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The Stencilfied Journal – Prompt 19

My wonderful friend Tina Walker is at it again – she invited several people to join her Stencilfied Prompts. The prompts are music related and each week she is posting a song. You can be inspired by the lyrics, the video, the album cover or anything related and the only restriction is that you have to use StencilGirl Product Stencils. Here is my take on Prompt 19

This week’s prompt was Danny’s Song by Loggins and Messina which I had never heard before. It’s a pretty uplifting song about love so I was inspired to make a bright and happy page.

I used my Batik stencil with spray paint – one of my favorite stencils that is an “oldy but a goody.”

I wrote out some of the lyrics with a Fude pen and also added my Far Out and Mid Century Squared foam stamps with watercolor and spray paints.

Here are some of the supplies I used:


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Today – Art Journal

“He said: “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow. So today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.”

The red/pink part of the Art Journal spread was done with some mono printing on a gelli plate. I used my Downtown Foam Stamp onto the plate and love how the pattern came through.

I painted part of the spread over with black gesso and once dry stamped on top with the Versailles Stamps from my Large Floral rubber stamp Set. For the white I used the second white pad in the Moonlight Duo Stamp Sets. So cool – once the white is dry it is permanent and it is pretty opaque as you can see.

I really love how this turned out – there is something about the grungy look of the monoprinted part and the black and white that just speaks to me.

Here are some of the supplies I used for this page:


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The Stencilfied Journal – Prompt 18

My wonderful friend Tina Walker is at it again – she invited several people to join her Stencilfied Prompts. The prompts are music related and each week she is posting a song. You can be inspired by the lyrics, the video, the album cover or anything related and the only restriction is that you have to use StencilGirl Product Stencils. Here is my take on Prompt 18

This week’s prompt was The B-52’s Love Shack and I love it! Super fun and great video so I was inspired to really play up some bold patterns and colors with this one.

I used acrylic paint over spray paint with my Downtown stencil and my Toledo foam stamp. It’s an energetic song so an energetic background here.

My Oldtimer stencil was a must for the song, and then I repeated the Downtown pattern with my foam stamps. ” I got me a car, it seats about twenty, so come on and bring your jukebox money !”

Here are some of the supplies I used:


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Same Moon – Art Journal

“Always remember we are under the same sky looking at the same moon”

The background started with some mono printing with a gelli plate. I had taken off the magenta acrylic paint with my Hexagon Foam stamps.

I added the beautiful washi tape with the moon and stars . The blue paper is actually a strip of scrapbooking paper which I created for a french Company many many years ago.

I also used my differently sized Hexagon Rubberstamps and stamped with white onto the background. Love how this came together. Here are some of the supplies I used:


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  • Sue Clarke

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    I love the colors and the quote!
    Happy Furry Mother’s Day Nat.

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The Stencilfied Journal – Prompt 17

My wonderful friend Tina Walker is at it again – she invited several people to join her Stencilfied Prompts. The prompts are music related and each week she is posting a song. You can be inspired by the lyrics, the video, the album cover or anything related and the only restriction is that you have to use StencilGirl Product Stencils. Here is my take on Prompt 17

This week’s prompt was Jack and Diane by John Mellencamp. I pulled some of the lyrics into my art journal and a photo I found at a flea market.

“And he said: Life goes on, long after the thrill of living is gone…” I don’t know about that – I’ll get back to you when I get that old! :) Here I used my Far Out foam stamp with some embossing powder and a wash of acrylic ink over top.

Here is my grumpy old man lol, my Chicago stencil with Distress Inks for the pattern, and my Fanfare stamps on the tape.

and my thoughts :)

Here are some of the supplies I used:


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Be Kind – Art Journal

“Be Kind even on your bad days”

Such a great quote to live by. I had fun mixing my Floral Stamp Sets up with my Circle Jumbles and layering them in different ways on top of each other.

Stars and Flowers ..cannot go wrong, right ? LOL



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The Stencilfied Journal – Prompt 16

My wonderful friend Tina Walker is at it again – she invited several people to join her Stencilfied Prompts. The prompts are music related and each week she is posting a song. You can be inspired by the lyrics, the video, the album cover or anything related and the only restriction is that you have to use StencilGirl Product Stencils. Here is my take on Prompt 16

This week’s prompt was I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For by U2. I’m a fan of U2 and this is one of my favorite songs by them so no problem finding inspiration here :)

I sketched a figure using a Fude pen and some caran d’ache museum aquarelle pencils – literally watercolors in pencil form and so fun and vibrant.

I used my Lily Wallpaper stencil with spray paint and then also added my FAN-tastic Large and FAN-tastic Small stamps in yellow ink.

I like the push and pull of the background through my coffee drinking gal. Imagine she’s deep in thought, wondering if she will find what she’s looking for :)

Here are the supplies I used:


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The Stencilfied Journal – Prompt 15

My wonderful friend Tina Walker is at it again – she invited several people to join her Stencilfied Prompts. The prompts are music related and each week she is posting a song. You can be inspired by the lyrics, the video, the album cover or anything related and the only restriction is that you have to use StencilGirl Product Stencils. Here is my take on Prompt 15

This week’s prompt was Say Something by A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera. I’ve definitely heard this song before but it’s not my typical style of music. BUT… that doesn’t mean it can’t be a jumping off point for creating :)

I had fun sketching the figure with pencil and Inktense blocks by Derwent – I love the transparency I created with a wet brush afterwards.

Let’s not forget about the background – I used my Buenos Aires stencil with spray paints and then added a stamp from my Small Hex set and a stamp from the Fan-fare set. I’m super happy with how they work with the stencil.

Here are the supplies I used:


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The Stencilfied Journal – Prompt 14

My wonderful friend Tina Walker is at it again – she invited several people to join her Stencilfied Prompts. The prompts are music related and each week she is posting a song. You can be inspired by the lyrics, the video, the album cover or anything related and the only restriction is that you have to use StencilGirl Product Stencils. Here is my take on Prompt 14

This week’s prompt was Landslide by Fleetwood Mac – a song I definitely like, especially if I’m ever in a melancholy mood.

I thought it would be interesting to represent the lyrics with a bit of layered pattern, that comes and goes. I used my Hamburg stencil for the main background, along with my Chicago stencil and also stamped my Space Oddity rubber stamp from the Small Hex set.

I went a bit introspective with this one, thinking about people coming and going at different points in your life, and the impact they leave on you.

Here are the supplies I used:


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