Welcome to the Impression Obsession March 2022 Release Celebration!
Each day, March 7th & 8th you can find a list of participants on the Impression Obsession Blog. We will be giving away THREE Impression Obsession $25 gift certificates for the event - so the more you comment through our Release Celebration the more chances to win!
All comments for each of the event days will be open until Tuesday March 15th at 8pm CT All winners will be announced on Wednesday March 15h on the Impression Obsession Blog.
The new stamps are available now! You can find them all HERE.
Greetings friends. Today I want to share three cards with you that use the Checkers Cover a Card background I used on yesterday's card as well as the new BBQ Time clear set that pairs really well with the new BBQ dies. They are such fun dies for summertime cards or the BBQ experts in your family.
For the first and second cards, I used the new Checkers background in black ink, but I wanted to achieve a look where the checkers would fade off into white as a gradient. To get this look, I inked up one part of the stamp with black ink and then used a sponge directly on my stamp to softly fade out the stark black ink edges. Once I softened my edges, I stamped my image onto white cardstock. You have a little flexibility in this method in that you can later cut down your white cardstock to pick out where you want the gradient to be placed on the card.
To finish the card, I added my ketchup and mustard dies, a few epoxy stars and my "punny" sentiment.
For my second card, I created the same gradient background. I also wanted my spatula to look well-used and well-loved, so I sponged some black Staz On ink to the edges of my silver cardstock spatula. I chose Staz On because my cardstock was shiny and I knew the ink would show up well and dry on the surface.
For the last card, I stamped the Checkers in red ink instead of black and edged the grill with black Impression Obsession ink to give it a bit of interest.
Here are all the punny sentiments you can find in the new BBQ Time clear set:
Impression Obsession Items Used:
DIE1170 Ketchup & Mustard
Flippin Spatula Card
DIE1167 Grill Utensils
Well Done Card
Cute sentiments. Sort of sassy, but not.
These are great!! Perfect cards for men!
These are fabulous!! Thanks for sharing.
Love those ketchup and mustard bottles..... they are the CATS MEOW!
I love all the puns and great checked designs perfect for BBQ fun cards!
Love love love these stamps. That spatula card is soooo "flippin" awesome tyfs :)
Fun, fun & more fun!! I love punny cards and these are perfection.
Love the cute puns! Fun cards!
Great cards. The way you have faded the checkerboard is so cool. I'll have to try this technique.
Marisela Delgado said: So cute! ☺ Marisela firstname.lastname@example.org
Nice project shares. I like the faded blends.
love the simplicity of your cards - love the designs
Cute simple cards....
Cute cards with the BBQ theme.
That checkered background is everything! Can use it for so many kinds of makes!
Thanks for participating in the Hop and for sharing your unique ideas.
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