Today's card was inspired by a fun challenge over at
The CAS Stencil ....to stencil over patterned paper.
Something I had never even thought to do....
I have had this two part metal stencil for ages, so I thought I would make a masculine card.
Layer one - Blending a couple of shades of brown inks.
Layer two - Copper embossing paste.
A little foiling for the hands and the top of the watch.
I also stamped and heat embossed in copper the circles and around the edges
and finished off with stamping the sentiment three times.
What a great way to use up some of my hoarded paper.
I am looking at my patterned paper in a whole different way now......
Thank you ladies for the inspiration x.
Challenges I would love to enter....
CAS Stencil - Stencil over patterned paper
Watercooler Wednesday - Heidi's Masculine Card
Uniko Challenge #55 without the optional twist
The circle stamp and the sentiment are by Uniko
Mac, I love the effect of the embossing paste and foil with the two step stencil. stunning card :)
That copper effect looks brilliant.
you've managed to put the two perfect pieces together. The watch and the funky paper. Beautiful.
So creative Mac, love your design and colours, Kate x x
WOW! This is really stunning! You've done a beautiful job with the stenciling and choice of papers to do it with! Like you, I never thought to do this myself and now I'm inspired to give it a try!! :) The foil over the clock is really gorgeous as well! Nicely done my friend!! HUGS
Fabulous stenciling! I love that you used ink blending and embossing paste for lovely texture and depth. Very nice card. We are so pleased that you joined us this week at Watercooler Wednesday.
You certainly know how to combine textures and colors, Mac. I am always WOWed upon visiting your blog, and feel so inspired by your creations. They truly are lovely, and this masculine creation is especially wonderful. hugs, de
Wonderful CAS card, Mac. The stencilling looks great over the patterned paper. xx
Your stencilling looks like it is part of the pattern paper. Always amazed at your ability to combine the different products/techniques so seamlessly. Awesome masculine card. x
Thank YOU for the inspiration, Mac. Your card is brilliant!!!!!! Hugs, my friend.
Well done, Mac!! Love the stenciling over the patterned paper, especially the use of the foil. And the way you stamped the sentiment 3 times is perfect.
I never thought of that, either, but need to give it a try. More inspiration I can use--thanks, Mac!
Wow what stunning design love that gorgeous stencil and background.xx
Great masculine card Mac, your stencil treatment of the fob watch on the PP is fantastic and I love how you 'twisted' the sentiment Thanks for sharing with CAS Stencil, Robyn
Awesome masculine card Mac! Love your double layered stenciling of the watch ... so cool with the copper accents. I'm so happy you enjoyed the challenge and are looking at your patterned paper in a whole new way! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card with us at CAS Stencil! xx
Oh what a stunner Mac - love the bronze touches and the foiled highlights on the watch.
Can't belie e that clock is a stencil, it's fab! And how striking you've made it with the use of metallics. Thanks for playing at Uniko, hope to see you join in with future challenges too.
This is the perfect background paper, Mac! Love the copper details of the watch! A wonderful masculine card, my friend!
Gorgeous copper stenciling over your beautiful patterned paper, Mac. I agree, I had never thought to use patterned paper for stenciling either:-) TFS and joining us at CAS Stencil. Your clock is a beauty! Hugs..Nancy
Why is it such a revelation to stencil over patterned paper? I have no idea but now I have a new favourite technique and I get to use the stash of patterned paper that I have hoarded. This card is wonderful, you have created such a great finish with the embossing and foiling. Thanks for returning to your blog with 2 really great cards xx
Stunning work Mac, love the colours..texture and wonderful design.
You have done it again M - created something fabulous with a piece of designer paper dies and embossing. What a spectacular CAS card. The choice of paper is perfect as is the sentiment and the copper circles. Nice touch with the foiled hands. I must try some foiling one day as I bought some at a recent show.
PS Love seeing you back in the crafting circle again. It's 'braw' hehe You know what it means.
Great use of the pp, you pulled off the challenge wonderfully!
Beautifully CAS and the watch looks amazing. I really like the touch of bronze that you've used, it looks great on the watch and frames your design perfectly x
Oh, what a great stencil that is - and I just love the textured look you've given it, and especially the coppery detailing - fabulous! It's easy to forget that patterned paper is just paper after all... and adding mixed media effects can make it even better. Great card, and not just masculine I'd say - I'd father receive this than something pink and frilly!
Wonderful card Mac, the stencilled design looks like part of the pattern on the paper! Fabulous stencilling, Cathy x
Just gorgeous, Mac. Love the foil over the clock. Love the texture and the copper goes so well with this pretty paper.
You make the best masculine cards and the transformation from the DP to the finished result is fabulous!
You had the perfect stencil for your DP theme Mac! a wonderful masculine card design! thanks for joining us in the CAS Stencil Challenge! xx
The clock looks stunning. I love how the metallic paste formed the outline of the clock. He looks like an antique grandfather clock ... Amazing male card.
Such a cool masculine card, Mac! Love the layered stenciled watch. The shine of the copper embossing is wonderful. The patterned paper has a totally new look with the stenciling and stamping.
Your stencilling looks fab, I thought it was an embellishment at first.
Thanks for sharing at Uniko. :)
Great job with the stenciling, the clock looks amazing. Thank you for playing along with the Uniko challenge xx
How have I missed this! Love the way you've used the stencil! This is a brilliant masculine card and I love it. Sending hugs, Angela xXx
Wonderful use of the patterned paper, we all tend to hold onto our papers and pads far too long.. nice to see you have brought it out to party! What a super stencil and useful two part design, that copper paste brings out it's fine detail magnificently. A Stunning celebratory card.
Hugs Tracey xx
looks awesome...I love cards with clocks, watches on them especially the vintage ones.
I love this technique. What a crisp impression and that background pattern paper couldn't be more perfect. Beautiful Mac xx
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