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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Outline Stenciling with Cornelia

Hi, Cornelia here today, featuring outline stenciling.

This is not something I came up with - I got inspired by Renee from Bolton House - quite a while ago and just remembered this again.

My supplies:

I started with white card stock and outlined part of the stencil with a fine line black pen.

Moved the stencil a bit and sponged in citrus green - you also see the pen I used.

I decided the card looks kind of empty, so I moved the stencil back to its original position and sponged again - this time a slightly darker shade of green.

Added little orange flowers.

Added the sentiment. I used foam tape for the "birthday" to give it a bit of dimension. I also added orange Stickles to the center of the flowers.

Hope you liked this. See you in two weeks!

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  1. Such a fun card, vibrant colours and great idea about outlining the stencil with a pen then moving it slightly to add the ink x

  2. Fabulous idea it works so well,, especially with the citrus green so vibrant.

  3. Brilliant card! Fab idea and cool colour combo too! xxx

  4. Awesome color combo! Love that Leaf Prints stencil!

  5. Brilliant work Cornelia did enjoy seeing all the steps, clever to outline the mask..
    ..mm note to self again, get my masks out. :)
    Thanks so much for sharing, Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}

  6. Love your card! You can CASE me any time. Thanks. -Renee

  7. What a stunning card and very effective technique.

  8. Your card is really cute - love the colors and the bling. Great technique!

  9. What a fun and cheerful birthday card! The outlining makes your leaves just pop!

  10. How fun! I had not seen this technique.

  11. Cannot believe I've never tried this, yet. Will now, though. Thanks so much for sharing this awesome card.

  12. Oh my goodness, I LOVE this card! So simple and colorful, love the black outline!


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