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Today's card is for the Choose Two Challenge at Just Add Ink #622 this week. I choose masking and foliage and added in the friend sentiment too. Please click here @ Just Add Ink to visit the inspiration!
And thank you Just Add Ink Design Team for choosing my card last week, it was a lovely surprise, I'm really glad you liked it, thank you! If you missed that post please click here.
Have you ever tried masking with a die cut shape? I love the filler stamps in the Splendid Thoughts stamp set #159688, they 'casually' fill in the outline stamps, but when I looked at the Splendid Stems Dies, #159676 I thought I'd try something a little different - please read on to see the *Trix.
Assembly & Trix,
* Adhere a 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 piece of Splendid Day Specialty Designer Series Paper, #159666 to a Pool Party card base.
* Die cut a solid stem from a scrap piece of cardstock to create a decorative mask. ***Trix, with a sponge dauber gently add Pool Party ink to the inside of the die cut image on a 3 x 4 piece of Basic White cardstock. I chose a sponge dauber instead of a blending brush because the die cut image has delicate edges and is cut out of cardstock instead of the Stampin' Up!® decorative masks material.
* Emboss a scrap piece of cardstock with the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder, #154317 and then cut out the pot from the Splendid Day Die, adhere with glue.
* Stamp the sentiment from the Dragonfly Garden Stamp Set, #154411 ***Trix, mask off part of the sentiment with a post it note or tape, to get just the words you'd like, then adhere with dimensionals. Embellish with the 2021 -2023 In Color™ Opal Rounds, #159185.
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Click here to watch my YouTube video about the Masking Technique I created a while back. I used the dies cuts from the Summer Shadows die shapes, #156618.
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