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BOLD FLORAL STENCIL FROM HERO ARTS

BOLD FLORAL STENCIL FROM HERO ARTS

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Bold Floral Stencil of Hero Arts is one of my favorites and today I am happy to share this card with you. Hello crafty friends, Martha Lucia here with a colorful textured card created with one of the most beautiful stencils from Hero Arts, the Bold Floral. Take a look at my card:

BOLD FLORAL STENCIL FROM HERO ARTS

Working with stencils is very fun and you can explore different techniques with them. On this opportunity I used Creative Medium Iridescent to create this effect that is more evident over dark card stocks.  The base of my card is Whisper White and the second layer, the one I worked over with the stencil, is Always Artichoke.

I secured the stencil with masking tape and I start by applying the creative medium with a palette knife over the free areas of the stencil using three different colors. I used Purple, Green and Pink of creative medium. I removed the stencil and washed with warm water and let the card stock dry naturally.

Using the die cut included on the set Happy Stamp & Cut from Hero Arts and whisper white card stock, I cut several times the word happy and pasted these to create a bold word. Then I assembled my card leaving a tiny border on the left and top parts and and pasting the word on the center of the card to create a big contrast.

BOLD FLORAL STENCIL FROM HERO ARTS

The process was very easy and the effect is amazing! You can explore this technique using embossing paste and to give color to it simply by adding a few drops of ink. Also if you don’t have Creative Medium Iridescent, you can use Pearlescent Embossing Paste and mix it with the inks.

If you like any of the products I used on my card, please stop over at the a2z Scrapbooking Esty store. You can use the code Martha15 to receive 15% off of a $25.00 order.

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I hope I have inspired you to join the challenge this month! You will have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the store! One lucky winner will be announced on April 7th.

MORE PRIZES THIS MONTH!!!

During the month of March, we’re giving you a second way to win a $25 Gift Certificate to the a2z Store! Just comment on any blog posts in March.

We’ll do a random draw from the blog comments during the month of March for one gift card. You can enter once a day by commenting on the blog post and earn up to 31 chances to win! If you’re feeling it, you’re welcome to enter both the Hero Arts with Stencils challenge and the commenting challenge…maybe you’ll win both!

Good luck and please come back again soon!

BOLD FLORAL STENCIL FROM HERO ARTS

13 thoughts on “BOLD FLORAL STENCIL FROM HERO ARTS

  1. super beautiful card, I love the stencil!

  2. Wow it’s gorgeous!!

  3. Pretty card! I love the effect of the Creative Medium Iridescent on the colored cardstock! Beautiful stencil too!

  4. This is gorgeous. Love the colors and it’s a beautiful stencil you used.

  5. Wonderful card and a wonderful stencil too.

  6. Such a beautiful card!! Love the shimmer on black cardstock.

  7. Pretty! I forget about all the neat ways to make backgrounds; stencils would be awesome for that! 🙂

  8. Awesome background and card. 💕 The sentiment really pops beautifully against it.

  9. So pretty:)

  10. LOVE that Creative Medium Iridescent effect on your card, Martha. Beautiful result.

  11. Wow that iridescent look is so beautiful!!

  12. Oooh!!! Talk about drama. Love the colors you used over your stencil! Great contrast with the greeting word, too. 🙂 ~ Andrea

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