Welcome to the World of Michael Trent, a crazy American artist living in the countryside of Sao Paulo, Brasil. A person in love with paper, stencils, rubber stamps, and markers. The creator of StenDoodle, a technique that merges stencils with doodling. I hope you enjoy your time in my World!
Friday, December 12, 2014
Hanukkah Card With StencilGirl Stencils
Hello everyone. Today is a double whammy day. I have the above Hanukkah card here on my blog and two other cool, mixed media type of Hanukkah cards on StencilGirl's blog! 3 cards in 1. Please click HERE or the photo below to check out the other two cards (but not until you check out this card first - LOL).
The cards look like a lot of work - but they aren't. But I do love the colors and the designs.
Step by Step:
1. Cut the dark blue cardstock for card base. Cut silver cardstock and adhere to dark blue cardstock. Set aside.
2. On a piece of scrap white cardstock, trace 1 of the large "candles" and 8 of the smaller "candles" from the Shattered stencil. I suggest using a pencil to trace and then go back with a permanent marker afterwards.
Using the different elements on the Shattered stencil, design each of the "candles" with a pencil. Then trace with the permanent Marker.
Then color them in and cut them out.
3. Take the white cardstock and draw a light line at 2 3/4" from the bottom.
4. Apply some small pop dots to the back of each candle. Starting with the center candle, align it in the center along the line you drew. Then adhere the other 8 candles. Trim off the bottom of the candles. Then erase the pencil line.
5. After looking through my stencils for something to use as the candle flame, I found it within the Peacock stencil from the January 2014 StencilGirl Club kit. Traced it 8 times. Colored them in, cut them out and adhered above each of the candles. Then adhered the white cardstock to the silver cardstock on the card front.
6. Applied stickles in colors that matched the colors in my candles. Allow to dry.