EZ with CZ: Masking + Monochromatic Ink Blending

Hi friends! Happy Thursday! Please join me in welcoming special guest Cathy Zielske back to our blog for the latest edition of EZ with CZ! Read on, be sure to watch the video, and enjoy!

Hi everyone! Cathy Z. here with another installment of EZ with CZ! Today I’m sharing a simple way to make a monochromatic band of color on any card panel using some Distress Oxide inks, a stencil and some masking.

I am using the Simon Says Stamp I Like Small Dots 6 x 9 stencil, but any stencil pattern can work for this technique.

Once you have your bands of color and pattern, you can top it with a die cut for a clean and simple card project.

Here is my video showing you this easy process:

Thanks so much for stopping by! See you next month!

SUPPLIES:

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CZ Design Wafer Dies HAPPY EVERYTHING…
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Simon Says Stamp SENTIMENT LABELS…
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp EMBOSSING POWDER…
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Popular Wagner Precision Heat Tool HT400
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Inkadinkado EMBOSSING MAGIC Powder…
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Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
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Elmer’s CraftBond EXTRA STRENGTH…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad SPUN…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Little Things From Lucy’s Cards ICE…
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs MASKING…
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Scotch 3M POST-IT MASKING Labeling…
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Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS…
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Ranger MINI DOMED INK BLENDING FOAM…
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01
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Crystal Ninja CRYSTAL KATANA Black…
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Gina K Designs CONNECT GLUE Adhesive…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
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C-Thru T SQUARE RULER Westcott JR12
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Tim Holtz Tonic MAXI GUILLOTINE…
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Tonic EASY CLEAN MAT 1514E
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Altenew Self Healing 24 x 18 CUTTING…
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Thanks so much for stopping by, and thanks to Cathy for being our guest!

Card Kit Reveal and Inspiration: Dandelion Messages

Our May 2021 Card Kit Dandelion Messages is perfect in its beautiful simplicity. This kit includes 2 brand-new Simon exclusive products—the lovely 6×8 Dandelion Messages stamp set and Dandelion die.
 
We’ve included a variety of dandelion-themed Creative Expressions patterned papers, and the Sizzix Dandelion Wish embossing folder. For a bit of shine, you also get 1 mini jar of neon glitz from Rina K. Designs and Therm O Web, as well as one sheet of Tim Holtz Idea-ology metallic cardstock and 2 pieces of Idea-ology Accoutrements. Rounding out the kit are 3 Simon brand envelopes, and 4 sheets of cardstock in coordinating colors.
 
Our Dandelion Messages kit will have your mind racing with creative ideas!

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The NEW Dandelion Messages 6×8 stamp set and Dandelion die are available for individual purchases in our store!

Don’t forget! We have LOTS of gorgeous card kit inspiration to access and add to in our Card Kit Galleries!

You can purchase the kit at $39.99, or you can subscribe to our kit of the month program for just $34.99 (plus S&H) per month to have our kits delivered right to your door each month!

If you are a subscriber who used Paypal to purchase your subscription, please be sure to pay the invoice that we send you within 3 business days. We have a limited number of this card kit in stock and don’t want you to miss out. For easier and quicker monthly processing, please contact us via email or telephone and we will put your credit card on file as a courtesy for you. Card kits bill and ship anytime between the 16 – 30 of every month.

Making the Cut: Slimline Die Cut Scene Card

Hi friends! Happy Tuesday! Please join me in welcoming back special guest Nichol Spohr in our Making the Cut monthly blog feature to our blog for a really adorable Honey Bear slimline card showcasing our NEW Bear Hugs die set and Hexagon Element die! See those cutie bees buzzing at the top? They are in the Portrait Meadow Backdrop set from Lawn Fawn! Be sure to watch the video for more information and enjoy!

WATCH THE VIDEO:

SUPPLIES:

Simon Says Stamp BEAR HUGS Wafer Dies…
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Hero Arts Fancy Dies HONEY POT DI858
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Lawn Fawn PORTRAIT MEADOW BACKDROP…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps BEE HAPPY…
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PinkFresh Studio MARIGOLD Dye Ink Pad…
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PinkFresh Studio WARM BUFF Dye Ink…
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PinkFresh Studio LICORICE Dye Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp EMBOSSING POWDER…
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Zig Kuretake Gansai Tambi STARRY…
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Lawn Fawn SUNFLOWER Cardstock LF1119
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Lawn Fawn GOLD RUSH Cardstock LF2087
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Lawn Fawn VANILLA MALT Cardstock LF1576
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Lawn Fawn PAPER BAG Cardstock LF1574
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Lawn Fawn GROUND COFFEE Cardstock LF1572
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Lawn Fawn STORM CLOUD Cardstock LF1273
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Gina K Designs SET OF 10 BLENDING…
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Gina K Designs SET OF 4 Blending…
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Gina K Designs SET OF 2 Blending…
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T 024 Spellbinders REVERSE TWEEZERS
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T 023 Spellbinders DETAIL TWEEZERS
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Darice ADHESIVE FOAM 33 Double Sided…
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Scrapbook Adhesives 3D 217 WHITE FOAM…
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Lawn Fawn GLUE TUBE Adhesive LF1664
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Ranger MINI GLOSSY ACCENTS Glue…
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Thanks so much for stopping by, and thanks to Nichol for being our guest!