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Issue #801 December 1st 2021
Sky View Scene  
Splitcoaststampers Artist in Residence Dina Kowal shares techniques for creating this scenic background.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Circle mask
  • Cloud stencil
  • Blendable inks
  • White craft paint (optional)
  • Tree stamps
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Linda asks: "Can you give me some ideas for holiday treat holders?"
    A: We have quite a few tutorials in our Resources section for treat holders! You can use the search function there to find more (try box, holder, treat as keywords), Here are a few of my favorites:
    Santa Pants Basket
    Punch Board Snowman
    Penguin Favor
    Elf Shoe Treat
    Snow Globe Jar
    You can also check the gallery HERE for more inspiration!
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Mary has ideas for the Double Water Stenciling tutorial: "I have lots of stencils, but have been reticent to use them! I think this is a great way to jump-start my stencil crafting! Thank you for this great video. Makes the whole process seem much more do-able for me!"

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    No special supplies are needed for next week's tutorial.
     
     
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    November 24 to November 30
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
    Starburst Background.
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    Try this color combination:Fresh Freesia, Just Jade, Misty Moonlight, Soft Sea Foam, Neutrals of choice.
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    The Jolly Christmas Shop.
    Check out Stampinformysanity's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by her work.
     
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