Sunday, May 01, 2016

Stencil Sunday #44 + May Mixed Media Challenge

Welcome to another edition of Stencil Sunday with the STAMPlorations girls in the Mixed Media design team  And because it's the first Sunday of the month, it's also time for a new Mixed Media Challenge!

But before we get on with this month's challenge, we'd like to give a heads up to all mixed media artists out there. We're having a design team call. The term of the current STAMPlorations' mixed media design team is soon ending and Shery is looking for a few awesome mixed media artists to join us in the new term. You can read about all the details here. The call is open until May 15, so here's your chance to play with some fab stamps and stencils. We're a fun and friendly group of artsy, talented crafters :o)

Thank you to everyone who linked up to the April Mixed Media Challenge! We'll announce the winner and top picks on May 6. Let's start off with the girls' awe-mazing mixed media projects!




ARTplorations stencil: Sweet Home Large
STAMPlorations stamps: Mixed Media GrungeMixed Media Elements

ARTplorations stencil: Rose Duet

ARTplorations stencils: Retro Circles and Square Links
STAMPlorations stamps: Mixed Media Elements and Subway Art Builders Create

ARTplorations stencils:  FlutterbyMerry Go RoundRetro CirclesSquare Links
STAMPlorations stamp: Trendy Butterflies

ARTplorations stencils: Merry Go Round
STAMPlorations stamps: Trendy BirdsArt Marks, Subway Art Builders

ARTploration Stencils: FoiledGridlocked and Shutters
STAMPloration Stamps: Mixed Media Grunge

ARTPlorations stencil ~ Square Links
STAMPlorations ~ Patchwork Frenzy Graphic Pentagons


Inspired to create your own mixed media projects? Link up below! Please just keep in mind these simple rules:
  • Your project(s) can be anything mixed media except a card (so no cards, please!).
  • You must use a stencil or stencils (any brand) in your project(s).
  • You can enter as many projects as you wish as long as they are in separate blog posts.
  • You must display the challenge graphic below in your post and link back to this post (not just the main blog) in order to be eligible to win (and receive the corresponding prize).
  • Link up by May 31st, 11:55 p.m. Pacific time (GMT-7).

  • The winner (as voted by the design team) receives a $15 gift certificate OR her choice of ARTplorations stencils (either 2 standard size stencils or 1 large stencil).
  • The two (2) top picks (as voted by the design team) get to pick their choice of any 1 standard size ARTplorations stencil.

A gentle reminder: This is a non-card mixed media challenge, so please don't link up cards (we've got other challenges where you can enter your cards). You must use a stencil (or stencils) -- any brand or a homemade one -- in your project(s). If it's not obvious to us that you used a stencil, your entry may be deleted. Also, you must display the challenge graphic in your blog post; otherwise, your entry will not be eligible for the prizes.


  1. Beautiful creations. Thank you for the inspirations ladies.

  2. Fabulous and varied inspiration, thank you very much for the ideas and the inspiration x

  3. Thank you for the challenge. Lovely work by the design team. I have added my journal page using 2 stencils.

  4. Thanks for another challenge and the gorgeous inspirations from the DT too Karen x


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