Saturday, 26 May 2018

Stencilling with Springtime Impressions Thinlits

I love the soft and subtle technique of stencilling with Whisper White Ink.  I tried it here on a returning colour which will be available from 1 June.  Coastal Cabana was one of the colours that was around when I first discovered Stampin' Up! over five years ago, and was a favourite of mine at that time.

I used the gorgeous butterfly as a stencil, which was die cut from the new Springtime Impressions Thinlits.



The lovely curly sentiment is from the new Stitched All Around stamp set.

It's just a really simple little card made using an oldie but goodie stencilling technique.  It's great to stretch those products, getting the most from them.  Intricate dies can create really pretty stencils.  I hope this inspires you to go look at your craft stash, because I wouldn't mind betting you have some pretty butterfly dies lurking somewhere within it.

Well I hope you approve of my project today.  Thanks for looking and I hope you will pop back again.

Bye for now.

Linda xx


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5 comments:

  1. Sorry, need clarificaiton. Just love love love this card. Did you die cut the butterfly and then use the cardstock butterfly as a stencil or did you use the die as the stencil. SORRY - new to cardmaking but learning heaps from you.

    Warm Wishes: Mal

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  2. Hi Mary-Ann. Thanks for your kind comment. I die cut the butterfly in Whisper White card stock and used that as my stencil. Hope you are enjoying your new hobby xx

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    1. Linda, thank you for the clarification. This is my morning's "chore". So loving your teachings.

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  3. I asked Linda the same question Mary-Ann on her Face Book group. Yes the die was cut on thick Whisper White card stock and then used as a stencil (not the die used as a stencil). So I suspect that there are many different dies that would look good as a stencil if they have a lot of detail in them. I love the simplicity, clean quality of this card of Linda's that makes it such a quality looking card design. I am definitely going to be looking in my die stash to see what I have that I can cut out of thick card stock and use as a stencil on a card design. Thank you Linda for sharing this with us crafters. xx

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  4. I love this card and am certainly going to try the technique.

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