It's been a while since posting, but I have not really been participating in challenges or classes for a long time.
This month, however, I signed up for the latest Online Card Class: Stenciled. I have a few stencils and rarely use them, so this was a great reason to start.
I tried a couple of the techniques from Day 1 - sponging and heat embossing.
For the first card, I basically followed the same card design that Debby Hughes created. I used an old checkerboard stencil that I turned 90 degrees.
For the embossing technique, I used a Christy Tomlinson vintage lace stencil/mask and sponged Versamark over the interior. The design was quite intricate, so not all areas received the ink, but I still think that it looks pretty with the warm distress ink colors. I also tried using tissue paper behind my sentiment like in Laura Bassen's card. I still can't get myself to embrace the new "thread nest" touches that I keep seeing everywhere, though!
That's it for Day 1. Off to play with Day 2 content!
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