Clarity Stamps - Christmas Round and Stencil


Clarity Stamps – Dove Round and Leaf Stencil – Maria Moorhouse – July 17 2018

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog. Below are a number of examples using the Dove Round and Wreath stencil in conjunction or separately as I wished to show that they are not just for Christmas. 

Clarity Products:-
Stamps:-
·         Dove Round
·         Jayne’s Postcard Framer – STA-CH-10539-A5
·         Mini Word Chain -
Stencil:-
·         Leaf wreath

Ink Pads:-
·         Archival Black –
Artistry:-
Card/Paper:-
·         Stencil 

Example 1

Have Yourself a Merry Christmas!
Materials:-
Stencil
·         Leaf Wreath
Stamps:-
·         Tina’s Flowers
·         Jayne’s Postcard Framer – sentiment
Ink Pads:-
Archival
·         Black
Artistry
·         Dry Weed
Miscellany – Micron pen, colouring pencils, twine, self-adhesive gems
Instructions:-
1.       Cut Stencil card to measure 5.5ins x 5.5ins. Secure stencil centrally.
2.       Blend/brush Dry Weed over stencil. Add extra depth to edges by sponging ink remaining on stencil.
3.       Add dots and lines to leaves using Micron pen.
4.        Stamp chosen image from ‘Tina’s Flowers’ onto book page six times using Archival Black. Colour. Cut out. Form into three flowers.
5.       Tie three bows using twine. Add to wreath and place flowers on top.

Example 2

Christmas Wishes
Materials:-
Stamps:-
Best Wishes Sentiments – STA-WO-10074-A5
Happy Birthday Sentiments – STA-WO-10557-A5
Ink Pads:-
Artistry
·         Dry Weed
·         Amazon Trail
·         Avocado
·         Mellow Green
·         Blaze
Archival
·         Carnation Red
Card/Paper:-
·         Stencil
·         Designer Card -
Instructions:-
1.       Secure stencil to stencil card with low tack tape.
2.       Blend ink over stencil. Set aside.
3.       Repeat on other sheets of stencil card and cut fronds out leaving a white border. Glue fronds in a circular mode around stencilled image, working towards centre.
4.       Attach to Rainbow River card and trim.  
5.       Clean stencil, secure to another sheet of stencil card and blend Blaze over. Cut out six pairs of fronds.
6.       Glue to centre of wreath to form flower. Add gem to centre. Sprinkle glitter around circumference of gem.
7.       Stamp sentiment.
8.       Attach to card blank.  

 Example 3

Love and Best Wishes
Materials:-
Stamps:-
·         Dove
·         Love and Best Wishes sentiment
Ink Pads:-
Archival
·         Black
Card/Paper:-
·         Theuva
·         Black/white from stash
Instructions:-
1.       Cut patterned card to measure 14cm x 14cm. Score from top to bottom at 4cm and 8cm.
2.       Mountain fold at 4cm and valley fold at 8cm.
3.       Trim 3cm from foot of card – score lines remaining vertical.  Stamp parts of sentiment onto a strip of Theuva card and attach to strip. Set aside.
4.       Stamp Doves once onto white side of card, again onto black side of card and once onto Theuva card.
5.       Cut out heads from Theuva image and glue onto image stamped onto white card. Cut wings from black image and paper piece onto white image.
6.       Cut out leaving a narrow border. Attach to black card and cut around leaving a narrow border. Attach to mountain fold of card.
7.       Stamp sentiment and add.
8.       Add strip to foot of card, with folds at opposite sides.
9.       Add embellishments.

Example 4
Love and Happiness
Stamps:-
·         Dove
·         Mini Word Chains
Stencil:-
·         Leaf Wreath
Inks
Artistry:-
·         Camel Safari
·         Earth Song
·         Cinnamon Tea
Archival:-
·         Sepia
·         Black
Card/Paper:-
·         Stencil
·         Patterned (from stash)
Instructions:-
1.       Cut stencil card to measure 5.5ins x 5.5ins.
2.       Attach stencil over one corner of card. Blend Camel Safari though two sets of fronds.
3.       Turn card 90 degrees and repeat in this corner. Continue until all corners are stencilled.
4.       Stencil frond in each corner. Edge card with toning alcohol marker.
5.       Attach stencil to second sheet of card. Blend over Cinnamon Tea. Trim around edge leaving a narrow white border. Stamp sentiment in centre. Attach to centre of card with foam pads.
6.       Stamp Doves onto patterned card twice. Cut out doves from one and wings from second. Attach to card.
7.       Layer onto patterned paper and add to card blank.

This is a late addition - stamped on shaving foam background, rainbow-coloured fronds and Mini Word Chain. 

Thank you for taking the time to look at my work. 
Looking forward to your visit soon and - happy crafting!
Best wishes,
Shelagh. 
'The Making Lady'

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