Magical Day - Masking with Neat & Tangled

The days are just flying by - don't you agree? Before we know it, school will be back in session and let me tell you ... I will be ready to give out some cards to the teachers ! 

Today I'm sharing a card I made for the Neat & Tangled monthly challenge - Masking. Now ... masking is NOT my favorite technique because it usually means I have to fussy cut haha! And you all know how I love my Scan n Cut machine ! But ..... I do find it a beautiful technique! 

I created a mask for my unicorn (spirit animal ha!) using the Inkadinkado Masking Paper. I stamped my image onto my Neenah White Cardstock and added my mask on top. 

Next I put a strip of the same masking paper on the top and bottom of my cardstock. I typically use my painters tape but sometimes it rips the paper and I thought "hey! you have masking paper!" ... so I used that and it worked perfectly! 

I left the small strip through the middle and had my unicorn sticking out the top. Then I blended Abandoned Coral, Wild Honey and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide inks. 

Once I removed my masking strips, I started coloring the unicorn with my copic markers. I was going off an image in my head of the beautiful all white unicorns like I used to collect figures of.... I don't know if I did it justice but I sure tried! For a finishing touch, I added some Pink Lemonade & Pixie Dust Sequins Mix.

I hope you enjoyed today's card and it inspired you to create! 
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2 comments

  1. Beautiful! So bright and clean. Love the ombre background. Thanks for playing with LTCh:)

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  2. What a fantastic CAS design!! Its so clean and the masking is perfection. Love your blending skills and that unicorn is coloured so beautifully. So glad you shared this with us at Little Tangles!

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