Send Smiles, Hugs and Kisses with a Stenciled Card

by Kyriakos Pachadiroglou

Share your love with hugs, smiles, and kisses with a card using a Creative Medium to add details and an embossed surface with the help of a stencil. The Creative Medium is used as a background shade where repetitive layers of color in different green shades add depth on the card. Pieces of masking tape work also as stencils to create a simple design.

Skill: Beginner
Time: 1 hour


Step 1

Create a ¾ inch blank stripe placing parallel two pieces of masking tape.

Step 2

Using a palette knife cover the blank stripe with Creative Medium Chartreuse color. Remove the masking tape.

Step 3

Stamp the words “smiles, hugs, kisses” from the Joy Clair stamp set with VersaMark, cover with Imagine’s Embossing Powder in Gold and heat set.

Step 4

Cover the decorated stripe with masking tape.

Step 5

Place the stencil on top of the card and using a palette knife, cover with Creative Medium Chartreuse. Let it dry.

Step 6

Slightly move the stencil and using sponge dauber color heavily on places of the stencil and lighter on others with the VersaFine Clair in Rain Forest.

Step 7

Remove the stencil and distress the card with the VersaFine Clair Verdant ink pad and a sponge dauber.

Step 8

Position the stencil again on first place, where the Creative Medium was used, and add details on the leaves with the Fabrico Pine marker.

Step 9

Add sequins with the On Point Glue.


  • Masking tape
  • Card base
  • Joy Clair Stamps – Hugs and Smiles stamp set
  • Imagination crafts MA-25 stencil
  • Gold sequins


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