Monday, March 20, 2017

Tips, Tutorials, & Techniques - Blended Backgrounds with Stencils

Stencils are such a workhorse in crafting and card making. They're flexible, hold up to a wide variety of mediums and techniques, and extraordinarily affordable - especially considering their versatility. One of the most basic, and beautiful, ways to use stencils is for masking an area for color application.  You can create such a striking look, from scenery to focal point, with the application of a bit of color Click the link to learn how Stephanie created this Sunny Skies card based on a design from Keeway, or watch below. For more tips and tricks, make sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel!

Check out some other ways our team added a little spring to their cards!

Handmade card from Yoonsun Hur featuring the Big Balloons Stencil from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Handmade card from Barbara Anders featuring the Concentric Circle Grid Stencil from My Favorite Things #mftstamps

Feeling inspired? Make sure to tag your next MFT project with #mftstamps - you might just be spotted!