Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Christmas Spent at Home
I'm continuing to make slow progress on Christmas cards. I was delighted this weekend to discover that my friend JJ owned this stamp set from Waltzingmouse. I've been kicking around whether or not to get it, but I really wanted to try it out first.
I love the mountain scene you can create with it.
This was also my first experience with the MISTI. I wasn't sure if it was something I wanted to invest in. I don't do a ton of mass production, but I have to say I really loved using it. I stamped the mountains multiple times using two different pigment inks. I was able to get a pretty good graduation in color by doing the repeated stamping. I also added a bit of Versamark/embossing at the very top of the mountains. I really love how it looks like they are disappearing into mist at the top.
The trees were also stamped multiple times. I added an extra layer of the same color green to the bottom to give them some depth.
All in all I was really impressed with the MISTI, and I'm definitely putting it on my Christmas list (along with this stamp set too!)