Direct Cut Sentiment: National Daiquiri Day

July 21, 2020By Julie Fei-Fan BalzerCards, Paper Crafting, Projects, ScanNCut, Tips & Tricks, Tutorials Opinion by Paid Consultant

One of the craziest and coolest features of the ScanNCut is its ability to cut around stamped images.  However, the ScanNCut isn’t able to distinguish between a word and a shape.  So when you have a stamped sentiment like this one:

Example Text

The scanner wants to cut around each individual letter (aka shape)…
Text Shape

…instead of creating a block, like this:
Text Block Cutout


In this video I show you how to create that block:

It’s quick and easy to do and makes fussy cutting sentiments so very easy!  Here’s a card I made with that sentiment in honor of National Daiquiri Day:
Hand Made Card

You can see that I popped up the sentiment on some foam adhesive to give it a bit of extra impact:

Foam Popup
Cheers to you!