Die Stenciling with Yana Smakula



Hi friends! Happy Monday! Please join me in welcoming back the fantastic Yana Smakula to our blog as a guest today! She has used three of our exclusive dies (Balloon Bouquet, Floret Frame, & Bird of Roses) as stencils or masks to be the focal point of her trio of cards! You really could use any of your favorite die cut outs for this technique! I’m really loving her Doll Pink and Duckling color combination! It’s so fresh and springy!

Be sure to watch the video, and enjoy!

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Thanks for reading, and thanks to Yana for being our guest!


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  1. I haven’t done much with stencils but the video encourages me
    to give it a try.
    Love the coloring.
    thanks for sharing.

  2. I never thought about using dies as stencils. I’m going right back to my die stash to see what I can do today!

  3. Yana always makes beautiful cards and these are lovely. Love the technique and want to try it to use my dies in a new way. Also, thanks so much…just saw my name as a winner of some blog candy. How exciting is this??? Makes my day! :)

  4. I love this technique and have several dies in mind to try it with. Thanks for the inspiration, I do love your videos.

  5. Super stenciling – I have to add this to my list of crafting ideas – thanks for sharing the video and have a blessed week!
    Congrats to all of the blog candy winners – I am so blessed to be among them – email was sent – thank you so much!

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