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Issue #335 October 24th 2012
Faux Tarnished Silver  
Guest tutorial author Shelly Hickox is back to show you how to create a faux tarnished silver look.

Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Embossing ink
  • Chipboard
  • Silver embossing powder
  • Ultra thick embossing powder
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Ace asked: "I have a question about the Scor-Tape in most of your card tutorials, which size are you using? 1/8" or 1/4"? I'm about to get some of that tape but I'm confused which size is better? For example, I just want to stick designer paper to the cardstock base."
    A: I use 1/8" wide tape for my cards. It's strong enough to hold all your layers. I use 1/4" wide Scor-Tape for most boxes.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    ILo has a suggestion for the Puffy Box tutorial: " I put the paper on a small layer of foam and sign the pattern with a bone folder- so in the inside of the later box nothing is to be seen.

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