DIY Stencil Card

February 04, 2014

Hey everyone... It's no secret stencils are IN! And I've been planning to make a stenciled card for a while. I do not own any stencils yet, but I knew I could come up with something. I am the kind of crafter that has learned to multitask with one same die. This time it was no different. I made my own stencil from heavyweight paper and a Spellbinder die. This was the result:

I stamped a sentiment on vellum and finished it with some lilac gems. Very simple but colorful and fun card, and a perfect friendship Valentine's card.

- Butterfly Magic
- Grand Calibur Die Cutting Machine
Colorbox Painbox Pigment Inks
Hero Arts - Friends are Treasures
Inkadinkado Embossing Powder - Hot Pink
Merletto Diamond Stickers
Imagine Crafts: Sponge Dauber
Other generic Materials
White heavyweight cardstock

Hope you find it useful. Search your die collection, you may find something that could actually work as a stencil. That's all for now. 'Til next time!

7Kids Challenge Blog

Fairy Tale Challenge Blog

Valentine's for Kids 
My Craft Spot Blog 

Color by numbers
Paper Issues

Note: I did die cut the image first, and then use it as stencil. I didn't use the actual die to stencil.

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8 comentarios

  1. Just beautiful! Love the embossed vellum! Thanks for sharing your card with us at!

  2. Thank you and everyone at the site for having me!

  3. Beautiful colors and stencil, wow! Love the overlay too. Beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at Hugs Kelly

  4. Thanks Kelly! You're very kind. And thanks for having me!

  5. This is so pretty, Graciellie! The stencilling looks fabulous and I love the look of the stamped vellum too!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  6. Gorgeous card! I love the embossing on the vellum-wonderful colors and pretty design!
    Thanks for joining us in the challenge at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K

  7. Wow! I like it very well! Thanks for joining us at Fairytale Challenge. Hugs, Susanne.

  8. absolutely STUNNING use of colour here! i want to mix up my inks and bust out my stencils! thanks so much for linking up at Paper Issues! :)


Thanks so much for your kind comments!

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