Thursday, March 1, 2018

Ink Blot Shop and My Sweet Petunia (& a giveaway!) {Blog Hop}

Welcome! 
have combined to bring you a wonderful blog hop today! 
(Bonus: there are giveaways!)

If you aren't already following Ink Blot Shop, please be sure to follow along on the @InkBlotShop Instagram account and the Ink Blot Shop Facebook page.

The Project:
The main reason I was originally drawn to the MISTI was the possibility of creating multiples of cards. Of course, I have seen many other benefits of the MISTI in the time I have owned it, but making multiples is still my favorite way to use it.

For today's hop, I used a combination of the Ink Blot Shop Arts & Crafts IconsArts & Crafts Sentiments, and Houndstooth Background stamps in the same layout to create three cards with different looks:
Would you like to see the whole process? I share a quick run-through in this video.


I took the original bright design and toned it down to create a different look by coloring the stamped images with some netural/earth tones.
And then for a quick version, I colored everything the same, just using a slight gradient of color for a little interest:
I love that the MISTI made it easy to stamp some coordinating envelopes as well. (The Arts & Crafts Sentiments set has stamps that work well on both cards and envelopes.)
And did you happen to notice those beautiful turquoise ruler stickers in my video? If you are thinking about updating the ruler stickers on your MISTI (or Mini MISTI), be sure to check out this video showing how I did mine. There are some tips and tricks you won't want to miss. 

The Giveaway:
Would you like to win the Arts & Crafts Icons and Arts & Crafts Sentiments stamps that were used in my cards today? You can!
To enter:
Leave a comment on this blog post. That's it!

If you would like additional chances to win:
Comment on any of the posts associated with this particular giveaway on the Ink Blot Shop Facebook page and/or the @InkBlotShop Instagram account.

Rules of this giveaway:
Blog comments for the giveaway will close Sunday, March 11th @ 11:59pm (Central) and the winner will be announced Tuesday, March 13th here on this blog.
- The winner will have 48 hours to contact me with their information.
- Due to shipping costs, giveaways are available to US mailing addresses only.
Please remember to check back to see if you've won.
Disclaimer: This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or Twitter.

After leaving a comment, be sure to hop on over to Ilina Crouse's site to continue on the hop.


Thanks for stopping by today!
Supplies: 
Stamps: Ink Blot Shop (Arts & Crafts Icons, Arts & Crafts Sentiments, Houndstooth Background); 
Tools: My Sweet Petunia (Original MISTI with Turquoise Replacement Stickers, Bar Magnet, Creative Corners); 

A full supply list (with links) can be found in the YouTube video description.

50 comments:

Katherine (beadfreak22) said...

I think I’m in love! 😍. Your cards are so cute, and YOUR STAMPS!!!! They may just become my new obsession. I love all the great things the MISTI allows us to do, and I can already imagine doing really fun things with your stamps. Your designs are amazing, and I hear that you are, too. Thanks for the giveaway Xoxo.

craftjunkiesc said...

Fantastic cards. Such a fun stamp set.

Lori said...

Love these!

Becky Sorensen said...

What need ideas. Love all the different colors.

Crystal said...

Great cards. I love my MISTI for repeat stamping but only have the mini so can't plan out full card bases. My favorite card is the monochromatic one.

Patricia Chuba said...

These are fantastic! This is my first time seeing your stamps and I have to say I absolutely love them.

Lindar C said...

I am new to your stamps, I really like your designs. Thanks for a chance to win!

NanW said...

I'm new to your stamps and I'm so happy to have found them!

Mary Whiteside said...

LOVE!! You’ve inspired me to use this set. I just got it a couple weeks ago.

cghundley said...

Your cards are so
fun and love that
you did different
looks with them.
Fun blog hop!
Carla from Utah

Alison said...

These stamps are wonderful- I first saw them on Jennifer McGuire’s blog and would love to win them!

Laurie sherwin said...

So much fun. Love these stamps and so much you can do with the misti. I also adore blog hops. Laurie from Texas

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome set of cards! Love all the fun arts and crafts designs and the houndstooth background stamp! Great color variations on the cards!

cma21317 said...

SHUT THE FRONT DOOR!!! what a clever way to use the long magnet with the corners. FABULOUS!!
lOVE the cards and oh gosh just love all the stamps set. So glad Understand Blue lead me to you.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Gorgeous and super card.

Fikreta said...

those cards are so adorable!

Samistic Cards said...

Adorable cards!

Bonnie said...

You know I love your stamps. They are happy!

Marsha said...

Really like these cards and I love the three sets you featured. Thanks for the hop.

Sue D said...

Great design. I like the variety of cards you made.

vdoyle8 said...

I love your stamps! Just finding them now. Great cards and I agree, the MISTI makes stamping multiples so much easier!

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Your cards are awesome.

Joanne said...

What fun stamps sets! If I don't win them, I may just have to buy them!

Ellie Wilkins said...

Love this new exciting line of stamps!! I also love my MISTI'S!!

Deena said...

I love the way you used the pens and pencils. My Misti is ordered, the wait is so hard!

golightly said...

I love those pens and pencils!

Arianna Barbara said...

Adorable cards!!! Great collaboration!!!
Love so much these stamps!!! Thanks for this great chance to win this beautiful prize!!!

Susan Fichter said...

I love how you made the cards using different colors.

Suz said...

Great card. I love the stamps and the Misti sure makes them super easy to mass produce

Anonymous said...

Love the cards and sentiment! Thanks for showing how easy the Misti makes this project. Your coloring is awesome !

Dee Earnshaw said...

super fun cards - great images:)

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Fabulous set of cards and with a MISTI, they are so easy to make to match!! Quick too!! Hoping to get a MISTI and use it to do the same!

Anna Tracy said...

Love how use the set and made good use of your Misty! The cards are very eye-catching!

cards4ubylouise and other treasures said...

So neat to watch you make the card using the Misti. I like those stamps. Would make a neat card for the kids returning to school in the Fall, or maybe even now.

Mary Holshouser said...

Fantastic hop.
The DT provided so much inspiration
for using them. thanks for having
the hop.
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Kim S. said...

I just love these stamp sets! Thank you for the chance to win them!

2suns said...

These stamps are so cute and versatile! Would love to win them!

Karen @ Misplaced Mojo said...

That houndstooth background stamp is spectacular!!! Love it! And your cards are awesome... love the different looks you got based on the color combos. The bonus card in the video was great too. Eager to check out the rest of your stamps!

Billie A said...

Love Ink Blot Shop stamps! Love your cards also 😉

Dana M said...

Such fun stamp sets for those that are crafty! Fantastic cards, love the houndstooth background stamp - so classic.

Jan Elmore said...

Fun & fresh cards...pretty dang cute!

dawn said...

Love this. I’d like to make it as a cover for art journals ❤️

Alaska .Kris said...

Oh I love those stamp sets! Your cards are perfect! I love my MISTI for the same reason!

sharon g said...

I love my MISTI, too!!!!! Cute cards---I really like the artistic theme.

F. Andre said...

This is a lovely set, I believe I first saw Simon Hurley using it. It's great when you can get different styles from one stamp set.

Sindhu said...

Beautiful cards...stamp set are awesome...Thanks for the chance to win win..

Lauren Rodriguez said...

In love with both of these stamp sets, they're so much fun for the craftsy-like-minded people in my life. Also, can't live without my Misti!!!

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

Oh my !! I’m just discovering that this is a US only giveaway !! What about if I pay for shipping ?? Anyway, these are still awesome stamps !! Very versatile !!
[margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Using your fabulous stamp images with the Misti tool really makes things so easy AND even more creative ways to use them!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Tifany said...

Marjorie DUMONTIER - I'd be happy to work out something if you win!