Sunday, 16 April 2017

AAA Cards - #88 Stencil

A new CAS challenge starts today at AAA Cards and it's all about putting those stencils to good use.

As the challenge is sponsored by Stamplorations I decided to pull out one of my first ever purchases from them - Happy Flowers. It's one of my all time favourites too!

I'm really embracing orange as a colour recently, it always was one of my least favourite colours to use but I'm getting to enjoy it far more now.  I actually only used a yellow and pink ink but love how it's blended together to produce orangey areas.

I'm seeing a lot of black sentiment mats and banners around blogland at the moment and decided to give this a go. I'm loving how the contrast really makes it pop.

Stamps: Stamplorations, Fond Expressions 2
Inks: Ranger distress, picked raspberry, mustard seed; Memento, bamboo leaves; Versamark, clear
Stencil: ARTplorations, Happy Flowers
Embossing: Ranger fine, white

As well as the amazing Shery from Stamplorations creating a card for this AAA Cards Challenge we also have the wonderful Maria from White Mood joining us as a Guest Designer. And then of course there's all the sensational inspiration from the AAA Cards DT - here.

Huge thanks for visiting my blog today, I really love it when you drop by.  And keep crafting!

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  1. Swooning at your stencilling here Jane! What perfect use of colour combos which give the effect of watercolours through this particular stencil. Bold and beautiful. Hope you're having a happy Easter. x

  2. This is just lovely, Jane ... the soft stencilling gives this fabulous flower such a dreamy look ... a wonderful contrast with the bold black and white sentiment panel! Anita :)

  3. Beautiful card Jane. Love the soft ink blending through your stencil. Great layout too. And that sentiment sure does pop beautifully.


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