Monday, April 27, 2015

No more MISTIFANS

Well today has been an eye opener. Let me start out by saying I love my MISTI. This morning the members of the MISTFans Facebook group, and other facebook groups were threatened with legal action, by MISTI inventor Iliana, if we did not shut down our group. She felt our group, and others like it, were saying bad things about her and/or the MISTI. This was just not true we all loved our MISTIs. So we shut down our group and moved over to another group we named Stamping Enablers. See button on the right.
I was very shocked that this was happening. Most companies like Facebook Fan groups. We promoted the MISTI  and I can assure you Many MISTIs were sold due to that group. Now many MISTIs that were to be purchased will not be bought due to the inventors actions of today.
I just find it sad that a great product is being overshadowed by the inventors mean spiritedness.
I will continue to use my MISTI, until the cracks make it unusable then I will use my recently shipped replacement and I hope the same thing does not happen to it.
I will however not promote the MISTI as recently some requests for replacement due to manufacturers defects were denied.
That is my rant for today

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Mod Squad Challenge

I am entering this card into the Mod Squad Challenge for this week, which is too choose 3 colors from the color wheel and make a card.
I chose Blue , Yellow and Green, and used then to color in the image from Arranged With Love stamp set from Gina K. Designs
I hope you like my card!!
I would like it if you Joined my page!!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Butterflies!!

That's right!! One of my favorite things ever!!  I have tons of butterfly stamps and this week the Mod Squad Challenge is to use a butterfly is your focal image. Oh and by the way my card got top three in last weeks challenge and I got a blog badge (it's over there on the right side).
So I have had this large butterfly stamp for years, atleast 10 years probably more!! It was wood mounted and I decided to unmount it for use in my MISTI. I stamped it with Memento tuxedo black, colored it with Copics and the brushed  Wink of Stella clear glitter all over it. I stamped a border edge stamp around the edges.

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Just a new bag and couple of cards

Hello there, Today was full of surprises. Gotta Love Happy Mail!!  My Luci tote bag arrived!!
So I had to adore it and fill it with lots of goodies!! Now I am my own walking billboard.

I did manage to stamp a couple of cards. One for my co-worker who is leaving to take a new position.

The next one is an Anniversary card for my card stash.
Thank for stopping by 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Spring! Where are you?

It definitely feels as if winter is never going to leave us here in the Maritimes!!  I cannot believe we may actually get another snow storm this weekend :(  So, I got out the brightest springy ink I could find and made this very Bright card!! The inks are Pigment inks from Mama Elephant and stamps are From Gina K Designs.


Thanks for coming around and having a look!!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Happy Easter

Good Morning and Happy Easter everyone.  I hope you all got lots of goodies from the Easter Bunny!!  I am heading out to my parents for dinner shortly and this morning I made them this card and matching envelope. I have a surprising lack of Easter stamps, which I plan on fixing soon, but I did find this set and the work Easter from another.


Have a great Day and thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

STV April Fools Challenges

The Moderators over at Stamp TV have been posting some April Fools Challenges. I decided to do them today while I play with MISTI.

The first challenge posted by Cat was to use 2 of the same shapes on your card. I used Ovals on mine. I used my MISTI to figure out spacing for my ovals, then stamped them twice to get a nice dark image. The same is true for the sentiment and butterfly. I then cut 2 masks for the ovals and used a dotted border stamp to make my background in Kraft.


The next challenge posted by Karen was a color challenge. Your card had to have Blue and orange. For this challenge I used Post It notes to mask off the top and bottom then sponged on stripes of Powder Blue and Sweet Mango. The image of the chairs and sentiments are from By the Sea 2 andwere stamped in Black Onyx.


The third Challenge was posted by Lee and was a sketch challenge. I flipped the sketch upside down to have the circle at the top. I layered the white, kraft and then white banner together then die cut the circle out. I layered this piece on top of a white cardstock base, without glue. The placed them in MISTI, put the stamp over the card where I wanted it, picked it up with the lid of MISTI, removed my top layers and stamped  the grapes from Better with Age on the card base. I then colored my image and put the top on using foam tape for dimension. The sentiment was lined up and stamped in kraft ink. I am submitting this card for the Mod Squad Tic Tac Toe Challenge. This card used the right verticle line including piercing, coloring, and using rhinestones or pearls, I am sure enamel dots count too.


The fourth Challenge posted by Sean is a 1.. 2.. 3.. Challenge in which the card has to be 1 layer, use 2 ink colors and three different stamp sets. My layer is white, the 2 ink colors are Black Onyx and Ocean Mist. To do this card I mapped it out with my MISTI, using a blank piece of paper. I stamped the oval first, masked off the outside, then stamped the silhouette about four times to get a nice dark evenly colored image. Next, I stamped the sentiment, masked the oval and using a dotted stamp from Lots of Dots I stamped it moving it to make the background.


There you have it 4 challenge cards made in one afternoon!!  Thanks for stopping by!!

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