Craft Desk Essentials

 

What I Like and Use Most

I often get asked what I like or what I use.  Below is a list and links of my craft desk essentials and a few things I love to use while paper crafting and card making.  The listed items {for me} are tried and true. I like them alot & do recommend them:)  The list below is updated quarterly due to all the New and improved crafty items out there:)

Paper – Cardstock I Like

CARD BASE • Heavyweight Cardstock 8.5″x11″ 
——— https://amzn.to/2PBrXwj [ AMZ ]  COUGAR DIGITAL
——— http://bit.ly/2sFRYVq [ SPL ]  WHIP CREAM

Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB REAM Smooth Solar White Paper Pack 250 Sheets zoom image

 

STAMPING/COLORING • Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack
——— http://bit.ly/2kq6blr [ SSS ] 25 SHEETS
——— https://bit.ly/39f3IgW [ SSS ]  250 REAM

Assorted Cardstock Pack (24 sheets)

 

COLORED CARDSTOCK • ALL & Assorted Cardstock Pack
——— http://bit.ly/2Zbq8w2 [ SPL ] ASSORTED
——— http://bit.ly/37eYDUC [ SPL ]  ALL

 

 

BLACK CARDSTOCK • Black Licorice 8.5 x 11 Cardstock
——— https://bit.ly/39dREMSZ [ SPL ]

 

Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# FOG Gray FG27 zoom image

 

GRAY CARDSTOCK • Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# FOG Gray
——— http://bit.ly/2mFA9PI [ SSS ]

 

Neenah Environment 100 LB SMOOTH DESERT STORM  Paper Pack 25 Sheets zoom imageKRAFT CARDSTOCK • Kraft Cardstock Paper Pack 8.5 x 11
——— http://bit.ly/2BUghzB [ SSS ] Neenah
——— https://amzn.to/2NlOMCQ [ AMZ ]  Neenah

——— https://bit.ly/33H8zpZ [ SPL ] FSJ OATMEAL COOKIE

 

Strathmore BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12 Paper Pad 365096 zoom image

 

INK BLENDING CARDSTOCK • Strathmore BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12 Paper Pad
——— https://bit.ly/3bw949d [ SSS ]
——— http://amzn.to/2snN4vs [ AMZ]

Tim Holtz 8.5 X 11 DISTRESS WATERCOLOR CARDSTOCK Ranger TDA53927 zoom image

 

WHITER WATERCOLOR CARDSTOCK • Tim Holtz 8.5 X 11 DISTRESS WATERCOLOR
——— https://bit.ly/2UrhQOG [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/3apyswQ [ AMZ ]

 

Canson XL WATERCOLOR PAPER 9x12 140lb Pad 726259 zoom image

REGULAR WATERCOLOR CARDSTOCK • Canson XL Series Watercolor Pad, 9″ x 12″
——— https://bit.ly/3bqtaBH [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2UdMsnU [ AMZ ]

——— http://bit.ly/2jTtEeg [ SPL ] COLOR SPLASH WATERCOLOR SHEETS  4-1/4 X 5-1/2″

 

My Favorite Things BLACK AND WHITE STRIPES 6x6 Inch Paper Pack 3419 zoom image

 

PATTERNED PAPER • My Favorite Things BLACK AND WHITE STRIPES 6×6 Inch Paper
——— http://bit.ly/2xru7rs [ SSS ]

 

 

Coloring Mediums I Like

Copic 12 Bold BASIC SKETCH MARKER SET Colors zoom image

 

SKETCH • Copic BASIC SKETCH MARKER Colors INDIVIDUAL
——— https://bit.ly/33EDt2c [ SSS ]

 

Zig CLEAN COLOR 24 SET Real Brush RB6000AT24V Preview Image

 

WATERCOLOR MARKERS • Zig CLEAN COLOR 24 SET Real Brush
——— https://bit.ly/2UgbXFj [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2EnhQcT [ AMZ ]

 

Prismacolor 3596T  Premier Colored Pencils, Soft Core, 12 Count

 

COLORED PENCILS • Prismacolor PREMIER COLORED PENCILS Set of 12
——— https://bit.ly/2UegtULC [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/33HxtpC [ AMZ ]

 

 

Journey Color Splash Watercolor Pencils

 

WATERCOLOR PENCILS • Journey Color Splash Watercolor Pencils
——— http://bit.ly/2R5RsId [ SPL ]

 

 

Ink Pads I like

Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad VF-82 zoom image

 

SENTIMENT STAMPING • Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
——— http://bit.ly/2CUlJWE [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/32g9BHy [ AMZ ]
Black Licorice True Color Fusion Ink Pad

——— http://bit.ly/2FfheVc [ SPL ] FSJ BLACK LICORICE

**THIS INK DOES STAIN YOUR STAMPS

 

Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001 Preview Image

 

WATERMARK INK • Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD
——— https://bit.ly/2QDyCJt [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2UeFoHu [ AMZ ]

 

Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSSING REFILL Watermark Ink 311015 Preview Image

 

WATERMARK INK REFILL • Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSSING REFILL Watermark Ink
——— https://bit.ly/2y4y6Ob [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/3dnWuKC [ AMZ ]

 

Tsukineko Versamark VERSAMARKER Watermark Emboss Pen 21001 Preview Image

 

WATERMARK INK PEN • Tsukineko Versamark VERSAMARKER Watermark Emboss Pen
——— https://bit.ly/3biG0BMX [ SSS ]

Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full Size me-900 Preview Image

 

IMAGE STAMPING • Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full Size
——— https://bit.ly/39jzE3S [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2UgGfb3 [ AMZ ]

 

COLORED INK PADS • Color Full Size Ink Pads

——— http://bit.ly/2JGTDP4 [ LDRS ] LDRS CREATIVE

**INDIVIDUAL INK PADS & BUNDLES

 

Lemon Drop True Color Fusion Ink Pad

——— https://bit.ly/2WymfCa [ SPL ]  FSJ TRUE COLOR FUSION

**INDIVIDUAL INK PADS

 

Tim Holtz Distress OXIDE INK PAD SET OF 12 Ranger ranger114 Preview Image

 

OXIDE INK PADS • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Ranger——— http://bit.ly/2EZUI2q [ SSS ]

———  http://amzn.to/2EkD0sw [ AMZ ]

 

Tim Holtz MINI DISTRESS INK PADS SET 1 THROUGH 15 Ranger MINIS1TO15 Preview Image

 

DISTRESS INK CUBES • Tim Holtz MINI DISTRESS INK PADS Ranger

——— https://bit.ly/3bm9uig [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2y8v7nH [ AMZ ]

 

Adhesives I Like

Kokuyo LONG Dot Liner Adhesive Runner 254043 Preview Image

TAPE RUNNER • Kokuyo LONG Dot Liner Adhesive Runner
——— http://bit.ly/2FlDygc [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/3bsoYRN [ AMZ ]
——— https://amzn.to/2QMNrti [ AMZ ] REFILL

 

Tonic DELUXE ADHESIVE Nuvo Glue 200N Preview Image

 

GLUE BOTTLE • Tonic DELUXE ADHESIVE Nuvo Glue
——— http://bit.ly/2RwWr4Z [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2R5ley3 [ AMZ ]

 

 

 

PRECISION GLUE • Precision Glue – Hero Arts
——— https://bit.ly/2JbqHyU [ HeroArts ]
——— https://amzn.to/2xvGpSE [ AMZ ]

 

 

XL FOAM TAPE ROLL • Scotch Indoor Mounting Tape, 3/4-inch x 38-yards, White, 1-Roll THIS IS THE BIG ROLL
——— https://amzn.to/2Jg4hfM [ AMZ ]

 

 

ADHESIVE SHEETS • Amazon.com: Stick It Adhesive Sheets (5 Pack), 8 x 6.125
——— https://amzn.to/3dzqByY [ AMZ ]

 

 

Journey Foam Squares - mediumMEDIUM FOAM SQUARES • Journey Foam Squares & Best Creation SMALL SQUARES 3-D Foam Tape Adhesive
——— http://bit.ly/35frOpM [ SPL ]
——— https://amzn.to/2NlOLig [ Amazon US ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/ny141p [ SSS ]

 

Best Creation SMALL SQUARES 3-D Foam Tape Adhesive FT001 zoom imageSMALL FOAM SQUARES • Journey Foam Squares & Best Creation SMALL SQUARES 3-D Foam Tape

——— https://amzn.to/2vXmonQ [ AMZ ] BULK 5 PACK
——— https://ldli.co/e/6q6o69 [ SSS ] SINGLE PACK

Journey Foam Squares - small

——— http://bit.ly/35frOpM [ SPL ] SINGLE PACK

 

 

FUN FOAM •   Fibre Craft Foam-Sheets 5-1/2-Inch-by-8-1/2-Inch, 50-Pack  **NOTE A Similar pack is available at your local Walmart in the craft section at a better price.

——— http://amzn.to/2WCRhZr [ AMZ ]

 

Therm O Web PIXIE SPRAY iCraft Removable for Stencils 3397 Preview Image

 

STENCIL SPRAY • Therm O Web PIXIE SPRAY iCraft Removable for Stencils
——— http://bit.ly/35MZHz8 [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/3dAPTwr [ AMZ ]

 

Therm O Web 0.5 INCH PURPLE TAPE Easy Release Removable 5565 Preview Image

LOW TACK  TAPE • It works great!  **However when this runs out I won’t order any more.  I will just use washi tape.   Therm O Web 0.5 INCH PURPLE TAPE Easy Release Removable

——— https://ldli.co/e/4q7575 [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/3dw8mu9 [ AMZ ]

 

3M 2 INCH WIDE POST-IT TAPE 36 Yards White Mask 06951 Preview Image

POST IT TAPE • Great for masking too!  3M 2 INCH WIDE POST-IT TAPE 36 Yards

——— http://bit.ly/2WjitNY [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/3btv8kt [ AMZ ]

 

Scor-Tape 0.125 Inch Crafting Tape Preview Image

 

THIN TAPE • Scor-Tape 1/8″ X 27yds-
——— https://amzn.to/2UzyStW [ AMZ ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/3qk2kg [ SSS ]

 

Craft Mats & Tools I Like

CRAFT MAT • Tim Holtz Tonic REPLACEMENT NON-STICK MAT
——— https://ldli.co/e/5qnnn0 [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/39hmSCK [ AMZ ]

 

Tool and Accessories Magnetic Handy Mat

 

CRAFT MATS • Cutting Mats Mini and Large Desk Mat
——— https://ldli.co/e/qx99jr [ SPL ] MINI

——— https://amzn.to/3bwcGbc [AMZ ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/jyjj9o [ SPL ] DESK MAT (PICTURED)

EK Success MINI SCORING BOARD 54-00101 Preview Image

 

SCORE BOARD • EK Tools Mini Scoring Board
——— https://amzn.to/3bf8FHQ [ AMZ ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/orddyq [ SSS ]

 

Lawn Fawn BONE FOLDER Crafting Tool LF1814 Preview Image

 

BONE FOLDER • Lawn Fawn BONE FOLDER Crafting Tool
——— https://ldli.co/e/lylleo [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/39jSpnP [ AMZ ]

 

Bloom Mini Tote

 

TRASH BIN • Bloom Mini Tote **Lays flat for easy portability
——— http://bit.ly/2F9NoBr [ SPL ]

 

 

Tool 'n One

 

CRAFT PICK • Tool ‘n One

——— http://bit.ly/2YQBrZd [ SPL ]
——— https://amzn.to/3byIxYS [ AMZ  ]

 

Sizzix CURVED FINE-TIP TWEEZERS Accessory 664140 Preview Image

 

TWEEZERS • Sizzix 664140 Accessory Curved Fine-Tip Tweezers
——— https://amzn.to/3dl3EQ5 [ AMZ ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/0qddxl [ SSS ]

 

Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger 4 Ounces TDA47414 Preview Image

 

SPRAY BOTTLE • Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger 4 Ounces
——— https://ldli.co/e/3qkkkd [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/2QH9a5F [ AMZ ]

 

 

Die Cutting / Die Cutting Machines

Spellbinders PLATINUM 6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine PE-100 Preview Image

MOST USED • Platinum 6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine – 6″ Platform
——— http://bit.ly/Plnm6sp [ SPL ]
——— https://amzn.to/2WNTukQ [ AMZ ]
——— https://bit.ly/3angjzP [ SSS ]

 

PL-101 Spellbinders PLATINUM 6 CUTTING PLATES  zoom imageREPLACEMENT PLATES • PL-101 Spellbinders PLATINUM 6 CUTTING PLATES

——— https://bit.ly/3ap4dGA [ SPL ]
——— https://amzn.to/2Jm0wW5 [ AMZ ]
——— https://bit.ly/2Jgto2d [ SSS ]

 

Platinum Die Cutting and Embossing Machine - 8.5" Platform

 

XL FULL SIZE • Platinum Die Cutting and Embossing Machine – 8.5″ Platform

——— http://bit.ly/2NK8StB [ SPL ]
——— https://amzn.to/2JjcaB5 [ AMZ ]

 

MINI TRAVEL • Spellbinders Prizm PZ-100 Die Cutting Machine
———  [ SPL ]
——— https://amzn.to/2Ulwb0j [ AMZ ]

 

 

DIE CUTTING KNIPS • The Beadsmith Vintaj Ergonomic Round-Nose Flush Cutters
——— https://amzn.to/3bmz7iY [ MZ]

 

 

 

Trimmers

Tim Holtz Tonic GUILLOTINE COMFORT PAPER TRIMMER 160E Preview Image

 

CARD TRIMMERS • Tim Holtz Tonic GUILLOTINE COMFORT PAPER TRIMMER
——— https://ldli.co/e/plzzp3 [ SSS ]
——— https://amzn.to/33EdU18 [ Amz ]

 

Swingline Paper Trimmer, Guillotine Paper Cutter, 12" Cut Length, 10 Sheet Capacity, ClassicCut Lite (9312)FULL PAPER TRIMMERS • SWINGLINE 12 X 12  GUILLOTINE   ——— https://amzn.to/3dmGeJX [ AMZ ]

 

 

Journey Blooms Paper Trimmer

 

FULL PAPER TRIMMERS • FSJ JOURNEY BLOOMS PAPER TRIMMER                                                                                      ——— http://bit.ly/2X3TJsN [ SPL ]

 

 

Tim Holtz Tonic MAXI GUILLOTINE COMFORT PAPER TRIMMER 1980e Preview Image

 

FULL PAPER TRIMMERS • Tim Holtz Tonic MAXI GUILLOTINE COMFORT PAPER TRIMMER

——— https://ldli.co/e/r1kkxr [ SSS ]

 

Stamping Tools

 

 

Clear Block (4" x 6") - GSTAMPING BLOCKS • Love these!! Clear Blocks – All
——— http://bit.ly/2MOynt0 [ SPL ]

 

 

 

Hero Arts MISTI CREATIVE CORNERS BLACK MT350 Preview ImageSTAMPING TOOLS FOR MISTI • Hero Arts MISTI CREATIVE CORNERS BLACK

——— http://bit.ly/HeroArts [ HA ]

———  https://amzn.to/2UF5Vgm%5B AMZ ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/1qzz16 [ SSS ]

Hero Arts MISTI REGULAR BLACK MT300 Preview Image

 

REG STAMPING POSITIONER • Hero Arts MISTI REGULAR BLACK——— https://bit.ly/2QHFXYtc [ HA ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/dy226d [ SSS ]

 

 

Hero Arts MISTI MINI BLACK MT310 Preview Image

 

MINI STAMPING POSITIONER • Hero Arts MISTI MINI BLACK      ——— https://bit.ly/2xV8O4P [ HA ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/lylle1 [ SSS ]

 

Ranger Inkssentials CLEAR STAMP CLEANER INK23548 Preview Image

 

STAMP CLEANER • Ranger Inkssentials CLEAR STAMP CLEANER

——— https://ldli.co/e/ey5555 [ SSS ]

——— https://amzn.to/3dyLJW3 [ AMZ ]

 

Embossing Tools I like

ANTI STATIC POWDER TOOL • EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator
——— https://ldli.co/e/ey5555 [ SimonSaysStamp ]

ANTI STATIC POWDER BAG • Brutus Monroe REFILLABLE MAGIC POWDER TOOL
——— https://ldli.co/e/myxxxo [ SimonSaysStamp ]

EMBOSSING HEAT GUN • PW200 Embossing Tool
——— https://ldli.co/e/1qzz15 [ HeroArts ]

EMBOSSING POWDER HOLDER-DRAWER UNIT • DreamGenius Makeup Organizer 3 Pieces Acrylic Cosmetic Storage…
——— https://amzn.to/2JbbCgI [ AMZ ]

 

Blending Tools and Brushes I Like

TINY BLENDING TOOL • Ranger DETAIL BLENDING TOOLS 5 Pack
——— https://ldli.co/e/9x44gk [ SimonSaysStamp ]

SMALL BLENDING TOOL • Dauber Dowel Small (2 cm)
——— https://ldli.co/e/kpyymp [ spellbinderspaperarts.com ]

REGULAR BLENDING TOOL • Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS
——— https://ldli.co/e/7oggny [ SimonSaysStamp ]

LARGE BLENDING BUSH • Ergonomic Blending Brush
——— https://ldli.co/e/ny11jp [ pinkandmain.com ]

CLEAR BLENDER BRUSH & HOLDER • 10 HOLE OVAL BRUSH HOLDER Round Clear
——— https://ldli.co/e/6q6679 [ SimonSaysStamp ] HOLDER
——— https://ldli.co/e/gymm47 [ SimonSaysStamp ]  BLENDER BRUSHES

WATER BRUSH PEN • Journey Blending Brush (small)
——— https://ldli.co/e/zgoo67 [ spellbinderspaperarts.com ]

PAINT BRUSHES • Royal Langnickel ZEN WATERCOLOR BRUSH ROUND SIZE 6
——— https://ldli.co/e/4q7795 [ SimonSaysStamp ] SIZE 6
——— https://ldli.co/e/2q99d9 [ SimonSaysStamp ]  SIZE 4

 

Scissors and Cutting Tools I Like

XLARGE SCISSORS • Amazon.com: Tim Holtz Micro-Serrated Titanium Shears & Snips Scissor Set,…
——— https://amzn.to/3dpkhdi [ Amazon US ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/5qnnkk [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/3qkkzg [ SimonSaysStamp ]

LARGE DETAIL SCISSORS • Amazon.com: Tonic TNC2343EUS THoltz Scissors 6″Haberdashery
——— https://amzn.to/2QH9cdN [ Amazon US ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/myxx0m [ SimonSaysStamp ]

DETAIL FUSSY CUTTING SCISSORS • Amazon.com : Precision Scissors 2 pc : Arts, Crafts & Sewing
——— https://amzn.to/33EeSdQ [ Amazon US ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/ey55q2 [ spellbinderspaperarts.com ]

CRAFT KNIFE • Retractable Craft Knife

——— https://ldli.co/e/xn447j [ spellbinderspaperarts.com ]

 

Specialty Papers / Other Items I like

MASKING PAPER • Therm O Web Gina K Designs MASKING MAGIC Mask Paper
——— https://ldli.co/e/qx9lgx [ SimonSaysStamp ]

MASKING PAPER • Inkadinkado STAMPING MASK PAPER Dimensional Crafting
——— https://ldli.co/e/jyj3d4 [ SimonSaysStamp ]

VELLUM • Hero Arts CLASSIC VELLUM LAYERING PAPER
——— https://ldli.co/e/y62n9p [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/plzp64 [ HeroArts ]

EMBOSSABLE ACETATE • Judikins EMBOSSABLE WINDOW PLASTIC SHEETS
——— https://ldli.co/e/r1kx0l [ SimonSaysStamp ]

SHAKER ACETATE • Hero Arts ACETATE SHEETS 5 x 6 inches
——— https://ldli.co/e/ordynk [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://ldli.co/e/lyle9g [ HeroArts ]

SHAKER ACETATE • Clearview Sheets – Acetate Clear Sheets
——— https://ldli.co/e/xn47z4 [ spellbinderspaperarts.com ]

WHITE GEL PEN • Uni-Ball Pen Signo Gel WHITE UM-153
——— https://ldli.co/e/1qz1y1 [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2EaEV03 [ Amazon US ]

CLEAR DROPS • Tonic MORNING DEW Nuvo Crystal Drops
——— https://ldli.co/e/dy26gm [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2HZb24P [ Amazon US ]

GLOSSY ACCENTS • Ranger MINI GLOSSY ACCENTS Glue Adhesive
——— https://ldli.co/e/kpymp4 [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2DS6g9x [ Amazon US ]

 

Sparkly and Glittery Stuff I Like

GLITTER DROPS • Ranger Stickles DIAMOND Glitter Glue
——— https://ldli.co/e/zgo6g1 [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2F2mfjZ [ Amazon US ]

GLITTER DROPS • Tonic WHITE BLIZZARD Nuvo Glitter Drops
——— https://ldli.co/e/9x4gxd [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2EtUQd2 [ Amazon US ]

SHIMMER PEN • ZIG Wink of Stella GLITTER CLEAR Brush Tip Marker
——— https://ldli.co/e/7ogno3 [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2ROI0bs [ Amazon US ]

SHIMMER SPRAY • Tsukineko SILVER Sheer Shimmer Spritz Large 2oz
——— https://ldli.co/e/ny1jy6 [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2Gb7ahs [ Amazon US ]

SHIMMER PEN • Tonic AQUA SHIMMER PEN Nuvo 2 Pack
——— https://ldli.co/e/6q67q2 [ SimonSaysStamp ]

GLITTER CARDSTOCK • Lawn Fawn PIXIE DUST Sparkle 8.5 x 11 Cardstock
——— https://ldli.co/e/gym4yn [ SimonSaysStamp ]
——— https://amzn.to/2DsfbMj [ Amazon US ]

 

Coming Soon – Storage Organization

 

MAGNETIC SHEETS • Marietta Magnetics – 25 Magnetic Sheets of 8″ x 10″ Adhesive 20 mil
——— https://amzn.to/2I7BTLD [ Amazon US ]