[Editor’s Note: Working with templates is hot hot hot right now in papercrafting, and who better to bring Scrapbook Update readers a tutorial on how to work with them than the designer of the hottest line of templates in the industry – Julie Fei-Fan Balzer! Many thanks to Julie for sharing her expertise with us!]
When May Flaum asked me to contribute a technique to her book, Scrapbook Workshop: The Best Techniques From Your Favorite Scrapbook Bloggers, I was incredibly flattered and then incredibly scared. I wanted to pick the absolute perfect technique that was going to be simply the most amazing thing in the whole world. Well, May gave me some good advice: She told me not to overcomplicate it and just do what came naturally to me.
The technique I share in the book is how to paint titles for your scrapbook. It’s something I love doing. And while it’s easy to do, I have run into a lot of people who hate their handwriting and want their titles to look like mine. And so I finally came up with a solution!
Earlier this year I teamed up with The Crafter’s Workshop to design a line of templates. Two of the eighteen templates are word masks. I used one…
Watch the video to learn three ways to stamp with your stencils!
I hope you’ll give it a try!
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