Tuesday, January 23, 2018

IMPRESSION OBSESSION SPRING RELEASE BLOG HOP!


Welcome to day 2 of the Impression Obsession 2018 Spring Release Hop!
We have some beautiful new stamps to share AND Gift Certificates to give away!...

The Blog Hop will be posted on the Impression Obsession Blog at 6am EST January 22rd - January 26th.

Visit our fabulous IO Design Team’s blogs (only one comment per blog please) for a chance to win one of FIVE $25 Gift Certificates!
The more blogs you visit … the better chance you will have to win!!!
No need to comment on the Impression Obsession Blog to enter.
Comment entries will be open on all posts until 9pm CT on Sunday January 28th and all winners will be announced January 29th. 

You should be arriving here from


Your next stop on the hop will be
KELLI HULL

Here are your links for the IODT bloggers today!
See you back tomorrow for day 3!



Monday, January 22, 2018

IMPRESSION OBSESSION SPRING RELEASE HOP DAY 1!


Welcome to the Impression Obsession 2018 Spring Release Hop!
We have some beautiful new stamps to share AND Gift Certificates to give away!...

The Blog Hop will be posted on the Impression Obsession Blog at 6am EST January 22rd - January 26th.

Visit our fabulous IO Design Team’s blogs (only one comment per blog please) for a chance to win one of FIVE $25 Gift Certificates!
The more blogs you visit … the better chance you will have to win!!!
No need to comment on the Impression Obsession Blog to enter.
Comment entries will be open on all posts until 9pm CT on Sunday January 28th and all winners will be announced January 29th. 

You should be arriving here from




I  started by making a circle using Distress Oxides. A circle die cut mask was then used to cover the Oxide circle.
The sky BG was made next using the Oxides and water. After the BG was completely dried I removed the mask.
The silhouette image of the Elephant Scene and sentiment was stamped and then heat embossed onto the oxide BG. 

Impression Obsession Product

There are several silhouette images from IO in their new release. It is a fun and easy way to make a beautiful card!

Your next stop on the hop will be
KELLI HULL

Here are your links for the IODT bloggers today!
Thanks for looking and hope to see you back tomorrow for day 2!



Thursday, January 18, 2018

IMPRESSION OBSESSION CHALLENGE!

Have you started making your Valentine cards? 
Impression Obsession's new challenge just happens to be, I adore you! Anything with a Valentine theme will work along with your IO stamps!
Play along for a chance to win a $25 IO Gift Certificate. All the details can be found on the IO Blog.

A little love from the IODT
Dina Kowal




Impression Obsession's Valentine release is packed full of wonderful images and sentiments. 
The whimsy Triple Checked Hearts here are from Lindsay Ostrom. Darling and fun to color! And, don't you love the Happy Valentine Day font, one of my favorites!


Thanks for looking!



Thursday, January 4, 2018

IMPRESSION OBSESSION CHALLENGE

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Welcome to Impression Obsession's first challenge of the new year! 
We are bringing in the new year with a little shine! 
Add anything shiny to your project along with using IO products for a chance to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate.
New to our challenges? All the details can be found here on the IO Blog.


It's definitely winter here in the south. While I don't think we will be seeing any snow, January always reminds me of it. So, what better way to share some shine, a shaker filled with a snowy scene!




IO PRODUCTS USED


A little shine from the IODT!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

IMPRESSION OBSESSION CHALLENGE!

HAPPY THURSDAY & HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

It's a wonderful and very busy time of the year! We are squeezing in one last challenge before 2018. The theme is Anything Goes so...no excuse for not playing along! Just create using IO products for a chance at winning an Impression Obsession $25 Gift Certificate. You can see at the details on the IO Blog.

Before I forget...
We are sad to be saying goodbye to an incredibly talented DT member, Chris Dayton. Totally understand that family always comes first. We will miss you! 

Happy News...
We welcome a new DT member, Giovana Smith!



This season I seem to be saying the same thing, fast and easy!
Made with IO's JOY FRAME DIE, this shaker card is just that!
The die was cut first in the gold Mirricard. I ran the die a second time using only the ornament and cutting it in red. To add a little interest, I added gold Rainbow Tape along the embossed lines on the ornament. Acetate was adhered to the back side of the frame.
Foam tape was then placed around the edge of the frame.


The BG is a white Stardream paper that has been embossed with a holly and berry embossing folder. A few red sequins and clear beads were added into the popped up frame. Easy shaker card!

I love working with Mirricard paper for cards except when it comes to photographing!
It's very hard to get the true colors and not show any shadows! 

Thanks for looking and Happy Holidays.
See you next year!

Anything goes from the IODT

Thursday, December 7, 2017

IMPRESSION OBSESSION LAST MINUTE CHALLENGE!

Happy Thursday! Hope that you enjoyed the New Release Valentine Hop. 
And no, we haven't forgotten Christmas!
 In fact today starts a new challenge, Last Minute Holiday Cards or Gifts. Play along with us for a chance to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate. Share your holiday ideas using IO products and enter! Need help on how to play? All the guidelines can be found here on the IO blogGood luck!



Need a quick gift?
 Who doesn't love receiving a set of handmade cards. These cards were fun to make and super easy using IO's ink, stamps and MISTI!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

IMPRESSION OBSESSION VALENTINE RELEASE HOP DAY 3




It's day 3 of the Impression Obsession Valentine Release Blog Hop!
We have some beautiful new stamps to share AND Gift Certificates to give away!

The hop will run for 3 days (12/4/17-12/6/17) with a list of participants on the Impression Obsession Blog each day at 6am EST. Visit our fabulous IO Design Team’s blogs (only one comment per blog please) for a chance to win one of FOUR $25 Gift Certificates!

The more blogs you visit … the better chance you will have to win!!! Four random winners will be picked from all comments on all of the hop days (only one comment per blog per day please).

Comment entries will be open until 9pm CT on Sunday Decmeber 10th and all winners will be announced Monday December 11th. Good luck!

All of the new stamps you'll be seeing on the hop are available NOW at
www.iostamps.com



Do you have a special little Valentine? 
This sweet image could be colored for a boy or a girl and for any occasion!

The Fishscale BG die was used sideways to frame the Snail Love image.



IO PRODUCTS USED
C21033 SNAIL LOVE
B13615 A LITTLE SOMETHING
DIE544-YY FISHSCALE BACKGROUND


Here is your hop list for today!

Karen Amidon...that's me!

Thanks for looking and good luck on the hop!