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Shaped stencils are the perfect way to create one-of-a-kind embellishments. Gelatos, water, and a little blending can be used for a shimmery watercolor look.

ONE • Using a marker (like a Sharpie fine point), trace the stencil on cardstock. Cut out, leaving a small border around the shape. TWO • Color in the traced shape with gelatos. THREE • Add water with a paintbrush, smoothing, blending. Repeat twice, adding more color and blending, letting it dry in between. FOUR • Add glimmer with a glitter pen. (The gelatos I used had a bit of shimmer already). FIVE • Add to project with foam squares. Slight curling from the water is a win-win.

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Patterned paper: Elle’s Studio; cardstock: American Crafts; stickers: American Crafts, Elle’s Studio; wood veneer: Elle’s Studio; tags: Elle’s Studio; enamel dots: My Mind’s Eye; ribbon: Maya Road; gelatos: FaberCastell; punch: Martha Stewart.

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CREATE: Issue 15, July 2015  

Scrapbook pages, cards, embellishments and more featuring Scrapbook Generation's exclusive sketches. Featured manufacturers: Bazzill and We...

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