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Issue #747 November 11th 2020
Diamond Shaped Ornament  
Enjoy this Holiday Blitz tutorial from our archives with an updated video by Artist in Residence Dina Kowal.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Scoring tool
  • Scissors or trimmer
  • Double sided adhesive
  • Thin cording
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: skmrg asks: "Can you over heat embossing powder? Sometimes I have trouble knowing if I've heated it enough. The other day it looked like I had finished melting it but when I was painting around the stamped area some of the powder was rubbing off. Does that mean that I didn't heat it enough?"
    A: You can overheat the powder, and it will go dull and sort of soak into the paper. If there was powder rubbing off, then it probably wasn't heated long enough. Paper can make a difference though too - some papers that are more absorbent may take in the ink before the powder has a chance to stick. 
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Beverly loves the Triple Fold Card from our Falliday Fest event: "Such an easy tutorial to follow! That's always welcome in my book. I really appreciate how this creates a large interior space for favorite stamps & or sentiments to behold upon opening!"

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    No special supplies are needed for next week's tutorial.
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