Welcome to the MISTI and Ink Blot Shop Collaboration Blog Hop!
Hopefully you have arrived here from Giovana's blog, but if not and you wish to start today's Blog Hop at the beginning, please click HERE.
The Ink Blot Shop is a company launched by long time crafter Tifany DeGough in the summer of 2016. She originally started designing stamps the stamps she felt she was missing for her Bible art and journaling, but soon began creating stamps for card making as well. Her gift of designing versatile and easily colorable images and fun sentiments a mix of fantastic fonts has really made her company a rising star in the stamping community. Her images can easily be combined or be stamped repeatedly to make backgrounds, used to decorate planners and journals or be a stunning focal image for simple to elaborate cards. I was very impressed with the range and quality of these stamps, and this set, Arts and Crafts Sentiments, was a must have for me. I love the mix of fonts, and the many small craft supply stamps to create cards and tags for crafty friends. And the "I arted" sentiment, just was just way too cute!
I chose to use this Arts and Crafts Sentiments set for my card today.
I started my card by using my original MISTI to stamp the large ink blot stamp on an Xpress-it Copic Blending Card using the pale Altenew Blush ink. This gave me a very faint image for no-line coloring.
I used my favorite red combo (R24, 27, 29 and 59), to color the puddle of paint, shading the edges to give the appearance of dimension. I added highlights with a white gel pen, and a bit of a shadow with a N3 marker. I also added a light coat of Spectrum Sparkle pen for a bit of extra shine.
I added a sharper line at the lower edge of the puddle with thin line of a 0.3 Wine Copic Multi Liner pen.
I then added my greeting by stamping in embossing ink and heat embossing in white.
And adhered my panel to a red side fold A2 card base.
I also stamped my envelope flap using the "carded" greeting. I used my MISTI to stamp in red ink, and also stamped on a Post-it note and trimmed out a tiny mask for the greeting, then stamped the envelope image in black ink over my masked greeting.
This makes such a fun notecard to send to a fellow crafty friend!
Before I send you off to visit a few of my fellow crafty friends, make sure you check out this fun news: You are invited to enter to win a $50 shopping spree at mysweetpetunia.com and two stamp sets from Ink Blot Shop: Arts and Crafts Icons and Arts and Crafts Sentiments.
To enter, leave a comment on today's blog hop posts. You must comment before Sunday March 11th, 11:59pm central time. Winners will be announced on Tuesday March 13th on the Ink Blot Shop and My Sweet Petunia blogs.
The more blogs you comment on, the more chances to win! Here are today's hop participants. Your next stop should be Stephanie's blog. Happy hopping!
Chris Dayton - you are here!
Your card is adorable! Thank you so much for sharing your artistic process! These new stamps are amazing. I love them, and can already picture them, inked up, in my MISTI. Thanks for the opportunity to win!ReplyDelete
What a cute card. That large ink blot lends itself to SOOOO many possibilities. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
What a perfect card. Looks so dimensional.ReplyDelete
Wow, Chris! The dimension on that big splotch of paint is incredible! ♥ I love that you created a coordinating envelope, too...that's exactly how I envisioned this set.ReplyDelete
I love this stamp set, your card put it on my "gotta have" list.ReplyDelete
Your paint puddle looks like it could start running all over your card at any second! Such realistic coloring!!ReplyDelete
I love the dimension you've created!ReplyDelete
Fun card with some amazing coloring!ReplyDelete
Beautiful coloring and shading on your card!ReplyDelete
Your paint blot is amazing! I love the sentiments in this set... even the envelope is perfect.ReplyDelete
Lovely mess andReplyDelete
love this stamp
Carla from Utah
Wow- incredible dimension! Thanks for a chance to win the stamps :)ReplyDelete
What awesome coloring! Love the sentiment!ReplyDelete
Oh my... this is brilliantly done!!!!ReplyDelete
Your ink blot looks 3D in the pictures. FANTASTIC!!! Big fan of the Misti and wow so glad you all are showing this fab company ink blot.ReplyDelete
How do you make a blob of color look three dimensional? You never cease to amaze me.ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness! I really thought that was a spill of ink!ReplyDelete
Love how you colored this puddle of paint.ReplyDelete
That is a great card maker stamp set. Don’t we just love being carded!ReplyDelete
Another great card to steal-ugh- borrow ideas from!ReplyDelete
That puddle of paint is so dimensional - awesome trompe l'oeilReplyDelete
Wow the dimension is awesome.ReplyDelete
This card and envelope are AMAZING!!!!! Who wouldn't love to get this card in the mail??ReplyDelete
These are amazing! I think I am going to have to try this one :)ReplyDelete
Oh my!!! Awesome colouring!!! Love your card!!!ReplyDelete
LOL, what a sweet card Chris! I love this. The Ink Blot is totally new to me and I am happy to have the opportunity to check them out. If this is any indication of what they carry, I am intrigued and looking forward to seeing more and maybe trying out their products. TFS!ReplyDelete
Your coloring is AMAZING!ReplyDelete
Great card. Love the colorsReplyDelete
Your inky puddle is amazing - looks so real and dimensional. Love the sentiments in this set too!ReplyDelete
wow your red puddle looks so 3D - thanks for sharing how you colored this - I will have to try this technique out now lol!!ReplyDelete
Those are some mad coloring skills!!!ReplyDelete
What a wonderful set of stamps forReplyDelete
the crafter to use for greeting cards.
Love the color blot on your card.
thanks for sharing
OMGosh, this is freaking amazing!!! What a brilliant idea and you executed it fabulously! Looks awesome!!!ReplyDelete
Amazing card! I think I could reach out and touch that ink blot and feel the red paint - fantastic. Love the simplicity of the card - really lets your copic work shine.ReplyDelete
WOW, the bit of white makes it look like a real spill!!ReplyDelete
Love this one layer card and your fab colouring.ReplyDelete
I love this set so much ! And your card is awesome !! You did a wonderful job with this puddle !!’ReplyDelete
Chris, this s such a fabulous card and so artistic! Perfect Copic coloring and shading! Love that you stamped over it and embossed in white! So simple but really great!ReplyDelete
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