We just got a cricut machine. It is technical, but fortunately it comes with a (rather amusing) instructional video. We've been having fun playing around with it's extensive capacity.
It is a computerized diecut machine. Each template is plugged in to procure different shapes and lettering. Here are a few template examples that we have:We also have a Cuttlebug, which is a manual diecut machine:
Great for Scrapbooking, or Art Journaling, or Paper Crafts, etc!