Using stencils on cards

Take your card making to the next level with stencils. Discover how to use stencils to create beautiful and unique designs that will impress your friends and family. Try it out today!
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You know sometimes stencils can be tricky little buggers. Today I'm sharing 5 quick tips for using stencils. I mean they bend and move around all over the place. It's tough to get a good stencil impression without some sticky assistance. One thing I'd like to point out about stencils, in general, is the thicker the stencil the more stable it is but thinner stencils give a crisper image. It's a catch 22 there. A more stable stencil or a crisper image? That…

Pat Doyle
Butterfly Cards Handmade, Paper Flower Wall Hanging, Butterfly Birthday Cards, Flower Wall Hanging, Paper Flower Wall, Monkey Business, Beautiful Paper, Birthday Cards Diy, Butterfly Cards

In February's card class I wanted to use some products and techniques I don't normally use in class. The first few cards use stencils, we have used them before but not nearly enough! This card is just inks and a stencil, so simple yet so pretty. The next 2 cards use a stencil to make your own background. Then stamping and paper piecing over it. Same thing here except the butterfly is colored with a sparkle marker... very hard to tell in the photo but it is very shimmery. The deer card uses…

Carol Naylor
Natal, Snarky Cats Cards, Crazy Cats Cards, Cat Cards Handmade, Inking Techniques, Birthday Card Greetings, Cats Birthday, Diy Greeting Cards, Distress Ink Techniques

Snarky Cats!!! LOVE this set of stamps from Tim Holtz and Stampers Anonymous! And how fun is it that they pair so perfectly with the Crazy Cats and Crazy Things Stamps? Today's post features a quick birthday card using them all. Gather some Distress Inks, Distress Brushes, Sticky Grid, Distress Mixed Media Heavystock, and a stencil. I hold the paper in place with Sizzix Sticky Grid, then align the stencil and tape it at the top so you can easily lift it to see your progress. Stencil the…

Ini Lie
Stamping with Loll: Spring Tulips Sponging, Embossing Paste, Tulips Card, Flower Birthday Cards, Pistachio Pudding, Hello Cards, Color Challenge, Embossed Cards, Spring Tulips

Hi everyone. I had fun using a couple of stencils to make today's card. I sponged the lattice background and then splattered with pink. I then used the tulip stencil to add embossing paste. Once dry, I placed the stencil back over the paste and sponged on the pink and green inks. I used two shades of pink to give a graduation of color. The sentiment was stamped in gray ink to keep with the softer tones of this card. The sentiment looks crooked, but it is straight in real life --- isn't it…

Nancy Nesbitt