Mixed Media {Mon}: Easy Background using Stencil + Spray (More Dahlia & Butterflies Cards)

Monday, April 11, 2016

Happy Monday, Kraftie Friends!

Saturday was snowing a bit here, but I was in the mood to create more Spring cards!

I used the newest unmounted stamp collection from Club Scrap - Dahlia:

The first one was inspired by ColourQ #336 colors:

I stamped the big Dahlia image (Club Scrap), cut it out, outlined with Fabrico marker and watercolored with All-Purpose Ink + Ink Potion no.9 (Imagine Crafts). I used Copic and a Cricut marker (I didn't have an orange marker, except for that one!) on the sentiment. I added sequins and I also watercolored the card base on the right side.

1. Simon Says Mon: April Showers bring May Flowers
2. ColourQ #336


To create the following cards...use stencil + spray and get 2 different looks!

First, I used Celebrate Circle Overlay Stencil (Club Scrap) and sprayed it with Color Shine Teal (Heidi Swapp) on white cardstock:

Then, on another sheet of white cardstock, I smooshed the stencil down to get a monoprint out of it:

After they dried, I trimmed the panels for the cards below:

Card #1: Stenciled Background

I just added a stamped butterfly (with Dimensional Magic and glitter) and sentiment (Stampin'Up!).

1. CAS Mix Up April Challenge: (my choice was the dimension on the butterfly)


Card #2: Smooshed/Monoprint Background

I added sentiment and some butterflies (Club Scrap) that were cut out, colored with Copic markers and coated with Mod Podge Dimensional Magic:

1. Just Us Girls #338: Trend Week - Smooshing

2. Happy Little Stampers April CAS Challenge: Stencil Monoprint

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  1. Three beautiful cards Lilian. LOVE the bright pink dahlia paired with the lime green and black. Very striking!

    Your stenciled cards with the bright blue are so pretty. Great idea to get two prints from the one spray on your stencil. Both are so pretty and lovely with the butterfly embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

  2. Your stenciled card is so cleverly done and pretty Lilian! Love the added butterflies too! Thanks for joining us this week for our Trend Challenge at Just Us Girls!

  3. Both very pretty Lillian! Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at the colourQ!

  4. Very cool result from smooshing with the stencil! Love the addition of the butterflies to this beauty. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

  5. I love both of the ways you've used this stencil, Lilian! Beautiful colors and butterflies! Thanks so much for sharing these with us at CAS Mix Up! (Love that beautiful pink flower against the black background too.)

  6. they are beautiful cards Lilian woooww you are so busy made lovely cards hmmmm
    and the first one with black card base it is my fav
    stunning card again Lilian

  7. Hi Lilian! Hope you're doing well. Brilliant cards and great great use of the stencil. Very fresh colors too!


  8. Loving the big pink bloom on your bold black background, and what a fab monoprint card, great backdrop for your contrasting butterflies. Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers, Anita x

  9. What a really awesome card Lilian! Love the bold colors!
    Thanks for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp! Monday Challenge!
    Hugs Zoey

  10. What terrific use of your stencil! The colour really pops!
    Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Happy Little Stampers CAS challenge.


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