Saturday, 23 September 2017

Mirror Stamping | Santa & his friends | Ferns and Leaves

Hello everyone! This is Deepti Stephens and thank you so much for stopping by. Today I have four cards to share with you all - one is for the current challenge inspiration, Mirror Stamping made using Santa and Friends stamp set and the rest made using Ferns and Leaves, Wishing You, Thanks stamp sets and Splash 6x6 stencil. 


Card Details
  1. I started by ink blending the background of the card with Vintage Photo distress ink and added splatters of water for some snowy effect.
  2. Then I die-cut the grass die from A Muse Studio with slightly bluish card stock
  3. Next I stamped and Mirror stamped the Santa and colored them with markers and fussy cut them
  4. Next I adhered the grass line die-cut at the bottom of the card, in my view the grass is just the ice!
  5. And then I adhered the fussy cut Santas and the finished card with a sentiment

Card Details
  1. I started my card design by drawing a circle and stamping the leaves from Ferns and Leaves stamp set in Tiara and Bellini inks by CP Designs
  2. Then I stamped the sentiment from Thanks stamp set in Black Ink
  3. Also embellished the card with Gold Sequins

Card Details
  1. Onto the main card base, I placed Splash stencil and applied London Fog ink through it
  2. Then I took a smaller panel and water color stamped one of the leaves from Fern and Leaves stamp set in Dusty Concord Distress Ink
  3. Also added splatters of black paint over it
  4. Finally stamped the sentiment from Wishing You in black ink
  5. I wrapped a twine and added few drops Stardust Stickles to embellish my card

Card Details
  1. I started by stamping the leaves from Ferns and Leaves stamp set in various green shades by CP Designs
  2. Next I stamped the sentiment from Thanks stamp set in Black Ink
  3. To finish the card design I adhered golden glittery washi tape along the edge of the card 


And those are the cards for today and I hope you liked it. Thank you so much for visiting also make sure to take part in our current challenge - Mirror Stamping. Have fun! ;)

Mudra stamps are now available at the following Retailers:

Art and Craft Store - Noida
The Craft Store, Srilanka
Papercurves, UAE
Scrapbook Boutique, Australia

Friday, 22 September 2017

One technique, one sketch, three cards.

Hi everyone! 
Yulianna  is with you today! I will show you, easily with the help of stencils and sentiments from Mudra you can create different, but very simple cards. I chose one simple sketch, and on this model I created my  cards.

Card 1 - Blue embossing card

Step1 - rubber plate, paper

step 2 - stencil

 step 3 - clear plate

I created all the basics for  cards in one way, but with different stencils. The picture shows that everything is very simple. And for color stamping, simply apply ink to the stencil and they are printed on paper when you do the emboss..

I used Floral Abstract stencil from Mudra craft stamps
And Wishing you stamp set for sentiments

I used Floral Abstract stencil from Mudra craft stamps
And Geometric Nature  stamp set for sentiments

I used Map stencil from Mudra craft stamps

And Geometric Nature stamp set for sentiments

Play along our current challenge: Mirror Stamping

Products used:

Mudra stamps are now available at the following Retailers:

The Craft Shop
Crafts Need
Anandha Stationery
Hindustan Trading Company
Kat Scrappiness
Art and Craft Store - Noida
The Craft Store, Srilanka
Papercurves, UAE
Scrapbook Boutique, Australia

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Guest Designer : Gurpreet Kaur Miglani

Hi Friends,

We have a lovely crafter on board today as our Guest designer for this month.

Let's hear from her :) 

"Hello crafty friends,

This is Gurpreet Kaur Miglani from Delhi, India. Today I am super excited and honored to be a Guest Designer at Mudra. Thank you so much Varshitha for giving me this wonderful opportunity. I just love the Mudra stamps because they have Fab designs and the images are always crisp. I was a Print Model earlier but after getting married I took crafting as a hobby and from the year 2014 I took it as a profession. Home D├ęcor, Card making and Scrapbooking is all I am doing. I love to learn new techniques and styles. 

So, without wasting more time.... I welcome you all to my creative world.


For the first card, I masked (Mudra masking sheets) and heat set the “Wild Rose” images on water color paper. Then I water colored the outside area with Distress Inks (Salty Ocean and Tumbled Glass). After this I colored the embossed images with the shades of yellow, orange and green. Then I splashed few drops of sky blue with the aqua brush. And finally I die cut “thanks” and stamped the sentiment with Mudra “Thanks” stamp set and mounted it on the red and white card stock.


Here for my Second card I have used NO Line Coloring Technique.
In this I have masked and stamped the “Wild Rose” images on the water color paper using Distress Ink (Spun Sugar). Then I’ve water colored the images with Camlin Artist watercolors. After this I filled the space with Distress inks (Mowed lawn, brushed Corduroy and Tea Dye) and splattered few drops of green color with aqua brush. And in the last I heat set the Sentiment on vellum and adhere it on the card.


For my third card I took 2 pieces of cardstock on them I masked and stamped the images with Archival Jet Black ink using Mendhika Stamp set. Then colored the images with Camlin Artist Watercolors. I have die cut the sentiment and heat embossed it with Ranger gold embossing powder. In the end I mounted it on black and white CS."

Wow, such lovely cards by Gurpreet Kaur.

Thank you Gurpreet for sharing these Pretty cards with our viewers !

Hope you are excited seeing our September launch. Grab yours today from our retailers and start to make Diwali cards. Don't forget to share with us :)



Wednesday, 20 September 2017

One Technique - Three Cards

Hello Friends,

Zalak here today with three different cards using one technique which is our current challenge #13 Mirror Stamping.

This is how my all three cards looks:

All three cards has a main focused on Mirror Stamping, Let's get started:

So Mirror Stamping is a technique where you create mirrored image of a particular stamp. Also mirrored stamp image will not be crisp as normal stamping. This can be achieve by doing two ways.

(1) Using Clear Stamp (with layer stamp which has solid image or a stamp which is flat like square/rectangular acrylic block)
(2) Using Acetate Sheet

Both above ways require any dye or pigment ink (Like, Stazon, Memento or Versamark Inks). So today I have used Clear stamp way because I have tried with acetate sheet but I have not achieve mirror stamp the way I want. So will guide you, how to do it with your existing stamp.

Step :1

  • Take a stamp (please note it should be a solid stamp image, like any layering stamp will be fine and bigger than what you have to stamp). Here I have used one of a bigger stamp from "Leaves" Stamp set and Unicorn from "Stay Magical" Stamp set.
  • I have used Impresso tool and removed its foam pad. Placed the biggest stamp (you can use any bigger size stamp) upside down.
  • Then on top I have place unicorn stamp which I want to create mirror image. So below you can see how it will look.

  • Now we have to take ink (I am using versamark ink as I will be doing heat embossing). 
  • Inked up my stamp for 3-4 times and stamped on another stamp which we have placed upside down (Here you won't be able to see mirrored stamp image, but if you have used any black ink then you can see the same image as mirrored).
  • Then I have placed my paper and closed the LID of impresso tool (Basically you just need to rub with bone folder/hands) to give more pressure so that my mirrored image will transfer to the paper.

  • Sprinkled gold embossing powder and heat set it. Then colored it with zig clean clear brush markers.
So I hope, I am able to explain you how to do mirror stamping. Have a look on my all three cards one by one.


  • In the above card I tried to create shadow effect of a Balloon stamp from "Hotair Balloon" stamp set. 
  • For the reference I first stamp it on a watercolor paper and did created mirror image the same way which is explained above. 
  • To create a scene I have distressed the cloud diecuts and created Sun-rays from right side so that u can see shadow on bottom left side.
  • Finished my card using co-ordinating stamp.


In this card I have simply create a  mirrored image, colored it and fuzzy cut. Then die-cut heart shape and adhered some gold sequins. Have a look on some close ups.


The above card I have used Stencil with modelling paste and did watercolor effect using papericious sprays. Have a look on some close ups.

I hope you love my post for today. Don't forget to participate in our ongoing challenge (Link Below). 

Products used for today's projects are:

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  Image result for mudra craft stamp sequins 

Mudra stamps are now available at the following Retailers:

The Craft Shop
Crafts Need
Anandha Stationery
Hindustan Trading Company
Kat Scrappiness
Art and Craft Store - Noida
The Craft Store, Srilanka
Papercurves, UAE
Scrapbook Boutique, Australia