I took an online stenciling class a while back and kind of forgot that I have access to it anytime. Now that I have a supply of stencils and sprays I thought I would revisit that class. The first lesson was in using sprays. I started with a 4 1/4 by 5 1/2 inch panel that I will adhere to my card base.
Lessons I learned. I need to hold my sprayer back farther than I did. About 18 inches would be better then the spray won’t leak under the stencil. I also realized my stencil is Tim Holtz so it is long and narrow. I wonder why he didn’t make them 5 1/2 inches across to cover the entire card panel. I notice he works on tags a lot but Hello!! Anyway, silly me, I taped my stencil and sprayed with the intent of moving the stencil over and spraying again but when I removed the stencil, uhm……oh yeah, what I didn’t have covered up will also get inked. Thus I had a nice pink strip going down the edge of my card. Next question is, without cutting that piece and putting it down the middle, how do I make this work? Angela Bode has been using these great doily dies from SNSS and she inspired me to get some and they came in last week. Raised eyebrows here…oh boy, why not try that??? YES!! it is perfect in the silver. The rest is pretty self explanatory. This card gave me a chance to use my “online word” dies from My Favorite Things too.