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New DKdesigns Stamps at Impression Obsession!

Dina Kowal is the newest Impression Obsession artist! Dina’s collection of nautical and travel-themed stamps are just in time for summer!

Tomorrow we will be showing some of the fun new summer images from artist Gary Robertson!

My card uses F12035 Ship Grid & D13011 Bowlines

To celebrate the release our IO Design Team is showcasing creations using her images today.  Be sure to check them out using the links below:

Dina Kowal
Daniela Dobson
Jenny Gropp
Laura Fulcher
Vicki Garrett

1. Die cut card with Sizzix Flip-its Square die. Sponge with Chocolate ink and doodle around edge with fine black pen.
2. Stamp image with Licorice  ink. Mask squares (I used Post-its) and sponge images with Chocolate ink.
3. Mat image with dark brown cardstock. Attach to card.
4. Stamp sentiment with Licorice ink. Sponge with Chocolate ink and mat with cardstock. Attach to card.
5. Tie ribbon around card and knot.


Stamps:Impression Obsession (F12035 Ship Grid, D13011 Bowlines)
Sizzix: 655268 Sizzix Big Shot,  Sizzix Movers & Shapers Flip-its Square
Ribbon: Really Reasonable Ribbon
Ink: Clearsnap Premium Dye ink (Chocolate, Licorice)
Papers: www.discountcardstock.com (Sunflowers Light Prismatic 70#, Suede Brown Dark Prismatic 70#, Brilliant White 80#)
Other: Sponge, Post-it notes, fine black pen


Happy Birthday Bag

Here is a sweet bag finished off with a pretty Satin bow.

I use my eclips to cut scallop bag from light blue cardstock with 656856 Sizzix eclips Cartridge – Albums, Bags & Boxes. Sponge edges of scallops with brown ink. Stamp “a happy birthday” sentiment and flowers on front of bag. Assemble the bag with tacky tape. Thread ribbon through hole and tie in a bow. Stamp sentiment on blue cardstock. Stamp “wishing you” sentiment on a strip of white cardstock. Attach under bow. Add pearls.


Stamps – The Stamps of Life (daisies2garden)
Cardstock – Discount Cardstock (Baby Blue Light Prismatic 70#)
Ribbon – Really Reasonable Ribbon (Dark Satin w/Grosgrain Edge assortment) Die cuts: Sizzix eclips, 656856 Sizzix eclips Cartridge – Albums, Bags & Boxes
Other:  tacky tape, pearls

CPS224 How Are You?

It’s CPS time!

Please post a direct link to your CPS224  inspired card –> HERE to be entered into this week’s prize drawing.

This week’s prize is sponsored by Sparkle Creations!


Stamps: Sparkle Creations (Swimming Lucy), The Stamps of Life
Cardstock: DiscountCardstock.com (Posh White Felt, Nautical Blue Light, Baby Blue Light)
Inks: Memento
Trims: Really Reasonable Ribbon (Lemon Diamond Satin)
Die cuts using 655934 Sizzix eclips, 656250Sizzix Big Shot Pro and (656904 Sizzix.com Exclusive Bigz XL Die – Brackets, Scallops & Swirls, 656857 Cards and Envelopes Cartridge)