This was my first attempt at using a stamp and die set... or at least the first attempt in a long time. The last stamp and die sets I bought were flowers by Heartfelt Creations and the dies were solid metal which made them difficult to use. I love these new thin dies that are simply the design outline and nothing more. I wasn't perfectly centred, but I was close.
One thing I did with this card is I finally used the Mini Misti I bought from Scrap'n Stamp. I used it to make sure I got a nice clear and dark image for the penguin. So many times I stamp something and don't get a good impression. So with the Mini Misti I was able to stamp and stamp and stamp again to get it good and black.
I also used the Mini Misti to help me position the stamp on the die... I cut the die first and put the scrap in to the Mini Misti. I put the stamp in the hole it had created and then picked up the stamp with the lid. I then put the die cut piece back in to the hole and stamped the image.