Hello! This is the week of the Craft and Hobby Association conference where companies unveil their latest and greatest products. Impression Obsession has a ton of new images to showcase as well as brand new stamp designers to introduce to you. All this week, the Impression Obsession design team will be posting sneak peeks of the new products. I hope you will stop by often to to take a look!
For my first card, I would like to show you a design by new stamp artist, Hannah Davies. When I saw Hannah's drawings, they instantly spoke to me. I just love their whimsical quality. I chose to use her Reindeer (F10007) image as well as one of the newer Cover a Card backgrounds (Stripes and Dotty Circles, CC094). Finally, I added a saying from the CL304 All I want for Christmas clear set.
One of the things I would like to talk about with my card is trying to get the lines to match up over the various colors. First, I stamped the background onto my kraft notecard. Next, I stamped the background onto a large sheet of red cardstock. I used a larger piece of red paper so that I could cut it down smaller and line it up to what I had stamped onto kraft paper. For the saying, I once again stamped my red paper with the background and punched a circle where I wanted the saying to go on my card. It was a lot of stamp aligning, but I liked the finished look. Here is a close-up of the patterns:
Are you too anxious to see more? How about a link to the new Impression Obsession catalog with all the new images? You can find it here.
Want to see more design team samples? Check out what Daniela, Deborah, Dina, Jeanne, Julie, Kathy, created. Be sure to visit the various blogs since leaving comments will enter you to win a $25 IO gift certificate. You can find more information about that on the Impression Obsession blog.
Also, you have a chance to submit your own work for a chance to win another $25 IO gift certificate. On July 21st, Shirley will be posting contest information on the Impression Obsession blog. As a heads up, the theme will be to make a card using only Impression Obsession stamps (in case you want to get started now).
I hope to see you a lot this week. It should be lots of fun!