Hand Stamped By Heather Wright-Porto: Fresh Cut Stampset/Notes Card (1st Step)

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Fresh Cut Stampset/Notes Card (1st Step)

In creating the Fresh Cut sample for a recent Technique Class, the first step was "Masking".

  • I traced the die cut flower shape on scrap paper.
  • Cut out the image from the scrap paper but a little larger than the traced image.
  • I also used a 2nd piece of scrap paper (the tan pieces you see in the image above), because I didn't want the background image to go past a certain area of the card.
  • I then inked the background image in Sky Blue and stamped on the card front. Notice the ink that gets on the 2 pieces of scrap (that is not, therefore, on the card front due to the "masking").
  • See the next, later post to see how the sample develops.

For an online tutorial of masking, visit:


For an online tutorial for reverse masking, visit: