Sizzix Alphabars? (and an intro)

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Sizzix Alphabars? (and an intro)

I'm finding the Sizzix Alphabars on clearance online ... do any of you have it? Would you recommend it? I have a complete regular Sizzix font, three Sizzlets (what a pain!), and several shapes dies. I just wasn't sure if I should splurge on these. I like the fonts though.

This is the one I'm looking at:

http://www.sizzix.com/shop.cfm?function=detail&ProductItemNumber=38-1155

BTW, I'm new on this board. I used to frequent the SB board here back in the day (we're talking a few years ago). It really slowed down, so I haven't been back in ages. But I promise to come back when I have a little bit more time (girls are eating dinner now then we're off to AC Moore to buy some supplies for a crop night tomorrow). I look forward to seeing what everyone is doing and sharing my work.

Oh, and since you don't know me, I'm Gwen, a SAHM to three kiddos - Andrew (5.5), Jordan (2+weeks until she's 4) and Natalie (16 months). I've been scrapbooking for 5 years now, and am still struggling to catch up on past years. I'm up to 2004. Lol

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Welcome (back)! Smile Sounds like you have been scrapbooking for a while. Would love to see some of your stuff.

Sorry, I don't know anything about Sizzex

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Hey Gwen glad to see you here!!!
I know nothing about the sizzix either, but it sounds like a good price.

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hey i know you Wink january 06 is taking over Wink

i have no idea what you're talking about but it's looks cool.. but had to say hi Smile

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No idea here either....sorry!

I can't wait to see pics of what you've done! Biggrin

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Gwen, Delia
I don't have anything to contribute to this message...
But I wanted to share that I was a lurker of January 2006 My DS was born 1-13-06. I don't contribute much here, but I am definately trying to become the better scrapbooker
Just thought I would share!

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Beth - you're too cute! you should post on the Jan board, we love all moms of Jan 06 babies.

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Yes, get the sizzix if you can afford it!! It's a good system from what I know of it. I don't have any of it yet, but am saving up my money so I can, I just need to stop buying other stuff first.

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Hi! Glad you're joining us. I can't wait to see some of your projects (and pictures of the kiddos of course!)

As for the Sizzix, I researched it to find out what it was... and if I could afford it, I'd definitely get one! I don't have any personal experience with them, though. I did use a similar thing once at a scrap night type deal (only it was huge) and I loved it!

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well, I have the Sizzix already ... been collecting it and some of the fonts with birthday money the past couple of years. Wink I just wasn't sure about the whole alphabar thing.

Cropping at my LSS tomorrow, will see if they have it there so I can see it in person.

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Yay Gwen!! Glad you came over!! Smile
Share some pages with us!

Joined: 11/30/05
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Hi Gwen & Welcome. I have a sizzix, and I have one alphabar set. I still have not used it. I have a couple of fonts that I do use alot, my favorite is Shadow Box. I like the set that you are looking at too, and I was wondering if it was worth getting it also. Let me know if you like it from the scrap.