Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #385 October 16th 2013
Scalloped Circle Tree  
Beate will show you how to turn die cuts into a paper tree.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Die cutting machine
  • Scalloped circle dies
  • Patterned paper
  • Bamboo skewer
  • Glue
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    A: Chalk over white ink does come out rather muted. We have a tutorial for it HERE. Colored Pencils over chalk, especially with white gel pen highlights can be a bit more vibrant as shown in our Black Magic tutorial. For even more color try Pastel Embossing.
     
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