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**VIDEO** Gradation Stamping w/ MISTI

Hello! Today’s video was actually recorded few weeks ago when I received the MISTI for the first time. If you watch lots of videos by other cardmakers, you probably know well about the MISTI. I have to tell you, I was pretty skeptical when I ordered this because I never used stamp positioning tool in my crafting life, and the cost was pretty high for me to spend on a positioning tool. So I watched some videos and asked my crafty friends what they like about it and decided to take the plunge. I am so glad I got this tool, because this is just more than a positioning tool.
I put together a quick card on the day that I got MISTI, so in the video you will see brief thoughts and info about the tool itself and the process of how the card above comes together.

I wanted to try using different ink pads to create a ombre look or a gradation look on today’s card. With MISTI, this technique is so easy and fast. I used three different ink pads from Mama Elephant to stamp out the focal point of the card and it took just 5 minutes to do so! Talk about a tool that saves you time!

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Check out how cool the gradation looks on the sentiment. After stamping it out with the pigment ink pads, I used clear embossing powder to add shine to it. Also added some light blue color on the background to help the sentiment pop out.

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Do you have MISTI? How often do you use it and what do you like about it the most? If you don’t have one, I hope you will consider getting one!

All the supplies I used on today’s video is listed below. I figured out a way to link items to multiple shops so you can get the items from the stores that you prefer to shop from. (Click SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson, AMZ for Amazon)

MISTI GRID PAPER Pad mistigp (SSS|MSP)
RESERVE MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping Tool misti (SSS|MSP)
MISTI SUPER MAGNET Disc mistism (MSP|SSS)
NOVUS PC-10 Plastic Clean & Shine (MSP|AMZ)
Mama Elephant Clear Stamp MAKE A WISH Set (SSS|EH)
Mama Elephant Creative Color EGGPLANT Ink Pad (SSS|EH)
Mama Elephant Creative Color SWEET LILAC Ink Pad (SSS|EH)
Mama Elephant Creative Color TUTTI FRUTTI Ink Pad (EH|SSS)
Neenah Solar White 80LB 25PK (SSS|EH)
Neenah Solar White 110LB 25PK (SSS|EH)
Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS IBT40965 (EH|SSS)
Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad TUMBLED GLASS Ranger TDP40248 (EH|SSS)
Ranger .5 Oz. MINI MULTI MEDIUM MATTE Glue Adhesive Paint INK41511 (EH|SSS)
Pretty Pink Posh 6MM SPARKLING CLEAR Cupped Sequins (SSS|EH)
Pretty Pink Posh 4MM SPARKLING CLEAR Cupped Sequins (EH|SSS)
EK Success CRAFT TWEEZERS Precision Tip 54-04000 (EH|SSS)

Comments (1)

  1. Love the card it has the appearance of a time consuming card. You and the misti make it looks easy. Hope to get one soon, nice job.