Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #718 April 22nd 2020
Glitter Paper  
Guest tutorial author Lindsay Adreon has a fun DIY project for us! Learn how to make your own glitter cardstock.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Fine glitter
  • Gel medium (gloss or matte)
  • Palette knife
  • Mixing surface
  • Cardstock
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Debbie asks: "What do you do with your gel prints?"
    A: Most of my gel prints have been used for card backgrounds, but I've also done prints onto canvas panels as a base for paintings. I'm also starting to incorporate them into paper beads and into and jewelry designs like these Paper Pendants - they guarantee that each piece is one-of-a-kind!
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Bonnie has an idea for the Delft Tile tutorial: "I have been to Delft, Holland, and have several authentic pieces of Delft pottery in my home. This would be great as a framed piece to hang with my pottery. Thank you!"

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    April 15 to April 21
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
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    Check out Karen's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by her work.
     
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