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Altenew Educators "Style it with Stencils" Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

Today I am very excited to be part of another Altenew Educator Blog Hop and Linky Party - if you have come from Teri's fantastic blog you are on the right track. Welcome to Mes cartes à moi, my blog - I hope you will stay a while and have a look around before hopping on!Using color pencils with stencils might not be the first thing that comes into mind but this medium gives a fun hand drawn effect that is not difficult to achieve, let's dive right in!For my first card I used the Layered Dahlia stencils A and B on Pale Gray card stock, this card stock has a little bit of tooth which makes it perfect for color pencils.

I basically scribbled Prisma Color (use any kind of color pencils you have) pencils through the openings in the stencil, layering colors through the two stencils. My first try was a bit pale so I went in again adding more pressure on the pencil to get a deeper color, it was very easy to align the stencil and no problem with the stencil slipping like you might have …

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