Hello again! This is the 19th day of the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween. Today I have another project that only took a matter of minutes to take. I used the beautiful Leafless Tree from Dreamweaver Stencils, and creeped it up a bit.
This is so simple. Ready? Take any of your fabulous Dreamweaver Stencils (which are metal), and spray the heck out of it with an assortment of colors. I used a couple sprays from Tattered Angels, and Stormy Weather from Dreamweaver. Be sure to be working on scrap paper or in a spray box, to keep your work area neat. Then, simply flip over the stencil on to glossy paper (mine is from Ranger), and press. Once you’ve pressed across the entire stencil, simply lift it and let the card dry.
I love the swirls of color. And I didn’t press (accidentally) in one spot at the bottom, but it was the perfect fit for a tombstone stamp that I have hat came with a tombstone punch (from Martha Stewart), so I inked it up and stuck it there. It adds to the creep factor a bit, right? So that’s it! Super simple, and the effect is pretty darn cool. Are you inspired to try these stencils yet? I hope so! Please be sure to visit the rest of the Wicked Bloggers, all listed in my side bar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a fang-tastic day!