Hello! One of the newest stencils from A Colorful Life Designs is called Fresh Lace, and I am having a terrific time with it. You may have already seen me work with it HERE. This time, instead of using bright, bold colors, I stuck with black and white.
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I started by inking directly on to my card base with Black Soot Distress Ink. There was a lot of ink left on the stencil, and I didn’t want it to go to waste. I ran the stencil through my die cutting machine with a rubber pad so that the stencil would not only create an impression, but the ink would transfer to the paper. I liked the result so much I decided to use it on the same card I was already working on.
I tore a piece of the embossed cardstock to sit at the bottom left corner of my card. I needed to break up the pattern, so I tore some black cardstock as well. I grabbed a sentiment from my stash from Pinkfresh Studio’s Perfect Sentiments and added that on, as well as some black and white rhinestones from Doodles Paper Playground.
I can’t recall the last time I made a black and white card, but I am so happy I made it this way. And having the stencil shown two ways on the same card is a cool look. Please be sure to visit A Colorful Life Designs to see the hundreds of stencils that are available. There are so many amazing stencils that are unlike any you may have seen before. You can use my code, “AlFan10” to save 10% off of your purchase, not including Master Bundles. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!