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Today we’re thrilled to be able to welcome back one of our favourite companies…….Spellbinders! In today’s spotlight you’ll learn more about Spellbinders, and we’re going to talk about an exciting line they released earlier this year in collaboration with renowned artist, jeweller and metalworker Susan Lenart Kazmer – called Media Mixage. We’ll have a few videos demonstrating how to use a number of their products in this line and finally, we’ll be giving away the prize pack shown below.



Spellbinders entered the craft and hobby market in 2003 with the introduction of the Spellbinders Wizard™ Universal Craft Tool and a unique, patented collection of dies unlike any introduced before – or since. Always on the cutting edge in introducing innovative tools to the market, the Spellbinders Artisan X-plorer™ machine and Media Mixáge line are the company’s latest offering for crafters, jewelry artists and mixed media creators.  In addition, the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® machine is perfect for large format die cutting and embossing.  Known worldwide for its game changing products, the company brings revolutionary technology with its Imperial Gold die templates that cut, emboss, deboss and stencil.  Spellbinders product lines allow crafters, hobbyists, artists and teachers to create one-of-a-kind, beautiful projects across a different variety of craft genres.

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Stacey Caron – co-founder of Spellbinders –  was honored with an award as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Desert Mountain region which encompasses Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

In 2012, Stacey Caron received an Enterprising Women Award.  The annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards recognize the finest women entrepreneurs in North America and beyond, and is considered one of the most distinguished recognition programs for women business owners.

The company received the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) 2012 Summer Innovations Award for the Spellbinders Nestabilities® Majestic Elements line.  The award represents the industry’s most respected recognition for product innovation.

For three consecutive years, Spellbinders Paper Arts has been included in the Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of entrepreneurs nationwide. Visit or e-mail for more information.

So now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about Spellbinders, let’s talk a closer look at the Media Mixage Line.

Introduction To Spellbinders Media Mixage

In this video we give you an overview of the Media Mixage line so that you can get a sense of all the amazing products that make up this line.


Introduction To Spellbinders Artisan Explorer

In this video I’m going to introduce you to the Spellbinder’s Artisan Explorer – a multi-purpose, high pressure roller press machine that is designed to cut, emboss and press with a multitude of different types of materials including papers, metals, plastic, cork board, leather, wool felt, canvas and other fabrics.

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Using Ice Resin With Spellbinders Media Mixage Bezels and Coordinating Dies

In this video I’m going to show you how to use the Media Mixage Bezels, matching dies and Ice Resin.


In the video I demonstrate how I created the bezel that’s part of the ornament shown below.


Using Spellbinders Blanks, Dies and Texture Plates

Our final video today is going to demonstrate how to use the Spellbinders blanks, dies and texture plates. I’ll be creating a butterfly embellishment using these products and will share with you several ideas to step it up using the Spellbinders foils as well as Ice Resin.


We really hope you have enjoyed today’s feature. We also want to extend a sincere thank you Spellbinders for sharing their company with us. Be sure to visit Spellbinders to see more of their great products.

So once again, here’s a look at this week’s prize package.  It includes a syringe package of Ice Resin, Squares 1 Hobnail bezels in the bronze finish, coordinating Squares 1 die and 6″ x 6″ pad of Ephemera Papers 1.


In order to enter the give-away to win the prize package show above, please leave us a comment in the comments section of this post. The winner will be announced next Wednesday on the Paper Crafter’s Library blog!

29 replies on “Featured Company: Spellbinders”

  1. So glad people think outside of the box and come up with such good ideas like the dies and embossing plates.
    they make embellishing my greeting cards so much easier, faster, and better looking.

  2. Wonderful giveaway! Spellbinders has amazing products. Would love to give these a try!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  3. Thankyou so much for the videos, I purchased a number of the media mixage items mentioned, but was unsure as to how to use them correctly. I didn’t want to waste or ruin the staff so have left it untouched.vuntill now, after watching the vids now I can go and play . Thanks again.

  4. Absolutely LOVE Spellbinders!, use/collect them all the time. Now some new things to play with, thanks for the video PCL.

  5. What I love about the Spellbinders is that most of the items is coordinated and it fits together very nicely. Great tutorials and fantastic items. I love media mixage and I can not wait to try a new products. Would be awesome to give these a go!

  6. WOW, those are some amazing new products. I need to come back and watch those videos again. Too much to absorb in one watch.

  7. Amazing projects and videos! I have seen the media mixage products at my LSS, but haven’t plunged in. LOL! I would love to give it a try. Thank you for the chance at winning.

  8. I’m very impressed with all of your accomplishments, Stacey! I know you’ve worked very hard to get them. What a great giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity, Spellbinders!

  9. Awesome products. I love the cardinal. Great opportunities for embellishing! I love every Spellbinder product that I own. Thank you!

  10. Thank you Stacey, I love the spellbinders dies, the few that I have are great to use, and it would be lovely to win such a great give away! keep up the good work with your video’s, I like them and I learn so much from them,
    You are a great teacher for this craft, thank you for this opportunity.
    From Down Under, (Australia)

  11. I have used the spellbinders dies and media mirage. They are fun to work with and add pizzazz to my cards. Lots of good comments for Spellbinders.

  12. I’ve been doing a lot of mixed media for about 2 years now. But I’ve never ventured into ice resin! This package is amazing. Thanks Spellbinders for your awesomeness in sharing with us!

  13. Spellbinders is one of my favorite companies, their products are fabulous and I have been wanting to try the resin for a while, this prize will be an amazing Xmas present!
    Thank you for the chance!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  14. Looks interesting and a good challenge. Thanks for the chance to win, and try something new. Awesome

  15. Love that Spellbinders has all this product for mixed media — this is so hot right now and I am loven’ it!! I love your ornament Stacy (I would wear it as a broach around my neck)!!

  16. I only recently heard about the Media Mixage line. I love that there are coordinating dies for the bezels – sure makes it easy to insert images into the bezels. Thanks so much for a chance to win!

  17. I hope I’m not too late to enter to win these fabulous products! Thanks for sharing them with us.

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