And, since it's Thursday, we're including Dreamweaver Stencil projects today!
3 Lucky Winners this week will get three sets of the PITT Pastel Pencils (red/yellow, blue/green, neutrals), a jar of Faber-Castell Chalkboard Paint, and $20 http://www.stampendous.com reward card to choose their favorite images to color! WOW… these winners must have a U.S. mailing address (official rules here!). Find more details on the Stampendous Blog link. Also, I found a wonderful video on YouTube - Designing with Gelatos I recommend watching.
Here's my Stampendous/Faber-Castell/Dreamweaver project for today:
The next step was the coolest! I took my Dreamweaver Checkerboard Stencil (LJ803) and laid it over the gessoed paper. With a baby wipe, I simply wiped away color through each window of the stencil! The result was like magic and the checked pattern I was going for was really taking shape.
Next, I wanted to stencil a tree over the checked panel. I created 'tree-green' paste simply by shaving bits of Faber-Castell Gelato onto a small blob of white embossing paste. With a palette knife, I worked the Gelatos into the paste until I had a smooth consistency. I still hadn't achieved quite the color I was looking for, so I added a little bit of Dreamweaver Glossy Green embossing paste and that did the trick! I pasted the tree with Dreamweaver Tree of Life Stencil and let it dry. Meanwhile, I pasted the dog with Dreamweaver Matte Black and let that dry.
I wanted to create background paper to make my paper pieced dog whimsical. I chose a small cling stamp out of the Stampendous Regal Bird Stack Art Stamp Kit and scribbled it thoroughly with a Gelato. The colored cling was then spritzed with water and stamped onto Neenah Kraft cardstock. I couldn't believe how many stamped impressions I got out of this Gelatoed stamp! I spritzed it each time before stamping with it. The Dreamweaver diecut dog was put through my Sizzix Big Kick. All that was left was to edge each piece with Distress Vintage Photo prior to affixing to the stenciled dog that had been fussy cut. To affix the tiny little pieces, I spread my Quickie Glue Pen directly onto the stencil. With tweezers, I picked up one piece at a time and affixed to the stenciled dog. A googlie eye was affixed for even more whimsie. The dog is affixed to the card with foam squares by Scrapbook Adhesives.
A Maya Road tiny wooden bird was colored with a Faber-Castell Artist Pitt Pen and hot glued onto the tree. A Stampendous Blue Dot Sparklers Class A Peel Sticker was added for its eye. Ribbon - May Arts. Stampendous Perfectly Clear Stamps Dog Sayings sentiments were stamped with Versafine Onyx Black.
Hope you enjoy my card today! Before you go on to the next designer's blog, I'd love you to leave me a comment!
Lyn Bernatovich (that's me!)
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