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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Vicki Uses Focal Stenciling



Today I am focusing on using a portion [in different colors] of your stencils. Here is my finished card:


To color your stencil images with different colors, just takes tape and post-its.

Tape down the stencil [Bold Florals] over the card panel, and then using post-its, "frame in" the image you want to sponge first. Then just move the post its around to the different images. See? Really easy!



Once I stenciled, I then stamped over the top using Bloom Sketches.



For a finishing effect [and to add a pop of color], I added one of the awesome birds from Small Birds. Because of the sketchiness of these images, they just scream partial coloring with water coloring.



Here is the finished card again:


Hope you enjoyed my "focal" stencil coloring tutorial.

See you next time~



Products Vicki used in today's project:

    SmallBirds-preview  


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28 comments:

  1. Awesome card! LOVE the sketchy feel and adorable bird! ♥

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  2. Love the bright POP of yellow! The background is awesome, love it and thanks for showing me how!~kim

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  3. wooow Vicki
    you always have a great IDEA
    I LOVE this and my alarm CASE ing is ringing hehe
    love your card today Vicki

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  4. Looks wonderful and thanks for sharing the how to steps. Love that sketch kind of chick!

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  5. The layered floral look is outta this world!

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  6. Gorgeous. Love the bird. Great colours and technique. Hugz

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  7. What a cool idea. LOVE the fun colors you used on this card.

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  8. This is gorgeous! I love the background with the pop of bright yellow for the fabulous bird! xxx

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  9. This is drop dead fabulous, Vicki! The colors are so bright and happy and what a fun technique. Love the new bird stamps and he looks perfect on this card!!

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  10. Another innovative way to use stencils and stamps! Other than the bird, I have the supplies to do this! Watch out for a CAS-ing!
    ~c

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  11. This is a really cool look and the colors are dynomite! Nice card!!

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  12. Amazing layers and incredible depth Vicki's created. Plus it has one of my favorited birds on it.

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  13. Amazing layers and incredible depth Vicki's created. Plus it has one of my favorited birds on it.

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  14. Amazing layers and incredible depth Vicki's created. Plus it has one of my favorited birds on it.

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  15. Beautiful card, love the layered florals and how the colors pop!

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  16. What a fascinating background you created. Love the colors too.

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  17. Wow! Extremely beautiful Vicki! I love how you incorporate the stamping with bold florals, love the color scheme too, a cheerful creation and inspired very much!!!

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  18. What an awesomely vibrant, bright and amazing card!! Your focal stencil technique is really cool!! Thank you for sharing it with us!!!

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  19. What a cool and vibrant card!!! Always love your new techniques!!!

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  20. Such a pretty card and technique! Love the stenciling. :)

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  21. Love the bright yellow of the bird !!!
    it´s an eyecatch for sure
    CU hellerlittle

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  22. what a great technique and I love the vibrant colors on your card!

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  23. Bright colorful Vicki card. Thanks for sharing the technique.

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  24. Love how you made this bright, cheerful card:)

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