Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #370 July 3rd 2013
Lotion Nail File Gift Box  
New guest tutorial author Heidi Banks will show you how to create a gift box for a little lotion bottle.
Supplies you'll need for this project
 
Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
Q: Karen asked: "I prefer to use Elmer's Glue Sticks for my card making because I like the ability to reposition my cardstock. Sometimes there is some sheen from glue residue & I was wondering if you had a tip for removing the excess glue marks?"
A: I don't use glue sticks, but when I have excess adhesive, I use this eraser . I am not sure if it works for glue stick residue, but it's so cheap it might be worth a try.
 
Feedback From Past Tutorials
Victoria has a comment for the Magical Masking Tape tutorial: "Found that using light colors and a light touch worked best...also if using Stampin' Up ink pads the old "classic" ones are better as the new ones lay down too much ink."

Tutorials You May Have Missed
Crimped Diamond Create a textured background with your crimper.
Crimped Diamond tutorial
Crimped Diamond gallery

No special supplies are needed for next week's tutorial.
 
Perfect Paper Crafting
Give attention to detail: straight cuts & centered elements with the perfect ruler and its no-slip grip.
 
This Week's Hot Topics
Fun project
Gatefold Easel Card
Tool Talk
Perfect Ruler
Perfect images
How to prep new stamps
Funny Story
Scrapbooking taking over life
New ideas
Christmas gifts
Welcome to our new Member Companies
Stamp'n Storage
Paper Smooches
 
June 26 to July 2
Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
Twisted traditions 2.
Theme challenge.
Try this color combination: Red, white & blue!
Encouraging a friend to bloom is like sweet perfume.
Color blocking.
Lilly Pulitzer.
Check out thecraftysister's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by your work.
 
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