Got the Stencil Bug??

 

Hello Trinity Tribe!  Shanna here today showing you a trio of cards plus a bonus OOPS card showcasing the Summer School stencil trio.  Have you been bit by the stencil bug yet??  I have, and these stencils are a beauty to work with!  They measure 6×6, so a traditional sized card front is completely manageable with them

 

 

I have made a couple cards before with these in a very traditional “ocean palette”, but this time I wanted to step outside that box.  I simply pulled sets of oxide inks that appealed to me, with NO rhyme or reason.  I seriously had never even tried these blends together!!  What a fun way to try out new blends and end up with a card done too!!  

For all three cards, I finished them off with a layer of glossy texture paste from Ranger.  It gives the stenciled images an embossed look, and a bit of added shine! My sentiments for all three of these cards came from the Ocean Reef Builder set!

 

Here are a few pics of the “process”:

 

Bonus OOPS card!  

I tested another card out using a different texture paste by Vicki Boutin, but alas, I had skipped the essential “tape the stencil down” step and my stencil slipped while applying the paste….The colors from the ink blending bled a bit.  So what’s a girl to do??  Sentiment to the rescue!!!  I stamped my sentiment from Mermaid wishes and the Thank you Senti-mini set and cut them down to a rectangle, matted and then mounted them to the card with foam tape.  my OOPS is barely noticeable now!  

Feeling inspired??  Be sure to check out these links and follow along for more amazing Trinity Stamps inspiration!!
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Well that wraps up this card…. See you all again soon! Feel free to hop on over and check me out on my blog or follow me on Instagram!!  

~Shanna

 

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