Saturday, 28 July 2018

Shifted Stencilling

Hi guys

I saw a new challenge over at Inkspirational this morning which is to make a card in ten minutes or less!  I find one of the quickest ways to make a card is to use stencilling.  This card took me 8 minutes 56 seconds!

I've been meaning to ink up this new stencil from Skull and Cross Buns for a few weeks so today it received its first inking.  You can check out the full range of their stencils, here.

This one creates such a fabulous background design and I chose to do shifted stencilling on this card, I love the shadow effect...


On a panel of kraft cardstock slightly smaller than the card base I first inked through the stencil with white pigment ink.  After cleaning the white ink off the stencil I then shifted it up and over slightly and blended with three colours of Distress Oxide ink.  I gave it a blast with my heat gun to dry the ink and added a little anti-static powder to the centre so I could stamp and heat emboss the sentiment in white.  I then popped the panel up on fun foam.  I love the way these Distress Oxides blend on kraft cardstock, they're still very new to me so I'm still experimenting :)

Materials used:

  • Kraft cardstock:  Neenah - Dessert Storm
  • Stencil: Skull and Cross Buns - Decreasing Circles Stencil
  • Ink: Hero Arts - Unicorn; Distress Oxide - Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet, Mermaid Lagoon; VersaMark
  • Stamp: Skull and Cross Buns - Congrats Script Font
  • Embossing Powder: Altenew - Pure White


I'm also linking up at the following challenge:

Addicted to Stamps and More - Challenge #302 - Make Your Mark


Thanks so much for popping by. 

4 comments:

  1. This is very effective, Neets! Jo x

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  2. I am so pleased our challenge inspired you to get crafty! Love the colours here and that shadow effect works so well. A joy to see you at Ink

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  3. absolutely love it, it looks stunning.

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  4. It looks bright and bubbly and fun and well done for doing it so quickly! Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges.

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