Hi everybody. I needed a feminine card for a cousin's birthday and also the CAS Mix Up Challenge which this time is Stencil Monoprinting and is the last one until the new year, so I combined the two and used a recently bought Woodware Stamp called Going to Seed..I have been wanting to get this for ages and this is its first inking, and made the stencil monoprint using a Lavinia stencil called Laurel.
I cut a piece of white card and covered part of the stencil with some Distress Inks - Mustard Seed, Fired Brick, Peeled Paint, Vintage Photo and Spiced Marmalade, and spritzed and turned it over and pressed on to the card using a piece of kitchen towel to mop up any excess water. I did do this process several times to try and get a good bit of colour..brown and orange seems to have predominated in the centre but it does have the look of autumn. I then added the stamp over the top using Versafine Vintage Sepia ink and then heat embossed using WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder and then did the same with the sentiment. I cut the piece of card down a bit and added it to my 6" square card.
Thank you for visiting my blog today and I'll see you again soon.
I am entering the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge - No. 418 Birthdays.
Happy Little Stampers November Stencil Challenge - Anything Goes (so pleased to be chosen the winner of this challenge).
NBUS Challenge - Where we use our Never Before Used Schtuff (the stamp has its first outing).
Stamplorations November Stencil Challenge - Always Anything Goes.
What a pretty Fall monoprint background, Pat! Love how you've stamped over it! Lots of depth! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!
wow your monoprint looks amazing with all the fall colours and love that going to seed stamp ♥
I love what can be achieved using this technique and you have made a lovely card here
You've got a great print from your stencil Pat and this stamp is one of my faves as I think it is so versatile. it sits perfectly on this lovely background! x
Absolutely beautifully created Pat, I love the image and your lovely colours. lovely stencilling, Kate x
Indeed a very lovely autumnal card! I love the soft stencilled background combined with the more crisp stamping! 🍁🧡❤️
Beautiful design Pat and a great way of using the stencil. The background is perfect for the lovely stamped image. xx
Gorgeous combination of beautiful monoprint background and your beautiful stamped image. The colours are perfect together, Pat! LOVE this card! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx
I love the glorious colours, the effect of the monoprint technique and the stamping looks fabulous Pat x.
I love the colours! I have that stamp too and I like how you've used it with your pretty print backgound. Lovely card
What a beautiful background, Pat and your stamped image looks so striking.
Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM.
Beautiful stenciled monoprint leaf background using Fall colors, Pat. I love how you added the wonderful stamped image in brown tones..a beautiful new stamp, my friend. TFS and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Love and Hugs...Nancy
Thank you Pat for entering your Gorgeous Stenciled card with us at STAMPlorations Stencil Challenge too. Such a Beauty! Love and Hugs...Nancy
This is absolutely gorgeous, Pat ! What a beautiful monoprint background you've made for these delicate dandelions and wild flowers. Love the lovely tones too. Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at ATSM.
Stunning card Pat and I feel I've gone to seed at the moment! I love this stamp..your colours are beautiful
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