Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Day 2 STAMPlorations Belated 7th Birthday

Day 2 STAMPlorations Belated 7th Birthday Celebration!

Be sure and check out all the Creative and Inspiring Projects by our
very talented Stamp Girls using New and Old Products!

STAMPlorations Old "It's a Girl Thing: Kindness".

I began by cutting a 4" x 9" card front out of Strathmore Bristol Vellum Surface.

Next placed ARTplorations "Fanned Slimline Stencil" over card front and secured with 3M masking tape.
  Then used make up brush to blend Distress Oxide Inks: Squeezed
Lemonade, Peacock Feathers, Mermaid Lagoon and Wilted Violet.  

When done I used Peacock Feathers over entire stencil to blend all the colors.
You just have to make sure all your color choices blend without
 turning into muddy colors!
Next removed stencil and loved the result.

Tip: If you cut your card front 4" x 9",  which is the same size as all 
of the Slimline Stencils, then you will get a nice frame.
  Your finished card fits nicely in a business size envelope and no
extra postage.

Next placed card front in MISTI and stamped three of the
 "It's a Girl Thing: Kindness" sentiments using Archival Jet Black ink.

Then stamped the butterfly twice from the same stamp set 
using black ink onto the Bristol paper and fussy cut both butterflies.

I watercolored one butterfly with the same Distress Oxide Inks 
used in the stenciled background.
Next attached butterfly to 2nd butterfly using Connect Glue.  

Popped up butterfly with Mini Glue Dots.
Hand drew the antlers and attached card front to 100# card base and Done!
I was very pleased with the results. Hope you like my Slimline card too.

We would love to have you join our 7th Birthday Celebration.


STAMPlorations Products Used...

New "Fanned Slimline Stencil"                            

Old It's a Girls Thing: "Kindness"


- one (1) winner of $50 gift code randomly drawn from the STAMPlorations stash link-up found here
- three (3) winners of $10 gift code randomly drawn from comments left on the birthday hop posts (STAMP blog and designers' blogs)
- two (2) winners of $20 gift code randomly drawn from entries in the birthday linky party
- one (1) winner of $40 gift code randomly drawn from entries in the birthday linky party

Commenting and linking up to the birthday linky party close on November 8
Linking up to the STAMPlorations stash $50 gift code giveaway closes on October 31.

Sales and Promotions:

All products in the store,  including products you received are 10% off instantly throughout October.

If you use my STAMPGIRLNANCY 20% off Design Team Code when you order,  
your order will include this not-yet-released, Just Plaid square stencil (10 mil):


  1. Wow what fabulous blending with the prettiest of colours and a stunner of a card Nancy. Thank you for the tip x.

  2. I love the design of this stencil and your beautiful sponging looks lovely. What a great mix of colors you used!

  3. I love the stenciling and the butterfly!

  4. These blues and greens are beautiful, Nancy! Love that popped up butterfly too!

  5. Love the colours, and the butterfly sets it off nicely

  6. You chose wonderful colors for this stencil. I really like the effect

  7. More gorgeous blending! I do have those brushes but seldom use them. You have inspired me to try. Thanks for that! Beautiful effect!

  8. This is lovely. The colors are wonderful through the fan stencil.

  9. Another cool stenciled card! This one could be used as seashells, too. Love the color and the stamps you added. So pretty!

  10. Your blended colours are gorgeous through this fun stencil, Nancy! I love the movement of the design! Sweet with your butterfly and words of encouragement. Great work! xx

  11. The colours are just wonderful. Pretty card.

  12. Such a cool card, Nancy! I love the fan like stencil and lovely colors you used! Great sentiment, too!

  13. Love this beauty and the pretty color combo.
    That stencilled BG is gorgeous.

  14. Awesome colors! Love that stencil design!

  15. What a great sentiment and the colours compliment it perfectly, bright and happy! Beautiful card!

  16. This is sooooo pretty! I love the colors you used!

  17. I turn my back for a day and I find myself way behind! I just love the colours on this and the crisp contrast with the white, just gorgeous xx

  18. Beautiful slimline card. These are my colours... love the colours. 💙💚🖤 Wonderful blending.

  19. Gorgeous color combination and blending, Nancy! I love this card!! The Fan design is perfect for the butterfly background. All those curvy lines remind us of the butterfly's path. The white frame is crisp and beautiful! Hugs.. Hideko

  20. Great use for the stencil. I like the color blend.

  21. I like the background for this pretty butterfly.


Thank you so much for visiting and leaving your much appreciated comments! Hugs....Nancy