Valentine Roses

The card is for Simon Says Stamps Challenge – Stencil It.

I had a little time this week to work with stencils for the challenge. I am still learning how to use all the pastes (matte, gloss, etc) and learn their properties. It has been fun.

I used this Tim Holtz stencil on part of a piece of watercolor paper. After drying, I dabbed Spun Sugar and Abandoned Coral stains on the card. It ended up a very soft color and you can see the roses peeking out. I added a foam die cut from the new Hero Arts release and put gold foil on the top. After tying on a gold ribbon I mounted it to Crisp Cantaloupe from Stampin Up.

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  1. Craftyfield

    Love your subtle colouring on this Valentine, very elegant! I love stencils too, so easy to get effective results. Thank you for your nice comment on my blog.

  2. Chris D.

    What a pretty card! Love the soft colors and how the rose stencil comes through the inks!

  3. Anna-Karin

    Such a lovely card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

  4. This is very pretty. Love the soft colors and the gold ribbon was the perfect finishing touch!
    Have a great day!
    PS- I am happily your newest follower. ­čÖé

  5. Skrater

    Thank you so much for following and for your kind words!

  6. Gosh, what a terrific way to use that stencil (which I also have). This is very pretty.

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