Friday, May 26, 2017

MISTI and Unity Blog Hop & Giveaway!



Hello! I am so excited because today Unity Stamp Company and My Sweet Petunia (the maker of the MISTI) are teaming up for a fun hop!  


The MISTI is a necessity in my art room!  I simply do not stamp without it!  I love it for basic stamping, creating multiples, overstamping and much more.  It has eliminated crooked sentiments and inky smudges on artwork made by accidentally letting the acrylic block touch the paper (cannot tell you how many times that happened to me).   I love using the MISTI to get solid coverage stamping on mixed media backgrounds by overstamping several times precisely in the same place.  I love the MISTI so much, I have two!  

I am a big fan of Unity's high-quality red rubber images & sentiments and have begun quite a collection!  I follow Unity Stamp Co. regularly on their social media sites so I was delighted to be able to create for this hop!  

Today I am featuring projects using Unity's May Sentiment Kit, Happy Snail Mail.  This is such a fun kit!!! I will get tons of use out of the belated greetings as I am always late!   For today's projects, I placed the adorable mushroom stamp in one of my MISTIs and used my other MISTI to change out sentiments.  


On the following projects, I stamped the image and watercolored with distress inks (along with an Elegant Writer pen on the first two). After they were dry I overstamped them again in precisely the same place with the MISTI to bring back the crisp lines on the image.

The dots on the mushroom are the perfect fit for translucent sequins!


It was so fun to create a magical world with distress inks and water for this happy snail!


For this last project:
1) I stamped with distress ink.
Spritzed with water to allow the ink to move then heat dried
2) Stamped over the top with black ink



Now that you have checked out samples using the amazing products from Unity Stamp Co and My Sweet Petunia, let's talk prizes!!!

Leave a comment at each blog on the hop for your chance of winning 1 of 3 prize packs from Unity and winner's choice of an Original or Mini MISTI!  Be sure to leave a comment on each blog before May 30th at noon Central Time.  

Winners will be posted on both the Unity Blog and the My Sweet Petunia blogs on May 31st.

Good luck!!!!

124 comments:

  1. you are definitely a queen of backgrounds! simply stunning!

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  2. Love all your cards but the sequins in the toadstool stole the show!

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  3. so many choices....each coloring is simply divine
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  4. these are gorgeous cards and backgrounds Angela

    Gr Karin

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  5. That purple and blue snail...lovely!

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  6. simply gorgeous....love your style.....love the colours in the first one!!!

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  7. Oh wow. How creative and beautiful these are!

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  8. I like how you accented the mushroom spots.

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  9. Love ALL your cards, Angela!! They are Amazing, and my fave is the sequined mushrooms. Brilliant idea!!

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  10. Ooooo, very neat cards. I love the backgrounds!

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  11. Wow! Stunning cards! Thank you for sharing. So pretty!

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  12. All of your cards are beautiful, love all the colors.

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  13. beautiful creations here.. love them all.

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  14. BEAUTIFUL CARDS! I LOOOVE the techniques you've used with this set & the WAY you colored them too, to go with the sentiments! I'd not seen the WHOLE SET till now & EVERYONE IS RIGHT, it IS FILLED with SUPER SENTIMENTS! I LOOOVE this snail image, he/she is SO CUTE!!! SUPER JOB!!!!!!!! ;)

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  15. Wow! Love the 3D effect with the sequins.

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  16. Those blues and purples are GORGEOUS!!!

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  17. Love all your projects and I can't stand snails so you have done well! I love my Misti - far better than one of the newer devices I tried recently!!!

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  18. I just got this kit and can't wait to create some cute cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  19. Your backgrounds are fun. I love distress inks!!! They're one of my favorite things to use.

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  20. Love the colors you chose; how fitting for the sayings!!

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  21. I love these!! Thank you for sharing your techniques.

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  22. your backgrounds are gorgeous!! You girls are really doing an outstanding job in this hop. I am so excited to try your technique.
    thanks for sharing
    paula Driver

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  23. That is such a fun idea for the snail and mushroom!

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  24. Love your cards especially your beautiful backgrounds on the snail cards! Thanks for sharing!

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  25. All of these are irresitable, but there is just something extra special about the bligged mushroom!

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  26. Love, love, love how all three of these look the same yet so different with the wonderful colors you used. Great blog hop.

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  27. So very pretty, I love your coloring. Wow!

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  28. Awesome job on all your cards they are adorable!
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  29. I love the sequins on the mushroom - it makes it pop!

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  30. Love this cute snail set. And I adore your purple snail. :-)

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  31. I love your cards and the techniques. Great coloring

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  32. What amazing way to create beautiful cards. I just love the "Warning this card is filled with happiness" card. Thanks for sharing these wonderful ideas and such talent!

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  33. Love your cards Angie ... they are great.

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  34. Awesome backgrounds for that cute little snail! Thanks for sharing your cards with us!

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  35. Gorgeous cards! I love the last one, that background is fabulous!

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  36. Love those fun color combinations

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  37. LOVE all the different variations you made Angela! :)

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  38. Loving the Happy Snail Mail set and the sentiments. Your cards are awesome as are your beautiful backgrounds!

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  39. Wow! You have shown how versital this stamp is by changing up the background. Love ir!

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  40. Is there anything cuter than that little snail? Your cards are beautiful. Thank you!

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  41. Love your cards! Such cool backgrounds! Like the one you did with sentiments too!

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  42. Magical coloring! Love each one!

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  43. I love the different backgrounds on the snail cards. Happy Snail Mail is a great stamp set.

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  44. Cool cards! I love Unity Stamps! I hope I win unity stamps!

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  45. Wow! Gorgeous cards and colors!!!

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  46. Beautiful cards Angela! Love the translucent sequins. Your water colored distress Ink background is amazing!!!

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  47. Amazing cards with that snail image and watercolor. LOVE the technique shown on the last card.

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  48. I love your beautiful creations.

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  49. These are AMAZING! The idea to spritz the colored sentiment, then stamp black over is genius. And your color selection is very unique, and I like unique cards. All around amazing.

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  50. That night time snail!! LOVE!!

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  51. Beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

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  52. Love the way you did the snail and mushroom.
    The colors are muted and so pretty.
    thanks for sharing.

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  53. Overstamping is such a great idea! I need to remember that one!

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  54. WOW! I love how you colored these and the multiple color variations give a completely different feel to each card.

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  55. I really love the work you've done on the coloring. All the variations are stunning !

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  56. Hi Angela. You have worked wonders with this snail kit. Stunning coloring.

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  57. LOVE LOVE LOVE the unusual coloring you went with. The night time one and the shadowed one and the monochromatic on with tat amazing background.... LOL! all of them are so COOL!

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  58. Beautiful Cards and the Color Variations are outstanding . Loving the Misti .

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  59. Wow! Hard for me to choose a favorite but I think it's the first one with the moon. Cute, cute!

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  60. i like the comment Steph H posted. You are QUEEN of backgrounds. Yep, i'll vote for that! These are all as cute as can be and I was thinking after going through this hop that i need to get another MISTI. So many times I remove my image to stamp a sentiment and then i want to go back and make changes but i've already moved my image and I can't do it. Love the last card.

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  61. love the different looks of the snail cards

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  62. So many variations from the same stamp set.

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  63. Cute cards and the sequins on the mushroom are a perfect touch.

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  64. Backgrounds are gorgeous!! I love the purples! Which MISTI do you find yourself using more? Original or mini? I think i Neeeed both! LOL Thx for sharring!

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    1. Actually, I have two Original MISTIs right now. I would like to add the corners soon and I think the mini would be fun for traveling. Honestly, I couldn't have too many MISTIs, LOL! Sure enough I take a stamp off one, I wish I had left it on for one more project!!! Thanks for stopping by!!!

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  65. Love love your color combos!!!

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  66. I am gonna have to get that snail mail stamp set.

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  67. Keep seeing the snail. Need to get this kit. I love the way you did the third background. Lovely. Awesome job.

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  68. I love all the cards you made from one set - such variety and all beautiful!

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  69. Beautiful color choices. Such cute cards.

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  70. Your cards are lovely--wonderful backgrounds! I especially relate to the belated card--I'm always needing to make those because I'm always running behind :)

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  71. Thank you for posting. Really cute

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  72. Just got this kit and can't wait to try it. Such a cute array of cards

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  73. All beautiful cards, Angela. I love the MISTI too! In fact, I did one better than you and have 3. 😂😂😂 Could always use another one.

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  74. Great idea to show the variety possible with the snail set!

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  75. Fun seeing how you used the stamp set in two different ways. Pretty work!

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  76. You have the most amazing colour combos in that mushroom, I love it!

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  77. so gorgeous and the soft watercoloring is just lovely - Debi x

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  78. Great set of mushroom cards using the Misti and I like the distress ink stamping on the last card.

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  79. Super cute. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  80. Angela, I love the variations of color in each card. It's amazing how the same stamp can take on such a different feel just by mixing up the colors? Thanks for sharing this technique.

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  81. This hop maybe dangerous. Unity stamps is new to me and I already have three things on my wishlist

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  82. These are all wonderful, Angie! Love the different colors & techs you used.

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  83. Wow Angela. Very unique cards. Love them and I can't live without my Misti. It really is the most incredible stamping tool invented, lol!

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  84. Cute cards. Thank you for sharing. Marcie

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  85. Just beautiful. ..love seeing all the different uses.

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  86. Love your coloring! Love your cards!

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  87. These cards are as different as night and day! I love your choice of colors. Thank you for sharing!
    RobinfromFL
    Robin Bissland

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  88. Oh wow, love how you colored the snail mushroom stamp three different ways, such creativity! Thanks for sharing!

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  89. Great cards! Love the sentiment kits!

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  90. All your cards are adorable! I love my Misti...hubby bought it for me as my birthday present from him last year!

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  91. Love your backgrounds! Your cards were lovely!

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  92. your cards are amazing! Wow!

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  93. Love the different colored backgrounds...awesome cards!

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  94. Amazing cards. Love the backgrounds.

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  95. Love this, just ordered the snail stamp set last night because of this particular card!

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