Published eight times a year, Scrap & Stamp Arts magazine features cutting-edge scrapbooking and rubber stamping projects, fresh new techniques, and up-to-date product reviews suitable for the beginner hobbyist as well as the advanced. SSA meets the needs of both scrapbookers and stampers alike, featuring plenty of how-to articles on the latest trends as well as cardmaking basics strictly for stampers. Scrap & Stamp Arts' columns cover all your papercrafting needs: "Creative Spaces with Warren Gruenig" introduces readers to celebrity designers in our industry; "MultiPurpose" illustrates multiple ways to use crafting products; "Inklings" provides a forum for sharing tips 'n' hints; and the "Pen Pal Exchange" allows readers to connect around the world.
Carol Heppner kicks off the Halloween extravaganza in the October issue with "Halloween Treat Holders & A Quick Halloween Centerpiece." Following this spooktacular cover story are "Halloween Cards for the Males in Your Life" and "Trick-or-Treat Wreath & Place Card Bales," both equally as "boo"-tiful! Not into stamping for the season? Check out two terrific technique articles--"Mosaics" by Judi Kauffman, or "Amazing Aquatints" by Sara Naumann. As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "Whose Stamp is it Anyway?" contest, "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the October 2015 issue.
The September issue is making quite a scene, literally! Judi Kauffman and Kevin Nakagawa (owner of Stampscapes Rubber Stamps) generously share their combined wealth of scenic stamping knowledge through projects, tips, hints and YouTube video tutorial to boot. Get ready for more techniques, because this issue is chock-full of 'em! Artist Karen Hasheck illustrates the ease of making bokeh backgrounds, Sara Naumann educates us on the ease of incorporating golden hues in our cardmaking, and Gail Green teaches us how to use shadows to add dimension to our projects. As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "Cards for a Man, By a Man," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the September 2015 issue.
Grab a comfortable chair and hang the "Do Not Disturb" sign, because once you pick up the July issue you won't be able to put it down! Carol Heppner kicks off the issue with her tutorial on using colored pencils on ceramic tiles. Add your personal, artistic touch to your home decor with this simple technique. Ready to shop? Because that's what you're going to want to do after reading Gail Green's article "Exciting New Products for Papercrafting" highlighting the latest releases from your favorite manufacturers. Techniques abound as well, we feature background ideas, demonstrate how to paint with pigments and illustrate the ease of stamping for the opposite sex. As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "MultiPurpose," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the July 2015 issue.
The June issue's cover story is irresistible! Cathie Allan's "Getting my Colorful Inky On" teaches you how to make an awe-inspiring project for yourself--or to give away. Sara Naumann delivers once again with her resist tutorial combining Distress inks and Paper Crafter Crayons. The techniques continue with "Selective Glittering" by Abby Rahn, "Outline Stickers & Beyond" by John Van Mulders and "Sten-sational Designs" by sandie bachand. And this issue's reader roundup article "Surf & Turf" is guaranteed to leave you wanting to hit the beach, at least creatively speaking! As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "MultiPurpose," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the June 2015 issue.