5 Must Have Paper Crafting Tools

Posted by Meghan Quinones

These 5 paper crafting tools are must-haves for anyone creating cards, scrapbook pages, and other paper craft projects. You'll grab for these over and over again!

If you're new to paper crafting, there are some must-have tools you'll need to get started. Having the right tools and supplies in your arsenal is important so you can seamlessly complete your project from start to finish. I've rounded up a list of 5 paper crafting tools every crafter must have!

1. Martha Stewart Mini Score Board

A score board is a must. This mini score board is perfect for card making and other paper projects. It's great for creating crisp fold lines on card bases!

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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Scissors

Let's face it, when you're making cards and other paper crafting projects, you'll want a high-quality scissor close by. These Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Scissors have a micro-serrated edge that works great for cutting paper and cutting out fine details.

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3. Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Guillotine Trimmer

Whether your trimming strips of paper for your current scrapbook layout, or finishing a card base, you'll want a paper trimmer handy. The Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Guillotine Trimmer is designed to be used with paper or cardstock. The guides at top and bottom allow for quick and easy paper alignment!

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4. Best Ever Craft Mat by Ken Oliver

Protecting your work surface is so important when paper crafting. The last thing you want is ink overspray on your table! You can avoid a mishap like this by using the Best Ever Craft Mat by Ken Oliver. Not only does the mat protect your surface when working with inks and paints, but it's also heat resistant. You can use an iron on it, or place it in the oven to bake clay!

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5. Best Glue Ever

If you want a glue that can do it all, you need the Best Glue Ever by ScraPerfect. This glue is perfect for all your paper craft projects and other crafts too! It dries fast and clear with a super strong bond. It will bond to almost anything including paper, plastic, metal, wood, glass, fabric, foam and more. You can also use it to create your own glue dots! Get this glue, trust me, you'll be glad you did!

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If you want to get into paper crafting, or are a seasoned paper crafter, you'll be reaching for these 5 paper crafting tools over and over again. These basic tools and supplies will get you started in your paper crafting adventure and will keep you going as you become more experienced.

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