I am continuing to debut my new Ronda Palazzari Designs/The Crafter's Workshop stencils. I am so excited to share with you these new releases, including 14 new stencils & 10 brand new "Ronda's Fragments." These new little masks pack a punch, perfect for art journaling, gelli prints, tags, project life, scrapbooking, cards, & much much more. i have been working hard to bring you creative inspiration along with new videos! Today's
stencils are Wildflowers (TCW 433) and Ripples (TCW 431).
Wildflowers is quite possibly my favorite stencil from this release. Of course i reserve the right to change my mind. These hand-drawn beauties remind me of hiking in the Rocky Mountains to stumble aross beautiful meadows full of wildflowers mixed in with green foliage. There is something magical about it, peaceful & serene so i couldn't resist drawing them out for a stencil.
These wildflowers look great in both the 12x12" larger size and 6x6" petite size.
This stencil looks great on cards, tags, mixed media pieces, and of course a layout. i used both sizes on the layout of the same name. i painted the watercolor on the background first and then added the larger flowers using some Caran d'Arche NeoColorII. i added the little purple flowers using Ranger Archival inks and a blending tool.
Have you ever touched the water just to see how many ripples are made with one single poke? It reminds me of childhood and playing with my brothers and sisters around the pond near our house. Just like those beautiful childhood memories, Ripples brings a lot of fun & beauty to any project. It is one of those great background stencils in many different ways and create beautiful motifs.
How adorable is the Ripples stencil in the 6x6" size? The 12x12" size has great open spaces that are begging to be filled with color & design.
i used the 12x12" stencil on this Courage layout with some of Wendy Vecchi's clear embossing paste and some gold star glitter found in Cocoa Daisy's April kit. Once it was dry, i added watercolors to make the in-between stand out. Totally love how it turned out and will be doing that again.
So very excited to tell you about a new book called Pinterest Perfect! from Walter Foster Publishing. In this book you will find many inspiring step-by-step projects from various artists including yours truly! More details coming early next week along with an awesome giveaway. Pinterest Perfect! will be released on May 1st first but you can always pre-order the book now!
Happy Friday Everyone!
PS: Only a couple seats left in the Art of Pen Pals online class that begins in May. Jump in and get back to the beautiful art of letter writing!