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Issue #297 February 1st 2012
Word Card  
New guest tutorial author and Dirty Dozen alumna Dina Kowal will show us how to create a word shaped card.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Scor-Pal™
  • Patterned paper
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Craft knife
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Robin asked: "What's the best way to mail a embellished bulky card?"
    A: You can either send it in a bubble wrap envelope, or take a piece of cardstock, crimp it and put it over the card front in a slightly bigger then the card envelope. That crimped piece of cardstock will keep the envelope from ripping. Of course you could also add just a piece of bubble wrap over the card.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Kris has a suggestion for the Card Pouch tutorial: "Most of the cards I make are 5 1/2 x 4 1/4...it's difficult to find tutorials for card pouches/totes etc for this size card. I tweaked the measurements and it works perfectly! I'm so excited! For anyone who's interested....instead of cutting a 5 x 12, I cut a 7 x 12, and instead of cutting 2 3/4 x 5 3/4 I cut 2 3/4 x 7 3/4. All the scoring and stuff stays the same. Again, thank you SO much for this tutorial!"

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