Stencil Blog Hop – What’s The Point Stencil



Welcome to my 6th Stencil  Blog Hop! This time I invited 5 wonderful artist friends to hop along with me and show case my StencilGirl Product What’s The Point Stencil. It is a 9×12 inch stencil.



And I give away one What’s The Point Stencil! Comment here for an entry into this giveaway! And if you also comment on all the other listed blogs I will  give you an entry into the giveaway for each blog you comment on–how cool is that! You have six chances to win it. Leave a comment on each of the listed blogs and on my blog  and let us know how you like the projects and I will pick randomly one lucky winner. You have time to comment till September 3, 2013 – midnight EST.

 Edited on September 23, 2013: Congratulations to Jean A Marmo- you win the stencil- please contact me till October 10, 2013 with your snail mail addy so I can have this send out to you :) – Nat

Here are my friends joining me this time :

Jamie Dougherty: my wonderful mixed media artist friend from California- check also out her latest painted skateboards…too die for!

Carolyn Dube: who rocked the StandUp Bass last week already!

Andrea Gomoll: my super talented German friend from Berlin – we taught and organized a couple workshops together and she is one of my old Craft Mafia Gang Memberfriends;)

Marsha Valk: from The Netherlands who does AMAZING projects and photos and who I know pretty long now too :)

Maria McGuire: Let’s see what this talented lady does this week- she always surprises me with out of the box and cool projects!!!


What’s the point about this stencil? Man…there is never enough dots- LOL. I love dots – and I use them all the time to tie things together – and I love the possibility of a nice background with it.  Check out some samples here:

Bildschirmfoto 2013-08-14 um 16.25.12


Here is what I created for today:



I played a bit in my art journal -first creating a background with PanPastels.



Then I placed the stencil on top of the panpastel background and used an eraser through the stencil.



Here you can see how this erased the panpastel through the stencil. I fixated the background afterwards.



Then I added some old sewing pattern paper on top here and there and blended that in with some acrylic inks- as you can see..this lets the dots still shine through.



After spicing it up a bit here and there with stamps I used some Heavy Body Paint and applied this for texture over the Stencil too.



So much fun to layer it with different media to get some depth on an art journal page



Here are the supplies I used:


Now hop on over to my friends and check what they did and comment for some changes to win the stencil :)

Jamie Dougherty

Carolyn Dube

Andrea Gomoll

Marsha Valk

Maria McGuire


Have a wonderful day





Comments (71)

  • Michelle Logan


    Oh there are somany things you could do with this stencil you have me all excited! Off to hop!
    Love what you have created by the way, the colours are awesome!


  • Micki Harper


    Ooooohhhhh PanPastels – duh. Never thought to use these with stencils and I lOOOOVe that stencil. The eraser technique with the PP is awesome. LOVE it. (I’m so going home after work and playing with PanPastels and stencils….. :-) )


  • Lillian


    im in love with dots and circles and love to see all the differnt ways everyone uses it


  • Gina Sismilich


    I love that patterned stencil! Circles of any size are a favorite. I also love the idea of erasing the PanPastels through the stencil. Wonderful pages.


  • Ursula


    wieder ein wunderbarer stencil und eine prima Umsetzung – aber beim vorletzten Foto dachte ich schon, du hättest jetzt auch die Marmelade noch mit eingearbeitet *LOL*
    LG Ulla


  • Terry Larsen


    Love the stencil. Looks like lots of fun to use! Thanks!!


  • Jean A Marmo


    Done Hopping!! LOVE seeing how everyone used this stencil. It is amazing!!!


    • Nathalie Kalbach


      Congratulations Jean you won the What’s the Point Stencil :) Please contact me with your snail mail addy so it can get send out to you. Nat


  • Suzanne


    Thank you Nathalie for again a wonderful stencil. I have to take my hands on it!!! And thank you for inspiration.


  • Barbara Poe


    I love the stencil. It is so random, just like you. What fun!


  • marsha.


    Oooh, love the colours! And those are some cool stamps you used! I think the erasing/rubbing away through the stencil is my all time favourite technique :-D. Thanks for inviting me to join the blog hop! Hugs!


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