From the Heart Birthday

Yesterday I used this die cut fromPoppy Stamps for my card, seen here:

Today I decided to use it to make a stencil by die cutting the piece using 80lb card stock. I find by using card stock it makes it easier to control the stencilling, rather than dealing with a lighter stock.

Using my Stay-tion and the magnets along with my card base, I placed the die cut in place over my base. I have the magnets sitting on the frame portion of the die cut in four spots.

To stencil I am using my Atelier series of Inks in Goddess Green, Bee Sting Yellow and Marilyn Red along with my Life Changing Brushes. I wanted a fair amount of texture showing on the card so I was “messy” with my blending, especially within the heart area.

I used smaller sponge daubers, a damp paint brush and the blending brushes in the heart, which left me with the textures you see.

Once all the colour was added I removed the “stencil” and in my mini Misti I stamped my sentiment using VersaFine Clair ink in Tulip Red. I then added Nuvo Aqua Shimmering Pen to the leaf bottoms.

Using the :stencil card stock I did the interior of the card.

To do the heart I used a piece that was previously die cut but removed. I added the yellow and red inks and blended, then stamped the sentiment in my mini Misti using the same Tulip Red ink.

I made this card for a friend who has a February birthday, so the heart fits right in. Tomorrow I will do another card using this frame die, which has many uses.

I am also entering this in the CAS Mix Up Card February 2020 Challenge which is to stencil from die cuts. I used the stencil from die cut, stamped the sentiments and added embellishments via the Nuvo Shimmering Pen.

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  1. The design of your die-cut stencil is beautiful, Kia, and I love the soft and fabulous blend of colors. The inside of the card is as gorgeous as the card front!
    Thank you so much for sharing this beauty at CAS Mix Up!

  2. This is lovely, I love the soft greens and yellow accented by the red sentiment.
    Thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up!

  3. This is gorgeous, Kia! I love the colors and texture in the heart and the lovely green sponging around the leaves! A beautiful card inside and out! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

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