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.  

Card done!!



Supplies Used:
9" x 12" Peacock Stencil by Jessica Sporn for StencilGirl Products (Jan. 2014 Club Kit)
Dark Blue Cardstock - 7" x 10", scored at 5" for card base
Silver Cardstock - 6.75" x 4.75"
White Cardstock - 6 5/8" x 4 5/8"
Pencil and Black Permanent Fine Tip Marker
Ruler
Small Pop Dots
Stickles 
Marker of your choice (I used Tombow)

Hope you guys love the card.  Remember to check out the cards on StencilGirl Talk. 

Hugs from Brasil -
~Michael

4 comments:

  1. Just awesome work Michael - so creative, colorful and fun. Love your post on the SG blog as well. xx

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  2. Awesome is the word ! Love it !!
    Justin told us to come look ....glad I did ! Very creative and colorful !

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  3. Love this card! Great colors and great idea!!!

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