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.
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 http://
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.
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!