Archive | November 16, 2011

Welcome to Review Week on Scrapbook Update!

Did you notice something unusual about the posts on Scrapbook Update this week? It’s review week on Scrapbook Update! This week we have a whole slate of articles lined up for you that are all product reviews to help you with your holiday gift lists and sale shopping!

In case you missed them, here’s the ones that we’ve already brought to you:

We have more coming too, the rest of the week…so keep coming back!

Review | Hero Arts-Sizzix Stamp & Emboss and Stamp & Die Sets

As I wrote about in the staff blog hop recently, I use Sizzix dies, because I know they are a great quality and long lasting. I also use a lot of Hero Arts rubber stamps as they also are high quality and long lasting, and have a great library of images too. So as a fan of both companies I knew I had to check out their new collaboration.

There are two types of product sets that Hero Arts and Sizzix are producing together:


The first is a stamp plus Framelits die set. These are sets of decorative images that you stamp onto paper, then die cut out. The second type of set consists of a background stamp plus an embossing folder. These combine to create a larger stamped image that is embossed to highlight the design.

To get an idea of how these products work, check out the video: Continue Reading →