Category Archives: Stencils

(2020 c028) Hello Friend Mixed Media

I got my first Gel Press 5×7 from Hobby Lobby. I made several blue pieces using Canson XL 7×10 Mix Media Paper from Hobby Lobby.   For the stencil layers  today I used  Cas-ual Fridays Starlequin Stencil  and on the right top I used Dylusions by Ranger Triangles – Large Stencil  (Which appears to be discontinued, but you can see …

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(2020 c021) Teal Love

Supplies Used:    Wonky Wavy Stitched Hearts by Kat Scrappiness , The Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts was sponged with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger  and then inked with  Versamark Ink  and then heat embossed with Kaleidoscope Embossing Powder by Stampendous.  Background color was sponged through Hero Arts SA051 Floral Fillagree Stencil Pair  (this seems …

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(2019 c102) In the FALL we say Adieu to 80 bee hives

Fall Bookmarks for our Bee Keeper friends & their families. See the fronts and backs in the 2 photos below: We offer our little 5 acres to Bee Keepers during the summer to house about 80 bee hives (this is their time away from their main jobs in orange & almond orchards in the winter).  …

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(2019 c48) CAS, Stencil, Sweetest Peas

Stamps used:  Altenew Sweetest Peas.     This is a one layer card, as you can see in the photos I first stamped the sweet peas Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Black Ranger Embossing Powder . Then I watercolored them with Artist’s Loft Fundamentals Pearlescent Watercolor Pan Set From Michaels.  Next I used the  Tsukineko Versamark  Watermark Emboss Pen 21001 to …

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(2019 c6) A Wintery HELLO

Background was made by smooshing Distress Inks by Ranger each color individually onto my Couture Creations Non Stick Craft Matt CO723828 then spritzed it with water and then mopping up onto watercolor paper. (Blueprint Sketch, Faded Jeans, Salty Ocean, Wilted Violet, Shaded Violet, Worn Lipstick). I used my new HERO ARTS DE532 Snowflake Edge Fancy Die to create a stencil for the silvery snow in the …

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(2019 c5) Butterfly Shaker & Recycling

For the background I sponged Distress Inks by Ranger . Next I created a Butterfly stamp with fun foam Fiskar’s Fancy Flier punch and stamped with Distress Inks.  Next I spritzed with various mists by Tattered Angels.  Then I randomly applied  953n Moonstone Nuvo Glitter Paste through Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Dot Fade . The backgrounds for the die cut butterflies  were made …

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(2018 c129) Sugar Pea, Get Well Cats

Sadly this CUTE stamp set called Smitten Kitten appears to be discontinued at Sugar Pea Designs, but they still have the dies (hopefully they are just temporarily out of stock?) I stamped them on white cardstock and colored with Copics.  Then I covered the images with Fine Line Masking Fluid Pen Fine Tip 4449 .  I cut the tops of the kitten’s heads …

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(2018 c107)Congrats You’re a Star

For the background (which I made ages ago, so glad I wrote what I had used on the back) I Started by making my galaxy background on watercolor paper with the Smooshing Technique using Wilted Violet Distress Inks by Ranger  and Salty Ocan and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger .  Next I painted the stars through a generic STAR stencil with cheap …

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(2018 c23) Hearts

This background was one of the many experiments I tried after making my own Heart stencil with hearts from Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies  using watercolor paper.  See HERE   I just glued red sequins to the center in the form of a heart.  The LOVE die is from Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts. It …

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(2018 c18) Valentine Hero Arts, Color Burst, Deco Art Mist

Lots more fun playing with my homemade hearts background stencil that was cut into watercolor paper. Used Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heartand  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  You can see the beginning process on the previous post HERE.  Today I used that stencil which has a rough layer of the Faber Castell Whipped Spackel  on it to create today’s …

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