Cards using stencils

Add a unique touch to your cards with these creative ideas using stencils. Explore different stencil techniques to create beautiful and personalized cards for any occasion.

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
Origami, Ink, Make Your Own Stencils, Reverse Stenciling, Adhesive Stencils, Stamping Techniques, Stencil Printing, Stamping Techniques Card Tutorials, Stencil Crafts

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
Stamping with Loll: Spring Tulips Stamping, Pink, Stamped Cards, Embossed Cards, Hello Cards, Greeting Cards Handmade, Floral Cards, Cards Handmade, Pretty Cards

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
Diy, Stamping, Mixed Media Cards, Scrapbook Cards, Flower Stamp, Stamped Cards, Scrapbook, Paper, Stamp Set

Here's another card I made for Darkroom Door. Hier nog een kaartje dat ik maakte voor Darkroom Door. I again worked with the new Polka Dots stencil, sprayed Distress Resist Spray through the stencil this time. After drying I colored the background with Distress Spray Stains. Ik gebruikte opnieuw de nieuwe Polka Dots stencil, deze keer in combinatie met Distress Resist Spray. Na het drogen kleurde ik de ondergrond met Distress Spray Stains. I colored the flower using matching Distress Inks…