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Friday, September 09, 2016

{Mixed Media Tutorial} Heat Embossed Stencil Background by Sanna

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Hello everyone, Sanna here today with a fun and easy to do stencil background idea I used on this tag:


Here are the steps followed by a start-to-finish video:
  • Download and print the ColorBloomsSampler file on thick cardstock (see this post for the download file).
  • Color the blooms of the printed file with Distress Crayons and water.
  • Take the ARTplorations Big Bloom Factory (L) stencil, place it on a kraft sheet and start applying VersaMark ink onto it. 
  • Then place a white tag over the inked area and use a brayer to press the ink onto the tag.
  • Remove the stencil and apply white embossing powder on top. Dab off the residue and heat set the powder with a heat gun.
  • Next press Distress Ink (squeezed lemon, shabby shutters, wild honey) onto a kraft sheet, add water spray on top and using a paint brush apply the ink onto the tag surface. Let air dry or use a heat gun to dry.
  • Now fussy cut the colored blossoms from the digital sheet and adhere onto the tag overlappingly. 
  • Take a piece of old book paper and stamp a sentiment with the STAMPlorations Fond Expressions stamp set and black ink onto the book page. Fussy cut along the edges and adhere to the tag. 
  • Decorate the blossoms with white gel pen, dab black texture spray splatters here and there for additional interest and choose ribbon in matching colors and attach with a piece of yarn to the tag. 
  • Add faux stitching along the edges with a black pen. 
  • Add a butterfly for decoration.




This is how the finished tag looks like:



I hope you enjoyed this little stencil idea. You could also use different embossing powder colors for a different look (imagine a black tag background with golden embossing powder - that might look really interesting too!!).

Have fun creating and see you soon,

Sanna

Products:
ARTplorations Big Bloom Factory (L) stencil
STAMPlorations Fond Expressions Clear Stamp Set

17 comments:

  1. Such clever ideas and techniques. Thank you so much for the amazing inspiration on your fabulous card, love it!

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  2. Gorgeous tag, Sanna, and super video tutorial.

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  3. Great idea! Another way to use stencils. Thank you!

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    1. Sorry, meant to say what a fabulous tag you created. It's very beautiful!

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  4. OMG Wow!!! Love your gorgeous mixed media tag Sanna. I watched your fun and helpful video and printed your step by step instructions. I definitely want to try. TFS Hugs, nancy

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    1. Thank you Nancy, sooo glad you liked the idea so much!!! thanks for your lovely comment - it made my day :)

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  5. Oh my what a gorgeous tag! Thanks for the tutorial! :)

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  6. Amazing looking tag. Love the multi-layered ribbons you added and the little butterfly adds a subtle POP!!

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  7. thank you very much for everyone for their lovely comments! made me very happy to read them :)

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