Monday, April 22, 2019

Impression Obsession - Die Cut Obsession

There are so many amazing dies at Impression Obsession - this special Monday feature lets them have the spotlight! We hope you're inspired!

DIE801 Funky Floral Frame
DIE797 Crazy Stitched Set

This floral die is from the latest release - I used a favorite technique where you press the die into watercolor paper without cutting through, then flip the panel over and rub the raised lines with a white crayon or oil pastel. This creates a resist so you can color in the image using watercolors or other water media. I have a tutorial for the technique right HERE.

Here's a closer look at the raised lines - you can see where they resisted my watercoloring. I used a larger brush (#10 round) to make sure I kept my coloring loose.

DIE797 Crazy Stitched Set

This is the banner die I used - I stamped the sentiment on it, and then turned the straight side of the die across the cut to shorten it to a custom length.

MC670 Berry Sweet

This is the sentiment set I used - it's one of my designs, and it's a fun mix and match set with lots of possibilities!

Be sure to check out the other designers' blogs for inspiration - see the I.O. blog for all the details!

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. What a great technique. I love the look

  2. This is BEAUTIFUL, Dina! ;) I'll have to try this technique!

  3. A wonderful and gorgeous card design. I love the beautiful colors.