Monday, December 19, 2011

Techniques, Tutorials, and Tips - The Masking Technique!

Happy Monday, everyone! We've got another fun and easy tutorial to share with you today......MASKING! You all know how I go on and on about the versatility of Our Daily Bread designs' stamps.....well, as you learn more techniques, those stamps become even more versatile! Each set has countless project possibilities....you just have to use your imagination!

Grab yourself a cup of coffee and check out the video tutorial below on how to create an entire bouquet with the "Hydrangea" stamp and how to create an entire scene with the "Daisy" stamp, using masking.


Now, are your wheels-a-turnin'?! It's a really simple technique....hope you try it out and share with us!!

The card samples shown in the video are included in this post so that you can see the "masking" results up close. Click on each photo for a close-up view.

'Ingredients List' for the Red Daisies:
Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs 'Daisy' and 'Simple Things';
Cardstock: SU Real Red and Whisper White;
Designer Paper: Basic Grey 'Life of the Party';
Accessories: ODBD Fence Die, Bow Easy, Michael's Gingham Ribbon, SU Corduroy button, paper piercer and template. foam tape, sponge dauber;
Ink: Stazon Jet Black, SU Markers and ink pads;
Size: 4-1/2 x 6.

'Ingredients List' for Hydrangea Bouquet:
Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs 'Hydrangea', 'Mini Tags 2';
Cardstock: SU Old Olive and Very Vanilla, Whisper White;
Designer paper: Prima 'Romantique';
Ink: Stazon Jet Black, SU Old Olive, Blush Blossom, Barely Banana, Ranger 'Antique Linen';
Accessories: Spellbinders Mega Ovals (cut large oval in two for vase), Spellbinders Ribbon Tags Trio Three, Cheery Lynn Designs Lattice 2 die, May Arts Crocheted Ribbon, Liquid Pearls, Foam Tape, Zva Creative Pearls, 'Pearl' Glimmer Mist;
Size: 6 x 5-1/2.

Though a lot of our Product Review or Tutorial posts finish with a Super Special Sale item, this week there is a special "Daily Dough Dollars" and stamp set sale instead, which runs until December 24th. Please see this post for all of the details, including a list of stamps sets which are 30% off......yay!!! Plus there is FREE SHIPPING too!!  Thanks, Kelley, for being so generous!!

As always, if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding our tutorials or Product Reviews, please feel free to email me at angelladcrockett at yahoo dot com. Make sure to include a recognizable subject line so that you don't end up in the spam folder!

Stay tuned tomorrow for Week 3 of our monthly "Let Your Light Shine" Scrapbook Challenge.....this month's challenge is a fun sketch....if you haven't yet, you'll have to check it out!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a blessed week!!!


Product Review and Tutorial Writer

6 comments:

Lin said...

What beautiful cards! I especially love the use of the fence with the red daisies!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Angie, your samples are AMAZING, girl!!! Thanks for sharing yet another fabulous totorial!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

A-M said...

Your sample cards are so beautiful. Good video instructions to follow.
Brought back memories of my early days of stamping when I used to use this technique a lot.

Francie G. said...

Angie, your tutorial is fabulous! Beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing!

Jan Marie said...

Angie, what a lovely tutorial~ Thank you for your clear, precise and concise (considering the detail level of the subject matter)video!

marcia said...

Thank you for the great tutorial!