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Eco-friendly Reusable Masking

Today I am excited to share how I make and use reusable masks with Essentials by Ellen Art Magnetic Masking Material and the Essentials by Ellen Craft Assistant. No more taping stencils or masks down! The magnetic system holds masks and stencils really well, is easy to use and is really inexpensive.  And you can make masks out of dies you already own! 
I love it!
I hope you enjoy the short video I made to explain all of this in a bit more detail.
Tips:

1.  Choose the dies of the shapes you mask most often with and die cut them out of the Essentials by Ellen Art Magnetic Masking Material.
2. Die cut one size of that shape die or multiple sizes on the same mask if you would like.  See the video for details on this.
3. You need a metal base such as the Essentials by Ellen Craft Assistant to use these magnetic masks with.
4. I hold the magnetic mask very lightly.  They hold very well if you make your magnetic masks with a 3/4 to 1 inch border past the edge of your card stock.
5. I store my magnetic masks on Essentials by Ellen Die Storage Magnets in page protectors.
 
 
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 I hope you try this out.
And I hope that you can go make a card and have some fun today!
Thank you for stopping by!
Betty

Supplies:
Cardstock
Art Magnetic Masking Material
Craft Assistant
Magnetic Die Storage
Animal Love Stamp Set
Animal Love Die Set
Brick Stencil
Rocky Shore Ink Pad
Mocha Ink Pad
Velvet Ink Pad
Grapevine Ink Pad
Copic Marker T1
Copic Marker T3
Copic Marker T5
Copic Marker YR14
Copic Marker YR21
Copic Marker E33
Copic Marker E35
Copic Marker E42
Copic Marker E43
Copic Marker E99
Copic Marker R37
Copic Marker R89
Copic Marker RV10
Limestone Ink Pad
Soft Lilac Ink Pad
Copic Marker RV000
Copic Marker C1
Copic Marker C3
Copic Marker N7
Copic Marker BV02
Copic Marker BV04
Copic Marker BV13
Mondo Magnolia Stamp
Copic Marker V0000
Copic Marker RV00
Copic Marker RV11
Prismacolor Pencils 1063 and 1065

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