Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Double Background Stamping with the MISTI



Have you ever wanted to layer one cling background on top of another? Well I have and I am not a fan of kissing stamps. Sometimes, I just want a faint layer to show through a darker pigmented layer.
Using my regular sized MISTI and Neenah Solar White 80 lb card stock, I inked up Impression Obsession's Cover-A-Card Fluff cling stamp with WPlus9 Designs Fairy Dust Dye Ink. It is important to use a dye ink for the first layer as the ink is translucent. Once I was done with the stamping, I heat set the ink.

Leaving my card stock in the same position, I added Simon Says Stamp Wide Stripe to the door of the MISTI. I inked it up several times with Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide. For the second layer I found that using a pigment ink was best as these inks lay down a layer of opaque ink and will hide the first layer. I then set this main panel aside to dry. Once it was dry, I cut it into a 4" x 5.25" panel and mounted it onto a Neenah Solar White 110 lb card stock side folding note card.


I am making this card for my granddaughter so I stamped the cute little girl with a big bow from Ink Blot Shop's Little Something stamp set. I used my mini-MISTI to stamp this image on a scrap piece of Neenah Solar White 80 lb card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. It is very humid here so I had to heat set this before using my Copics to color the image. I colored her in my granddaughter's favorite colors of navy blue and pink. I used B91, B95 and B97 for the blues, RV11, RV14, RV19 for the pinks. I stamped the leaves from WPlus9 Modern Roses with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored these in with various greens. Honestly, they were sitting on my desk so I decided to add them at the last minute.

I used my mini-MISTI to stamp the sentiment - Lovely Old World- from Impression Obsession using some Versafine Onxy Black ink. This is a cling stamp so I removed the foam pad from my mini-MISTI. After this I added some droplets from Pretty Pink Posh. I also added Clear Wink of Stella to the bow and her dress. I allowed that to dry and then added some Nuvo Crystal Glaze to the bow.

Thanks to Lydia Fiedler for adding me back to the team 
and to you for stopping by;
Susan

Products Used: I am using compensated affiliate links at no further cost to you. I make a small commission on each sale. I was gifted some of the stamp sets used in this card but the majority of the supplies I purchased myself! 


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