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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Plays with the Clouds Stencil

Hi, Cornelia here today, trying to brighten up your day!

I love stencils and I am so happy that we now have them available at STAMPlorations. Today I played around with the Clouds stencil and that wonderful sentiment from the Typografia set.

Lets get started:

I stamped the sentiment into the lower corner of my card stock.

Next, I placed the stencil over it so that the sun is peeking out behind the sentiment. The nice thing about this stencil is that it comes with the cutouts, so I just placed the cloud into the opening and secured it with Washi tape to avoid inking parts of my card stock where I don't want any ink..

I sponged one cloud and then the other.

Next, I die cut two clouds out of fun foam and also cut myself a slightly smaller square of fun foam to mount my card on. (I learned that trick in the CAS 4 class). I also colored two of the words in yellow.

And here you see the card again all assembled:

Almost forgot - I added Wink of Stella to the yellow words, but I don't think it really shows in the picture.

See you again in 2 weeks with another tutorial!

Supplies Cornelia used in today's project:


Clouds is one of 8 new ARTplorations stencils offered exclusively through STAMPlorations. When you sign up for the STAMPlorations stamp club, your package includes your choice of any 2 stencils ($10 value) in addition to the featured 5" by 7" stamp set. The club offers lots of perks, including a free 4" by 6" stamp set like Trendy Butterflies sent every 3rd shipment (or immediately after signing up for the semi-annual subscription) and free worldwide shipping. For more info and to sign up, click here.

Prize alert! Leave a comment in this post for an entry to our Spotlight Projects random drawing for February. We'll pick a commenter to win a $10 gift certificate or her choice of 1 ARTplorations stencil. We'll announce the winner on March 1!


  1. Lovely card and technique! Love that sentiment!! ♥

  2. WOW - Cornelia, you did such a great job and I love the tips and tricks you shared so that we might be able to create something this magnificent too!! Really love the fun foam trick!!

  3. What a fabulous card!! I love the fun photo tutorial that she gave. Stencils like this are always so intimidating to me. Really awesome design!

  4. What a really fun card!! I love this!! :)

  5. Absolutely love it Cornelia! I love clouds on the cards, and the sentiment just rocks!

  6. What a great job with the gray behind the clouds and the burst of yellow. Great design for the sentiment~

  7. Fabulous card and technique, love the sentiment. Carol x

  8. wooooww!!! I am loving this card. thanks for sharing!!!!

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  9. Your card is fabulous and the tutorial much appreciated! Thanks!

  10. Great sentiment and love those grey clouds, beautiful technique! Thanks for sharing!

  11. wunderbar !!!!
    allein die "Einfachheit" deiner Wahl der Farben macht schon soviel her
    danke für die Tipps !!!
    LG hellerlittle

  12. Das ist eine wunderbare Idee und Ausführung. Danke für die Einzelheiten der Gestaltung und Tipps.

  13. Thanks for the tutorial, Cornelia! Love this card and the new stencils!

  14. I love the combination of stamping, stenciling and coloring on your card. CAS design, but very effective. And the fun foam clouds are a fabulous addition!

  15. Great card and great technique. Thanks for the tutorial.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  16. Love the stencil and sentiment stamp set -- and I love that the stencil comes with the cutouts, adds so much more versatility to the product! Thank you for the inspiration!

  17. Love your use of the clouds and the two colours of ink, gorgeous!

  18. love that sentiment and you paired it perfectly with the stencil!

  19. This is fabulous, Cornelia! Great design. Love it! :-)

  20. Love your CAS card. Great use of the clouds stencil. Hugz

  21. I loved the CAS online class too, and agree backing with foam is a winner. I love how you have produced a really atmospheric card with just a couple of bits, fab with five ;)

  22. How cool is that cloud stencilling Cornelia...goes perfectly with the sentiment, simple and so effective

  23. I love your card! Totally going to lift it for a friend who is going through chemo.

  24. Loved the sentiment, loved the technique and loved the color combination!! Gorgeous card Cornelia!!
    Suchi xx


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