Still Stencilling….

Well, it was just sitting there, winking at me…

Another card made with my Altenew Halftone stencil. This time I have opted for a softer look, so just used two shades of grey ink (Evening Gray and Morning Frost) in a fuzzy edged (technical term!) vague circle. I then stamped my flowers and leaves in a darker grey (Moon Rock), fussy cut them and spent a small eternity faffing about with their placement. Ho hum. Some of the elements were popped up on 3D foam. Oh and UK shoppers, I found a great bargain pack of large foam squares and a big roll of foam in Poundland last week. Please forgive my ignorance but I honestly did not know that everything in that shop costs £1.00!! I kept looking for prices….But anyway, it seems like a good deal to me so thought I would mention it.

Once I had the card assembled I decided I wanted to add the tiny text greeting. I wasn’t brave enough to stamp directly onto the more-or-less finished project so chickened out. Stupid, really, because if it had gone wrong I could still have covered it over and ended up with the same card as I have here. Duh!

A few little blobs of Nuvo Jewel drops and we are good to go. I like the sentiment because it can cover a lot of occasions, either happy or not so much.

adore you cardadore you card detail

Supplies: Altenew Halftone Stencil, Adore You stamps and Warm Gray mini ink cubes set; Tonic Nuvo Jewel Drops in Pale Periwinkle; Hunkydory Adorable Scorable card (the pinkish lilac)

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55 thoughts on “Still Stencilling….

  1. What a beautiful card! The lilac and gray together are perfect. At first I thought the flowers might be dogwood, but maybe they are apple blossoms. Gorgeous, either way. Foam dots are one of my top favorite supplies!

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  2. It looks lovely, grey and lilac are very subtle and keep it suitable for all occasions too. Great stencilling! I love Poundland, just to add confusion they sometimes have ‘specials’ that aren’t £1, like big bottles of Bold. It sometimes has hidden gems (literally, my adhesive pearls all come from there!)

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  3. I like poundstrecher where some items are less than £1 they also tend to have a huge amount of craft items like pearlescent 3d paint and paper pads. Love the simplistic beauty of your card. I seem to be in the habit of over cluttering my cards.

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      1. I had exactly the same problems when I first started years ago. I was trying to use embossing powder with dye ink, but had no idea they would not work together! Also, I had fingerprints all over the card I was trying to use embossing powder on. If in doubt, Google the specific problem. The answer is out there!

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      2. I think it maybe the stamps I am using?? I am using a stamp one with small writing. I am not sure it the quality of the stamp makes a difference or if it is the size of the stamped image…trying to get the embossing power to look good has not worked. I used both ink and a white embossing liquid….Did Google and Youtube and everyone seems to stamp so easily, without effort it seems 🙂

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