Our family celebrates a lot of birthdays in September and October and I sometimes run short of cards (you know . . . like the shoemaker's kids not having any shoes). Here's an easy way to stay ahead of the game.
Spider Mums (LJ892) stencil and glossy black paste. Let them dry and then put them aside with a sheet of wax paper between each panel until needed. To finish the card, reposition the stencil over the image and tape the corners to hold in place. With a dauber, apply Versamark watermark ink to the exposed paste. Using a clean paint brush, dust a layer of Metallic F/X powder (I used Peach, Plum Royal, Pink Blaze, Forestry and Kiwi) over the watermark ink in colors that will coordinate with your background paper. Remove the stencil and dust off any remaining powder with a soft cloth or brush. (A Swiffer Dry Sweeper also works well for this.) Stamp the appropriate sentiment and you're done!
We'll be using this stencil and the Molten Magic technique in Saturday's class at Memories Live On. Register on-line or call the store at 408-446-9910 to save a space in the craft room.