Masked Pearlized Penguins

It’s Tutorial Thursday! Today I want to show you how to create a mask, emboss resist, and pearlize penguins. Yes, all today. All right now! Let’s go! To watch the video please go to Happy Crafting! With inky fingers, Joni 🙂

Using a window sheet to mask.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Today we are going to use a window sheet to mask the ink for a portion of the card. This is an ombre card by stamping multiple times and not re-inking. Use a window sheet to cover where you don’tContinue reading “Using a window sheet to mask.”

Framing with a sponge.

It’s Technique Tuesday! Today we are using the Sponge Brayer to create a frame. As I was creating this card I knew what I wanted in the center but I had too much blank space on the outer edges. Instead I thought I should create a lighter mat or frame. So I grabbed my SpongeContinue reading “Framing with a sponge.”

Using the peel-offs for masking or stenciling.

It’s Wacky Wednesday where a product is used in a way it is not intended! Well, today we are using the pieces we normally throw away. When you put together your stamp sets and you peel the paper backing off of the rubber portion of your stamp keep it. Don’t throw it away. That pieceContinue reading “Using the peel-offs for masking or stenciling.”

Cutting for effect.

It’s Technique Tuesday!  You can mask a project but sometimes the lines get blurred or just don’t come out as clean and crisp as you would like them.  Instead of trying to mask, just cut.  If you cut your card stock before stamping you are guaranteed a clean edge.  You will need a scrap ofContinue reading “Cutting for effect.”

Masking with dies.

It’s Tutorial Thursday!  Dies can also be used to mask and create a background.  There is a little bit of finesse with it as you will see in the video when masking.  (You can’t forget that the die has been moved as you will cover what you just did.)  So here is the card IContinue reading “Masking with dies.”

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