I find out that almost every time when I’m starting a new project I also need to create something especially for it. That’s how I thought of making my own custom stencil and I’m going to share it with you.
Step 1: You have to create a pattern with your dies- chose the size of the dies and the distance between figures.
I decided to try a small and big pattern. For perfect stencil you’ll need to lined the dies shape with marker first.
Make it on the back side of the dies because it’s easier to stick it with tape.
Here is my acetate sheet ready for work.
Step 2: Start cut the shapes. At the end clear the acetate sheet with cloth dampened with alcohol to erase all the tracks of the marker.
And here it is your stencil in two really effortless steps!
Make a base for your card by using watercolor techniques.
After the AquaTints dry, lay the mask and make the design you like.
Use white structural paste and color it with AquaTints. That way you may have any color you like.
Spectrum Noir AquaTints Inks list:
06, 21, 26, 30, 24 – Bright & Primary sets
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Here’s the list of what you’ll need to make you stencil:
- piece of clear or colored acetate sheet / I think colored one is much more easy to use for that purpose/
- small dies – I choose Diamond Press dies because they are perfrect size
- fine point permanent marker
- Spectrum Noir AquaTints Inks
- watercolour cardstock
- Acrylic structural paste
- some stamps by choise and ink pad
- colored cardstock
- refillable spray bottle
- some emblishment & dies by choise
Tutorial credit: Mila Popova