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Pumpkin Cottage Fan Gallery

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Wow! I'm SO loving your takes on the Pumpkin Cottage!! It just went live a matter of days ago...

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... and already so many of you have made it and shared photos! Check out the awesome projects that have just been posted on Facebook and Instagram!

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"What kind of glue should I use?"

I haven't tried TOO many other glues, but sometimes people ask me what kind of glue I use.

I've been doing paper craft projects regularly for about 10 years, and my absolute favorite is Scotch Tacky Glue. It comes in 2 oz. bottles and 4 oz. bottles.

It used to be called "Quick-Dry ...


Design Inspiration - Summertime Paper Crafts

Make something amazing this Summer with your cutting machine!

Here are some of our favorite Summertime projects....


Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters - A Closer Look

Hi Crafty Friends!

Today I was putting my Lighthouse project on display for the Summer in my craft studio, and I thought it would be fun to take some new pictures of it! Especially to get some more close-up shots of it so that you can get a better look at it!

It's one of my all-time favorite projects. :)...


Design Inspiration - Belle of the Ball

Make our Elegant Gown in yellow and she'll feel like the belle of the ball! Your little princess won't forget this keepsake gift box!

See the Elegant Gown in our Brunch Party SVG Kit here!

~Mary :)

P.S. Save 20% on your entire purchase at SVGCuts.com through Monday with code HONOR2017


Design Inspiration - Baby Shower Umbrella Bag & Tool Giveaway

Happy Monday!!

A few months back, I released a collection of five gift bags for Easter/Spring, and so many of you commented, saying how cute the Umbrella Bag would be for a baby shower/gift.

It's actually one of our most-liked photos of all-time on Instagram!

So when I made my second Umbrella Bag on YouTube, I cut the panels out ...


"What kind of card stock is best for SVGCuts projects?"

New to paper crafting, or just curious? Wondering what kind of card stock is best for SVGCuts projects? I get this question regularly, so you’re not alone! :)

I’ve been making loads of dimensional paper crafts here at SVGCuts for over eight years now, and a few products have become staples in my craft room.

You can really use just about any paper you’d like for projects, although paper that’s about “80 ...


Brother Scan N Cut SVG to FCM Conversion using Sure Cuts A Lot 4

Sure Cuts A Lot 4 is a dream come true for those of you with Brother Scan N Cut machines, more importantly Scan N Cut users that love SVGCuts.com. Sure Cuts A Lot 4's SVG to FCM conversion workflow is unmatched by any program on the market. The software will allow you to spend less time converting and more time cutting and playing with paper.

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Comparing Cricut Explore, Sizzix eclips2 and Silhouette CAMEO

SVG Workflow
For users of SVGCuts files, workflow is VERY important. Spending less time importing and preparing your files for cutting means spending more time actually assembling your projects. In the video below, we imported all of the necessary files to create the Thanksgiving Box Card from our Autumn Box Cards SVG Kit. The results are as follows:

  • Silhouette CAMEO using Silhouette Studio Designer Edition: 3:03
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The Perfect DSLR Lens For Paper Crafters 2014 Edition

Lenses Are Everything
The lenses that come bundled with most DSLR cameras aren't alway the best. In fact, they are some of the most inexpensive lenses that the manufacturer produces so that the price of the bundle can be kept to a minimum. These lenses aren't bad, but they're not good either. If you're going to purchase a DSLR camera, you might as ...