Wednesday’s WOW! #100. Woo Hoo! Who would have thought a couple of years ago when I started this series that I would have 100 tips, techniques, product videos to share with you. Number 100 is pretty amazing. I think. 🙂
Today I have a special technique for you. And to celebrate 100 WOW’s I thought it would be time for a Giveaway. Check below after you see the fun technique.
For our Wednesday’s WOW! #100 I wanted to share a cool technique of using your Diecuts to create stencils. It’s not a new technique BUT might not be one you think about readily.
I was inspired of this idea when I saw a project on a Demonstrator Facebook group I am on and I’m sorry I can’t remember the Demonstrators name.
I have used the Ornate Borders Dies and the Ornate Frames Dies to create these particular cards but you could use any detailed dies.
For this first card I have used the decorative flower border die from the Ornate Frames Dies. Diecut this on a piece of white card. Then use this card piece as a stencil to colour on to a different white card strip.
So for this one below you may not be able to see it but I have the other white card strip which is the same size as the diecut strip, so I could line them up and be sure it was straight.
I have used the Watercolor Pencils but not used them with the Aquapainter. You could use Stampin’ Blends or a Blender Pen and inkpads.
This was the finished coloured strip.
To finish the card I used some of the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper. The Twine is from the Nature’s Twine set. It is Grapefruit Grove but I think it worked OK with the Calypso Coral on the card.
The vellum “leafy” spray and the bird is from the Well Written Dies.
On this next card I used the dies in a different way. I diecut the “flourish” type die in the Ornate Frames Dies from white card and then used that as a stencil to heat emboss.
To do this line up the diecut strip on your white card mat. Press the Versamark ink over the diecut being careful not getting Versamark above the strip on to your main card. You can add some scrap paper to mask it to protect the card if you like.
After using the Versamark, remove your stencil strip. Sprinkle over Silver Embossing Powder and heat with the Heat Tool. You have a nice shiny image.
Below is the finished card in more detail.
For the finished card I used the Best Dressed Designer Series Paper. The Hello Fabulous from the Dressed To Impress stamp set and cut with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. The Mint Macaron piece is also diecut with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies and embossed with the Swirls and Curls Embossing Folder.
WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #100 GIVEAWAY
To celebrate this milestone of 100 WOW’s I have a Giveaway.
Go in the draw to win the Little Ladybug stamp set.
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