Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Quick Tip Tuesday - DIY Pop Dots

Hello everyone and welcome to Tuesday!!!

I am excited about today's post because it is about one of my favorite non cricut tools that I love to use. And, that is pop dots. I love giving depth to my creations and I use these little guys in so many projects!

I found this great YouTube video provided by CraftaholicCentral showing exactly how you can create your own pop dots and so cheaply!

Now I have not been able to try this on my own as I do not own that big of a xyron sticker maker, but it is absolutely on my list. I can't wait to try it!





Thank you for joining me on another Quick Tip Tuesday, I will see you again next week!

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11 comments:

  1. Thank you, thank you, thank you! for this video! I have been needing some REALLY SMALL pop dots! I see the solution to my problem! Again, thank you for sharing this video! You have made my day! Aren't we papercrafters easy to please!!!
    Carolyn
    http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com
    cccscraproom@gmail.com

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  2. The pop dots is a great idea. I like that I can cut any size. I'll try it today! Thanks!
    Nancy JR

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  3. You can do the same thing with your sticker maker xyron --- just cut the foam fun into narrow strips. There are a lot of fun colors at the craft store!

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  4. I do this all the time...Its really a GREAT idea!! I use my small Xyron 1.5" Sticker Maker and cut my foam a bit shy of 1.5" so it fits into the machine. Then I cut them into narrow strips and store away so they are ready for when I need them. I use all sorts of color foam, I think it blends in better with my projects and gives just the right amount of dimension.

    Marlene
    FCCB DT

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  5. What a great idea! So CLEVER! I will try it today! Thanks for sharing.....I always look forward to your Tuesday Tips. You are the GREATEST!

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  6. This is an AWESOME tip!! I go through pop dots like crazy!! TFS

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  7. Love it! Going to try it tonight. Thanks for the great tip.

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  8. Great Video! Thanks for sharing that idea!

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  9. WOW!!! Thank you...I've just saved so much money seeing this tip! Can't wait to get to the craft store to buy some foam!

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  10. Great idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Great idea! I just picked up a sticker maker today and I have tons of foam in the house, next time I run out of pop dots I will not be buying more!

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