Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Simon Says Stencil It!!


So I am being challenge heavy this week.simply because this week they are hard to resist.

SimonSaysStamp Wednesday challenge is - Simon Says Stencil it...I love stencils, so this was a perfect challenge for me.

I have been experimenting with modelling paste and stencils..this is the first card I have 'shown' using the paste and I love it!!

I chose to use my fave Aspen Trees stencil by The Crafter's Workshop I thought it would make a great base for a card for Hubby's Godparents who are quite outdoorsy!

Once the paste was dry, I overlaid the stencil again and inked it up using Walnut Stain Distress Ink. I added a strip of scrap paper from my scrap box that coordinated with my new Pink Petticoat Happy Camper digital stamp. I used a Pink Petticoat paper for the pattern on the camper van and retouched it in using Photoshop Elements - a new trick for me :) I didn't use the sentiment that came with the stamp, instead I retyped it, printed it out, punched it and then added some dots to match the scrap paper.

Here is a photo so you can see the dimension of the paste.

Fun to do and super easy, it only takes a few hours to dry and if you are impatient you can heat dry, but be warned the effect is not as good if you heat dry.



  1. That's such a cool technique for texture - love the outcome and the layered effect. Nailed it man! x

    1. Thanks! I used this stencil for your Sister's Christmas card :)

  2. Fabulous card!! Love those gorgeous trees and the scene you created! Great card!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  3. Fab card Claire, I love this new image (downloaded, still to use!) , it works so well with this mask, hugs Carole Z X


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