Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #281 October 5th 2011
Double Z-Fold Card  
Beate will show you how to create a unique card fold with just a few score lines.
Supplies you'll need for this project
Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
Q: Joan asked: "Where can I find some info on Impressabilities? I got one quite a while ago and tried to see if I could use it but no luck - it wouldn't impress onto cardstock. I used the Cuttlebug plates recommended for Spellbinders. Any help you can steer me to would be greatly appreciated."
A: We did a product focus on Impressabilities back in April of 2009. On the right side of that review you will find a couple of tutorials for Impressabilities. In the tutorial the sandwich layers for Cuttlebug and Big Shot are mentioned under the Variation.
Feedback From Past Tutorials
Minnie has a suggestion for the Shaving Cream Technique: "I tried it a long time ago and used drops of food coloring which also worked very well. I didn't have reinkers back then."

Tutorials You May Have Missed
Embossing Resist Emboss images on light colored cardstock, then apply darker ink to make them "pop".
Embossing Resist tutorial
Embossing Resist gallery

You will need gold waffle paper for next weeks tutorial.
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September 28 to October 4
Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
Pencil me in.
Sketch challenge.
Try this color combination: More Mustard, Soft Sky, Tangerine Tango.
Frozen snowbirds welcome here!
Use this sketch for your card.
Back to school week 5 - Let's make a bookmark.
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