I decided to play with my mirror image stamp from So Suzy. And I also wanted to make a card where the stamping on the front continues to the back of the card.
Did I confuse you? In case I did - here is a better picture:
My stamp supplies:
I first did a trial run on a piece of scrap paper. Then I lined up my butterfly stamp with the mirror image stamp in my Misti. Inked it up and stamped several times - you need to do that in order to get a good impression on your paper.
I then took another piece of scrap paper to make sure I line up the butterfly stamp accurately. If its not precise it won't look good..
I then took some red tape (not the blue painters tape, the red is lees sticky and won't tear your paper) too mask off the card stock. Ideally you want to sponge first and then stamp, to not smudge the ink, but this is a somewhat complicated process, so I just made sure the ink is really dry.
And here is my finished strip:
I used the plastic sheet from my stamp-a-majic to make sure I line up the sentiment perfectly and then used my Misti to stamp it.
I added an enamel dot and some white Sharpie accents to the butterflies.
I am so pleased with how this came out. A bit of work, but worth it!
Happy mirror image stamping!
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Shopping our Stash - Butterflies, Bees and Bugs (stamps older than one year)