By Melissa Banbury. Use Stamping Sponges on Whisper White cardstock. Begin sponging with lightest colors first, working from bottom of the cardstock upwards, ending with darkest colors to help create the shadows & depth in the sky. Finish the sky by adding stars with a white gel pen. Sponge the grassline in Basic Black ink & add the stamped image from stamp set "Forever Young."

By lisaadd at Splitcoaststampers. She sponged with Antique Linen, Tea Dye and Frayed Burlap Distress inks and stamped using SU Crumb Cake and Early Espresso. Mask and sponge. Remove mask from top of card and stamp.

Porch Swing Creations: Twilight in the Park (I like the sidewalk perspective fading into the background)

By Heather Telford. Mask the rectangle. Sponge in blue and pink. Stamp the spotty blossoms several times in pink while the masks are still in place. Remove the masks & stamp the branch again in pink then slightly higher in black. Do the same with the sentiment.

handmade birthday card ... sponged background in deep blues ombre effect and a large yellow sun ... flower from Serene Silhouettes stamped on top ... lovely!! ... Stampin' Up!

Daffodil Delight Roses

Wickedly Wonderful Creations: Fab Friday #15/Cards for Crayton #3

By Grandma Overboard at Splitcoaststampers. Bottom of card dry-embossed. Circle mask made with punch. Sponged in regal rose and daffodil inks. Stamped trees and sentiment. Fairly quick card to make.

Serene Silhouettes, Seasonal Sayings (Holiday Mini) Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black Ink: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Elegant Eggplant, Basic Black Other: 1 3/4" Circle Punch, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch

Fresh Vintage Birthday

Nicole Wilson Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator: Flower Patch

love everything about this card! ditto!

Paula Dobson/Stampinantics

10/28/2012; Paula Dobson at 'Stampinantics' blog; So Sorry & Serene Silhouettes stamp sets; inks: Riding Hood Red, Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron; great composition, LOVELY card

Sunny Serene Silhouettes

By Susan Roberts. Mask bottom of panel (lake) with straight mask. Sponge blue ink lightly at top of panel (sky). For mask, tear scrap paper & place near top with torn edge down. Sponge blue ink at torn edge. Move mask down & to left or right. Sponge sand-colored mountains. Repeat for brown mountains. Turn straight mask 180º to cover mountains & sponge lake. Remove masks. Stamp trees. Wonderful card!

SU Just Believe, sponged background

By Susan Roberts. Mask bottom of panel (lake) with straight mask. Sponge blue ink lightly at top of panel (sky). For mask, tear scrap paper & place near top with torn edge down. Sponge blue ink at torn edge. Move mask down & to left or right. Sponge sand-colored mountains. Repeat for brown mountains. Turn straight mask 180º to cover mountains & sponge lake. Remove masks. Stamp trees. Cut into 3 panels. Wonderful card!

By Peg Coombes. Die cut or punch circle for sun mask from Post-It Full Adhesive Note. Position on white cardstock panel. Sponge orange ink across mask (perhaps Crisp Cantaloupe). Cut mountain mask from copy paper. Lay negative cut on white panel; sponge from mask to panel. Move down and shift horizontally; sponge again, more heavily this time. Sponge above mountains and above sun with gray ink. Stamp silhouettes from "World of Dreams" (Stampin' Up) in black. Add flying birds by hand.