Pink & Main Misti Blog Hop

Welcome! Welcome!! Pink and Main is joining up with My Sweet Petunia for a fantastic blog hop! There are going to be so many amazing creations along the way so be sure to hop along with us and of course there are PRIZES!!! Two lucky commenters will be chosen to win one of two prizes: a $50 shopping spree to My Sweet Petunia and a $50 shopping spree to Pink and Main. Wowzers!!! 
You must leave your comment no later then April 1st and the winners will be announced on April 3rd on the Pink & Main blog and also the My Sweet Petunia blog
For my project today I really wanted to do some cool technique because I’ve seen others do them and they look like so much fun! What I ended up doing was creating a very simple card and showing you how I use the Misti stamping tool. It’s very simple – I use it to stamp. ha! I know that sounds simple but honestly it’s the best tool ever! I will NOT stamp without it. 
A quick flashback. I used to do Close To My Heart. I did it all including workshops, parties, the whole kitten-kaboodle. My biggest problem was …. stamping. If it didn’t stamp right, you had to try and line it up or stamp again. Very frustrating. I actually quit stamping for a while. Then I discovered the Misti. This has allowed me to stamp my images in the exact place I want them and if it doesn’t come out crisp the first time, I ink up and stamp again! It helps me line things up straight so no more crooked sentiments (unless operator error lol) Be sure to check out my video down below and I’ll show you how I use it! 
Ok enough babble – on to my card! 
I’m starting off with Neenah white cardstock and the Four Point Star stencil from Pink & Main. I lightly ink up my 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ panel with Mermaid Lagoon and Blueprint Sketch distress oxide. I’m leaving a little space for my image in the corner.
Next, I load my panel into my Misti stamping tool and stamp this sweet mouse image into the bottom corner. To get nice, crisp black lines, I ink up my image once more and stamp again. Because I have my paper and stamp in the same place, I’m able to stamp again without worrying about my lines not matching up.
I did go back and line up my stencil to add a little bit more ink and make it closer to the umbrella. Then I colored my image with copic markers. I’ll load this panel back into the Misti, holding it down with the magnet. 
The creative corners is another amazing product from My Sweet Petunia. I’m going to take one of them and line up one edge with the bottom of my card. Then I can take my sentiment and butt it right up against the top of the creative corner and my sentiment will be perfectly straight. I can even double check with the pre-etched lines on the door of the Misti. I will also double stamp this sentiment in black ink so it stands out against the background.
To finish off the card, I’m going to add the panel to an A2 sized cardbase and add a few Glossy dots from the Birthday Girl collection.

Copics Used

You can view my process in the video down below or on my Youtube Channel.

Here’s a list of the complete line up in case you get lost along the way. Next on the stop is… Ceal Pritchett .
Thank you so much for stopping by and happy hopping!!

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  1. Cute as always! Love your use of the stencil! ❤️😊

  2. Adorable card. I, too, do not stamp without my MISTI!

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  4. Love the little mouse. Cute card 🙂

  5. Love your ombré stenciling! You did a great job!

  6. adorable, love your stencil work!

  7. So cute, I will have to buy this one.

  8. Love the stenciled background for that cute mouse!!

  9. Awwww…sweet lil mousie! Adorable card ♥

  10. Very sweet card, I would like to try those sponge daubers.

  11. Super cute…love how you used the stencil with this image!

  12. Your card is adorable! Love the colors of that stenciled background!!

  13. Fantastic! Beautifully colored and super cute mouse. I love how the stencil simulates rain, so clever.

  14. Such a cute card. Love the little mouse.

  15. sweet card. love the background


  16. Love this card, so cute!!!

  17. Such a cute card
    and great use of
    the MISTI.
    Carla from Utah

  18. Awe! So sweet!! Love the “rain” and that adorable little mouse with his umbrella!! Great design!

  19. Love that four point stencil and how you used it. Thanks for the video.

  20. I just love the stencil! Very cute card!

  21. Very cute card, loving Mr Mice and how you've shaded him. I've not seen the stencil before but liking it a lot with how you've inked it up.

  22. Too cute … I love this little image.

  23. I love how the stencil kind of looks like rain next to the mouse. So clever!

  24. Mindy , you always do fantastic work in whatever you do! Beautiful card!

  25. such a sweet card – lvoe it:)

  26. Great sentiment and such a cute mouse too!I love it all!

  27. So cute. Love this background.

  28. He is totally adorable!

  29. Love your card! I will have to “steal” this later today.

  30. Darling card! Love that cute mouse! Great tips on using the MISTI too!

  31. Such a sweet, cheerful card! Nice coloring on that cute little mouse! I don't think I could stamp without my mini Misti.

  32. I'm a new comer to the card making and winning one of these prizes would mean the world to me. I love to watch your videos. They help me so much. This card with the little mouse is just too cute.

  33. SO cute and I love the stenciled background

  34. Wonderful card.
    Love how you left an aura
    around the little mouse.
    thanks for sharing

  35. How cute is this little mouse ! Love it !

  36. Adorable mouse card,it's so cute,awesome and creative.

  37. Adorable mouse card,it's so cute,awesome and creative.

  38. Love the darling little mouse and the awesome background idea. Thanks for sharing your great inspiration.

  39. I love all of the new ideas!

  40. This is so cute – I love the stenciled background.

  41. Great card. Love the little mouse. Your coloring is very good. Thanks for sharing

  42. Simply delightful.

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