Thursday, August 18, 2016

Impression Obsession DT Challenge: A Day at the Beach

The Impression Obsession team's challenge today is to create a project with a beach theme. This card was one of my board samples from last summer's release - I love lighthouses, and Gary's artistic style captures them perfectly.

I used Touch Twin Markers to loosely color the scene, and did some palette blending with a rubbing alcohol in a waterbrush for the sky and water. (I have a very old video showing that technique HERE - I should probably redo that one!)

The wheel embellishment is die cut from chipboard covered in aluminum foil tape, and attached to the card with a mini brad. The burlap ribbon is from The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store. :)

IO products I used: Lighthouse with FlowersMini Nautical die set

Be sure to check out these other designers' blogs for inspiration -

Anna @ Sassy & Sweet Notes
Daniela @ For the First Time
Dina @ Mama Dini's Stamperia ---- you're here
Jeanne @ Inky Paws
Jenny @ One Krafty Kat
Karen @ Paper Lilies and Ink
Kittie @ Kittie Kraft
Laura @ Laura's Stamp Art Journal
Vicki @ Summerthyme Studio

Remember you can enter these challenges too, using your Impression Obsession stamps! See the I.O. blog for all the details - you might even win a $25 gift certificate!! We'd love to have you join us.
Thanks for stopping by!

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