The first step is to position the stencil on your patterned paper. I wanted to use the flourish and the vine on the side of the stencil.
The next step is to mix your acrylic paint with Iridescent Medium. The paint I chose is a metallic in platinum and the medium also has some shimmer to it. Once you have this mixed, apply it to the stencil and patterned paper by spreading it evenly with a palette knife.
I like to dry mine with a heat gun because it gives it a bubbly effect which adds more texture. Once it's dry add some sprays and splatters to your background.
Time to put your layout together, I chose to add some chipboard pieces that I embossed in platinum embossing powder. In these photos you can see the texture from the stenciling. Add some flowers for a final touch.
I hope you give this technique a try, it's fun and gives any project a rich shimmery effect.
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