Thursday, June 18, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Stencils And Sentiments With Deepti



Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to my Spotlight feature. I decided to make birthday cards to celebrate STAMPlorations birthday month :) I am in love with skinny sentiment dies and they gave me the idea to use sentiment dies in three ways and to make the sentiments shine I decided to use stenciled backgrounds. Let me show you...




So in these I used the sentiments the traditional way by layering, then I used the negative and finally I just used the skinny dies and not the layering part.


Step 1 - I decided to use a combination of bright Distress inks to make my backgrounds. it involved simple ink blending :)




Step 2 - I then took three intricate stencils for my ghosting technique. I used a mini mister to spray water on the stencil and laid it on the inked panel.



Step 3 - Here I die cut the sentiments using black and white card stock and adhered those on the panels. I also decided to add some heat embossed sentiment strips :)




I could have finished my cards here but then I decided to add shaker elements :)

Step 4 - I used the dies to cut out the balloon frames and foam sheet for the dimension :) I used the solid dies to cut out the acetate sheet. I decided to lay these overlapping the sentiments.




I simply put a little bit of shaker blend on the card front and attached the die cut shaker piece on top.
Here is a closeup into each card...




I have used All BloomsStained Glass and Weaving stencils,
  
preview-skinnysentiments preview-shakerballoon1 preview-shakerballoon3 preview-shakerballoon2

and Little Love Birthday Wishes for sentiment strips. 

I have used the following shaker blends White FrostBubble Gum Pink and Sunshine Yellow
shakerblends-whitefrost shakerblends-bubblegumpinks shakerblends-sunshineyellow

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

16 comments:

  1. Such a lovely idea with the shaker element

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  2. Love the pretty inked backgrounds - lovely colors. And I'm a sucker for shakers - my fave type of card!

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  3. Wow, Deepti your cards turned out fantastic and such great looking background with the stencils....well done & TFS

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  4. What great card designs...like the basic idea of stencil, sentiment and those delightful shakers. tfs-stay well.

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  5. What gorgeous cards Deepti - loving the ghosted stenciling in the backgrounds, and the sweet shaker elements
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Nice look at the blending and use of the stencils.

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  7. Your use of stencils is great. I love using my stencils, and like to find new ways---I have a lot!

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  8. Wow! These are gorgeous Deepti!! Love the technique and the colors you chose! <3

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  9. Wow!! What awesome backgrounds you've created with the ghosting technique! I really need to try this soon!

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  10. Wow this is so amazing. I love the spray lift technique and the great backgrounds you created.

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  11. So Wonderful!! Love to see the techniques you bring in each time!

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