Wednesday 8 December 2021

Three Wise Men

Playing with a new stencil for my card today.
Here is the lovely Three Wise Men stencil.
It is a 2-part stencil/ mask.  I am just using the mask part today.

So here's what I did to create my card.
  • I began with a piece of white cardstock.  I positioned the mask piece of the stencil along the bottom of my cardstock panel and inked it up.  I began inking at the bottom with some Broken China Distress Oxide ink.  
  • Next, I moved up the card front in this order with these Oxide colours:  Blueprint Sketch, Dusty Concord and some Black Soot just along the top edge.
  • I dried the ink and rubbed over the whole panel with an anti-static bag, then leaving the mask in place, I stamped the Glory to God sentiment randomly over the background with Versamark ink and white heat embossed it.
  • I splattered with my white Posca pen before removing the mask.
  • Using a strip of white cardstock, I inked it up with some more Blueprint Sketch and Dusty Concord to match the background and then splattered with water.  I stamped the sentiment with some Versamark and white heat embossed it.
  • I glued the panel onto a piece of matching cardstock, then onto a heavy white card base.  
  • I pop dot mounted the sentiment in the corner just above the images.

Here is the stencil/mask I used:

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Adding my card to these challenges:
Simon Says Wed.- Happy Holidays/ Merry Christmas

Thanks a lot for coming by and taking a look.

Stamps- Glory to God (Impression Obsesssion); Simple Strips Christmas (TE)
Inks- Versamark, Distress Oxide
Paper- heavy white (Scribes Nook- Waterloo, Ont.)
Accessories and Tools- stencil (ACLD); Lawn Fawn white eb powder; heat tool;
Blending Brushes (TE); Posca pen; anti-static bag


Diane said...

Beautifully created card, what a fabulous background and stencil! This also fits ours challenge at Double D "JOY"! Thank you for joining our challenge at Peace On Earth!
Diane POE DT {Nellies Nest}

Mac Mable said...

Fabulous masking and what a striking card. Wonderful blending and stamping too Karen x.

cuilliesocks said...

This is a wonderful card Karen, gorgeous design and colours, love it, Kate x

Pat said...

What gorgeous colours and I love the script you have used over the background too Karen, and a lovely sentiment to finish. x

Christine Alexander said...

awesome background XX

Chana Malkah said...

Karen, your project is so beautiful and so well crafted!

Thanks, for inspiring us at A Place To Start!
Chana Malkah,
A Place To Start, Owner
613 Avenue Create, Owner
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Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

So very Beautiful Karen.
Faith x

Bonnie said...

This is AWESOME, Karen! I love how you've used this sentiment with the wise men! What a great mask!

Beth Norman-Roberts said...

Karen this is glorious. Such a wonderful use of stencils. In your credits you mentioned white paper in your neck of the woods. How does it compare to Michael's 110 lb cardstock, which is what I use. And I am wondering why Lawn Fawn white EP? Does it cover the best?

R's Rue said...

I love it so much. Absolutely stunning.

Chana Malkah said...

Hi! You were chosen as a Rising Star at A Place To Start for the week of December 6 - 12, 2021. Thanks for your wonderful response to our challenge. Please stop by our blog and grab your badge!
The Design Team
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Vickie Y said...

Beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge.

Janine said...

Well you certainly sparked my need for this stencil but I couldn't stop at one stencil so my friend in USA will be going home to 4 arriving for me. She will bring them back in March hopefully!
I love this card so thanks for sharing