So, since folks were pretty positive about my masked Summer Starfruit card in my last blog post, I thought I would share another fun card using masking. I got this at convention last summer and thought it was just the prettiest!
card created by Candee Smith
I love how she used the fact that you get 6 different sizes of the framelits to create a perfect mask for her stamped image. If I were to do this (and you know I will be doing it! ), here is what I would do:
- Pick your smaller (inner) size framelit and cut it out from a card front sized piece of scrap paper. So, roughly 4.25” x 5.5”.
- Set aside the cut out piece…won’t need it for this project.
- Grab the piece of paper with the label hole cut out of it and lay it over a piece of paper for stamping on. Tack it down some how, like with tape or a post-it note.
- Sponge all along the edges of the hole so you get the border on your stamping paper.
- Stamp your design if desired overlapping the edge of the scrap paper hole.
- Remove the scrap paper mask. Cut out your stamped image using the next size bigger framelit.
- Woo hoo! You are done!
Ok, now I’m totally inspired now. And I still need to get some swaps done for Leadership this week, so I think I’m going to take this idea and go play today! Hope you got some inspiration too!
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