I am back experimenting. I wanted to see if I could stencil on tissue paper with Distress Paint. My stenciling is not perfect but it is after all a handmade card and not a Hallmark one. I also wanted to see about using lace as a stencil with my eBrush.
I took a scrap of card stock left over from the frame I cut out for a card which I can't post yet and using lace and my eBrush stenciled using a Sharpie maker. I decided I did not want to hide the lace with a sentiment so used a Brother's label maker I just learned I can frame my words with it. I bought the label maker second hand.
For the heart panel using Distress Paint and a Plaid stencil I stenciled the hearts on tissue paper. When it was dry I used the eBrush and a blue Spectrum Noir marker for the background. I wanted to see if it would change the painted hearts or not. Then taking the same marker which I colored the heart in the dress I doodled on card using my eBrush. The color looked really dark but once I adhered the tissue paper the background actually ended up being soft.
The rag doll is a Hero Arts stamp. I am fairly sure she has been retired for a few years. It is fun to get out old stamps from my beginning days of stamping and use them again. I colored the stamp with Spectrum Noir markers but since my craft knife needs a new blade I used blue chalk to color the white card stock above her head. I also used chalk to color the part of her outfit with the heart. I edged her with Vintage Photo ink and pop dotted her on the card.
There you have it my play on a snowy day. Do you make and give Valentine's cards?
Wishing you Happy Frugal Crafting till we meet again!