A Year of Card Techniques / November 2017 / Masking Magic


Welcome to A Year of Card Techniques Blog Hop where each month we feature a different card technique. We’ve assembled a team of card makers who range from new to advanced, so you’ll see a great variety of cards and ideas.

This month we’re going to explore masking techniques.  There are so many variations of masking, it would be difficult to list them all here.  But, since pictures speak louder than words, we’ll let our team show you the masking techniques they opted to try.  Hopefully, we’ll inspire you to try one yourself.  If you would like to check out our past technique hops, you can do that here:

Our amazing sponsor this month is me,

Jodie Park of Close to My Heart

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And the awesome prize this month is this adorable stamp set:

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For my card, I used a circle die cut to mask out for the moon and a die cut for masking out the globe. I used the dauber to fill in all the background with a combination of navy and black and glacier to make the night sky. I used our chalk pencil to add touches of snowflakes. Finishing off the globe with liquid glass for the shine. I stamped on our glitter paper with archival ink to make the base of the globe sparkle. Used the same glitter paper to add a strip of sparkle to the bottom of the card. I have provided videos below with great explanation of this and other masking techniques. I just finished a workshop for Christmas cards so this fit in just perfect timing. Stop by in the next week, I will have posted a couple more ideas, for you~~

                                    Warmest Wishes Stamp + Thin Cuts 
Item Number: Z3385


Thin Cuts—Basic Circles
Item Number: Z3318

As I used the cut from the thin cuts basic circles with removable adhesive and used a dauber to color in around the sky.  I did the same below with the globe from this great stamp & die set, to keep the space nice and white for my scenery!!

Chalk Marker 
Item Number: Z1767
Liquid Glass Item Number: Z679

Use the masking technique to create beautiful cards with magical results. 

Here are some videos for inspiration...

Now you’re off to visit with Debbie. Hope you had fun and thanks for stopping by.  See you next month with another great technique!
Hope you Have a
Happy Thanksgiving with your families!!!
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