It wasn’t hard to choose the first tool to feature from my little red toolbox. My love for my Kai Detail Scissors is unmatched. I cut a lot of tiny things for mail art and other projects and my old kitchen scissors weren’t cutting it (pun intended…couldn’t resist). My hand would get all cramped, my cutting lines were all jagged and quite frankly, I dreaded having to cut anything. Then, I was exposed to Kai Scissors by an old manager at our local paper store. These scissors are absolutely dreamy! They cut really smoothly and easily and they are tiny and pointy, which makes them great for cutting little detailed objects (like forks and flying men from a Trader Joe’s bag and washi tape banners) and they are comfortable to hold (which is completely necessary when you are doing a lot of cutting). Kai Scissors are made in Japan and the blades are hand balanced and hand polished. And, in case Naoto decides to use my precious paper scissors to cut open a potato chip bag (he knows better…now…), the blades can be sharpened if they get dull. I ordered my Kai Scissors at KaiScissors.com. They offer free shipping and a very good price. Mine are the N5135 model, and though they say they are for embroidery, they’ve worked like a dream for me in paper crafts for over a year now. Yay for tiny cutting with ease!
*This and all posts about my little red toolbox are not sponsored posts. I just thought it would be fun to share my favorite tools for paper crafting! Don’t know about my little red toolbox? Go here!