Thursday, January 5, 2012

Dream Scheme Thursday

Welcome to the first posting of the Dreamweaver Stencils' Dream Team 2012 ! We're changing things up a bit for this year, and YOU can help. The first Thursday of every month will feature our new challenge and will extend through the entire month. This means that YOU have ALL month to play along with the one challenge, as many times as you want. Sometimes it will be a color challenge, sometimes a theme, and sometimes a technique. We are hoping that an entire month will give you plenty of time to be inspired, create, and link to the Dream It Up! blog . Each month we are offering TWO for the most creative version of the challenge (does not have to be Dreamweaver Stencils ' product, but we sure are happy when it is!), and the second for the best use of Dreamweaver Stencils ' product in the challenge. This could be stencils (of course), Embossing Pastes , Metallic F/X , the new Color Solutions , etc., anything you find on the Dreamweaver Stencils' web site , or in your local store. Don't know where your local store is? The list can be found on the web site . Not near any of the stores listed? There is also an online site to purchase from, Stencil with Style !
For the month of January, we challenge you to create something for Valentine's Day! You have until January 31st, 11:59 PM EST, to post and link your creation(s) to the Dream It Up! Blog Mr. Linky. The winners will be announced February 2nd, along with the February challenge. Here is my version of this month's challenge:

I decided to make my card a bit different. Instead of paste or stenciling I used colored pencils. It is a rougher look, not as clean and smooth as paste. But it did give me the result I was looking for. Trace the image with red for three hearts and the verse. Trace two hearts in pink pencil. Color in the verse with the pink. Combine 3 or 4 colors of red and pink to color in the center heart. Add a bit of glitter glue and there you go!

Need more inspiration? Please visit the rest of our fabulous team listed here:

Pam Hornschu
Laura Drahozal
Louise Healy
Wendy Jordan
Terrece Siddoway
Kristi Van Doren
Georgia Sommers
Lee Kellogg
Liz Martin
Cyndi Bundy
Cherylynn Moser
Jessie Hurley


  1. This is adorable Terrece! What a great idea to use color pencils, you must have a really good sharpener! Did you color the pins or were they the pink ones from Dreamweaver?

  2. That turned out really cool and I LOVE the heart flower you created!

  3. Love the various shades of pink and red blending together. So unique!

  4. very labor intensive and GREAT job.

  5. What a fun wreath of hearts! I can't believe you did this all with colored pencil. Very impressive!

  6. Very pretty. I haven't used colored pencils with my stencils yet, but now I am getting ideas.....

  7. Too fun! I love all the hearts and how you laid it out.

  8. What a great idea Terrece!!! You card is super Valetiney & FUN!!! Take care!!!

  9. I like how you used a totally different medium to create with...those pencils are much brighter than I would have expected. Beautiful card Terrece!