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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Ink Techniques: Stencil

Faux Mat Stencil with Images
The Faux Mat on this card was made using a stencil. I sponged the outer edges and used a Jumbo Stampin' Around Wheel for the images. Stamped images would work, too!

The edges of the Decorative Label were inked with Sponge Daubers and the cut out "F" was raised with Dimensionals.

I sprayed the paper daisy with water and added a drop of ink, then dried it with a Heat Tool.






Stencil Placement

I used the Big Shot and the Top Note die to cut out the stencil shape. Use paper if you want a sharply defined edge. The thickness of card stock will make a less defined edge.

Use removable adhesive and place the positive image where you want the stencil to be on the card front.



With removable adhesive, adhere the negative image to the card front with the positive image inside the negative image; like putting two puzzle pieces together. Remove the positive image.

Now sponge colour on the inside edges and stamp images. Remove the stencil.




Supplies
Stamps
-Vintage Vogue 117960
-Very Vintage jumbo wheel 117693
Ink
-Basic Black pad 101179
-Basic Gray pad 109120
-So Saffron pad 105213
-So Saffron ink refill 105225
Paper
-scrap paper
-So Saffron card stock
-Whisper White card stock
Tools
-Big Shot 113439
-Top Note die 113463
-Decorative Label punch 120907
-Jumbo Wheel Handle 103661
Accessories
-Paper Daisies 119243
-Fleurettes II 115604
-Antique brads 117273
-Stampin' Dimensionals 104430

Faux Mat Stencil and Layers
The Oval Faux Mat on this card was cut with the Big Shot and the Ovals die. Follow the instructions above for perfect stencil placement. After applying ink with a Sponge Dauber, I layered a background stamp and the leaf spray image on the mat.

The edges of the sentiment label were inked with a sponge dauber and adhered with Dimensionals.

I used Satin ribbon, twisted and adhered to 3/4 in. circle of Sticky Page to make the ribbon rose.

Supplies
Stamps
-Fabulous Florets 123025
-Sincere Salutations 115068
-En Francais 109521
Ink
-Crumb Cake pad 121030
-Always Artichoke pad 105219
Paper
-Always Artichoke card stock
-Pink Pirouette card stock
-Very Vanilla card stock
-Crumb Cake card stock
Tools
-Big Shot 113439
-Ovals die 114525
-Matchbox die (label) 114890
-Ticket Corner punch 119867
Accessories
-Very Vanilla Satin ribbon 117291
-Sticky Page 114300
-Basic Pearls 119247
-Stampin' Dimensionals 104430

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