Friday, December 23, 2016

Church in the Valley

We're in the final days before Christmas and the Stampendous Design Team is sharing samples featuring some of our inspirational designs. The Church in the Valley (DWLG652) stencil with an embossed background using the Holly Scroll stencil (FMS4044) makes into a peaceful card.

FMS4044 Holly Scroll Metal Stencil
GX220U Crystal Glitter Multi Ultra Fine
MPW811 Mixed Media White Paper
Fine Line Black Pen (that comes with the Stencil Duos)

DWLG652 Church in the Valley Stencil
DWLL332 Picasso Stencil
DWBHB-3 1/8" Brush #3 Blue Handle
DWGHB-6 1/4" Brush #6 Gold Handle
DWNHB-12 1/2" Brush #12 Natural Handle

My Colors Cardstock - Madras Blue, Deep Indigo
Brilliance Inks - Sunflower Yellow, P. Thyme, P. Ivy, P. Beige, Coffee Bean
Memento Bahama Blue
Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive
Removable tape
Small paint brush
Rubber Embossing Mat
Die Cut Machine
Foam Tape

Step 1:  Fold a 7" x 10" piece of Madras Blue cardstock in half to form an A7 card
Step 2: Tape the Church stencil to a 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" piece of White cardstock with removable tape
Step 3:  Use stencil brushes to add color to the image
Step 4:  Leave the stencil in place and use a fine line black pen to add some detail lines where wanted, remove stencil, add a little brown shading at base of church and trees
Step 5:  Use a 1/2" brush to rouge some blue ink in sky and around the edges
Step 6: Use the soft paint brush to add some glue between the stenciled design, sprinkle wet glue with Crystal Glitter, tap off extra, let dry
Step 7:  Dry emboss the Holly Scroll design on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of White cardstock using a rubber embossing mat and die cut machine
Step 8: Trim the embossed image close to the design for a finished size of 3 3/4" x 5", brush along the edges with Bahama Blue ink using the 1/2" stencil brush
Step 9: Adhere small 1/2" x 5" strips of Deep Indigo paper to the two long edges of the Holly Scroll, then adhere the Holly Scroll to the left side of the card front
Step 10:  Adhere the Church to a 3 5/8" x 4 5/8" mat of Madras Blue, then to a 3 7/8" x 4 7/8"" mat of Deep Indigo
Step 11:  Use Foam Tape to add the Church image to the card front

See the Stampendous Blog for more inspiration!

Happy Creating,

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