Hello! My name is Julie Fei-Fan Balzer and I’m the designer behind the Balzer Designs line of Crafter’s Workshop stencils. I love stenciling and I’m delighted to be sharing that passion with you! Look for posts from me on this blog once a month.
I love using molding (also known as modeling) paste through my stencils! Today I’m going to show you two projects that use the exact same technique with the exact same stencil.
First up: a scrapbook page. I’m usually known for my super bright and colorful projects, but today I wanted to share a layout with you that’s mostly monochromatic. In fact, the only colorful thing about it is the background paper.
I used molding paste through the Stick Flowers stencil…
…over an old piece of patterned paper that I no longer liked. By mostly masking the paper, I turned it into something that I now love!
I used the same technique on my art journal cover!
This time I used gold molding paste over a background that was painted red. A super duper easy way to jazz up the cover of my journal with very little effort.
Molding paste is a great way to make your stenciling really stand out! And I particularly like how it looks with a stencil like “Stick Flowers” that has plenty of open space to let the molding paste shine!
Talk to you again next month!