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Studio Calico Mister Huey’s Masks and Mists

Winter Design Team member Cristine Redmond is back with us today for her final, awesome reveal! Cristine got to work with the Studio Calico Mister Huey’s Masks and Mists and she shows us just how easy and effective using mists and masks really are. Super quick cards and an adorable layout – Cristine you rocked the product again!

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When I found out that I was going to be working with Studio Calico Mister Huey’s Masks and Mists for this post, I did a little happy dance…then I freaked out a little.  I don’t know about you, but something about misting always intimidates me.  I have WAAAY too many mists in my craft room to not be using them, so I took this as a great opportunity to get over my fear and start using them. For this card, I used the hexagon mask and Mister Huey’s white mist.  I put the card flat on an old cardboard box I use for misting, then placed the mask on top of it.  Then I lightly sprayed the mist until I got the color I wanted.  Spraying it closer to the paper will make the mist spray heavier and holding it further away will make the mist lighter.  I cut some hexagons from my one of my favorite sheets of the My Mind’s Eye Collectable collection and filled a few of the spaces, added a piece for the border, then used a coordinating seam binding ribbon to tie it all together.  It was so fast and SUPER easy!

DIY handmade card using SC Mists and Masks

This card was so easy to put together as well.  I used the same steps above, but this time added small pieces of washi tape to tape the sides of the chevron mask down so it would lay flat better. I also used Mister Huey’s Warm Calico mist for this card.  I cut a couple banners, added some burlap twine, threw on a flair button and that was it!  Again, SUPER easy!

DIY handmade card using SC Mists and Masks

 

This project was a bit more complicated.  I decided to use the 12×12 Starburst mask not only as a mask, but as a stitching template as well.  I cut my background paper to size then traced the open sections of the mask with pencil.  After getting all of my holes punched, I erased my pencil lines then placed the mask back on the paper and misted it lightly with the white Mister Huey’s mist.  The hardest part of this project was the stitching aspect of it.  If I had left out those steps, this layout would have come together much faster.  I love the way it all turned out, though.

Scrapbooking layout using SC masks and mists

I hope this inspires you to steal today and create easy projects of your own!

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Thank you so much Cristine! Your cards and are just amazing! You are going to have to teach me how to mask and mist one day! I can’t believe this is your last Friday project post as Winter Design Team Member. Thank you for sharing with us all of your amazing projects and talent over the last 3 months – I know I’ve had a blast! But don’t worry ladies – Cristine will be back for one last How To-sday post later in the month.

Thanks for stopping by everyone and be sure to tune in again on Monday for a new Monday Craft Madness!

Look at the Glimmer! | Monday Card Madness #24

What girl doesn’t love some glimmer and shimmer? Today’s steal, the Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists sets are the perfect tool to add a little sheen and bling to your crafty projects. In fact, I have had so much fun playing with my glimmer sprays that I’ve used them on every single project for the blog over the past week! Coming from a girl that has a pretty good stash of stuff, these Glimmer Mists would definitely be on the top of my list of must haves.

For those of you that have never used a glimmer mist, let me take you on a quick walk through of how they are used.

They can be used in multiple ways such as:

  • enhancing colors of papers
  • adding shimmer
  • masking
  • layering
  • customizing white papers to make a project completely unique

My first experience ever with spray mists of any sort with these projects and I found them to be very user friendly and most of all fun!

Here are a couple of examples of how you can use the mists with a mask to create a unique and customized project.

On this example, I cut out flower shapes and laid them on top of a white piece of cardstock.

I added some of the Cranberry Zing, Graphite and Spring Violet mists, layering them for a unique look.

Next I removed the flowers and sentiment and ended up with a completely original background for a scrapbook page.

I also put the mask pieces to work on cards.

Another fun idea for a mask is to add letter stickers to your project prior to spraying it with Glimmer Mist.

After carefully removing the letter stickers this is what I ended up with.

You could even get creative and layer masks and mists. If you do, just be sure to start with the lightest color first.

For this weeks card sketch I wanted to create cards that would let the glimmer shine.

I took two sheets of craft paper and made them completely different by using the Creme de Chocolate and Spring Violet mists.

Isn’t it great what a little shimmer spray can do?

Here are my finished cards.

For additional examples of Glimmer Mist in action, check out the background of my layout for Mid Week Mojo #33 and the flowers on the Journaling Jumpstarts box.

Don’t forget our challenge to send out joy! Don’t let your wonderful creations sit around collecting dust–send them to someone to brighten their day.

Also remember after creating your cards to post them to our Facebook fan page or personal blog then leave a link with your creation here on our blog in order to be eligible for our monthly drawing for a little scrappy goodness.

Hope you have a fantastic Monday!

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