Sending Hugs - background basics: medalllions


Practice makes perfect - and I NEED a lot more practice on backgrounds!! An additional benefit of using the MISTI is that I can use the very light ink colors and stamp then more than once to get great colors.

Do you need a hug today??? I hope you have someone close to give you one or accept this virtual one. I appreciate each of you that take the time to stop by. ~Rhonda
 
Sending Hugs card
stamp: PTI - Big Hugs, Background Basics: Medallions
paper: PTI - Sweet Blush, Stamper's Select White; Black - stash
ink: PTI - Fresh Snow, Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet
other: MFT - Pierced Square Stax; My Sweet Petunia - MISTI tool

Trust in the Lord



I had never had a lot of luck using the Rustic Wreath stamp set and die. I just could not get it to line up. I decided to give my MISTI a workout and see if it was up to the challenge.


I stamped the wreath on the card front first so the berries were in place. I then starting stamping the die cut. I really like the blue card that has the berries in spring rain and the rest of the wreath in the neutrals.


For the "blue" cards I stamped the wreath with Spring Rain first. I then did 2 different color schemes. Spring Rain, followed by Blueberry Sky and then Enchanted Evening randomly inked. The second one was Spring Rain first and then Fine Linen and Kraft. I had a blast using lots of ink colors.


The "green" cards were stamped with Spring Moss. I then followed that up with Ripe Avocado. I used the herringbone impression plate after I stamped the initial wreath on the white card stock. ~Rhonda

Trust in the Lord cards
stamps: PTI - A Cheerful Heart, Rustic Wreath
paper: PTI - Spring Moss, Blueberry Sky, Stamper's Select White
ink: PTI - Fine Linen, Kraft, Spring Moss, Ripe Avocado, Spring Rain, Blueberry Sky, Enchanted Evening
other: PTI -Herringbone IP, Rustic Wreath die; My Sweet Petunia - MISTI tool

Wednesday Wishes #10


I'm excited with how these cards turned out! More than one color on the stamp adds so much more dimension. I really love the spring moss and ripe avocado inks together.

I think you can see what a difference the impression plate makes as well. I also used the new linen cardstock from PTI. That is a little harder to see.
I love that I'm making several cards at a time.It has taken a little practice to get the work flow figured out.

I hope you are adjusting to daylight savings time. I'm just ready to see some sunshine. ~Rhonda

Birthday Wishes card
stamps: PTI - Meadow Greens, Rosie Posie, Rosie Posie Step 2
paper: PTI - Summer Sunrise, Fresh Snow linen
ink: PTI - Summer Sunrise, Orange Zest, Spring Moss, Ripe Avocado; Memento - Tuxedo Black
other: PTI - Rosie Posie dies, Meadow Greens dies, Herringbone Impression Plate; My Sweet Petunia - MISTI

MIM #203 Doodling with stamps & Wednesday Wishes #9


Love the happy colors on this card. I also stepped out of my creative box by adding my own squiggles and such. I was inspired by Ashley Newell's card here. Her technique is the challenge for this week's MIM #204 Doodling with Stamps. I totally get what Ashley said about it be scary cuz she might have to start over. This was one card that I didn't want to do again. It was tough lining up all these petals!

Hope you are having a super week. ~Rhonda


Happy Birthday card
stamps: PTI - Be Happy, Oopsie Daisy
paper: PTI - Vintage Cream, Orange Zest; MME - Mabel, Breeze
ink: PTI - Orange Zest, Ocean Tides, Aqua Mist; Memento - Black
other: PTI - Mk It Mkt: Shaker/Sprinkles die, Oopsie Daisy; MISTI

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