Here’s One I Made – Stencils in Different Colours

I love using masks and stencils, as you can see from this year’s Christmas Cake. When Leonie Pujol introduced her Word Stencils and Tapestry Stamps as part of her first collection with Crafters Companion, I was immediately full of ideas of how I could use them.

saj_bd_05Tapestry Stamping is something that you don’t see very often in the UK, Card-IO do an amazing selection under the Majestix Range. The idea is that you use small shapes and images to build up a picture as a whole (often using colour and 2nd or 3rd Generation Stamping to add depth). Leonie has designed her stamps to define the shape of the words of her masks or stencils. Her designs whilst tiny, have a lot of detail on them with many measuring less than a centermetre.

saj_bd_03However, I am getting ahead of myself as I first coloured around the design with chalk inks. For the first design I used pink and green with brown stamps. One tip with the stamps, I usually stamp onto a stamping pad to cushion and even out the pressure, but because  you are stamping over a mask or through a stencil, its easier to stamp onto a hard surface.

saj_bd_04To add additional flair to the design I coloured the flowers and the butterflies with Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens. You get great depth with these pens as well as the hint of glitter. I kept the design to three colours to keep it simple.

saj_bd_07I finally mounted the card on a complimentary mirri-card and then onto A5 cardbase.

saj_bd_06I then used the same design in a different mono-chrome colour scheme. It was to celebrate the birth of a friend’s boy. I also went for stamps which were more geometric than the floral/butterfly/dragonfly effect of the other.

saj_bd_08I used spectrum noir sparkle pens but I also added some Tonic Nuvo Crystal Drops to add a bit of depth and texture to the design. Before matting it as before and mounting it on A5 cardstock

saj_bd_09Stash Used

  • UK Craft – A5 Card Blanks
  • Leonie Pujol by Crafters Companion – “Family” Mask (large size)
  • Leonie Pujol by Crafters Companion – Clear Stamps
  • Hunkydory – 50 Shades of MirriCard
  • VersaMagic – Chalk Inks
  • Ranger – Archival Ink
  • Crafters Companion – Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens
  • Tonic – Nuvo Crystal Drops
  • Crafters Companion – Stick and Spray Adhesive

Thanks for Reading



About Wobette

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One Response to Here’s One I Made – Stencils in Different Colours

  1. Kyla says:

    Looks fabulous and love the detail.


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