Thursday, October 15, 2009

IODT Challenge 'Winter'

It's time for another Impression Obsession challenge! This time the challenge is to create a Winter card. Want to see your card featured on the Impression Obsession blog? Email your challenge cards using IO images to Shirley . Every week cards will be selected to showcase on the IO blog!!!
I've been dying to try a snowflake using the Spellbinders pendant die, and this seemed the perfect opportunity. I used cool, icy colors and shimmery chalks and cardstock for a cold winter feel. I used the large snowflake from Leigh Hannan's Snowflakes clear stamp set to stamp Versamark onto white cardstock. Then I brushed some shimmery chalks over it. Very pretty, subtle color, just like a snowflake should be. I die cut two of the pendant dies from pearl white cardstock, and layered them at right angles. A pretty sheer white bow finishes it off.
Now it's your turn to create a winter card using your IO stamps! Get all the details at the IO Blog.
Don't forget to check out the rest of the teams blogs for more winter inspiration:
Thanks for looking!
Stamps: Impression Obsession
Ink: Versamark
Paper: Pearl cardstock, SU, Heavenly White, The Paper Company
Accessories: Pebbles chalks, Spellbinders pendant dies, Nestabilities, sheer white ribbon

7 comments:

  1. beautiful! such an elegant card!

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  2. Wow! Kathy, this is just so elegant and beautiful!

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  3. This looks very elegent. Great colour choice!
    Clairex

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  4. It´s so beautiful! This card is a dream!
    Hugs from Austria
    Doris

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  5. So elegant and shimmery!!! I love it -- even though it is a wintery card -- it is warm and wonderfully done!

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  6. Katarina, this is such an elegant card! Really like the cool, shimmery look of this card! Great use of the snowflake stamp on this die cut, very PRETTY! :)

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