If you're like me, you have lots of extra Cricut cuts stored somewhere in your craft area. Even though I don't use every cut I make (some are the wrong size, or practice cuts, or whatever), I hate to throw them away - ya never know when they'll come in handy. One thing I've found is that extra cuts make terrific masks. Just grab some repositionable double-sided tape, place the cuts on your paper, then use ink to dab, or an airbrush or mister to spray over them.
I used a make-up sponge to dab ink over the taped-down images.
And, here's a card using the technique:
Hugs and Happy Crafting,