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Issue #851 November 16th 2022
Stamping Frosted Glass  
Splitcoaststampers Artist in Residence Dina Kowal shares some tips for adding a stamped outline image to a frosted glass ornament.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Frosted glass ornament
  • Versamark ink
  • Glad® Press'n Seal® Food Wrap
  • Bowl
  • Prismacolor pencils and/or acrylic paint pens
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Michelle asks: "I would like to know if there is something that I can make to keep a side step card from falling flat! I have tried everything and the card eventually falls."
    A: I find that this problem usually is fixed by using sturdier cardstock as the base. 110# cover stock or a card with a weight around 300gsm is a great choice. You can find the Side Step Card tutorial HERE!
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    wavejumper has ideas for the Double Door Pop-Up Card tutorial: "What a cool fun fold! I am thinking about making it for a city building or single house... Your directions are very clear and well done. Thank you!"

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