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January 28, 2014

Stenciled Hearts

Recently I participated in the Online Card Classes - Stenciled Class, and today I'm sharing two very different cards using stamps and custom dies from Our Daily Bread Designs that use a few of the techniques taught in the Stenciled Class.

This first card uses three techniques - Ink Blending, Marker Misting and Texture and Dimension with Pastes

I used added lightweight Embossing Paste to a stencil to create the flourish background.  Once the panel was dry, I used my old SU Marker Mister (what's old is new again) along with a STAEDTLER Karat Watercolor Marker to add flecks of color to the panel, then stamped the sentiment from Our Daily Bread Designs To the Lovebirds in Red ink. 

The beautiful hearts are die cut using Our Daily Bread Designs Custom Ornate Hearts Die. To create the larger heart, I created a stencil by die cutting the heart from a piece of Stencil Material, then placed my stencil over a piece of Mixed Media card stock.  I added color with Ranger Distress inks to fill the heart in a light pink, then placed a Flourish Stencil over the heart and sponged on a darker color of Distress Ink through the stencil.  I then die cut the heart using the ODBD Custom Ornate Hearts Die (large heart).  The delicate ornate heart is from this same die set, again cut from Mixed Media card stock, and sponged with Ranger Distress Ink.  To embellish I die cut the ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Die from Vellum, then White embossed the die cut and added it to my card using Glue Dots.  To further embellish, I added some Silver Gems and cording.

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs To the Lovebirds
Ink - Red, Ranger Distress Inks, Versamark
Card Stock - White
Other - Gems, Vellum, White Embossing Powder, Ink Blending Tool, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Big Shot, ODBD Custom Ornate Hearts Die, Silver Cord, Embossing Paste, Marker Spritzer, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Markers, Flourish Stencil

Challenge Entered - ODBDSLC188 (Pink, Red, White), Make it Monday #176, The Pink Elephant #235, Use Your Stuff Challenge 120 - Wedding, The Card Concept - Challenge #2 Use Texture (Freesyle Collage)

My next card features the ODBD Custom Ornate Hearts Die, Love You Bunches and Heart of Joy stamp sets.

The colorful background panel was created with Just A Trace Stencils and the Gelli Arts Plate.  The sentiment is White embossed on Acetate and adhered to the die cut heart panel.  The hearts behind the Gelli Plate background are stamped using a Kpad.  

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs Heart Of Joy, Love You Bunches
Ink - Versamark, KPad
Card Stock - Mixed Media Card Stock
Other - ODBD Custom Ornate Hearts Die, Zva Creative Gems, Big Shot, Acetate, White Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, Gelli Arts Plate, Brayer, Acrylic Paint

The ODBD Custom Ornate Hearts Die, Love You Bunches and Heart of Joy stamp sets shown in my blog post will be available for purchase from Our Daily Bread Designs on February 1, 2014.  Through January 31, 2014, 11:00pm EST, ODBD has put together some fabulous Pre-Order Bundle Specials that include these Custom Dies and stamp sets from their February Release, click here to see the Pre-Order Specials.

Thanks for stopping by!

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Gerrie Johnnic said...

Wowza....these cards are drop dead georgeous! You made those hearts dance GF! Beautiful and amazing, just like you!! xx

Isbaha said...

Love all the techniques you used, very interesting and beautiful cards ! Thanks for playing along with us at Use Your stuff !

Words and Pictures said...

Love these - the stencilling, the delicate filigree heart, the texture, and that fabulous heart aperture revealing the gorgeous background in the second one - they're wonderful, Lisa!
Alison x

Teresa Kline said...

wow lisa, these are both precious, luv the Card Concept card!

sparkle & shine *~*

Kay Miller said...

Wow!! Both of your cards are amazing!! I followed the first one from the Card Concept and is it ever stunning!! Such soft pretty colors and magnificent layering! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept!!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Lisa! These are both amazing! You are really rocking the mixed-media technique! I am in awe of how you've used the new ODBD stamps and dies! Amazing and so glad you've supported the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week! It's our joy! Warm hugs, sweet friend!

Julie Gearinger said...

Both of these cards are gorgeous!! Love all of the texture you have created with the various mediums :-)

Ardyth said...

Beautiful, elegant cards! Love all the texture you've created! Thanks so much for joining us at The Card Concept!

Alshandra said...

Gorgeous cards Lisa! Love your mixed media and stenciling! Thanks for supporting us this week in the ODBD Shining the Light Challenge. Elizabeth

Linda Carson said...

A lot of gorgeous techniques that work so beautifully together in both cards! Excellent artwork and inspirational! Thanks for supporting the CT by Shining the Light!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Beautiful Lisa!! I love the pinks,texture, and the dp on the first and the stenciling on the second! Great use of mixed media! Congrats on being featured on splitcoast!!Thanks for joining us for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week!!

Lori Turner said...

Gorgeous cards, Lisa! Thanks for joining us at The Pink Elephant this week xoxoxo

Karen Davis said...

Both cards are lovely Lisa. The techniques you have used in the first card blend together so well. Love the layering and the colours.
Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.

Unknown said...

Stunning creation, thank you for joining us over at MIM, good luck, Kerry DT x

Anonymous said...

Love the mixed media!!!

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