Saturday, April 15, 2017

Rose Blossom Blog Hop - Some Kinda Wonderful

Hi!  Thanks for stopping by!  On today's blog hop, we are featuring the paper pack, Some Kinda Wonderful. It truly is a colorful, happy, playful pack and I can't get enough of this ensemble, especially the turtle!  I think I have made more cards with this little guy than any other stamp. 

For this blog, I tried the mirror (or reverse) stamping technique and I was very pleased with how easy it is, and that I can get so much more use out of all my stamps! 

image on left is the mirrored image, the image on the right is the regular stamp

There are a lot of different ways this technique can be done, but I will quickly explain how I did mine.  I took the Some Kind of Wonderful turtle and stamped the image on my cardstock.  I then removed my paper and put a plain flat stamp on my stamping tool (MISTI) where the paper originally was.  I stamped the turtle image a couple of times, in the same exact spot, to be sure all the lines were solid.  I took my paper with the stamped turtle, turned it around and placed my paper over (face down) on the stamped image and pressed firmly.  I gently lifted the paper and I now have a mirrored image.  Then I colored and added the heart stamp and other embellishments.

Tools that I used to create this card:

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  1. So cute Ginger! What a great idea to reverse the image of the turtle. Always working your crafty magic!

  2. I JUST saw a video of this!! I love these two loving turtles. Now I might need the Misti!

  3. You use the Misti to the fullest and it shows in this really cute card! Thank you for sharing how you did the mirror technique!

  4. Darling card, and such a fun technique. Thanks for sharing!