1 Stencil, 3 ways to create Card Backgrounds

Hello everyone, it’s Juhi, I’m sharing how to use one stencil to create 3 different looks.

Look 1:

For the first background I began by placing the stencil onto white cardstock and applying distress inks to create a ink blended background. I used 4 colors in shades of red, orange and yellow.
Starting with red at the bottom I worked my way up to to yellow.
After removing the stencil I repeated the same process, this time over the entire cardstock. This created a muted, stenciled background. Finally I sprinkled some water onto the background and dabbed it with a piece of tissue paper.

Look 2:

I followed the same steps to create the second stenciled background. In this background I carefully placed the stencil back in place on the cardstock and outlined the leaves with a black pen. This gave a nice defined look.

Look 3:

For the third background, I masked out few leaves of the stencil with washi tape and applied distress ink over the remaining leaves. Following which I removed the washi tape one by one from each leaf and inked them with a different, darker color.
I finally created cards using the 3 backgrounds, I diecut a window in the middle of background 1 and mounted it on white cardstock base with double sided foam tape after stamping the sentiment.
I stamped the sentiment on a piece of black die cut cardstock and stuck it on top of background 2, and finally mounted the background panel on black cardstock.
For the third card, I stamped the sentiment onto the diecut piece from the 1st card and mounted on top of background 3.

Supplies Used:



Leaf Stencil
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Non-stick Craft Sheet
Non-stick Craft Sheet
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Card Stock - Bright White
Card Stock – Bright White
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Dream Cut Machine
Dream Cut Machine
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Acrylic Stamping Block
Acrylic Stamping Block
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Pigment Ink Pad - Black
Pigment Ink Pad – Black
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ADHESIVE SCRAPBOOKING GLUE
ADHESIVE SCRAPBOOKING GLUE
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Clear Stamps - Jumbo Wishes
Clear Stamps – Jumbo Wishes
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Mini Distress Pad - Festive Berries
Mini Distress Pad – Festive Berries
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Thin Cut Dies - Square
Thin Cut Dies – Square
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Mini Distress Pad - Fossilized
Mini Distress Pad – Fossilized
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Distress Ink Pad - Spiced Marmalade
Distress Ink Pad – Spiced Marmalade
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Washi Tape - Floral Flowers
Washi Tape – Floral Flowers
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ADHESIVE FOAM DBL SIDED TAPE
ADHESIVE FOAM DBL SIDED TAPE
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