StencilGirl Blog Hop & Giveaways


This is a heavy stencil week for me!  Today I’m participating in a blog hop featuring stencils designed by June Pfaff Daley… my assignment was to work with June’s coral stencil.  It’s a bold 9X12 design:


I had so many ‘under the sea’ thoughts but no images to match them.  Then I remembered this floating fairy girl (Stamps Happen) and it seemed like she would work.  I stenciled with green paints and inks onto a dictionary page, tore my edges and added it to an ‘in the works’ journal page.


Being a wise-aker, I added the word “CanonBall!” to it even though it appears she’s making a much more gentle entry into the water.  Behind the dictionary page, I used MaryBeth Shaw’s Web Stencil with white paint on the blue background.

Here are the links to all the blog hop participants:

Marjie Kemper (you are here)
Mary C. Nasser (visit Mary next)

Maria McGuire

It’s a treat to have MaryBeth shaw and June Pfaff Daley joining the team today.  StencilGirl will have a giveaway on their blog, and some participants will too.  Same as last time, the more blogs you comment on, the greater your chances of winning.  I’m giving away June’s 6X6 cupcake sprinkle stencil:


Wouldn’t that be cute on a scrapbook page or birthday invitation?  If you’d like to win it, just leave a comment.  Not required by much appreciated would be your signing up for my monthly newsletter and clicking on one or more of the navy buttons in my sidebar… pinterest, facebook, etc.  I’ll announce the winner next Friday, August 16th.


Thanks for the visit.  Be sure to visit the other hop participants listed above.


Linking to the text challenge at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.


Your comments are very much appreciated!


  1. Barbara K says:

    Such a cute idea! Thanks for the give-away!

  2. This is adorable! You have used that stencil perfectly!!

  3. Cute image that works really well with your idea. Looks like lot of fun.

  4. How cool, that’s a wonderful page.

  5. What a great project! Absolutely love the fairy.

  6. Great project! Love the coral.

  7. Very nice I like that background paper!

  8. Love this stencil- its great for Summer projects- love how you have used it too!

  9. Nancy Lee says:

    Oh my goodness! She is a cutie!

  10. so cute love what you created. have an awesome day smilz

  11. howdy thats an awesome page for this time of year. still some swimming weather left and at the same time everything is winding down for the last part of the year. that fairie is so stinkin cute. love it

  12. Geary Herendeen says:

    I love what you did with the stencil! Very cute! I hope to win a stencil! Thank you for the opportunity!

  13. Cool journal page. I love the way you used the stencil over the text.

  14. i love that fairy girl jumping in.

  15. Love the stamp you used on this page, very unique.

  16. Love this journal page, and it’s a wonderful image to use with this stencil.
    Thanks for sharing with us at FSC

  17. I love your page… the fairy does look a bit like she’s cannon balling into the water. Very clever!

  18. Gorgeous page Marjie! x

  19. Susan Samuel says:

    Great work here – lovely whimsicle outcome.
    Susan Samuel

  20. Linda on the Prairie says:

    The blend of blue and green works so well with the other colors.

  21. cupcakes and the sea … two of my favorite things!

  22. Great use of those stencils !!! Pretty colors !

  23. Cute!

  24. This is great, Marjie. Such an interesting stencil,

    Lucy x

  25. 2 great stencils this time. Nice project…

  26. Darlene Propp says:

    I love the humor in your piece! Cannonball, indeed! lol

  27. Great project!! Love the fairy girl too!!

  28. Such a lovely watery feel to this… I love her sinking down past the coral, and fabulous texty background.
    Alison x

  29. Congratulations on your StencilGirl week, Marjie!
    What you’ve done here with the coral stencil is delightful!

  30. J Elizabeth Ballard says:

    Thanks for sharing! Your subtle layers are beautiful.

  31. Valerie Gilreath says:

    Cute page! I love to see spreads on dictionary/encyclopedia pages. It just adds so much depth and interest. Great use of the stencil.

  32. Karen Buchanan says:

    Love the coral background, your pages are such an inspiration!

  33. Love your whimsical creation Marjie! Sorry I am lagging on my commenting. Have not been well and also had connectivity issues. Will be back to backtrack!

  34. A great underwater page Marjie.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

  35. Carmen Lucero says:

    What a fun project, love that falling girl! Thanks for the chance at the stencil – you are so generous!!

    Carmen L

  36. great job with the coral stencil!

  37. How cute!

  38. Pamm Moore-Haley says:

    Love this page. …the rich vibrant colors, the coral stencil, the dictionary background page. Everything about it says take a plunge into creating!

  39. Helen Markee says:

    Love this stencil!!

  40. Boni Grabusky says:

    Im loving all these ideas thanks

  41. You are to Art as Einstein is to the Theory of Relativity. Genius!!! Stop blushing… If you ever decided to put all of your various projects in one FABULOUS book, I’d so totally buy it!!! Have a great weekend!!! (((HUGS)))

  42. Wonderful Project.

  43. I love the coral one….its one of my top 4 favorites from the sea collection hahahah

  44. So very cute!!

  45. i am not sure if i am supposed to do a seperate comment for the cupcake, so here i am, sorry if i caused confusion, tx for always being generous marjie! aloha, angi

  46. i want this coral so bad, it makes endless beautiful art, i think i am going to get it next even if i don’t win! i love what u did, so pretty! aloha, angi in hana

  47. oh I love this..especially the fairy so adorable…beautiful work and love the all of it
    susan s

  48. I love this Marjie!! From the small picture it almost looked like netting. What a great use of the stencil and the stamp. Cannonball is perfect!! Great piece!

  49. I love the cannonball idea! She is adorable!

  50. That page is THE BEST!!! Love the book pages background!

  51. Teresa Richardson says:

    My daughter loved the water and the ocean. I lost her Oct 2011 and having these stencils would give me the opportunity to do some memory pages of her.

  52. Great art work! Thanks for the inspiration!

  53. A cool quirky fun page. Thanks for sharing.

  54. thanks for doing stencil projects…they’re all great

  55. This is a fun piece! Hugs, Valerie

  56. Christie says:

    But of course a fairy would make a gentle entry into the water! Thanks for the smile your creation gave me. And thanks for the opportunity to enter both giveaways.

  57. mindy simmons says:

    LOVE*LOVE the sea horses AND the cupcakes ! gratfefully, plumz soapz

  58. That’s a great stencil….and you’ve given it life.

  59. Rita Montgomery says:

    Love the cupcake stencil. Would love to make some birthday cards with it.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  60. That is beautiful, I love the little fairy girl.

  61. That is such a fun page, Marjie! I remember doing cannonballs back in the really dark ages! Happy Weekend!

  62. love the look you achieved

  63. Great page – I love the cannonball!

  64. Your page makes me smile. Love “cannon ball”.

  65. Margie, your piece makes me smile. What a fun use of the stencil!

  66. The floating fairy was perfect with the coral stencil! Kudos!

  67. Glenda Lovchik says:

    Great use of the coral stencil. Under the sea songs churned in my head. the cannonball title made me laugh. Thanks for sharing.

  68. Love the humor in this age, Marjie! Perfect color palette for an undersea page. I love that image!

  69. So fun Marje!

  70. Thanks for sharing this! I am always so inspired by your art.

  71. Lovely fairy cannonball! The coral is fun!

  72. Denise Spillane says:

    Love your sample, what a creative use. Thank you for all your inspiration.

  73. This is so cute. Loving it……..

  74. Carmen Buster says:

    So cute and imaginative… Love!

  75. Having some stencil FUN.

  76. Thank you for always being so inspirational. I love what you did with this stencil.

  77. whew hew.. love that stencil you worked with..What a totally fun project you made.

  78. Love the cannonball! Beautiful way to use the coral stencil!

  79. What a great way to use the stencil Marjie! I like the word cannonball, but when I look at it I prefer to think of myself floating around under the water where no one can find me 🙂 You made me think of hiding under water when I was a kid 🙂

  80. I think it is fabulous how you used the fairy girl. So cute! Very neat stencil. Love this page.

  81. Very cute fairy girl!

  82. Wowwwww! This is AWESOME!! LOVING the colors and loving that girl!!!

  83. You’ve made a nice scenery with the great stencil Marjie!

    kind regards, Alie 🙂

  84. Cute floating cannonball? LOl Nice project Marjie. xox

  85. dreamy page Marjie!

  86. Good Morning Marjie. What fabulous stencils, and your work with them is amazing. Hugs Rita xxx