Monday, October 8, 2018

Stencil Hop Part 1

Hi there,

Sanna has created some fabulous new stencils and for this reason we are having the Stencil Hop over on the STAMPlorations Blog. I created two very different projects for this occasion.


On my first project I used the ARTplorations Lattice stencil to create a background for my image:

  • cut a panel from watercolor paper and apply Distress Oxide Inks (Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean, Twisted Citron) through the ARTplorations Lattice stencil
  • mist the pattern with Pearlized Water for texture and shine
  • stamp one of the adorable images from the STAMPlorations Little Love Birthday Wishes set with Memento Tuxedo Black and color it with Delta, Touch Twin Brush and Copic Markers
  • stamp the sentiment from the same set with Versamark onto a strip of black cardstock and heat-emboss it with WOW! Bright White Super Fine embossing powder
  • layer a piece of black and white patterned paper underneath the sentiment strip


On my second project I used the ARTplorations Barley stencil:

  • cut out an ATC from patterned paper using the CUTplorations ATC/Tag Builder die
  • apply transfer gel through the ARTplorations Barley stencil and let it dry thoroughly
  • run the ATC through your Mini Minc with some rose gold foil
  • grunge up the edges with a black Stabilo All pencil and a wet watercolor brush
  • stamp a frame around the ATC using the dot pattern from the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Grunge set and Archival Ink Black Soot
  • stamp the first part of the sentiment from the STAMPlorations Art Marks set with Versamerk and heat-emboss it with Ranger Rose Gold embossing powder
  • write the second part of the sentiment with a dip pen and Dr. Ph. Martin's Bleed Proof White
  • add splatters with watered-down white acrylic paint


I hope you enjoy the rest of the hop.

Hugs,






19 comments:

  1. Like the blue and green and the shine bright creations here - the stencils are fabulous TFS and for the hop

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  2. The barley stencil is my favorite and I'm happy to see it on
    your gorgeous ATC! Love all the shine & the beautiful BG. And your
    card is simply divine! Gorgeous color combo, too.

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  3. Fabulous card designs and both are so well done.

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  4. Your card is so bright
    and playful. The ATC is
    bold and awesome, with
    the foiled barley.

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  5. Cute and pretty cards. Love the colors and background on the first and the foiling on the second.

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  6. Such lovely cards! These stencils are wonderful!

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  7. Wow! Fabulous cards!!! Colors are amazing!!!

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  8. Gorgeous colors on your beautiful cards!

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  9. I love how you used the stencils on your backgrounds and then layered with stamping, just beautiful!

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  10. awesome cards - love how you used the stencils:)

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  11. I love both cards! The way you used the stencils is perfect! Great colors too!

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  12. What fabulous cards! Sweet and stunning. Fantastic inspiration using the stencils.

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  13. Two beautiful cards! Love the clean-and-simple design of the first and the texture of the second!

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  14. Tanja, I like the creative way you've used these stencils on your cards. They are delightful. tfs

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  15. Beautiful cards! Love the Barley design and the texture on your card!

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  16. Beautiful cards! You made the stencils shine!

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  17. Gorgeous. Love the foiled barley. Hugz

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