Quick & Simple Cards – Penguin Palace Kaleidoscope Stencils 360

Hello and welcome back crafty friends! Today I’m showcasing the new Kaleidoscope Stencils 360 from Penguin Palace. If you haven’t seen the Stencils 360 before, it’s a super cool circular stenciling tool that opens up a world of possibilities, there’s a great video all about it here.

I started with a 6 x 6 inch piece of white cardstock so it fit nicely in the 6 inch template for the Stencils 360. I used the 6 inch guide ring with the Stencils 360, and inked the Kaleidoscope stencil every 60 degrees.

For the first card, I blended candied apple distress ink toward the center of the stencil and switched to carved pumpkin toward the outside to get an ombre look. I cut the stenciled panel down to just under 4 ½ x 4 ½ inches and mounted it onto a top-folding 4 ½ inch square card base. I stamped and Copic colored the little volcano from the Aloha Hawaii stamp set and cut it out with the coordinating die. With Versamark ink, I stamped and white heat embossed the “I lava you” sentiment from the same set onto a black sentiment strip. To finish the card off I adhered the volcano and sentiment strip toward the center of the card.

I followed the same process for the second card. This time I blended (from the center, outward) mermaid lagoon, salty ocean, and tumbled glass distress inks. The elephant and sentiment are from the Beautiful Africa stamp set.

I hope you enjoy these clean and simple cards – they were SO fun to make and would be great to mass produce with all sorts of little stamped images!

Don’t forget to visit the Penguin Palace blog this week (22 Mar to 27 Mar) for fun projects, prizes, and to pre-order (any purchase of 80CAD+ (~65USD+) will get a free gift)!

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