Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #358 April 10th 2013
Chevron Strips  
New guest tutorial author Julie Hoffman will show you how to create chevron strips without a die.
Supplies you'll need for this project
Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
Q: Lisa asked: " I wondered if you could tell me what is the best way of adhering designer paper to a Graphic 45 film canister that houses a chipboard album."
A: I don't know about the best way, but I have always used Scor-Tape or other strong double sided adhesive to adhere patterned paper to metal tins. If the canister is plastic, that would work as well. If you'd prefer to use a glue, you might try a gel medium or something specifically formulated to work on plastic.

We have a few tutorials that showcase covering tins with paper:

Altered Lunch Tin

Altered Paint Cans

Altered Pop Top Can

Altered Tin
Feedback From Past Tutorials
Mary has a suggestion for the Clay Hanger tutorial: " I have wooden square dowels from another project that I will use for the 1/4" guide; great TIP for the OCD ! "

Tutorials You May Have Missed
Paper Beads Create decorative beads out of paper and clear glaze.
Paper Beads tutorial
Paper Beads gallery

No special supplies needed for next week's tutorial.
May all your stamping wishes come true with our magical Once Upon a Time 2013 collection.
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