Thursday, March 21, 2024

Double Duty 2024 - Use a Stencil

In January of 2021, my stamping comrades Barb and Kelly and I debuted a new series/challenge. Double Duty was Barb's idea... and it is a GREAT idea! I've had so much fun with this series. Thanks for inviting me to play along, Barb!

This is Barb's description of the Double Duty concept...

Each month, we get to pick a stamp set from a predetermined company. Then, we will use that one stamp set and make two cards from the set.  Different images and sentiments from the same set can be used, or use the same image two different ways—Double Duty either way!  But, as an added challenge, one item must be used on both cards—same color cardstock, same ribbon, same stencil, same something.  Double Duty Again!  Post both cards on your blog on the same day—the 22nd of each month.  See-Double Duty again!  Have fun getting doubly inky each month with a different stamp company.  Let’s have fun!

Over the past year, things have changed a bit in who's participating, but not in the instructions. This year's Double Duty crafters are Barb, Carol, Darlene, and me.

This month's we're doing something a little different. Instead of a stamp company we are using a stencil - any stencil; any company - as the focal part of a card. A sentiment is permissible, but no stamped images.

Oh, and I'm a day early, since tomorrow is a busy day on my blog.

I used the Gina K Designs Tranquil Lotus Stencil.

Card #1

Taylored Expressions Inks: Bubblegum, Dill Pickle, and Mango

Card #2

Taylored Expressions Inks: Blue Raspberry, Cookie Monster, and Dill Pickle

The thing/s that are the same on both cards (as per the challenge specifications) are: I used the same color of green ink on both cards and each one also has 5 little pearls.

Let's check out the other Double Duty cards, too...




Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Supplies Used

Stencil/Inks: Gina K Tranquil Lotus Stencil and Taylored Expressions Inks (Blue Raspberry, Bubblegum, Cookie Monster, Dill Pickle, and Mango

Papers: Accent Opaque 120# White and SU Cucumber Crush, Pretty Peacock and Sweet Sorbet CS 

Dies: Birch Press Big Hello Sugar Script, Honey Bee Sweet Stack Rectangles, and Unity Chic Script Hello

Embellishments: Amazon Nail Art Pearls


World of Michael Trent said...

WOW. Love these 2 cards. Great job.

Carol W said...

Wow Jeanette these are both great cards. Fun colors.

kiwimeskreations said...

What a striking pair of cards Jeanette - wonderful colours and use of the stencil

Darlene LeTavec said...

Jeanette, your cards are amazing! Such drastically different cards from exactly the same stencil! I just love that!

Barb said...

These are so pretty. I love the stencil you picked and the colors are perfect! Well Done!

Mary Marsh said...

Your stencil work is beautiful Jeannette- and I love the ink colors you used.