Sunday, January 26, 2014

Stenciled Days 1 & 2

Happy Sunday, everyone!! I hope you are having a great weekend!! I have been taking an awesome online class called Stenciled. I have so many stencils that are just sitting in a drawer needing to be used so I thought this class would get me motivated to use them and it has. I am loving it :)


You all know how much I love layers and dimension. These cards are not my usual style...they are flat enough to mail without extra padding or postage!! This card was inspired from Day 1 - Inking and Masking. The paper is heavyweight cardstock from Canvas Corp. A section of the paper was masked to leave room for the sentiment. I used a Crafter's Workshop Chevron stencil and inked it with Tim Holtz Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink. I then flipped the stencil and inked it with TH Fired Brick. A circle stencil was used to add the dots of TH Picked Raspberry. Fired Brick was inked along the edges. The sentiment is from My Creative Time's Encouraging Quotes stamp set.


This card was inspired from Day 2 - Template Techniques. I had so much fun with this one!! The sentiment is from JustRite Stamps Live, Laugh, Love Stamp set. It was stamped in Versamark and then heat embossed with white embossing powder. A Tim Holtz Splatter Stencil was used to stamp the honeycomb stamp from Tim's Mixed Media stamp set in Spiced Marmalade. The Spiced Marmalade was then inked around the splatter stencil. I then rotated the stencil and stamped the circles from a Joann dollar bin stamp in Fired Brick, which was then inked through the splatter. The stencil was rotated one more time and inked with Peacock Feathers Distress Ink. Squeezed Lemonade and Fresh Mowed Grass Distress Inks were randomly added through the stencil. With a baby wipe, I wiped off the sentiment and then used a TH Pumice Stone Distress Marker to give the letters a shadow.

I am entering these in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art - January Linky
  2. Just B Creative Crazy - January Linky
  3. 2 Creative Chicks - Anything Goes
Thanks so much for stopping by!!

42 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

A gorgeous CAS design and how true is that sentiment.
Hugs
Desíre
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Georgiana said...

These are definitely different than your usual cards and I like them. Where are you taking these on-line classes? I am very interested in learning more too!

Diane said...

Oh my goodness Liza, you put mine to shame, these are amazing!!! I have to have these stencils...I will be posting a few of my "efforts" today...lol!! See "you" in class!!!

Gerda said...

What a awesome cards, Lisa! I love your cards! Have a great day.
Gerda

jessica said...

These are both gorgeous Lisa! Awesome techniques with amazing results!!
You are ROCKING this class!!!!
Awesome job my friend! Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT Sunday!

Tara Bruening said...

Those are amazing. Loving these different techniques. Have a great Sunday!!!

Rhonda Emery said...

these are both awesome great work. hugs

Beebeebabs said...

Both cards are awesome - love them both tfs!!!

scrapn_momof2 said...

Oh Lisa these are both super cool!! I love the effect. The bottom one is AH-MAZE-ING!!! Love the splatters. You are killing it in class I bet!!

snappy scrappy said...

Both are awesome!!!!

Creations by Shirl said...

Love both your CAS cards, love that splatters...

Lady Fair said...

Gorgeous cards. Who knew stenciling could look this awesome?

Davi said...

Wow such GREAT cards Lisa, the first one has the coolest geometric design from using the two colors, I love it! I especially love the very cool splats, for some reason they just made laugh today!! Guess its because thats what life feels like right now but the colors,designs and message are delightfully fresh and uplifting :) Hope you are having a great weekend my friend!!

MiamiKel said...

Oh love them both - such vivid colors and bright designs, wonderful (and true!) sentiments! LOVE!!

Gwen said...

These are both so amazing! I can't believe that is stenciled! It looks so pretty and love the sentiment!

Pam said...

Fabulous cards Lisa! Love the bright colors.
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

Sarah Gray said...

These cards are great! The effect you have achieved with the splatter stencil is fab, especially with the resist sentiment!

DIANA L. said...

Pretty love the splashes of paint. The sentiment on your first card is so true
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party. Have a great day
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

Sherrie K. said...

Wow, love the techniques Lisa!! It is hard to believe it is stenciled-very cool! Love the beautiful splashes of color and awesome sentiments! Very fun and once again fantastic designs!

Hope you are staying warm?!? We actually did have a couple warmer days last week and it felt so good! It was only 20 but it wasn't windy so it felt warm to us!
We are dipping into 30 and 40 below again tonight! Schools already closed again for tomorrow. I am SO ready for spring!
Have a great evening my friend!
Sherrie K

MaryH said...

Lisa, these are amazing. I think that's the same Hero Arts class I signed up for, but have not had a chance to do the homework as yet. I've been enjoying the 'homework cards' on some other blogs though, and love the bright colors & graphic stencils you used on each one. The colors fairly pop. Planned to work on homework today, but Life had some other plans for me...so hopefully tomorrow. TFS your inspirations though! Hugs

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

I love , love both of these Lisa ! I am especially in love with the second one , the design is stunning !

Hugs,
Mayra
Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

Indy said...

Fabulous!
Hugs, Debbie!

Cathy said...

so different from what I am used to seeing, but you are fabulous still.
cathyplus5.blogspot.com

Missy said...

These are fabulous Lisa, I love the bright colors!!

Karen said...

My sweetest friend, why didn't you tell us to wear sunglasses before proceeding?! ;) Just kidding! When you mentioned the various online classes you were signed up for, I knew we would be in store for even more variety... and that has already been the case! These classes certainly inspired you, as both of these cards are breathtaking! What incredible technique you've already mastered. Beyond that, you've so effortlessly included your eye for design. These are brilliant, Lisa! The colors, the designs, the emboss-resist.. the fact that you went in and added the polka dot stencil for extra amazingness on the first one... and it was genius to use patterns for the splatters. Fabulous effects. You are something special, my dear friend! I hope you're having a wonderful night! Stay warm!

Hugs and blessings!

yyam said...

I LOVE these! Flat and easy-to-mail cards are my fave!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super technique!! It's nice to be able to mail a card with only 1 stamp!

Jacquie Southas said...

Two great cards - love the color & pattern on the first one!

Kathy Salido said...

Lisa,
These cards are just amazing!! I just love the 2nd one.

Tanya/Nonna said...

Fab-U-lous! The colors on both of these cards are just outta-this-world! Love, love, love the bright, happy feel! You and ink are the perfect pair my sweet friend ♥

Dee Burns said...

Lisa, love the stenciling. This is different from your other fantastic work, can't wait to see how you incorporate it. I've picked up some stencils here and there because I used them years ago (when not much else to use) and so glad they are making a return. They make great backgrounds and focal points as well. Keep them coming!
Take care and stay warm!
Dee B

Pam said...

What I said earlier!
Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

Have a creative day.
Pam
♥ Scrap N Sew Granny ♥
♥ Pam's Stitched With Love ♥



Karon said...

WOW, Lisa - two stunning cards - love the colours and those stencils are fabulous! TFS

Creative M said...

They are both gorgeous but my favorite would be the 2nd one because I love the sentiment and GORGEOUS colors!!! Love how you are sharing new techniques!!
Have a wonderful day my fabulous friend,
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

Cheri said...

Both are fabulous. That second cards really pops for me. Thanks for sharing my friend.
Cheri

Norma said...

WOW! WOW! this is just so beautiful and I have been wanting to try the stencil with the some paste is it called:) Love all the colors, well done my friend!!
Hugs,
Norma

Shelly said...

Oh my gosh....these are fantastic!! I am in love I mean l.o.v.e. with the splatter card! Wow, stencils... Teach me teach me :)
Have an awesome day my friend, you've been busy so I'm catching up right now :)
Shelly

Jani Lewis said...

Great cards. Love the effects you got with your stenciling.. Looks like you are having fun with the class.

Kate said...

Very unique Designs and Gorgeous. Love the splatter card.

zub momi said...

Awesome cards! Love the splatter one. Thanks for sharing :)

Nana said...

So in love with these cards. Fabulous techniques. The second one is my fav. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Gita said...

Great fun techniques, especially the second one. :-)

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