Cri-Kit Gel Pens and Holder for your Craft Cutting Machine
Gifted by Creative Inserts USA
Reviewed by Linda Augsburg
Get the most out of your cutting machine with these Cri-Kits pens and holder. Just insert the holder and pen in place of your blade and you can add color to your papercrafts.
Sometimes, rather than cutting layers out of paper, you want to add some detail in color. The addition of Cri-Kits pens to your papercrafting tools allows you the flexibility to draw in the detail using these specialized pens that magnetically "click" into the magnetic holder (and are just as easy to remove). Using your well-honed skills with your electronic cutting machine, you can draw an image that you previously could only cut out with your machine for one-of-a-kind papercrafts. The combinations and possibilities are endless. I've seen cards where the design is drawn and becomes the artwork for the card - what a great dual use of the designs in your machine! You could also use the pens to embellish the background of the paper with coordinating motifs to the cutouts you create.
You need the magnetic holder to secure the pens in place in your machine. But all of the Cri-Kits pens fit the holder and there are different types of ink: Metallic, Glitter, Pastel, Regular/Neon, and Swirl. All but the swirl pens come in a 10-pack so you have a rainbow of colors; swirl pens come in packages of two. These pens and holder work with the Cricut, Pazzles, Silhouette SD and E-Clips.