Friday, December 3, 2010
I double stamped the poinsettia so that I could cut out the small part of the flower and pop it up. The background paper that I used was from "Design9 Studio" and was appropriately called "Poinsettia". The mat paper was from the Paper Temptress called "Gold Sparkle". A little ink was used around the edges of the image and some Stickles added.
Very simple and quick card . I hope you like it.
"Product Review of Wizard Grand Calibur"
The Grand Calibur by Spellbinder is a pretty hefty machine. It gives you the impression that it was built to last just like the original machine the Wizard, the older crank machine. From using this machine it proves to be very durable and strong. The Grand Calibur weighs about 10 pounds, but move and can be carried quit easy.
"Grand Calibur Front View"
The feed rollers in the machine are very large, and exsert a lot of pressure on what ever die or embossing folder that you feed through. The advantage to this is with the embossing folders you get very deep embossed results.
Have you ever had a Spellbinder die that would not cut completely? Not with this bad boy. I have tried every die that I have, my wife says to many, and they cut with ease. Also because of the size of the plates, 8 1/2" X 11", you can cut a few dies a the same time.
"Grand Calibur Plates"
All of the plates shown above come standard with the machine, no extras to buy. The package also includes a 8 1/2"X 11" embossing mat. Nice touch!!!
One other feature of the machine is that it has a vacuum securing function, it secures it to you work surface very tight so that it does not move around.
You are able to use a lot of the dies that you already have. I have used the Spellbinders, Quic-Kutz, and Sizzlets. One handy cap is that you can not use the larger dies, tickness wise.
All in all I would give it an "A-" rating
Well, that's all for today. Remember your comments are always welcome.
Have a GREAT DAY!!!