Hello, I hope you are having a fabulous weekend.
I thought I would post a tutorial (tried videoing it but after 2 hrs awaiting for youtube to upload only 3% of it I gave up and assumed that I have done it wrong! So am using photos instead).
I had some left over thin plastic sheeting I got from the scrap store (left over recycled industrial waste-no idea what its original purpose was) and decided to have a go at making my own stencils.
I cut a few moths (I must admit, I prefer moths to butterflies....much more mysterious) with my big shot and my paper artsy moth die.
I made sure I had them flying in different directions
I then used the positive and negatives of the stencils and coloured them with my dylusion sprays and a touch of heirloom gold perfect pearls spray
I over stamped with my Tim Holtz script stamp and adirondack pesto ink pad
I peeled the moth stencils off (cleaned them...well, wiped them on the apron...and set them aside so they can be used again) and with archival ink I added the paper artsy moth stamp
I roughed up the edges with my ever present Tim Holtz scissors
Used the masking technique to add some wings to a clock face
Then attached the clock and added a layer of glossy accents for the glass like finish
I also made an ATC using the left over stenciled paper and my TH ATC die, adding some a typed word, some torn and distressed cardboard from my recycling bin and I cut out one of the moths from my TH paper stash
I admit I am a big fan of stencils and I will definitely have a go at making them again, maybe even a free hand cut one?
If you have a go at making your own, I would love to hear how you got on.
I am entering the ATC into the http://funwithatcs.blogspot.co.at/2013/01/challenge-78-something-new.html