Sunday, March 24, 2019

{Stencil Sunday} Beautiful Stenciled Card Backgrounds by Terri

Happy Sunday, STAMPlorations friends! We're continuing with the Stencil Sunday reboot that we started two Sundays ago! On the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sunday of the month, the STAMPgirls will be sharing their projects that show off how to creatively use ARTplorations stencils

If you missed the first two posts, they're here and hereEach month, we'll be picking one winner of a $15 gift code -- the winner will be drawn from all comments left on the Stencil Sunday posts for the month, as well as from the designers' blogs.

Today STAMPgirl Terri is back with two more projects -- she created 2 cards with beautifully stenciled backgrounds. 


Here's Terri with her projects:

Card #1: Life is Good
I used the Bloom Factory stencil to apply some Distress Oxide inks. I then added some ink through the Shutters stencil. I flicked lots of spring coloured inks to add a feel of movement to the piece.

Using the Life is Good stencil, I drew around it on to kraft card and cut it out. I added lots of color using splatters and a little bit of blending through the Bloom Factory stencil.

Card #2: Hello
Using my Gelli plate and acrylic paints I created a print. I used the Bloomdala Bliss #9 mask to add colour. I then used the Plaid Maker stencil to fill in the white space.

With one of the sentiments from the Kathryn's Rainbow stamp set I added a faint grey text in the background. I cut the Hello word die from both lilac and white card and layered them to give a drop shadow effect.


Aren't those cards simply beautiful? If you want a chance to win a $15 gift code to the STAMPlorations store, leave a comment here and on Terri's blog by April 5. We'll announce the winner in the March winners post on April 10.

Did you enjoy today's featured post? Stencil Sunday will be back on April 14 with 2 projects from STAMPgirl Chris!

Products Terri used:
Life is Good: Bloom Factory, Life Is Good, Shutters


  1. Gorgeous cards Terri! I love the subtle backgrounds you created with the stencils.

  2. Like the stencils and the lovely die cuts too - TFS

  3. I am so happy your Stencil Sunday is back, Shery. Terri's stenciled backgrounds are so artsy and beautiful. Hugs..Nancy

  4. What pretty cards!! I LOVE the stenciled backgrounds!

  5. These cards remind me that I really need to use stencils more -- such pretty inspiration!

  6. I enjoy using stencils and love the inspiration here! Gorgeous cards!

  7. These cards are so lovely. Stencils work so well for adding to cards. tfs.

  8. These are STUNNING! I love the way you used the stencils! I love the splatter too! Great sentiments!

  9. What pretty cards!! It's always good to see inspiration for using stencils as I don't do it very often.

  10. Both are pretty spring cards.
    Great use of all of the stencils!

  11. Loving the stenciled
    backgrounds, so pretty.
    Carla from Utah

  12. Love the way the stencil works as a background. I really need to try this myself. It has such a lovely muted effect with the lighter colors. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

  13. BEAUTIFUL cards!
    WOW - the stencilled backgrounds are so soft and delicate with gorgeous colour and detail => LOVE LOVE LOVE!

  14. I wish I was this good at using stencils. Beautiful!

  15. unfamiliar with gelli plates, but I love your cards! My fave is the Life is Good card!Love the colors.