Boughs Metal Stencil by Janelle Stollfus

  1. Place Boughs Metal Stencil over a trimmed 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 inch Mixed Media White Paper and tape on all side onto a flat surface.
  2. Place embossing paste along the long side of the stencil with a palette knife.
  3. Holding the Paste Spreader at a 30 - 45 degree angle smooth embossing paste across stencil filling in design, return clean unused paste to the container, clean rim and close immediately.
  4. Remove stencil and clean immediately in a flat bottomed container with warm soapy water and a soft brush. Clean palette knife and spreader.
  5. When the paste is dry, carefully rub Gelatos onto stenciled design. Use water and a paintbrush to color in the design. Branches - Green Tea and Spearmint with spots of Cotton Candy. Ornament hanger - Mango. Top ornament - Red Cherry, Bubblegum, Cotton Candy, and Lime. Middle ornament - Lavender and Grape. Bottom ornament - Bubblegum and Watermelon. 
  6. Make vertical strips of Texture Gems Ice on branches and sprinkle with Vintage Twinkle Glitter. Tap off excess and return to container.
  7. Glue onto colored cardstock base.
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Also uses these supplies:

  • My Colors Cardstock by My Mind's Eye
  • Gelatos® by Faber-Castell® (Mango, Red Cherry, Bubblegum, Cotton Candy, Lime, Lavender, Grape, Watermelon, Green Tea, Spearmint)
  • Texture Gems™ Ice by Faber-Castell®
  • Round Watercolor Brush
  • 1/2" Removable Tape by 3M®
  • ZipDry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

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