Friday, October 23, 2020

Final day: STAMPlorations 7th Birthday Celebration

Happy Fri-Yay and welcome!

It's Day 5 of 

STAMPlorations Belated 7th Birthday celebration! 


Yesterday, I showed you how you can take a slimline sized
stencil to create an A2 sized card. Today, I'll show you how to use a 
standard sized stencil to create a slimline sized card:

[This post contains affiliate links. When you click on the STAMPlorations store link below and place an order, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.]
It's pretty easy, but you need to use a stencil that has a
repeating design on it. Once I had my panel cut to size, 
 I used modeling paste to cover as much as I could of the panel

I removed the stencil and washed it, and left the panel to dry.
When dry, I placed the stencil back over the embossed part to line up
and covered the remaining part of the panel with modeling paste.
Once that was dry, I decided to get crazy and repeated these steps, but this 
time I used Glitz Gel over the embossed design.
It's hard to see, but there is SO much glimmer and sparkle on this card!
I wrapped some ribbon around the panel and used matching glitter

paper to frame it. The sentiment is one of the stickers from the

I used another one of the stickers on the inside:


I hope that you will help us celebrate and join in the festivities!

For all the details on how to win some amazing prizes, please

visit the STAMPlorations post here.

If you happen to place an order at the STAMPlorations store, 

 feel free to use my personal discount code,


for an extra 20% off! (FYI, if you use my code when

you place an order, you'll also receive this not-yet-released stencil,

Just Plaid square 10 mil stencil!

Thanks so much for visiting. I hope that you have 
a fantastic day!


CS: Bazzill; Darice
DP: American Crafts - glitter paper
Accessories: ARTplorations - Winter Flowers stencil; Tis the Season clear stickers; May Arts - ribbon; DecoArt Media - Modeling Paste; Gina K. - Glitz Glitter Gel; pallet knife
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, 3D & thin 3D foam squares



  1. Looks gorgeous, Chris! *Cough* Christmas Kickstart *cough*! ;) Jo x

  2. I like the texture and how the design is subtle, but NOT.

  3. Fabulous sparkly CAS card Chris. Love it!

  4. Aha, this is where I would mess up, the whole leaving the panel to dry step! :D Great background to highlight the sentiment.

  5. Love the stencil...I bet it could be used on an A2 cards that I make.

  6. We used the same stencil on your 5th day cards --- I love how you made yours into a sparkly background!! So beautiful!

  7. Just so pretty! I'm sure it's even more stunning in real life. Lovely use of the stencil.

  8. Very elegant and pretty! Love all the sparkle and that it is a slimline.

  9. This is so gorgeous and elegant!! The texture of the embossing paste is fabulous!!


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