Use this fun idea for bright stenciled cards on handmade cards for just about any occasion! Today we are sharing this easy idea for cheery and bright stenciled cards that can be done in so many different color combinations and for so many different card sending reasons. Our Spinaround Flower Stencils are so easy to use that even if you feel like your stenciling game isn’t where you want it to be, the designs will still look fabulous! Let’s get […]Continue Reading
How to Align Stencils and Stamps – PRO TIP!
Today’s tip for how to align stencils and stamps is sheer genius! If you’ve ever experienced smeared stamping ink when stenciling, cockeyed stamps over stenciled designs or any of the other perils that come with needing precise alignment today’s method for how to align stencils and stamps is going to make you do the happy dance! Sorry, didn’t meant to set up a rhyme….. Carol apologized to use for a “long” post and we said if every post she does […]Continue Reading
Using Pops of Color With Stencils
Today we get to see the magical results that come with using Pops of Color with stencils – easy, fun and FABULOUS! OOh – we are SO excited to share today’s super fun summery card with you! Ricky is giving us a peek at how using Pops of Color with stencils creates the coolest look! If you haven’t heard of Pops of Color, they are a liquid embellishment similar to enamel dots, available from Scrapbook dot com. You can use […]Continue Reading
Dry Embossing AND Inking With Stencils!
Come learn how dry embossing and inking with stencils can give you a gorgeous look! Today we are sharing a very fun and simple technique of using dry embossing AND inking with stencils to create both a colorful and textural design. It’s so easy and the effect in real life is spectacular! Julie is sharing this card with us today and we want to thank her in advance for her helpful photos! Overall, she says, this card is pretty simple. […]Continue Reading
Awesome Embossing Paste and Stencil Tips
Learn some fun and helpful embossing paste and stencil tips to make beautiful textures! Today Carol is sharing some of her embossing paste and stencil tips to not just make this beautiful sparkly background but for how to make using these two tools together easier. Carol says “Stencils aren’t just for inks! When you want a beautiful background that doesn’t overtake the main image, use those stencils with texture paste!” We love this look and think you will, too, so […]Continue Reading
Multi Color Flower Stenciling – Bright and Beautiful!
This gorgeous card uses multi color flower stenciling for those spectacular spring shades. Today we are just wowed by these beautiful spring flowers that Sammi has made for us using multi color flower stenciling to add all those layers of color. Sammi says “My inspiration for this card was seeing a whole field of multi-colored flowers near my new house. I loved how the petals were all different colors in the same flower.”This is the kind of thing we had […]Continue Reading
How To Use Floral Layer Stencils Step by Step
Another look at creating cards with floral layer stencils step by step. In a previous post, we shared one way to create a card with floral layer stencils step by step. Today we are sharing another approach from Ricky which yields results every bit as gorgeous AND on a mini slimline base to give you extra space for all your good wishes. Let’s get the details and follow along! Ricky started by stamping the flower from our Someone Like You […]Continue Reading
How To Use Rubbernecker Layered Flower Stencils Step by Step!
Learn how to use our layered flower stencils step by step and watch the magic appear! Stenciling, and more stenciling, with popped up die cut layers makes a gorgeous presentation! Today, Carol is sharing how our beautiful layered flower stencils – step by step with helpful photos – can create the most gorgeous cards. She’s even sharing her favorite PRO TIP for using these easy tools to create all that dimension with perfect detailing. Are you ready? Let’s see! Carol […]Continue Reading
Layered Floral Stencils With Coordinating Stamps
See why our layered floral stencils with coordinating stamps are huge fan favorites! We will start by saying we know we aren’t the only company to offer layered floral stencils with coordinating stamps. But we DO know that our stencil, stamp and die collections are hugely popular. How do we know this? Well, these items zip out of here like they are on greased roller skates as soon as we restock, fans constantly ask us when we will have more […]Continue Reading
Cool Effects With Rubbernecker Wavy Stencil!
See why the Rubbernecker Wavy Stencil has been a fan favorite since the day it launched! As you know, this month we are sharing favorite projects from the past year (and beyond!) chosen by our panel of experts – all of YOU and all of US! Today we are featuring a card that blew you all away using the almost-famous Rubbernecker Wavy Stencil. You might have seen it recently in our post showing off cards that sparkle. Let’s take a […]Continue Reading
See What a Layered Flower Stencil Can Do!
See how using a layered flower stencil can add the most beautiful details to your handmade cards! Today we get to feast our eyes on Annie’s beautiful floral thank you card made using one of the sheets from our Modern Florals Paper Pad and a coordinating stamp and layered flower stencil set. We designed these layered stencils to allow you to instantly add gorgeous coloring details to the coordinating flower stamps and this is one of the prettiest examples we’ve […]Continue Reading
Stenciling Over Different Papers – AWESOME!
See two cards that use stenciling over different papers to create the coolest looks! Today Lisa is sharing her take on stenciling over different papers and we have to say the results are so gorgeous that we immediately started picturing ALL our stencils with ALL our new patterns in our new Rubbernecker Paper Pads! Let’s get Lisa’s tips on stenciling over patterned papers AND gel prints and see how she made these two cards. For both cards, after choosing her […]Continue Reading
How To Use Stamping Foam With Stencils
Learn how to use stamping foam with stencils in just a few easy steps! If you’ve been wondering how to use stamping foam with stencils to make custom stamps, you are in the exact right place! Today Melinda is taking one of her favorite stencils from our collection and using it to make a custom stamp for her oh-so-pretty Fall themed Thank You note. She shared with us that she is “going to spend the month of October making thank […]Continue Reading
Stencils and Layers and Cards OH MY!
See some Flashback Friday posts about stencils and layers and how to use them on your gorgeous cards! We love the use of stencils and layers and our design team apparently loves them too! We have so many beautiful projects on the blog that show off our stencils. Today we wanted to revisit a few posts that show off different ways to use our stencils with some tips on how to get more out of these handy tools. And be […]Continue Reading
Making Autumn Cards With A Stencil
Learn a fast way for making Autumn cards with a stencil and a simple cover die – easy and SO pretty! We’ve been loving seeing all these ideas for making Autumn cards this month and today’s card is so pretty and so easy to make! We do want to say that the photos just do NOT do this card justice! The layering and shading of the ink are so dynamic in real life and we know if you try this […]Continue Reading
Use Embossing With a Stencil For a Fresh Look!
Check out how embossing with a stencil can give you a very cool look, especially with the same stencil inked on another element! Did you know that embossing with a stencil is so easy and that using your stencils this way instantly doubles the value of all those pretty designs you have? And then when you combine a stencil embossed element with an ink stenciled element, you get an amazing, rich, perfectly coordinated look. Today Annie is showing this off […]Continue Reading
Acrylic Paint on Gel Plate Stenciling – VIDEO!
Wait until you see what acrylic paint on gel plate stenciling can do when you add foil to the mix! Lisa is back with more of her amazing backgrounds and today she’s used acrylic pain on gel plate stenciling and then adding FOIL to make these beautiful panels absolutely POP! She’s even sharing a fun little video showing just how easy these are to make. And we have to say, that even without the foil, these backgrounds are so colorful […]Continue Reading
Our Iris Stencil for Handmade Cards – WOW!
Our new iris stencil for handmade cards gives you bold beautiful layers that will POP! Our new line of coordinating stamp and stencil sets are apparently just what so many of you have been looking for! These four beautiful designs have been flying out of here and we are loving seeing what you all are making with them. Whether you get both the stencil set and and stamp set, the projects you are sharing with us make our hearts sing! […]Continue Reading
Heat Embossing With Layered Stencils
Combine heat embossing with layered stencils for truly eye popping effects! We’ve talked a little about our new layered flower stencils giving you lots of new and fun ways to add color to your projects. Today Allie is sharing her gorgeous card that she made by combining heat embossing with layered stencils to add a fresh artistic look to her stamped flowers. She’s spelling it all out for us to give it a try so let’s go! Start by stamping […]Continue Reading
Stamped and Stenciled Flowers – SO Pretty!
Such pretty details from stamped and stenciled flowers – and so easy! Allie made this card for us using new stamped and stenciled flowers and popped them over a stenciled background and the combination is just so pretty! We are watching these new layered flower stencil sets with coordinating stamp sets FLY out the door and when you see cards like this one, you can see why they are becoming so popular. Allie promised that this card is not difficult […]Continue Reading
More Layered Stencils to Color Flowers!
Check out a card made with another set of our brand new layered stencils to color flowers! People are going bananas for our brand new layered stencils to color flowers that they can then stamp the details with our new coordinating sets. Wow! We love stencils, and certainly we’ve had lots of great feedback from you all for our others. But these layered stencils that let you color each section of the flower differently have hit a sweet spot! Today […]Continue Reading