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Welcome to my blog! I am a paper crafter that loves to share new tips and techniques. Feel free to case (copy and share everything) any of my projects. I am honored when my work is duplicated. I only ask that you provide a link to my blog if you are uploading to the internet anywhere, giving credit where credit is due. . Please do not submit my projects for contests or magazine submissions. Content within this blog are shared for personal/non-commercial use and for inspiration only. From time to time some of the products used on my blog have been provided by the vendors mentioned in my posts. Let me reassure you , I will always be completely honest with you whether I truly believe a product is fabulous or not.

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Thursday, 15 October 2015

Impression Obsession Challenge~Feeling Blue


Hello Friends!

It's Thursday and that means it's time for another Impression Obsession challenge!!  This weeks challenge is "FEELING BLUE"! 

Play along with us and create something inspired by "The Color Blue" 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

 I have 2 cards to share today....
Card#1

Impression Obsession Products Used~
Hey Girl D3905
Hey Girl
Garden Hydrangea Slip C9726
 Garden Hydrangea Snip

Border Duo 2 Die Set DIE018-V
Border Duo 2 Die Set
Other Supplies Used~Copic Markers:B000, B21, Y32, G21, G24:Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Broken China & Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, Stardust Stickles, Ribbon.

Card #2

 Impression Obsession Products Used~
Garden Rose Bouquet F9727
Garden Rose Bouquet
 A Bouquet Of Kindness C9710
 A Bouquet of Kindness

French Word Background L9724
 French Word Background
Border Duo 2 DIE Set DIE018-V
 Border Duo 2 Die Set
6-In-One Rectangle Frames DIE242-YY
Rectangle 6-in-1 Frames
Other Products Used~ Doily, Pearl Flourish, Pop Dots, Maya Road Pins, Memento Rich Cocoa Ink, Distress Inks: Antique Linen, Vintage Photo, Weathered Wood.
Copic Markers: B91-93-95, E44-42, G21-24-28

I hope you get a chance to play along with us IO girls! Thanks for stopping by and shave a fabulous day!!
Ellen

Friday, 9 October 2015

Impression Obsession Fall/Winter Die Hop~Day 2


Welcome to the Impression Obsession Fall Designer Die Hop!

We have some beautiful new dies to share AND Gift Certificates to give away!

The hop will start each day with a list of participants on the Impression Obsession Blog at 6am EST. Each day pay us a visit here and then head over and see our fabulous IO Design Team’s projects with our new dies on their blogs (only one comment per blog per day please).

The more blogs you visit each day… the better chance you will have to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate!!!

We will have two days of blog hopping (October 8th & 9th) and THREE prizes!

There will be a prize for each of the two hop days (comment entries open until 10pm CT each day) and a bonus prize will be awarded on the final day of our hop from all the comments left for both days. Comment entries will stay open until Friday at 10PM CT. Winners will be announced the following day. Good luck!

So….if you miss a day or time deadline your comments will still count for a chance to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate!

If you have any questions please email Jeanne.

All of the new dies you'll be seeing on the hop are available NOW! Click on over to see all the new dies......... Impression Obsession Store.

 
    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

I have a few new dies to share today........ 

Card #1 


Card #1 Supplies:
Impression Obsession Products Used~ 
Merry Christmas DIE330-R

Merry Christmas - TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK


Tree Landscape Layers DIE346-YY

Tree Landscape Layers
Santa's Sled DIE311-R
Santa's Sled




 
Other Products Used~red/Silver/white Glitter Paper, Pop Dots, Glossy Accents.

Card #2
Card #2 Supplies:
Impression Impression Products Used~
Reindeer Flourish DIE336-V
 Reindeer Flourish
 Peace DIE226-A
 Peace
 Pine Branch DIE021-N
Pine Branch Die
Lg. Poinsettia DIE323-Z 
 Lg. Poinsettia Set
Sm. Poinsettia Set DIE322-J 
 Sm. Poinsettia Set - TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK
 Rectangle 6-in-1 Frames DIE242-YY
 Rectangle 6-in-1 Frames
Other Products Used: Memento Luxe Wedding Dress Ink, Adirondack mushroom Ink, Sponge, Pearls, All purpose Ink Frost #72, Rubbing Alcohol.

Card#3
 
Card #3 Supplies:
Impression Obsession Products Used~
Peppermint Block DIE314-V 
Peppermint Block
Ornament Flourish DIE353-YY(I only used the flourishes in this die and saved the ornaments for another card)
 Ornament Flourish
Mason Jar DIE137-E
Mason Jar
 Sweet Wishes C8638
 Sweet Wishes
 Fir Sprig Set DIE112-D
 Fir Sprig Set
Other products Used:Vellum, Rhinestones, Sizzix Embossing Folder, Glossy Accents, Pop Dots, Bakers Twine.

Card #4
Card #4 Supplies:
Impression Obsession Products Used~
Deer and Doe DIE306-Y
Deer and Doe
Tree Landscape Layers DIE346-YY(I trimmed the trees off)

Tree Landscape Layers

Mistletoe and Bells DIE110-G

Mistletoe and Bells
Merry Christmas C3824 
 Merry Christmas
Other Products Used: Stardust Stickles, Pop Dots, Rhinestone, Versamark and Silver Embossing Powder.

Card #5 A stepped up version of the previous card.

Impression Obsession products Used~
Cardinals DIE333-H

Cardinals

 Forest DIE310-XX

Forest

 Deer and Doe DIE306-Y
 Deer and Doe
 Tree Landscape Layers DIE346-YY
Tree Landscape Layers(Again I trimmed the trees off)

 Other Products Used: Organza Ribbon, Memento Rich Cocoa Ink, Sponge, Stardust Stickles, Pop dots.

 Thanks for stopping by and good luck in the drawing!
Ellen

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Impression Obsession Fall/Winter Die Hop~Day 1

Welcome to the Impression Obsession Fall Designer Die Hop!

We have some beautiful new dies to share AND Gift Certificates to give away!

The hop will start each day with a list of participants on the Impression Obsession Blog at 6am EST. Each day pay us a visit here and then head over and see our fabulous IO Design Team’s projects with our new dies on their blogs (only one comment per blog per day please).

The more blogs you visit each day… the better chance you will have to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate!!!

We will have two days of blog hopping (October 8th & 9th) and THREE prizes!

There will be a prize for each of the two hop days (comment entries open until 10pm CT each day) and a bonus prize will be awarded on the final day of our hop from all the comments left for both days. Comment entries will stay open until Friday at 10PM CT. Winners will be announced the following day. Good luck!

So….if you miss a day or time deadline your comments will still count for a chance to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate!

If you have any questions please email Jeanne.

All of the new dies you'll be seeing on the hop are available NOW! Click on over to see all the new dies......... Impression Obsession Store.

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

I have a few new dies to share today....
Card #1

Card #1 Supplies:
IO Products Used~
Happy Halloween DIE326-F
 Happy Halloween
 Spider Web DIE115-J
 Spider Web
Skeleton DIE312-O
 Skeleton
Spider Web Background DIE313-YY
Spider Web Background
Other Products Used~Silver String, Glossy accents, Black Rhinestones, Pop Dots, Memento Grape Jelly ink, Sparkle Paper, Sponge.

Card #2



Card #2 Supplies:
Impression Obsession Products Used~
Boo DIE325-V
Boo
Jack O'Lantern Set DIE340-T
Jack O'Lantern Set

All-In One-Frames Ovals DIE292-WW
All-in-One Frames - Ovals
Other products Used~Black Rhinestones, Wink of Stella Orange, Green Markers, Sizzix Embossing Folder, Memento Tangelo & Cantaloupe ink.

 Card #3


 Card #3 Supplies:
Impression Obsession Products Used~
Boo DIE325-V
Boo
Mini Bats DIE331-D
Mini Bats

all-In-One-Frames rectangles 2 DIE291-WW
All-in-One Frames - Rectangles 2
Cover-A-Card Sky CC215
Cover-a-Card Sky
Other products Used~Wink of Stella Clear, Black Rhinestones, Memento Grape Jelly, Sponge.

Card #4



Card #4 Supplies:
Impression Obsession Products Used~
Sunburst Background DIE354-YY
Sunburst Background
Sun Will Come Out B14124

Sun Will Come Out

Other Products Used~Ribbon, Pop Dots, Sponge, Clear Embossing Powder, Memento Tangelo &Versafine Onyx Black.

Thanks for stopping by and good luck in the draw!!
Ellen