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Some Tea and Stencils...

Sep 05, 2018 Emily Midgett

Good morning! Emily Midgett here with you today. The brand new Ornate Floral Stencil that was released as an add-on to the September My Monthly Hero kit is absolutely stunning... I wanted to ink it up as soon as I got my hands on it! The pattern reminds me of a beautiful tablecloth, so I paired it with the Spill the Tea stamp set to create a card fit for a tea party! Let's get started with the details! 

I began with a panel of white card stock. For intricate stencils, I like to add tape to the back of my card stock and adhere it to a sheet of printer paper. I then place the stencil over the top and add more washi tape to the sides to keep everything in place while doing my blending. I used my Clarity Stencil Brushes to blend some beautiful Tide Pool ink, then while the card base and stencil were still attached to the printer paper spritzed some of the White Iridescent Shimmer Spray to add some sparkle. 

While my background was drying, I stamped and die cut the teacup and spoon from Spill the Tea onto some watercolor paper using Intense Black ink. I watercolored the images using Dark Teal, Pink, Leaf, Cocoa, and Black watercolors, adding Silver Glimmer Inks to the edge of the teacup and saucer. I also die cut a hot pink "hello" from the Hello Stamp & Cut, as well as stamped a greeting from Spill the Tea onto a strip of white card stock. I adhered everything using foam adhesive. 

The final touch was a few dots of white Nuvo drops to add some visual flow and extra texture to the card front. 

Well, I hope you've enjoyed this project! I love the beautiful texture and pattern that this gorgeous Ornate Floral Stencil provides. It really could stand on its own as a focal point of a project! Stencils give you such bang for your buck, because there are so many different ways they can be used. And of course, you can achieve some gorgeous Autumn-inspired looks when pairing this stencil with the September kit. You can grab your kit here before it sells out!

Thanks so much for dropping by! Have a marvelous day. :)

8 Responses

Jackie Price

Jackie Price

September 14, 2018

This stencil is so beautiful and really does look like a fancy tablecloth that’s perfect for tea. The teacup fits so nicely with the feel of it and your colouring of brings it into the spotlight.

Marja

Marja

September 08, 2018

Love your stunning colours! So, beautiful!

Sharon Gullikson

Sharon Gullikson

September 07, 2018

The decorative tea cup is wonderful

Henriëtte

Henriëtte

September 07, 2018

Gorgeous Emily, I fell also in love with that stencil the minute I saw it. How many of those lovely pens do you have, I see every picture a matching one, they look awesome?
Thank you and have a nice weekend.

Karthikha Uday

Karthikha Uday

September 07, 2018

This is one of my fav stencils!! Lovely card! :)

Karen Hale

Karen Hale

September 07, 2018

Very pretty, Emily. Love your stenciled background with the tea cup.

Amy Tsuruta

Amy Tsuruta

September 07, 2018

Emily, this is beautiful!

Teresa Doyle

Teresa Doyle

September 07, 2018

WOW Emily, this is gorgeous! What a beautiful kit!

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