Friday, August 15, 2014

Grateful for You with Vanessa

Hello, winnie & walter friends! Vanessa here today with a card made with a lot of masking. This technique makes it possible to create depth without having many layers.

vanessa_grateful

For my card, I used The Big, the Bold and Extras, Scenery:Big Bang Confetti and The Big, the Bold and Blessings. I started with a panel of watercolor paper. First, I stamped a flower image, masked it and stamped the next flower, masked both and stamped another one. This way, I stamped all the flowers and the banner. When everything was stamped and masked, I used an ink blending tool and applied Ranger Distress Ink onto the panel and stamped the dots and the "grateful". Now I removed all the masks and colored the flowers and the banner using Distress Inks and water. To finish the card, I adhered some sequins and rhinestones. Masking is such a fun technique, I hope you'll try it yourself!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope to have inspired you!

Vanessa


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13 comments:

  1. GORGEOUS card Vanessa - it is PURE MAGIC - LOVE IT ALL!!!

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  2. gorgeous!!! love the coloring and the image...
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  3. Awesome card Vanessa! Your flowers are gorgeous!

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  4. just gorgeous card Vanessa. Great effort, the results are well worth it.

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  5. Beautiful masking...love the striking flowers.

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  6. So gorgeous! I loveeeeeee the colors!!!!!

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  7. Wow, Vanessa, that is some top-notch masking! You made a brilliant bouquet and surrounded it with a gorgeous design!! Hugs, Darnell

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