Thursday, December 9, 2010

It's a Dreamy Thursday!

It's Thursday, so that must mean we have some Dream Schemes over on the Dreamweaver Design Team!  This week, I'm going to follow the sketch from last week and show you another one of the new stencils done in a Christmasy way.

 
Here's the next new Valentine stencil:

 
 
By the way, you can order this stencil and last weeks stencil through your local craft store that carries Dreamweaver products.  Everyone who takes my Friday night class will get one of these for FREE!
 
 
This stencil is called Love Birds and they are supposed to be sitting on a heart shaped wreath.  See it?  Beautiful, huh?!  Well, if you wanted to make these Christmasy....

 
 
Make them into partridges and add little holly berries onto the wreath.  Add some bling and people will overlook the idea that this could actually be for Valentine's Day.  Now, it just looks Christmasy!  Of course, you could play off of the 'two calling birds' idea too!  Those little tendrils of color on the paper, that's from the stencil too!  Just some ink and a stipple brush will get you that look!
 
Oh and I have a secret about this card too.... I actually used YELLOW paste for this stencil.  YUP!  Not white but yellow!  If you look closer, you can see that the birds have a slight bit of yellow on their bodies, that's just the paste!  So, next time you are looking to paste with your stencils and you look at your stash, think OUTSIDE of the box! These stencils are extremely versatile and the pastes, they can be changed to suit your needs too!
 
Here are both cards, ready for Friday night's Dreamweaver Holiday Cards class at the Scrapbook Cupboard:
 
 

Now don't forget to go visit some of the other talented ladies blogs.  We have:


 And of course the Dreamweaver Stencils blog as well:  Dreamweaver Blog.


10 comments:

Lynell Harlow / Dreamweaver Stencils said...

I LOVE how you added the little berries to make this Christmasy. Beautiful card Kim!

Deborah March said...

Oooohhhh, WISH I could come to your class!! Lovely cards Ms Kim!

Wendy said...

You are awesome!!! Great cards!! Yellow paste? Love it!!!! Have a super day!!

Terrece said...

I love the way you stenciled the foliage on your card as background. The colors and so warm. Very creative! I also wish I could take your class.

Georgia said...

Kim you really do think outside the box, I love it. Again you have me looking at my stencils in a different way.
Thanks for all your great inspiration.

Cin said...

I can so see this stencil being used for weddings and Valentine's Day. You did a wonderful job on matching all the colours.

Pam Hornschu said...

You are having too much fun changing up these stencils! What a great idea using this stencil for Christmas as well!

Louise said...

Very creative to make them partridges! Great job.

Kristi said...

super cool way to use heart/valentine stencils! awesome

Liz Martin said...

Very clever, Kim. Such a creative use of the stencil.