Friday, December 5, 2014

Simply Clean

Good Morning!

It doesn't get much cleaner than this.....

Two Stamps, One ink colour and Glitter!!!

I like the masculine feel of this card

Easy to mass reproduce


Would be pretty in blue I bet!!!


Happy Stamping!
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Impression Obsession Clean and Simple Challenge

Here's a little contrast from my Cardmaker Blog Hop Card!

This week's challenge is Clean and Simple Holiday Cards~

You can't get much cleaner than this one~ and quite frankly, I need to give myself a HUGE pat on the back for keeping this white card pristine.....yep, no inky finger marks here and I didn't have to redo it!!! YAY~!!!!

For my Card, I used 

Have Yourself (sentiment)

I used a patterned paper in behind the snowflake to give it a little ZIP!!!!

Make sure you head over to the

to enter your CAS card and to get a list of the DT players for today!!!!

Stay tuned for some more simple card samples in the next few days, as well as some great peeks and the upcoming Valentine Release!

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Impression Obsession Hops with CardMaker!

Welcome to the CardMaker and Impression Obsession Blog Hop!

If you have been hopping, you've just arrived form Theresa Momber's Blog

Today the CardMaker Designers and the Impression Obsession Designers will be showing you some wonderful holiday projects featuring stamps  and dies from Impression Obsession!

For my Sweet Winter Scene, I used the following Dies:

I capped the Brick house with the Snowy Roof Die

I used Glitter and Ultrafine Flowersoft to mimic the ice and snow!

Make sure and comment on each of the blogs in the hop!

If you haven't started, the Hop starts HERE at the Card Maker Blog

TWO winners will be randomly chosen to win a $25 Impression Obsession Gift Certificate! You have until Thursday December 4th at Midnight CT to enter. The winner will be chosen and announced on the Impression Obsession Blog on December 5th.

Next Stop? Mae Nazareth's Blog

Here is the Hop List in it's entirity!

Good luck in the Draw!!!!

CardMaker -

Anna Wight -

Piali Biswas -

Daniela Dobson -

Dina Kowal -

Penny Ward –

Ellen Taylor -

Jeanne Streiff –

Jeanne Jachna –

Jenny Gropp -

Karen Amidon -

Noelle McAdams –

Kittie Caracciolo -

Laura Fulcher –

Theresa Momber -

Vicki Garrett -

Mae Nazareth –

Impression Obsession –
Thursday, November 20, 2014

IO Stamps Thursday Challenge-Holiday Greetings

HI!  Are you all ready for the Holiday's yet? For my friends South of the Border, I hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!! I'm not remotely ready for Christmas here yet. I'm still working out some health issues, so I've been a little scarce. This has been a crazy six months and i'm hoping that treatment for my latest diagnosis of severe sleep apnea, will leave me feeling more rested. I want my energy back! That is ALL I want for Christmas. To feel that i'm finally on the mend!!!

This week's challenge is to create a Holiday Card.

I had fun building on this fun pop up design that I downloaded for my Silhouette.

I embossed the edges of the white sections with Gold embossing powder, as they were a little stark on their own. The Joy Sentiment is Stamped in Artichoke Ink, while the Christmas Cheer Sentiment is embossed in Gold as well.
I used two different dies for the Wreath as I wanted lots of dimension

On the base I used  the Twig Wreath Die Set and then topped it with Holly Wreath

I hope you like this fun card and will play along in the challenge.

Hop on over to the IO Stamps Blog to get the list of designers who are sharing a sample today and to enter your design in the challenge

Have a safe Holiday,


Thursday, November 6, 2014

Impression Obsession Thursday Challenge-Thanksgiving Wishes

I have to start by saying, I'm bad! Very very bad! The challenge this week is to create a Thanksgiving Card. Here in Canada, we celebrate Thanksgiving in October. So I truly do apologize that I didn't create a Thanksgiving Card

I was however, BUSTING at the seams to share this fun card with you!!! I designed it for a get in shape card class I taught last evening!!!

The ladies were totally pleased with all the dies that they got to experiment  with in the creation of this card!

Here's the list

I used one of my favourite Christmas Sentiments

I am almost certain that most of the Team is playing in the challenge, however head on over to the IO Blog to see who's playing for sure. You can also enter your creation there. Remember the challenge is Thanksgiving. To be eligible for the prize, don't be a rebel like me and follow the rules!

Good Luck!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Simply Prima #MyDollMyStyle

Earlier in October, I came across a fun post on the Prima Blog challenging us to create a project using one of the sweet Julie Nutting images- My Doll, My Style

So here she is!

A country girl at heart, she loves music and love

She loves a rustic country look and things simple and clean for the most part

She's a fan of Shabby Chick and all things vintage

I think she has great knees for an old bird!!!!

Hope you enjoyed my project!

With the exception of the burlap canvas and the Copic Markers used to colour the image, all of the supplies are from Prima Marketing!

Happy Stamping!
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Shades of Fall - IO Stamps Thursday Challenge

Hey!!!! Halloween is coming fast! For some reason, I thought that it was only the 9th of October. I can't believe it's the 16th already! Where did the time go!

This week, the challenge is to use shades of fall in your project.
I just happened to pick up this cute little top hat at the dollar store on the weekend, thinking it would be fun to decorate it with some fall fayre!!!

I used a few of the new Fall Dies in my project

In addition to the die cuts, I used some leaves and feathery stuff from M's

I took some of the paper wire from Prima Marketing and Sprayed it with Gold Foil Bloom Sprays
I think took my pearl pen and added some pearls around that
A few recollections Spiders and Voila! an Easy Peasy Project

Just figured out that it fits me, so if I get tired of using it as a centrepiece, I'll plunk it on my head!!!

OHHHHH!!! Did I mention that I LOVE LOVE LOVE the dimension in the Picket Fence Die??

No need to emboss, it's all done for me!!!!

Head on over to the IO blog to enter your fabby creation and to see which of the super talented DT girlz are playing

Happy Stamping!