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Nathalie Kalbach’s What’s The Point Blog Hop

Step by step art journal page using Nathalie Kalbach's What The Point Stencil from StencilGirl Products by Carolyn Dube

Nathalie Kalbach's Blog Hop

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What’s the point? Fun and play is the point!  I’ve got Nathalie Kalbach’s stencil in my art journal today. This is one versatile stencil for getting color into my art. This stencil can be found  here over at StencilGirl Products.



Step by step art journal page using Nathalie Kalbach's What The Point Stencil from StencilGirl Products by Carolyn Dube



I’ve layered 2 colors with the stencil for my base layer.




Step by step art journal page using Nathalie Kalbach's What The Point Stencil from StencilGirl Products by Carolyn Dube



A bit more color and a touch of white paint.





Step by step art journal page using Nathalie Kalbach's What The Point Stencil from StencilGirl Products by Carolyn Dube



Added some stamps from Dina Wakley. Love the attitude on the woman!




Step by step art journal page using Nathalie Kalbach's What The Point Stencil from StencilGirl Products by Carolyn Dube


Some die cut Gelli Prints using the chip block alphabet die from Tim Holtz.  This is my new go-to letter!

Then a bit of color added to the stamping.  More color is always better!



Step by step art journal page using Nathalie Kalbach's What The Point Stencil from StencilGirl Products by Carolyn Dube


A bit of pen work on the letters and edge and I’m happy with it!





Thanks Nat for inviting me to play!  Be sure to stop by and check out all the other wonderful goodness created by these talented people!  And every blog in the hop you comment on gives you another chance to win Nat’s What’s the Point stencil!!!  That gives you 6 chances to win!  She’s randomly choosing a winner on September 3rd at midnight EST.

Nathalie Kalbach 

Jamie Dougherty

Andrea Gomoll

Marsha Valk

Maria McGuire

Linking up with Art Journal Every Day!

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  • marsha. August 28, 2013, 4:16 am

    What a fun page! And I agree: more colour is always better :-).

  • Barbara Poe August 28, 2013, 6:34 am

    Love the stencil. Your page is wonderful.

  • Suzanne August 28, 2013, 6:49 am

    I love what you did with the stencil, which is a wonderful stencil, by the way. Thank you for the inspiration.

  • Shirley August 28, 2013, 7:13 am

    I’m lovin’ all that color, my dear! I love dots…this stencil is great!

  • Jean Marmo August 28, 2013, 7:32 am

    Love your step by step. Great use of the stencil!!

  • Nathalie Kalbach August 28, 2013, 7:39 am

    What a gorgeous page and the colors are amazing!!! Thank you so much for hopping with me!

  • Bev August 28, 2013, 7:56 am

    Love your journal page! Great colour, variety and message! Thanks for the tutorial and chance to win.

  • Terry Larsen August 28, 2013, 8:14 am

    Love the colors and the tutorial. Just getting started art journaling and love all the inspiration! Thanks!!

  • Gina Sismilich August 28, 2013, 9:08 am

    Love all the color on those pages – it’s fun to see how differently each artist uses that stencil.

  • Julie G. August 28, 2013, 9:18 am

    All that colour really woke me up this morning 🙂 Loving Natalie’s stencils and what you are all doing with them.

  • Lillian August 28, 2013, 9:24 am

    thanks for the tutorial….beautiful color going on !!!!
    im in love with dots and circles and love to see all the differnt ways everyone uses it

  • Micki Harper August 28, 2013, 9:30 am

    Ohhhh love that stencil and the way you used it. Absolutely gorgeous pages……and this stencil is definitely going on my wishlist 🙂

  • Janet August 28, 2013, 9:31 am

    Oh Carolyn! This is amazing! Great attitude! Great detail! Using the white pen really brings it out.

  • Michelle Logan August 28, 2013, 9:32 am

    Awesome layers to your journal piece, love it!

  • Gunvor August 28, 2013, 10:06 am

    lovely art journal page – I just love those colours. Thanks for sharing!

  • Barb Adams August 28, 2013, 10:27 am

    I really like how you circled some of the dots with pen. Really cool pages!

  • Sandy Karsten August 28, 2013, 10:38 am

    Wonderful use of the stencil – with 2 colors. How did you do the letters? Were they cut out?

  • Gill August 28, 2013, 11:07 am

    I love the colours you used with this stencil!

  • Cuchy August 28, 2013, 11:47 am

    color, color, color. Beautiful

  • Margie aka The Bumble Girl August 28, 2013, 11:51 am

    I really enjoy seeing the step-by-step process! Great colors and dots 🙂

  • muriel August 28, 2013, 1:47 pm

    I can see so many possibilities with this stencil. All the more so that I am a dot fan.

  • Lura Brown August 28, 2013, 1:59 pm

    i love what you did. wow all the layers. i dont have a gelli plate but hope to get one sometime soon. love all of nat’s stencils. great job.xoxo

  • Judy Shea August 28, 2013, 2:34 pm

    Now, that’s a party on a page, if you ask me. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  • julie August 28, 2013, 2:52 pm

    As always – awesome job Carolyn!

  • Lynn M. August 28, 2013, 3:07 pm

    Love the stencil and the colors!

  • Denise August 28, 2013, 3:37 pm

    Hi Carolyn, me again. Love the journal spread. Aren’t dots so fun? Well here I an trying again for a stencil. I am loving rhe club and the hops so much. Great inspiration.

  • Gaye August 28, 2013, 3:44 pm

    Love your dotty layers!

  • Nan G August 28, 2013, 3:47 pm

    Love all the clor! Course, I’m an orange gal at heart. 🙂 This looks like it would be a fun stencil to have and use.

  • Kathy P August 28, 2013, 4:33 pm

    Oh my goodness….I am lifting your pages for sure….so fun and colorful. Love Nat’s new stencils, too! You did it proud!

  • RITA MONTGOMERY August 28, 2013, 5:29 pm

    Love your page and really dig the Dots.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Corrine August 28, 2013, 5:42 pm

    Love, love, love this spread…….pulls me right in and makes me smile with big white teeth. xox

  • Janelle Rourke August 28, 2013, 6:01 pm

    Fun fun fun page! Love the coloring . This stencil has so many possibilities to it ! Thanks so much for sharing and the step by step.

  • Carol E August 28, 2013, 6:22 pm

    The colors are FABulous!!!! And the stencil is awesome too!!!

  • Maria McGuire August 28, 2013, 7:12 pm

    I believe you reached it!!! A bright beautiful journal page!!! Love those letters!

  • SusanJane August 28, 2013, 7:15 pm

    The white drawn circles around the stenciled dots is super. Gives them even more pop and interest. This is a very nice spread. Must have this stencil!

  • kim August 28, 2013, 7:47 pm

    Great idea two colors one stencil. nice page!!! Thanks

  • Amante del Papel August 28, 2013, 11:42 pm

    I loved how you used the stencil, and the colors uff great!

  • lacyquilter August 29, 2013, 12:34 am

    What fun bright colors.

  • Barbara Hodges August 29, 2013, 1:40 am

    Very fun use of the stencil and love the fun colours Carolyn. TFS

  • Jamie Dougherty August 29, 2013, 3:33 am

    I love the way you used the stencil and thank you for sharing your steps with us!! Awesome!! 🙂

  • Laura Strack August 29, 2013, 8:19 am

    Love how you show each layer as they are added. Beautiful colors. Thanks for sharing your fabulous journal page!

  • Judy Millard August 29, 2013, 9:13 am

    Gorgeous! Enjoyed this demo as well as YouTube videos!

  • Jackie August 29, 2013, 9:36 am

    Carolyn- loving your colors and the way you used Nat’s stencil!

  • Terrie Lutz August 29, 2013, 10:17 am

    Love the colors and the stencil. I can see so many ways to use this one. Thanks for sharing.

  • Kirsten Alicia August 29, 2013, 2:44 pm

    Fantastic page, love the layers & colours.

  • Sue Pompetti August 29, 2013, 3:42 pm

    Great tutorial and use of colors!

  • Bronny August 29, 2013, 9:58 pm

    I love your colour combos.. and oooohhh.. aaaahhhh.. so love the What’s the point stencil!!! YUMMO!!!

  • Andrene August 29, 2013, 10:47 pm

    Love your page…beautiful colors and use of the stencil. Great job!!

  • Cindy August 29, 2013, 11:30 pm

    Great color on this page! This stencil is very versatile.

  • Gillian Pearce August 31, 2013, 4:07 am

    Great stencil for creating a quick and colourful background.

  • Trena in Naperville August 31, 2013, 9:15 am

    Nice Carolyn! I dig how you carved “in” the color. Thanks for sharing break out photos.

    Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

  • Cat August 31, 2013, 4:39 pm

    I love your journal page…all those gorgeous layers!! I am a new follower of your blog and absolutely love the way you share techniques. Thanks!1

  • angela eharis September 1, 2013, 2:26 am

    i love how u use color! tx for sharing and inspiring, aloha, angi in hana

  • lee September 1, 2013, 8:59 am

    I love the colors and especially the stencil and would love to have one of my own!

  • Barbara I. September 1, 2013, 6:03 pm

    Such a fun art journal page. I love how you used the stencil as a background. Thanks for sharing your techniques and ideas. You are so kind to let us in on your process. Hoping to win this fun stencil. I would make good use of it.

  • libbyQ September 2, 2013, 1:15 am

    i’ve popped in from AJED and loved seeing how you created this fun and colorful page. thank you for sharing.


  • Marilyn Kaye September 2, 2013, 9:43 am

    Fun journal page! Keeps the eye moving. Great stencil to layer with.

  • Marjie Kemper September 2, 2013, 2:52 pm

    Fabulous! Love this colorful spread.

  • Tricia September 2, 2013, 3:25 pm

    Carolyn, I love the colors of your project – nice work! Great stencil, too!

  • Barbara Backer September 2, 2013, 10:07 pm

    I love the pop of the citrus circles. It’s a wonderful background — giving texture, but not to busy. Thank you for sharing this with us.