Thursday, October 20, 2016

Make It Monday #264 - Die-Cut Stencil Shapes

Hello friends.  Melissa Phillips is up this week for the Make It Monday challenge, and she shows us how to get more mileage out of our dies by using them as stencils.  I made a stencil with the tree die from the Tiny Town: Spookville Manor and then used some gray ink to create the background of my Halloween card.


After sponging in the tree shapes, I sponged in some Amethyst Allure ink for my nighttime sky, and then added the decorated house (also Tiny Town: Spookville Manor), moon & bats.  My sentiment is from the Spooky Smiles set.  This was a fun new way to look at my dies, and I will definitely be using this technique again!

Make sure you check out Melissa's fabulous cards (she NEVER disappoints, does she?!!) and her video, and then play along right HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by today...I love it when you do! 

  

18 comments:

  1. This is so cute Marcia! The tree is an awesome idea. What a fun and spooky card!!!

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  2. Using the stencils makes your bg soft and eerie - a perfect backdrop for the scene. Love this, Marcia!

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  3. Marcia such an awesome scene my dear! I love how the stenciling created such a perfect background for your house!

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  4. I love it Marcia! Such a creative idea!!!!! The trees stencil looks awesome in the background of this darling spooky card!

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  5. Oh this is so fun, and I love the colors too!

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  6. Cute!!! I love this fun Halloween creation! Perfectly eerie!

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  7. Great use of the Halloween tree as a stencil!! Definitely adds to the "spookiness" of the holiday. :)

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  8. Marcia, how stinking cute is this card! The trees background really makes things look "creepy".

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  9. I'm in awe at how you did your bg, still trying to figure out the glow behind the spook house, and the grey foggy ground. Adorable, and spooky. Is that even possible? I know you have a little munchkin that's gonna love this!

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  10. Love you spooky card Marcia. Beautiful sponging.

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  11. Perfect choice of dies to make a stencil! Such an adorable little scene, Marcia!

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  12. Marcia, this is a fabulous Halloween scene! LOVE the trees behind your spooky house ;-)

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  13. Love how you used the stencil from Tiny town. great Halloween card.

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  14. SPOOKtacular! This is so clever and FUN! I love your creative mind! Look at that happy ghost lol he cracks me up! Fantastic!

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  15. Super cute card Marcia! Love the spooktacular scene that you created! The stenciled background looks fantastic!

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  16. Fantastic card, Marcia!! Love the purples and greys...they make everything spooky!

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  17. Oh, your color choices are wonderful for the holiday! Someone's going to enjoy this card for sure!

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