Hi Everyone.........Ann here with a quick and easy way to get a mirror image of a stamp.
I used this stamp set from Lawn Fawn called Spooktacular:
I originally bought this stamp set because I loved the words on it, but after looking at it when it arrived in the mail, I also really liked the images. They are easy to stamp and manually cut out. When I made my card, I wanted the ghosts to be flying in more than one direction so I used the mirror image stamping technique which can be seen on Jennifer McGuire's video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwUTmMpmPhM
She uses a Misti in her video but also shows how to do the mirror stamping without a Misti which is how I did mine. I took an old cd case, put a piece of acetate on the right side held in place with magnets and used a clear stamp that was bigger than my ghost stamp.
I flipped the clear stamp over so the flat side was face up and adhered it to the acetate. I then placed my ghost stamp on the left cover of the cd case, inked up the ghost stamp and closed the lid. This created a stamped image on the flat side of the clear stamp.
It wasn't as dark as I wanted it so I inked the ghost stamp again, closed the lid and got a much darker image:
Now all I had to do was open the cd case, take off the ghost stamp, attach a piece of white cardstock in it's place, close the lid, and let the clear stamp do it's work:
I have to admit it wasn't perfect, so I used a thin marker and went over the mirror imaged stamp then cut it out.
The other products I used on my card are by Impression Obsession:
You can do this mirror image technique with any clear stamp. I hope you give it a try.
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