TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog postTEACH me That! A new series by the Technique Design Team. Learn a new technique every Thursday at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com.

I had a lot of fun creating this week’s TEACH ME THAT. Every Thursday I share a new technique to help take your stamping creativity to a whole new level.

Today in Teach Me That, I will be showing you how to create a beautiful masked card.  It’s so easy to do and I will share with you step-by-step instructions to teach you how.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post
Are you ready to learn how to do it? Here we go!

TEACH me That! A new series by the Technique Design Team. Learn a new technique every Thursday at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com.

MASKING TECHNIQUE

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • You can’t see it well in the photo but I have little dots of SNAIL adhesive on copy paper.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • Rub the SNAIL on your pants or shirt to “de-stickify” the adhesive.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • Line up your cardstock on grid paper.  Use the lines on the grid paper to make a straight line with the copy paper.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • Repeat on the other side of the cardstock, leaving the amount of space you would like work with.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • With a sponge dauber, LIGHTLY add ink onto the bottom of the cardstock.  You can add more ink if you’d like but you can’t take it away so always start light.  (I used Chocolate Chip ink here)

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • With a different sponge dauber, LIGHTLY add your next color of ink. (I used Marina Mist)

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • GENTLY remove the copy paper and admire how awesome your image looks.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • Stamp as desired on the inked area.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • Add sentiment.

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • Isn’t it gorgeous?

TEACH me that! Learn how the Masking Technique is done at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the May 18, 2017 blog post

  • I simply added the stamped cardstock to a card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals for a clean and simple look.

The measurements for my card couldn’t be easier: 

  • Whisper White – 11″ x 4 ¼”, score and fold at 5 ½”
  • Whisper White – 3 ½” x 5″

Want to create my I AM MORE WITH YOU card?  Just click a pic to order what you need or look through your stamp sets and see how you can create it with what you have already.

 

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So, here’s the deal…. Mr. Awesome and I have been on a weight loss journey for a long time.  About 5 years ago we did Weight Watchers and lost a ton of weight. He lost 90 and I lost 45.  We really enjoyed the food we ate and felt amazing.  Well, over the next 4 years or so, it SLOWLY crept back on.  I put on about 25 and Mr. Awesome, well, he would rather me not say.  For the past year, we switched to the Atkins lifestyle and started out great but we just stalled out no matter how diligent we stuck with it. 

Last night we made the decision to get back on Weight Watchers.  The plan has changed and that makes me sad because I really wanted to go back on the “old” plan but we are going to give this a try and see how it goes.  I’m not as concerned about how I look at my current weight as much as I am frustrated at not being able to find clothes that fit.  I really need to make this happen.  So….stay tuned and I will keep you posted on the results.  🙂

The girls and I are off to the dentist so I had better close.  Have a fabulous day my stampin’ peeps!  Mwah!  See you guys tomorrow!

 

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