Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #312 May 16th 2012
Any Size Envelope  
New guest tutorial author Nancy Stislow will show you how to create an envelope for any size card.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock or patterned paper
  • Scoring Tool
  • Paper trimmer
  • Corner rounder
  • Adhesive
  • Stamp-n-Storage  
    Functional, attractive supply organization is a universal paper crafting quest. Fun units from Stamp-n-Storage let you keep supplies at your fingertips and stay busy creating, not cleaning.
     
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: ickysgal asked: "How do you use the waffle paper that Stampin' Up! sells?"
    A: We have a tutorial that uses it in our resource section: Shoji Screen Stamping

    Did you try using our search engine in the gallery for more ideas? Go to the gallery and click on the word search on the left hand side. Then type in "waffle paper SU" and see what comes up.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Karen has a suggestion for the Faux Letterpress with M-Bossabilities folder: "I am thinking of using pigment inks and adding clear embossing poiwder to see how that will look."

    Tutorials You May Have Missed
    The Crafter’s Companion - Creating Envelopes Create envelopes in a matter of minutes with the Crafter's Companion.
    The Crafter’s Companion - Creating Envelopes tutorial
    The Crafter’s Companion - Creating Envelopes gallery

    You will need die templates and a die cutting machine for next week's tutorial.
     
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    Spellbinders Paper Arts
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    Stamp Scrap Art Tour
    Shopping, creative experiences and door prizes at our rubber stamp conventions. Join us for fun.
     
    This Week's Hot Topics
    Easy homemade embellishment
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    Clear Father's Day Stamps
    Colored Digi Images
    Are they the next big thing?
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    Colored Pencils
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    May 9 to May 15
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
    Dry debossing.
    Three panel technique.
    Try this color combination: Night of Navy, Bashful Blue, Pumpkin Pie.
    This here deal is a big win-win.
    Use this sketch for your card.
    For the birds.
    Hard to Find.
    Check out TracyMac's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by your work.
     
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    Weekly Inkling is published each Wednesday by Splitcoaststampers as a free service to our members.
    Splitcoaststampers is located at 909 N. Sepulveda Blvd., 11th Floor, El Segundo, CA 90245