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Tutorial #4 - Card Decorating Idea
What we will be making:
In this tutorial you'll learn how to make cards using stencils and
acrylic paint. You'll also be shown how to make your own stencils using
paper punches or a few snips with scissors. Learn to stencil cards and
you'll be able to use the same skills to stencil scrapbook pages, note
paper, envelopes and more. The creative options with stenciling are
infinite when you mix paints to make unique colors and cut your own
This greeting card tutorial builds on the previous tutorials,
#1: Four Patch Cards and
#2: Matted Clip-art and Photo Cards.
If you are new to card making, review these tutorials before
starting this one.
Refer to Tutorial #1: Four Patch Cards for how to make
card blanks and envelopes.
Here's what you need:
- White card blank - 4¼″ by 5½″
- Colored cardstock
- Scrap paper or cardstock
- Ruler or paper trimmer
- Paper towels
- Stencil with 2" image
- Acrylic paints and cosmetic sponges
- 4 to 6 inch plastic lid
- Masking tape or drafting tape
- White computer paper for envelopes
- Optional: Paper punches, repositionable spray adhesive, rubberstamps.
This tutorial is the fourth of twelve
card making tutorials and is rated EASY to do.