via Kramer Company
I’ve always wanted to open a creative small business that sells cute stickers and paper products. However, I had two dilemmas.
One, I’ve always struggled with the fact that I cannot afford a friggin’ Cricut Explore Air 2. Plus, it’s not available in the Philippines and if I were to order one, I had to add in an extra few for the shipping. Aw hell no.
Another problem I had is with Photoshop. Stickers need to have this white thing around its perimeter called a “Bleed”. If I had the Cricut, it had a software that automatically creates those bleeds prior to die-cutting or kiss-cutting. I tried to use the pen tool and in a few hours I got bored and distracted. It was tedious and even with a Wacom Intuos tablet, my hands got tired easily. How am I supposed to make endless stickers and paper products for my shop if creating the bleed takes the fun out of making stickers? [Read more…]