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Thursday, 6 August 2015

Impression Obsession Challenge~Fall Colors

Hello Friends!
It's Thursday and that means it's time for another Impression Obsession challenge!!  This weeks challenge is "Fall Colors". 

Play along with us and create something inspired by "Fall Colors" and you could win a $25 gift certificate to the IO store store, just simply by playing along! Just go to the IO Blog for the details on how to play.

Check out what my talented teammates have created to inspire you.....

   IO Blog                                   
 Anna Wight
 Daniela Dobson   
  Dina Kowal 
Ellen Taylor ~That's Me 
  Jeanne Streiff 
  Jenny Gropp 
  Karen Amidon 
  Laura Fulcher
  Vicki Garrett
Kittie Caracciolo

Today's card is pretty quick and simple. 
~Stamp Leafy Vine Background L9787 with Memento Rich Cocoa and color it with Copic Markers, Y30, Y31, E35 and B0000.  Sponge the edges with Memento Rich Cocoa.  Attach to a dark brown mat.
~Stamp  Happy and Warm Wishes B9785 with Versafine Vintage Sepia on white card stock that has been colored with Copic Marker B0000 and emboss it with Clear Embossing Powder.

~Tie Burlap string to the smallest frame from the All-In-One Rectangles 2 DIE291-WW 
and adhere over sentiment. 

~Pop sentiment up on the bottom center of image panel and adhere the end of the string to the back of the image panel.

~Attach to a card base. Easy Peasy!!

 Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous day!

Impression Obsession Products~
Happy and Warm Wishes B9785 
 Happy and Warm Wishes
Leafy Vine Background L9787
Leafy Vine Background
All-In-One Rectangles 2 DIE291-WW 

All-in-One Frames - Rectangles 2
Other Products Used~Memento Rich Cocoa, Versafine Vintage Sepia; Copic Markers; Y30, Y31, E35, B0000; Pop Dots, Sponge, Burlap String, Clear embossing Powder.


  1. Such a lovely card!!!!! Love that BG!

  2. The way you colored the leaves is so realistic...like real fall leaves. Great coloring. This is a very nice card. Beautiful sentiment as well. TFS

  3. Such a lovely card and I love that background stamp!

  4. your leaves loos so real! beautiful card!

  5. Beautiful card Ellen, the background looks like designer paper. I hope you are doing well, Hugs, Shirleyxx


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