Ken Oliver Crafts / Impression Obsession Hop!

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Welcome to the Ken Oliver Crafts/Impression Obsession Blog Hop!

We have some beautiful projects to share AND PRIZES to give away! The hop will run for 2 days (3/4/16 – 3/5/16) with a list of participants on the Ken Oliver Crafts and Impression Obsession Blogs each day at 8am EST. Visit the fabulous designers from both team’s blogs (only one comment per blog please) for a chance to win 4 great prizes during the hop!

The more blogs you visit … the better chance you will have to win!!!

Ken Oliver Crafts will be giving away a set of Color Burst to two lucky winners!

Impression Obsession will be giving away a $25 Gift Certificates to two lucky winners!

Four chances to win a great prize through the hop!

Comment entries will be open until 9pm EST on Sunday March 6th and all winners will be announced Monday March 7th on the Ken Oliver Crafts and Impression Obsession Blogs.  Good luck!

My project uses J16149 Blooming Flower, DIE334-M Greetings Top Edgers  and DIE278-E Tied Line from Impression Obsession and Color Burst  (Terre Verte, Lemon YellowAlizarin Crimson and Merlot) Best Ever Craft Mat (name says it all.. it’s the best!) and Stick It adhesive for my die cut from Ken Oliver Crafts.

I heat embossed my image and watercolored with Color Burst. IP Thinking Jeanne_Streiff

Hop list

Friday- March 4th

Jeanne Streiff – you are here!

Diana Hetherington

Anna Wight

Kimberly Jones

Vicki Garrett

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Karen Amidon

Tracy Pounds

Laura Fulcher

Nikki Davis

 Saturday – March 5th

Yvonne Blair 

Dina Kowal

Giovana Smith

Jenny Gropp

Laurel Beard

Kittie Caracciolo

Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli

Daniela Dobson

Krista Cheryl Riley 

127 responses to “Ken Oliver Crafts / Impression Obsession Hop!

  1. Wow Love this – Color Burst have such fantastic colours. Beautiful

    Crafty hugs Pen x

  2. What a beautiful card. Did you spray the color onto the mat, mix with water and apply to the embossed image with a brush? What tool did you use to corner the paper? Love it and thank you.

  3. Maureen Chandler

    What a beautiful card! Would you consider doing a video?? Thanks so much for sharing your work of art!

  4. Ahhhhh, this is really pretty, Jeanne!! Love, love, love it.

  5. DisasterGirlReb

    Love the texture feel to it.

  6. Beautiful! I need to remember to emboss before water coloring sometimes, too.

  7. Love the oversize flowers with the color wash. Great style!

  8. Teresa Godines #6857

    Such a beautiful card. I love the diagonal sentiment. TFS

  9. A beautiful Rose love it

  10. Such a gorgeous card! All the color just pops and says…”Hey, check me out”!!

  11. Love the deep rich colors so beautiful!

  12. The embossing looks so awesome with the watercoloring!

  13. sandy halliburton

    this is a gorgeous card! love the large sized flower! your coloring with the color burst is impeccable too…. i’ll have to attempt a CASE of this!

  14. Gorgeous card! I love the beautiful Blooming Flower stamp and the dies you used along with those pretty colors of Color Bursts!

  15. Love it! Thank you for sharing. I need a misty tool lol!

  16. Beautiful card.

  17. Arianna Barbara

    Wow! Amazing card!!!!

  18. Wow love the way the flower pops.

  19. Beautiful

  20. Your card is stunning, I love the richness and depth of the colour you created on the rose itself!

  21. Such a beautiful card. I can’t wait to try out these colour burst powders.

  22. I see there are a lot of ways to use Color Burst and I need to get started…beautiful card!

  23. Lovely colours and card

  24. Loving what you did with the colorburst. I have to do more empossing too!!

  25. Beautiful card. I absolutely love Color Burst. Can’t wait to use the new the colors. Thanks for the inspiration.

  26. Beautiful and fun!!

  27. Oh, Jeanne, I think your card is perfect. A dramatic image and a softer background. Fabulous!

  28. Beautiful card. Your use of the Color Burst is lovely. How did you get it to look so soft? Great inspiration!!!

  29. Pretty,pretty color.

  30. Your card is amazing.

  31. Beautiful coloring! I would like to try Colorbursts.

  32. Awesome coloring. Love the colour burst texture. Nice card.

  33. Lovely I am really trying to learn watercoloring techniques.

  34. That is just beautiful, I have always admired your work!

  35. Love the vibrant color burst.

  36. I love the Color Burst line!

  37. Gilda (McStamper)

    Your card is so beautiful. I have got to get Color Burst.

  38. Great card. Love the background, flower and how you used the border die.

  39. I love the colors of the colorburst very bright and beautiful

  40. What a great card!! Love the use of the dies and the color of the flower is so eye catching. Thanks for sharing

  41. This is BEAUTIFUL, Jeanne! I LOOOOVE what you’ve done with the Color Burst! This is SO RICH IN COLOR!!! 😉

  42. I love this. Very nice.

  43. Beautiful. All of it. Just beautiful!

  44. A pretty card and a fascinating technique!

  45. I really cant begin to tell you how much I want to use this product! I am blown away by the colors and your rose card is stunning! I love the bow, the vibrance and the angled words!

  46. Beautiful card – I have not used color burst before – a tutorial would be great !!

  47. Beautiful flower! Love the color you added behind it. Love the embossing detail too. Great job! 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  48. awesome card. . . . I keep practicing. . . .

  49. I love Color Bursts and I love IO! Beautiful card!

  50. Very pretty card–beautiful colors.

  51. Love the embossing

  52. Beautiful card! I actually just discovered and tried Color Burst at a friend’s house earlier today! So fun!

  53. Such beautiful watercoloring with the color burst! The tied line die is the perfect embellishment! Thanks for sharing!

  54. Love the gorgeous flower image and the rich colors!

  55. Beautiful rose and your background is so soft and wonderful. I am new to these paints and havent gotten to the light colouring yet, too heavy handed thats me lol.

  56. I love what you have done with the Colorburst and the pretty soft background 🙂

  57. Love the technique you chose. Beautiful!

  58. What a gorgeous the look!!!

  59. That flower is stunning! I love how you water painted around it. Hugz

  60. Gorgeous water-color painting

  61. Ruth Aubertine

    Beautiful card!!! Great job!

  62. Lucy Williams

    Dramatic, but simple. Love your colors.

  63. Love the rose stamp…awesome coloring

  64. I live how your embossing makes the image pop! It’s so crisp.

  65. I love your card! It is so beautiful.

  66. I am just beginning to explore heat embossing and watercoloring techniques. Love these two techniques together and the use of color and sentiments make this a perfect combination.

  67. Carol Froehlich

    I just love the watercoloring on this card. Fabulous!!
    Thanks for the hop!!

  68. Jeanne, I love the look of the embossing and watercoloring, Such a beautiful card and a clever way to add the senitment.

  69. There is nothing to equal the vibrant colors of Color Burst!

  70. Very pretty. Love the technique of embossing then using the Color Burst. This technique reminds me of outlining your image when you colored in a coloring book when I was little.

  71. Love how you used the Color Bursts. This is such a lovely card!

  72. The Color Burst colors are very vibrant. Beautiful card!

  73. Love the vibrant colors.

  74. Gorgeous! I’m especially lovin’ those leaves!!

  75. Martha Gunckel

    I just bought some Color Bursts water colors and got the new colors too. Your card is so beautiful and a great inspiration. Thanks for sharing this beautiful rose with all of us

  76. Love the card! Color burst is so vibrant….

  77. I have not yet tried color burst – I love it that you can color and watercolor!

  78. Jeannie….What a lovely card you made! I especially like the soft background and that adorable die cut angled on the card…LOVE! The colors are amazing. I can’t wait to try “Color Burst!”

  79. Very pretty. What did you heat emboss the image with. It looks gold?

  80. Isabelle Baudin

    Your card is gorgeous, I love it ! I really have to try the Color Burst….

  81. Beautiful!

  82. Beautiful embossing and background.

  83. What a nice card I like how you put the thinking of you at that slant it just adds that little extra.

  84. Wow, I love that big flower!! I’ve been wanting some Color Burst for a long time… now I MUST have some! 🙂

  85. Good to know that I can get that look from the Color Burst set that sits in my cabinet! Gotta try it again!

  86. Rosa M. Vasquez

    The rose looks amazing with the heat embossing and coloring!

  87. Patty Combest

    The the rose, always a favorite.

  88. Julie Strenke

    Love this card it is beautiful.

  89. Fabulous card! Love Kens powdered watercolors.

  90. Kristine Vencel

    Stunning, intense colors! Beautiful.

  91. Brithzi Sandy

    Gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing.

  92. Michele Check

    Fabulous artwork! So realistic, just love this card and would love to see you do a video on your technique.

  93. Your card is beautiful!!! I love it!

  94. Beautiful card! I like how you embossed the image before you water colored the image.

  95. love this do you have you tubes?

  96. Such a pretty card!

  97. Your card is so pretty. I love how you embossed it for an outlining texture. Wonderful job.

  98. The embossing, watercolor and colorburst paint gives dimension and lots of texture. Beautiful.

  99. Ericka Strange

    Beautiful card love the colors and the stamp is beautiful too!

  100. Wow, I love the shading on the flower and leaves. The contrast against the light wash is great!

  101. Beautiful coloring of a beautiful flower! Lovely card, now I want to play!

  102. Beautiful Jeanne!!! Love the wAtercolor look you did behind the flower.

  103. Lisa Shireman

    Amazing work! I love the deep, rich color you were able to get on your flowers. Love it!

  104. Debbie Siddle

    I love embossing because it’s such a beautiful way to decorate anything. x

  105. Your card is beautiful. I love it


  106. What a gorgeous card! 🙂

  107. This is GORGEOUS! Love!

  108. Beautiful! The coloring is awesome.
    Dorothy aka etsdas

  109. Love the edges of this card!

  110. So very pretty!

  111. I hadn’t thought of using Color Bursts for watercoloring. Your card is beautiful. TFS.

  112. What a quick way to make a beautiful yet simple background. The stamp was lovely, too.

  113. Lovely card–everything about it–the painting, the die cut…

  114. Love how vibrant your rose it in comparison to background.

  115. Your card knocked my socks off. It is so gorgeous. The color bursts used for water coloring is inspired. Thanks

  116. Beautiful card! I love the bright bold color!

  117. Sandy Fleming

    I love the watercoloring with Colorbursts. Just beautiful!

  118. AWESOME! I absolutely love how the Color Burst moves and blends!

  119. Pretty card. I love the vibrant color!!

  120. This is an awesome inspiration card just right for spring!

  121. Lovely card. I like the soft background to set off the flower and the angled Thinking of You.

  122. beautiful job! Love the stamped image and resist technique is so striking. Well done.

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