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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:


    


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27 comments:

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

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  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!!

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  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!

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

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

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

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

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

    — Rubeena

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

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

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

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

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

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  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!

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

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  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!

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

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

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

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

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  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 ;)

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

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

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

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