Heartfelt Thanks

Remember these envelopes?
Here are their contents.
I made the cards with my Craft Robo. I finally took it out of the box and set it up . For those that don't know, a Craft Robo is a personal cutter. It works in a fashion similar to that of a printer. Instead of printing on a piece of paper, it cuts out shapes that you designate. I didn't know such things existed. Paola introduced me to this machine last year and I've been pining away for one ever since. I still can't believe that my very generous friends gave me one for my birthday.

I really wanted to show them how much I appreciated the gift. I decided that custom cut thank you cards would be the best route. The cards are a bit simple, but my knowledge of the machine is still fairly basic. Just give me some time. Once I get the hang of that machine, my designs are really going to be elaborate.

Here's a really horrible video of my handy dandy machine in action.
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Craft Robo in Action from Anne K. Rodriguez on Vimeo.

The video is of my original thank you card idea. I ended up scrapping it for something more personal. My favorite part of the video is Dottie running away. She is not too fond of the noise that the Craft Robo makes while it is cutting. I need to stop torturing my dog with my craft projects.


  1. omg. that machine is heavenly and your cards, liners, envelopes and design are AWESOME!

  2. HOLY CRAP your friends are awesome!

    (I love my card and think it's super amazing awesome and am considering ordering a stack of 75 for my personal collection)

  3. ahhhhhh. so that's what it does. glad you love it! can't wait to see what other cool things you create :)

  4. I LOVED my card! So personal!

    I'm happy to finally know the purpose of that thing we got you!

  5. wowowow! so this is what you've been up to :) that's an awesome toy you have! welps... i've finally revived my blogspot. cheers to new ventures!

  6. i got mines today! i love it!

  7. I loved loved loved mine! After Nat mentioned getting hers, I was eagerly hoping/ waiting/ wanting one too! And i gots one! I love it.

  8. Anne, thank you for the card. They are very cool. And your handwriting is not that bad.


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