It's a new year with new beginnings and a blank . . . well, almost blank . . . calendar in front of me. One of my goals is to schedule crafting time, much like I do everything else, rather than trying to fit it in piece meal. So far, so good for week one! Here's what I've done.
LJ833) and applied ink to the back of the stencil. I then placed the stencil on card stock, inked side down, taped the top and bottom with repositionable tape and ran in through the BIGKick. Carefully removing the tape, I set the card aside to dry, and cleaned the stencil.
For the card on the left, I repositioned the clean stencil and taped all sides before applying pearlescent embossing paste. For the card on the right, I applied white embossing paste. When that dried, I repositioned the stencil and taped just the top and bottom to keep it in place while I applied glue (Palette Stamp and Stick Gluepad) with a dauber and then brushed on Pink Blaze Metallic F/X. I think this is my favorite as the metallic F/X over white embossing paste gives it a shimmery velvet look.
I have a few more ideas to work on, so please stop by in the coming weeks. But before you leave, be sure to visit the blogs of the other crafty designers and the Dreamweaver Stencils blog, DREAM it UP.