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Thursday, February 12, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Shares a Fun Stencil Technique!

Hello, friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. Today I am showcasing a fun technique with stencil and embossing paste.

Here's a look into all the finished card:

Take a white card stock panel. Stamp the sentiments (Sentiment Builders: Love) to create the base.

Take the stencil (ARTplorations Hearts All Over), lay it on this stamped panel, and partially apply the translucent embossing paste and leave it to dry.

Once dried, ink the panel with distress ink. The embossing paste will resist the ink and display the text underneath.

Finally, add some water splatter, distress the edges of this panel, and embellish the panel with stamped and fussy cut hearts to create a banner.

Here's the finished look once again :)

That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try. Happy crafting!

Supplies Deepti used in today's project:


Hearts All Over is one of several 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 likeTrendy 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. Awesome technique and a beautiful card! Thank you for the inspiration ♥

  2. This is really a neat card. I like that you can see the stamped worrds under the distressing. What a great idea.

  3. Gorgeous card!!! I like red/black/white color combination :-D

  4. Beautiful card! I really like this technique I need more stencils!

  5. Super cute card - love the technique and the color combo.
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  6. Brilliant technique - I hope I remember it next time I'm stuck for an idea!

  7. Awesome technique Deepti .. and a beautiful card! xx

  8. Very bold colors, the card looks stunning!

  9. Love this fun technique, Deepti! The water splatters give a great effect to the background.

  10. Fabulous card Deepti! Your beautiful focal panel really pops off the black!!

  11. Beautiful textured base and that translucent hearts really popped up the sentiments, a great and striking technique!

  12. Lovely resistant technique Deepti!! :)
    Suchi xx

  13. Awesome cad Deepti ! I loved the technique you have shared ! The translucent hearts n bg beneath it look fab !

  14. Intriguing technique. Brings new life into my favorite old background stamps and stencils. Will try for sure! Thank you so much.

  15. Fabulous technique with outstanding results! Sooo pretty!

  16. Awesome card, Deepti! I love how you added so much texture with your technique, and the color combo is fabulous! Thanks so much for the tutorial!

  17. Lovely card Deepti...as always. Love this technique xxx

  18. Oh wow Deepti, this card is fabulous, excellent technique - must trythis

  19. Such a cool card! I love the technique with the stenciling over top of the stamped sentiments!

  20. Deepti is so clever and this card turned out SO fantastic looking!!!


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