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Issue #771 May 5th 2021
Pocket Front Card  
Splitcoast Artist in Residence Dina Kowal shares a quick trick for folding up the corners of your card front to create a pocket.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Patterned paper
  • Scoring tool
  • Embellishments
  • Glue
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Sara wants to know: "Do you have a filing system for paper that makes it easy to see the color family and pull what you want to work with?"
    A: I do! I keep all my cardstock in a filing cabinet, sorted in hanging folders by color family (you can see what that looks like HERE. Scraps (1/4 sheet and smaller) are tucked into DVD sheet protectors (like you'd use to keep DVDs in a binder - do people do this any more?!) and those are easy to sort by color and tuck into the folders as well (HERE is the green one, for an example).
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Sabrina has ideas for Gel Printing Shrink Plastic: "Cool to see this pop up just after I took some shrink plastic out of my long-term storage box! I will sand one side to make it textured. I could even just do a small piece on my mini media plate without having to set everything up in the kitchen."

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