Thursday, April 29, 2010

Royal Blog Tour: Elegant Trio Stencils

I have come to love all the Decor Elements from Stampin' Up! Not only can you use these items to decorate your home but you can incorporate them into your smaller paper crafting projects. I decided to challenge myself on this tour by using stencils on my projects and most of the time, stencils are too large for card making but the Elegant Trio Stencils set is just perfect!



My first project is a sample of a Mother's Day card that I am sending to the mothers staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Orange County.


Stampin' Up! has partnered with the Ronald McDonald House Charity and allows demonstrators to help others while sharing our love of this craft. While each home is different, my group sends in different gifts or cards for each special holiday or event. I got my color inspiration from our new Color Collection, which will begin in July 2010. If you are familiar with Stampin' Up!, you'll notice that a favorite past in color will be making its way back!
{Project Details}
Stamps: French Filigree
Ink: Certainly Celery, Melon Mambo, Rose Red, and Wild Wasabi Classic Ink Pad.
Paper: Certainly Celery Card Stock; Very Vanilla and Wild Wasabi Textured Card Stock.
Accessories: Elegant Trio Stencil, Sponge Dauber, Very Vanilla Smooch Spritz, Melon Mambo 1/2" Polka-Dot Ribbon, Modern Label and Word Window Punches; Stampin' Dimensionals.

While Mother's Day is very near, a special birthday for one of my best friend (as well as a fellow Stamp Ink Diva) is also near the same time. She loves things that have frills and are antique. So, I created this with her in mind.

  
My personal style tends to lean more on the simple, modern, and whimsical side. But I am loving the antique elements more and more!
{Project Details}
Stamps: Bella Toile, Oval All, and Gallery.
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink, Soft Suede, and Wild Wasabi Classic Ink Pads; Versamark Ink Pad.
Paper:Chocolate Chip, Pink Pirouette, and Whisper White Card Stocks; Chocolate Chip Patterns Designer Series Paper.
Accessories: Elegant Trio Stencils, Sponges, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Large Oval Punch, Pretty in Pink 5/8" Satin Ribbon, Log Cabin Smooch Spritz, Stampin' Dimensionals.

My final project brings us to a scrapbook page that I am making in preparation for a special photo I want to capture at my Ladies Tea.

 
I am planning a Ladies Tea fundraiser for my children's school and can't wait to capture all my friends dressed up and with their party hats!
{Project Details}
Stamps: Great Friend and Framed with Love
Ink: Baja Breeze, River Rock, and  Soft Suede Classic Ink Pads; Versamark Ink Pad.
Paper: Certainly Celery, Crumb Cake (Kraft), So Saffron, Soft Suede,  and Whisper White Card Stocks; Presto Patterns Specialty Designer Series Paper.
Accessories: Elegant Trio Stencils, Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Sponge, Brayer, Big Shot, Top Note Die, Log Cabin and Very Vanilla Smooch Spritz, Fancy Flower and Scallop Trim Border Punches, Old Olive 1-1/4" Striped Ribbon, Button Latte, and Pretties Kit (large clear rhinestone)

 Please leave a comment after this post along with your email address to be entered into a random drawing for your very own set of Elegant Trio Stencils. One lucky winner will be chosen and announced the day after the end of this tour. (Sorry, only for U.S. Residents and non-demonstrators.) Also, remember to subscribe to my blog so that you'll get updates on the tutorials for these projects and more.


Thanks for stopping by and hope this has inspired you to try using stencils on your own projects.







54 comments :

  1. Beautiful projects! anitamocha@charter.net

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  2. This is really pretty!

    Brooke
    okicrafter@yahoo.com

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  3. Very pretty! I especially love the second card!

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  4. Lisa, OMG you did the most beautiful work. I loved. Thank you for be part of this wonderful tour.
    Martha Lucia Gomez
    http://stampartpapel.blogspot.com

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  5. Thanks for participating and for sharing your lovely projects. And, of course, for the chance to win your blog candy.

    lisawhs808 at aol dot com

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  6. I haven't used stencils too much, but these are so pretty. Have to give it a try!

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  7. I've not used the stencils much either....but you just may have made a FAN out of me!!!

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  8. Hi Lisa.....Great projects.
    scamfam4469@sbcglobal.net

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  9. I've been wanting to use the stencils - you've given me the inspiration to get moving on it!
    Janet Smith
    janetstamps@pacbell.net

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  10. Love your projects. Thanks for sharing. I especially love the one that you antiqued.

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  11. Lisa: What a beautiful job you did! And thank you for all your help on the RBT committee. I don't know what I would have done without you.

    Lucia Kaiser

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  12. You really use the stencils well..your work is beautiful...Barb...bjhrn1@gmail.com

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  13. Great projects. I haven't tried the stencils yet. Thanks for sharing.

    Roberta Smith
    roberta_smith@live.com

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  14. Great job with the stencils! I don't have any yet, but this really tempts me to! :) tfs

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  15. So Pretty! Thanks so much for sharing!
    Alicia

    great_treasures@comcast.net

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  16. I am so excited that someone has used stencils--I have not had the chance to try them. Your examples were wonderful. Dar

    djstamper2003 at yahoo dot com

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  17. I, too, don't have any of the stencils yet. You sure make them tempting!

    tabray@sbcglobal.net

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  18. delightful ideas for using the stencils! I especially love the background stamping on the scrapbook page - Wow is it striking! kittystamp7@yahoo.com

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  19. Your projects are so pretty. I've never tried these SU! stencils but they look very intriguing.Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win:-)
    Inky hugs,
    Janet
    janet@swofford.com

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  20. Your cards are lovely and the scrap page too. Love that stencil.

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  21. You did a beautiful job with the stencils. Thanks for a chance to win some blog candy.

    youiesmom@att.net

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  22. I would never think to do with this set all you've done with it to make it so beautiful! Thank you! Please enter me in your blog candy draw! Thanks, Beck (rrwing@juno.com)

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  23. I already wanted this stencil set, but after seeing your FAB samples, I want it even more! Will be back to see more of your beautiful creations. kit_marie09@yahoo.com

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  24. Your projects with the stencil set are stunning! If there was any doubt of the possibilities for this set, you have removed it! Thank you for sharing your time and talent!
    CAL8946 at HOTMAIL dot COM
    http://stampalley.blogspot.com

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  25. Love your projects. Especially the scrapbook page for the Ladies Tea. What a nice fundraiser! Would love to win this set.
    musicedmom1@yahoo.com
    Bea Lincoln

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  26. Nice job!
    Sarai

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  27. i definitely want to see the tutorials for these cards - they're beautiful.

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  28. I have wanted to try stencils. You did a great job. Thanks for blog candy offer.

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  29. Great projects, thanks for showing the stencils. Hope I win, I would love to try them.
    tdharris1@cox.net

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  30. Hi Lisa, Love your designs! Especially the second one. I'll be trying that myself! Thanks for being a part of this very special tour!

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  31. Beautiful projects! My favorite is the vintage style card. I hope I win the stencils so I can CASE that card! Thanks for the inspiration and a chance to win some great blog candy.
    nicoletugrul@yahoo.com

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  32. Your projects are beautiful! I love the idea of sending Mother's Day cards to the Ronald McDonald house!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing!!!

    xoxo
    Ola
    okj83 at live dot com

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  33. Love your use of the embossing folder!! Especially the second card!

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  34. Very pretty cards! Would love to win the stencils.

    Robbie

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  35. I really like how you use the stencils, like to try it myself. Thanks.

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  36. Not eligible for the drawing because I am a demo but definitely must comment on these lovey projects. I totally love the way you have used the stencil and I'll be back to see more.
    Marti Crapo

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  37. Lisa, your projects are so nice! That second card is a real WOW, though, and I love, love, love it. It is right up my alley.

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  38. Love the projects. Such elegant cards showing your talent. Thanks for sharing.

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  39. I really love all the samples you made for us to view. Thanks for sharing!


    karinssweetserendipity@gmail.com

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  40. Lisa, I love your use of the stencils with the Bella Toile b.g. stamp. Very nice page! ~Blythe

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  41. Love the stencils! TFS!
    Beth
    bethbeaty at earthlink dot net

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  42. Love your designs, thank you for sharing
    Gale
    gale.sewell@indwes.edu

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  43. Beautiful work. I love the card where you can add a picture. Thank you for be part of this wonderful tour and for sharing your talent with us.

    Cathleen McSorley
    cmcsor9101@aol.com

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  44. lovely castle royal princess I have never gotten any of the stencils but this makes me want them now thanks for sharing

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  45. Great Mother's Day card... the colors are so vibrant!

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  46. Never have been into stenciling before but a friend of mine said I have to try it. Your blog stop is additional inspiration as you did a fabulous job. Thanks for the chance to win your Elegant Trio Stencils!
    Kathy
    bdlakebum at yahoo dot com

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  47. Lisa, all of your projects are gorgeous!! I thought I had all the Decor Stencils, so now I am going back down to my studio after writing this to check out the catalog -- how did I miss this one??? Thank you so much for participating, love your work.
    Sandi Dailey
    gdailey@concentric.net

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  48. Those are beautiful! I definately want to try using the stencils now!
    Alex
    alexandriasnider at yahoo dot com

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  49. Your stencil projects are lovely, especially your mother's day card! Thanks so much!
    Sarahsc@comcast.net

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  50. Beautiful work! I love how you used the stencils in the cards.

    rhine01@knology.net

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  51. Your projects are amazing, they all look so beautiful. I really want to try the stencil technique.
    Katherine
    jnklee724@gmail.com

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