Stencil Month 2024 – Day 1 – Offset Color Ink Blending with Layered Stencils

NOTE: This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp. Thanks, Simon!

Hi all! I loved having a theme for the month so much that I decided to do a theme for April as well! So today is Day 1 of Stencil Month! I’ll be playing with stencils all month long. :)

For today’s card, I used Simon Says Stamp’s Hearts in a Heart stencil set. In the past I’ve loved the tone-on-tone ink blending technique where the thru-stencil blending is more intense than the lighter application all over the area. To change it up a bit, I applied the same colors through the layered stencils slightly offset so that I’d get a varied colorful look! Such a subtle change in blending, but an awesome look!

To finish off the card, I used a “hello” diecut from Simon’s Hello Beautiful Gorgeous die set.


(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.


*SSS Hearts in a Heart stencils
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*SSS Hello Beautiful Gorgeous dies
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, 110…
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*SSS Rose ink
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*SSS Sunbeam ink
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*SSS Mist ink
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*SSS Violet ink
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*SSS Flannel ink
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*SSS Twilight Pawsitively Everything…
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*SSS Large Blending Brushes
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3M Post-It Tape
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3M 2-inch wide Post-It Tape
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Anna Griffin Empress Die Cutting Machine
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Honey Bee Precision Tip Glue
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*Honey Bee Reverse Tweezers
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