3 Easy Ways to Use the NEW Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set

by Terri

Hi there crafty friends, Terri here! Today, I am sharing a post focusing on the new Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set.

I am sharing 3 ways to incorporate the stenciled pattern into your card making and as the seasons are starting to change I thought it would be fun to use an autumnal color palette.

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set

Create a beautiful floral background in only three steps. This stencil set features a playful pattern of scattered flowers. Fill in each layer with a single color for a quick background or use our Detailed Blending Brushes to color each element individually for a more sophisticated result.

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set Card Project

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set Card Projects

The crisp dye ink pads I am using for all of the cards are Red Jasper, Rhodolite, Raw Amber, and Green Opal. I love the warm cozy feel of these colors together.

All Over Stenciled Background

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set Card Projects

My first card uses the Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set to create an all-over stenciled background.

I placed the stencil over a piece of Classic Crest Solar White 80lb Cardstock.  I added my chosen colors using a soft blending brush. I started with the leaves and used Green Opal ink. I then added the flowers with Raw Amber and Rhodolite Ink. I chose to use Red Jasper for the little dots and some white pigment ink for the centers of the red flowers.

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set Card Projects

I set the background aside to work on the sentiment, I thought it would be nice to use the More Than Words Stamp Set as it has a lovely soft feminine style.

I stamped the sentiment in Rhodolite ink onto a white piece of cardstock. I then added this to a strip of Forest Glades Cardstock and adhered it to my stenciled panel using my trusty Altenew Glue Tape.

I felt like the background need a little something so I added a few enamel dots from the Green Meadows Set to the centers of some of the flowers.

Eclipse Sentiment

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set

My second card uses an eclipse technique, where the sentiment is cut from the background, raised, and placed back.

Again, I started by stenciling the pattern in the same way I did for the first card. I cut the stenciled panel to measure 2.75″ by 5.5″.

I then grabbed my Caps Bold Alphabet Dies and added the dies to spell out “Hugs” in the stenciled panel.

I then ran it through my die-cut machine; making sure to catch all of the pieces as they came out. I then cut the letters twice more from white cardstock and adhered them all together to create thick faux veneer-style letters.

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set

I added the stenciled background to a piece of Forest Glades Cardstock and adhered it to an A2 notecard. I then added the letters using foam tape. I decided to add them with a slight drop shadow so that the green card below stood out more.

Next, I cut my sub-sentiment using the Sweet Sentiments Die Set and added it to the card. I love how the bold letters and the smaller ornate words juxtapose.

Focal Die-Cut Panel

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set

My final card uses a piece of the stenciled background left over from the previous card as a die-cut panel. (Waste not, want not as my Nan used to say!)

I cut the stenciled piece using the Nesting Slim Labels Die Set. I added it to a panel, which was embossed using the Forest Glades Cardstock and Garden Harmony 3D Embossing Folder. I cut it to measure 3.75″ by 5.5″ and then adhered it to a white A2 card base.

Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set

I decided that the card needed a bold sentiment as there were a lot of “girly” florals going on.

After much deliberation, I settled on the Mega Label Love Stamp Set. I stamped the words “Happy” and “Birthday” onto a smooth white cardstock using Raw Amber Ink. I then placed them onto my card using foam tape.

Before you go, check out some of the amazing paper crafting projects by our design team and guest designers using the Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set!

ALT Blooming FLower Bed Mega Thanks 1 Emily Midgett

Altenew Blooming Flower Bed Fine Alphabet Die Tilded Chevrond 3D Adriana Arminio

Altenew Blooming Flower Bed Fine Alphabet Die Adriana Arminio

Altenew blooming Flower Bed Well Read Stamp Set Michelle Burnier

Altenew Blooming Flower Bed Building Stencil Set Lorena Brougher

Altenew Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set 3 in 1 Jenny Martin

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ALTENEW BLOOMING FLOWER BED STENCIL Sept22 Nathalie DeSousa

Altenew BloomingFlowerBedStencil1 Disha Jain

Altenew Blooming flower bed builder stencil Fancy thanks die Mugdha Gujarathi

Altenew Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set A Seeka

Altenew Blooming Flower Bed fancy for you Terri Koszler

I hope you've enjoyed today's post. The Blooming Flower Bed Stencil Set is such a versatile set! I'm really pleased with how the cards have turned out and now I have a matching set that I can gift to a friend.  Please leave a comment below letting me know which card is your favorite.

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8 comments

Renee V September 25, 2022 - 14:19

Really gorgeous and inspiring cards! My faves are the first two – the color combos, shading and designs just really works :)

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Altenew September 26, 2022 - 19:13

We’re glad you like them, Renee! We’d love to see your take on these projects, too!

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Cindy C. September 25, 2022 - 14:56

Impressive! Thanks for showing us these various ways to use the pretty stencil set!!

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Altenew September 26, 2022 - 19:14

You’re welcome! This stencil is definitely a must-have!

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Denise Bryant September 25, 2022 - 16:53

I just love this stencil set! Lots of pretty possibilities! Beautiful cards!

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Altenew September 26, 2022 - 19:14

It’s definitely a must-have! Thank you so much!

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Traci Maia Starkweather September 26, 2022 - 08:59

What beautiful cards! It is always nice to be able to change things up!

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Altenew September 26, 2022 - 19:15

Thank you! The possibilities are endless!

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