May 28, 2015

Design Team Feature Thursday - Karen Amidon

Our Featured Design Team member today is...Karen Amidon!


 To see Karen's's full project and how she made it, click HERE!

Here's a peek:

Dt 5.28

Have a great day!


May 27, 2015

Livin' The Salt Life by Jenny Gropp

 Fun beach card from Jenny Gropp!
 
 
It's starting to feel like summer here in Atlanta... heading to the beach sounds really nice! I thought I'd build a little sand castle for today's challenge. We've got new products to share too and I used one of the new clear stamp sets, Sailing into the Sunset, on my card today. This is a great set for some summer cards or accents on those beach scrapbook pages. 
 
 
 
 IO just introduced some great new dies, which you can see here, several of them are All in One Layering Frame Die sets. I used the new All-in-One Squares Set which has great little stitched edges. I cut the little sandcastle multiple times, just building it out to the right size for my frame.
 
 
 
Have a great day!

May 21, 2015

New Challenge - Ocean Breezes!!!

Welcome to our new challenge -  Ocean Breezes!

Beach theme or beachy colors.

  Get inspired by the wonderful Impression Obsession  Team (listed below). 

  When you've finished checking out our DT creations, please join us by posting your own challenge project at the bottom of this post!

  IO Blog – You are Here

  Anna Wight
Daniela Dobson
Dina Kowal
Ellen Taylor
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Laura Fulcher
Vicki Garrett

Follow the guidelines below to enter challenge and have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate for use in our online store. Good luck!

  Challenge Guidelines

 Use all IO dies/stamps (please list stamp names and/or item numbers on your blog or gallery entry with a  link to Impression Obsession). Other nesting dies may be used for card shapes & mats.

  Your entries have to be new (no back dating older projects). 

  You may use this entry with multiple challenges (no more than 5) but this challenge must be listed first and it cannot be combined with other projects in the same post - unless those projects also follow the rest of our challenge guidelines.

  You may enter more than once but each entry needs to be be in a separate post.

  Use a direct link to your project (no general links ) to enter at the bottom of this post.

  Challenge will be open until Tuesday, June 2nd at 7 p.m. Central Time. Winner announced June 3rd. Winner must respond within one week of the day the challenge ends to collect prize.

Have a great day!


Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered our Summer Fun challenge!

All of your projects were beautiful as always!

The winner is...Kathy Krug!

Please email Jeanne within 7 days for your Gift Certificate info.

Here is Kathy's beautiful card!

Have a great day!


May 07, 2015

New Impression Obsession Challenge - Summer Fun!

Welcome to our new challenge -  Summer Fun!

  Get inspired by the wonderful Impression Obsession  Team (listed below). 

  When you've finished checking out our DT creations, please join us by posting your own challenge project at the bottom of this post!

  IO Blog – You are Here

  Anna Wight
Daniela Dobson
Dina Kowal
Ellen Taylor
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher
Vicki Garrett

Follow the guidelines below to enter challenge and have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate for use in our online store. Good luck!

  Challenge Guidelines

 Use all IO dies/stamps (please list stamp names and/or item numbers on your blog or gallery entry with a  link to Impression Obsession). Other nesting dies may be used for card shapes & mats.

  Your entries have to be new (no back dating older projects). 

  You may use this entry with multiple challenges (no more than 5) but this challenge must be listed first and it cannot be combined with other projects in the same post - unless those projects also follow the rest of our challenge guidelines.

  You may enter more than once but each entry needs to be be in a separate post.

  Use a direct link to your project (no general links ) to enter at the bottom of this post.

  Challenge will be open until Tuesday, May 19th at 7 p.m. Central Time. Winner announced May 20th. Winner must respond within one week of the day the challenge ends to collect prize.

Have a great day!


May 06, 2015

Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered our School Spirit challenge!

All of your projects were beautiful as always!

The winner is...Jenny Alia!

Please email Jeanne within 7 days for your Gift Certificate info.

Here is Jenny's beautiful card using:

Thanks DIE162-A

Rectangle 6 in 1 Frames DIE242

Impression Obsession Cover a Card Grunge

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Have a great day!


April 30, 2015

Design Team Feature Thursday - Jeanne Streiff

 

Our Featured Design Team member today is... Jeanne Streiff!
 To see Jeanne's's full project and how she made it, click HERE!
Here's a peek:

Just Married Jeanne_Streiff peek

Have a great day!


April 24, 2015

Smallest Step by Jeanne Streiff

Jeanne Streiff shares a pretty card today.

Jeanne's  card uses: C13125 Splatter 1, F17030 Paint Splatter, C13287 Brushstroke 2 , E17013 Smallest Step and D13299 Crochet Flower

Small Step Jeanne_Streiff WM

Have a great day!


April 23, 2015

Design Team Feature Thursday - Ellen Taylor!

Our Featured Design Team member today is... Ellen Taylor!


 To see Dina's's full project and how she made it, click HERE!
Here's a peek:

Ellen_OpenScrollButterflyClose

Have a great day!


April 16, 2015

New IO Challenge - School Spirit!

Welcome to our new challenge -  School Spirit!

Show off your favorite school colors or make a school theme project.

  Get inspired by the wonderful Impression Obsession  Team (listed below). 

  When you've finished checking out our DT creations, please join us by posting your own challenge project at the bottom of this post!

  IO Blog – You are Here

  Anna Wight
Daniela Dobson
Dina Kowal
Ellen Taylor
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher

Follow the guidelines below to enter challenge and have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate for use in our online store. Good luck!

  Challenge Guidelines

 Use all IO dies/stamps (please list stamp names and/or item numbers on your blog or gallery entry with a  link to Impression Obsession). Other nesting dies may be used for card shapes & mats.

  Your entries have to be new (no back dating older projects). 

  You may use this entry with multiple challenges (no more than 5) but this challenge must be listed first and it cannot be combined with other projects in the same post - unless those projects also follow the rest of our challenge guidelines.

  You may enter more than once but each entry needs to be be in a separate post.

  Use a direct link to your project (no general links ) to enter at the bottom of this post.

  Challenge will be open until Tuesday, May 5th at 7 p.m. Central Time. Winner announced May 6th. Winner must respond within one week of the day the challenge ends to collect prize.

Have a great day!


April 15, 2015

Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered our You Did It! challenge!

All of your projects were beautiful as always!

The winner is...Kathy Krug!

Please email Jeanne within 7 days for your Gift Certificate info.

Kathy used CL342 Greeting Card Sentiments, Die177- K Beach Chairs, B5557 Silhouette 7


April 14, 2015

Road Map to Happiness by Jenny Gropp

Gorgeous card from Jenny Gropp!

Jenny used Road Map #J15058 and Warm Fuzzies #CL492

 
 

 

 
 I used my Mini Mount to stamp. This is perfect for those larger stamps and really helps me get a better stamped image. I always stand up when I use the rocker type blocks... I do think it gives me more even pressure.  You can see I stamped the image twice and did a little paper surgery with one image, cutting out the inside using an Xacto knife.
 
 
At first I started coloring trying to follow the lines weaving in and out. I soon gave up and just went for a color blocking look.
 
 
 On the inside of the cut out portion I did use a Memento Black Marker to edge... just giving the edges a little extra definition to help them stand out. Foam tape raises the top image up slightly to create the window. The little white dots I embellished with Viva Clear Gloss Gel so they look like little raised glass pearls.
 
 
On the inside I stamped a simple sentiment from the Warm Fuzzies Clear set. Finished card is 4" x 5 1/2" and opens tent style.
 
Have a great day!

April 08, 2015

Sweet Bunnies by Karen Amidon

SWEET bunny card by Karen Amidon that is not only good for Easter but would also be great for any Springtime occasion.

Dies used: Impression Obsession-DIE257-D Easter Joy, DIE268-Y Floral Panel Cutout, Die277-E Egg Bunny Trio

 
From Mondays Farm Girl to yesterdays Chickens and Roosters,  now we have Egg Bunnies! This is a sweet Egg Bunny Trio that has been highlighted with Pearlescent Chalks and a little Wink! I have used the inlayed technique on the Floral Panel Cutout and Easter Joy. 
 
 
 Have a great day!
 

April 02, 2015

New IO Challenge - You Did It!

Welcome to our new challenge -  You Did It!

  Get inspired by the wonderful Impression Obsession  Team (listed below). 

  When you've finished checking out our DT creations, please join us by posting your own challenge project at the bottom of this post!

  IO Blog – You are Here

  Anna Wight
Daniela Dobson
Dina Kowal
Ellen Taylor
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher
Vicki Garrett

Follow the guidelines below to enter challenge and have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate for use in our online store. Good luck!

  Challenge Guidelines

 Use all IO dies/stamps (please list stamp names and/or item numbers on your blog or gallery entry with a  link to Impression Obsession). Other nesting dies may be used for card shapes & mats.

  Your entries have to be new (no back dating older projects). 

  You may use this entry with multiple challenges (no more than 5) but this challenge must be listed first and it cannot be combined with other projects in the same post - unless those projects also follow the rest of our challenge guidelines.

  You may enter more than once but each entry needs to be be in a separate post.

  Use a direct link to your project (no general links ) to enter at the bottom of this post.

  Challenge will be open until Tuesday, April 14th at 7 p.m. Central Time. Winner announced April 15th. Winner must respond within one week of the day the challenge ends to collect prize.

Have a great day!


April 01, 2015

Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered our Happy Flowers challenge!

All of your projects were beautiful as always!

The winner is...Leigh W!

Please email Jeanne within 7 days for your Gift Certificate info.

Leigh used Riding Pretty (CL255), Bicycle Set (DIE145-Z) and Grass Border (DIE096-D)

Have a great day!


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