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.
"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.
Gail Green's gift-wrapping article "Wrapping it Up for the Holidays" is the perfect way to begin the December issue! Learn how to make your own gift bags, wrap and containers at a fraction of the cost of the store-bought varieties. Planning a New Year's party? Create a super-trendy centerpiece following the instructions in the "New Year's Table Accent" article. And the holidays wouldn't be the same without handmade ornaments, and fan-favorite Cathie Allan does not disappoint! 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 December 2014 issue.
We kick off the October issue with talented artist Carol Heppner’s Gilded Stamping technique, featuring breathtaking home décor projects you can recreate with ease. This issue also features lots of other fun techniques, like metal stamping, dimensional vellum and die-cutting. Be sure to enter the Stamp-n-Storage Giveaways contest, where the company has a roll top desk and several product prize packages up for grabs! As always, SSA features reader favorites like the "Pen Pal Exchange," "Simple Stampin'" card gallery and "Inklings" tips & tricks. Find all these great ideas and more in the October 2014 issue.