Tuesday, June 2, 2015

This one is for Rae Missigman and a TIP!

So many stencils so few hours......


Today I'm talking Rae Missigman!
When I saw these stencils come into StencilGirl I knew it was in LOVE at first site. 
I already LOVED working with Rae (she is just the sweetest, kind person)....but these stencils???? 
Pure bunch of amazing HAPPY!!!!

So many ideas in my head for them!
Today I will show you one and give you a tip when using her stencils and then I'll be back on Thursday with another Art Journal page I made. 
Below are some close-ups of the above page.
I did this page in a 

Fabriano EcoQua Notebook. I absolutely love working in these journals. They are soft bound, stapled and not really Art Journals per se, but for some reason I feel like I don't have to be perfect in them which gives me the freedom.


For being only 6" x 8" it gives me the perfect amount of space to experiment. As a matter of fact, I used EVERY one of Rae's 15!!! 4" x 4" stencils on this ONE page!


Ready for a TIP??
Rae's stencils are small and lovely and you get both parts, the stencil and the mask! But.....if you loose things like I do, you might want to try what I did.
I used an old plastic case I had in my stash. It is similar to a CD case. I keep all the stencils and mask parts in it and that way no missing parts! It is super small and I can throw it in my bag to take these with me to create on the go!

Thanks for stopping by!





12 comments :

  1. Gorgeous colors and dimensions!! Love that you used all of Rae's mini stencils on this!
    And that tip is GREAT! I do have an empty CD case that's going to be put to good use now! Thanks for the tip!

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  2. oops can't tell if my comment posted. This one may be a duplicate. Awesome page and love your tip on storing the smaller stencils/masks.

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  3. Absolutely joyful and playful and full of joy! Did I mention joyful?

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  4. Love your page... so much fun going on here! And what a fantastic tip about the plastic case! I need to do that... such a great idea.

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  5. Great idea,Maria! Thanks for sharing that - also, I love your pages you made with her stencils…so happy, and yes, like Carolyn said, joyful! Oh, let us not forget FUN! I bought these stencils right after they became available and so far I haven't been ready to take them off my desk yet, but I do love the idea of the plastic case for them - perfect!

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  6. This is gorgeous Maria! Just gorgeous! Loving all those colors! I LOVE your tip too! I put each one of mine in a small clear envelope and put all the envelopes in a clear zipper pencil pouch! I love this idea of your hard cd case! Going to have to wrangle one up! Thanks for sharing your time and talent with us! xx Rae

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  7. Great idea about putting the stencils in a case, duh! I need to go do that right now as a matter of fact. Love your page, it is so dimensional!

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