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Friday 5 April 2013

It's Friday so it's stencils, inks and and other messy goodness!

I love getting inky and when Alison challenged us to use our stencils I knew it was the perfect chance just to 'PLAY!'

First of all I cut a piece of 6x6" card to be my base.
Next I took some pieces of patterned paper and glued them randomly onto my 6x6" base:

I trimmed the edges of the patterned paper and lightly brushed some turquoise paint and cream paint onto the base loosely around the edges...

...and I squirted a bit of pink Glimmer Mist into the centre (it was time for some glitter!)

It was stencil time!
I took some of my Crafter's Workshop Stencils out and squidged some Modelling Paste (in any good art shop!) through them onto my painted base:

I love this effect as it adds texture which is easy to hghlight with Distress Ink pads or paints.

Here I brushed Distress Ink pads over the dried Modelling Paste:

The colour was brighter than I wanted so I applied some white paint to tone the colours down:

I was happy with my 'canvas' so next I started work on the stamped images I wanted to add.
I stamped my Bombshell stamps onto some Kraft paper and some Lined paper:

I used my Spectrum Noir pens to colour in the Roses to compliment the the colours I'd used on the base canvas.

I used my Matte Medium to stick the Stamped Images:

I finished off the canvas by adding some chipboard letters and a paper rose:

Ta-da and that's how I built up my inky, stencilled canvas!
I hope you enjoyed my tutorial!

Dead Necessities Stamp Set
Cherry Bomb Stamp Set
Homeward Bound Stamp Set
Classic Tattoo Stamp Set
Scraps of patterned paper
Crafter's Workshop Stencils
Galleria Modelling Paste
Acrylic Paints
Matte Medium for glueing
Distress Inks
Chipboard Letters and shapes

Happy crafting!
GlitteryKatie xxxXXxxx


  1. very cool. I love the whole overall effect.

  2. Fabulous tutorial. You know how much I love this piece.

    You do have my mailing address, right?