ScorIt: First Project

May 4, 2009 at 9:53 am 1 comment

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This was my first project with the Scor-it Mini which is perfect for card making.  You can check out www.scorit.com (no “e” in score or  you’ll get to an entirely different site!) There, you can view other projects and videos.

The nice thing is that it has a hinge type score which makes a beautiful score line for actually making your own cards from card stock.  And, I learned something…even the pre-scored cards I buy cheap at Wal*Mart?  I’ve not been getting a great line when I fold them BECAUSE I’ve been folding them backwards!  Some with this…You actually fold it AGAINST what appears to be the natural fold.  The diagrams on their site make this more clear than I am able!

I can see a lot of benefit to a 12X12 ScoreIt in making these diagonals I’ve admired on other people’s cards, but the card size is still nice and handy.

Below are the stores in Kentucky that carry Scor-it Products if you are interested, or you can search online to find them and order.bouquet-magnanimity

Fort Mitchell

859-344-0700

Louisville

Archiver’s Scrapbooking Store

502-425-5395

Louisville

Arvey Paper Store

502-584-5343

Louisville

XPEDX Paper Store $023

502-584-5343

Mayfield

270-251-3600

Redmond

Rubber Soul

425-882-3333

Shawnee

The Scrapbook Page Online

913-383-1552

Whitesburg

Mountain of Scraps

606-633-8005

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  • 1. Cindy  |  May 4, 2009 at 2:22 pm

    Really like this, sounds like a gadget I need to get! I was hoping you would be at scrapbooking so I could compare some notes. After I saw your blog on the water colors, I pulled out some that I have had since Christmas and made some cards for last weekend. We’ll have to have a session soon.

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