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!
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!
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!
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.
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!