Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #329 September 12th 2012
Flat Backed Treat Box  
New guest tutorial author Patti Gilliam will show you a fun little treat box to show off your artwork.
Supplies you'll need for this project
Perfect Squares  
Cut flawless 90-degree angles quickly and easily with this affordable, compact tool from Perfect Papercrafting.
 
Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
Q:  Marianne asked: " I love the Witch Shoe projects - could I please get the instructions for them?
A: That is a great project. Ellen Hutson created the template for it and it's posted in this forum thread.
 
Feedback From Past Tutorials
Lilstar has a suggestion for the Dahlia Fold tutorial :"A trick for step 3 - use a square to position the folds. No need to fold the circle (steps 1 and 2)"

Tutorials You May Have Missed
Test Tube Holder Create a little holder for test tubes out of cardstock for a darling treat.
Test Tube Holder tutorial
Test Tube Holder gallery

You will need grunge paper, embossing folder and acrylic paints for next week's tutorial.
 
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Clearsnap Sprinkles
Chunky Glitter by Stephanie Barnard looks like glass shards, works great with craft glues.
Scrapbook EXPO
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Simon Says Stamp
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This Week's Hot Topics
Dies discoloring cardstock
Solutions for that problem
Sharpen your Pencils
Which sharpener do yo use?
Using Bleach on cards
Does the card smell like bleach?
Chevron
Already out of style?
Epiphany
Always have the best lighting
 
September 5 to September 11
Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
Twisted card.
Color blocking.
Try this color combination: Cajun Craze, Midnight Muse, Pumpkin Pie.
She's running up the hill...
Use this sketch for your card.
Apples.
Free for All: Friday
[F4A133] Not just any old baby.
French Garden House.
Check out Angela R.'s gallery, then upload a creation inspired by your work.
 
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