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Let it Snow

I want the thank The Crafters Workshop for the amazing stencils they are sharing with the Altered Pages Design Team this month.  There are so many ways to use stencils!!!  This month we hope to inspire you to use stencils in your art!

Today I created my card using The Crafters Workshop Snowflake stencil.

I don't know about you, but when I am creating some of my projects take on a life of their own.  When I started this card my vision was so far off what I created, but I am really happy with the end result. 

The Crafters Workshop Stencil - Snowflake
Gelatos - Blue and Purple
Watercolor paper
Delicata Ink - Gold
Wax rub
Embossing Powder Gold
Corrugated Cardboard
Dew Drops
Tacky Glue
Double-sided tape

On watercolor paper create a background with Gelatos - Blue and Purple.  Start by spritzing the paper with water,  then on a craft mat create watercolors with the Gelatos by scribbling the Gelato on the mat and mixing with water.  Then let dry. 

When the Gelatos are dry use  The Crafters Workshop Snowflake Stencil and ink over the background. 

I pressed the ink pad over the stencil.  Then with gold Embossing Powder heat emboss the snowflakes.

Use Wax Rub over the gold embossed snowflakes, the snowflakes resisted the rub.  With a paper towel remove excess rub.

Tear a piece of Corrugated Cardboard the width of the card.  On the ridges apply the Wax Rub

Add ribbon on top of the Corrugated Cardboard, attach to the card with Double-sided tape.

Use Tacky Glue to adhere Dew Drops to the center of random snowflakes!

Hope this inspires you to play with stencils!


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