Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #700 December 11th 2019
Action Wobbles  
Guest tutorial author France Martin will share how to add a wiggly element to your card front with these fun plastic springs.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Action Wobble
  • Stamps
  • Cardstock
  • Embellishments
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Theresa asks: "On some of my die cuts I get "hairy" edges - slivers of paper on the edge so that the edges are not cleanly cut. Please help."
    A: I notice these on some dies more than others - I think it's just the result of the way our dies cut by pressure... the raised cutting edge takes up that hair's width of space, and the paper hairs are where the blade was pressed against the cutting plate. I run my fingernail around the edge of the die cut to get the excess paper off. Others use a stiff brush, a glue eraser, sticky mat or lint roller, or a sanding block.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Susie loves the Button Tree Pendant tutorial: "Super cute!! Thanks so much for the fun tutorial. I knew my bobs and buttons would find a purpose one day...and the jewelry making tools."

    Tutorials You May Have Missed
    Sonobe Origami Ornament Create a beautiful ornament out of paper squares.
    Sonobe Origami Ornament tutorial
    Sonobe Origami Ornament gallery

    No special supplies are needed for next week's tutorial.
     
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    This Week's Hot Topics
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    December 4 to December 10
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
    Texture trio.
    Holiday Thank You.
    Try this color combination: Pretty In Pink, So Saffron, Rococo Rose.
    Funny Get Well.
    Pan Pastels or chalks.
    Free for All: Friday
    [F4A511] Any holiday except Christmas.
    Mackenzie Childs.
    Check out Nancy's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by her work.
     
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