Layers of Triangles and Stencil storage

Hi Everyone, I’m here checking in from a weekend retreat I am attending.  I have been having lots of fun meeting lots of ladies I have known online for many years, being inspired, learning in classes and having LOADS of fun!  Each year this retreat has a theme, and it became evident very early that Triangles were all the go!

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The Crafter’s Workshop has triangles featured in a number of stencils and today I chose three to have a little fun with in different ways creating some wonderful layers of triangles.

CaptureI also added some triangle chipboard pieces to add a little dimension to the page

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Here are some more detailed pictures of the page so you can get up close and personal.

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This layering technique would work with so many different shapes?  What shapes would you like to try?  Some of my favourites are circles and squares. I would love to hear your favourites or ideas so leave a comment and let me know.

As part of going away for a crop this week I decided to get all my 6 x 6″ stencils organised as I was flying interstate for this one.  I couldn’t bear not to take them but I just knew having them in some folders would be so much easier to manage.  Each stencil was put in one of the pockets on their own in numerical order.  I labelled the pocket with the name and the stencil code by writing with a permanent marker on each one.   folder open

On the front of each folder I also added the stencils contained in that folder.

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How do you store your stencils?  I store both my 12 x 12″ and 6 x 6″ in pockets like this.  I would love to hear how you might store yours or if I’ve possibly given you an idea on how you could store the. Leave a comment or share a pic on our Facebook page and let me know.

Hope you love my share today!!

Beck Beattie

The Crafters Workshop

Design Team Member

7 thoughts on “Layers of Triangles and Stencil storage

  1. Absolutely love your how-to store your 6 x 6 … I don’t know yet what kind of binder you use but I’ll look around to find something.

    However, I doubt I can find some for the 12 x 12 … Any idea where I can find one?

  2. Beck, I would love to know where you got your book of pockets. Online? I carry mine in a 12×12 paper carrier- not the best way.

    This is a neat stencil- so many patterns. I really like what you did to the blue and pink triangles making them dimensional.

    1. Hi vicki, I am not sure where to buy these books online in the US, but they were just in our local office supplies store. I know 8.5 x 11 ones are really common here so that might be an option. I also keep my 12 x 12 ones in a ring binder in pockets also 🙂 bit behind in putting those away so I will be onto it shortly!

  3. WOW!!! Love how you’ve used the washi to section off a triangle section. Awesome design….. you rock xx

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