New VSN eArticle Art Challenge + The VSN Weekly Deal

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Here in Maryland, it’s been feeling a bit chilly lately. Halloween is just a couple days away and before you know it we’ll be seeing the holidays and maybe even some snow. Are you ready for some seasonal stamping fun? This week I’ve got a VSN issue pdf with “Holiday Stamp Ideas and Projects” available for you, as well as two new eArticle Art Challenges, one on “Stamped Gift Tags & Gift Wrap” and the other on “Snow and Ice Ideas For Stamping“. Want to come and play with me?

This Week’s VSN Weekly Deal:

The newly available pdf version of this classic VSN holiday issue is ON SALE this week for 50% off so you can download it today for just $1.49. (On sale through 11/3/13.)

Dec ’00 VSN (pdf version.) Stamped Holiday Projects & Ideas
Focus Article:
Want to Use Your Stamps to Make Holiday Decorations or Gifts? The focus article in this issue has lots of ideas for you: Gingerbread Stocking Ornament, Punch and Fold Window Ornament, Velvet Embossed Tree Skirt and Fiber Embellished Ornaments: Gods Eye Ornament, Angel Bookmark, Christmas Tin, Harlequin Christmas Card, Pinwheel Card, Nutcracker Ornament, Gingerbread Man Ornament, Holiday Tag, Snowman Ornament and Bag.

Tips: More Xyron Tips, Paint Can Packaging, Liquid Rainbow Paint Stickers, Stamping on Candles with Paint, Multiple Stamping Technique, Radiant Pearls Suggestions, Shadow Stamping Alternatives, Decorating Glass Ornaments, Vellum Tips, Photo Paper Recycling, Watercolor/Yarn Background, Coloring Stained Glass Stamps, Decorating Black Tags, Moving Rubber Stamps.

Also In This Issue:
Product Picks: Genesis Safety Trimmer, Lite-Touch Pro Corner Rounder, Heat N Boss Heat Stand Tool, Liquid Rainbow Paints, Candle & Soap Painting Medium, Rox and JudiKins’ Esponge Noir Collection plus “Rubber Stamp Treasury” Book Review.
Catalog Review: Enchanted Ink.
Convention Reports on hot products and demos.

(Issue Length: 44 pg (including cover), b/w & color)

UPCOMING ART CHALLENGES

Stamped Gift Tags & Gift Wrap

Challenge yourself to create stamped gift wrap and/or stamped gift tags. Submit your card using Submission Specs. (Email address for submitting artwork is found inside the file!) At least some major project elements must be stamped! (You MUST follow the specs for your artwork to be considered for publication and to be included in the challenge drawing!)

I will include as many as possible in the Stamped Gift Tags & Gift Wrap eArticle (to be published online on 11/20/13.) Two names will be drawn from among those who submit artwork to win their choice of 8 of VSN’s 226 print issues OR a $20 eGift certificate usable on VSN’s Online Shopping Cart. Deadline: Receipt at VSN no later than 11/5/13.

Snow & Ice Ideas For Stamping

Challenge yourself to create a stamped card or other project that includes the look of SNOW or ICE. It could be a snowy stamped scene, a card that looks like a frosty window or some type of stamped snowflakes. Think about ways to create a cold frosty looking card! Submit your card using Submission Specs. (Email address for submitting artwork is found inside the file!) At least some major project elements must be stamped! (You MUST follow the specs for your artwork to be considered for publication and to be included in the challenge drawing!)

I will include as many as possible in the Snow & Ice Ideas For Stamping eArticle (to be published online on 12/20/13.) Two names will be drawn from among those who submit artwork to win their choice of 8 of VSN’s 226 print issues OR a $20 eGift certificate usable on VSN’s Online Shopping Cart. Deadline: Receipt at VSN no later than 12/5/13.

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Nancie Waterman

Nancie Waterman created and self published Vamp Stamp News magazine for nearly twenty years. These days, Nancie creates and posts monthly eArticles on stamping topics on the Vamp Stamp News website (http://www.vampstampnews.com)

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