Unleash your Masking Skills with Altenew’s Mask Stencils

by Altenew

Welcome to another special feature here on the Altenew blog! Today is all about Altenew's Mask Stencils!

In case you missed it, we have released mask stencils in our store earlier this year as a new product category. These handy mask stencils were designed to make card-making a breeze for you! Aside from its obvious purpose – which is for masking techniques – you'll find that our mask stencils can also be used in various crafting techniques. The creative possibilities are truly endless with Altenew's Mask Stencils!

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What exactly are mask stencils?

Designed to coordinate perfectly with our stamp sets, these will help you get the most out of your stamp sets! Here are a few things you need to know about these mask stencils:

  • These were made out of a thinner material than our regular stencils.
  • It comes with positive pieces and a negative piece.
  • Easily stamp over them or use them with your favorite coloring mediums!
  • Use the negative piece for quick and easy ink blending!
  • Keep them in place using Altenew's Glue Tape or any repositionable adhesive.
  • Easy to clean – just use baby wipes or gently wash it with lukewarm water and soap.

Do I need mask stencils?

If you are looking to invest in a handy and extremely useful tool to help you create beautiful handmade cards quickly and easily, then you should definitely give our mask stencils a try! With these mask stencils, you can easily create stunning foliage, breathtaking backgrounds, gorgeous bouquets, and more! You don't need to fussy cut your own “mask” out of paper or post-it notes every time you want to do some masking!

How do I use them?

Don't get intimidated by our mask stencils! To give you a better idea of how amazing and easy-to-use these mask stencils are, here's a how-to/introduction video by our very own Lydia.


Now that we've got that out of the way, here are a few project inspiration using our Mask Stencils to spark your creativity! We hope you get inspired!

Altenew Angelique Motifs Svitlana Shayevich Script Words 01

Altenew Wonderland Aga

Altenew Wonderland Watercolor Yoonsun

Altenew Dotted Blooms Mask Stencil Sweet Hearts Wood Veneer Therese Calvird 3

Altenew Dotted Blooms Stamp Mask Stencil Erum 1

Altenew Exotic Tulips Stamp Mask Stencil Amber Rain Davis 4

Altenew Rennie Roses Stamp Mask Stencil Vicky

Wallpaper Art Example 35

Wallpaper Art Example 6

Exotic Tulips Example 14

Peaceful Reverie Example 1

Baroque Motifs Example 1 Baroque Motifs Example 7

Sunflower Daisy Example 19 Sunflower Daisy Example 20

Want to give our Mask Stencils a try?

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Awesome news! All our Mask Stencils are 35% OFF now through 10/17/2019 at 11:59 PM EDT! No code needed to enjoy this deal! Not valid on previous purchases. *Excludes October 2019 release stencils. Shop HERE!

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Tricia Podmore October 16, 2019 - 14:01

What stunning cards. Love the Masking technique and plan to try it. Thanks for sharing and inspiring new techniques with your superb products.

Darlene De Sario October 17, 2019 - 01:10

Gorgeous examples! Stunning floral backgrounds and images.

Pam Ryan October 17, 2019 - 07:56

Thank you for the video on masking. I see creative possibilities now!

ALI Alrammah October 18, 2019 - 02:34

How make business with you?
I am in Saudi Arabia


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