Category: Stencilled Background

Using Stencils on Linen Paper

Using Stencils on Linen Paper

Stencils or Decorative Masks can be used in many ways to create backgrounds on a variety of card types. Today I am using one of these masks on Linen Specialty Paper with pastels instead of inks. The Linen Specialty Paper (#155681) is adhesive backed which makes it very easy to attach to cardstock.Attach the linen … Continue reading Using Stencils on Linen Paper

Heat Embossing with Stencils for Christmas

Heat Embossing with Stencils for Christmas

Today's Christmas card was made by heat embossing a stencilled image. Take a piece of Pearlescent Specialty Paper and cover with one of the Basic Patterns Decorative Masks.Use a sponge dauber with Whisper White Craft ink to add ink onto the paper through the mask. Normally you would use Versamark ink for heat embossing, but … Continue reading Heat Embossing with Stencils for Christmas

Double Stencilling Technique

Double Stencilling Technique

Double Stencilling is a great way to showcase two of your favourite stencils / masks. For the best effect use an open mask for the bottom layer and a more detailed mask for the top layer. The technique used here is Double Stencilling:Place an open pattern mask over Basic White cardstock.Use Blending Brushes to add … Continue reading Double Stencilling Technique

Repurposing stamp sets with Christmas Season

Repurposing stamp sets with Christmas Season

Have you ever looked at a stamp set and thought that it could be used for purposes other than for what it was intended? The Christmas Season stamp set is a perfect example. The variety of leaves can be used for any occasion, not just Christmas. Today's card is based on one on page 66 … Continue reading Repurposing stamp sets with Christmas Season

Reverse Stencil Technique for challenges at Splitcoaststampers

Reverse Stencil Technique for challenges at Splitcoaststampers

Today I am combining a few splitcoaststampers.com challenges: the Reverse Stencil Technique for a recent Technique Challenge with another entry for the 800th Color Challenge. There are six options to choose for the Color Challenge. Click here to get all the details. For the Color Challenge, I chose ..... Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Pacific Point My card … Continue reading Reverse Stencil Technique for challenges at Splitcoaststampers

Magic Stencilling for Christmas

Magic Stencilling for Christmas

Today I have a new technique (for me) known as magic stencilling. This is a really simple technique.Use a sponge or the direct to paper method with Seaside Spray ink on a piece of Shimmery White cardstock. (The darker the ink, the better this technique will work.)Take one of the Basic Pattern Decorative Masks (I … Continue reading Magic Stencilling for Christmas