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April Showers brings Stencil 1 !!!!

What a great month the Altered Pages Design Team had working with KUNZE German Scrap.  
We hope you enjoy all we had to share!
An new month a new partner. 
the Altered Pages Design Team is
 really excited to work with
be sure to stop by every day for inspiration!
Stencil 1 has several sizes of stencils...
I love keys and couldn't pass up working with the
Key Repeat Wallpaper Stencil.
The large Repeat Wallpaper Stencils are the perfect size to create your own pattern papers!
Use an ivory paper, placed the stencil over and apply VersaMark directly from the ink pad. 

Randomly place the stencil and ink to add additional keys to the background.

Color the paper with Pan Pastels.  The VersaMark picks up the colors vibrantly, the tooth of the paper also picks up the colors of the pan pastels.  Apply a fixative, I use aerosol hairspray!

Second, on Craft Cardstock use Gesso with a pallet knife an apply over the stencil. Set aside to dry., when dry it is ready to use.
Be sure to wash the stencil immediately... don't let the Gesso dry on it.
 Finally, a card! Using the stencil with VersaMark, cover with clear embossing powder and heat.  Layer papers and ribbon, apply with double sided tape, fussy cut Altered Pages Victorian Circus collage image. Cover the image with VersaMark and heat emboss with embossing powder, it appears to be enameled. Stamp sentiment with black ink and heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Embellish with Dew Drops!

Come back tomorrow for more inspiration from the Altered pages Design Team using Stencil 1 stencils!

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