Sunday, 11 February 2018

Valentine with a diecut stencil

Hi everyone, it's been a busy few weeks but I'm glad to finally have some time in the craft room again!

This solid heart was die cut from an acrylic paint cling wrapped background. I then diecut a dazzling heart from heavy card and used it as a stencil with transparent texture paste. The trickiest part was lifting the stencil! Had to use tweezers and be careful not to touch any of the wet paste.

I'm linking up to a few challenges:

The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge has this gorgeous inspiration pic.

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At Outside the Box the theme is hearts and remeber to use at least 1 Memory Box product.

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At Simon Says Stamp Monday love is in the air.

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At Simon Says Stamp Wednesday it must be love.

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Work it Wednesday also has a love theme.

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Memory Box Grand Heart and Dazzling Heart dies; Liquitex acrylic paint; Ranger transparent matte texture paste; We are Memory Keepers sentiment stamp; versafine ink & clear ep.

Thanks for visiting,
Cathy x


  1. Hi Cathy, a beautiful card for Valentines Day, love the stencilled design over the heart and the CAS layout. Have a great week... keep cool... Megan

  2. A fabulous card and a beautiful design.
    Kath x

  3. How clever to use the stencil paste over your heart die. This just pops right off the card! I love that textured look.

  4. Great use of your homemade stencil...great effect on your gorgeous card x

  5. Such a pretty card, love the embossed heart. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  6. Beautiful card, and you've centered that die cut perfectly.

  7. Wow, Cathy ... bold, rich, opulent ... with heaps of yummy texture ... this is gorgeous! Hugs, Anita :)

  8. Cool Valentine card, Cathy! It's a great idea to make your own stencil with a die. You did a great job with lifting the stencil without touching the wet paste. Hideko xx

  9. Awesome card! I love the embossed heart and the lovely design. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.

    Cathie ♥

  10. What a great idea to use the transparent texture paste over the top of the this beautiful bright red heart Cathy and to make your own stencil from a die, also the bit of texture on the white card in the background is pretty too, and it all looks great on the black
    card. x

  11. If this Valentine is not the most classic of all, I don't know what is! This is pure perfection, Cathy!! Hugs, Darnell

  12. Very cute CAS card! Love the big red heart

  13. Gorgeous CAS Valentine card Cathy!
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  14. gorgeous results on your card...nothing better then a red, detailed heart for V-day.
    xx Karen

  15. This is so pretty Cathy! Love the deep red of your heart and the beautiful shine from the stenciled translucent hearts. xx

  16. Your heart looks beautiful. I love his varied color and beautiful texture. A great love card.

  17. beautifully simply stated!!! thanks for playing along with our love them at Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

  18. Great placement of the heart diecut/ef....Mxxx


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