Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #649 December 12th 2018
Treat Sliders  
Guest tutorial author Chris Slogar has a quick and simple idea for presenting a holiday treat.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Ribbon
  • Adhesive tape
  • 1/2" punch
  • Treat to tuck inside
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Ramona wants to know: "How do you store your dies?"
    A: I have a standing file cabinet that I use for storage, and one drawer is for dies. My dies are stored by category, on magnet sheets backed with chipboard. Each sheet goes into a "quick load" sheet protector (open on two sides) and then into a hanging folder, labeled with the category. I use Evernote to keep track of my inventory.
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Pansy has a tip for Assembly Line Stamping: "Carrying the 'cut all' a step further--I take full packages of white and cream/ivory cardstock to a local custom printer business. I ask for the paper to be cut to 5 1/4" X 4" and they can do it in about 10-15 minutes for usually under $6-----and then I have hundreds of insert and mats ready to go in a standard size. They are also easy to trim if I need smaller for something and great for grabbing to die cut if I need white or ivory for a card. I keep them sorted in wire mesh file boxes on the worktop next to my Big Shot and trimmer."

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    Stitched Star Ornament Stitch nested die cuts together for a unique ornament.
    Stitched Star Ornament tutorial
    Stitched Star Ornament gallery

    No special supplies are needed for next week's tutorial.
     
    Moddy Christmas, Everybody!
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    This Week's Hot Topics
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    Do you decorate?
     
    December 5 to December 11
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
    Assembly Line Stamping.
    December birthdays.
    Try this color combination: Petal Pink, Mint Macaron, Highland Heather.
    Modern technology.
    Window to the world.
    The Incredible Christmas Place.
    Check out Hawaiian's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by her work.
     
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