Friday, January 26, 2018

Masked Magic

 Hello Everyone and happy Friday.
I hope you have something nice planned for the weekend.  We are off to a bouncy castle indoor fun park which the kids will love.  I am not sure about my head though so I better take something for a headache.
Its challenge time at Daring Cardmakers this week Nat has picked our fun dare.  Its called "Masked Magic".  Nat would like to see some form of masking technique on your creation.  So you can use post it notes, masking paper, masking fluid or masking tape.
I took the easy option and just used a sheet of paper to mask off the top and bottom of my card to create a straight edge.  I then inked up my background used blues and greens to create a lovely country scene.

I wanted to try the reflection technique.  So I Stamped my real image first and used the lovely as a tree set from Stampin Up.  To create the reflection I stamped the image into a piece of acetate and then lining this up with the real image I pressed the acetate firmly on to the card to leave the stamped impression behind.  I gently lifted it off and if the image hadn't stamped just rub lightly over the acetate taking care not to smudge the ink.

I finished my card by trimming the white cardstock to fit a square of black card and I left a small border and I also stamped a little greeting in black.

A clean and simple card from me today and I actually love how this card and technique turned out.
Thanks for stopping by today and please check out the more inspiration from the Design Team over on the Daring Cardmakers blog.
Have a lovely weekend.


  1. Stunning Dawn - love the reflection. Shabneez x

  2. Beautiful peaceful scene Dawn, lovely colours. Cathy x

  3. It's a gorgeous scene Dawn, love the reflections and you've demonstrated one of the things I love about masking - the clean lines and look you can achieve! :D

  4. Oh. It looks awesome! I've never tried this technique before, but that might change...

  5. Such a beautiful card - I love this stamp set too!

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