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tools of the trade.

Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite craft tools! No endorsements here; just pure awesomeness. Paper trimmer I’ve had this Cutterpede brand cutter for years now. The blade lasts a really long time and the cutting cushion can be rotated and flipped for maximum use. I have yet to replace it. The side ruler swivels out and the clear ruler on top lifts up for easy paper placing. Scissors I use two types. For paper I have a Recollections brand pair (left). For felt, a Tim Holtz brand (right). The short blades allow for more control and precision. The finger loops are nicely cushioned. Fun fact: I used to use kitchen sheers for all of my craft cutting. Can you believe that? After finding these scissors I can never go back! Bone folder This makes folding paper effortless, and super fun, too. This definitely reduces my chances of getting a paper cut or paper burn (#realcraftproblems). Rotary cutter I didn’t realize how much I “needed” this tool until I bought one. It makes cutting fabric super easy. Pair with a really …