I started with the the adorable Happy Winter set, which has been on my wish list for a long time. Before the MISTI, I might not have even ordered it because getting it lined-up correctly would have been quite a challenge.
Now with my MISTI, it's a piece of cake ... I absolutely love that big pom pom.
I love those colors too ... which I had a hat like this for myself.
I finished with a sentiment from Sentimental Christmas (love that font).
Next I used the cool new Rounded Strip Panel Confetti Cut with some marbled kraft cardstock.
I left a few of the pieces in the die and decided to pair it with Circle Wishes stamped on a pale green paper.
I stamped a few stars in black ink on the remaining marbled paper, but decided they were too dark. Then I decided I wanted six stars on the light green paper ... before my MISTI, I would have abandoned that idea because I likely would have had to stamp 10 or 15 stars to end-up with six that looked identical. Not so with my MISTI ... six stars ... all six perfect.
For my final card, I wanted to join in the monthly Sketch For You to Try Challenge at Reverse Confetti.
With that big circle for the focal point, I knew I wanted to curve a sentiment to fit inside the circle. I used sentiment stamps from the new Kindness Cards.
The MISTI makes it easy to adjust the curve until I get it just right.
I also like using the grid of the MISTI to help lay out my card design to see if I like everything before I attach it to my card base.
I just love that color combination ... and it came together by accident by using scraps and inks I had on my craft table ... that's why I keep most of my art supplies within my line of sight ... because you never know when inspiration will strike.
So now it's time to keep on hopping ... we will choose two lucky commenters from the hop to win one of two prizes: a $60 shopping spree at My Sweet Petunia or a $60 shopping spree at Reverse Confetti. Comments must be made no later than Sunday, March 25th, at 11:59 PM CST and winners will be announced on Tuesday March 27th, on the Reverse Confetti and My Sweet Petunia blogs.
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