Table of Contents

JULY 2015
Vol. 17, No. 4
Cover
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How to Use Colored
Pencils on Ceramic Tile
By Carol Heppner
Shake up your rubber stamping routine by
using tiles instead of paper!
Features
17 By The Sea
By Theresa momber
Step-by-step instructions help you recreate this
tranquil scene.
18 Exciting New Products
for Papercrafting
By Gail Green
Enjoy working with fabric and foam using
made-for-fabric markers and glue!
25 Blissful Bister
Backgrounds, part ii
By Karen Hasheck
Create beautiful backgrounds with Bister
powders and stencils.
28 Painting with Pigment
Ink
By Sara Naumann
Here’s a new use for a tried-and-true stamping
staple.
32 Love, A Patriotic Design
By Barbara Narrance
Transform a traditional frame into a patriotic
work of art!
42 Cards for Men ,
by a Man
17
By John Van Mulders
The artist’s design philosophies bode well for
masculine designs.
44 Fourth of July
By Various Artists
SSA readers share patriotic greetings to celebrate our Independence Day.
48 Stamp & Dye Flag
Wreath & Invite
By Craft Marketing Connections, Inc.
We’ve got all your holiday party needs covered.
51 Be Courageous
By Pamela DeChellis
A coffee-themed cards serves up universal inspiration.
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54 MultiPurpose: CHRISTMAS
IN JULY
By Judi Kauffman
Create jewlery and tags using die sets from
Elizabeth Craft Designs.
36 Stamping Basics
By Catherine Allan
Welcome, new stampers, to stamping basics
that do not look “basic” at all!
in every issue
6
Letters to the editor
60
Show calendar
6
Whose Stamp is it Anyway?
64
classifieds
7
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
64
hot spots: Stores that carry SSA
9
Tinkering
66
INKLINGS: Tips and hints from our readers
34
Simple stampin’: Our card gallery
67
ad index
59
Product Showcase
68
website directory
scrapandstamparts.com
36
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