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.
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.
Create our cover-story coffee themed projects and your next girlfriend get-together will percolate with possibilities! CMC doesn't disappoint with instructions for making all the accents needed to make your next coffee party a success. In the mood for making 3D cards? We've got you covered with how-to's on shaker cards and personalized pop-ups, too! Want to try your hand at some home décor projects? Carol Heppner's "Tile Chalkboards" are both creative and useful. As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "Creative Spaces," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the April 2015 issue.
"Live With Promise" seemed the perfect motto for our March 2015 issue. Cathie Allan's colorful article featuring this card, “When In Doubt, Add More Ink & Blend," is full of tips and hints for turning ordinary backgrounds into extraordinary backgrounds. Don't miss it! You'll also want to check out Judi Kauffman's simple approach to mixed media in this issue's "Multipurpose" column. We've also included plenty of techniques including using gelatos, plastic stencils and rainbow palettes. As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "Creative Spaces," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the March 2015 issue.
We open the year 2015 with elegance and sophistication, as illustrated by regular contributor Carol Heppner’s “Tile Lantern Greeting Cards.” Challenge yourself by incorporating ceramic tiles into your next cardmaking adventure. In the mood for something a little more simplistic? Check out “Wonderful Washi Tape Techniques” for fun, colorful cards you can make in minutes. In a design rut? We’ve got that covered, too! Sandie bachand will get you through your next bout with “stamper’s block” in her creativity-inspiring piece “Sketchy Details.” As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "Designer Spotlight," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the January 2015 issue.