Circle Cutter Tip

I love the new Circle Cutter in the Spring/Summer Idea Book and Catalog.  The size options make it perfect for all types of projects.  But I was having a very hard time seeing the measurement in inches.  (I could read the centimeters – but that just doesn’t translate for me!)  So here’s my solution –



I cut a piece of Whisper White card stock 1/2″ x 3 1/4″ and adhered it with Snail to the underside of the measurements.



This doesn’t obstruct the view of the paper and I can now cut in inches instead of having to call one of my sweet Canadian friends to translate the measurements!  (I also do the same thing with the labels on my stamp boxes – cut 7/8″ x the width of the box!)  Hope this helps someone out there!  Enjoy!  Hugs, Fran

Updated: February 10, 2009 — 3:37 pm

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  1. That is just beyond BRILLIANT!! Thank you!! I couldn’t see the inch marks to save my life! 🙂 Patty

  2. I always use the sticky labels on my stamp set boxes and have put two of them on my cutter. If you have the narrow ones they work perfectly! Thanks for sharing. Using labels saves our precious paper!

  3. Ditto what Patty said, this is brilliant!!!!

  4. Ditto! Ditto! Brilliant, indeed!

  5. Thanks for sharing the great tip! I haven’t had a chance to open mine yet, but I am definitely going to do this since I heard the measurements are hard to see. Thanks a bunch!
    Charlene

  6. What an excellent idea!! I just did the same thing to mine and it’s perfect. Thanks so much for sharing your idea.

  7. What a great tip…thanks!! I will have to remember this if I get the new cutter.

  8. This is the BEST idea since sliced Bread! Thank you so much!

  9. This tool is on my next order. Thanks for the great tip!

  10. Wonderful idea! don’t you just love this circle cutter? I got the same version directly off the shelves of a craft store a year ago & after trying many others, feel in love with the ease of this one. It is one of my favorite tools! A definite must buy!!

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