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Monday, June 07, 2021

{Sticker Monday} Stencils, Rainbows, Clear Stickers - Oh My!

 


Happy Monday, STAMPlorations friends! It's time for the first Sticker Monday post this month and we have STAMPgirl 
Sue Nagata sharing three cards featuring our clear stickers. Make sure you comment on this post for a chance at a $15 prize code. Every month, we draw 7 winners, with the winners randomly drawn from all posts published during the month. The more posts you comment on, the more chances you have.

    

Happy Monday Crafty Friends! It's Sue N here and I have three cards to share with you. You'll see that I embraced stencils, rainbows and clear stickers for all three.

Card #1

For this card, I used Ethnic Organic One stencil and distress inks (salty ocean, seedless preserves, festive berries, carved pumpkin, mustard seed, mowed lawn), applied with an ink blending tool. I adhered the clear sticker from the Inspirational #1 Clear Stickers pack onto a 1.5" x 4.25" strip of vellum and then adhered the vellum to the card. Here's a close-up of the sentiment sticker. I like that the vellum doesn't cover up all the pretty rainbow colors.


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Card #2

This card was made with the Bloomdalascopic #2 stencil and the same rainbow distress inks as card 1 (salty ocean, seedless preserves, festive berries, carved pumpkin, mustard seed, mowed lawn) applied with an ink blending tool. I didn't want to take away from the beautiful stenciled image, so I added a simple sentiment using a sticker from the New Day Clear Stickers pack. Here's a close-up.


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Card #3

For this card, I used the Broken Glass stencil and again the same distress inks (salty ocean, seedless preserves, festive berries, carved pumpkin, mustard seed, mowed lawn). I had the distress inks out, I might have well put them to good use, right? Instead of blending one color into the next, I tore some printer paper and used the torn edge like a stencil. This resulted in irregular edges between the colors. This is how it turned out.


I decided to rotate it to make a landscape card. I added the bold sentiment with a sticker from the Birthday Word Art Clear Stickers pack. I also added some birthday symbols using the Party Mates stamp set. I stamped the images onto white cardstock with black ink and fussy cut the images. 

It's been a privilege to have been here at Sticker Monday over the past three months. I love working with the Clear Stickers and I encourage you to give them a try.

If you're looking for more detailed descriptions of how I made these cards, please check out my foleysfriend blog.

20 comments:

  1. Those clear stickers work so well with the stenciled backgrounds and I love the look with vellum!

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  2. Love the rainbow stencil idea and how you used the vellum behind the sticker sentiment.

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  3. Wonderful cards with the stencils, rainbow of colors and stickers.

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  4. Love how colorful
    these cards are!
    Great use of the
    stencils and stickers.
    Carla from Arizona

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  5. Oh my goodness what wonderful, rainbow toned cards - these are stunning
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. I love all of the bright colors on these projects

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  7. Beautiful inspiration today - love those colors!!

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  8. Love the stenciled backgrounds and the colors! Awesome sentiment stickers to complete the cards!

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  9. Great cards and colors. Card #3 is perfect for a birthday.

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  10. I love the sentiment of the first card the most and the rainbow is significant as my dog passes over the rainbow bridge tomorrow. You've made such beautiful cards with those colors.

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  11. LOVE these pretty cards! The stencils in rainbow colors really shine

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  12. Your cards are fabulous! I just ordered my first set of the stickers so I appreciate the inspiration!

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  13. Great combination of stickers and stencils.

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  14. Such great stickers to add to these wonderfully colourful cards.

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