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The Cuttlebug die cutting machine from Provo Craft is one of the newest die cut machines on the market. It can cut and emboss shapes to give you a variety of uses. This wonder machine will fit cartridges from other machines, like the Sizzix. The Cuttlebug will cut all types of materials including chipboard, thin metals, foam, plastic and mesh.
The Cuttlebug distinguishes itself by offering the embossing and chipboard cutting features. In order to create a unique chipboard design, you can use the Cuttlebug by placing your die shape face-up on the mat. With your cardstock adhered to your chipboard, place it on top of the die and cut as usual. This will create an attractive chipboard die cut that can be used to accent your scrapbook pages or other craft projects. Embossing folders are also available and can be used to emboss your Cuttlebug die cuts.