have added a brad to the flap on the purse.
I have used the left over peice from cutting Top Note as frame on the inside of the Card.
Supplies List
Stamp Set: Vintage Vogue, Teeny Tiny Sentiments and God's Blessings.
Card Stock: Rich Razzleberry, Orchid Opulence, Soft Suede, Whisper White and Cottage Wall DSP.
Inks: Rich Razzleberry.
Extras: Rich Razzleberry, Polka-Dot Ribbon, Gold Brads and Stampin Dimensionals.


  1. How gorgeous! This is an absolutely fabulous idea. I have my Cottage Wall papers - David collected them from Ann for me. I just love Rich Razzleberry! Thanks Helen!

  2. Wow Helen you have been busy love the cards and your felting, sounds like it has been a good week

  3. I love your big shot creations!! They're fabulous. Thanks for your comment on Just Add Ink, you don't have to use the colors listed - as long as it's close we don't mind! xx Amanda