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April 4, 2014

Bloggers Challenge - Stencil It

Happy Bloggers Challenge Friday! Thanks to those who played along with the Animals Challenge last week.  The challenge this week is Stencils.

I created an 8" x 8" Mixed Media project using Julie Nutting and Dylusions stamps along with Bo Bunny Pattern Paper, Just A Trace Stencils, Zva Creative Crystal Gems/Flowers and DecoArt Paint Mediums

To created the background, I simply placed different panels of Bo Bunny pattern paper on top of each other, sponging the edges with Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink before adhering them with DecoArt Decou-Page.  To add interest to the background I applied some White Gesso where the seams of the papers meet to blend the papers together.  To add additional interest, I applied DecoArt Modeling Paste, through the Bobby Stencil from Just a Trace.   Once the Modeling Paste was dry I applied DecoArt American Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Poppy over the paste, blending with a little water to add additional color.

The Julie Nutting Doll stamp  is stamped on scraps of Bo Bunny pattern paper in Ranger Black Archival Ink.  The outfit is paper pieced using scraps from the same pattern paper line, all edges are sponged with Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.  To embellish my piece, I added a stamped sentiment from the Dylusions line, a paper doily and Zva Creative Crystal Gems and Mini Roses.

Stamps - Prima Julie Nutting Doll Stamps, Dylusions
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Black
Other - DecoArt Gesso, DecoArt Decou-Page, DecoArt Mutl-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint (Poppy), DecoArt Modeling PasteBo Bunny pattern paper, Zva Creative Crystal Gems/Mini Roses, Doily, Spritz Bottle, Ink Blending Tool, Glue Dots, Just a Trace "Bobby" Stencil, STAEDTLER Watercolor Markers

If you'd like to play along with this weeks Bloggers Challenge, please link back to this post on your blog and mention you created your card for the Bloggers Challenge Stencil Challenge.  Please add your link using the Link Tool below, your link should be a direct link to your Bloggers Challenge Post, use your name as the Title. Please do not link to cards that were created prior to the challenge date. Entries not linking properly, or backlinked will be removed. If you have the captcha enabled on your blog, please consider turning it off, as it makes it so much easier to leave comments. 

Thanks for stopping by, have a great weekend!

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BarbaraW said...

Lisa, I can tell you had fun with this project. It's wonderful!

Lori said...

How pretty, Lisa! Love the layers of color and texture from the stenciling you did.

Marjie Kemper said...

This is so pretty, Lisa. Love all the texture you've added and how you blended the seams. I've got to play along as you're using one of my faves as this challenge theme!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Ya' rocked my day! This is beautiful!

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