Sunday, June 25, 2017

Stencil Sunday @Virginia's #1

Hello friends!

 I hope that you are enjoying your Sunday!
 Since summer is finally here, I decided to post less frequently in the next little while.  
We all need to unwind and enjoy outdoor more whenever possible.
 What you will see regularly are:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge 
and
Stencil Sunday @Virginia's 

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So, that brings to today's new feature!
I will be sharing stenciled cards with stamps and inks every Sunday during this summer.
I hope with quality posts, you will still get a dose of stamping fun during the summer.
Don't forget to link your summer creations (at the right side bar) for Virginia's Blog Party!
 Let's get right to STENCILS!

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My first card features the Grid Stencil.
I started with spraying inks over the stencil.
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It did a little blotchy, but I think that makes the card more original and artsy!

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Once the paper is dry, I stamped and die cut the Build-A Flower Magnolia (shop Altenew, shop Simon Says Stamp).

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Since the background is so bright and colorful, it seems like a good idea to stamp the magnolia to tone down the colors and also it provides a better color contrast!

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And there you have it- a stenciled card created with dies and stamps.

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at Simon Says Stamp, click here. 

at Altenew Shop, click here and here.

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10 comments:

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful background for those pretty flowers! I love the colors and the grid stencil!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

Love the grid card!

Dawn Turley said...

Gorgeous Virginia. That is one lovely stencil. It really looks spectacular in the orange colours.

Teresa Doyle said...

A very pretty background to show off the magnolia. Just lovely!

I have just received my FIRST stencil, I KNOW! :( However, it is an Altenew one and I am dying to use it. Hopefully today...

Sue LD said...

Wonderful card. I need to use my stencils more.

Martha Herrera said...

Using stencils makes all the difference! Gorgeous card!

conil said...

You're right, the "blotchy" spray looks very artistic...just like it was meant to be. And in my favorite colors, to boot. The black & white floral image is the perfect focal point.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love all the oranges in your stencil background, Virginia! Great idea to leave the stamped flowers neutral - looks amazing!!

Harriet said...

I will miss my daily visit; however, you can be sure Wed. and Sun. will be red letter days for me. This card is lovely, unique and colorful. I like it very much. Enjoy your summer.

Purple Princess said...

I love the first card!!