I have tried cutting my own refills, but it’s not worth the work. The refill kits are the best.
After you make a few of the elements, you're going to need more refills - at least I did. It's so much easier to have these than to make your own.
Like that Queen and company sells these, makes it so easy to make shakers.
I ended up making 20 valentine cards so i was so excited about being able to get the extra foam to have