Papertrey Ink- Make it Monday Challenge -Feb 29 2016

The Make it Monday Challenge this week is to combine a stencil with an Ombre Technique.  Problem for me was that while I just received my first ever Papertrey Ink stencil, it didn’t seem to be an appropriate one on which to do an Ombre technique.  I had forgotten to bring any stencils from my summer home…………so what to do?  The answer was to make my own stencil.  I didn’t have any stencil plastic either so I had to use an acetate sheet.   It actually worked amazingly well.

I made the stencil out of repeated cuts of the smaller tulip die.  I wasn’t too crazy about the relative scale of the focal point to the background, but after making two other backgrounds, this one remained my choice.  I now have two other backgrounds that I can use with the tulips on other cards.

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Supplies:  Papertrey Ink Tulip Time stamps and dies, Lia pigment ink, Recollections cardstock, acetate stencil, Tsukineko sponge daubers, Scor tape, Hero Arts card base

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About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to five great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on March 3, 2016, in Card Samples, Challenge Entries, Debbie's Challenge Entries, Oscar's (Deb's) Card Samples and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Love how you did your background, what a unique idea. Very pretty!

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  2. Lovely card! It’s great to improvise! Love the faded tulips in the background!!

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  3. Whoa! Great idea to make your own stencil…especially from the gorgeous new tulip set from PTI!

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  4. Wow, this is so clever to create a stencil with that die! This is just beautiful. The colors and stamping of your tulips is perfection!!

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