How to Use a Scrapbooking Paper Cutter

If you’re wondering how to use a scrapbooking paper cutter or trimmer, catch this quick (less than 3 minutes) video by Michelle from Print Blocks.

In the video, Michelle will demonstrate exactly how to work a paper trimmer to cut your cardstock. She also gives tips on what to avoid, replacing dull blades and the types of paper you can cut with a paper trimmer.

After watching the video, you should be confident that you can handle a paper trimmer and make your cutting job a breeze!


Getting excited and want to get a paper trimmer to try out? Look at these best-selling paper trimmers at You can read about individual trimmer’s functions and the customers’ reviews to select one that best suits your needs.

2 comments for “How to Use a Scrapbooking Paper Cutter

  1. April 11, 2014 at 9:03 am

    It’s amazing how many people really do struggle using or even finding the right paper trimmer, and it’s great to see more videos online for people like me to understand it all much more clearly. :)

    Love the site Fion and the great craft ideas you have!

    • Fion
      April 13, 2014 at 8:11 am

      Hi Jenny,

      Thanks for visiting! I’m glad you find this page helpful. I’m one of those people who struggled with using a paper trimmer and watching it on video does make it easier! So I’m hoping this page will be helping out more beginner scrapbookers when it comes to using a paper trimmer for their scrapbook projects.:)

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