CC284 & SC294: Fun with stencils

hi all!

WHEW have i been busy and neglectful of my blog!!!  there have been lots of orders but we still have lots more that needs to go!  i am also sewing machine-less WAHHHH!  it is in the shop for three weeks!

so in the meantime i will be having lots of fun planning out our Holiday Issue of Through the Craft Room Door!  i had a meeting with my buddy suzanne – ALWAYS so much fun when we get time to hang out – and boy is it shaping up to be fantastic!!!  we will be posting our next few publishing calls soon and i encourage EVERYONE to submit!  and if you haven’t subscribed you might want to do that right away!  this issue will be our biggest yet (it keeps growing) at 22 pages of fun holiday crafting goodness!

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the hardest thing about our challenge for Try It Out Thursday for Susana’s Custom Art & Card Design this week was finally deciding on ONE idea as i had so many!  Suzanne had us use stencils and dreamweaver embossing paste or viva decor modeling cream.  i ADORE the crafter’s workshop stencils susana has been bringing in and i am loving using them with modeling cream by viva and embossing paste by dreamweaver. for my project today i used one of the crafter’s workshop stencils paired up with some dee-LISH champagne modeling cream by viva decor:

I used patterned paper to an oldie but goodie (and still one of my faves) – eva by basic grey. i went with a somewhat vintage-y feel with my crocheted trim. anyone remember the threading water punch we all thought we would die without (maybe that was just on the cricut message board…) – i used that for my border and then added some perfect little droplets of Carmine Red Paper Pen from Viva Decor. The paper pens have more of a glossy enamel look rather than a pearlescent or glittery finish.

For my focal piece i simply laid my stencil on my paper, gently smoothed the modeling creme acros the top like icing a cake and then lifted. Rinse your stencils right away! while still wet i sprinkled the center with a bit of Glamour Dust to add to the delicate pearlescence of the Modeling Cream.
To finish it off i simply placed a gorgeous mulberry flower from petaloo in the center. i am quite pleased with the results! This stencil comes with 4 different flower designs and the possibilities are endless as to what you can place in the center to personalize the look – nothing like a purchase of something you can use LOTS of times!
well i hope everyone has a fabulous weekend planned for them!
hugs

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One Response

  1. Gorgeous work Marti! I always love seeing what you come up with hun! Beautiful work!
    hugs~ Kim

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