7 ideas for layering stencils to create your own background

I have been enjoying creating my own backgrounds by layering stencils. You can layer them all at one go and then adding your mediums. OR build the layers one at a time. Here are 7 ideas. :)



Life as we know it


Zoo day

J &S


There you have it. 7 ideas for layering stencils to create your own background. What do you think?


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Ashley Horton said...

These are all awesome Yvonne!! Love the different looks you created with the stencils!

TesaB said...

Wow! They are all gorgeous, creative, artsy and I'm all WOW! Need to use my stencils more!!!

Rose said...

you are the stencil queen!!!! :)

Tone-Lill said...

This is crativeness of a higher level..... Love all the backgrounds, they are all so unique in their own way. My favourite bg here is the last one, love the colours and the dimond shaped mask/stencil you have used. Wish you a happy scrappy weekend :) x

Reusing with Quilling said...

All of the bgs are just fab Yvonne !I love how you combine various colors n patterns on you Layout !

Hussena said...

I think they all look just fantastic !! I really love the way you create your background and the way you use different mediums and stencils ..Thanks for sharing these idea's :)

Ali said...

WOW this post is packed full of 'Yaminess' :0)

Dolly B said...

They all look fabulous, what a lovely explosion of colour

Irini said...

What do I think???
FABULOUS is what I think!!!!!
Yet again I got bogged down with family issues but i am back again (till the next family drama hahahahaha)
I have missed your posts going to go back and catch up on what creativeness I have missed!!

Sherry Eckblad said...

You never cease to amaze me. These layouts and the backgrounds are just amazing.


Cool backgrounds, Yvonne!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...


chillin with Quillin said...

there awesome, love your backgrounds !!!!

LolĂ´ Artesanato said...

Love the ideas
your work is fabulous
so colorful! :)

Lisa said...

I think you are amazing!! All of the layouts are gorgeous!! I love how you've used the stencils!! The backgrounds are seriously fabulous!! Love them all!! Have a great day :)

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Audrey Pettit said...

I love your work, Yvonne! Your backgrounds are always so unique and so creative! You have such a great sense of style!

Tracey Sabella said...

Wow, what fabulous vibrant pages!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

Linda B said...

Your backgrounds are always creative and so inspirational! These are all fabulous!!!
Have a wonderful weekend!

jeanie g said...

So much inspiration all in one post! Amazing and truly brilliant b/g's. Love all your tutorials too. Thank you so much Yvonn e.

Cindy deRosier said...

Stunning! No one does stencils as well as you do.

Jinny Newlin said...

Wow, Yvonne, what a lineup! These are absolutely amazing and completely inspiring in every way! TFS!

Katy said...

These are so awesome! I want to ink and layer now! :) You are so talented! :)

Lizzy Hill said...

Amazing how much texture you can get from this technique.....really GREAT pages...I am slowly building up my stencil stash, although I love how you can just use cardboard anyways:):) I'd lOVE you to show us the different TYPES of 'stencils' you use...if you do, of course:):)

sandi said...

These are fabulous!!! Such creative backgrounds and all so fun and upbeat!

Shivani Singh said...

All are awesome gurl! but I thoroughly loved the zoo and troublemakers :) Hugs!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

I think they are AWESOME!!!!

Sandie Edwards said...

Very clever, think you have done a marvelous job on each ... all totally fabulous!

Annemieke said...

Wauwi, awesome lo's!!!

alexa said...

I'm thinking you could have made seven different posts out of this one, so rich is it in technique and eye Andy. or a mini series of how-to! Glorious stuff ..

Helen Tilbury said...

Wonderful backgrounds. I'm dreading the day mixed media goes out of fashion in scrapbooking...

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