How to Use TCW Stencils to Create a Scrapbook Page Layout

TCW design team member tami sanders, shows you how to create a custom scrapbook page to show off your photo. stencils from The Crafter's Workshop make it easy to add an artistic touch to your page.

How to Use TCW Stencils to Create a Scrapbook Page Layout
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tape cardstock down to work surface, then tape Labyrinth stencil down over cardstock.

tape cardstock down to work surface, then tape Labyrinth stencil down over cardstock.

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apply Golden Gel Medium to stencil design with paintbrush.

apply Golden Gel Medium to stencil design with paintbrush.

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remove stencil and let gel medium dry. it will act as a resist when you add colors over the design. {aqua color leached from permanent marker residue on stencil - BONUS! element}

remove stencil and let gel medium dry. it will act as a resist when you add colors over the design. {aqua color leached from permanent marker residue on stencil - BONUS! element}

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spritz cardstock lightly with Sky dye ink spray; focusing color towards upper right and center of page.

spritz cardstock lightly with Sky dye ink spray; focusing color towards upper right and center of page.

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next, scribble on some Snow Cone gelatos, keeping color roughly in same area as spray.

next, scribble on some Snow Cone gelatos, keeping color roughly in same area as spray.

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use paintbrush with some water to move and blend color.

use paintbrush with some water to move and blend color.

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lightly run paper towel over resist areas to remove excess color and inks.

lightly run paper towel over resist areas to remove excess color and inks.

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cardstock page so far.

cardstock page so far.

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next, use Chlorophyll stencil and light lime color in Petal Point pad applied using Stylus & Tips to add leaf design across bottom left corner of page.

next, use Chlorophyll stencil and light lime color in Petal Point pad applied using Stylus & Tips to add leaf design across bottom left corner of page.

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blend in some lime and green ink to finish leaves.

blend in some lime and green ink to finish leaves.

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finished leaves.

finished leaves.

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try photo on page to see where to add accent elements.

try photo on page to see where to add accent elements.

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scribble some gelatos on scrap page to create soft brown color.

scribble some gelatos on scrap page to create soft brown color.

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add water to paintbrush and blend colors.

add water to paintbrush and blend colors.

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use blended paint and Tribal Triangles stencil to add accent designs to bottom left and top right corners.

use blended paint and Tribal Triangles stencil to add accent designs to bottom left and top right corners.

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design added.

design added.

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with photo on layout, place Diamond Lattice stencil over layout and tape down once you are happy with its placement.

with photo on layout, place Diamond Lattice stencil over layout and tape down once you are happy with its placement.

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use brown marker to outline designs.

use brown marker to outline designs.

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layout with diamond designs added.

layout with diamond designs added.

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darken and add shading to some lines to add a hand drawn look to the stenciled designs.

darken and add shading to some lines to add a hand drawn look to the stenciled designs.

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you can also add some descriptive words in the spaces in the stenciled designs to customize your page.

you can also add some descriptive words in the spaces in the stenciled designs to customize your page.

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add some long washi tape strips below photo and a few short ones at bottom right.

add some long washi tape strips below photo and a few short ones at bottom right.

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ink chipboard circle using lime pigment ink.

ink chipboard circle using lime pigment ink.

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use darker green applied using Stylus & Tips to distress edges.

use darker green applied using Stylus & Tips to distress edges.

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dip canvas letters in blue dye ink to color.

dip canvas letters in blue dye ink to color.

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then ink letters using lavender pigment ink to closer match color of large chipboard letter.

then ink letters using lavender pigment ink to closer match color of large chipboard letter.

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use paper towel to dab letters to remove excess ink.

use paper towel to dab letters to remove excess ink.

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tie twine onto chipboard circle.

tie twine onto chipboard circle.

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place chipboard circle and chipboard letters at bottom right of layout. glue down once you are happy with placement.

place chipboard circle and chipboard letters at bottom right of layout. glue down once you are happy with placement.

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finished layout... for more great projects visit the TCW DT on the TCW Blog: http://www.thecraftersworkshop.com/blog --- visit tami sanders * paper crafter at: www.tamisanders.com

finished layout... for more great projects visit the TCW DT on the TCW Blog: www.thecraftersworkshop.com/b… --- visit tami sanders * paper crafter at: www.tamisanders.com

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