Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #556 February 22nd 2017
Faceted Basket  
Guest tutorial author Betty Traciak will show you how to create this adorable basket using a die or our free template.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Pyramid Pals die or printable template
  • Double sided paper
  • Adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Embellishments
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Maggie wants to know: "I was wondering if I could be directed to a safe website where I can download different kinds of fonts to use for card making. I always see hand crafted cards that have computer generated sentiments but I don't have the same fonts on my computer."
    A: My favorite site for free fonts is Font Squirrel - I'm generally using fonts for rubber stamp designs so I need to be sure they are ok for commercial use, and all their entries are. (If you're selling your cards, that might be a consideration for you as well.) Another popular and safe free site is DaFont.com. If you don't mind paying a little, Creative Market has wonderful trendy font and graphic bundles for really low prices. You can find more links from our members HERE!
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Gesa has an idea for the Honeycomb Ornament tutorial: "Really great idea, thank you for sharing it! I'm going to try to do it with an oval for Easter eggs, using gift wrap in pastels."

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