Ink Layering with the MISTI Stamping Tool on KISS Cards

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The MISTI Stamping Tool is perfect for making KISS Cards!!  (Keep It Simple Stamper!).

I was thinking about how my KISS Cards series started while driving carpool the other day (I have lots of time to think on my way back and forth from the pool and the dance studio!).

September 4, 2012 was my first “Mass Producing Cards” video tutorial.  It was quite a popular video and I continued the idea throughout the holiday season.

The first time I called them KISS Cards was just about a month later here.  When I made KISS Cards, I kept them all the same and focused on my tips for mass producing cards.

Then, I started making four cards and changing a few of them up a bit to show different design ideas.  Lately, I’ve been taking the KISS Card ideas and stepping them up on a follow-up video, either for my blog or StampNation.

I hope this type of card is helpful to all of you (many of you seem to love them!), because I sure like making them!

This video will show you how the

MISTI Stamping Tool is perfect for Ink Layering AND KISS Cards!

I’ll also share my true thoughts on the MISTI and show you what I meant in my last video by a “hand held stampin’ scrub”.

Ink Layering with the MISTI Stamping Tool  3 We covered a bunch of things in this video!

  • ink layering for a 3-toned look – the colored ink and the white ink layer in the middle for a third color!
  • how to cover an accidental wavy cut line – how did that happen anyways!!??
  • making enamel-looking accents – these look like they came from the store- great way to stretch your dies!


Ink Layering with the MISTI Stamping Tool

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  • Shirley March 24, 2015, 5:13 pm

    thanks for another inspiring video Catherine. I have the Misti on order, can’t wait! originally I thought it wasn’t for me, expensive and I don’t mass produce cards that much but – stamping is definitely a weakness for me. most of my cards are based around dies because I nearly always mess up the stamping at some point! I am hoping the Misti is the answer to that!!! thanks again

  • Carol E March 24, 2015, 5:19 pm

    I enjoyed this video. I just ordered the MISTI and am anxious to use it after seeing what you did. Thank You!

  • Diane March 24, 2015, 6:33 pm

    I love the concept of the Misti. It would help with my hand problems. I survived eight years of cancer treatment, the money did not. Therefore, this is really expensive for me. Is there any chance someone is sorry to have purchased one and would like to recycle? I cannot imagine. Just thought I would ask.
    Love your videos.

  • Shirley March 24, 2015, 7:00 pm

    Loved the look! Must have .Your KISS cards are quick, easy and attractfive.

  • Christine Smith March 24, 2015, 8:06 pm

    Cool cards and video. I really would like a Misti and I am hoping someone in the UK will start supplying them soon! xxx

  • Karin March 24, 2015, 11:17 pm

    Hello Catherine,
    I like the video you posted using the Misti ! I was interest in purchasing one however have been unable to find a supplier ! I live in Canada and we are always a little behind in getting new products !
    Appreciate any assistance !

  • MaryJo Hull March 25, 2015, 9:12 am

    Love all your videos? Question as to why you didn’t butt your card stock up against the edges off the MISTI when you stamped the cheveron pattern? Just courious.
    Thanks for sharing all your wonderful stamping knowledge.

  • Catherine March 25, 2015, 9:17 am

    Thank you for your lovely comments! They make my day!

    MaryJo – great question! I wanted to make sure the chevron stamped all the way from one end to the other on my paper. If I had put the paper all the way to the edge, I might have had a small gap with no ink. HTH

  • Trish March 26, 2015, 7:44 am

    I LOVE my MISTI and use it whenever I stamp! I do lots of multiples of cards for charity and it is invaluable! Your KISS card is wonderful. I love the shadow effect with the white ink- I am going to try it! Thanks Catherine for a great video.

  • Annette Pomerantz March 27, 2015, 5:02 pm

    Hello Catherine, where can you buy an affordable misti. I saw it on SIMONSAYS, do you know of another place. Thank you love your tutorials. Annette

  • Terry Fest March 29, 2015, 11:31 am

    Have the MISTY. It is fairly new to me but I am using it. IT IS WORTH EVERY PENNY. MAGNET addition is excellent. Cleaner was just purchased. I HAVE ONLY STARTED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WHAT IT WILL DO FOR ME. I AM A PERSON WHO LIKES DEEP Crisp COLOR IN MY WORD STAMPS, ETC. SO THE ABILITY TO IMPROVE MY FIRST IMPRESSION IS CRITICAL AND WORTH THE PURCHASE. THE DESIGN ASPECT IS EQUALLY IMPRESSIVE. I don’t sale my cards, but the time I put into a creation is important. One can do two cards at a time with this also. One card on top and one card on bottom. Each with its own separate design. TRY IT

  • Pamela March 29, 2015, 6:31 pm

    My MISTI arrived this eek and I am so in love with the stamp placement, and the ability to restamp with out moving the stamp just inking it up again. How did I do this before. I look forward to seeing more of your videos.

  • Maureen Chandler March 30, 2015, 4:50 pm

    The Misti looks like a great tool and I can see using it for multiple cards – holidays and of course, Christmas! Thanks so much for a wonderful demonstration – I’m saving my pennies!!!

  • Cynthia Tuttle April 3, 2015, 3:01 pm

    Hello Catherine! I bought my MISTI a couple of months ago and I’m learning more ways to use it all the time! I have tried out several of the amazing stamping methods that the MISTI can help me get perfect! I just adore my MISTI and I highly recommend that anyone interested in getting one of these to just take the risk and go for it, you won’t be sorry!!

  • Pat July 16, 2015, 4:20 am

    When I first heard about the MISTI it was explained as a great tool for mass producing cards. Naturally I felt it wasn’t for me since I seldom mass produce my cards until – Thanks to you and your video showing off MISTI while actually making a card! WOW! Then I knew I had to have one. My husband walked in while I was watching and he knew it would be a great birthday present for me. I love it! I use it all the time even at my workshops. No more crooked stampings. No more uneven inking to fix. No more wasted time while making a card. Love all your videos and cards.

  • Catherine July 20, 2015, 3:08 pm

    Thank you for the encouragement for Eva!

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