Mask Appeal Scrapbook Challenge – Soften Those Edges

Hello.  This is Jana with the August Mask Appeal Challenge.  One of the many things that I love about using an artistic mask is that is instantly softens the edges of my photos or digital paper.  Soft edges can give the page such a timeless feel.

Katie has a great freebie pack for you.  The freebie pack will be available until September 3rd.

My friends Linda (earlofoxford) and Janet (JALong) were eager to jump right in and help me with this challenge.  I adore the pages that they made.

Linda showcased this sweet photo of her granddaughter on her page.  Make sure you look closely at how she used the mask multiple times and her fabulous title work.  This is such a GORGEOUS page.

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Linda’s Product Credits: Katie Pertiet (Filmed Photo Masks Brushes and Stamps No. 5, Collection Manuscrite Paper Pack, Flourished Clusters Brushes and Stamps No. 02, Little Shores Element Pack, Ripped Vintage Photo Frames No. 02, Bead Scatterings No. 01, Tied Fasteners No. 03, Drop Shadow Styles No. 02) Lynn Grieveson (Sunshine Ahead Kit)

Janet once again brought her signature style of color and fun to this challenge.  I can’t get enough of her pages and this is no exception.  Love how she used the mask as the background to these beautiful photos and great design.

Janeta_web_Sunday_Afternoon_at_Temple_SquareJanet’s Product Credits: Sacked Solids Neutrals Paper Pack, Charted Layered Template No. 01, Filmed Photo Masks Brushes and Stamps No. 05, Collection Manuscrite Paper Pack, Stamped Alphabet No. 02, Fine Line Twists Brushes and Stamps No. 02, Clean Stitched Circles: White No. 01, Classic Cardstock: Energy, Days+Months Handdrawn Brushes, Times of Your Life Handdrawn Brushes, Basic Tags No. 01, Photo Corners: Colors No. 01)

I used the mask to soften the edges of a favorite photo of my daughter.  I enjoy using masks for a lot of different reasons but certainly one of them is that I can create a page so quickly and that was certainly the case with this page.

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Jana’s Product Credits: Filmed Photo Brushes and Masks No. 5, Hidden Meadows Solids, Bookshelf Frames No. 2, Like This Add On Paper, Hey There Kit, Crowning Affair, Cherished Artistry, Page Blends No. 3, Slide Reels No. 1, Catana Kit, Bits of Nature No. 2, Manuscrite Paper Pack

I hope you are feeling inspired to jump right into this challenge.  Make sure to use the mask from the freebie kit and post your pages in the Mask Appeal Gallery by Monday, September 2nd at 6:00 PM Eastern Time.  I will be drawing a random winner of a $5 gift card to the store.   I will post the name of the winner in the forum.  Have fun and as always, I will look forward to seeing your page!

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