Basic Stencil Background

Stencils are all the rage right now in papercrafting – and with good reason. Stencils allow you to create beautiful backgrounds using the inks you have on hand with a blender brush. In the Stamping Starter Kit, you will receive a background stencil – this short video will show you how to use the stencil to create a beautiful backdrop for your handmade card.

The possibilities with stencils are endless. With a 1-layer stencil, such as the one shown in this video, you can create backgrounds using multiple colors, using spray ink, or using the stencil only in certain areas of your card for a totally different look.

Stencils are easy to store and take up very little space, which is a bonus if you don’t have a dedicated space for crafting. They clean easily with soap and water. It is important to clean them right away with soap and water after using glitter paste or embossing paste.

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HI! I'm Rachel and thanks for stopping by Seize the Stamp, where I share my passion for card-making, stamping, stencils & more. Thanks for visiting!

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