Stencilled Fun – Day 1

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I’m currently enjoying my first ever online card making class, Stencilled, from Online Card Classes. This morning I had a chance to try out a couple of the techniques from Day 1 – misting and inking stencils. First I used the Tim Holtz Bubble stencil and spritzed it with Mister Huey’s Bazinga blue. After leaving it for a couple of minutes to dry I positioned the Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow stencil over the top and used a piece of stamping sponge to apply ink directly from a Stampin Up Daffodil Delight ink pad. I like the control that inking with a sponge provides ;). I felt the panel needed a third colour so this time spritzed Mister Huey Sea Foam closer to the panel to get the splotchy look.

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The sentiment is from the fabulous Neat and Tangled Everyday Circles set which arrived in the mail this week – love it! The little arrow was from left over die cuts from the Avery Elle Chevron Bits dies. The top of the white panel was punched with a retired Stampin Up notebook punch.

Hopefully I’ll have more stencilled cards to share later!

Supplies
Stencils: Tim Holtz Bubble, Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow
Ink: Studio Calico Mister Huey’s Bazinga, Sea Foam, Stampin Up Daffodil Delight, Hero Arts Hero Hues Black
Stamps: Neat and Tangled Everyday Circles
Card: Stampin Up Whisper White, Coastal Cabana

Thanks for looking!
Deanne W

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All Squared Up

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I love the strong graphic style of this Avery Elle set All Squared Up and how it lends itself to clean and simple cards. Here I stamped the hexagon outline in Hero Arts black dye ink and used the fill-in stamp to add random bits of colour. I had some Neat and Tangled sequins that matched the ink colours  so added a few of those too for a little extra interest. The greeting and frame are also from the All Squared Up Set (lots of options!). I stamped it on some scrap paper then cut it out with a circle punch. The little arrow shapes were cut using the Avery Elle Chevon Bits die.

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This week’s Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge theme is “A” so I’m entering this card as it uses two Avery Elle sets.

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Supplies
Stamps: Avery Elle All Squared Up
Dies: Avery Elle Chevron Bits
Ink: Hero Arts Black, Stampin Up Gumball Green, Summer Starfruit & Tangerine Tango
Card: Stampin Up Whisper White, Crushed Curry, Wasabi Green, Coral Calypso.

Thanks for looking!
Deanne