Sunday, July 9, 2017

PTI MIM #290: Combining Stenciling and Masking

This past week was Betsy's turn to host Papertrey Ink's Make It Monday. She challenged us to create a one-layer effect combining stenciling and masking. Here's my creation that also fills the void of masculine birthday cards. 




I used Tag Sale: Quilted to make my own stencil and ink blended Hawaiian Shores. Splits: Happy Birthday design was stamped in Enchanted Evening and the sentiment in Americana. To keep it one-layer and on the masculine side, I added three white Nuvo Crystal Drops at the top of the tag. It really was a pretty quick and simple card and can see this in many other color combinations. Thanks, Betsy, for the inspiration and challenge!

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Oops, I just realized I failed to mask on my first card to quickly raced off to my stamp room to recreate the above card using the same colors. Only difference is I masked using a Splits: Happy Birthday die-cut when inking my homemade stencil. Then I stamped the design and sentiment. Added three Americana dots using Harvest Berries and covered those with glossy accents. Here's what this one looks like.




Thanks for stopping by, and I really do appreciate your comments. 



Supplies: (all PTI unless noted)

Cardstock: Stamper's Select White
Ink: Hawaiian Shores, Enchanted Evening and Americana
Stamps: Splits: Happy Birthday and Harvest Berries (dots)
Dies: Tag Sale: Quilted (used for my stencil) and Splits: Happy Birthday
Other: Ink Blending Tool and Nuvo Crystal Drops (white)

5 comments:

  1. A perfect masculine card Kathy...love it!! :0)

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  2. Kathy, Quilted Tag is one of my favorites...but I have several tag favorites...anyway, your card is really pretty...your stencil choice was perfect! Lovely card, Kathy

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  3. Well, now you have two masculine cards instead of one! Both look great!

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  4. Totally awesome masculine card, Kathy! Love it!
    PS: Thanks for commenting on my card~I hope you get the "Nesting" stamp set, this was only the second card I've made with it and really need some ideas from you :o)

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  5. These are great, Kathy! I really love how the 2 together show what a neat effect it is to stamp in the masked space, although the first card is lovely, too!

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