Tuesday, July 23, 2013

IO CHA Blog Hop- Day 2



Welcome to day two of the Impression Obsession blog hop.  Today I wanted to show you a card I made using some of IO's new images featuring artists' tools.  I randomly stamped the Charcoal Pencil (C9038), Caligraphy Pen (C9037), Flat Paintbrush (D9046), and Fan Brush (E9044) on top of the Cover a Card Ledger background (CC165).  I knew that I would like the Ledger background, but I underestimated how many times I would use it.  It has already become one of my "go to" backgrounds.

To add a little interest to my brown-stamped card, I highlighted parts of the card with a white Prismacolor pencil and added a bit of yellow Pan Pastel chalk.  To finish the card, I added the Creative Imagination saying (C9041) and added a few brown pearls.

Don't forget to check out the other designers in the blog hop for a chance to win prizes.

Blog Hop Details
We are having a $25 Gift Certificate drawing each day during the hop, with an extra drawing on Friday. Follow the guidelines below the DT participant list each day and you will be eligible to win. Start with the DT line-up below for today, then come on back and click on the direct link to the new stamps/dies/clear sets in the last paragraph below:

Blog Hop List:
Impression Obsession Blog
Daniela Dobson
Dina Kowal
Ellen Taylor
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher (you are here)
Vicki Garrett

Rules for Drawing Eligibility
To be eligible for the $25 Gift Certificate drawings, Monday through Friday, and for the extra one on Friday you should:

•Leave a comment on the IO and each participating DT member's blog for that day.

•Posts are closed for each day at 10 p.m., EST, for that day's drawing.

•The winner(s) will be announced in the post for the next day.

•To be eligible to win the extra drawing Friday, you must have commented on each participating blog for each day (Monday through Friday). Posts close at 10 p.m., EST, Friday. (You can go back and catch up on comments to be eligible for the 5 day drawing on Friday.)

Join us for the week, tell your friends, and have fun every day.

Thanks for stopping by to look and share!!

49 comments:

the primitive country bug said...

Sweet card! Love the placement of all the brushes.

Jessica said...

Pretty card. Love the sentiment. And the tools too, since I'm a tool junkie! lol Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.
Jess

Anonymous said...

Eileen L. said...

Love the unique design with the stamps.

Karen Amidon said...

Very cool, great paper choice with your pens and brushes! Love your layout

Diane said...

Lovely card using the IO artist tools stamps.

Mary Ann said...

Very Pretty Card!!!Love the stamps!!!

Beth Norman said...

These are cool stamps. Your layout of them is awesome. It looks like it was one big stamp.

Rachel B. said...

Very pretty!

Gigi said...

very pretty card being an artist my self painting card making and scrapbooking. I love that paint brushes design.

Sabrina said...

What a very beautiful and lovely card!!

linda said...

beautiful! the sentiment perfectly suits the images - very creative.

stampqueen said...

Cool card!!!

Mickie said...

So neat and very inspirational.

lisa808 said...

Super--love the way you stamped the images.

Craftyfield said...

No!!!! I already had the Calligraphy Pen on my wish list, but after seeing your card I feel I need a brush... or two, maybe the pencil as well?

Linda Carson said...

Looks fabulous! The shadows on the brushes are the perfect touch!

Angie said...

Beautiful card! Love the stamped artist tools!!!

Lucy said...

Great card! I love the sentiment!

Miriam Prantner said...

I love these great images! Love how you created your own background with them.

Diane said...

Very creative and cool!!

Terry B said...

Love the ledger cover-a-card - I'll have to pick that up. You've made a relatively simple card and it looks so beautiful. Thank you

Sue D said...

Wonderful card design!

Lillian Child said...

This is definitely similar to my style of cardmaking ... thanks for sharing with us!

Robin Sachs said...

Great card! Love the stamp.

Miranda said...

Lovely these brushes and pencils, greet Miranda

Marsha said...

Makes me want to go create something! Love the verse and colors!

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

Laura,
This is a cute CAS card. Like those colors.

Shona said...

Beautiful CAS card. The writing tools look great with the ledger b'ground.

Janet Mack said...

What great stamps for an artist. They make a great background.

Vivian C. said...

Kraft and black always make a great combination. Cool card.

Patti J said...

Great card! Love the white touches...pure genius!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Fabulous stamping. TFS

McStamper said...

Love the stamps and your card looks great.

Katie said...

Great card Laura! Love these artist tool stamps too. Love your one layer collage and design too! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Betty Sue said...

This sentiment is so pretty and I love the paint brushes!

Designs By Sky said...

now that is a great card!. tfs

Denise Bryant said...

Very classy card! Love the brush and pen images!

Cindy said...

Fabulous! Great use of stamps--in fact it looks like patterned paper :-) Nice job!

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Perfect for a crafty friend! I love it! TFS

Karenladd said...

A lovely vintage card that would be great for male or female!

SHartl said...

A great sentiment and beautiful image!

Nancee Purdum said...

How cute is this! Lovely card! :) Nancee

Sparkly Engineer said...

I am in love with the subtle coloring on this card - super spiffy

Chrisi said...

Love the painbrush backgrounds - like office supplies

Nelda said...

Great card, especially for the men!
Nelda Deakins

SherylK said...

What are boundaries? LOL. And are there boundaries in how much creative supplies you buy? I think not. I love this wonderful card!

Sandra said...

great image!
Sandra ltb

Larissa Heskett said...

Wow!! Such a Neat Card!! Thanks for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

Paula Huiras said...

Very neat card-for an artist from an artist!
PH