New Memory Box Stencils and Dies

Been having great fun playing with some of the stencils and dies from the new release from Memory Box. They arrived at Oyster Stamps shop yesterday and I was straight up to have a look!

I made this card by using their Texture Shine stencil and a white paste medium, then showered in 4 different colours of glitter whilst wet. Remember to tape your stencil  on all 4 sides to keep it flat using stencil or masking tape (make sure it's low tack) and swipe your paste on from the top down. Also don't forget to get your stencil and knife into water asap to clean off the paste! Once it's dry you can mat and layer up, I used silver holographic card and white linen, before adding your choice of embellishments. I used Memory Box Delightful Heart Border (twice) and cut into lengths ; their Pinwheel Posie to make the pink rolled rose, a couple of squiggles made from wire, a couple of small blue flowers and then 3 gems in the corner.

This card is simpler, using Memory Box stencil - Frame Love and 4 colours of distress inks (Festive Berries, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Picked Raspberry). Again tape down before doing and then just dab the inks on through the stencil shape. The topper was made using Memory Box die Butterfly Heart embellished with tiny gems to match the distress inks.

Finally for today .....

The background was made using Memory Box stencil - Texture Flourish using black gloss paste. Topped with the Butterfly Heart again but this time I cut 3 of the little butterflies out of the topper and had them flying away. The side of the card is embellished with Memory Box die - Kensington Border in black.

Thank you for looking - if you need any more info on the techniques used please leave a comment or pm me on Facebook x

All dies, stencils, paste and inks available from - Oyster Stamps, Rochester, Kent - Telephone 01634 686823 or Website


  1. Wow, fabulous stuff Hellen, I can't possibly pick a favourite, love them all xx

  2. Brilliant thank you so much for the method on these Hellen, I have got to try the technique, brilliant. June xx

  3. beautiful cards Hellen, these new stencils look fantastic, the way you have used them, with this technique..

  4. Beautiful cards Helen, I love the look of the stencils and paste, must give that a try! The new dies look very tempting and I love what you have done with them x

  5. love all your creations, specially the first one with the paste...I imagine you went crazy with the variety, they did a great job with this new release, hugs bibiana

  6. Such beautiful cards, Hellen....and all so very different xx

  7. Oh, my!
    The first card was just so awesome!!
    Love the paste with the glitter, and the heart die ♥
    Such a gorgeous, gorgeous card!

    Thank you so much for the wonderful comment on the Bildmalarna blog ♥
    And it is wonderful if i can inspire you to make your own calendar ♥
    So go ahead and make one :)
    Warm hugs, Maya


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